Terms of Use


By accessing this web site (the “Services”), you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

You acknowledge that USF Entrepreneurship Platform Administrators may have certain rights to access Users’ accounts and may obtain related information in connection with the Services. The Administrators also set policies regarding various aspects of the Services available to the Users. Users should also be aware that Customer Service may also have access to User accounts and all other data stored on the platform instance. Customer Service may use, update, and remove such data only to assist with the delivery of the Service to you.

"Your Data" means any data and content you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available via the Services. "Your Data" includes messages you send, files you upload, comments you make on files, profile information and anything else you enter or upload into the Service.

You are solely responsible for your conduct, the content of Your Data, and all communications with others while using the Services. USF Entrepreneurship Platform is not responsible for the accuracy, appropriateness, or legality of Your Data or any other information you and your Users may be able to access using the Services.

Use License

  1. Permission is granted to download or copy content from this USF Entrepreneurship Platform web site for personal, non-commercial transitory only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on this USF Entrepreneurship Platform web site;
    4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by USF Entrepreneurship Platform at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

Representations and Warranties

You represent and warrant to USF Entrepreneurship Platform that (i) you have full power and authority to agree to these Terms of Use; (ii) you own all Your Data or have obtained all permissions, releases, rights or licenses required to engage in your activities (and allow USF Entrepreneurship Platform to perform its obligations) in connection with the Services; and (iii) Your Data and your other activities in connection with the Service, and USF Entrepreneurship Platform’s exercise of all rights and license granted by you herein, do not and will not violate, infringe, or misappropriate any third party’s copyright, trademark, right of privacy or publicity, or other personal or proprietary right, nor does Your Data contain any matter that is unlawful or illegal.

You also agree not to:

  1. upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any of Your Data that is unlawful or illegal, including without limitation Data that is libelous, or invasive of another's privacy;
  2. use the Service to harm minors in any way;
  3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a USF Entrepreneurship Platform employee, Administrator, Owner, or other User, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  4. manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any of Your Data;
  5. upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any of Your Data that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
  6. upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available any of Your Data in a manner that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
  7. sublicense, resell, rent, lease, transfer or assign or offer the Service on a time share basis to any third party;
  8. use the Service to upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
  9. use the Service to upload, post, transmit, or otherwise make available any software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware;
  10. interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service, including using any device or software;
  11. modify, adapt, or hack the Service, including by using any non-public USF Entrepreneurship Platform APIs, or otherwise attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service or its related systems or networks.
  12. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law in connection with your use of the Service, including, but not limited to, any data, privacy, or export control laws, or regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
  13. use the Service to provide material support or resources (or to conceal or disguise the nature, location, source, or ownership of material support or resources) to any organization(s) designated by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization pursuant to section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act;
  14. use the Service to engage in any unlawful or illegal activities; and/or
  15. collect or store personal data about other users in connection with any of the prohibited conduct and activities set forth above.

USF Entrepreneurship Platform and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) to remove any of Your Data that violates the Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable. You must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of Your Data, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of Your Data.

You acknowledge, consent and agree that USF Entrepreneurship Platform may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Your Data if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with legal process; (ii) enforce the Terms of Use (iii) respond to claims that any of Your Data violates the rights of third parties; (iv) respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of USF Entrepreneurship Platform, its users and the public.


The materials on this USF Entrepreneurship Platform web site are provided "as is". USF Entrepreneurship Platform makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, USF Entrepreneurship Platform does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


In no event shall USF Entrepreneurship Platform or its suppliers be liable 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 materials on USF Entrepreneurship Platform's Internet site, even if USF Entrepreneurship Platform or a USF Entrepreneurship Platform authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. 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.


Confidential Information means all documents and information disclosed by you on USF Entrepreneurship Platform’s platform and software – whether in electronic format or otherwise – that are not publicly available or known.

  1. We and our platform provider, TrustedPeer, Inc, will maintain in utmost confidence and will allow no third party access to Confidential Information, except when we are under legal compulsion to disclose Confidential Information, in which case we must:
    1. Provide a written description to you of what Confidential Information has been or will be disclosed; and
    2. Use our best efforts to ensure that the confidential Information is disclosed with appropriate confidentiality measures.
  2. We will use Confidential Information only for purposes within the scope of these Terms of Use and we will permit access to Confidential Information only to those employees and third parties who:
    1. Have a need to know about the Confidential Information for the purposes of providing this service; and
    2. Are under obligations of confidentiality no less strict than those set out in this Terms of Use.
  3. We acknowledge and agree that the obligations must be respected by any of our subcontractors.

Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on USF Entrepreneurship Platform's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. USF Entrepreneurship Platform does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. USF Entrepreneurship Platform may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. USF Entrepreneurship Platform does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


USF Entrepreneurship Platform has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by USF Entrepreneurship Platform of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

USF Entrepreneurship Platform may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to USF Entrepreneurship Platform's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions.