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VII Brand (as defined below) that is providing this website, application or other interactive service (collectively, all such websites, applications and
interactive services, "Site," "we," "us" or "our"). The Site is owned, operated and/or provided on behalf of the applicable VII Brand by Viacom International
(Viacom International Inc., along with its Affiliates, shall be referred to collectively as "VII") through its Viacom Media Networks division, which offers
channel or programming services (such as television networks, websites, applications or other interactive services) and offers other products and services
various brands, such as those Viacom Media Networks brands and other VII brands listed here
(each, a "VII
Brand"). This Site together with the associated VII television channel or programming service, if any, shall be referred to collectively as the "Channel".
"Affiliates" refers to Viacom International Inc.'s parent company Viacom Inc. and all affiliates that Viacom Inc. directly or indirectly owns or controls
Paramount Pictures Corporation and the other affiliates of Viacom Media Networks as described in the link here
2. U.S. Governing Law; Transfer/Processing of Data To/In the U.S.
3. What Information Is Collected.
4. How Is Collected Information Used.
5. Your Choices.
6. Text Messaging Marketing and Promotions.
7. Sharing and Disclosure of Information.
8. Reviewing, Updating or Deleting Information; Settings.
9. Protection of Information.
10. Your California Privacy Rights.
- Regardless of whether you are accessing the Site via a personal computer, a mobile device or any other technology or devices now known or
or discovered (each, a "Device");
- Whether you are accessing the Site as a registered user (if offered by the Site) or other user of the Site;
- To all Information (as that term is defined below) collected by the Site (as defined above), but does not, unless specifically stated, apply to any
information collected by any other company;
- To our use of combined information if we combine Information (as that term is defined below) collected by the Site with other information we collect
from other sources, such as information received from VII (for example, information collected at a physical location), marketing companies or Advertisers;
- Will remain in full force and effect even if your use of or participation in the Site or any particular service, feature, function or promotional
activity offered through the Site terminates, expires, ceases, is suspended or deactivated for any reason.
By participating in this Site or any features, activities or services offered through the Site, you consent to our privacy practices as described in this
Certain products or services offered by this Site may be subject to additional privacy practices, such as practices on how Information is collected, used,
and/or disclosed by such products or services and/or how you may exercise choice with regard to such Information ("Additional Privacy Statements
Additional Privacy Statement shall govern.
2. U.S. GOVERNING LAW; TRANSFER/PROCESSING OF DATA TO/IN THE U.S.
The Site is designed and targeted to U.S. audiences and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the U.S. We make no representation that
is operated in accordance with the laws or regulations of, or governed by, other nations.
information transferred from the EEA and Switzerland, please see our description of our practices at http://www.viacom.com/privacypolicy/Documents/VIACOM-
and note that we may take additional measures to protect your personal data.
If you are located outside of the U.S., the EEA and Switzerland, you use this Site at your own risk and initiative and you, not us, are responsible for
any applicable local and national laws. Please be aware that any Personal Information and Other Information you provide to us or we obtain as a result of
your use of
this Site shall be collected in the U.S. and/or transferred to the U.S. and subject to U.S. law.
By using this Site, participating in any Site activities and/or providing us with your Personal Information and Other Information, you (a) consent to the
and/or processing of any Information to and in the U.S., (b) acknowledge that U.S. law may provide a lower standard of protection for personal data than the
Consequently, to the full extent permitted by law, you hereby waive any claims relating to the processing of your Personal Information or Other Information
3. WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED.
When we use the term "Personal Information
" we mean information that you provide us that identifies you or would allow someone to contact you, such as
postal address, email address or telephone number. When we use the term "Other Information
", we mean any information other than Personal Information
collected about you, including, but not limited to, Device and advertising identifiers and information collected through cookies or other Tracking
Identifiers (as those terms are defined below). Any Personal Information that is modified to remove your contact information and other information that
or that is replaced with information that no longer identifies you or allows someone to contact you shall not be treated as Personal Information but shall be
as Other Information after such modification. (Personal Information and Other Information shall be referred to, together, as "Information
4. HOW IS COLLECTED INFORMATION USED
- 3.1. Information We Collect that You Provide Us.
- 3.1.1 User Registration; Third Party Social Media Network Sign-On; Single VII Sign-On. If we offer user registration on the Site, to
register as a member
Site, there may be a few options for you to register: Site Registration (as described below), Third Party Social Media Network Sign-On (as described below)
and, if you
have previously registered on another VII website, application or other interactive service using one of those methods, Single VII Sign-On (as defined and
below) if offered by this Site. In each case, you are required to either use a pre-existing user name and password (together, your "User ID") or select a new
- 22.214.171.124 Site Registration. For Site registration, you are required to select a User ID and may be required to also provide other
Information, such as
email address and date of birth. Additional Information may be requested and/or required during the registration process. After you have registered for the
under Site Registration, we may recognize you when you visit certain other VII websites, applications or other interactive services across Devices (such as
login) and permit you to use Single VII Sign-On (as described below) to register for and login on such other websites, applications or other interactive
please note that other VII websites, applications or other interactive services may set additional or different requirements for membership, such as minimum
- 126.96.36.199 Third Party Social Media Network Sign-On. We may provide you with the ability to sign on to the Site by using third party social media
("SMN"). If you choose to sign-in through an SMN, you may be required to provide us with all or some of the Information required in the Site's registration
Please note that the SMN may set additional or different requirements for membership than those set for the Site, such as minimum age. We, and VII, are not
responsible for the use of any such SMN, or for the accuracy, use or misuse of any information that you may disclose to or receive from an SMN or other third
connection with such use. If you use an SMN to sign-in, we may receive certain information from such SMN and our use of your Information we receive from any
governed by the relevant policies of any such SMN and any permissions you give us regarding your Information, including, but not limited to, those set forth
question as provided in Section 12.2 (Questions) below.
After you have registered for the Site through SMN, we may recognize you when you visit certain other VII websites, applications or other interactive
permit you to use Single VII Sign-On (as described below) to register for and login on such other websites, applications or other interactive services.
188.8.131.52 Single VII Sign-On. If you are not already registered for the Site, but are registered on other VII websites, applications or other
through any of the above methods, we may permit you to use your User ID from such other VII websites, applications or other interactive services to register
log into this Site ("Single VII Sign-On"), but please note that this Site may set additional or different requirements for membership, such as minimum
requirements set by other VII websites, applications or other interactive services.
- Also note that, for your online privacy and security, if other people have access to your Device, we recommend you log out of your account after visiting
any of the websites, applications or other interactive services that are associated with your account.
- 3.1.2 In Connection with Certain Features and Functions. We may also provide you with access to certain features or functions that we may
offer on the
as the option to participate in commenting, shopping and member profile pages. To sign up for or participate in these features or functions, you may be
provide us with certain Information about you in order for us to personalize and/or allow you to use such features and functions. For example, if we offer
services on this Site, if you order any of our goods or services through such services, in addition to your name and contact information, we (or our
service providers that we use to provide the e-Commerce service) may also collect and/or maintain your billing address, shipping address, selections, credit
other payment instrument information, order number and information about your computer's internet address and website which may have referred or directed you
Site (e.g., the referring URL).
The Site may also provide features, functions and/or services powered by an SMN or other third party. For example, Information may be disclosed to an SMN
plug-ins offered by such SMN (such as Likes, Shares or commenting). Please take care when using any SMN or other third party service and familiarize yourself
SMN's or other third party's policies and agreements, if any, that govern such use.
- 3.1.3 In Connection with Promotions such as Contests and Sweepstakes. There may be a separate registration process to enter Promotions (as
defined in the
some of the following: your first and last name, street
city, state and zip code, email address, telephone number and date of birth. Additional Information may be requested depending on the specific Promotion. The
Promotion's entry page and/or Rules shall provide the specific requirements. You may also have the opportunity to opt-in to receive special Promotions or
our third party advertisers, sponsors or promotional partners ("Advertisers") as a result of your use of the Site in connection with these
The Site and/or third parties may use "cookies", "web beacons", Flash local shared objects and other similar tracking technologies (collectively,
Technologies") to collect Other Information automatically as you browse the Site and the web. "Cookies" are typically html or browser-based text
often referred to as browser cookies) that help store information, user preferences and/or user activity. "Web beacons" (also known as image tags,
or web bugs) are small pieces of code used to collect data, such as counting page views, promotion views or advertising responses. Flash local shared objects
(sometimes known as Flash cookies and used if Adobe Flash is used) are text or other files that help store user preferences and/or activity.
These Tracking Technologies collect "click stream" data and additional Other Information regarding your visits to the Site (such as your visits to the Site's
type of browser use, type of operating system used, date and time of viewing, use of our features and purchasing history or preferences) or other websites,
applications or interactive services. Through these Tracking Technologies, we may collect such Other Information across multiple sessions on this Site and
websites, applications or other interactive services and may also collect or access your IP address (which is automatically assigned to any Device(s) and/or
Internet browser combination you use to access the Site) and/or set or access some other identifier unique to the Device(s), Device platform and/or Device-
browser combination you use to access the Site ("Identifier"). For example, we may set a unique alphanumeric Identifier unique to your home computer
access an Identifier provided by a mobile platform, such as the application or advertising Identifiers offered by Apple. Your Personal Information is not
part of this process but we may combine any or all of the Other Information we collect using Tracking Technologies and associate it and/or Identifiers with
Personal Information (such as your Single VII Sign-On ID) and/or with other non-personally identifiable unique identifiers assigned by VII or third
- 3.2.1 The Site's Use of Tracking Technologies to Collect Information
By visiting the Site, whether as a registered user or otherwise, you acknowledge and understand that you are giving us your consent to track your activities
use of the Site and other websites, applications or interactive services through these Tracking Technologies and that we may use Tracking Technologies in the
send to you. See Your Choices section below for more information on how you can withdraw your consent for certain purposes.
We use Tracking Technologies to enable us to collect and then use Information as described in "Section 4.2 Other
Collected by us"
under "How Is Collected Information Used" below. For example, we use Tracking Technologies to enable Single VII Sign-On, to prevent you from seeing the same
advertisements too many times or seeing advertisements too frequently, to tailor your experience on the Site by delivering relevant personalized advertising,
marketing and other content and to record if you have opted out of receiving personalized advertising from us.
- 3.2.2 Third Parties' Use of Tracking Technologies to Collect Information
This Site may additionally use a variety of third party advertising networks, data exchanges, data management platforms, supply side platforms, ad exchanges,
or audience measurement service providers, marketing analytics service providers and other third parties (collectively, "Third Party Service
example, facilitate personalized advertisements ("Customized Advertising") and/or other content, serve advertisements on the Site and/or measure and
advertising or content effectiveness and/or traffic on the Site. Customized Advertising enable us to, among other things, help deliver advertisements to you
products and services that you might be interested in based on your visits to the Site and other websites, applications or other interactive services you
Third Party Service Providers, as well as Advertisers and other third parties, may themselves set and access their own Tracking Technologies on your Device
your choices about those Tracking Technologies (see "Tracking Technologies set by Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers" section below
Managing Tracking Technologies" section below) and/or they may otherwise collect or have access to Information about you and your online activities
across different websites when you use the Site.
We may also enlist the assistance of Third Party Service Providers so that the Site may set Tracking Technologies. For example, to the extent necessary to
basic advertising serving services such as controlling how often you see advertisements or ensuring you do not see the same advertisement repeatedly, we may
assistance of such Third Party Service Providers to create, customize or modify Tracking Technologies set by the Site. See also Section 5.2.1 for more
this Site's use of Nielsen's proprietary measurement software to collect and use video viewing metrics and other information.
Except to the extent necessary to provide services to the Site, Third Party Service Providers do not have access to Tracking Technologies set by the Site,
but we may
provide to Third Party Service Providers certain Other Information collected by Tracking Technologies set by the Site in order for the Site to provide
Advertising or in order for the Third Party Service Providers to provide other services to the Site, such as measuring or analyzing advertising or content
effectiveness or traffic on the Site. For example, in order to analyze traffic on the Site, we may provide to our Third Party Service Providers certain
collect about your interaction with the Site along with an Identifier so that the Third Party Service Provider may provide analytics services to the
5. YOUR CHOICES.
- 4.1 Personal Information. We, and/or VII, use the Personal Information we collect from you in a variety of ways, including:
- Sending marketing and promotional emails, newsletters or, subject to the "Text Messaging Marketing and Promotions" Section below, text
and/or services that may be of interest to users, whether those goods and/or services are provided by the Site, VII or third parties (for example, we may
send you an
email about a product sold by a third party or about a new VII show);
- Processing your registration with the Site, such as verifying that your email address is active and valid or recognizing you across Devices through
Sign-On as an existing registered member of this Site or another VII website, application or other interactive service;
- Contacting you regarding the administration of your account, any services, features or functions you have enrolled in or registered to use, any
have participated in or have entered, any goods and/or services you have ordered through e-Commerce services available on the Site or any other transactions
undertaken with the Site;
- Allowing you to participate in the public areas and/or other features of the Site;
- Responding to your questions or other requests;
- Contacting you regarding your use of the Site, for informational purposes related to the Site or, in our discretion, regarding changes to the Site's
- Improving the Site or our services and for internal business purposes;
- Tailoring your experience on, and/or otherwise customizing what you see when you visit, the Site and/or other sites, applications or other
across Devices whether owned, operated and/or provided by VII or by third parties (for example, to provide recommendations on content or provide
or other content of more interest to you);
- Saving your User ID or other Personal Information, so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site;
- Otherwise to maintain and administer the Site; and
- For other purposes disclosed at the time you provide the Personal Information (for example, as set forth in the Rules for any Promotions you
- 4.2. Other Information Collected by Us. We, and/or VII, use the Other Information we collect from you in a variety of
- Keeping count of your return visits to the Site or VII's, Advertisers' or partners' sites, applications or other interactive services;
- Accumulating and reporting aggregate, statistical information in connection with the Site and user activity;
- Analyzing, determining or anticipating which features, webpages, products and services users like best to, among other things, help us operate the
other VII websites, applications or other interactive services, enhance and improve our services and the Site and/or other VII or third party websites,
other interactive services and display advertising and marketing information on the Site and/or other VII or third party websites, applications or other
services (for example, to provide ads of interest to you on the Site or third party sites, to analyze effectiveness of advertisements, to assess the appeal
content to our general site audience and to understand your interactions with email messages we send and the content contained in such messages (such as the
clicked on within marketing and promotional emails we send and whether such messages were opened or forwarded));
- Preparing statistics reports
- Allowing you to participate in the public areas and/or other features of the Site (for example, to enable you to use shopping carts on the Site);
- Improving our services, the Site and/or other websites, applications or other interactive services and for internal business purposes;
- Tailoring your experience on, and/or otherwise customizing what you see when you visit the Site and/or other sites, applications or other
across Devices whether owned, operated and/or provided by VII or by third parties (for example, to provide recommendations on content or provide
or other content of more interest to you);
- Saving certain Other Information for use on your return visits to the Site and making your experience on this Site more convenient for you (for
recognize you by name when you return to the Site, to apply certain settings or preferences you have identified on this Site or other VII websites, to save
password in password-protected areas and to save your online game or video player settings);
- Using certain characteristics that you enter about yourself on the Site, such as age or gender, for tailoring the online advertising and/or other
you see when you visit the Site or other websites, applications or other interactive services whether owned, operated and/or provided by VII or by third
whether alone or in combination with other Information;
- Otherwise to maintain and administer the Site (for example, to enable Single VII Sign-On so that you can move between associated VII sites without
each site, to prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times or seeing advertisements too frequently, to record if you have opted out of
personalized content or using IP address to pre-populate registration fields to facilitate your sign-up);
- For the uses described for "Personal Information" above; and
- For other purposes disclosed at or before the time the Other Information is collected.
