Terms of Service - POCKET FILM SCHOOL (“AGREEMENT”)
This Agreement sets out the terms under which Pocket Film School Inc. (“Pocket Film School”) agrees to provide the Pocket Film School streaming film and video-making courses, including all associated features and functionalities, websites and user interfaces (“Services”), and video, audio, or other content or material that is made available through the Service (“Content”). PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBSCRIBING TO OR USING THE SERVICES, OR ACCESSING ANY OF THE CONTENT. By using or subscribing to the Services, or accessing any Content, you are accepting the terms of this Agreement and entering into a legally binding agreement with Pocket Film School. If you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement, do not use the Services or access the Content.
Pocket Film School grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable licence to use the Services and to stream the Content using the Services, solely during your subscription and solely as made available by Pocket Film School, for your personal and non-commercial purposes in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
The following restrictions will apply to your use of the Services and Content:
You may not, nor may you cause or assist another to:
Copy or modify the Content;
Distribute, share through any network, transfer, transmit, rent, or sell the Content or the Services or any part of them to another person;
Use the Services or Content in any manner that may dilute or depreciate Pocket Film School’s name or reputation.
attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Pocket Film School website;
You shall at all times comply with and shall not circumvent or attempt to circumvent any of the restrictions on the use of the Services or Content set forth in this Agreement, or any technical protection or restriction measures applied to the Services or Content; and
Users of the Services must be [13 years] of age or older to use the Services. You must ensure that no one under the age of  uses your account or otherwise uses the Services in connection with your access to the Services under this Agreement. If you are under the age of 18 years or the age of majority in your jurisdiction: (a) you must only use the Services with the permission of your guardian and your guardian must enter into this Agreement on your behalf; and, (b) a guardian must open an account and help you enroll in courses that are appropriate for you. Pocket Film School will terminate any account that Pocket Film School discovers is being used by an individual who is under  years of age.
You will pay in advance by credit card or any other form of payment accepted by Pocket Film School the fees that apply to your Subscription (as defined below) or otherwise to your access to the Services and Content.
Effective Date. This Agreement is effective (“Effective Date”) on the date you open and procure a subscription through the Services interface (“Subscription”) or you otherwise use the Services or access the Content.
Term. This Agreement continues until: (a) this Agreement is terminated by Pocket Film School or by you as permitted under this Agreement; or, (b) the termination by expiry of the last Subscription Term (“Term”). The “Subscription Term” means the duration of a Subscription.
Pocket Film School owns or licenses, and shall retain, all proprietary rights in the Services and Content and all trade-marks, trade names, copyright, and other intellectual property rights related thereto and all rights in the Services and Content not expressly granted to you by Pocket Film School are reserved and retained by Pocket Film School.
You acknowledge and agree that the Services and Content and any and all related materials, including, without limitation, episodes, graphics, content, video, and audio are the property of Pocket Film School and its licensors and are protected under the copyright laws of Canada and other jurisdictions. None of the Content or Services may be copied, reproduced, republished, redistributed, displayed, sold, transferred, or modified without the express written consent of Pocket Film School and/or the applicable Pocket Film School licensor. The trade-mark POCKET FILM SCHOOL and other similar or related trade-marks, design marks, and logos displayed in the Content or on the Services are the common law trade-marks of Pocket Film School. Other trade-marks appearing in the Content are the trade-marks of their respective owners. Nothing contained in this Agreement is to be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trade-marks appearing in the Content, except with the express written approval of Pocket Film School or such other party that may own the applicable trade-mark.
Pocket Film School is a non-accredited private education provider. Due to the high costs of accreditation (that would subsequently increase student enrollment costs), Pocket Film School prefers to keep our online film school affordable and have designed the Services without accreditation, so as to make the learning as accessible as possible.
You must abide by a code of conduct. Pocket Film School is a community. By participating in Pocket Film School, you are agreeing to treat our community and everyone in it – regardless of race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or age – with respect at all times.
Failure to honor these guidelines will result in suspension or termination, at Pocket Film School’s sole discretion. Pocket Film School works hard to make the Pocket Film School educational experiencing a safe and productive one for everyone around the world.
You need an account for most activities on our platform. Keep your password somewhere safe, because you’re responsible for all activity associated with your account. If you suspect someone else is using your account, let us know by contacting our firstname.lastname@example.org. You must have reached the age of consent for online services in your country to use Pocket Film School.
You need an account for most activities on our platform, including to purchase and enroll in a course or to submit a course for publication. When setting up and maintaining your account, you must provide and continue to provide accurate and complete information, including a valid email address. You have complete responsibility for your account and everything that happens on your account, including for any harm or damage (to us or anyone else) caused by someone using your account without your permission. This means you need to be careful with your password. You may not transfer your account to someone else or use someone else’s account without their permission. If you contact us to request access to an account, we will not grant you such access unless you can provide us the login credential information for that account. In the event of the death of a user, the account of that user will be closed.
If you share your account login credential with someone else, you are responsible for what happens with your account. You must notify us immediately upon learning that someone else may be using your account without your permission (or if you suspect any other breach of security) by contacting us at email@example.com. We may request some information from you to confirm that you are indeed the owner of your account.
Third Party Services
The Services use online and offline applications, software, products, and data that are provided by third parties, and which do not form part of, but that interoperate with, the Services. Your access or use of any such third-party service may be subject to additional terms applicable between you and the third-party service provider, and Pocket Film School disclaims all liability in connection with your use of third-party services.
warranties and disclaimers
Pocket Film School provides the Services and Content on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Pocket Film School does not make any, and expressly disclaims all representations, warranties, covenants, and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied, by operation of law, or otherwise, with respect to the Services or Content, including, without limitation, any implied warranties any conditions of satisfactory quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
For greater certainty, Pocket Film School does not represent or warrant that your use of the Services and Content will:
Meet your requirements;
Be compatible with your device;
Be without interruption;
Be reliable, accurate, authentic, current, or complete; or
Be uninterrupted or error free, secure, or that any defects or errors in the Episodes will be corrected.
POCKET FILM SCHOOL DOES NOT HOLD ITSELF OUT AS A POST SECONDARY SCHOOL AND PROVIDES NO EDUCATIONAL CREDITS NOR ANY AUTHORIZED DEGREES OR CERTIFICATES THAT COULD BE USED FOR POST SECONDARY SCHOOL BENEFITS OR ALTERNATIVES OF ANY KIND.
THE USE OF THE TERM ‘SCHOOL’ THROUGHOUT THE TRAINING COURSES SHALL MEAN MERELY A TRAINING SCHOOL PROGRAM AND NOT A ‘SECONDARY SCHOOL’ OR ANY OTHER MEANING IMPLYING OR DENOTING ACCREDITATION OR STATUS GRANTED BY LAW, GOVERNMENT, OR ANY ACCREDITATION BODY.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly understand and agree that, in no event, shall Pocket Film School be liable for any indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, or consequential losses or damages whatsoever, whether based on contract (including fundamental breach or breach of a fundamental term), tort (including negligence), or other legal or equitable basis, arising from or in connection with your use or inability to use the Services or Content or any other matter relating to or arising from this Agreement—even if Pocket Film School or any of its representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss or if such damage or loss was foreseeable. In any event, Pocket Film School’s total aggregate liability to you in connection with your use of the Services and Content and this Agreement shall not exceed direct damages in the amount of $100.00 (one hundred dollars).
Pocket Film School has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Pocket Film School of the site. Use of any such linked website is at your own risk.
You will indemnify and hold Pocket Film School and Pocket Film School’s affiliates, and their respective employees, agents, and other representatives (“Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any losses, damages, judgments, awards, costs, and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of your use of the Services or Content, or any breach of this Agreement by you, including any use of the Services or Content other than as expressly authorized in this Agreement. You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or use.
You agree to comply with all export laws, restrictions and regulations having application to the Services or Content, whether of Canada, the United States, or any foreign agency or authority, and will not export, re-export or otherwise transmit, download or use any Content in violation of such restrictions, laws, or regulations.
If you breach any provision of this Agreement, then you may no longer access, stream, or otherwise use the Services or Content, and Pocket Film School may terminate this Agreement or may suspend your access to the Services or Content. You agree that Pocket Film School may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your use of the Services or Content with or without notice. In addition to the right to terminate this Agreement in the event of a breach, Pocket Film School also reserves the right to seek all other legal remedies available to it. Pocket Film School may terminate this Agreement at any time by providing notice to you, [in which case Pocket Film School will refund you any used and prepaid fees on a pro-rata basis]. If you or Pocket Film School terminates this Agreement, you agree that Pocket Film School will have no liability or responsibility to you, and Pocket Film School will not refund any amounts that you have already paid, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law. You may terminate the Agreements at any time.
On termination of this Agreement or your Subscription, your right to use and access the Services and Content shall terminate and you shall immediately cease use of the Services and Content.
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement or any portion thereof to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of this Agreement and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
You may not assign this Agreement to any other party unless such assignment is approved by Pocket Film School in writing.
Pocket Film School may assign the Agreement, and any of its rights under the Agreement, in whole or in part, and Pocket Film School may delegate any of its obligations under the Agreement at any time without notice to you.
Pocket Film School desires to make you happy, and if you are not satisfied or pleased with your purchase or results you may contact Pocket Film School for a full refund within 10 days of purchase. While Pocket Film School hopes it will not come to that, it will make it painless as possible. NOTE THAT ONLY PURCHASES DIRECTLY FROM POCKET FILM SCHOOL qualify for this refund policy.
It is the express wish of the parties that this Agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English. C’est la volonté expresse exigé par les parties que cette convention et tous les documents y afférents, soient rédigé en anglais seulement.
Not applicable to residents of Quebec: This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Ontario and Canada and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario, Canada, other than for the purposes of enforcing judgments.
This Agreement is the entire agreement of the parties.
amendments to agreement
Pocket Film School may amend this Agreement by providing advanced notice to you on the Pocket Film School website, with such amendment being effective 30 days after posting. Upon any change to this Agreement, Pocket Film School will publish the amended agreement (“Amended Agreement”) on the Pocket Film School website and you acknowledge that using the Services or accessing the Content following such posting shall constitute your affirmative acknowledgement of this Amended Agreement and agreement to abide and be bound by the Amended Agreement. If at any time you choose not to accept this Agreement, including following any modifications hereto, then you may terminate this Agreement.
Pocket Film School and the Episodes are owned and operated by Pocket Film School Inc. Questions, complaints, or claims regarding the Episodes may be submitted to Pocket Film School at: