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THE VETS

83 Park Street

Providence, RI 02903
tel: 401/861-4445
401/490-6735 (f)
info@film-festival.org

 

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PO Box 162

Newport, RI 02840 USA

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36 Rhode Island Avenue,

Newport, RI 02840


 

 

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Rhode Island International Film Festival

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

 

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), a production of the Flickers Arts Collaborative, has adopted the following Terms and Conditions of Use (these Terms), which are a legal contract between the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIFilmFest.org), and you, the user accessing or using the RIFilmFest.org web site accessible through the URL http://www.RIFilmFest.org (the Site).


THESE TERMS DESCRIBE YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN CONJUNCTION WITH YOUR USAGE OF THE SITE. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE. BY OPENING ANY PAGES OF THE SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS, JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED THEM. YOU ALSO CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION AS SET FORTH IN GREATER DETAIL IN OUR PRIVACY POLICY.


1. Third Party Internet Web Sites


RIIFF may from time to time provide links and pointers on the Site to Internet sites maintained by RIIFF’s affiliates or other third parties ("Third Party Sites") and may from time to time provide third party material on the Site. These Third Party Sites and third party materials are provided as a convenience only. RIIFF has not reviewed, and does not operate or control in any respect, any information, products or services available on Third Party Sites, and RIIFF is not responsible for any information provided at any Third Party Sites. RIIFF makes no representations and provides no warranties whatsoever concerning Third Party Sites, and the fact that RIIFF has provided a link to any Third Party Site on the Site does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation by RIIFF with respect to such Third Party Site or its owners or providers or any products or services mentioned or offered at the Third Party Site. RIIFF expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information and/or quality of products or services provided by, advertised on, or sold through, all Third Party Sites.


2. Membership Rules & Guidelines


RIIFF provides an opportunity for users to exchange information, ideas and opinions through the use of the Site. Communications posted in the Site’s community area, including but not limited to the message board, are provided by users such as yourself who are unaffiliated with RIIFF, and the user providing each such communication is solely responsible for the content thereof. In using the Site’s community areas, you should not assume that messages have been reviewed by RIIFF, that communications contain correct information, or that the persons posting such communications have accurately identified themselves and/or their affiliation with any third party. When using the Site’s community area, please be certain that anything you say does not compromise your personal safety. Do not provide your name, phone number, or any other personally identifying information to people you do not know.


In order to maintain tolerant and thoughtful interaction, RIIFF expects you to respect the rights and dignity of others. Accordingly, it is a condition of your use of the Site that you do not:


• restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site’s community area;


• post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law;


• post or transmit comments containing harassing or offensive language, including sexual references, sexual nicknames, racial or gender slurs or rude or deliberately offensive comments or engage in disruptive activities online, including excessive use of scripts, sound waves, scrolling (repeating the same message over and over), or use viruses, bots, worms or trojan horses;


• post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder and referencing that such use has been permitted by the owner or right holder;


• post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other analogous harmful component;


• post or transmit content that encourages or provides instructional activities about illegal activities, in particular hacking, cracking, etc.;


• solicit other users to join, become members of, or contribute money to any online service or other organization, advocate or attempt to get users to join in legal or illegal schemes or plan or participate in scams involving other users;


• impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your professional or other affiliation with any person or entity;


• use the Site to collect personally identifying information about users of the Site in violation of our Privacy Policy; or


• use the Site for any unlawful purpose.


RIIFF, at its sole and absolute discretion, shall determine whether any information transmitted or received through the Site violates this provision. RIIFF reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that in RIIFF's sole and absolute discretion are objectionable or in violation of these Terms. You acknowledge that RIIFF reserves the right to, and may from time to time, monitor any and all information transmitted or received through the Site. During monitoring, information may be examined, recorded, copied, and used for authorized purposes in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Use of the Site constitutes consent to such monitoring.


3. Privacy Policy


RIIFF respects the privacy of its users, and has created a Privacy Policy that explains users’ rights and responsibilities with respect to personal information disclosed on the Site. You may review this policy by clicking any of the links appearing throughout these Terms, or by visiting: http://www.film-festival.org/Privacy.php
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4. Advertisers and Sponsors


Sponsors and promotional partners help to support the Site and the non-profit arts organization. Although RIIFF receives compensation from promotional partners and sponsors on the Site (collectively, “Sponsors”), RIIFF does not endorse the products or services of our Sponsors and makes no representations or warranties about the products or services of our Sponsors. You decide whether to click on our Sponsor’s banner ads or links and whether to make purchases from our Sponsors. You are solely responsible for payment of all costs or fees associated with the purchase of goods and services from our Sponsors.


