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Terms of Service

1. Introduction

  1. 1. These Terms of Service apply to the use of (as defined below). By using, you agree to the Terms of Service. If you do not wish to agree to them, you cannot use
  2. 2. B.V., (hereinafter "") is a company with limited liability being established and existing under the laws of The Netherlands, having its registered office in Bachstraat 15, 1077 GE Amsterdam, and active on
  3. 3. We advise you to read these Terms of Service carefully so that you are aware of your rights and obligations when using

2. General

  1. 1. has developed a website which is an online database of technology companies and investors (hereinafter "Content"). The service of consists of making the Content accessible through the Website in the form of Content as a Service under the name (hereinafter ""). You obtain access to through your Account (hereinafter "Account").
  2. 2. If you comply in full with all obligations pursuant to these Terms of Service, will grant you a limited, personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable right to use, including the Content.
  3. 3. These Terms of Service apply, to the exclusion of your terms and conditions, to all agreements between you and and every use made of via your Account.
  4. 4. may, at all times, amend or supplement these Terms of Service. The most up-to-date Terms of Service can always be found on the Website. Continued use of after any such changes shall constitute your consent to the changes.
  5. 5. Additions to and/or deviations from these Terms of Service are only valid when confirmed in writing by

3. Service and Availability

  1. 1. To the best of its ability, will make efforts to provide with due care. may use subcontractors or third party licensors to provide
  2. 2. Each and every use of is for your own risk and responsibility. You accept that, including the Content, only contains the functionalities and other characteristics as it contains at the moment of your use ("as is" and "as available").
  3. 3. is at all times entitled, without prior announcement and without in any way becoming liable to you:
    • to make procedural and technical alterations and/or improvements to the Content and/or and
    • to (temporarily or permanently) discontinue, limit or terminate or your Account. will notify you of the temporary unavailability or restricted use of insofar as reasonably possible.

4. Account and Subscriptions

  1. 1. To use, you must create an Account by following the registration process on the Website. You warrant that all information you provide to, including the information you provide during registration is accurate, complete and up-to-date at any time. You warrant that you have reached the age of 16 years, or that you have permission of your parents and/or guardian to create an Account.
  2. 2. Upon registration of the Account you receive and/or create identifiers in order to obtain access to the Account. You are responsible for keeping the identifiers secret. As soon as you know or have reason to suspect that the identifiers are no longer secret, or that the Account is being abused, you must notify immediately and take all necessary steps to prevent unauthorized access. is not liable for any loss or damage from unauthorized access or use of your Account.
  3. 3. A User must obtain personal identifiers to access to the Account of a Customer. The Customer is the person or legal entity that has a subscription for the use of by a set number of Users. Separate identifiers may be created for as many Users as Customer's plan allows.
  4. 4. If the subscription of the Customer terminates, for whatever reason, User's right to access and/or use will be terminated automatically.
  5. 5. It is not permitted to:
    • create more than one (1) free Account.
    • create an Account for another natural person or legal entity.
    • provide access to the Account to another natural person or legal entity.
    • create more identifiers for Users to Customer's Account than licensed by
    • create an Account by \"bot\" or any other automated method, Account creation is solely permitted to humans.

5. Your Obligations

  1. 1. You may not resell, distribute, or in any other way make profit of
  2. 2. You are not permitted to use for a purpose as listed below or make content - including all information, data or material (hereinafter "Content")- available:
    • which, at the discretion of, is discriminating or is otherwise deemed hurtful, offensive or inappropriate;
    • in which personal data is made available, other than in compliance with applicable law;
    • which contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots or other software which can damage automated work or make it unusable or inaccessible or delete it, or which can appropriate it or which is intended to circumvent technical protection measures of, the Content and/or the computer systems of;
    • which infringes the rights of and/or third parties, including but not limited to IP-rights or rights concerning the protection of privacy;
    • which qualifies as or transmits unwanted or unsolicited material or content (spam);
    • is contrary to these Terms of Service or any applicable laws or regulations, is in any other manner unlawful or which could prejudice the interests and reputation of
  3. 3. reserves the right, without prior notice, to abridge, alter, refuse and/or remove Content if this is necessary in's opinion, without this resulting in any liability.

6. Payment

  1. 1. The Customer shall pay to the agreed charges, as mentioned on the Website.
  2. 2. All fees are in Euro's and/or USD and exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities.
  3. 3. is entitled to change its charges at any time, without becoming liable to you, and will inform you of such changes. If you do not agree with the changes of charges you may terminate your Account in writing within thirty (30) days after the notification as of the date on which the adjustment would take effect.
  4. 4. An upgrade from the free plan to any paying plan will immediately trigger the paying obligations of this article.
  5. 5. Complaints regarding (parts of) or the invoice do not suspend your payment obligation.
  6. 6. If you fail to provide full and timely payments, has the right to immediately suspend
  7. 7. is provided on a non-refundable basis by default. Unless explicitly agreed otherwise, there will be no refunds or credits for partial months of, refunds for the upgrade or downgrade of the number of users, refunds for months of license to unused with an activated Account or for unauthorized use of an Account.
  8. 8. Any Customer who disputes a credit card payment that is found to be valid will be permanently banned from using

7. Content and Personal Data

  1. 1. is not responsible for making backup copies of your Content nor for verifying their accuracy or functionality.
  2. 2. may allow you to process personal data. You will act as the controller and as the processor – as defined in the Personal Data Protection Act ("Wbp"). You guarantee that all requirements for lawful processing of the personal data processed in the context of have been satisfied. You indemnify against all damage and costs arising from and related to claims of third parties, on any basis whatsoever, in connection with the processing of personal data.
  3. 3. When creating an Account, while is being provided and when visiting the Website, (personal) data about you shall be processed These (personal) data shall be processed in accordance with's Privacy Policy and the applicable laws and regulations.

