Filmsite: Terms of Use and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. This is the terms of use policy ("Terms of Use") that governs how Filmsite LLC (www.filmsite.org, www.greatestfilms.org), a California limited liability company (referred to in the following as "Filmsite," "we," "our," or "us") is used. Your use of this WWW Site (the "Web Site" or "Site") is subject to the following terms and conditions of use (the "Terms"). These Terms apply whether you are accessing the Services (the "Services") using a personal computer, mobile device, gaming console or other equipment or device. These terms do not cover other services, websites or any content, features and activities accessible or made available by any Third party, unless specifically stated.

The following agreement (“Terms”) describes the terms on which we offer you access to our Site and Services, defined below. Our offer to allow you to access the Site and Services is conditioned on your agreement to all of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms, including your compliance with the other policies such as the Terms of Use Guidelines. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms in their entirety, you must cease accessing or otherwise using the Site and Services in any way. Your use of any of the Site or Services constitutes your agreement to these Terms.

By accessing and using the Services (and accepting the information from this Site), you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be legally bound by these Terms - incorporated into these Terms are the terms and conditions of Filmsite's Privacy Policy (see also Filmsite: Privacy Policy which is incorporated herein for reference). If you do not agree to these Terms, do not access or use the Services. These Terms and Conditions and your use of the Site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of California, without regard to its conflict of law principles.

We may amend these Terms at any time in our sole discretion, effective upon posting the amended Terms at this URL where the prior version of these Terms was posted. Please check this page periodically for updates. Any changes to these provisions will be incorporated into revised Terms that we will post here. Changes shall be effective when they are posted. Your use of the Site or Services constitutes consent to such amendments. Visitors have the obligation to review changes to these Terms when they access or re-access the Sites and/or Services. You agree that you will periodically check this page for updates to these Terms. If you do not agree to, or cannot comply with the revised Terms, you must stop using the Sites and/or Services.

We reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, make improvements, remove, or otherwise modify the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Site. We also reserve the right to modify, alter, suspend or discontinue all or part of the Site at any time for any reason without notice or cause. We cannot guarantee the Site will be available at all times. The Site may be temporarily unavailable due to maintenance, malfunction of computer equipment or software, or other problems, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. You agree that we will have no liability to you or any third party whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site.

The Site is intended for users who are at least 13 years of age. All users who are minors in the jurisdiction in which they reside (generally under the age of 18) must have the permission of, and be directly supervised by, their parent or guardian to use the Site. If you are a minor, you must have your parent or guardian read and agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to you using the Site.

The Sites and Services are owned and operated by Filmsite, LLC. Unless otherwise indicated or attributed, the Site and all of the information it contains (or may in the future contain), is the original and copyrighted, proprietary property of the Site and includes but is not limited to all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs or design elements, audio, text, reviews, articles, opinions, text, directories, guides, photographs, illustrations, and graphics on the Site (collectively known as the "Content"). In addition, the advertising copy, trademarks, names, service marks, and logos contained therein (the "Marks") are owned or controlled by us or licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of the United States, foreign jurisdictions, and international conventions. No copyright is claimed on non-original, affiliated, third party or licensed material. All elements contained within are protected by Copyright © by their respective owners. All element use must adhere to Copyright © guidelines. Fair use doctrines apply to all elements contained within.

The Site makes no representations or warranties regarding the Content and the Site's or Services' accuracy, validity, correctness, timeliness, reliability or that usage will be error-free. The Site and all the information it contains (the Content and the Marks) are provided on an "AS IS" and "As Available" basis, and for non-commercial and personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. The Content is not guaranteed to be 100% accurate and 100% accessible 100% of the time. The information, content, products and services published on this Site may include inaccuracies, omissions, incomplete or out-of-date information, or typographical errors. The Site makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and correctness of Content available through the Services and the operation of the Services. Changes are periodically added to the information herein, but the Site may not be updated on a daily basis and may not be the most current information available. (Please notify the Site if you believe there are factual inaccuracies.) We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Site at any time, without prior notice. Although we may post updated information, we may continue to allow access to the original information or Content, or we may not go back and change the original information to reflect new developments.

By using this Site, you assume the risk that the information on this Web Site may be incomplete, inaccurate, out of date, or may not meet your needs and requirements. You should independently confirm any information appearing through the Services. And you agree that your use of the Site and our Services will be at your sole risk. We are not responsible for any claim, liability or damage resulting from your use, reaction or reliance on any Content or information available through the Services.

Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content and the Marks.

