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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 2, 2013



This Privacy Policy applies to this web site and its features, and any applications, widgets or online services that post a link to this Privacy Policy (however accessed or used, whether via a personal computer, mobile device or otherwise) (collectively, the "Site"). THIS NETWORK LLC  or one of its subsidiary or affiliated companies, including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (collectively, "THIS TV" or "we", "us" or "our") owns or operates the Site. This Privacy Policy describes our information and privacy practices with regard to the Site, such as the types of information we may gather from you and other visitors to the Site. Except if specifically stated otherwise, this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on the Site and does not apply to information collected offline or otherwise outside of the Site.

Please take a moment to review this Privacy Policy. Please also review the Terms of Use, which governs your use of the Site. Please note that certain features or services discussed in this Privacy Policy may not be offered on the Site at any particular time.

The Site is a general audience web site. The Site does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children younger than the age of thirteen (13), and THIS TV will delete any information later determined to be collected from a user younger than age thirteen (13).

SUMMARY

WE FULLY DESCRIBE OUR PRIVACY PRACTICES BELOW IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. THIS SUMMARY PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING OUR USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION AND THIRD PARTIES WHO MAY SERVE ADVERTISEMENTS AND WHO MAY SET COOKIES OR WEB BEACONS OR SIMILAR TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES WHEN YOU INTERACT WITH THE SITE. PLEASE REVIEW OUR FULL PRIVACY POLICY BEFORE USING OUR SITE.

THIS TV works with network advertisers, ad agencies, analytics providers and other vendors to serve third party advertisements on the Site, to provide us with information regarding traffic on the Site, including the pages viewed and the actions users take when visiting the Site; to serve our advertisements on other web sites, within mobile Apps, and elsewhere online; and to provide us with information regarding the use of the Site and the effectiveness of our advertisements. We do not share Personal Information (information that identifies you as a specific individual, such as your name or e-mail address) with these third parties, but ad network providers, the advertisers, ad agencies, analytics service providers and other vendors may set and access their own tracking devices (including cookies and web beacons and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you and your visits to this or other web sites and may use that information to serve you targeted ads on this and other web sites. Please review “THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING COMPANIES AND ANALYTICS SERVICES” for additional information. Some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI”) or the Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. You may want to visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ which provides information regarding targeted advertising and offers an “opt-out” by participating companies.

The Site uses information from visitors in connection with your relationship with This TV and the Site and in connection with serving content to you. Please review the “INFORMATION WE COLLECT ON THE SITE” and “HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED” sections of this Privacy Policy for more information. Note that we do not share your Personal Information with third parties for marketing purposes without your consent; however, we may share your Personal Information under certain limited circumstances. For more details, please review the section below entitled “How And When We Disclose Information To Third Parties.”

 
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT THROUGH THE SITE

Information you provide to the Site

THIS TV may ask you to provide "Personal Information" (which is information that identifies you as a specific individual, such as your name or e-mail address) and other information about you, such as demographic information (ZIP code, gender or age, for example) and information about your interests and preferences. If we combine this type of information with Personal Information, then we will treat the combined information as Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

Please note that information submitted to the Site via a “Contact Us”, “Help” or other similar function may not receive a response. We will not use the information provided via these functions to contact you for marketing purposes unrelated to your request unless you agree otherwise.

Community Forums, User Content, and Posting Content To Third Party Sites

The Site may provide you the opportunity to participate and post content publicly in forums, through interactive features and through other communication functionality ("Community Forums"). You may choose, through such features or otherwise, to submit or post photographs, videos, questions, comments, suggestions or other content, (collectively, "User Content"). Please note that certain information, such as your name and state of residence, may be publicly displayed on the Site along with your User Content. Your use of Community Forums is subject to our “User Submission Policy” and other provisions of the Terms of Use.

Note that anything you post to a Community Forum is public – – others will have access to your User Content and may use it or share it with third parties. If you choose to voluntarily disclose Personal Information, that information will be considered public information and the protections of this Privacy Policy will not apply. If you submit User Content, it may be published online or offline (including on the Site, on-air, in a DVD, or any other format currently existing or later developed). In addition, we may use your User Content and any excerpt from your User Content in connection with our advertising, marketing, publicity and promotional activities. Please also see the "User Submissions" section of our Terms of Use, which governs any content you submit through or to the Site.

