Legal Disclaimer

RICE INVESTMENT GROUP, L.P. (“RICE INVESTMENT GROUP”)

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

 

All information shown on web pages that have an address commencing with www.riceinvestmentgroup.com constitute Rice Investment Group’s website (the or this “Website”).

BY ACCESSING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO FOLLOW AND BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.

Rice Investment Group may, at any time, revise these Terms and Conditions of Use by updating this page. By accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and, therefore, you should periodically visit this page of the Website to examine the then-current Terms and Conditions of Use.

Use of the Website.  Except to the extent otherwise specified by Rice Investment Group in writing, the information contained on the Website is provided for personal use and general information and interest purposes only. The information contained on the Website is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person in any jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject Rice Investment Group to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction. You are responsible, to the extent permitted by local law, for compliance with any local laws relating to access. You may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, link into or use for any public or commercial purpose the Website without the prior written permission of Rice Investment Group.  You may not use the Website in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, and you may not misuse the Website by introducing viruses or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.  You may not use this Website or the information and graphics on this Website in any way that infringes Rice Investment Group’s or any third party’s trademarks or other intellectual property rights. The Website may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or other reasons.

No Offer, Solicitation or Advice.  Except to the extent otherwise specified by Rice Investment Group in writing, 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. Except as expressly stated by Rice Investment Group in writing, neither this Website nor any materials contained herein make any effort to present a comprehensive or balanced description of Rice Investment Group or its investment activities. Any analysis or discussion of investments, sectors or the market generally are based on current information, including from public sources, that we consider reliable, but we do not represent that any research or the information provided is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied on as such. Our views and opinions expressed in any Website content are current at the time of publication and are subject to change. Past performance is not indicative of future results. 

The information provided on this Website, including information regarding current and historical portfolio companies and other investments, is not intended to recommend any company or investment described herein and is not an offer or sale of any security or investment product or investment advice.  In any event, past performance is not a guarantee of future results, and it should not be assumed that results for portfolio investments will be achieved for other investments.  Rice Investment Group does not solicit or make its services generally available to the public.  Neither Rice Investment Group nor any of its affiliates is registered as an investment adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended.

No Warranty.  Rice Investment Group is not responsible for, nor gives any undertaking, representation or warranty as to, the accuracy, usefulness, availability, reliability or completeness of any material, information, news or opinions contained in or provided in connection with the Website.  Rice Investment Group makes no warranty or representation that (i) the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website will be correct, accurate or reliable, (iii) the Website will meet your requirements, or (iv) any errors in the Website will be corrected, or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Rice Investment Group expressly disclaims all warranties, conditions and other terms of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied term of satisfactory quality, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and any term as to the provision of services to a standard of reasonable care and skill or as to the non-infringement of any intellectual property right.

Limitation of Liability.  Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, RICE INVESTMENT GROUP shall not be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL loss or damage of any kind (including, but not limited to, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR losS OF profits, REVENUE, DATA OR USE) INCURRED BY YOU, without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with (i) access to, performance of, browsing in or linking to other WEBsites from the Website, (ii) reliance on any information contained on the Website, (iii) any error, fault, computer virus, hacking or other phenomenon affecting data or the transmission of data on the Website, or (iv) use of the Website in any way, WHETHER or not (IN EACH CASE) RICE INVESTMENT GROUP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE.

 

Changes to the Website.  Rice Investment Group shall have no responsibility for monitoring or updating the Website and reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to amend, alter, redesign, change, add to or remove material from the Website or anything contained on it, at any time without notice or liability.

Third Party Websites.  The Website may include links to websites not controlled by Rice Investment Group, and Rice Investment Group is not responsible for the availability of, nor any content on, those websites. Rice Investment Group provides these links merely as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement.  No representation is made as to the regulatory status of any third party that may maintain or be referred to in such a linked website.

 

Submitted Materials.  The Website is not intended as a method for users to convey information to Rice Investment Group. Do not attempt to submit, upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available to Rice Investment Group (or any third party) any information through the Website.

Trademarks; Copyright; No License.  The Website and all the information it contains, or may in the future contain, including, but not limited to, articles, white papers, press releases, opinions, text, directories, guides, photographs, illustrations, trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos (collectively, the “Content”), is the property of Rice Investment Group, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by U.S. Copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Website or any Content displayed on the Website, through the use of framing or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Rice Investment Group or such third party that may own the trademark or copyright of material displayed on the Website. Subject to your full compliance with these terms, Rice Investment Group authorizes you to view the Content, make a copy of it, and print that copy, but only for your own lawful, personal, noncommercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright, trademark and other intellectual property notices contained in such Content, and provided that the Content, or any part thereof, is not modified. Copying or downloading material from this Website does not transfer title to any material on this Website to you.

 

Privacy Policy.  Rice Investment Group reserves the right to track visitors to, and usage of, this Website through "cookies" and similar techniques and to use any resulting information as we determine in our sole discretion.

 

Submitting a Business Plan or Other Confidential Information. Due to the large number of business plan ideas and related materials that we may review, and the similarity of many such plans and materials, we cannot accept responsibility for protecting against misuse or disclosure of 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.

 

Miscellaneous.  This Website is operated and controlled by Rice Investment Group in the United States of America. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use this Website, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this Website outside the United States of America access it on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions of Use, and any disputes relating to these Terms and Conditions of Use, or your use of this Website, shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Delaware, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Except as otherwise agreed in writing by Rice Investment Group, any disputes relating to these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts located in the State of Delaware. These Terms and Conditions of Use set forth the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior agreements relating to such subject matter. All Rice Investment Group individuals and entities are intended third-party beneficiaries of these Terms and Conditions of Use. Our rights under these Terms and Conditions of Use may be waived by us only in writing. These Terms and Conditions of Use are binding on you as well as your successors and permitted assigns. In the event any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use and replaced with a valid and enforceable provision as similar in intent as reasonably possible to the provision so severed, and shall not cause the invalidity or unenforceability of the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Effective Date: May 11, 2018