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Terms and Conditions

North Carolina Innovation Funds (the “Program”)

PLEASE READ THIS USER AGREEMENT (THE “AGREEMENT”) CAREFULLY. By accessing this web site (the “Site”) and its content (collectively, “Site Content”), you accept and agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.


This Site is owned by the Program (sometimes referred to herein as “we”). We hereby grant you a nonexclusive and non-transferable right to access the Site and Site Content only for your own private, non-commercial informational purposes, and to print pages of content accessible through this Site only in connection with that use. For the avoidance of doubt, you may not use the Site or any Site Content for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with this Agreement. Should you choose to download content from the Site, you must do so in accordance with this Agreement. Site Content is licensed only for your internal use and accordingly may not be assigned (by operation of law or otherwise) or transferred without our prior written consent and does not transfer any other rights to you or your organization.

You may not modify, distribute, transmit, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any text, graphics, logos and other source identifying symbols, designs, icons, images, or other information, software or code accessible through this Site. You are prohibited from removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary footnotes, legal disclaimers, restrictions, disclosures, notices, or legends contained on any Site Content accessible through this Site or on pages that you print containing Site Content. In addition, you are prohibited from decomposing, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling or otherwise deconstructing all or any portion of Site Content accessible through this Site. You may not use automated systems (e.g., robots, spiders, etc.) to access the Site.

Third-Party Materials.

Site Content may include information provided by, or may be based on information provided by, parties who are not affiliated with us. While we will not provide Site Content to you if we believe or have reason to believe that such Site Content is materially inaccurate, neither we nor any of our affiliates has independently verified such information and make no representation or warranty as to its accuracy or completeness.

Infringement Notices.

As provided in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, we have designated the following individual for notification of potential copyright infringement regarding the Site: General Counsel, 900 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100, Chicago IL 60611, 312-506-6500, [email protected]. If you believe Site Content infringes a copyright, please provide the following information to the person identified above (17 U.S.C. § 512):

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or authorized agent;
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed;
  3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of the infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  4. Information regarding how we may contact you (e.g., mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address);
  5. A statement that the copyright owner or its authorized agent has 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
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and made under penalty of perjury, and, if an agent is providing the notification, a statement that the agent is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Limitation of Liability.

You agree that we will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any damages concerning or relating to the usage of or inability to use this website including, but not limited to, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or other damages, whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory, any type of loss with regard to revenue, anticipated revenue, business, goodwill, monies, cash reserves, resources, programs, functions, services, software, products, graphics, processes, trading, information, data or results.

The aforementioned limitation of liability also includes any loss in relation to usage or inability to use the contents of this website as a direct or indirect result of causes which may include, but are not limited to, electronic or mechanical failure, viruses, theft, severe weather, flooding, earthquakes and other acts of God, accident, acts of local, state and/or federal authorities, fire, terrorist acts, war, riots, unauthorized alterations, defects, transmission, delay in operation, hacking, viruses, labor issues, power outages, communication lines, emergency, business decisions, merger, acquisition, dissolution and temporary or permanent cease of business or website operations for any reason.

You agree that your sole and exclusive remedy for dissatisfaction with this website is to immediately discontinue using it.

Commencement of any claim or cause of action you believe you may have must be within one year after the claim or cause of action arises.

Certain states/jurisdictions may not allow the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages and the above limitations may not apply to you. In those applicable states/jurisdictions, you agree that our aggregate liability (should any be found by a court of law, arbitration or mediation) shall not exceed the amount of $200.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Program, GCM Grosvenor, their respective affiliates and licensors and content providers and their respective members, officers, directors, principals, agents and employees from and against any and all suits, claims, damages, losses, demands, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, judgments, fines, sanctions, and amounts paid or to be paid in settlement and reasonable attorneys’, experts’ and other professional fees) arising from your use of, or inability to use, this website or any violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.


You agree that the laws, statutes, jurisdiction and forum of the State of Illinois will apply to all matters concerning this website and consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts.

Should a court of competent jurisdiction find any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use unenforceable, unlawful or void for any reason, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of the terms, and the remaining provisions shall continue to be and remain in full force and effect.

We reserve the right to modify, add, amend, delete, update, restrict, discontinue or otherwise change any portion or the entirety of this website and terms, disclosures and conditions of use at our sole discretion without any prior notice or liability to you. If you continue to use this website you will be deemed to have accepted any such modifications, additions, amendments, deletions, updates, restriction, discontinuances or other changes.