The Organization, we, and us means Ragtag Film Society.
Compatible Devices means a device compatible with the Platform as listed in these terms.
Passholder means a person that has supplied the requisite information and accepted passholdership of the Platform and Passholdership has a corresponding meaning.
Passholder Account means an account held by a Passholder with The Organization for the purposes of accessing Platform Content through the Platform.
Teleported Content means a feature film or short film or any other product or content provided by us for accessing through the Platform for viewing for a specific time period.
Platform means the digital content platform provided by us (and/or by our third party service providers on our behalf) and includes all pages of and all information, material, text, graphics and facilities on the Platform.
Acceptance of Terms
These terms form the basis on which you agree to use The Organization’s Platform to access Teleported Content.
These terms represent a legally binding agreement between you and The Organization. By using the Platform (which includes accessing the Platform, creating an account, and/or accessing any Teleported Content), you accept these terms and agree to abide by them. If you need to contact us about the Platform, you can do so by contacting us through our Contacts page.
We reserve the right to change these terms. If we do so, you will receive an email notifying you of the updated terms to the email address you provided when creating your account.
Use of the Platform
The Platform permits you to access Teleported Content for your personal use in accordance with these terms, including any terms specific to particular Teleported Content. To access Teleported Content you must be 18 years or older and located in a territory where the particular Teleported Content is authorized to be available. You agree not to use or attempt to use the Platform from outside this territory. We may use geo-filtering / geo-blocking technologies to verify your compliance and prevent access outside this territory. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Platform through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to access the Platform including ensuring you employ technology capable of utilizing the Platform. Use of the Platform requires Compatible Devices, certain software (fees may apply) and internet access. Use of the Platform may be affected by the performance of these factors and these requirements are subject to change at any time. We will use reasonable endeavors to give you notice of any changes.
Compatible Devices and Software
System requirements are detailed on our website.
You acknowledge that the Platform may not work on all Compatible Devices set out above, particularly older devices, browsers and/or operating systems. High-speed internet access is strongly recommended.
Teleported Content Access, Payment and Purchase
To use the Platform you must become a Passholder and you must agree to these terms. Once you have become a Passholder you can elect to access Teleported Content. The fees to buy or rent Platform Content are specified on the Platform and will be indicated to you before you confirm payment. Fees are subject to change without notice. Once you have submitted your order for the purchase or rental of any Teleported Content you will not be able to cancel your order.
Payment processing for buying or renting Teleported Content is handled by a third party payment gateway provider. When buying or renting Teleported Content you will need to enter your credit card details into the payment system before you are able to view the Platform Content. All payments via this system are processed using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol, where sensitive information is encrypted to protect your privacy.
If you suspect there has been a fraudulent credit card transaction recorded in respect of the Platform you must contact The Organization directly to resolve your complaint. The Organization will co-operate with the third party payment gateway to provide reasonable assistance in resolving any complaint.
The Organization accepts no liability for any losses you may incur as a result of any breach of terms either by yourself or by our third party payment provider and if you have any complaints regarding the payment process you need to raise these with The Organization directly.
Some important details about your Passholder Account:
- Don’t reveal your account information to anyone else;
- You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Passholder Account and for all activities that occur on or through your Passholder Account;
- You agree to immediately notify The Organization of any security breach of your Passholder Account;
- The Organization shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorized use of your Passholder Account;
- If you create a Passholder Account and/or use the Platform on someone else’s behalf, you warrant that you have that person’s authority to do so. You also accept all liability and the consequences for any breaches of these terms resulting from any unauthorized activity you conduct.
You shall not access or attempt to access a Passholder Account that you are not authorized to access.
You agree to provide accurate and complete information when you become a Passholder, and as you use, the Platform and you agree to update such information to keep it accurate and complete.
Accessing Teleported Content
Teleported Content is available to Passholders to access for streaming via the Platform.
Teleported Content is only available within the territories in which the particular Teleported Content is authorized to be available.
The Teleported Content will be available to you to start viewing on Compatible Devices upon successful Passholder Account creation and subject to the speed of your internet connection and as follows:
- Teleported Content will be available for you to view starting on May 5, 2021, and will remain available for the period of time specified on the Platform. The period of time for each film, short, shorts program, and other content is different and is subject to change without notice.
- Once you have started an individual film, that Teleported Content will remain available for a specific period of time as specified on the Platform.
- You may pause and rewind the Teleported Content. Stopping, pausing, or restarting Teleported Content does not extend the available time for viewing. You may discontinue your viewing and resume later.
- Teleported Content may be viewed for an unlimited number of times during the viewing period. Note that the viewing period is different for each film, short, shorts program, and other content.
You acknowledge that the volume of data consumed by accessing the Teleported Content is typically high. The payments you make to access Teleported Content do not include any charges for internet usage. You are solely responsible for any internet usage or charges that your ISP may apply in relation to accessing Teleported Content.
Platform Service and Availability
We may modify, suspend, or discontinue the Platform or any Teleported Content at any time with or without notice to you.
We will not be liable for any unavailability of the Platform or of any Teleported Content if you have breached any of these terms or for any unavailability beyond our control. If any Teleported Content is not available to you due to negligence on the part of The Organization, you must contact The Organization directly to resolve your complaint.
You acknowledge that not all of our feature films, film shorts, shorts programs, or any other programs or content listed on our website are available for access nor will they become so in future.
Rules of Use
You shall use the Platform and the Teleported Content strictly in accordance with these terms.
You will be authorized to use Teleported Content only for personal, non-commercial use. You may not make any Teleported Content available for any commercial purpose, educational purpose or any other purpose not expressly authorized in these terms.
You agree not to violate, circumvent, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise tamper with any of the security technology related to the Platform and the Teleported Content for any reason, or to interfere with, remove or alter any digital rights management information on the Platform or the Teleported Content, or to attempt or assist another person to do so.
You must not abuse or misuse the Platform by attempting to compromise the service by employing technologically harmful means or material. You will not use the Platform for any purpose which is unlawful, not authorized by us or otherwise conflicts with these terms.
Your use of the Platform may be monitored and controlled by The Organization or its service provider for compliance purposes at any time.
Third Party Material
Some information contained in the Platform may link you to sites that are not owned or under the control of The Organization. The Organization assumes no responsibility or liability for the content of those sites or otherwise for any third party material that may feature on the Platform.
We aim to include rating information when available for Teleported Content; this information in most cases is not available. You may personally consider some Teleported Content to contain offensive, indecent, or objectionable content and some Teleported Content may also contain explicit material. Subject to applicable censorship laws the Platform provides Teleported Content at your sole risk and The Organization shall have no liability to you for material that you may consider to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
Some Teleported Content may be accessed on an age-restricted basis. It may be unlawful for you to knowingly access some Teleported Content if you don’t meet the minimum age requirement. In accessing Teleported Content we rely on your agreement that you are old enough to legally access the particular Teleported Content. If we have reasonable grounds to believe you are not old enough then we may cancel your Passholdership.
The Platform and the Teleported Content contain information and material that is owned by The Organization and/or its licensors and/or service providers, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including those relating to copyright. The Organization reserves for itself and such third parties all such rights in all jurisdictions throughout the World.
You must not (and must not permit others to) authorize or assist any other person to remove or interfere with any copyright notices contained in any Teleported Content.
We take infringement of our copyright (and that of our licensors and service providers) seriously. You must:
- only use the Teleported Content and related information and materials in the course of using the Platform in compliance with these terms and not for any other purpose;
- not download, upload, copy, reproduce, communicate to the public, transmit, publish, broadcast, modify, manipulate, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create any derivative works of any Teleported Content or any part of it;
- not copy, reproduce, modify or manipulate any part of the Platform and/or Teleported Content in any manner;
- not exploit the Platform or Teleported Content in any unauthorized way whatsoever.
We reserve all rights and remedies available to us to prevent any infringement of intellectual property we or our licensors or service providers own that is comprised in the Platform or Teleported Content.
The Organizations’s trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Platform are the intellectual property of The Organization. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Platform or with Teleported Content may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks and any use of such trademarks.
- terminate the agreement created between you and The Organization pursuant to these terms; and
- suspend access to the Platform (or any part thereof) or any Teleported Content at any time without notice.
Provided you are not in breach of these terms we will reimburse you for any Teleported Content you have successfully paid for but has not been made available to you in accordance with clause 7 at the time of termination or suspension.
We will not be liable if for any reason the Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Platform or to Teleported Content. We have the right to disable any Passholdership at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of these terms. You may cease to use the Platform at any time.
Your use of the Platform is at your own risk. The Organization does not guarantee, represent or warrant the uninterrupted or error-free use of the Platform and shall not be liable for any loss arising from such events including but not limited to loss, corruption, attack, viruses, interference, hacking, or other security intrusion or any other factors beyond The Organization’s and/or its licensors’ and/or its service providers’ reasonable control, including but not limited to the nature of your Compatible Device or internet connection.
To the extent permitted by law, the Platform and the Teleported Content are provided by The Organization without warranties or guarantees of any kind, other than the statutory protection afforded to you by applicable legislation.
Limitation of Liability
The Organization’s liability shall be limited as set out in these terms and otherwise to the amount of any liability that may arise under any applicable legislation and solely in respect of the failure to comply with any guarantee corresponding to The Organization’s supply of goods or services relating to the Platform or any Teleported Content.
The Organization expressly excludes any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damages incurred by any user in connection with the Platform or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Platform.
Waiver and Indemnity
You agree to indemnify and hold The Organization, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, and licensors harmless with respect to any claims arising out of your breach of these terms and your use of the Platform.
The Organization reserves the right to take any action we believe necessary to recover any sums you owe us. You agree that, in such circumstances, you will be liable for all costs and expenses incurred by us including, but not limited to, legal fees, collection fees, arbitration costs and court costs.
These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and The Organization regarding the Platform. If any part of these terms is held invalid or unenforceable the remaining parts of these terms shall remain in full force and effect. Our failure to enforce any right or provisions under these terms will not constitute a waiver of such provision or any other provision. We will not be responsible for failure to fulfil any obligation due to causes beyond our control. We may notify you with respect to the Platform by sending an email message to your Passholder email address. Notices shall become effective immediately when issued by us.
**Governing Law ** These terms and your use of the Platform and Teleported Content are governed by the State of Missouri, the jurisdiction where The Organization is based, for any claim or dispute relating in any way to your use of the Platform.