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Movie Buffs Terms and Conditions

"MovieBuffs Unlimited"

1.The "Moviebuffs Unlimited" Rentals deal is as follows:

For a monthly recurring payment of £15 arranged and executed through the Paypal system online, customers will be entitled to rent as many dvds from the Film Shop as they like- 3 at a time- without late fees as long as they come to the shop to renew.
1.1 New Release films (Identified by the "£3/1 Day" sticker), normally hired for 1 day only, may be renewed the next day for another day's hire providing the customer comes to the premises in order to activate the renewal. The films may continue to be renewed in this way as long as no other customer has reserved a film/films that they are renting and as long as they come to the premises in order to renew.If Moviebuffs keep films after 8.30pm the next day without renewing them, they will be charged £1.50 per day per New Release.
1.2 Older back catalogue films can be hired for 3 days. After 3 days rental Moviebuffs may renew the films for a further 3 days as long as they are renewed in person in the shop.If MovieBuffs continue to keep the discs after the 3 day period has elapsed and they do not renew, there will be a charge of 50p per day per disc.
1.3 Only 3 films (Any combination of 3 day films and/or new releases) can be hired at any one time.
1.4 Customers will be entitled to a 2 week free trial period which will begin as soon as they subscribe via Paypal and end 14 days later when the first payment will be drawn from the customer's account.

Terms and Conditions


2.1 To join Moviebuffs you must be at least 18 years of age.
2.2 You must live in  London, UK
2.3 You must agree to provide us with personal details (including your name, email address, postal address and valid payment details), that are true and current,
and you must agree to update us if at any time your personal details change by updating the film shop in-store.
2.4 We may refuse any application to join Moviebuffs for any reason whatsoever.

3.Free Trial and Billing

3.1 Free trials are only available to new subscribers Upon registering for your free trial, your method of payment will be authorised to begin being charged after the 14 day period has elapsed. No actual charges, however, will be made against the card if you cancel and return all discs to us prior to the end of your free trial.
3.2 Your free trial period will commence on the date registration is completed and the account is successfully created and end 14 days after.
3.3 We will begin billing you at the end of your free trial, and thereafter on prescribed intervals, monthly unless otherwise indicated unless you cancel prior to the end of your free trial. We will continue to bill you by your chosen payment method every month until you complete the cancellation process. Cancellation is only complete when all discs are returned to the shop or payment is received for any lost/damaged discs.

4. Payment

4.1 Payment will normally and ideally enacted through the Paypal system which is the default payment system on our website. Customers may execute this payment online outside the shop or, with the guidance of our staff, in-store, using our own computer.
4.2 In Special circumstance customers without bank accounts may pay in advance for minimum of 3 months rental services totalling (At present £45). If they decide to terminate their contract with Moviebuffs they will be entitled to a refund of unused months.

5.Rental Service Disc Restrictions

5.1 Only 3 films (Any combination of back catalog or new releases) can be hired at any one time.Our Rental service package allows you to have a maximum number of discs (3) out on rent at any one time. Once you have received that maximum number of discs, you will not rent any further discs until you have returned outstanding discs.
5.2  Films from the ‘New Releases’ section must be returned by 8.30pm the following evening. If the films are to be renewed for a second days viewing, customers must come in to the shop before this time in order to renew the film for another 24 hours. Thereafter the film/s must be returned by 8.30pm the following day. Fines of £1.50 per day will be incurred thereafter.
5.3 Films from all other sections must be returned before 10.00pm on the third evening after rental.For instance: A film rented at any time on Wednesday is due back before 10.00pm on the following Wednesday. For every day the film is not returned after this 7 day period, members will be charged £0.50 for each day late.
5.4  If the shop is open all fines must be paid when returning films and before any further rentals.If the shop is closed all fines must be paid at your earliest opportunity and before any further rentals.Films returned through the letterbox after 10.00pm on the day they are due back will register as being returned the next day and will therefore incur fines accordingly.

6 Discs Lost/stolen/damaged in your possession

6.1 Members will be charged for discs lost/stolen/damaged whilst in their possession.The current charges are £10 per lost DVD, £15 per lost Blu-ray.You accept full responsibility for discs which are stolen whilst in your possession, and you will have to pay the full replacement costs.
6.2 You agree to treat the discs and their associated packaging with the utmost care at all times. You agree that we may charge your payment method if it is returned in an unreasonable condition (reasonable wear and tear accepted). Reasonable wear and tear does not include for example: discs smeared with jam, marmite, rain, beer or any other alien substances. We will give you advance notice before charging you.
6.3  The person named on the membership account is responsible for the care of all discs hired under their account name and payment of all outstanding charges relating to that account.Outstanding fines which are unpaid after 2 calendar months may be pursued by a third party in the courts of law.

7 Copyright and viewing Restrictions

7.1 Restrictions on use of discs; strictly for personal, private use, etc
You agree that you will not infringe any rights, including intellectual property rights, of any person, including, without limitation, copying, reproducing, screening, republishing or otherwise modifying any material provided as part of the any Rental Service, including the discs. You must use the discs you rent strictly for personal, private use and not for any direct or indirect commercial purpose. You must comply with the terms of any copyright notice displayed on any disc or in its contents. You may not sell, lease, lend, license, hire out for any reward, use in a manner inconsistent with the rights of the copyright owners or commercially exploit any Film Shop discs in any way at any time.
7.2 You agree that you will be responsible for any viewing of any disc supplied by us to you and that any minor's viewing of any discs will be restricted by you consistent with any applicable film classification applied to that disc by the British Board of Film Classification.We cannot take responsibility for adults renting films, in their care, which have offended the morals and tastes of minors or the more fastidious or prudish members of our society.

8 Cancellation by you

8.1 As noted above, you may cancel your subscription to the Moviebuffs service at any time.

9. Privacy Policy

9.1 The Film Shop (a trading name of DVD Investments Limited) recognizes that your privacy is sacrosanct and that it is your right to control your personal information. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that trust seriously. The Film Shop will never sell, rent or otherwise disclose any of your personal information, including your Email address, to any third party without your consent, unless granted your express permission to do so.
9.2 If you choose to register as a Member of MovieBuffs, The information we collect is as follows:
    •    Nickname
    •    Full name
    •    Email address
    •    Address
    •    Telephone number
    •    Mobile telephone number (optional)
    •    Payment Card type, number and expiry date
    •    9.3 How we use it
    •    To check that a payment card is valid
    •    To pay your account
    •    To recommend other films, TV series and other content that you may like to rent.
    •    To communicate with you regarding your Membership, account or purchase of MovieBuff's products or services
    •    To provide you with order and billing history information
    •    To email you offers, news and information
    •    We will never (As LOvefiLm tells you it will) seek to obtain information about you from other third party sources and add it to your registration information.