Aduro Advisors Terms of Service
By accessing our (the terms “Aduro”, “we”, “us” and “our” shall mean Aduro Advisors, LLC) website (including all content and functionality available through the website) at https://aduroadvisors.com (the “Site”), you (the terms “you”, “your”, “yours” and “User” refers to any and all users who access, visit or otherwise use the Site) are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service (the “Agreement”), all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement, you are prohibited from using or accessing this Site.
2. Proprietary Rights; Use License
a) Proprietary Rights
The entire contents displayed on the Site (the “Content”) has copyrighted protection as a collective work under the laws of the United States and other copyright laws. Aduro is the sole exclusive owner of the Content. There may be collective work that is the property of other third parties and such collective work is also protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You are allowed to display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the Content from the different areas of the Site only for non-commercial use, unless otherwise permitted. Any redistribution, retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of the copyright owner. You may not change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Site. You agree not to use any Aduro logo or any other proprietary graphic or trademark without our express written consent. As between the parties, title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in the Content, and any copies or portions thereof, shall remain in Aduro and/or its content providers. Third-party trademarks, service marks and logos contained in the Site are owned and licensed by their respective owners. Any and all rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
b) Use License
Subject to the terms of this Agreement, you are granted permission to temporarily download one copy of any documentation, text, software, photos, video, graphics, and music, sound or other multimedia files that might accompany it (the “Materials”) from the Site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
- modify or copy the Materials;
- use the Materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Site or make derivative uses of the Site or the Materials;
- remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the Materials;
- transfer, publish, publicly perform or display, or distribute to any third party any Materials, including reproduction on any computer network or broadcast or publications media, or “mirror” the Materials on any other server;
- systematically collect and use of any data or content including the use of any data spiders, robots, or similar data gathering, mining or extraction methods;
- use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any portion of the Site, including the images found at this Site or any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page.
This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Aduro at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these Materials or upon the termination of this license, you agree to destroy any downloaded Materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
3. User Restrictions
You are not permitted, directly or indirectly, to (a) engage in any acts inconsistent with the principles of copyright protection and fair use, as codified in 17 U.S.C. Sections 106-110, without obtaining the express written consent of Aduro and/or the copyright owner; (b) distribute, display, rent, lease, transfer or otherwise transfer rights to, or in any way exploit, the Content, in whole or in part; or (c) remove any proprietary notices or labels on the Content.
4. User Representations
You warrant, represent and agree that you will not use the Site, Content and/or Materials in a manner that:
- infringes the intellectual property rights or proprietary rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, of any third party;
- violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- you should know is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading or otherwise objectionable;
- adversely affects or reflects negatively on Aduro’s goodwill, name or reputation or causes duress, distress or discomfort to Aduro or anyone else, or discourages any person, firm or enterprise from using all or any portion, feature, or function of the Site, or from advertising, liking or becoming a supplier to use in connection with the Site;
- send or result in the transmission or junk e-mail, chain letters, duplicative or unsolicited messages, or so-called “spamming”;
- transmit, distribute or upload programs or material that contain malicious code, such as viruses, timebombs, cancelbots, worms, trojan horse, spyware, or other potentially harmful programs or other material or information;
- falsely report to an employee or agent of Aduro;
- circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site or its features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content;
- intercept or attempt to intercept email or other private communications not intended for you; and/or
- causes the Site to be used for commercial or business purposes, including, without limitation, advertising, marketing, or offering goods or services, whether or not for financial or any other form of compensation or through linking with any other Site or web pages.
a) General Disclaimer
THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY ADURO ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. ADURO MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE SITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, ADURO DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND WARRANTIES THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES THAT EXTEND BEYOND THE FACE OF THESE TERMS. ADURO CANNOT AND DOES NOT WARRANT AGAINST HUMAN AND MACHINE ERRORS, OMISSIONS, DELAYS, INTERRUPTIONS OR LOSSES, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA. ADURO CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF INFECTION BY VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER CODE THAT MANIFEST CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. ADURO DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE FUNCTIONS OR SERVICE ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTES AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THESE TERMS. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. ADURO MAY CHANGE THE SITE OR THE FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AND AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. ALTHOUGH ADURO HAS ATTEMPTED TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, ADURO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION.
b) Informational Purposes Only
Any opinions expressed on the Site are the personal opinions of the original author and not of Aduro, even though the original author may be employed by Aduro. The Content is provided for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not an endorsement or representation by Aduro or any other party. Aduro does not assume any responsibility or liability for any opinion or other commentary posted on the Site or any third party website linked to the Site and makes no express or implied warranty or guarantee about the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or any other aspect of the Content.
c) Disclaimer of Third Party Information
You understand that when using the Site, you may be exposed to third party content from a variety of sources, and that Aduro is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such third party content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to third party content that may be offensive, indecent, inaccurate, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Aduro with respect thereto.
d) Links to Third Party Sites
6. Waiver and Release
YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER ADURO NOR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY OR INDEMNITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ADURO SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST ADURO, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS BASED UPON THE NEGLIGENCE OF ADURO, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS) FOR LOSSES OR DAMAGES YOU SUSTAIN IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE CONTENT, OR THE MATERIALS.
7. Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, in no event shall Aduro or its suppliers be liable under any theory of law, for any direct, incidental, punitive or consequential for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the Site, the Content or the Materials or resulting from use of or reliance on the information presented, even if Aduro or an Aduro authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. The Site is controlled and offered by Aduro from its facilities in the United States of America. Aduro makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS ADURO, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, INFORMATION PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LOSSES, EXPENSES, DAMAGES AND COSTS, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY’S FEES, RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION BY YOU OF THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY BREACH OF YOUR REPRESENTATIONS CONTAINED HEREIN (INCLUDING INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ WORLDWIDE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR NEGLIGENT OR WRONGFUL CONDUCT).
9. Accuracy of Materials
The materials appearing on the Site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Aduro does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Aduro may make changes to the Content and/or Materials contained on its Site at any time without notice. However, Aduro does not make any commitment to update the Content and/or Materials.
Aduro may revise the terms of this Agreement at any time without notice and such modification shall be effective immediately upon either posting of the modified Agreement or notifying you. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications, and you agree that your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement.
11. Term and Termination
Either you or Aduro may terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason. In addition, this Agreement will terminate immediately, without notice, if you fail to comply with the terms of this Agreement. Aduro also reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Site without prior notice. The provisions of Sections 2(a) (Proprietary Rights), 3 (User Restrictions), 4 (User Representations), 5 (Disclaimers), 6 (Waiver and Release), 7 (Limitation of Liabilities), 8 (Indemnification), 9 (Accuracy of Materials, 10 (Modifications), 11 (Term and Termination), 12 (Feedback), 13 (Copyright or Intellectual Property Infringement Notification), and 14 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
At times we may allow you to provide us with comments and feedback through the Site. Any such comments or ratings you provide through the Site will collectively be referred to as “Feedback”. By providing Feedback to us, you automatically grant to us a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, sublicense, reproduce, distribute, redistribute, modify, adapt, publish, edit, translate, transmit, create derivative works of, publish and/or broadcast, publicly perform or display any materials or other information (including without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to us. You further acknowledge and agree that information you provide to us, such as your name, may be associated with your Feedback and posted on the Site, and you hereby grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to use such identifying information in association with your Feedback. You agree that you shall have no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to us. You further acknowledge and agree that no compensation, in any form, will be paid to you with respect to the use of your Feedback, as provided herein, and that we may remove any Feedback we post on the Site at any time in our sole discretion. Further, when you provide Feedback, you authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of such content on the Site.
13. Copyright or Intellectual Property Infringement Notification
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. You can notify us of possible copyright infringement, and we will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove content deemed to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws. To make a claim, please provide the following:
(a) A physical or an electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest that is allegedly infringed;
(b) A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
(c) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
(d) Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and email;
(e) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(f) A statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you, made under penalty of perjury, are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf. Contact the agent designated to receive and act on copyright violations under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Claims can be directed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Aduro Advisors, LLC, 2420 17th Street, Suite 240, Denver, CO, 80202; phone number:
a) Privacy Rights
Aduro reserves complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the Site. Aduro may withdraw, suspend or discontinue any functionality or feature of the Site.
c) Governing Law; Attorney’s Fees.
This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of California – and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to Aduro must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If any action in law or in equity is necessary to enforce the terms of this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to reasonable fees of attorneys, accountants, and other professionals, and costs and expenses in addition to any other relief to which such prevailing party may be entitled.
d) Export Controls
You shall comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of the Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, or other United States or foreign agency or authority, and not to export, or allow the export or re-export of the Materials in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations. By downloading or using the Materials, you are agreeing to the foregoing, and you are representing and warranting that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any restricted country or on any such list.
Aduro’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. No waiver of any term, provision or condition of this Agreement, whether by conduct or otherwise, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed to be, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other term, provision or condition hereof, whether or not similar, nor shall such waiver constitute a continuing waiver of any such term, provision or condition hereof. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.
f) Entire Agreement; Severability.
g) General; Assignment
No provision of this Agreement is intended, nor will be interpreted, to provide or create any third party beneficiary rights or any other rights of any kind in any nonprofit User, client, customer, affiliate, or any party hereto or any other person unless specifically provided otherwise herein, and except as so provided, all provisions hereof will be personal solely between the parties to this Agreement; except that Sections 6, 7 and 8 are intended to benefit Aduro and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers. Aduro may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.