Terms of Use

Welcome to the Echo Health Ventures LLC website. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this website. By accessing this website in any manner, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, and any additional terms and conditions that are referenced below or otherwise may apply to specific areas of this site.

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Such changes will be effective when posted. By continuing to use the site after we post any such changes, you accept the Terms of Use as modified.

NO OFFER, SOLICITATION OR ADVICE

Nothing on this Website is intended to constitute (i) an offer, or solicitation of an offer, to purchase or sell any security, other asset or service, (ii) investment advice or an offer to provide such advice, or (iii) a basis for making any investment decision.  This website does not make any effort to present a comprehensive or balanced description of Echo Health Ventures LLC or its investment activities.

DISCLAIMER OF PROFESSIONAL OR FINANCIAL ADVICE

NOTHING IN THIS SITE CONSTITUTES PROFESSIONAL AND/OR FINANCIAL ADVICE, NOR DOES ANY INFORMATION ON THIS SITE CONSTITUTE A COMPREHENSIVE OR COMPLETE STATEMENT OF THE MATTERS DISCUSSED OR THE LAW RELATING THERETO. ECHO HEALTH VENTURES IS NOT AN INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND DOES NOT MAKE ITS SERVICES AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. NO ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN OR NOT BE TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE.

NOTHING ON THIS SITE CONSTITUTES OR FORMS A PART OF ANY OFFER FOR SALE OR SUBSCRIPTION OF, OR ANY INVITATION TO OFFER TO BUY OR SUBSCRIBE FOR, ANY SECURITIES, NOR SHOULD IT OR ANY PART OF IT FORM THE BASIS OF, OR BE RELIED UPON IN ANY CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTRACT OR COMMITMENT WHATSOEVER.

RULES OF CONDUCT

There are a few rules of conduct that you are required to follow when you use this website:

Do not “harvest” (or collect) information from the site using an automated software tool or manually on a mass basis (unless we have given you separate written permission to do so). This includes, for example, information about other users of the site and information about the offerings, products, services and promotions available on the site.

Do not use automated means to access the site, or gain unauthorized access to the site or to any account or computer system connected to the site. This prohibition does not apply to search engines accessing the site solely for web indexing purposes.

Do not “stream catch” (download, store or transmit copies of streamed content).

Do not obtain, or attempt to obtain, access to areas of the site or our systems that are not intended for access by you.

Do not “flood” the site with requests or otherwise overburden, disrupt or harm the site or its systems.

Do not circumvent or reverse engineer the site or its systems.

Do not restrict or inhibit another user or users from using and enjoying this site.

You also must comply with all applicable laws and contractual obligations when you use this site.

OWNERSHIP OF SITE CONTENT

We or our licensors or partners own the intellectual property rights in the content and materials displayed on this website. You may use this site (including such content and materials) for your own personal, non-commercial use, but you may not exploit it commercially. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email or other electronic means) any material from this site unless explicitly authorized in these Terms of Use or by the owner of the materials. You may, however, download and/or print one copy of individual pages of the site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

DMCA Notice

Echo Health Ventures respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with this information:

  • A physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
  • Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 

Echo Health Ventures Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site can be reached as follows:

Copyright Agent

Echo Health Ventures LLC

100 SW Market Street

Portland, OR 97201

Attn: Legal Department

e-mail: legal@echohealthventures.com

 

 

 

Submitting a Business Plan or Other Confidential Information 

Due to the large number of business plan ideas and related materials that we review, and the similarity of many such plans and materials, we cannot accept responsibility for protecting against misuse or disclosure any confidential or proprietary information or other materials in the absence of our express written agreement to do so. Any plans, information and other materials you submit in connection with this Website may be used or disclosed by us for any purpose and in any manner, as we determine in our sole discretion. Please consider this carefully before sending us any information or other materials that you deem confidential or proprietary.

CHANGES TO THIS SITE

We reserve the right to make changes to, or to suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently), this site or any portion of this site. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance.

SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF ACCESS

We have the right to deny access to, and to suspend or terminate your access to, the site, or to any features or portions of the site, at any time and for any reason, including for any violation by you of these Terms of Use. In the event that we suspend or terminate your access to and/or use of the site, you will continue to be bound by the Terms of Use that were in effect as of the date of your suspension or termination.

