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Effective Date: June 26, 2020

Welcome to our Website. These Terms of Service set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your access and use of our website (the “Website”), membership application, membership database (the “Database”), and certification mark (the “Certification Mark”) (collectively, the “Services”).

Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not access or use the Services. The terms “FFC” or “us” or “we” or “our” refer to Female Founder Collective Holdings, LLC, the owner of the Services. The terms “you” or “your” refer to the user or viewer of the Services.

  1. Acceptance

    You agree to the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms of Service (the “Terms of Service”). These Terms of Services are the only agreement between us and you and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Services, the content, products or services provided by or through the Services, and the subject matter of these Terms of Service. You must be at least the age of legal majority where you live (which is currently 18 years old in most states) to use our Services. If you are using this Website on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant you have authority to bind the entity.

  2. Modifications

    These Terms of Service may be amended at any time by us without specific notice to you. The latest Terms of Service will be posted on our website, and you should review the Terms of Service prior to using the Services, so you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of revised Terms of Service means that you accept and agree to the changes.

  3. Privacy

    The Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service, and your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Service means you are also bound by the Privacy Policy.

  4. Use of Services

    1. Certain sections of, or offerings from, the Services may require you to register. If registration is requested, you agree to provide us with accurate, complete registration information. We do not permit (a) any other person using the registered sections under your name; or (b) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use.

    2. You authorize FFC, directly or through third parties, to make any inquiries we consider necessary to validate your identity. This may include without limitation requiring you to provide your date of birth and/or mobile telephone number, asking you for further information, or verifying your information against third party databases or through other sources. FFC reserves the right to close, suspend, or limit access to your account and/or the Services in the event that, in our sole discretion, (a) we are unable to obtain or verify identity or eligibility; (b) the security of your account has been compromised; or (c) your account has been used in, or seems to have been used in, a nefarious manner.

  5. Copyright

    The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Services are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Services, except as allowed by these Terms of Service below, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content or other materials viewed through the Services. The postings of information or materials on the Services does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the Services is the copyrighted work of third parties.

  6. Trademarks and Certification Mark

    1. FEMALE FOUNDER COLLECTIVE is a registered trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. FFC’s name, logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans, whether registered or unregistered, are trademarks of FFC or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of FFC. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on the Services are the trademarks of their respective owners.

    2. A certification mark is a type of trademark that is used to show consumers that particular goods and/or services, or their providers, have met certain standards. FFC allows authorized users to use the Certification Mark to identify goods and services which emanate from (1) a female founded company; (2) a majority female owned and operated company; or (3) a company that had a female founder who sold a majority of her company but maintains a controlling board seat. FFC has the sole right to authorize usage of the Certification Mark and may do so in its sole discretion. Permitted uses of the Certification Mark are outlined in our Brand Guidelines.

  7. Limited License; Permitted Use

    You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Services, and if authorized, the Certification Mark, strictly in accordance with these Terms of Service. All other rights are reserved.

  8. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use

    Your license for access and use of the Services and any information, products, services and materials they contain (collectively defined as “Content”) therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use:  you may not (a) copy, republish, display, distribute, transmit, sell, rent, lease, loan or otherwise make available in any form or by any means all or any portion of the Services or any Content retrieved therefrom; (b) create compilations or derivative works of any Content from the Services; (c) use any Content from the Services in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right, proprietary right, or property right of us or any third parties; (d) remove, change or obscure any copyright notice or other proprietary notice or terms of use contained in the Services; (e) make any portion of the Services available through any timesharing system, service bureau, the Internet or any other technology now existing or developed in the future; (f) remove, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any software in the Services or use any network monitoring or discovery software to determine the Services architecture; (g) use any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the Services; (h) use the Services for the purpose of gathering information for or transmitting (1) unsolicited commercial email; (2) email that makes use of headers, invalid or non-existent domain names, or other means of deceptive addressing; and (3) unsolicited telephone calls or facsimile transmissions or telephone solicitations; (i) use the Services in a manner that violates any state or federal law; (j) export or re-export the Services or any portion thereof, or any software available on or through the Services, in violation of the export control laws or regulations of the United States; and (k) use the Services in any way except as permitted by these Terms of Service.

  9. Errors, Corrections and Changes

    We do not represent or warrant that the Services will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We do not represent or warrant that the information available on or through the Services will be correct, accurate, timely or otherwise reliable or appropriate for your use.  We may make changes to the features, functionality or content of the Services at any time.  We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any information or Content appearing on the Services.

  10. Third-Party Content

    Third-party content may appear on the Services or may be accessible via links from the Services. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on the Services. You understand that the information and opinions in the third-party content represent solely the thoughts of the author and are neither endorsed by nor do they necessarily reflect our belief.

  11. Unlawful Activity

    We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of these Terms of Service and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.

  12. Nontransferable

    Your right to use the Services, and if authorized, the Certification Mark, is not transferable or assignable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information is not transferable or assignable.

  13. Disclaimer

    The information and Content from or through the Services are provided “as-is,” “as available,” with “all faults”, and warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed (including but not limited to the disclaimer of any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). The information and services may contain bugs, errors, problems or other limitations. We and our Affiliated Parties have no liability whatsoever for your use of any information or services, except as provided in Section 15(b). No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from us through the Services or otherwise shall create any warranty, representation or guarantee not expressly stated in these Terms of Service.

  14. Indemnification

    You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us and our partners, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, assigns, third party suppliers or information and documents, attorneys, advertisers, products and service providers, and affiliates (collectively, “Affiliated Parties”) harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, related to your violation of these Terms of Service or use of the Services.

  15. Limitation of Liability

    1. We and any Affiliated Party are not liable for any indirect, special, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages (including damages for loss of business, loss of profits, litigation, or the like), whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. The negation and limitation of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between us and you. The Services and the Content presented would not be provided without such limitations. 

    2. The aggregate liability of us and any Affiliated Party in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to the Services and/or the Content provided herein or hereby shall not exceed $100 and that amount shall be in lieu of all other remedies which you may have against us and any Affiliated Party.

  16. Use of Information

    We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use and share, in any manner consistent with our Privacy Policy, all information regarding your use of the Services.  All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information communicated by you to us (collectively, a “Submission”) will forever be our property. We will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential and will not be liable for the use of any ideas provided by you (including without limitation, product, service or advertising ideas). We will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in our future products, services, or operations. Without limitation, we will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to the Submission of every kind and nature. We will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any other person sending the Submission. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever material you submit, and you, not us, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.

  17. Copyright Complaints

    1. We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask you to do the same.  If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:

    2. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

    3. A description of the copyright work that you claim has been infringed;

    4. A description of where the infringing material is located on the Services;

    5. Your address, telephone number, and email address;

    6. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the alleged infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

    7. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

    8. You can reach us directly by emailing us at with the subject “Copyright Infringement.” Please note that we may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material.

  18. Severable and Survival

    If any provision of these Terms of Service is found invalid or unenforceable pursuant to judicial decision, the remainder of these Terms of Service will remain valid and enforceable according to its terms. All terms that logically ought to survive the termination of these Terms of Service shall survive.

  19. Legal Compliance

    You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Services and the Content provided therein.

  20. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    These Terms of Service shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to conflicts or choice of law rules or principles. Any action to enforce these Terms of Service shall be filed in the State or Federal Courts located in New York, New York, only.

  21. Force Majeure

    FFC will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any obligation herein if the delay or failure is due to unforeseen events that are beyond FFC’s reasonable control, such as strikes, blockade, war, terrorism, riots, natural disasters, epidemic, or governmental action, in so far as such an event prevents or delays FFC in fulfilling its obligations hereunder.

  22. Contact Information

    If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Service, please email us at

  23. Membership Terms & Conditions

    I authorize The 10th House to send instructions to the financial institution that issued my card to take payments from my card account in accordance with the terms of my agreement with you.
    Monthly memberships agree to an annual commitment and will be automatically renewed each month for one year. By signing up to a monthly membership with an annual commitment, each member agrees to a minimum of 11 automatic renewals of membership for the following year (twelve consecutive months). Pauses or early cancellations on monthly memberships with annual commitments are not permitted.
    I authorize The 10th House to send instructions to the financial institution that issued my card to take payments from my card account in accordance with the terms of my agreement with you.
    Annual memberships agree to an annual commitment and will be available to renew upon the annual year.. Pauses or early cancellations on monthly memberships with annual commitments are not permitted.
    *Memberships will be auto-renewed every 12 months. Memberships are an annual commitment and non-refundable, however, if you choose to cancel beforehand, you may, and you will continue to have access to the site until the end of your membership term. If you do not wish to be charged before your auto-renewal, you must cancel at least 15 days prior to the renewal date.