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Airbnb is a more local way to see the world, in the extra homes or bedrooms tucked away in every neighborhood.

We’re pioneering in the sharing economy by allowing people in 192 countries and over 34,000 cities to share their extra home or bedroom to travelers. We believe the sharing economy is the future of business.

From customer support to the board, Airbnb is design-driven and human-centered at every level. We practice design thinking and collaborate with teams across the company, to understand & holistically design for user and our business needs.

Entrepreneurial, multi-talented designers thrive at Airbnb. Every member of the design team has a specialty. But we’re also asked to rise to a shocking range of creative challenges. Our design team is close-knit — we have fun together and push each other to be better. We share our knowledge while we learn from others.

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Asana’s mission is to empower teams to do great things. We are building Asana to bring great product design, great user experience, and even beauty to a place they haven’t gone before — the part of our lives where we spend most of our days, and strive to contribute to the world: the workplace.

We believe that people deserve great design, not just when they go home, but from 9 to 5, or 10 to 10. There’s an untapped opportunity to build collaboration and communication software that is beautiful, thoughtful, and humane, and we are going after it.

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Causes empowers anyone to create the change they want to see in the world through online organizing.

Causes is the place to discover, support and organize campaigns around the issues that impact you and your community. Build your identity through the causes you care about, then connect with other passionate friends, leaders and communities so you can work together to get things done. The Causes design team is tackling the toughest problem in social software: how can we use technology to give an individual or group the power to make lasting change in the world?

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Change Design is a small and mighty team of product and communication designers. We research, listen, sketch, discuss, unlearn, kern, code, and commit. Our data-informed, human-centered process helps us unlock product opportunities that help over 50 million supporters win more campaigns around the world. We are unabashedly nerdy about craft, imbued with Change.org’s purpose.

Change.org is the world’s largest social change platform, empowering people everywhere to create the change they want to see. We bring storytelling, social proof and media savvy traditionally limited to special interests to everyone. We help regular people win seemingly insurmountable campaigns. We wake up excited to work.

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Coursera connects people to a great education so that anyone around the world can learn without limits.

Coursera is a team of educators, designers, engineers and product managers that come together with a shared vision to make a significant impact on the world, by opening up access to high quality university education for everyone in the world – for free. Our commitment is to creating the most desirable and useful place for people to learn. The design team is uniquely empowered to envision the future of higher education and make it a reality throughout our product.

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We are looking for designers who can build first-generation products and experiences. Today more than 100 million people across every continent use Dropbox to always have their stuff at hand, share with family and friends, and collaborate on projects. Our team is currently working on how people will interact with their belongings across all platforms, devices and apps in the post-PC era.

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Flipboard is a design-driven company. But we believe that design—just like the ideation process itself—is not only the responsibility of the design team, it’s encouraged throughout the company. World-changing ideas can come up from anywhere, and everyone in the organization needs to be aware on how all the work we do surfaces in the product.

Our mission is to fundamentally improve how people discover, view and share content across their social networks. Flipboard was named Apple’s iPad App of the year and is one of TIME’s Top 50 Innovations.

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HealthTap is transforming the most fundamental elements of health and wellness: access to trusted care and engagement. HealthTap provides everyone with access to doctors and the high quality, trustworthy, and personalized health information they create, and engages people in managing their health and well-being. The fastest growing digital health startup of all time, HealthTap’s free, top-rated web and mobile apps are already serving millions everywhere. Using HealthTap anyone can get immediate, relevant, and reliable health answers and tips for free from a network of over 40,000 U.S.-licensed doctors. Plus, we’re embarking on a revolutionary new release and re-design (in stealth mode) and could use more world-class talent to design the future of virtual health care.

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Inkling strives to be the standard for how knowledge that matters is built, read, and shared.

Inkling builds a better way to learn. We help doctors to diagnose. We support business teams to grow. We inspire students to learn. Our technology now powers some of the world’s most compelling learning systems — and we’ve only just begun.