- 4.3. Other Information Collected by Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers. The use of Tracking Technologies by Third Party Service
Advertisers is within their control and not ours. Even if we have a relationship with the Third Party Service Provider or Advertiser, we do not control their
websites, applications or other interactive services or their policies and practices regarding your Information and you should be aware that different rules
apply to the collection, use or disclosure of your Information by third parties in connection with their advertisements or promotions and other sites,
may directly collect from you. Use of Third Party Service Providers' and Advertisers' Tracking Technologies is governed by the Third Party Service Providers'
Choices" section for more information
on how to
opt-out of the collection and/or use of Information collected by certain Third Party Service Providers.
6. TEXT MESSAGING MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS.
- 5.1. Opting-Out of Certain Uses of Personal Information.
- 5.1.1 In Connection with Marketing and Promotional Emails and Offers.
You may "opt-out" of receiving marketing and promotional emails from us at any time by using the opt-out mechanism that is contained in each such email.
that when you opt-out of receiving marketing and promotional emails from us:
- you are not opting out of receiving newsletters from us (please see Section 5.1.2 below for your newsletter options) and
- you are not opting out of receiving marketing and promotional emails from other VII Brands and you are only opting out of receiving marketing
emails from the VII Brand described in the email.
Please note that, if you deactivate your registration as a member of the Site, you shall continue to receive marketing and promotional emails from the Site
subsequently exercise your opt-out options above.
5.1.2 In connection with Newsletters and other Editorial-based Emails.
If the Site offers newsletters or other editorial-based emails, you may opt out of receiving any such newsletter emails by using the opt-out mechanism
each such newsletter email. Please note that when you opt-out of receiving any or all newsletters and other editorial-based emails from us:
- you are not opting out of receiving marketing and promotional emails from us (please see Section 5.1.1 above for your marketing and
- you are not opting out of receiving newsletters from other VII websites, applications or other interactive services and you are only opting out of
newsletters from the VII Brand described in the newsletter.
Please note that, if you deactivate your registration as a member of the Site, you shall continue to receive newsletters from the Site unless you
your opt-out options above.
5.1.3 Certain Continuing Rights Regardless of Opt-Outs. However, even if you exercise your opt-out rights above, we, or VII, may continue to
other purposes described in the "How Is Collected Information Used" Section above, such as for maintenance and administrative purposes.
5.2 Your Choices with Respect to Tracking Technologies.
- 5.2.1 Tracking Technologies Set By Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers. Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers may
you when you visit this Site for Customized Advertising to help identify products and services that may interest you and deliver advertising and/or other
tailored to your interests. Your opt-out options regarding these Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers are described below.
- You can opt-out of the use of Other Information for certain advertising purposes by using opt-out tools provided by Google's DoubleClick tool at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/ads/ and provided by certain other
Service Providers as
described in our Ad Choices link here.
If you use such opt-out tools, your
choices only apply to the
Third Party Service Providers identified in such links. Please note that, if third party browser cookies are disabled (whether by you or automatically by
or Device) or you subsequently delete browser cookies, the opt-out choices you have exercised may not function and you may need to enable third party cookies
out again in order for your opt-out choices to function.
- In addition to the Third Party Service Providers described above, these and other Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers may participate in the Network Advertising Initiative's Opt-Out Tool and/or the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. For example, click here for more information on some Third Party Service Providers that we use to
advertising, sometimes called personalized advertising or tailored advertising. Please click on the links to these tools to learn more about your choices.
note that, if third party browser cookies are disabled (whether by you or automatically by the browser or Device) or you subsequently delete browser cookies,
out choices you have exercised may not function and you may need to enable third party cookies or opt out again in order for your opt-out choices to
- You may also prevent or exercise choices regarding the use of certain Tracking Technologies for a particular Device and Internet browser combination
the controls for the Internet browser as described in More Information About Cookie Controls Please note
using those controls may
affect Tracking Technologies which are browser cookies but may not affect other Tracking Technologies such as Flash LSOs.
- Nielsen Measurement: The player on this website and/or this app may feature Nielsen's proprietary measurement software which will collect and
software, see http://www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy and see the "Choices" section
of that digital
participate in such
measurement and the scope of any opt-out options. FOR APPS: To exercise choice regarding Nielsen's measurement on apps and for more information on the
choices, see "About Nielsen Measurement and Your Choices" Note that the "About Nielsen Measurement and Your Choices" link is only available and
from apps and
- See the "More Information on Managing Tracking Technologies" section below for additional
about managing Tracking
Technologies set by Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers and for information on your choices regarding Identifiers on mobile platforms.
