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General Terms

Please read the following terms and conditions as they govern your use of this website. By using this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, which may be updated from time and time and posted on this Terms of Use page. Except as otherwise noted in this website, the content on this website—including trademarks, logos, photos, descriptions and other original material—are the property of General Catalyst and should not be reproduced without our prior written consent. Without limiting the foregoing, the graphics, icons and overall appearance of this website are the property of General Catalyst.

Privacy Policy

General Catalyst reserves the right to track visitors, and user behavior, of this website through the use of "cookies" and other technologies and functions and General Catalyst may use any resulting information as General Catalyst determines in its sole discretion.

Third Party Websites

This website may link to other websites operated or content provided by third parties, and such other websites may link to this website. General Catalyst has no control over any such other websites or their contents and will have no liability arising out of or related to such websites or their contents. The existence of any such links does not constitute an endorsement of such websites, the contents of the websites or the operators of the websites. General Catalyst is providing these links to you only as a convenience. For the avoidance of doubt, and in the interest of clarity, the foregoing references to other third party websites shall include, without limitation, third party social media accounts and webpages.

Submissions to General Catalyst

Due to the large number of business plan ideas and related materials that General Catalyst reviews, and the similarity of many such plans and materials, we cannot agree to obligations of confidentiality or non-disclosure with regard to information you submit via this website. By submitting information or materials to General Catalyst, you or anyone acting on your behalf, agree that any such information or materials will not be considered confidential or proprietary. Any information submitted or provided by you to this website might be publicly accessible. Important and private information should be protected by you. General Catalyst is not liable for protection of privacy of electronic mail or other information transferred through the Internet or any other network that you may use. Please consider this carefully before sending us any information or other materials that you deem confidential or proprietary.

No Offer, Solicitation or Advice

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. Neither this website nor any of the content, materials and information available on or through this website make any effort to present a comprehensive or balanced description of General Catalyst or its investment activities.

Disclosure Regarding Titles and References

Although certain individuals may be identified on this website, including, without limitation, as “Managing Directors,” “Venture Partners”, “Principals”, “Vice Presidents” and “Associates”, such titles reflect business usage that is customary within the venture capital industry and are not intended to indicate that a particular individual is actually a partner or general partner of any partnership as those terms are used for legal purposes and references to such individuals on this website should not, in and of itself, be interpreted, or construed, to mean or imply that such individuals have the authority to manage the affairs and operations of General Catalyst. The identification of, or references to, “entrepreneurs”, “advisors”, “founders”, “executives” and “XIRs”, among others, on this website should not be interpreted, or construed, to mean or imply that such individuals are employees of General Catalyst or are under General Catalyst’ supervision or control.

No Representations or Warranties; Limitation of Liability

General Catalyst, its affiliates, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers, or licensors (collectively, the “General Catalyst Parties”) make no warranties or representations about the content of this website, including but not limited to its accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness or reliability. The General Catalyst Parties will not be subject to liability for the truth, accuracy or completeness of the content or any other information conveyed to the user or for errors, mistakes or omissions therein or for any delays or interruptions of the data or information stream from whatever cause. You agree that you use this website and the content at your own risk.

The General Catalyst Parties do not warrant that this website will operate error-free or that this website, its server, or the content (including, without limitation, any third party websites or social media accounts to which links are included) are free of computer viruses or similar contamination or destructive features. If your use of this website or the content results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, no General Catalyst Party will be responsible for those costs

The web site and content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranties of any kind. The General Catalyst Parties disclaim all warranties, including, but not limited to, the warranties of title, merchantability, non-infringement of third parties rights, and fitness for particular purpose. In no event will any General Catalyst Party be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use this website and the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or any other legal theory, even if such General Catalyst Party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Modification of these Terms

We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this website after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes.