Rank & File Magazine (“We” “Us” or “Company”) welcomes you (“Visitors” or “Users”) to use our “Website” rankandfilemag.com. Visitors to the Website are subject to the following Terms of Use, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use.

PRIVACY

We are serious about protecting your privacy online. By accessing the Website and associated properties, you acknowledge and fully understand and consent to our complete Privacy Policy which is hereby incorporated by reference (collectively, this “Agreement”).

COMMUNITY RULES

By accessing or using the Website, you agree to comply with these community guidelines (“Community Rules”) and that:

You will not spam or use the Website to engage in any commercial or self-promotional activities. As a 100% advertising-free community, the website is intended for peer-to-peer connection and collaboration, not sales.

You will not interfere with or attempt to interrupt the proper operation of the Website through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Website through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means. You will not cover, obscure, block, or in any way interfere with any advertisements and/or safety features (e.g., report abuse button) on the Website.

The Website is intended only for users aged 15 or older.  If you are not 15 years old, you should review this Agreement with your parent or guardian to make sure that you and your parent or guardian understand it.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to deny you access to the Website, and to remove any content that does not adhere to these Community Rules.

USER CONTENT

You agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the Website is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, “Content”) in violation of any third party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights.

You will not upload, post, transmit, or otherwise distribute any content that: is defamatory, indecent, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, invasive of another’s privacy, promotes violence, or contains hate speech (i.e., speech that attacks or demeans a group based on gender, age, race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity; or information that discloses any sensitive information about another person, including that person’s email address, phone number, credit card details or any similar information.

You are fully responsible for all of the Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise distribute via the Website, and you will indemnify us in respect to any loss, liability, claim or damage suffered or incurred by us in connection with your Content.

You give Us a license to use the materials you post to the Website. By posting, uploading, transmitting, or otherwise distributing Content to the Website, you are granting the Company a right to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat the Content. You will not be compensated for any Content, unless agreed upon by Us. You agree that Company may publish or otherwise disclose your name in connection with your Content.

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and attempt to comply with all relevant laws. We will review all claims of copyright infringement received and remove any Content deemed to have been posted or distributed in violation of any such laws.

Our designated agent under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for the receipt of any Notification of Claimed Infringement is:

Rank & File Magazine
hello@rankandfilemag.com

If you believe that your work has been copied on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our agent with notice in accordance with the requirements of the Act, including:

  • a description of the copyrighted work that has been infringed and the specific location on the Website where such work is located
  • a description of the location of the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work your address, telephone number and email address
  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law
  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf
  • an electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Rank & File, Inc. owns and operates Rank & File Magazine and rankandfilemag.com, associated properties and all applicable data and information. Visitors may view and purchase all publicly-available Content for their own personal, non-commercial use.

Rank & File Magazine retains all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Content. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content. You may not sell, transfer, assign, license, sublicense, or modify the Content or reproduce, display, make a derivative version of, distribute, or otherwise use the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use or posting of the Content on any other Website, social media page, or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

If you violate any part of this Agreement, your permission to access and/or use the Content and the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made.

EXTERNAL WEBSITES

The Website may contain links to third-party sites (“External Websites”). These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such External Websites. The content of such External Websites is developed and provided by others.

We are not responsible for the content of any linked External Websites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Websites. You should take precautions when downloading files from all Websites to protect your computer from viruses and other destructive programs. If you decide to access linked External Websites, you do so at your own risk.

DISCLAIMER

We take great care in sourcing the best advice out there for you to grow your business, and work hard to ensure that we accurately represent our products and services. However, the Company does not guarantee that you will get any results using any our tools, strategies or recommendations, and nothing on our Website is a promise or guarantee to you.

By purchasing any Rank & File products, you accept, agree and understand that you are fully responsible for your progress and results from your participation and that we offer no representations, warranties or guarantees verbally or in writing regarding your business/ social venture, marketing performance, audience growth, outreach, impact or results of any kind.

You also understand that any testimonials or endorsements by our customers or audience represented in our products, Website, content, sales pages or offerings have not been scientifically evaluated and the results experienced by individuals will vary significantly.

LIMITED LIABILITY & INDEMNITY

The Company’s Liability to you is limited. To the maximum extent permitted by law, in no event shall Company be liable for damages of any kind arising out of or in connection to your use of the Website or any other material or services provided to you by the Company. This limitation shall apply regardless of whether the damages arise out of breach of contract, tort, or any other legal theory or form of action.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Company, its employees, affiliates, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the Website, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Company will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.

The Website is controlled and operated from The United States. The domain of the Website is registered in the United States and the Website is hosted in the United States. The intended audience for this Website consists of individuals in the United States only. We make no representation that any of the materials or the services to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations. Your use of or access to the Website should not be construed as Company’s purposefully availing itself of the benefits or privilege of doing business in country outside of the United States.

AMENDMENTS

We reserve the right to amend, restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and your access to all or any part of the Website, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability.

If you have questions regarding this Agreement and/or our general practices, please use the contact form to get in touch with us. It is located as a link in the footer section of the Site.

Agreement Effective: 1 January 2017