5.2.2. Tracking Technologies Set By the Site. With respect to the Tracking Technologies set by the Site, you have a number of
- You can prevent or exercise choices regarding the use of certain Tracking Technologies for a particular Device and Internet browser combination by
controls in your Internet browser as described in More Information About Cookie Controls section below.
note that using those
controls may affect Tracking Technologies which are browser cookies but may not affect other Tracking Technologies such as Flash LSOs.
- See the "More Information on Managing Tracking Technologies" section below for additional
about managing Tracking
Technologies set by the Site and for information on your choices regarding Identifiers on mobile platforms.
This Site is committed to complying with the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. Click our Ad Choices link here for more information about this Site and Customized Advertising.
Please note that if you exercise the Ad Choices opt-out above, that only applies to the use of the data for Customized Advertising and we may still use the
data for other purposes described in Section 4.2 "How is Collected Information Used" above, such as for video
playhead tracking and
to optimize your video experience.
5.2.3. More Information on Managing Tracking Technologies. With respect to the Tracking Technologies set by the Site, Third
Party Service Providers and
Advertisers, please note the following with respect to the above opt-out options:
- Your Choices Regarding the Site's Use of Information for Customized Advertising. You can prevent the Site's use of Information collected through
Technologies for Customized Advertising by exercising the opt-outs offered by Third Party Service Providers we use as described in our Ad Choices link here. Some of your options available in our AdChoices link may opt you out of receiving
Advertising across Devices.
- More Information About Cookie Controls. For the following Internet browsers, you may prevent or exercise choices regarding browser cookies
particular Device and Internet browser combination by using the controls described in the following:
Internet Explorer 11
If your Internet browser is not listed above or you otherwise are having difficulties with the links, you may be able to access controls to:
- • Delete existing browser cookies through the "Internet Options", "Settings", Preferences", "Options" or similar menu selection in your
browser's menu or
otherwise as directed by your browser's support feature, which means that all pre-existing browser cookies are deleted but does not prevent browser cookies
from being used in the future.
• Disable browser cookies through the same browser controls which means that browser cookies shall not be used in the future but pre-existing
may not be deleted. Additional information on enabling or disabling browser cookies and other Tracking Technologies may be available through your browser's
support feature. (See the "help" section of your browser for more information.) Disabling may sometimes be referred to as blocking or opting out of browser
cookies and relies on browser cookies to remember your choices. If you delete browser cookies using the controls in your Web browser (as described above)
after disabling browser cookies, you may have to disable browser cookies again to re-establish your preferences.
• Choose to have the Device you use to access the Site warn you each time a browser cookie or certain other non-Flash LSO Tracking Technology is being
(You can later choose to turn-off such warnings.) This may be available through your Internet browser on the Device you use to access the Site. Additional
information on warnings and removal of warnings may be available through your browser's support feature.
• Seek additional information from the provider of your Internet browser through your browser's support features.
The above options may cover browser cookies set by the Site, browser cookies not set by the Site (sometimes called third party cookies) and/or both types of
browser cookies. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT CONTROL AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OPERATION OF THESE BROWSER COOKIE CONTROLS. ALSO, PLEASE NOTE THAT
THESE BROWSER COOKIE CONTROLS ARE DIFFERENT FROM DO NOT TRACK OPTIONS THAT MAY ALSO BE OFFERED BY CERTAIN BROWSERS.
- Many tools discussed above are "Internet browser cookie based." This means that such tools rely on cookies to remember your choices. For
example, if you
delete Tracking Technologies using the controls in your Web browser after disabling such Tracking Technologies, you may have to disable such Tracking
Technologies again to re-establish your preferences and, if you exercise opt-outs through the mechanisms described in our Ad Choices link, and then delete or
block browser cookies, you may need to exercise your opt-outs through these mechanisms again.
- The tools are "Internet browser and Device-specific" or "Device-specific" Note that when you exercise your options using controls for
browser, your choices shall only apply to the specific Internet browser on that Device and not across Devices. This means, for example, that if you block or
disable browser cookies for Internet Explorer 9 on one Device, this choice shall not block or disable browser cookies when you use Mozilla Firefox on the
same Device or on a different Device using Internet Explorer 9. Further, you may need to separately exercise your options for other platforms, such as
mobile platform (as described below). See our Ad Choices link here for more
information about this
Site and other options you may have regarding Customized Advertising across Devices.
