NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS / YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS:
California Civil Code permits California residents to request that we not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. You must include this website as the subject line, and your full name, e-mail address, and postal address in your message.
Personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) is information that identifies you or could reasonably be used to identify you personally (such as your real name, address, phone number, or e-mail address). We may ask you to provide us with certain Personal Information, including, without limitation, photographs of you, when you register with us, or at other times, such as if you choose to submit yourself for consideration by us for inclusion or participation in one or more audiovisual programs produced by us or one of our affiliates. We may also ask you to provide us with demographic information, information regarding your interests, or similar information. Providing us with information about yourself is voluntary, and you can always choose not to provide certain information.
When your computer contacts our web servers (for example, when you visit this website, view an HTML e-mail, or download an interactive desktop from the website), our web servers automatically collect website usage information. Website usage information is non-identifying information that describes how our visitors use and navigate our website. It can include the number and frequency of visitors to each web page and the length of their stays, browser type, referrer data that identifies the web page visited prior and subsequent to visiting our website, and IP addresses (see below for more information on IP addresses). We also may determine the applicable technology available in order to serve you the most appropriate version of a web page, e-mail or similar service.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you decline to accept our cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of or participate in certain features of this website. Each browser is different so please review your browser properties to determine how to disengage cookies.
An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer or network when you are on the internet. Collecting IP addresses is standard practice on the internet and is completed automatically by many websites. When you request pages from this website, our servers log your IP address. We may use IP address for a number of purposes, such as system administration, to report aggregate information to our business partners or to audit the use of the website. We may associate your IP address with the Personal Information you provide.
We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under thirteen (13) years of age unless the collection complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, do not send any information about yourself to us. If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete that child’s Personal Information from our systems.
We may use your Personal Information to provide you with requested information, services or content, to contact you in connection with a contest, sweepstakes or promotion or for other purposes disclosed when you provide the information. We may also contact you from time to time on behalf of one of our affiliated companies or an external business partner with information that may be of interest to you.
If you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest or other promotion, your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties in connection with such promotion, including without limitation for purposes of posting your entry with attribution or otherwise as permitted in the official rules for the promotion in question, fulfilling your prize or including your name on a winners list. Also, by entering a sweepstakes, contest or other promotion, we may require you to consent to the use of your Personal Information or other information, such as name, voice or likeness, in advertising, promotional and marketing materials. In addition, we may offer certain promotional content, such as a sweepstakes, sponsored by or co-branded with a third party, who may obtain the Personal Information that you submit, but only where specifically stated on the registration page or official rules for such promotion.
We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on its behalf. Examples include, without limitation, hosting this website, sending communications on our behalf, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, creating, hosting, administering and/or otherwise running contests/sweepstakes/games, serving ads and providing customer service. These third parties may have access to this website’s user information, including Personal Information, to the extent it is needed to perform their duties and functions.
We may disclose information about our users, including Personal Information, when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, or to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws. We may also disclose such user information whenever we believe disclosure is necessary to limit our legal liability or to protect or enforce the rights, interests, or safety of the website, our users or others.
We reserve the right to disclose, share and/or otherwise transfer user information, including without limitation Personal Information, in connection with a corporate change of structure including but not limited to merger, acquisition, consolidation, the sale, liquidation or transfer of substantially all of its assets or other fundamental corporate change, whatever form it may take.
We may disclose non-identifying, aggregated user statistics to third parties for a variety of purposes, including describing our services to prospective partners and other third parties.
We take reasonable security precautions to ensure the security of your Personal Information on our systems, including limiting access to the Personal Information contained on our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We can neither ensure nor warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.
Please be aware that when you are navigating our website or viewing an e-mail or other content provided by us, you may have the opportunity to click on links that take you outside our service to other websites or online content that are beyond our control. For example, you may encounter links to fan sites, webmaster program participant sites or links from sponsors or partners, which may include our logo as part of a co-branding arrangement. If you “click” on the link to such a third party, the “click” takes you to a third party’s website or online content. We have no control over and are not responsible for the content of any third party sites to which you link. In addition, these other websites have their own information collection and privacy protection practices that may differ from ours, and we encourage you to review the privacy practices of any other website you visit.
This website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be collected in or transferred to the United States. By using our website, participating in any of our services and/or providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer.