Effective December 5, 2016:
Table of Contents:
- SCOPE AND APPLICATION: What and who this Policy covers
- COLLECTION OF INFORMATION: The sources of and methods by which we and our service providers collect information from and about you, including information about your interaction with the Avatar network Services
- USE AND DISCLOSURE: How we use the information we collect from and about you, who we might share it with and why
- SECURITY: How we protect your information from loss or misuse
- USER ACCESS AND CONTROL: How you can access and control the information we maintain about you
- OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Other things you should know about this Policy and how we handle your information
- CONTACT US: How to contact us about this Policy
1. SCOPE AND APPLICATION
We do not collect personal information from children under 13, except with respect to certain types of Activity Information (described below) when that information is used only to support the internal operations of the Avatar network Services. Accordingly, on some of the Avatar network Services, children under 13 are not eligible to use certain features of the Services.
2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
The Avatar network and our service providers collect the following information from and about you:
Registration Information is the information eligible users submit to register for an Avatar network Service, for example, to create an account, post comments, receive a newsletter, or enter a contest or sweepstakes. Registration Information may include, for example, name, email address, telephone number, gender, zip code and birthday.
Public Information and Posts consist of comments or content that eligible users post to the Avatar network Services and the information that accompanies those posts or content, which may include a name, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public Information and Posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
Activity Information. When you access and interact with the Avatar network Services, the Avatar network and its service providers may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the Avatar network Services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. \ If you access the Avatar network Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, or other transactional information for that device. We may also collect geolocation data (including precise location), from eligible users.
Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies) are comprised of small bits of data. Avatar network's websites, apps and other services send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer or other device so the website or app can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that service. These technologies may also be used to collect and store information about your usage of the Avatar network Services, such as pages you have visited, the video and other content you have viewed, search queries you have run and advertisements you have seen, in order to support the internal operations of the Avatar network Services.
Third parties that support the Avatar network Services by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing eligible users to share content or tracking aggregate Avatar network Services usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information when eligible users use the Avatar network Services or third-party services. These third parties may also use these technologies, along with Activity Information they collect, to recognize eligible users across the devices they use, such as a mobile device and a laptop or other computer. The Avatar network does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, including eligible users' choices with respect to them, see the section entitled "To deliver relevant advertisements," below.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information. Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe's website, see http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through the Avatar network Services. Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect from eligible users with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services, commercially available sources and information from Fox Affiliates or business partners.
Do Not Track Signals. At this time we do not respond to browser 'Do Not Track' signals, as we await the work of interested stakeholders and others to develop standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
3. USE AND DISCLOSURE
We use the information we collect from and about you to provide the Avatar network Services and features to you and for our other business purposes, including: to measure and improve those Avatar network Services and features and to develop new products and services; to improve and personalize your experience with both online and off-line Avatar network Services and our other services by delivering content you will find relevant and interesting, including advertising and marketing messages to eligible users consistent with their choices; to participate in online games, contests, other promotions, or rewards and loyalty programs; to allow eligible users to comment on content; and to provide you with customer support and to respond to inquiries. In order to provide eligible users with content and advertising that is more interesting and relevant to them, we may use the information from and about them to make inferences and predictions about their potential areas of interest. When the information collected from or about you does not identify you as a specific person, we may use that information for any purpose or share it with third parties, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
We use the information we collect from and about you for these additional purposes: To allow service providers to assist us in providing and managing the Avatar network Services. The information we collect from and about you may be made available to certain third party service providers, such as contractors, analytics and other measurement companies, agents or sponsors, who help us analyze and understand your use of the Avatar network Services, and manage and/or provide the Avatar network Services and our other services.
To contact you. The Avatar network may periodically send promotional materials or notifications related to the Avatar network Services and our other services to eligible users, consistent with their choices. If you want to stop receiving promotional materials follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. There are certain service notification emails that you may not opt-out of such as notifications of changes to the Avatar network Services or policies. If you have installed a mobile app and you wish to stop receiving push notifications, you can change the settings either on your mobile device or through the app.
To complete a merger or sale of assets. If either Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation or Lightstorm Entertainment, Inc. sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business (including in connection with a bankruptcy or similar proceedings), that entity may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.
The Avatar network uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no one can guarantee the complete safety of your information.
5. USER ACCESS AND CONTROL
If you would like to access, review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise limit our use of your personal information you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact us as outlined in Section 7. In your request, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and specify clearly what information you would like to access, change, update, or suppress. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
If you are under 18 and an eligible registered user of the Avatar network Services, you may ask us to remove content or information that you have posted to the Avatar network Services by writing to email@example.com. Please note that your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, as, for example, some of your content may have been reposted by another user.
Eligible users who have provided personal information also may request that we not share such information on a going-forward basis with Fox Affiliates or unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes by writing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.
6. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In addition, the Avatar network is not responsible for the privacy or data security practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Apple, Google, Microsoft or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including in connection with any information eligible users disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Avatar network Services.
If you are an eligible user and create an account, remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or other services. Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancelation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies. It is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints, contractual, financial or legal requirements. Sensitive Information. We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (such as social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Avatar network Services or otherwise.
7. CONTACT US
Mail: C/O Privacy Office, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Online
2816 Columbia Street
Torrance, CA 90503