Terms & Conditions
September 9, 2020
By using or visiting the website, services, mobile applications, or content provided by www.sandboxfilms.org (“Site”), a service of Sandbox Films, LLC (“Sandbox Films”), you are agreeing to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). If you do not agree to these Terms, you may not register, visit, or use the Site.
FUTURE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
These Terms can change at any time, and you should review them regularly. Amendments to these Terms will become effective immediately when posted to the Site unless otherwise specified. Your use of the Site after the effective date of any updated Terms posted on the Site constitutes your consent to the updated Terms.
All content included on this Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Sandbox Films or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of Sandbox Films unless otherwise noted and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on this Site is the property of Sandbox Films or its software suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the Site are registered trademarks of Sandbox Films or its affiliates, licensors or third party content providers (“collectively, the “Mark Holders”), are the property of Sandbox Films or the Mark Holders, and are protected by United States and international trademark laws. Their uses are restricted to this Site and those publication, programs and events sponsored by Sandbox Films, and Sandbox Films’ Marks may not be used for personal financial gain.
Use of the Marks is prohibited without the express written consent of Sandbox Films, except as permitted by applicable laws. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Marks without the express written consent of Sandbox Films.
At times, Sandbox Films may grant limited-use licensing agreements to individuals or groups who wish to help further the mission of Sandbox Films. Solely at the discretion of Sandbox Films, limited permission for use of Sandbox Films’ Marks may be granted for particular projects that provide a substantial benefit to Sandbox Films.
CONTENT POSTED BY USERS
DISCUSSION POLICY FOR CONTENT POSTED FOR USERS
Sandbox Films’ digital community channels provide a place where ideas and content can be shared, and conversation can flow freely and respectfully. We encourage you to join the conversation. Below are our guidelines for communicating on these channels.
In general, Sandbox Films does not control, pre-approve, or monitor content submitted by our community members. Nevertheless, Sandbox Films nonetheless retains the right (but not the obligation) to monitor, refuse to post, or delete any Content available through the Site.
Posts or discussions by community members in no way reflect the views of Sandbox Films.
By posting any Content, you are agreeing that you will follow these guidelines, as well as the rest of these Terms, and that we may use your Content to promote Sandbox Films’ work and as described further herein.
We may remove or block Content and/or block users from Sandbox Films pages if we consider Content to be in any way inconsistent with or harmful to the purpose of the community, including:
- Content that is profane, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, abusive, threatening, false, misleading, offensive, derogatory or discriminatory (including comments about sex, age, race, sexual orientation, political or religious affiliation), or otherwise inappropriate;
- Use of names or photographs of individuals without their permission or Content that otherwise invades confidentiality or privacy interests;
Promotion of any advertisement for products, services, or causes, or solicitation of funds;
- Any Content that is an invasion of privacy, a breach of any data protection principle or legislation, a malicious falsehood or seditious libel, a contempt of court, or that is likely to incite or is capable of inciting violence, racial hatred, sadism or cruelty or that encourages any unlawful or illegal act or omission;
- Impersonating anyone else, whether a public figure, a member of our staff, a forum moderator, administrator or host, or another visitor of this Site;
Content that infringes copyright or any other intellectual property rights; or
- Any other content that Sandbox Films believes, in our sole discretion, violates the spirit or letter of these guidelines or any other provision in these Terms.
By posting Content, you further agree that:
- Sandbox Films bears no responsibility for its accuracy, appropriateness, or quality;
- You must evaluate and bear all risks associated with any Content you post, including the risks of any intellectual property or other legal claims related to the Content;
- Sandbox Films will be in no way liable for any Content or any consequences of its inclusion or omission and that there is no implication that any Content posted by users on the Site is in any way endorsed or approved by Sandbox Films; and
- You have no recourse against Sandbox Films if we, in our sole discretion, post, refuse to post, delete, or refuse to delete, any Content submitted by users.
PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
LINKS FROM THIS WEBSITE
Sandbox Films makes no representation, warranty or endorsement, express or implied, as to any of the information, services, products or messages on any other websites which may be accessed through a hyperlink on this Site. In particular, these links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by Sandbox Films of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty or endorsement of any type regarding the website or the information, services, products or messages posted on or available from such website.
LINKING FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Sandbox Films may grant the owner of a website permission to use a hyperlink to this Site from its website, provided: (a) any such link must clearly be marked “Sandbox Films”; (b) the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host website may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Sandbox Films name and Marks; (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of either the link or the host website may not create the false appearance that any other entity is associated with or sponsored by Sandbox Films; and (d) the link, when activated by a user, must display this website full-screen and not with a “frame” on the linked website. The owner of any website with a hyperlink to this Site agrees to the foregoing terms and agrees to delete any such link upon notice from Sandbox Films that such permission has been revoked, which notice may be given at any time and for any reason.
As a condition of using the Site, you agree that you will not use the Site in any way that is prohibited by law or these Terms. These prohibitions include, but are not limited to, the following:
- You must not use our Site in any way that may damage, overburden, or impair the Site or its availability, including any denial-of-service or similar attacks;
- You may not use the Site in any way that is illegal, fraudulent or harmful or related to any illegal, fraudulent or harmful activity;
- You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, other accounts, or computers or networks associated with the Site, its users, or Sandbox Films, including but not limited to using another person’s login credentials;
- You must not use our Site to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material that consists of (or is linked to) any malicious computer software;
- You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell or lease any part of the Site or its content or its software, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of that software;
- You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Site;
- You must not use our Site to send spam, surveys, or any unsolicited commercial communications;
- You must not use our Site for any purposes related to marketing, research, or any other commercial or organizational purpose without our prior express written consent; and
- You are required to respect the confidentiality and trust of others participating in any community discussion portions of the Site or otherwise posting Content on the Site.
SANDBOX FILMS DOES NOT MAKE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR ENDORSEMENTS WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH REGARD TO THE SITE, ANY OF THE SITE’S CONTENT, OR ANY MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY, AND SANDBOX FILMS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY COST OR DAMAGE ARISING EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY SUCH TRANSACTION. IT IS SOLELY YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EVALUATE THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ALL SERVICES AND CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE OR ON THE INTERNET GENERALLY. SANDBOX FILMS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. THE SITE AND THE CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SANDBOX FILMS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND THE INTERNET. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY UPLOADS OR TRANSMISSIONS YOU MAKE MAY BE INTERCEPTED AND USED BY AN UNAUTHORIZED THIRD PARTY AND THAT ALL OF THE RISK ASSOCIATED THEREWITH IS SOLELY YOURS.
Sandbox Films shall also have no liability whatsoever for any unavailability of the Site or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages or the resultant delay or non-delivery of information caused by such system outages, or any third party acts or any other outages of web host providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the Site.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances shall Sandbox Films or any other party involved in creating, producing, or distributing the Site be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages for loss of profits, good will, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Sandbox Films has been advised of the possibility of such damages) that result from (i) the use of or inability to use the Site; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute merchandise and services resulting from any merchandise, data, content or services purchased or obtained or transactions entered into through or from the Site; (iii) unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use or disclosure of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the Site; or (v) any other matter relating to the Site. By using the Site, you hereby acknowledge that this paragraph shall apply to all content, merchandise, and services available through the Site. Some states may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages. In such states, liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your sole remedy for any dissatisfaction with the Site or its contents is to stop using the Site or any such content. This limitation of liability is a part of the bargain between the user and Sandbox Films.
INDEMNIFICATION FOR CONSEQUENCES OF USER VIOLATIONS
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Sandbox Films harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, costs, liabilities, losses and damages of any kind (including attorney’s fees) resulting from (i) your use, misuse or abuse of the Site, or (ii) your breach of these Terms. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in Sandbox Films’ defense of any claim. Sandbox Films reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Sandbox Films.
VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS
You agree that Sandbox Films may, at its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site if you violate these Terms or for any other reason. You also agree that Sandbox Films may disclose any information we have about you, including your identity, if we determine that such disclosure is needed in connection with any investigation or complaint about your use of the Site or to identify, contact, or bring legal action against you or someone who may be injuring or interfering with Sandbox Films’ rights or property or the rights of users of the Site.
These Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of New York, without any reference to conflict-of-laws principles. Any dispute, controversy or difference which may arise between the parties out of, in relation to or in connection with these Terms is hereby irrevocably submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New York, to the exclusion of any other courts without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual state or country of residence.
If any of these Terms is (for any reason) held to be unenforceable, illegal or in some other way invalid, the unenforceable, illegal or invalid provision will not affect the remainder of these Terms and they will continue in full force and effect.
September 9, 2020
This “Cookies Policy” describes the use of online cookies by the Sandbox Films, LLC and our affiliates (collectively, “Sandbox Films,” “we,” “us” or “our”). This Cookies Policy applies to the websites that we own or control and that post a link to this Cookies Policy (a “Site” and, collectively, the “Sites”).
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files stored by a website on the device you use to access the website. Our websites may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer or mobile device until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our websites.
We use two broad categories of cookies: (1) first-party cookies, served directly by us to your computer or mobile device, which we use to recognize your computer or mobile device when it revisits our websites; and (2) third-party cookies, which are served by service providers or business partners on our websites and can be used by such parties to recognize your computer or mobile device when it visits other websites. Third-party cookies that we use include those from YouTube, Disqus, SiteCount and Google Analytics.
Cookies we use
Our Site uses the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
|Type of cookie||Purpose|
|Essential cookies||These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our websites and to enable you to use some of its features. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we use these cookies only to provide you with those services.|
|Functionality cookies||These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make when you use our websites. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to reselect your preferences every time you visit our websites.|
We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here and about how Google protects your data here. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our websites by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here.
|Social media cookies||These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or “like” (or similar) button on our websites or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website such as Facebook or Twitter. The social network will record that you have done this.|
|Targeted and advertising cookies||These cookies track your browsing habits to enable third-party advertising networks to deliver ads that may be of interest to you. These cookies use information about your browsing history to group you with other users who have similar interests or browsing behaviors. Based on the cookies that the third-party advertising network sets on our websites and other websites, advertisers can display advertisements that may be relevant to your interests on our websites and while you are on third-party websites. We don’t use these cookies to advertise.|
You may opt out of the use of your browsing behavior for purposes of targeted advertising as described in the “Online behavioral advertising” section below.
You can typically remove or reject cookies via your browser settings. In order to do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings,” “help,” “tools” or “edit” menus). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our websites. For example, we may not be able to recognize your computer or mobile device, and you may need to log in every time you visit our websites.
Online behavioral advertising
Some parties that set cookies via our Site for purposes of online behavioral advertising may offer the ability to opt out of cookies via the Network Advertising Initiative’s consumer opt-out tool, the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer opt-out tool or the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Consumer Choice Page.
The Cookies Policy does not cover third-party websites
Please note that this Cookies Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the cookie practices of third-party websites to which we may link from the Site.
Changes to the Cookies Policy
We may update this Cookies Policy, and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies.
September 9, 2020
Personal Information We Collect
Information you give us
We collect personal information about individuals who interact with Sandbox Films, including by using our website and subscribing to our publications. The types of personal information we collect include:
- Contact information, such as your name, email address and social media handles
- Feedback and correspondence, such as information you provide when emailing us or posting public comments
- Usage information, such as information about how you use our websites and interact with us, and information you provide when you use any interactive features of the websites
- Subscription information, such your preferences for receiving communications about our activities, events, and publications, and details about how you engage with our communications
Information automatically collected
How We Use Your Personal Information
To provide our services
We use your personal information to provide our services in the following ways:
- to operate, maintain, administer and improve our websites
- to publish our newsletters, magazines and other communications
- to manage and communicate with you regarding your account with us, if you have one
- to better understand your needs and interests and to personalize your experience with the websites
- to provide support and maintenance for the websites
- to respond to your requests, questions and feedback
To communicate with you
If you request information from us (such as signing up for our newsletter or publications) or register on our websites, we may send you Sandbox Films–related communications. You will have the ability to opt out of such communications.
To comply with law
We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, lawful requests and legal processes.
With your consent
We will request your consent to use your personal information where required by law, such as where we use certain cookies or similar technologies or would like to send you certain marketing messages. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time in the manner that was indicated when we requested the consent or at any time by contacting us. If you have consented to receive marketing communications from our third-party partners, you may withdraw your consent by contacting those partners directly.
To create anonymous data for analytics
We may create anonymous data from your personal information and other individuals whose personal information we collect. We make personal information into anonymous data by excluding information that makes the data personally identifiable to you, and use that anonymous data for business purposes.
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety
We use your personal information as we believe necessary or appropriate to (a) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the service; (b) protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others; and (c) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
As stated in a supplemental privacy notice
In some circumstances, we may provide a supplemental privacy notice that explains how we use personal information in a specific context.
How We Share Your Personal Information
Professional advisers and corporate transactions
We may disclose your personal information to professional advisers, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us, us., including to the extent reasonably needed to proceed with the negotiation or completion of a corporate transaction, such as a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, in which case your personal information may be part of that corporate transaction.
Compliance with laws and law enforcement; protection and safety
We may disclose information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as required by law, and disclose and use such information as we believe necessary or appropriate to (a) comply with applicable laws and lawful requests and legal processes, such as to respond to subpoenas; (b) enforce the terms and conditions that govern our websites; (c) protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of you or others; and (d) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
Access, update, correct or delete your information
An individual who has registered for an account with us may review, update, correct or delete the personal information in their account profile by logging into their account.
You may opt out of marketing-related emails by following the instructions contained at the bottom of our emails, or by contacting us at [email protected]. You may continue to receive service-related and other nonmarketing emails.
Online behavioral advertising
Some of the partners that collect information about users’ activities on our websites may be members of organizations or programs that provide choices to individuals regarding targeted advertising. Users may opt out of receiving targeted advertising on websites through members of the Network Advertising Initiative by clicking here or the Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here. European users may opt out of receiving targeted advertising on websites through members of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance by clicking here, selecting the user’s country, and then clicking “Choices” (or similarly titled link). If you choose to opt out of targeted advertisements, you will still see advertisements online, but they may not be relevant to you. Even if you do choose to opt out, not all companies that serve online behavioral advertising are included in this list, and so you may still receive some cookies and tailored advertisements from companies that are not listed.
“Do Not Track” signals
Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not honor “Do Not Track” signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit https://www.allaboutdnt.com.
Choosing not to share your personal information
You may choose not to provide personal information to us. However, we may not be able to provide services to you if we are required to collect your personal information or if we need your personal information in order to provide the services. We will tell you what information you must provide to receive our services by designating it as required or through other appropriate means.
We take a number of organizational, technical and physical measures designed to protect the personal information we collect, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no security safeguards are 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
Our websites are not intended for children under 16. If you become aware that a child has provided us with information without parental or guardian consent, please contact us. We will delete such information from our files as soon as reasonably practicable.
Sandbox Films is headquartered in the United States and may have service providers in other countries. Your personal information may be transferred to the United States or other locations outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.
We provide important information for individuals located in the European Union here
Other Sites and Services
Our websites may contain links to other websites and services. These links are not an endorsement, authorization or representation that we are affiliated with that third party. We do not exercise control over third-party websites or services, and are not responsible for their actions. Other websites and services may follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the other websites you visit and services you use.
Sandbox Films, LLC
Attn: Legal – Privacy
160 Fifth Ave., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Additional Information for European Union Users
Controller and Data Protection Officer
See the Contact Us section above for contact details.
Legal bases for processing
We use your personal information only as permitted by law. We are required to inform you of the legal bases of our processing of your personal information, which are described in the table below. If you have questions about the legal bases of how we process your personal information, contact us at [email protected].
|Processing purpose||Legal basis|
|To provide our services||Processing is necessary to perform the contract governing our provision of the services or to take steps that you request prior to signing up for our services.|
In addition, these processing activities may constitute our legitimate interests.
|To communicate with you|
To manage our recruiting and process employment applications
To create anonymous data for analytics
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety
|These processing activities constitute our legitimate interests. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal information for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal information for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).|
|For scientific research or statistical purposes, or for purposes of archiving in the public interest||These processing activities constitute our legitimate interests and in some cases may be necessary for the performance of a contract.|
|To comply with law||Processing is necessary to comply with our legal obligations.|
Use for new purposes
We will retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. When we process personal information for archiving purposes in the public interest, we will typically retain information indefinitely.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
When we no longer require the personal information we have otherwise collected about you, we will dissociate such information from the information attached to your content. In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal information (so that it can no longer be associated with you), in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
European data protection laws give European Union users certain rights regarding their personal information. If you are located within the European Union, you may ask us to take the following actions in relation to your personal information that we hold:
- Opt out. Stop sending you direct marketing communications. You may continue to receive service-related and other nonmarketing emails.
- Access. Provide you with information about our processing of your personal information and give you access to your personal information.
- Correct. Update or correct inaccuracies in your personal information.
- Delete. Delete your personal information.
- Transfer. Transfer a machine-readable copy of your personal information to you or a third party of your choice.
- Restrict. Restrict the processing of your personal information.
- Object. Object to our reliance on our legitimate interests as the basis of our processing of your personal information.
You can submit these requests by email to [email protected] or our postal address provided above. We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why, subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us as described above or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. You can find your data protection regulator here.
Cross-border data transfer
Whenever we transfer your personal information out of the EEA to countries not deemed by the European Commission to provide an adequate level of personal information protection, the transfer will be based on one of the following safeguards recognized by the European Commission as providing adequate protection for personal information, where required by EU data protection legislation:
- Pursuant to the recipient’s compliance with standard contractual clauses, EU-US Privacy Shield or Binding Corporate Rules,
- Pursuant to the consent of the individual to whom the personal information pertains, or
- As otherwise permitted by applicable EEA requirements.
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal information out of the EEA.