Who We Are
In accordance with industry custom, this Website occasionally uses terminology that may be interpreted to suggest that our firm is actually a single entity. However, there is no such single entity and all of the entities that comprise our firm have their own separate legal existence.
ALL MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," MAY NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND ARE NOT SUBJECT TO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. You should be aware that a significant portion of the Materials includes information that has been provided by third parties and has not been verified by us. We accept no responsibility for viruses, malware or other malicious or damaging software contained in the Materials or otherwise.
Ownership of Trademarks, Etc.
We reserve all rights with respect to the design and content of this Website. All trademarks, trade names and logos displayed on this Website are proprietary to Apple Tree Partners, its affiliates or their respective owners, and this Website grants no license to them. Apple Tree Partners and our tree logo are among our trademarks.
Submitting a Business Plan or Other Confidential Information,
Due to the large number of business plan ideas and related materials that we 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 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.
We reserve 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.
Modification of these Terms
We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time.
These Terms, and any disputes relating to these Terms or your use of this Website or the Materials, shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Except as otherwise agreed in writing by the applicable Apple Tree Partners entities, any disputes relating to these Terms shall be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts located in New York, New York. All Apple Tree Partners entities are intended third-party beneficiaries of these Terms. Our rights under these Terms may be waived by us only in writing. In the event any provision of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed severed from the remainder of these Terms 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.