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Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using this site. By accessing or using the site, you agree to be bound by this agreement. The information and services on this site are provided by African Film Festival, Inc., (“AFF”) and its suppliers, subject to your agreement to the terms and conditions below.

Use of Information and Services The information (including without limitation advice and recommendations) and services on the site are intended solely as a general educational aid. The information and services are provided with the understanding that neither African Film Festival, Inc. nor its suppliers or users are engaged in rendering legal, counseling or other professional services or advice. Your use of the site is subject to the additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout the site. African Film Festival, Inc. and its agents assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information, services or other material on this site. While African Film Festival, Inc. strives to keep the information on this site accurate, complete, and up-to-date, African Film Festival, Inc. and its suppliers cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to, the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information.

User Contributions Users who post materials to this site, i.e. letters, opinions, news, critical essays or commentary, bulletin board or chat room messages (“Property”), agree to abide by the following rules: (1) users may not post or transmit property that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful, that violates the property rights of others (including without limitation infringing use of a copyright or trademark), that violates the privacy or publicity right of others, or that is in violation of applicable laws; (2) users may not interfere with other user’s use and enjoyment of this site; (3) users may not use this site to conduct any activity that is illegal or that violates the rights of others; (4) users may not use this site to advertise or sell products or services to others; and (5) users must immediately inform African Film Festival, Inc. if they have reason to believe that a user is infringing any copyrighted materials.

A user posting Property represents that such material is unique to the user or used with permission of the copyright holder, and assigns to African Film Festival, Inc. ownership of such material. African Film Festival, Inc. has no responsibility for the content of any material posted by users, but African Film Festival, Inc. reserves the right in its sole discretion to (i) edit or delete any documents, information or other material submitted to or appearing on this site, and (ii) refuse access to the site to any user that violates this agreement. Bulletin boards and chat rooms contain the opinions and views of other users. African Film Festival, Inc. is not responsible for the accuracy of any material on therein.

By submitting any Property to African Film Festival, Inc., you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of any such Property has expressly granted, African Film Festival, Inc. the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such any materials (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.

Links to Other Web Sites This site may include links to other Internet sites solely as a convenience to users. African Film Festival, Inc. does not endorse any such sites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through the sites, and you access and use such sites, including information, material, products and services therein, solely at your own risk.

Indemnification You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless African Film Festival, Inc., its affiliates and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to (i) your violation of this agreement, and (ii) your posting of material to this site.

Proprietary Rights All materials on this site (as well as the organization and layout of the site) are owned and copyrighted by African Film Festival, Inc. or its suppliers and may be accessed, downloaded or printed for your personal non-commercial use only. Without the prior written permission of African Film Festival, Inc. or its suppliers, you may not copy, distribute or transfer any material on this site, in whole or in part.

Changes to Site African Film Festival, Inc. and its suppliers may make improvements or changes in the information, services, products, and other materials on this site, or terminate this site, at any time without notice. African Film Festival, Inc. may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement. Accordingly, you agree to review the agreement periodically, and your continued access or use of this site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified agreement.

Miscellaneous This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this Agreement or the site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. African Film Festival, Inc.’s failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Any legal action or proceeding between African Film Festival, Inc. and you related to this agreement shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in New York, County of New York and/or the Southern District of New York. African Film Festival, Inc. is a registered trademark of African Film Festival, Inc., Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

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