The Site may permit interactions between the Site and a third party web site, such as enabling you to “like” a product on our Site or “share” content to other web sites. If you choose to “like” or “share” content through the Site or to otherwise post information from or via the Site to a third party web site, feature or application, that information may be publicly displayed and the third party web site may have access to information about you and your use of our Site.

Send To A Friend Features

If you send a friend a communication from the Site, the information you provide (names, e-mail addresses, etc.) is used on a one-time basis to facilitate the communication and is not used for any other marketing purpose, unless we obtain consent from that person.

Information Third Parties Provide About You and Social Media Applications

We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you are on another web site and you opt-in to receive information from THIS TV, that web site will forward your contact and other information to us so that we may contact you as requested. We also may supplement the information we collect with outside records from third parties in order to provide you with information, services or goods you have requested, to tailor our content to you and to offer you opportunities to purchase products or services that we believe may be of interest to you, or to enhance our content and services.

Functionality on the Site may permit interactions between the Site and a third party web site or service, such as enabling you to “like” or “share” content to other web sites or services.  If you choose to share content from the Site or otherwise to post information from or via the Site to a third party web site, feature or application, that information may be public and the third party may have access to information about you and your use of our Site. You may also choose to participate in a third party application or feature (such as posting to your page on a third party service or otherwise linking the Site with another web site or interactive service) or on a third party web site or service (such as one of our Facebook applications or a similar application or feature on a third party web site or service) through which you post content or allow us to collect (or the third party to share) information about you, including Personal Information. The information we collect is subject to this Privacy Policy.  The information collected and stored by the third party remains subject to the third party’s privacy practices, including whether the third party continues to share information with us, the types of information shared, and your choices with regard to what is visible to others on that third party web site and service. The third party may allow you to remove the application or feature, in which case we will no longer collect information about you through the application or feature, but we may retain the information previously collected. In addition, we may receive information about you if other users of a third party web site give us access to their profiles and you are one of their “connections” or information about you is otherwise accessible through your “connections” web page, profile page, or similar page on a social networking or other third party web site or interactive service.

We may combine the information we receive from third parties with information we collect through the Site. In those cases, we will apply this Privacy Policy to the combined information.

Information We Collect Automatically As You Access and Use the Site.

In addition to any Personal Information or other information you choose to submit to the Site, we and our third party service providers, including any third party advertisers and content and analytics providers, may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect certain web site usage information whenever you visit or interact with the Site ("Site Usage Information"). This Site Usage Information may include the browser and operating system you are using, the URL or advertisement that referred you to our Site, the search terms you entered into a search engine that led you to our Site (if applicable), all of the areas within our Site that you visit, and the time of day, among other information. We may use this Site Usage Information for a variety of purposes, including enhancing or otherwise improving the Site.

In addition, we automatically collect your IP address or other unique identifier ("Device Identifier") for your computer, mobile phone, or other device (any, a "Device") used to access the Site. A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your Device used to access the Site, and our servers identify your Device by its Device Identifier. Please note that some mobile service providers may also provide us or our third-party service providers with information regarding the physical location of the Device used to access the Site.

The methods used to collect Site Usage Information may include the following:

 
Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to visit the Site or otherwise access our online content. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including, without limitation, remembering you and your preferences and tracking your visits to our web pages. A Flash cookie is a data file placed on a Device via the Adobe Flash plugin that may be built-in to or downloaded by you to your Device. Flash cookies may be used for various purposes, including, without limitation, enabling a Flash feature and remembering your preferences. For more information about Flash and the privacy choices Adobe offers, visit http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html. If you choose to disable cookies or to adjust your Flash privacy settings on your Device, some features of the Site may not function properly.

 
Web Beacons. Small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons, (also known as "1x1 GIFs" or "clear GIFs") may be included in our web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or e-mail can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to the Site, to monitor how users navigate the Site, to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular articles or links were actually viewed.

Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your Device from our Web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.

