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Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions") apply to your access and use of, and registration with, the website (the “Website”) of Caribou Biosciences, Inc. (“Caribou”). 

Please read these Terms and Conditions before accessing, browsing, registering, or otherwise using the Website. Your access, browsing, review, registration, and use of the Website are subject to these Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and using the Website, you accept these Terms and Conditions, without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, do not access, browse, or otherwise use the Website.  If, at any time, any part of the Terms and Conditions is no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately terminate your use of the Website.

Right to Change, Modify or Delete the Terms and Conditions
Caribou reserves the right to change, modify, add, or delete portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time, without prior notice. Please re-review the Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website will mean that you accept any such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions, as the case may be. The Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of laws principles.

Availability of and Access to the Website
Caribou may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Website at any time, including the availability of any Website feature, database, or content, without prior notice or liability. The Website may become unavailable to you as a result of maintenance, malfunction of computer hardware or software, or for other reasons, and may result in damages to your systems or operations. You shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or content obtained from the Website does not contain any virus, worm, mole or other computer software code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage your systems, software, or data. Caribou reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability.

Copyright and Use of Website Content
The Website and all the information it contains, or may in the future contain, including but not limited to business and scientific text, articles, bulletins, reports, press releases, opinions, photographs, illustrations, trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos (collectively, the "Content"), is the property of Caribou, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by U.S. copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. Certain of the trademarks and logos displayed on the Website are owned by third parties. Except as described in these Terms and Conditions, 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 Caribou 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, Caribou authorizes you to view the Content, make a single 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 in any way.

The Website may contain links to sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties (the "External Sites"). Additionally, some of the Content appearing to originate from the Website may be supplied by third-party Content providers. Caribou has no responsibility for these third-party Web sites, which are governed by the terms of use and privacy policies, if any, of the applicable third-party Content providers. You acknowledge that Caribou is not responsible for the availability of, or the content or software applications located on or through any External Site. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or External Sites.

Caribou is an organization committed to the highest professional standards. Therefore, Caribou does not grant any license or other permission for links or other use of the Website or the Content if such use or link: (a) suggests that Caribou promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, political campaigns, websites, products, or services; (b) copies, displays, disseminates or otherwise uses the Content without Caribou’s express written consent; or (c) uses the Content for commercial purposes. Furthermore, Caribou does not grant its consent for links to the Website where the linking party engages in any Prohibited Conduct (as described below). Caribou reserves the right to withdraw permission for any link at any time.

Caribou does not want to post any information that infringes or violates third-party intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret rights as well as rights of privacy and publicity).  If you believe that your intellectual property right (or such a right that you are responsible for enforcing) is infringed by any Content on the Website, please write to Caribou at the below address, giving a written statement that contains the following information: (a) an identification of the copyrighted work and/or intellectual property right claimed to have been infringed; (b) an identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Website that is requested to be removed; (c) your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available; (d) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work and/or exercise of the intellectual property right is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; (e) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed; and (f) the signature of the intellectual property right owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of the right. Caribou will remove any posted submission that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under U.S. law upon receipt of such a statement (or any statement in conformance with 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)). U.S. law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely. Under appropriate circumstances, persons who repeatedly submit infringing or unlawful material will be prohibited from posting further submissions. Caribou's contact for submission of notices is: Caribou Biosciences, Inc., 2929 7th Street, Suite 120, Berkeley, CA 94710 USA, Attn: Legal Department.

Privacy
Please refer to Caribou's Privacy Policy for information regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Website user information.

Responses To Online Requests
From time to time, Caribou may offer to provide information or materials via e-mail or otherwise to interested persons through the Website.  Caribou reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to reject any requests for such information or materials, or to discontinue the provision of such information or materials to any person, for any reason.

Registrant’s Qualifications
When registering with or applying to Caribou you must provide accurate, complete, and current registration information and you agree to provide Caribou with any updates to that information promptly after such changes occur. Registration to the Website is available only to persons who are at least 18 years of age. Your right to use the Website is personal to you and cannot be transferred to any other person. You shall be responsible for obtaining communication services, computer equipment and other products or services necessary to access and use the Website. You shall be responsible for all charges associated with accessing and maintaining a connection to the Website including, but not limited to, charges imposed by an Internet service provider, or your local telephone company. Caribou shall also have the right to disclose aggregate information about registrant usage and demographics in a manner that does not reveal the personal identity of any individual registrant. Caribou shall have the right, but not the obligation, to send you electronic mail to inform you of changes or additions to the Website, or of any products and services of Caribou.

Prohibited Conduct
You may use the Website for lawful purposes only. You may not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish through the Website, any Content that:

  • is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing or threatening, or otherwise objectionable to Caribou in its sole discretion;
  • contains computer viruses, worms, moles, or other contaminating or destructive elements;
  • violates the rights of others, such as Content that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or violates any right of privacy or publicity;
  • contains any advertising or any false or misleading statement; or
  • otherwise violates any applicable criminal or civil law.

Disclaimer of Warranties
THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. NEITHER CARIBOU NOR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. CARIBOU IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO UPDATE THE WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT IS ASSUMED SOLELY BY YOU. NEITHER CARIBOU NOR ANY PROVIDER OF THIRD-PARTY CONTENT NOR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; NOR DOES CARIBOU, ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDER, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 THAT PROVIDES: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MIGHT HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."

Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL CARIBOU OR ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDER, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF CARIBOU, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Indemnification
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Caribou, and all of its predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and past and present officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, information providers, attorneys, representatives licensors and information providers (collectively, the "Caribou Representatives") harmless from and against any and all liability, losses, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred by Caribou or any Caribou Representative in connection with any claim arising out of any use or alleged use by you of the Website or the Content or arising out of or in relation to any breach by you of the Terms and Conditions. Caribou reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate reasonably with Caribou's defense of such claim.

Questions
If you have any questions about the Terms and Conditions, please contact Caribou at: Caribou Biosciences, Inc., 2929 7th Street, Suite 120, Berkeley, CA 94710 USA, Attn: Legal Department.

Last Updated
These Terms and Conditions of Use were last updated on September 30, 2015.