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Khan Academy is a not-for-profit that is changing education for the better by providing a free personalized world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to everyone, completely free of charge.

The design team at KA is at the heart of defining and executing on our product. We’re looking for new teammates to help us create and refine our core learning experience. That means you’ll spend the majority of your time on some of the toughest design challenges there are: creating and tuning experiences that help people provably learn something new while helping them find a passion for learning.

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At Nextdoor we believe the neighborhood is one of the most important and useful communities in a person’s life. We’re building a private social network that anyone can use to make their neighbors safer and stronger. One in six neighborhoods in the U.S. rely on Nextdoor to build better places to call home.

Our mission is to bring back a sense of community to the neighborhood, one of the most important communities in each of our lives. Our product is a private social network for neighborhoods. One in six neighborhoods in the U.S. already relies on Nextdoor as its communication platform.

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One Kings Lane is revolutionizing retail for the home, bringing daily inspiration to e-commerce. In just over four years, we’ve built an audience of millions of passionate enthusiasts who visit One Kings Lane religiously to browse our ever-changing assortment of products. Our vision is to build the world’s first global lifestyle brand for the home.

The role of the Product and Interaction Design team at One Kings Lane is to translate the brand into experience. Designers partner not only with product managers and engineers but also with a world-class team of photographers, stylists, and copywriters to create an experience that inspires customers to discover new things to love every day.

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Pinterest is a tool for collecting and organizing things you love. Every day, millions of people use Pinterest to plan trips, make wishlists, organize events and get inspired.

At Pinterest, we insist on an open, curious culture where everyone—from engineering and design to marketing to community—works together. We call this "knitting.”

Logo_square

Square began with a simple idea: everyone should be able to accept credit cards. We’ve been rethinking buying and selling ever since, building simple, well-designed tools that help local businesses grow. The mission is to make commerce easy.

Our brand team writes, films, designs, and shares this story with the world, crafting a stream of ideas into something singular—something that makes every business owner feel inspired and empowered by what Square can do for their dreams

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At Zendesk, our goal is to help bring companies and their customers closer together. We know that communication is the key to happy relationships, so we build software that makes customer conversations easy and more productive.

When it comes to design, our guiding principle is make it beautifully simple. We aim for charming minimalism, with lots of clean lines and an optimistic pallette. Our team takes a shared approach to work projects, collaborating when helpful and offering constructive critiques on a regular basis. Most importantly, we instill everything we do with calm, focus, and a sense of humor.

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Terms of Use

Last revised on: March 7, 2013

The websites and webpages owned and operated by Designer Fund, LLC or related companies (" Company ”, " us ”, " our ”, and " we ”), such as the sites located at www.desginerfund.com and/or designerfounder.com (collectively, the " Site ”) is a copyrighted work belonging to the Company. Company provides, among others, without limitation, information, referrals, pre-screening services, educational programs, events and products related to design (collectively, with all other services provided on or through the Site, the " Services ”). Certain features of the Services or Site may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Service or Site in connection with such features. All such additional terms, guidelines, and rules are incorporated by reference into this Agreement Without limiting the foregoing, the Company’s Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into this Agreement.

These Terms of Use (" Agreement ”) sets forth the legally binding terms for your use of the Site and Services. By accessing or using the Site or Services, Clicking on the "I Agree” button, completing the registration process, and/or merely browsing the Site, you are accepting this Agreement (on behalf of yourself or the entity that you represent) and you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement (on behalf of yourself or the entity that you represent). you may not access or use the Site or Services or accept the Agreement if you are not at least 18 years old. If you do not agree with all of the provisions of this Agreement, do not access and/or use the Site or Services.

  1. Accounts
    1. Account Creation. In order to use certain features of the Site (e.g., to use the Services), you must register for an account with Company (" Company Account ”) and provide certain information about yourself as prompted by the Site registration form. You represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You may delete your Company Account at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Site. Company may suspend or terminate your Company Account in accordance with Section 8.
    2. Account Responsibilities. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Company Account login information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Company Account. You agree to immediately notify Company of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Company Account or any other breach of security. Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.
    3. Orders. You may place an order for products or services by following the order and payment directions on the Site. Once you order the product or service, you agree to pay the current applicable fee listed on the Site. All orders are non-refundable.
  2. Site
    1. License. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, Company grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, license to use the Site and Services for your personal, noncommercial use.
    2. Certain Restrictions. The rights granted to you in this Agreement are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Site or Services; (b) you shall not modify, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the Site or Services; (c) you shall not access the Site or Services in order to build a similar or competitive service; and (d) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the Site or Services may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Site or Services shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement. All copyright and other proprietary notices on any Site or Services content must be retained on all copies thereof.
    3. Modification. Company reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Site or Services or any part thereof with or without notice. You agree that Company will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site or Services or any part thereof, except and if otherwise expressly set forth in Section 8.
    4. No Support or Maintenance. You acknowledge and agree that Company will have no obligation to provide you with any support or maintenance in connection with the Site or Services.
    5. Ownership. Excluding your User Content (defined below), you acknowledge that all the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trade marks, and trade secrets, in the Site and Services are owned by Company or Company’s licensors. The provision of the Site and Services does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such intellectual property rights. Company and its suppliers reserve all rights not granted in this Agreement.
  3. User Content
    1. User Content. "User Content” means any and all information and content that a user submits to, or uses with, the Site or Services (e.g., content in the user’s profile or postings). You are solely responsible for your User Content. You assume all risks associated with use of your User Content, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others, or any disclosure of your User Content that makes you or any third party personally identifiable. You hereby represent and warrant that your User Content does not violate the Acceptable Use Policy (defined below). You may not state or imply that your User Content is in any way provided, sponsored or endorsed by Company. Because you alone are responsible for your User Content (and not Company), you may expose yourself to liability if, for example, your User Content violates the Acceptable Use Policy. Company is not obligated to backup any User Content and User Content may be deleted at anytime. You are solely responsible for creating backup copies of your User Content if you desire. Any User Content you provide will be deemed non-proprietary public information and Company shall have no obligation to maintain its confidentiality. In the event that User Content contains personally identifiable information, Company’s Privacy Policy shall govern Company’s use and disclosure of such information.
    2. License. You hereby grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Company an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free and fully paid, worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and perform, prepare derivative works of, incorporate into other works, and otherwise use your User Content, and to grant sublicenses of the foregoing, solely for the purposes of including your User Content in the Site and Services. You agree to irrevocably waive (and cause to be waived) any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to your User Content.
    3. Acceptable Use Policy. The following sets forth Company’s " Acceptable Use Policy ”:
      1. You agree not to use the Site or Services to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (i) that violates any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (ii) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive, promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual or is otherwise objectionable; (iii) that is harmful to minors in any way; or (iv) that is in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.
      2. In addition, you agree not to use the Site or Services to: (i) upload, transmit, or distribute any computer viruses, worms, or any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (ii) send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages, whether commercial or otherwise; (iii) harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (iv) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the Site or Services or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or Services, other computer systems or networks connected to or used together with the Site or Services, through password mining or other means; (vi) harass or interfere with another user’s use and enjoyment of the Site or Services; or (vi) introduce software or automated agents or scripts to the Site or Services so as to produce multiple accounts, generate automated searches, requests and queries, or to strip, scrape, or mine data from the Site or Services (except that we grant the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials).
    4. Enforcement. We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to review any User Content, investigate, and/or take appropriate action against you in our sole discretion if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of this Agreement or otherwise create liability for us or any other person. Such acts may include removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Company Account in accordance with Section 8, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities.
    5. Feedback. If you provide Company any feedback or suggestions regarding the Site or Services ("Feedback”), you hereby assign to Company all rights in the Feedback and agree that Company shall have the right to use such Feedback and related information in any manner it deems appropriate. Company will treat any Feedback you provide to Company as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to Company any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
  4. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold Company (and its officers, employees, and agents) harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Site or Services, (b) your User Content, (c) your violation of this Agreement; or (d) your violation of applicable laws or regulations. Company reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims. You agree not to settle any matter without the prior written consent of Company. Company will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
  5. Third Party Sites & Ads; Other Users
    1. Third Party Sites & Ads. The Site might contain links to third party websites, services, and advertisements for third parties (collectively, "Third Party Sites & Ads”). Such Third Party Sites & Ads are not under the control of Company and Company is not responsible for any Third Party Sites & Ads. Company provides these Third Party Sites & Ads only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third Party Sites & Ads. You use all Third Party Sites & Ads at your own risk. When you link to a Third Party Site & Ad, the applicable third party’s terms and policies apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction in connection with such Third Party Sites & Ads.
    2. Other Users. Each Site or Service user is solely responsible for any and all of its User Content. Because we do not control User Content, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any User Content and we make no guarantees regarding the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of any User Content, and we assume no responsibility for any User Content. Your interactions with other Site or Service users are solely between you and such user. You agree that Company will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any such interactions. If there is a dispute between you and any Site or Service user, we are under no obligation to become involved.
    3. Release. You hereby release and forever discharge us (and our officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns) from, and hereby waive and relinquish, each and every past, present and future dispute, claim, controversy, demand, right, obligation, liability, action and cause of action of every kind and nature (including personal injuries, death, and property damage), that has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or relates directly or indirectly to, any interactions with, or act or omission of, other Site or Service users or Third Party Sites & Ads. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOREGOING, WHICH STATES: "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 MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
  6. Disclaimers

    THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS” AND "AS AVAILABLE” AND WE (AND OUR SUPPLIERS) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE (AND OUR SUPPLIERS) MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR SERVICES: (A) WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; OR (C) WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, COMPLETE, LEGAL, OR SAFE.

    SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  7. Limitation on Liability

    IN NO EVENT SHALL WE (AND OUR SUPPLIERS) BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFIT OR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR SERVICES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE SITE AND SERVICES ARE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING THEREFROM.

    NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) FIFTY US DOLLARS ($50) OR (B) AMOUNTS YOU’VE PAID COMPANY IN THE PRIOR 12 MONTHS (IF ANY). THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE THIS LIMIT. YOU AGREE THAT OUR SUPPLIERS WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT.

    SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  8. Term and Termination. Subject to this Section, this Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site or Services. We may (a) suspend your rights to use the Site and/or Services (including your Company Account) or (b) terminate this Agreement, at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the Site or Services in violation of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement, your Company Account and right to access and use the Site and Services will terminate immediately. You understand that any termination of your Company Account involves deletion of your User Content associated therewith from our live databases. Company will not have any liability whatsoever to you for any termination of this Agreement, including for termination of your Company Account or deletion of your User Content. Even after this Agreement is terminated, the following provisions of this Agreement will remain in effect: Sections 3.2-3.5, 4 –10.
  9. Copyright Policy. Company respects the intellectual property of others and asks that users of our Site and Services do the same. In connection with our Site and Services, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the removal of any infringing materials and for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of users of our online Site and Services who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights. If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our Site and Services, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, and wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, the following information in the form of a written notification (pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)) must be provided to our designated Copyright Agent:
    1. your physical or electronic signature;
    2. identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
    3. identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
    4. sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
    5. your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
    6. a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
    7. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

    Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact (falsities) in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.

    The designated Copyright Agent for Company is:
    Designated Agent: Copyright Agent
    Address of Agent: 164 Townsend, Unit 3, San Francisco, California 94107
    Telephone: 415.322.8406
    Email: [email protected]



  10. General
    1. Changes to Terms of Use. This Agreement is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any substantial changes, we may notify you by sending you an e-mail to the last e-mail address you provided to us (if any) and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Site. Any changes to this agreement will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you (if applicable) or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our Site. These changes will be effective immediately for new users of our Site or Services. You are responsible for providing us with your most current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. Continued use of our Site or Services following notice of such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
    2. Dispute Resolution.
      1. Governing Law and Venue. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles that may require the application of the law of another jurisdiction. Any action or proceeding relating to a claim or controversy at law or equity that arises out of or relates to this Agreement or the Site or Services (a "claim”) must be brought in a federal or state court located in San Francisco, California and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any such court in any such action or proceeding, unless such claim is submitted to arbitration as set forth below. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, Company may seek injunctive relief in any court having jurisdiction to protect its intellectual property or confidential or proprietary information.
      2. Contact Company First. If a dispute arises between you and Company, our goal is to learn about and address your concerns and, if we are unable to do so to your satisfaction, to provide you with a neutral and cost effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. You agree that you will notify us about any dispute you have with Company regarding our Site or Services by emailing [email protected]
      3. Alternative Dispute Resolution. For any claim where the total amount of the award sought is less than $10,000 USD, the party requesting relief may choose to resolve the dispute through binding non-appearance-based arbitration in accordance with the following: (i) the arbitration will be provided through a nationally-recognized alternative dispute resolution provider mutually agreed upon by the parties; (ii) the arbitration will be conducted in one or more of the following manners at the option of the party initiating arbitration: telephone, online, or written submissions; (iii) the arbitration will not involve any personal appearances by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise agreed by the parties; and (iv) any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
      4. Improperly Filed Claims. All claims between you and Company must be resolved in accordance with this Section 10.2. All claims filed or brought contrary to this Section shall be considered improperly filed. Should you file a claim contrary to this Section, Company may recover attorneys’ fees and costs up to $1,000, provided that Company has notified you in writing of the improperly filed claim, and you fail to promptly withdraw the claim. Similarly, should Company file a claim contrary to this Section, you may recover attorneys’ fees and costs up to $1,000, provided that you have notified Company in writing of the improperly filed claim, and Company fails to promptly withdraw the claim. The remedies in this subsection will not limit any other remedies that either party may have in law or in equity.
    3. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Site and Services. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. The word including means including without limitation. If any provision of this Agreement is, for any reason, held to be invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions of this Agreement will be unimpaired and the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed modified so that it is valid and enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by law. Your relationship to Company is that of an independent contractor, and neither party is an agent or partner of the other. This Agreement, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without Company’s prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void. The terms of this Agreement shall be binding upon assignees.
    4. Copyright/Trademark Information. Copyright (c) 2013, Designer Fund, LLC. All rights reserved. All trademarks, logos and service marks (" Marks ”) displayed on the Site are our property or the property of other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.
    5. Contact Information:

      Address: 164 Townsend, Unit 3, San Francisco, California 94107
      Telephone: 415.322.8406
      Email: [email protected]

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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (" Policy ”) describes how Designer Fund, LLC and its related companies (" Company ”) collect, use and share personal information of consumer users of this website, www.designerfund.com (the " Site ”) and Services (as defined in the Terms of Use). This Policy also applies to any of our other websites that post this Policy. Capitalized terms not defined in this Policy have the meanings given in our Terms of Use.

WHAT WE COLLECT

We get information about you in a range of ways.