5. Disclaimer of Warranties


YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. RIIFF HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING CONTENT, THE SITE, AND THE EVENTS, PROMOTIONS AND CONTESTS SPONSORED BY THE SITE INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF AVAILABILITY, NON-INTERCEPTION, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISCLAIMERS IN THESE TERMS AND THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION 5 REFLECT A FAIR AND REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN RIIFF AND YOU.


6. Limitation of Liability


UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL RIIFF, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS OR CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE, AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THEREON. IF THE FOREGOING LIMITATION IS UNENFORCEABLE, YOU AGREE THAT RIIFF’S LIABILITY TO YOU, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00).


7. Indemnification


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless RIIFF and its directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, actions and proceedings and any and all costs, fees (including attorneys fees), expenses, settlements, and judgments that result from your breach of these Terms or your access and use of the Site.


8. Copyrights


RIIFF grants you the privilege of accessing and viewing the text, graphics, audio, design, images, charts and other content (the “RIIFF Content”) on the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use. RIIFF may revoke such privilege at any time with or without notice for any reason or no reason. Any and all RIIFF Content and other works on the Site and any reproductions of any of the foregoing (collectively, "Works") are the copyrighted works of RIIFF and/or its suppliers, and are protected under U.S. and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. Other than the limited grant of access to and viewing of the RIIFF Content described above, RIIFF grants you no other privileges or rights in any of the Works. You acknowledge that any other use of the Works, including without limitation, reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, without the prior written permission of RIIFF, is strictly prohibited.


9. Trademarks


RIIFF, and all page headers, custom graphics, logos, and button icons are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress (collectively, the “Marks”) of RIIFF. You agree not to display, use or reproduce any of the Marks in any manner without prior written consent from RIIFF. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, RIIFF specifically prohibits the use of any Mark as a “hot” link to the Site or any RIIFF web site unless the establishment of such a link is approved in advance by RIIFF in writing. Failure to obtain such approval shall entitle RIIFF to seek an injunction enjoining such use. All other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.


10. Feedback


RIIFF is not responsible for material submitted to RIIFF or posted on the Site by Site users. By communicating with RIIFF however, you grant RIIFF a nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, adapt, modify, distribute, promote, and publish any materials that you submit to RIIFF or post to the Site. In addition, these materials may be used by RIIFF, at its sole discretion, in any manner, place, media or technology now known or later developed and without any obligation to compensate you or anyone else. RIIFF reserves the right to sublicense the rights conferred to RIIFF in this paragraph to third parties, subject to the provisions of our Privacy Policy.


11. Compliance


RIIFF makes no representation or claim that any information on the Site is appropriate or may be downloaded outside the United States of America. Access to the Site and to any information thereon may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside the United States of America, you do so at your own risk of liability under the laws of the United States of America or of your jurisdiction.


12. Miscellaneous


These Terms, together with our Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and RIIFF and supersede any and all other agreements, representations and understandings, whether written or oral. These Terms may not be modified or amended by you without the prior written consent of RIIFF. RIIFF may modify or amend these Terms and the Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. You should regularly review these Terms for any modifications or amendments to these Terms as your continued use of the Site after a modification or amendment signifies your assent and agreement to these Terms, as amended. If any clause or provision set forth in these Terms is determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future law, then, you understand and agree that the clause or provision so determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining clauses or provisions. These Terms and your use of the Site and any participation in events or contests sponsored or announced by the Site shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of New York, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. The parties agree that the state courts located in or serving New York County, New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all claims, disputes or other controversies relating to or arising from these Terms or your use of the Site or any products and services provided by the Site. The parties hereby expressly consent to the exercise of jurisdiction over them by such courts. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each party to these Terms waives its, his or her right to a jury trial with respect to any action brought under or in connection with these Terms. The headings used in these Terms are for convenience only and such headings are not to be used in determining the meaning or interpretation of these Terms.

 

 

Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)

The Vets, 83 Park Street , Providence, RI 02903

Phone: (401) 861-4445 Fax: (401) 490-6735 • email to: info@film-festival.org

 

 

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