FilmCourage.com Terms of Service

Ad choices for California residents – January 1, 2020

This is to inform California residents on how they can control their advertising choices under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). If you are a California resident, in accordance with the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) that is effective on January 1, 2020, you can learn about how we collect data, use data and why we store it. Some additional information is pertinent to Nevada residents.

Personalized Advertising on FilmCourage.com

FilmCourage.com does not sell our users’ private personal information. Our content is free to view on our website, Youtube and other social media sites. Use of FilmCourage.com is limited to individuals over the age of 13 (and age 16 in some states). FilmCourage is NOT intended for individuals under the age of 13 years old.

FilmCourage.com selectively runs banner advertisements with filmmakers (through our advertising page). We also use third-party affiliate links.

FilmCourage.com collects one kind of information which is Anonymous User Information.

The only information FilmCourage.com may have on a user through our in-house banner ads (not affiliate marketing) and visiting other pages on our website is:

*The URL you visited

*The IP (Internet Protocol) for the individual user while browsing FilmCourage.com.

*The browser for the individual user while browsing FilmCourage.com.

*The device type for the individual user while browsing FilmCourage.com.

These four identifiers (URL, IP address, browser type, device type) from clicking on posts or our personal banner ads is not sold or provided to any other company. Our web server via our hosting company stores this information in access logs for 30 days. We store this data only for hosting purposes.

FilmCourage.com does NOT collect any other personal identifying information including:

•We do not collect your name

•We do not collect your home/work address

•We do not collect your email address

•We do not collect your telephone number

•We do not collect your credit/debit card information

• We do not collect your Social Security Number

Setting your browser to reject cookies:

Oftentimes you can set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using FilmCourage.com, however certain features of FilmCourage.com may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads and Analytics Services Provided by Others:

Other parties (from affiliates) may also provide analytics services via our services. These ad networks and analytics providers may set tracking technologies (like cookies) to collect information about your use of our services and across other websites and online services. These technologies allow these third parties to recognize your device for information about you or others who use your device.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy only covers the collection of information by FilmCourage.com and does not cover the collection of information by any third party advertisers (via affiliates) or analytics providers.

How do I request to view or change the use of my personal information?

The information you will receive by making requests via emailing us at filmcourage21(at)gmail.com is already largely available to you through the Site.  As mentioned previously these four identifiers (URL clicked, IP address, browser type, device type) from clicking on posts is not sold or provided to any other company. Our web server stores this information via access logs for 30 days. We store this data only for hosting purposes.

You have the ability to edit most of the information you provide to us, except in cases where it relates to a legally required reason, such as for regulatory compliance. The use of VPN (Virtual Private Network) or onion browser may also be helpful however may limit the use of some pages of our website.

FilmCourage.com’s use of third-party tools (affiliate links and GoogleAdwords):

These third-party services may collect information through the use of web beacons that are located on the pages of FilmCourage.com. A web beacon is a see-through graphic image placed on a website page and, in conjunction  with a cookie, allows a site to collect information about the use of the web page that contains said web beacon.

FilmCourage.com uses the Google Adwords and Amazon Affiliates, amongst other third-party tools for affiliate links. Vendors that operate the third-party tools may also gather information about your visits to third-party sites outside of FilmCourage.com.

However, while FilmCourage does not track your individual-level activity on the internet outside of FilmCourage, affiliates and other third-parties may collect information automatically collected by FilmCourage (not information you provide), and combine it with data they collect elsewhere for targeted advertising purposes. You can opt out of this type of data collection in a few ways.

A few ways to customize your advertising experiences:

If you do not prefer personalized advertising experiences from tracking cookies via affiliate links, you may opt-out. Note that if you opt-out you will continue to see our advertisements on FilmCourage.com. This may help limit the personalization of affiliate ads and they may be less relevant to you.

Some industry opt-out pages that may be of use to you:

•Google Ad Settings

•Facebook Ad Preferences Panel

•Ad Choices

•Do Not Track

•Network Advertising Alliance

•(EU) European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA)

•(US) Network Advertising Initiative (NAI)

•(US) Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA)

•(Japan) Data Driven Advertising Initiative (DDAI)

Additional ways to limit advertising on your mobile device:

For Apple iOS devices, one way can limit personalized ads is by selecting “Limit Ad Tracking” in your device settings.

*Open Settings on your device

*Tap “Privacy”

*Tap “Advertising”

*Follow instructions.

For Android devices, one way can limit personalized ads is by selecting “Opt out of Interest Based Ads” in Google settings.

*Open Settings on your device.

*Tap “Google”

*Tap “Ads”

*Follow the on-screen instructions.

For privacy-related requests, please send an email to filmcourage21(at)gmail.com and allow 45 business days for a response.

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On January 1, 2020, Film Courage published revised versions of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Please read these updated terms and take time to understand them. Your use of Film Courage is subject to these revised terms.

Film Courage does not accept unsolicited manuscripts, screenplays, books or other Intellectual Property.

At times Film Courage (with full permission from the creator) will use still or moving images from an artist’s movie with a video diary that is placed on either the Film Courage Youtube channel or Film Courage 2 Youtube channel. This is done in accordance and with full permission from the creator before preparing and posting said video.