- Automatic Disabling of Third Party Cookies and Effect on Certain Opt-Outs. Some Device manufacturers and/or browsers (such as Safari)
may preset their
browser to automatically disable browser cookies from websites, applications or other interactive services other than those you visit directly (sometimes
referred to as third party cookies) and, if so, the opt-out choices you have exercised with regard to third parties may not function and you may need to
enable third party cookies in order for your opt-out choices to function. For example, unless you enable third party cookies on Safari, your opt-out
made on the Digital Advertising Alliance's Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising site and on the Network Advertising Initiative site may
- You shall still receive advertisements. Deleting or disabling Third Party Service Providers', Advertisers' or the Site's Tracking
Technologies does not
mean that you shall no longer receive online ads. If you delete or disable third party Tracking Technologies (or, if third party Tracking Technologies are
automatically disabled, if you do not enable such Tracking Technologies), this only means that such ads may no longer be tailored to your specific viewing
habits or interests, but you shall continue to see ads on this Site and you may see the same advertisement repeatedly or may see advertisements more
frequently unless you enable Tracking Technologies set by third parties or unless we offer alternative means such as enlisting the assistance of Third Party
Service Providers in order for the Site to set Tracking Technologies for frequency capping purposes as described in the "Information Collected Through the
- Limitations Regarding Web Beacons. Web beacons cannot be deleted or disabled using the above opt-out options, but may be affected if
such web beacons rely
on browser cookies or other deleted or disabled Tracking Technologies to track your activities.
- How to Manage Flash LSOs (sometimes known as Flash Cookies). CONTROL OF FLASH LSOS (SOMETIMES KNOWN AS FLASH COOKIES) MUST BE HANDLED
NOTE THAT THE USE AND STORAGE OF FLASH LSOs TYPICALLY CANNOT BE CONTROLLED THROUGH YOUR INTERNET BROWSER. Deleting, rejecting, disabling or turning off
Tracking Technologies set by Third Party Service Providers and Advertisers and set by this Site through the above options shall not remove Flash LSOs. For
more information about Flash LSOs and how to remove them from your computer, please visit http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/526/52697ee8.html. If you remove Flash LSOs, you may not have access to
certain features of the Site and some of our other services may not function properly.
- Other Effects of Managing Tracking Technologies. In addition to the above, if you delete or disable Tracking Technologies set by the
Site, the Site may no
longer be able to offer certain features or functionality to you, such as remembering your preferences, remembering your username, enabling Single VII Sign-
On, saving your player settings or other purposes described in "Other Information Collected By Us" above,
and some of our
other services may not function properly. In addition to the above, if you disable or delete Tracking Technologies set by Third Party Service Providers and
Advertisers (or if such Tracking Technologies are automatically disabled on your Device or browser), the Site may no longer be able to offer certain
functionality to you, such as enabling SMN login or saving your player settings and certain services or advertisements may not work for such Devices or
- Mobile Platforms. Certain mobile platforms, such as Apple or Google, may offer users choice regarding the Identifiers we, Third Party Service
Advertisers may access and use, which may not be browser cookie based. We encourage you to review and understand the choices that such mobile platforms may
provide to you regarding these Identifiers.
- Certain Identifiers. Certain Identifiers we set may not be deleted, blocked or disabled using the above opt-out options, but may be affected
Identifiers rely on, or are associated with, browser cookies or other Tracking Technologies.
- Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms. Some web browsers may transmit "do-not-track" signals to the websites with which the browser
Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be
transmitted, or whether they even are aware of them. There currently is disagreement, including among participants in the leading Internet standards-setting
organization, concerning what, if anything, websites should do when they receive such signals.
We currently do not take action in response to these signals, but, if and when a final standard is established and accepted, we may reassess how to respond
to these signals. Instead, as described above, please see the link to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising program that we
follow that offers you choice regarding Information collected for Customized Advertising purposes and the browser cookie controls and other mechanisms
described in this Section 5.2.3 and in Sections 5.2.1 and 5.2.2.
The Channel may provide users and viewers with the opportunity to register for Text Services. See our Terms of
for more information on Text Services we may offer. If we do so, we will require your prior express consent for any Text Services
in accordance with the nature of the Text Service and applicable laws, rules and regulations.
When you register for the Channel's Text Services, you acknowledge, understand and agree that you may be charged by your wireless carrier for the ability to
send or receive all such messages. The standard messaging rates of your wireless carrier shall apply to all Text Services, unless noted otherwise. Under
no circumstances shall the Channel or VII be responsible for any wireless service charges incurred by you or by a person that has access to your wireless
device, telephone number, or email address.
If you change or deactivate your wireless telephone number, you agree to notify us when your wireless
telephone number is no longer associated with youand identify such wireless phone number to ensure that future messages directed to you are not sent to the
person to whom your old number has been or will be assigned.
We may share your Personal Information with the operational service providers that assist us in delivering Text Services and similar services to you, with
VII and as otherwise provided in "Sharing and Disclosure of Information
Please note that you may always send a text message that says "HELP" to receive help on text messaging.
7. SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
8. REVIEWING, UPDATING OR DELETING INFORMATION; SETTINGS.
- 7.1 Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information.
We may disclose your Personal Information within the VII family or to third parties under the circumstances described below.
7.2 Sharing and Disclosure of Other Information. We may share Other Information with, or otherwise disclose Other Information to, third parties, but
- 7.1.1 Disclosure to VII; Single VII Sign-On. In addition to disclosing certain Information to VII in connection with Single VII Sign-
On, we may disclose
Personal Information to VII for marketing, administrative and/or other purposes. You can choose to opt-out of certain such uses as described in the "Opting-Out of Certain Uses
of Personal Information" Section above.