  • Information You Give Us. We collect your name, email address, billing address, phone number, username, password, demographic information (such as your gender and occupation), professional title, company name, portfolio of work, survey responses, information contained in feedback you provide or messages you post, and other information you directly give us on our Site or through our Services.
  • Information We Get from Others. We may get information about you from other sources. We may add this to information we get from this Site or through our Services.
  • Information Automatically Collected. We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting our Site, we log your IP address and information about your use of and actions on our Site.
    • Cookies. We may log information using "cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. Cookies help us make our Site and your visit better. We use cookies to see which parts of our Site people use and like and to count visits to our Site.
    • Web Beacons. We may log information using digital images called Web beacons on our Site or in our emails. We use Web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use Web Beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.
  • Information Collected from You About Others. If you decide to refer a third party to our Site or Services, we will collect your and the third party’s names and e-mail addresses in order to send an e-mail and follow up with the third party. You or the third party may contact us at [email protected] to request the removal of this information from our database.
  • Information Collected from Social Networking Sites or Other Third Party Companies. If you log on to the Service with your login credentials from a social networking site (e.g., facebook or twitter), we may receive information about you from such social networking site, in accordance with the terms of use and privacy policy of the third party provider of such social networking site. For example, facebook may share your friend list with us, in order to help us establish your Account and find other Service users that you know. We may also receive information about you from companies that provide services, such as Google Analytics, to us. We may add this information to the information we have already collected from you via the Service.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use your personal information as follows:

  • We use your personal information to operate, maintain, and improve our sites, products, and services.


  • We use your personal information to respond to comments and questions, to respond to inquiries related to residency and other referral opportunities and to provide customer service.
  • We use your personal information to communicate about promotions, upcoming events, and other news about products and services offered by us and our selected partners.


  • We use your personal information to link or combine user information with other personal information.


  • We use your personal information to provide and deliver products and services customers request.
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may share personal information as follows:

  • We may share personal information with your consent. For example, you may let us share personal information with others for their own marketing uses by following the "opt-in” instructions we provide to allow such disclosure. If you have opted-in to receive e-mail communications from a third party company and later wish to discontinue receipt of these e-mails, please contact the third party company directly to update your preferences. The privacy policies of such third party companies may apply to the use and disclosure of your information that we collect and disclose to them. Because we do not control the privacy practices of third party companies, you should read and understand their privacy policies.
  • We may share personal information when we do a business deal, or negotiate a business deal, involving the sale or transfer of all or a part of our business or assets. These deals can include any merger, financing, acquisition, or bankruptcy transaction or proceeding.
  • We may share personal information for legal, protection, and safety purposes.
    • We may share information to comply with laws.
    • We may share information to respond to lawful requests and legal processes.
    • We may share information to protect the rights and property of Designer Fund, LLC, our agents, customers, and others. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and terms of use.
    • We may share information in an emergency. This includes protecting the safety of our employees and agents, our customers, or any person.
  • We may share information with third party service providers who need it to do work for us or to provide you with the Services that we offer through our Site, including, but not limited to, the Bridge Residency Program.
  • We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Site. These companies may collect and use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services to you.

We may also share aggregated and/or anonymized data with others for their own uses.

INFORMATION CHOICES AND CHANGES

Our marketing emails tell you how to "opt-out.” If you opt out, we may still send you non-marketing emails. Non-marketing emails include emails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.

You may send requests about personal information to our Contact Information below. You can request to change contact choices, opt-out of our sharing with others, and update your personal information.

You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Site with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Site works for you.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION. We take steps to help protect personal information. No company can fully prevent security risks, however. Mistakes may happen. Bad actors may defeat even the best safeguards.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. When you click on a link to any other website or location, you will leave our Site and go to another site and another entity may collect information from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of this Policy do not apply to these outside websites or content, or to any collection of information after you click on links to such outside websites.

A NOTE ABOUT CHILDREN. We do not intentionally gather information from visitors who are under the age of 13.

A NOTE TO USERS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES. Your information may be processed in the country in which it was collected and in other countries, including the United States, where laws regarding processing of information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.

CONTACT INFORMATION. We welcome your comments or questions about this Policy. You may also contact us at our address:

[email protected]
164 Townsend St., San Francisco, CA 94107


CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. We may change this Policy. If we make any changes, we will change the "last updated” date below.

This Policy was last updated on March 11, 2013.

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