1. Introduction

By attending the Rustenburg Film Festival (RFF) and using the RFF website, you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree with any part of these terms and conditions, you must not attend the festival or use the website.

2. Attendance at the Festival

2.1. Tickets and Admission: Admission to the Rustenburg Film Festival is free. However, attendees must register in advance to secure their place. Tickets are non-transferable.

2.2. Age Requirement: By using the RFF website, live streams or attending the Rustenburg Film Festival, you confirm that you are over 18 years of age.

2.3. Conduct: Attendees are expected to behave in a respectful and courteous manner towards other attendees, festival staff, volunteers, and participants. Disruptive or inappropriate behavior may result in removal from the event.

2.4. Security: For security reasons, all attendees may be subject to a bag check upon entry to any festival venue. Items deemed dangerous or inappropriate by festival staff will not be allowed inside the venues.

2.5. Weapons: No weapons of any kind are permitted at the festival. Any attendee found in possession of a weapon will be immediately removed from the event and reported to the authorities.

2.6. Photography and Videography: By attending the Rustenburg Film Festival, you consent to being photographed and filmed. RFF and its partners reserve the right to use any photos or videos taken during the event for promotional purposes on the RFF website, social media, and other marketing materials.

2.7. Privacy: RFF respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. Any personal data collected during ticket registration will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

2.8. Use of Shuttle Services, Cinemas, and Other Venues: RFF will not be responsible for any injuries, losses, or damages incurred by attendees during the use of shuttle services, cinemas, or other festival venues. Attendees participate in these services and activities at their own risk.

3. Use of the RFF Website

3.1. Content: All content on the RFF website, including text, images, videos, and graphics, is the property of RFF or its content suppliers and is protected by copyright laws. Unauthorized use of this content is prohibited.

3.2. User Conduct: You agree to use the RFF website for lawful purposes only. You must not use the website to post or transmit any material that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable.

3.3. Third-Party Links: The RFF website may contain links to third-party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only, and RFF does not endorse or take responsibility for the content or practices of these third-party sites.

3.4. Disclaimer of Warranties: The RFF website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. RFF makes no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the website’s operation or the information, content, or materials included on it.

3.5. Limitation of Liability: RFF will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the website, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

4. Use of Photos and Videos

4.1. Consent: By attending the Rustenburg Film Festival, you consent to the use of your image, likeness, or voice in any photographs, videos, or recordings taken during the event for promotional purposes by RFF, its stakeholders, and partners.

4.2. Distribution: RFF reserves the right to distribute and publish photos and videos taken during the festival on its website, social media channels, and other marketing materials, as well as those of its stakeholders and partners.

4.3. Intellectual Property: All photos and videos taken by RFF staff or contracted photographers and videographers during the event are the intellectual property of RFF and may be used for future promotional activities without additional consent from the individuals featured.

5. Modifications to Terms and Conditions

RFF reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time. Any changes will be posted on the RFF website and will become effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of the website or attendance at the festival constitutes your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.

6. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of South Africa. Any disputes arising from or related to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of South Africa.