8. Intellectual Property Rights

  1. 1. The intellectual propertyrights - including but not limited to copyrights, database rights and tradename rights (hereinafter "IP-rights") - in relation to, including the Content are held by or its licensors. Nothing in the Terms of Service is intended to entail any transfer of IP-rights to you.
  2. 2. You retain all IP-rights on the Content you provide through By making available or uploading Content to you automatically grant a cost-free, worldwide, irrevocable, sub-licensable and transferrable right to use this Content insofar as is related to
  3. 3. You warrant that you hold all the rights relating to the Content and fully indemnify of any infringement claims regarding the Content.
  4. 4. Save to the extent that it is allowed by mandatory statutory law, you may not reproduce or decompile the Content or apply reverse engineering to it. Furthermore, removal and/or circumvention of security measures or technical limitations (to use) of and/or the Content is not allowed.

9. Term and Termination

  1. 1. Your Account is for an indefinite period of time. You can terminate your Account at any time by clicking on the Account link in the global navigation bar at the top of the screen. The Account screen provides a simple no questions asked cancellation link. You are solely responsible for properly canceling your Account. An email or phone request to cancel your Account is not considered cancellation.
  2. 2. If you terminate your Account before the end of your current paid up month, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again.
  3. 3. In the event the Account is terminated, there will be no reversal of that which has already delivered nor the related obligation to make payment. You will not receive any refunds as a result of termination.
  4. 4. Upon termination of the Account, shall immediately make the Account inaccessible to you. may delete the Content saved into the system and has no obligation to restore the Content or assist in any data conversion.
  5. 5. may, without prior notice and without becoming liable to you, terminate your Account with immediate effect if:
    • You do not fulfill your payment obligations; or
    • You in any way violate these Terms of Service.

10. Liability

  1. 1. does not accept any liability for damages resulting from an attributable failure in the performance of and/or on account of an unlawful act or otherwise, where this is permitted under mandatory law.
  2. 2. If is liable for damage on whatever ground, shall be liable solely for direct damage suffered by you up to an amount not exceeding that of your payments to in the three (3) months preceding the event that caused the damage.
  3. 3. Any liability on's part for indirect loss, including but not limited to consequential loss, loss and/or damage of data, loss of profit and loss of revenue, loss of savings, reduced goodwill, damage by business interruption and damage as a result of claims from third parties is excluded.
  4. 4. The restrictions mentioned in the preceding paragraphs of this article will lapse if and in so far as the damage is the result of intentional or wilful recklessness on the part of or its managers ("own actions").
  5. 5. No right to damages shall exist unless you notify in writing of the damage promptly after it has arisen. Any claim for damages against shall become extinguished by the mere lapse of one (1) month after the claim has come into being.
  6. 6. is released from all contractual obligations and liability (e.g. for damages) if's performance is prevented or effected by force majeure or force majeure of's subcontractor.

11. Warranties and Indemnifications

  1. 1. The enumerations of guarantees and indemnifications in this article are not exhaustive.
  2. 2. does not guarantee:
    •'s fitness for a particular purpose or that shall meet any of your requirements;
    • that shall be available to you at all times and without interruptions or disturbances;
    • that the results of are accurate, up to date or complete; or
    • that does not infringe the (IP)rights of you or a third party;
  3. 3. is not responsible for:
    • the purchase and/or the proper operation of your infrastructure;
    • loss, damage, inaccuracy and/or incompleteness of any Content.
    • transmission errors, malfunctions or non-availability of computer, data or telecom facilities, including the internet;
    • any unauthorized use or attempted use of;
    • making backup copies of any Content; or
    • the management, including checking the settings, the use of and the manner in which the results of are used.
  4. 4. You guarantee that you will not use and/or the Content in a way that:
    • infringes the rights of or third parties, including but not limited to IP Rights or rights in relation to the protection of privacy;
    • is contrary to any current legislation or regulations; or
    • is contrary to any provision in these Terms of Service.
  5. 5. You guarantee that, if you register an Account on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you have the authority to bind such entity, its affiliates and all users who access through your Account to these Terms of Service. You indemnify against all damages and costs it incurs or which result from unauthorized registration.
  6. 6. You indemnify against all damage and costs, including – but not limited to – damage resulting from (alleged) infringements of IP-rights, claims by third parties, collection costs, the statutory commercial interest, loss of profits, penalties incurred and legal fees, which incurs or which result from (i) attributable breach of the Terms of Service by you, (ii) any use of by you or (iii) an unlawful act.

12. Miscellaneous

  1. 1. may transfer rights and obligations arising from these Terms of Service to third parties and will notify you of this. You are not permitted to transfer to third parties any right derived from an the Account without's prior written consent.
  2. 2. These Terms of Service and the use of are governed by Dutch law.
  3. 3. To the extent that national or international rules of law do not prescribe otherwise as mandatory, any disputes that arise or are related to agreements concluded subject to these Terms of Service, or arise therefrom, will solely be submitted to the competent court in Amsterdam.

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to [email protected]