By using the Site, you represent and warrant that: (1) you will not access the Site through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script, or otherwise, (2) you will not use the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, (3) your use of the Site will not violate any applicable law or regulation, (4) you will not interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site, (5) you will not use the Site as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Site and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise, (6) you will not decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site, (7) you will not attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, (8) you will not harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Site to you, (9) you will not delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content, (10) you will not copy or adapt the Site's software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other code, (11) you will not upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Site, (12) you will not disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site, (13) you will not use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations, or violate these Terms or any posted restrictions or guidelines.

When communicating to us electronically through the Site or via email, any personal information transmitted to us will be protected in accordance with the Privacy Policy. While we appreciate communications, the Site cannot guarantee that it will respond to your messages. This Site contains some material contributed, submitted and/or created by third parties. When you submit non-personal information to us, you agree that the Site has the right to publish, use, copy, store and distribute the material for any use, including promotional and advertising purposes, without liability or restriction. We assume no obligation to limit the use of or to protect any such non-personal information from disclosure. By making a submission, users automatically grant to the Site a license to all uses of the submitted material, and individuals give up any rights or privileges they might possess as owner of the submitted material. Material submitted by visitors becomes the sole and exclusive property of the Site. The Site excludes all liability for any illegality arising from or error, omission or inaccuracy in such material.

The content of this web site has been placed here for historical and educational purposes only. The information and features included in this Web Site have been compiled from a variety of sources. Film images, only provided in inferior and lower web resolutions (72 dpi), are found throughout the site - they are often screenshots from copyrighted films, and the copyright for them is most likely owned by the studio which produced the movie. It is believed that the use by this site of these screenshots is for informational purposes only, to provide identification and critical commentary on each film and its contents qualifies as fair use under United States copyright law. The Site requests your assistance in avoiding any possible violation of copyright law regarding the content of these pages. The author has made every effort to give proper credit where necessary. However, if you believe any of this material is being used inappropriately, please contact the Site so the situation can be addressed.

The Site may contain (or you may be sent via the Site) links or banners to other websites that are controlled by Third Parties ("Third-Party Websites"). The Site is not responsible for the material on any web sites linking to it nor any sites linked out from the Site. Links to and from the Site are not indications of endorsement. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any website to which you navigate from the Site.

From time to time, the Site has affiliated itself with other selected third parties to offer you the opportunity to purchase goods. Any purchases you make through Third-Party Websites will be through other websites and from other companies, and we take no responsibility whatsoever in relation to such purchases which are exclusively between you and the applicable third party. Such purchases will be with the named third party (and not with the Site) and will be governed by the terms and conditions notified to you at the time of purchase. We cannot and do not accept any responsibility or liability for any losses you may suffer as a result of entering into any transaction with any of our named affiliates or any third party.

The Site may allow advertisers to display their advertisements and other information in certain areas of the Site, such as sidebar advertisements or banner advertisements. If you are an advertiser, you shall take full responsibility for any advertisements you place on the Site and any services provided on the Site or products sold through those advertisements. Further, as an advertiser, you warrant and represent that you possess all rights and authority to place advertisements on the Site, including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, publicity rights, and contractual rights. We simply provide the space to place such advertisements, and we have no other relationship with advertisers.

Visitors may encourage others to access the information appearing on the Site or available through other electronic devices. Links to the Site are welcomed from another site or electronic communications, as long as the link does not imply or state any affiliation, connection, sponsorship or approval by the Site.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the Site and no Content or Marks may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission. To be clear, material from this Site is not to be posted on other web sites without written permission of the Site. You may not display the contents of this Site surrounded or framed or otherwise surrounded by material not originating from this Web Site without express consent. You agree not to copy, reproduce, upload, store, edit, modify, adapt, re-use, incorporate or create derivative works from, display, perform, publish or re-publish, distribute, transmit, sell, license, rent, disseminate, or publicly display, broadcast or circulate any Content to any third party (including, without limitation, the display and distribution of the Content via a third party Web Site) without express prior written consent.

We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to: (1) monitor the Site for violations of these Terms and Conditions; (2) take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates the law or these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation, reporting such user to law enforcement authorities; and (3) otherwise manage the Site in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the Site.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Filmsite LLC harmless, including our subsidiaries, affiliates, and all of our respective officers, agents, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1) your unauthorized access or use of Content, Services, and/or any consequences arising out of your access or use of the Serives and/or Content; (2) your violation or breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Here's a suggested way to properly cite a Filmsite webpage in a bibliography:

Dirks, Tim. "Filmsite: [Specific Page Title here]." Filmsite, [specific page URL here]. [Date of the document or last revision (if available).] [Date you visited or accessed site in parentheses (here)].

If you have any reason to contact the Site or wish to receive further information regarding use of the Site, please contact us at: Filmsite, Tim Dirks, Email to:

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