7.1.2 Disclosure of Certain Information in Postings Intended to Be Disclosed. Certain Personal Information associated with a Posting may be
("Posting Information"), such as username. We shall disclose Posting Information in connection with the display of, and other services relating to,
7.1.3 Disclosure In Connection with Co-Branded Services and Features. The Site may also offer services and features, such as events and
Promotions, that we
together with another company ("Co-Branded Partner") and that may be hosted on the Site and/or our Co-Branded Partner's or a Promotion-specific
other interactive service. The Co-Branded Partner shall be identified on the co-branded feature or service and you shall be given the opportunity to opt into
disclosure by VII to the Co-Branded Partner for marketing purposes of Personal Information VII collects as part of the co-branded service or feature and be
purposes, you shall need to contact the Co-Branded Partner directly and the use of such information by Co-Branded Partner is subject to Co-Branded Partner's
policy. Please note that your Information may be shared with Co-Branded Partners for purposes of administering or conducting the co-branded services and
not for marketing purposes) without a separate opt in (for example, if the Co-Branded Partner is administering a Promotion you have entered, your Information
shared with the Co-Branded Partner so that the Co-Branded Partner can verify your eligibility and/or contact you if you are a potential winner).
7.1.4 Disclosure to Operational Service Providers. We also have the right to disclose your Personal Information to third parties for the
maintaining the Site's services, features, functions and operations. We shall refer to these third parties as "operational service providers". We use
service providers to efficiently provide the full range of content, activities, services, features and functions we bring you and we disclose your Personal
to operational service providers for the purpose of providing services to us.
7.1.5 Disclosure to Certain Other Third Parties. In addition to the above, we make your Personal Information available to certain third parties
- When we are compelled to do so by a governmental agency, court or other entity (e.g., to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process) or if
by a governmental agency or other authority as part of an investigation;
- In connection with Promotions, as necessary to administer the Promotion or as required by applicable laws, rules or regulations (for example, to
winners' lists or make required filings as appropriate);
- If you agree to have your Personal Information shared with or otherwise disclosed to a third party for marketing or other purposes, in which case
- If, in our sole discretion, we believe such disclosure to be necessary or appropriate: to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries; to
business and assets or the rights, property or safety of the Channel, VII, or any of its or their operational service providers, licensors, suppliers,
comply with our legal, regulatory, audit and compliance obligations or requests by law enforcement or other governmental authorities and/or
- In the event of a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, sale, transfer of control, joint venture or other business combination involving us, or VII.
9. PROTECTION OF INFORMATION.
8.1 Site Registration. If you registered for this Site, generally, you may review, update or delete certain Information collected by the Site by, if
registered user of the Site, logging into the Site and using the tools provided to edit such Information. However, Personal Information that is necessary to
eligibility, such as date of birth or age, cannot be deleted, but may be modified with sufficient verification of the correct information. We shall allow you
change the password portion of your User ID, as well as certain other Information you have given us in order to keep your information current.
8.2 Single VII Sign-On. If you used Single VII Sign-On to register for this Site, you may also exercise certain privacy settings options by logging
and accessing certain privacy settings that may be offered by the Site. Such privacy setting options may include offering you the ability to manage your
limiting how much of your Information is displayed or published to third party sites, setting your profile to private so that some or all of your complete
only visible to certain relationships (although certain profile information may always be required to be visible), controlling other display and privacy
as how your profile appears in search results and who may send you email messages) and deleting comments posted to your profile.
8.3 Other Options. As a registered user, you may also be provided with options to receive certain notifications and to publicly publish activities
removal of content or Information in Postings.
8.4 Limitations. Certain Information collected for certain entries into Promotions are subject to corporate and regulatory recordkeeping requirements
not be deleted upon the user's request, unless the entrant is a child under the age of 13 years old.
If the burden or expense of providing access to your Information is disproportionate to the risks to your privacy or if the legitimate rights of others would
violated, we may decide not to provide access to such Information. In such cases, we shall provide to you an explanation of why access cannot be provided and
information for further inquiries.
8.5 Children or Ineligible Teenagers. If we, or VII, inadvertently send an email or text message to a person that does not meet the age and other
requirements of the Site, such as a child (a person under the age of 13) or others who do not meet the greater age requirements of the Site or certain
features of this
Site ("Ineligible Teenagers"), the child or Ineligible Teenager, or parent or legal guardian of the child or Ineligible Teenager (the
out) from receiving future emails or text messages via the unsubscribe mechanism contained in the email or message. The same unsubscribe process is available
Parent of a minor (a person under the age of 18, or the age of majority in your state).
