Terms of Use

Except as otherwise provided in a written agreement signed by Vulcan Portals Inc. dba FlipStart Labs (“FlipStart Labs”), these Terms of Use represent the entire understanding between you and FlipStart Labs regarding your use of www.flipstart.com (the “Site”) and your submission of any materials to us. FlipStart Labs is providing you access to the Site subject to these Terms of Use and the flipstart.com Privacy Policy. By accessing the Site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms of Use and your acceptance of the Privacy Policy.  FlipStart Labs reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, update, or remove portions of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, so please check them from time to time as your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of any changed terms. We will post any changes to these Terms of Use on this page so you can readily review the current version. We will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the bottom of the Terms of Use the date it was last updated. If you are dissatisfied with these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of the Site.

Personal and Non-Commercial Use Only

Unless otherwise specified in writing by FlipStart Labs, the Site is available for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, products or services obtained through this Site.

Disclaimer

ANY USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN SOLE RISK. THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE INCLUDEING, WITHOUT LIMIATION, ALL SUPPORT INFORMATION, IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS. FLIPSTART LABS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE RELATED TO: (1) THE OPERATION OF THE SITE; (2) THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED OR DESCRIBED THEREIN; AND (3) ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO US THROUGH THE SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, FLIPSTART LABS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), REGARDING THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, AND SERVICES DESCRIBED THEREIN, AND ANY INFORMATION OR APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, FLIPSTART LABS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. FLIPSTART LABS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THE SITE OR THE SERVICES DESCRIBED THEREIN. YOU ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT YOU UPLOAD, EMAIL OR OTHERWISE POST USING THE SITE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL FLIPSTART LABS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERUPTION, OR LOSS OF DATA, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS DESCRIBED THEREIN, THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, ANY APPLICATION, INFORMATION, OR REQUEST SUBMITTED TO US THROUGH THE SITE, AND/OR THE SERVICES DESCRIBED THEREIN, EVEN IF FLIPSTART LABS IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FLIPSTART LABS’S LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF $100.

Links

The Site may contain links to other Web sites that are owned and operated by someone other than FlipStart Labs.  FlipStart Labs provides these links solely as a convenience. The appearance of a link does not imply FlipStart Labs’ endorsement, nor is FlipStart Labs responsible for the content on any linked site. These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are applicable only when you are on the Site. Once you choose to link to another website, you will be bound by the terms of use and privacy statement applicable to such website.

Eligibility

You must be 18 years or older to use the Site.

Compliance with Laws

You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of the Site and your use of the services described therein. FlipStart Labs controls and operates this Site from its headquarters in the United States of America and makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this Site from outside of the United States of America, you are entirely responsible for compliance with local laws. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all information or promotional materials found on this Site are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in the United States.

Submissions

FlipStart Labs does not want and cannot accept any information or submissions through the Site or otherwise, including, without limitation, any requests, proposals, business plans, applications, ideas, suggestions or other materials through the Site or otherwise.  All requests, proposals, business plans, applications, ideas, suggestions, comments, feedback, and other materials disclosed, submitted, or offered to FlipStart Labs, using the Site or otherwise (collectively, “Submissions”) will not be treated as confidential or proprietary and FlipStart Labs will have no nondisclosure obligations or use prohibitions related to the Submissions. FlipStart Labs does not claim ownership of the Submissions; however, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting FlipStart Labs, its affiliates and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of FlipStart Labs’ businesses, including without limitation the license rights to display, publish, reproduce, modify, transmit, sublicense, translate, create derivative works from, and distribute Submissions in any medium and through any method of distribution, transmission or display for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you or anyone else.   FlipStart Labs reserves the right to reject any Submission or request for information and to bar any user from the Site, for any reason, in FlipStart Labs’ sole discretion.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use; Indemnity

You warrant that you will not use the Site or any of the content obtained from the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair any FlipStart Labs server or the network(s) connected to any FlipStart Labs server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site, including without limitation through hacking or any other means. You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless FlipStart Labs, its subsidiaries and affiliates and their respective officers, employees and agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs and liabilities, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site or any violation of these terms.

General Proprietary Rights

The Site is owned by FlipStart Labs and contains material that is derived in whole or in part from FlipStart Labs and other sources. The Site and its contents are protected by international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from the Site, including without limitation code or software, without FlipStart Labs’ express written permission.

Copyright

All designs, text, code, graphics, and interfaces, and the selection and arrangements thereof, on the Site are the property of FlipStart Labs, or FlipStart Labs’ content suppliers and licensors, and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Prior permission to use, reproduce, or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork, or other information or materials on the Site must be obtained from the copyright owner, regardless of the intended use. Any unauthorized use, reproduction or distribution of the designs, text, code, graphics, interfaces or other copyright protected works (whether marked as such or not) appearing on the Site is in violation of copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws and may result in severe criminal penalties and/or civil fines.

Trademarks

“FlipStart” “FlipStart Labs” “Navigator” “InfoPane” and all logos, designs and symbols associated with such terms are trademarks of Vulcan Portals Inc. and/or its affiliates. They may not be used in connection with any product or service other than those offered by FlipStart Labs or its affiliates, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion, or in any manner that disparages or discredits FlipStart Labs or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Applicable Law

The laws applicable to the interpretation of these Terms of Use shall be the laws of the State of Washington without reference to its conflict of law provisions.

Disputes

You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use, the Site, and/or the services described herein shall be filed exclusively in the state or federal courts of King County, Seattle, Washington, USA, and you hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts. No action arising under or relating to these Terms of Use may be brought by either party more than one year after the cause of action has accrued.

Termination

These Terms of Use shall remain in force until terminated by FlipStart Labs. FlipStart Labs may terminate the Terms of Use, or suspend your access to all or part of the Site, without notice, for any conduct that FlipStart Labs, in its sole discretion, determines to be disruptive or in violation of any applicable law or these Terms of Use. The provisions included herein regarding disclaimers, limitations of liabilities, Submissions, intellectual property rights, choice of law, and venue shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use.

Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.