These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are a contract between you and FilmCourage.com. They govern your use of FilmCourage.com’s website (both desktop and/or mobile), social media, services, products, and content (“Services”).

By using FilmCourage.com, you agree to these Terms. If you don’t agree to any of the Terms, you can’t use, view or consume any content or website of FilmCourage.com and/or our social media.

We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time. For a record of all changes to our Terms, please contact us via our contact page. If there is a revision to this information, we can alert you before they take effect. By using FilmCourage.com on or after that effective date, you agree to the new Terms set forth by FilmCourage.com. If you do not agree to said terms, you should stop viewing the website and/or Film Courage social media before they take effect, otherwise your use of the site and FilmCourage.com content and/or social media will be subject to the new Terms.

FilmCourage.com content and services

Crawling FilmCourage.com is allowed if done in agreement with the settings of our robots.txt file. Scraping FilmCourage.com is strictly prohibited.

We may change, terminate, or restrict access to any aspect of the service, at any time, without notice.

Children are Not Allowed to Use this Site.  Parents, Please Monitor Your Child’s Web Usage

FilmCourage.com is only for people OVER 13 years of age. By using FilmCourage.com, you attest and declare that you are over age 13.

Security

If you find a security vulnerability, lapse or breach on FilmCourage.com, please alert us via an email to our contact page.

FilmCourage.com rules and policies

By using the Services, you agree to let FilmCourage.com collect and use information as outlined in our Privacy Policy. Film Courage does not collect or store any data on its visitors except for IP addresses and the device used to browse Film Courage (via our hosting platform) as a function of incoming traffic. Film Courage does not collect any additional visitor data, including credit card numbers, email addresses, home addresses, user accounts, or any other personal identifying information, etc.

FilmCourage.com (via our web hosting) knows the following information about our site’s visitors: the web browser that you are using to view our site, IP address, type of device you’re using to browse the site, the URL that referred you to FilmCourage.com and all of the areas within our website that you browsed as a visitor under this IP address. Our third-party service providers and/or advertisers may or may not use a multitude of technologies (including cookies, Flash cookies, web beacons and embedded scripts) that automatically and/or passively collect information when you visit or interact with FilmCourage.com and/or our third-party service providers and/or advertisers. This information may include, without limitation, the browser that you are using, your IP address and geo location, type of device you’re using to browse the site, the URL that referred you to our Websites and all of the areas within our website that you browsed.

If you’re outside the United States of America, you consent to allow FilmCourage.com transfer, store, and process your information (including the web browser that you are using to view our site, IP address, type of device you’re using to browse the site, the URL that referred you to FilmCourage.com and all of the areas within our website that you browsed as a visitor under this IP address) in and out of the United States of America.

Under our DMCA policy, we’ll remove material after receiving a valid takedown notice. Please contact us via our contact page to alert us of a DMCA takedown notice.

In utilizing FilmCourage.com, you agree to follow these Rules and Policies.

Miscellaneous

FilmCourage.com provides this website (both desktop and mobile) to you “as is.” You use and view FilmCourage.com at your (i.e., “The User”) own risk, discretion and compliance. Simply put, no warranty is implied or expressed.

FilmCourage.com won’t be liable to you for any damages which arise from you utilizing the services (including the desktop or mobile version of the website, and/or social media, and/or subject matter discussed within the confines of our written and/or video content). This includes if the Services (including the desktop or mobile version of the website, and/or social media) are hacked, maliciously tampered with or off line/non-accessible for any reason. This includes all types of damages (indirect, incidental, consequential, unique, exemplary or Acts of Nature). And it includes all kinds of legal claims, such as breach of contract, breach of warranty, tort, or any other loss.

If FilmCourage.com doesn’t exercise a particular right under these Terms, that doesn’t waive or excuse it.

If any of these terms is found invalid by a court of sound jurisdiction, you agree that the court should try to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and that other provisions of the Terms will remain in full effect.

Said Terms, Conditions, Services are governed by California law, without reference to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree that any suit and/or claim arising from the Services must take place in a court of law or arbitrator located in the City of Los Angeles, California.

These Terms (including any document incorporated by reference into them) are the whole agreement between FilmCourage.com and you concerning the Services.

Should you have questions concerning any of the information in FilmCourage.com Terms of Service and/or Privacy Policy, please contact us via our contact page.

Disclaimer:

The materials provided on FilmCourage.com and our social media accounts are for general informational purposes only. These materials do not, and are not intended to, constitute legal advice, and you should not act or refrain from acting based on any information provided on FilmCourage.com and our social media accounts. Please consult with your own legal counsel on your situation and specific legal questions you have.

FilmCourage.com includes links to other websites or blogs. These links are included solely as a convenience to the reader. We do not take any responsibility for the accuracy, content or timeliness of the information provided on those sites, and we do not endorse any products or services that may be advertised or available on those sites.

While FilmCourage.com attempts to provide the most accurate and current information on this site, we make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site or social media accounts and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. From time to time, guest bloggers post information on our FilmCourage.com or provide answers to Q&A’s, and we are not responsible for and will not be held liable for such content.

Revision – January 1, 2020