Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions last updated: May 13, 2020.
When you use this website (SCREENPLAYCRASHCOURSE.com or Screenplay.Thinkific.com), you agree to play by the rules detailed here. Failing to play by the rules will lead to, at minimum, us banning you from the site (i.e., blocking visits from your IP address). Please follow the laws in your country, which are based on common sense:
- Don’t steal any property, including ideas.
- Don’t copy or share anything, here or elsewhere, created by us or not, that is not in the public domain.
- Don’t post evil stuff or try to harm us or the people using this site.
- Don’t blame us if you post a comment and later see something like it in print or any other sort of production.
- Don’t pretend you’re someone you’re not while using this site.
- You are leasing all paid content and, because of that, you’re never at liberty to distribute, teach or share any of our content without our express written consent.
- If you make a purchase on this website and want a refund, email us before your 30-day window closes.
Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by FilmFTW Media Inc., acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.
Your Screenplay.thinkific.com Account. If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and materials, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account or materials. You must not describe or assign links or content to your account in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others. You must immediately notify FilmFTW Media Inc. of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. FilmFTW Media Inc. will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including those resulting from your negligence and including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
Responsibility of Contributors. If you respond to a blog post, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), you are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio or video file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
- the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
- if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
- you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
- the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
- the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
- the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
- your Content is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
- your Content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your Content’s title or author name is not the name of a well-known title other than your work or a person other than yourself or a company other than your own; and
- you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by FilmFTW Media Inc. or otherwise.
By submitting Content to FilmFTW Media Inc. for inclusion on our Website(s), you grant FilmFTW Media Inc. a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your Content and our Website. If you delete Content, FilmFTW Media Inc. will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, FilmFTW Media Inc. has the right (though not the obligation) to, in FilmFTW Media Inc.’s sole discretion
(i) refuse or remove any content that, in FilmFTW Media Inc.’s reasonable opinion, violates any FilmFTW Media Inc. policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or
(ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in FilmFTW Media Inc.’s sole discretion.
Fees and Payment. By completing the cart and checkout process for any product or number of products, you agree to pay FilmFTW Media Inc. the fees indicated on our Website at the time of purchase in exchange for the product or service. This may be a one-time, monthly or annual fee; unless otherwise explicitly indicated on the Website, the default fee will be one-time. Payments will be processed on the day you purchase a product or service. FilmFTW Media Inc. reserves the right to change the payment terms and fees upon thirty (30) days prior written notice to you.
If you wish to purchase any courses made available through the Site (“Purchase”), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including, without limitation, your credit card number, the expiration date of your credit card, your billing address, and your shipping information.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you have the legal right to use any credit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any Purchase; and that (ii) the information you supply to us is true, correct and complete.
By submitting such information, you grant us the right to provide the information to third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of Purchases.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order at any time for certain reasons including but not limited to: course availability, errors in the description or price of the course, error in your order or other reasons.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected. We will not be held responsible or liable for any failure for the Purchase to complete, or any resulting loss or damages to you.
Subscriptions and Payment Plans. Some of our courses are billed on a subscription basis or payment plan. You will be billed in advance on a recurring and periodic basis (“Billing Cycle”). Billing cycles are set either on a monthly or annual basis, depending on the type of subscription or payment plan you selected when purchasing a course.
If you purchased a course under a payment plan, from the date of purchase an automatic direct debit payment will be made to FilmFTW Media Inc. (through the debit or credit card You have provided), per month until the course is paid in full.
At the end of each Billing Cycle, your subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless you cancel it or we cancel it.
You may cancel your subscription renewal or payment plan by contacting our customer support team at contact AT screenplaycrashcourse DOT com or visiting https://www.screenplaycrashcourse.com/contact/.
A valid payment method, including credit card or PayPal, is required to process the payment for your subscription or payment plan. You shall provide us with accurate and complete billing information including full name, address, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid payment method information. By submitting such payment information, you automatically authorize us to charge all subscription or payment plan fees incurred through your account to any such payment instruments.
Should automatic billing fail to occur for any reason, we will issue an electronic invoice indicating that you must proceed manually, within a certain deadline date, with the full payment corresponding to the billing period as indicated on the invoice.
Refunds. FilmFTW Media Inc. offers a thirty-day (30-day) money back guarantee on purchases of some courses made through Screenplaycrashcourse.com and/or Screenplay.Thinkific.com using our cart and checkout service, which is supplied by third-party vendors. We warrant that we will refund the price that was charged to a Customer (less taxes or shipping and handling charges, if applicable) if and only if said customer requests a refund within 30 days of receipt of payment, depending on the refund policy expressed at the time of purchase, by:
i. Making every reasonable effort to supply FilmFTW Media Inc. with the date-stamped receipt before the 30-day period has ended
ii. Supplying a written request for a refund, with a copy of the receipt supplied, at either https://www.screenplaycrashcourse.com/contact/ or contact AT screenplaycrashcourse DOT com before the 30-day period has ended
If you take issue with a transaction, it is your responsibility to open a dispute with the Resolution Department of the payment issuer (i.e., PayPal, VISA, MasterCard, American Express or other). Refer to your receipt for details. FilmFTW Media Inc. will not be responsible for disputes with payment providers.
Availability, Errors and Inaccuracies. In order to provide exceptional service, and accuracy, we regularly update the courses on the Site.
We cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information, including prices, images, specifications, and availability. We reserve the right to change or update information and to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time without prior notice.
Despite our best efforts, the courses available on our Site may have an error regarding the price, be inaccurately described, or be unavailable.
