Terms & Conditions

By visiting www.groundfloorpartners.com, you accept the following conditions.

Privacy
Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to www.groundfloorpartners.com, to understand our practices.

Copyright
All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, data compilations and software, is the property of Ground Floor Partners or its content suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Ground Floor Partners and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Trademarks
Without the express consent of Ground Floor Partners, its trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Ground Floor Partners’. All other trademarks not owned by Ground Floor Partners that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Ground Floor Partners.

License and Site Access
Ground Floor Partners grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Ground Floor Partners. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another; or any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Ground Floor Partners. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Ground Floor Partners without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Ground Floor Partners’ name or trademarks without the express written consent of Ground Floor Partners. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Ground Floor Partners.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of Ground Floor Partners so long as the link does not portray Ground Floor Partners or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any Ground Floor Partners logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.

User represents and warrants that the information supplied to us when registering to use this site is true, accurate, and complete in all respects and User agrees to notify us immediately of any changes to that information.

By using Ground Floor Partners’ site, you agree that you will not submit or otherwise publish anywhere on the site any content or software which: (a) libels, defames, invades privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; (b) infringes on any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person; (c) violates any law, is fraudulent or misleading, or which impersonates any person or conceals your own identity; (d) advocates illegal activity; (e) is any part of a chain e-mail or is unsolicited; (f) is intended to annoy, offend, inconvenience, or cause needless anxiety to any entity or person; (g) is commercial advertising or promotional material; (h) disrupts or prevents the functioning of others’ use of this service; or (i) propagates or promotes a computer virus, worm or trojan horse.

Ground Floor Partners reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to this site and your contract with Ground Floor Partners including, without limitation, for overuse or abuse of this site or for providing inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information.

You are responsible for ensuring that no unauthorized access is obtained to this service. You will be entirely liable for all activities conducted and charges incurred, whether authorized by you or not. Ground Floor Partners accepts no responsibility for any breach of security. However, there is a duty on each of us to inform the other if a password is compromised.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY GROUND FLOOR PARTNERS ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. GROUND FLOOR PARTNERS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
IN NO EVENT WILL GROUND FLOOR PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFIT OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS ARISING FROM, OR RELATING TO, MALFUNCTION OR DEFECT IN THE SITE OR RELATED SOFTWARE OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE BY ANY PARTY, OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR SYSTEM MALFUNCTION.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Applicable Law
By visiting www.groundfloorpartners.com, you agree that the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and Conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Ground Floor Partners or its affiliates.

Disputes
Any dispute arising from, or relating in any way to, your visit to www.groundfloorpartners.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Chicago, Illinois, except to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Ground Floor Partners’ intellectual property or other rights. If there are such actual or threatened violations, Ground Floor Partners may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court located in Cook County, Illinois, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. You also waive any contention of forum non conveniens in any of such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Questions and Comments
Ground Floor Partners welcomes your questions or comments about this Terms and Conditions statement. Please e-mail them to info@groundfloorpartners; or call us at 312-726-1981; or send them via postal mail to Ground Floor Partners, 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60601.