In addition, Parents who wish to terminate their child's or Ineligible Teenager's membership must either (i) use their child's or Ineligible Teenager's User
ID to gain
to firstname.lastname@example.org (or, if
available, contact us by using the Site's ContactUs tool) and provide us
with your child's or
Ineligible Teenager's User ID, the URL of the Site and request to terminate your child's or Ineligible Teenager's account and registration or (iii), if a
not have his or her child's or Ineligible Teenager's User ID, send an email to email@example.com (or, if available,
contact us by using the Site's ContactUs tool) that includes the Parent's name, address, telephone and email address, the child's or Ineligible Teenager's
email address as registered on the Site, and the URL of the Site. If a Parent sends an email under subsections (ii) or (iii), the Site may send a confirming
the Parent via the email address provided to verify that the Parent wishes to terminate his or her child's or Ineligible Teenager's account and registration
provide or request additional information (for example, requesting that the Parent provide verifiable identification that they are the parent or legal
guardian of the
child or Ineligible Teenager) before terminating the child's or Ineligible Teenager's account and, upon or prior to termination, may notify the child or
Teenager of the termination request via email and identify the name, address and email address of the person making the request.
While the Internet and data transmission over the Internet is not 100% secure from intrusion, we maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and
safeguards to protect your Information. However, regardless of our efforts and the Device you use to access the Site, it is possible that third parties may
intercept or access transmissions, private communications or Information. While the Internet and data transmission over the Internet is not 100% secure from
intrusion, we conduct financial transactions via secured transmissions. We also limit our employees' access to Information collected by the Site to those
who are authorized for the proper handling of such Information and any employee found violating our standards of security and confidentiality shall be
subject to our
disciplinary processes. We request that our operational service providers follow similar standards of security and confidentiality.
Phishing attacks attempt to steal consumers' personal identity data and financial account credentials. "Phishers" use 'spoofed' emails to
counterfeit websites, or otherwise respond in a manner that is, designed to trick recipients into divulging Information such as credit card numbers, account
passwords and social security numbers. WE DO NOT SEND EMAILS ASKING YOU TO PROVIDE OR CONFIRM CREDIT CARD NUMBERS, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OR YOUR
If you receive such email communication, please forward it immediately to the Site's Privacy Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org
, and then immediately delete the
fraudulent email from your computer.
10. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS.
If you are a resident of the State of California, we provide you with notice and you may choose to disclose your Personal Information to third parties (such
Advertisers) for marketing purposes (see "Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information
" above). Therefore,
pursuant to the California Civil Code, the
choice we provide regarding disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for marketing purposes (and this Section) satisfies our obligation to
maintain or furnish users with a list of the names and addresses of third parties who receive Personal Information from us for marketing purposes.
If you are a California resident and have additional questions on our sharing of your Personal Information with third parties for marketing purposes, you may
your questions by email to the Privacy Administrator at email@example.com
All requests must be labeled "Your California Privacy Rights" on the email subject line.
For all requests, please clearly state that the request is
California Privacy Rights", include your name, street address, city, state, zip code and email address (your street address is optional if you wish to
response to your request via email), include the name and URL (if applicable) of the website, application or other interactive service and indicate your
how our response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail). We shall not accept requests via postal mail, telephone or facsimile.
for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, and we may not be able to respond if you do not provide complete information.
you. Such revisions shall be effective immediately upon posting and if you use the Site after they become effective it will signify your agreement to be
bound by the
changes. We shall post or display notices of material changes on the Site's homepage and/or otherwise on the Site and/or e-mail you or notify you upon login
- 12.1 Accuracy and Confidentiality. It is your responsibility to give us current, complete, truthful and accurate information,
to keep such information up to date. We cannot and shall not be responsible for any problems or liability that may arise if you do not give us accurate,
complete information or Personal Information or you fail to update such information or Personal Information. We shall reject and delete any entry that we
You are solely responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your User ID, if applicable, and for any charges, costs, expenses, damages,
losses we incur or may suffer as a result of your failure to do so. You, and not us, are solely responsible and liable for the activity, behavior, use and
the Site under your User ID (whether used by you or any others who use your User ID), unless and until you notify us that your User ID may have been
misappropriated or improperly taken or used by another party. We reserve the right to deny access, use and registration privileges to any user, including
limitation, a registered user, of any services, features or functions of the Site if we believe there is a question about the identity of the person trying
the user's account or any services, features or functions.
Further, if you use any of the Communities features and functions made available on or through the Site, please remember that any Information disclosed in
is automatically made public and please use caution when disclosing any Personal Information in the Communities, as you do not know who may access and use
Personal Information or for what purposes. The Site and VII are in no way responsible for the accuracy, use, or misuse of any information, including Personal
Information, that you disclose or receive through these venues and you should assume that any disclosure you do make in these venues shall be available
without your knowledge or authorization. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to set certain limits on the availability of some or all features
Communities. If you use Single VII Sign-On or SMN, your profile may display Information to the general public, including display name, profile URL and your
relationships, unless and if Single VII Sign-On or SMN allows you to make such Information private. Publicly displayed Information and Postings may be
third party search engines and appear in search results on third party websites.
Personal Information or Other Information, you may contact us directly by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For
all requests, please include your name, street address, city, state, zip code and email address (your street address is optional if you wish to receive a
your request via email), include the name and URL (if applicable) of the website, application or other interactive service, indicate your preference on how
response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail) and include the description "Privacy Request" in the subject of the email. We shall not
via postal mail, telephone or facsimile. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or may not be able to respond if you
statement or policy, in any form, including, but not limited to, machine-generated, is valid.
Site. Any terms that are
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