We may experience delays in updating information on the courses and in our advertising on other websites.
No Guarantees/Warranties. You confirm that you have been explained the scope and extent of the products and/or services covered and you acknowledge that the effectiveness of the products and/or services provided to you depend on facts not under the control of FilmFTW Media Inc. and the profitability of the same is not guaranteed.
The information contained in a product and/or service offered by FilmFTW Media Inc. (including but not limited to content in any format) is based on sources and information reasonably believed to be accurate as of the time it was recorded or created. However, this material deals with topics that are constantly changing and are subject to ongoing changes related to technology and the market place as well as legal and related compliance issues. Therefore, the completeness and current accuracy of the materials cannot be guaranteed. These materials do not constitute legal, compliance, financial, tax, accounting, or related advice.
The end user of this information should therefore use the contents of this program and the materials as a general guideline and not as the ultimate source of current information and when appropriate the user should consult their own legal, accounting or other advisors.
Any case studies, examples, illustrations cannot guarantee that the user will achieve similar results. In fact, your results may vary significantly and factors such as your market, personal effort and many other circumstances may and will cause results to vary.
THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN A PRODUCT AND/OR SERVICE IS SOLD AND PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. FILMFTW MEDIA INC. DOES NOT PROMISE OR GUARANTEE ANY INCOME OR PARTICULAR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN. THOSE RESULTS ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AS THE END USER OF THE PRODUCT. (SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITED WARRANTIES, SO THIS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.) IN PARTICULAR, FILMFTW MEDIA INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO USER OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES, OR COSTS, OF ANY CHARACTER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT OR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHER COSTS OR DAMAGES, IN EXCESS OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT OR SERVICES. THESE LIMITATIONS MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE LAWS OF PARTICULAR STATES AND JURISDICTIONS AND AS SUCH MAY BE APPLIED IN A DIFFERENT MANNER TO A PARTICULAR USER.
Responsibility of Website Visitors. FilmFTW Media Inc. has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including Content, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, FilmFTW Media Inc. does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. FilmFTW Media Inc. disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading or use by those visitors of content there posted.
Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which our Websites link, and that link to our Websites. FilmFTW Media Inc. does not have any control over those non-FilmFTW Media Inc. websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-FilmFTW Media Inc. website or webpage, FilmFTW Media Inc. does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. FilmFTW Media Inc. disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-FilmFTW Media Inc. websites and webpages.
Online Commerce. Certain sections of the Site may allow you to purchase many different types of products and services online that are provided by third parties. We are not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of these products and services. If you make a purchase from a merchant on the Site or on a site linked to by the Site, the information obtained during your visit to that merchant’s online store or site, and the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your credit card number and contact information, may be collected by both the merchant and FilmFTW Media Inc. A merchant may have privacy and data collection practices that are different from ours. We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. In addition, when you purchase products or services on or through the Site, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions that specifically apply to your purchase or use of such products or services. For more information regarding a merchant, its online store, its privacy policies, and/or any additional terms and conditions that may apply, visit that merchant’s website and click on its information links or contact the merchant directly. You release FilmFTW Media Inc. and our affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against us or them, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available by third parties through the Site.
Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through our Site, regarding payment and delivery of specific goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that FilmFTW Media Inc. shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of such dealings.
You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You also agree not to make any purchases for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes or for the purpose of anticipating demand for a particular product or service. You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase for a third party that requires you to submit the third party’s personal information to us or a merchant, you represent that you have obtained the express consent of such third party to provide such third party’s personal information.
Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As FilmFTW Media Inc. asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by Screenplaycrashcourse.com or our blog violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify FilmFTW Media Inc. by email at contact AT screenplaycrashcourse DOT com. FilmFTW Media Inc. requires that you supply FilmFTW Media Inc. with appropriate information to identify, track and locate the information/property in question in a reasonable period of time and with limited effort or expense. FilmFTW Media Inc. will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of FilmFTW Media Inc. or others, FilmFTW Media Inc. may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of the Website. In the case of such termination, FilmFTW Media Inc. will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to FilmFTW Media Inc.
Intellectual Property. The Site and all contents, including but not limited to text, images, graphics or code are the property of FilmFTW Media Inc and are protected by copyright, trademarks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may display and copy, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the Site only for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with FilmFTW Media Inc. Any other use is strictly prohibited and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. These Terms do not grant you a license to use any trademark of FilmFTW Media Inc or its affiliates. You further agree not to use, change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the Site.
Changes. FilmFTW Media Inc. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. FilmFTW Media Inc. may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. We reserve the right to change any and all FilmFTW Media Inc. services without notice.
Termination. FilmFTW Media Inc. may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Screenplay.thinkific.com account (if you have one), you may simply delete your account using the Website to login and visit your profile. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have a paid account, such account can only be terminated by FilmFTW Media Inc. if you materially breach this Agreement and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days from FilmFTW Media Inc.’s notice to you thereof; provided that, FilmFTW Media Inc. can terminate the Website immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. FilmFTW Media Inc. and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither FilmFTW Media Inc. nor its suppliers and licensors makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
Limitation of Liability. In no event will FilmFTW Media Inc., or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to FilmFTW Media Inc. under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. FilmFTW Media Inc. shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless FilmFTW Media Inc., its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between FilmFTW Media Inc. and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of FilmFTW Media Inc., or by the posting by FilmFTW Media Inc. of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the province of British Columbia, Canada excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the provincial and federal courts located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in British Columbia, Canada, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; FilmFTW Media Inc. may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
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