LINKING POLICIES

This site may contain links to other websites or to third-party sellers of products and services. Such links are provided for your convenience only, and you access them at your own risk. We are not responsible for, and do not endorse, the content of any such sites, or the products and services sold on them, nor do we take responsibility for the accuracy of any such sites. When you visit a linked site, you should read the terms of use and privacy policy that govern that particular linked site.

We welcome links to this site so long as: (i) this site opens in a new browser window which displays the full version of a page of this site (e.g., not merely one of its frames, and not an "in-line" link to a particular image or object on this site), (ii) the link to this site does not state or imply any sponsorship of your website or service by us or by this site; and (iii) this site is not display-framed within or obfuscated by other content. You may not use on your site any trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on this site, including but not limited to any logos, without our express written consent. We reserve the right to revoke your right to link to this site upon notice. If you receive such a notice from us, you agree to discontinue your link to the site.

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES

We control and operate this website from our facilities in the United States of America, and unless otherwise specified, the materials displayed on this website are presented solely for the purpose of promoting products and services available in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. We do not represent that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access this site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

APPLICABLE LAW; NO WAIVER; SEVERABILITY

These Terms of Use, and the relationship between you and us, will be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you and we nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these terms and conditions will remain in full force and 
effect.

GOVERNING JURISDICTION

ANY DISPUTE NOT INITIATED IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT WILL BE LITIGATED BY EITHER PARTY IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE STATE OF DELAWARE, OR, IF SUCH COURT WOULD NOT HAVE JURISDICTION OVER THE MATTER, THEN ONLY IN A STATE COURT SITTING IN DELAWARE. EACH PARTY SUBMITS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THESE COURTS AND AGREES NOT TO COMMENCE ANY LEGAL ACTION UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS TERMS OF USE IN ANY OTHER COURT OR FORUM. EACH PARTY WAIVES ANY OBJECTION TO THE LAYING OF THE VENUE OF ANY LEGAL ACTION BROUGHT UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS TERMS OF USE IN THE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS SITTING IN DELAWARE, AND AGREES NOT TO PLEAD OR CLAIM IN SUCH COURTS THAT ANY SUCH ACTION HAS BEEN BROUGHT IN AN INCONVENIENT FORUM.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

WE PROVIDE THIS SITE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT). THIS MEANS THAT WE MAKE NO PROMISES THAT:

THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME,

THE SITE WILL MEET ANY PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS OR PROVIDE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS,

THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR UP-TO-DATE,

THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM IT OR STORED ON IT WILL BE SECURE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, OR

THE SITE WILL BE UNITERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED.

YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALTHOUGH WE TRY TO ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION POSTED ON THIS SITE IS ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR MAKE CORRECTIONS TO ANY OF THE INFORMATION AT ANY TIME. WE CANNOT, AND DO NOT, GUARANTEE THE CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, PRECISION, THOROUGHNESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE, NOR WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INACCURACY OR OMISSION CONCERNING ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. WE HEREBY DISCLAIM, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS MADE ON THE SITE OR IN CORRESPONDENCE WITH US OR OUR AGENTS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIALS POSTED TO OUR SITE BY USERS, NOR FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN USERS, OR BETWEEN USERS AND THIRD PARTIES.

THESE DISCLAIMERS APPLY TO US AND OUR AFFILIATED AND RELATED COMPANIES AS WELL AS THIRD PARTIES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE SITE, AND ANY OF THEIR EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

Except as specifically agreed by Echo Health Ventures LLC in writing, NO ECHO HEALTH VENTURES LLC INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY BASED UPON YOUR USE OF, OR RELIANCE UPON, THIS WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS. Some jurisdictions limit our ability to disclaim liability. With regard to those jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law

YOU AGREE THAT REGARDLESS OF ANY STATUTE OR LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION THAT YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR THESE TERMS OF USE, MUST BE FILED BY YOU WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUED OR BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.

OTHER

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. These Terms of Use are not intended to benefit any third party, and do not create any third-party beneficiaries. Accordingly, these Terms of Use may only be invoked or enforced by you or us.

CONTACT INFORMATION 

Any questions, concerns or complaints regarding these Terms should be sent to legal@echohealthventures.com.

Last Updated: November 15, 2016