 
HOW WE MAY USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED

THIS TV may use information collected through the Site, including your Personal Information and Site Usage Information, in order to: (1) allow you to participate in the Site and features offered through the Site and to provide related customer service; (2) tailor content, recommendations and offers we display to you; (3) process your registration with the Site, including verifying that your e-mail address is active and valid; (4) send you special offers from us, our advertisers, or third-party business partners; (5) allow you to participate in the public areas and other features of the Site; (6) contact you with regard to your use of the Site or, in our discretion, changes to the Site's policies; (7) improve the Site or our services and for internal business purposes; or (8) for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise with your consent, and as further described in this Privacy Policy.

  HOW AND WHEN WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES

THIS TV may share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties. We do not share your Personal Information with third parties for those third parties' marketing purposes unless we provide you the opportunity to opt-in or opt-out prior to such sharing. In addition, THIS TV may share the information we have collected about you, including Personal Information, as disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise with your consent, as described in this Privacy Policy and in the following circumstances:

Third Parties Providing Services on our Behalf. We sometimes use other businesses to perform services for us, such as web site hosting, conducting web site usage analysis, sending e-mail or other communications, providing marketing assistance and data analysis, or performing other administrative services. We may provide access to your Personal Information to such service providers in order for them to complete a requested transaction or otherwise to perform these services.

When You Agree To Receive Information From Third Parties or Request That We Share Your Information. You may be presented with an opportunity to receive information and/or marketing offers from one or more third parties. If you agree at that time to have your Personal Information shared, your Personal Information will be disclosed to that third party (or parties) and will be subject to the privacy policy and practices of that third party. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties, and, if you later decide that you no longer want to receive communications from a third party, you will need to contact that third party directly. You also may request, sometimes through your use of an interactive feature or third party application, that we share information about you with a third party and we will typically do so under those circumstances.

Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions. If you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest or other promotion (any, a “Promotion”), it may require registration and your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a Promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion.

Administrative and Legal Reasons. THIS TV may transfer and disclose information, including your Personal Information, Site Usage Information and Device Identifier (e.g., IP address), to third parties to comply with a legal obligation; when we believe in good faith that the law requires it; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce our Terms of Use or other applicable Site policies; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise to protect the rights, property, safety, or security of third parties, Site visitors or the public. We may also use Device Identifiers (for example, IP addresses) to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, Internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies, in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.

Business Transfers. THIS TV may share Personal Information with its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates, primarily for business and operational purposes. Further, THIS TV may disclose and transfer your information, including Personal Information, to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Site or the applicable THIS TV database, or in the event THIS TV (or any of its affiliated, parent or subsidiary companies) assigns its rights regarding any of your information to a third party or in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our assets, or other corporate change including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.

 
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING COMPANIES AND ANALYTICS SERVICES

ThisTV works with network advertisers, ad agencies , analytics service providers and other vendors to serve third party advertisements on the Site, to provide us with information regarding traffic on the Site, including the pages viewed and the actions users take when visiting the Services; to serve our advertisements on other web sites, within mobile Apps, and elsewhere online; and to provide us with information regarding the use of the Site and the effectiveness of our advertisements. For example, if you click on an advertisement for ThisTV, our service provider(s) may be able to tell us the advertisement you clicked on and where you were viewing the advertisement; likewise, if you click on an ad you see on our Site, our service provider(s) may be able to tell which page you were visiting on our Site and pass that information to the advertiser. The advertisements you see may be served by one or more third parties, who may use information about your activities on the Site, and other web sites and services you visit, to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests. 

We do not share Personal Information with these service providers or advertisers, but they may set and access their own tracking technologies on your Device (including cookies and web beacons) and may otherwise collect or have access to information about you (such as your Site Usage Information and Device Identifier). Cookies and web beacons, including those set by third party network advertisers, may be used to, among other things, target advertisements, prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times and to conduct research regarding the usefulness of certain advertisements to you. We may share Device Identifiers and Site Usage Information with third party advertising companies, analytics providers and other vendors for similar purposes.

While we may use a variety of service providers to perform advertising services, some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI”) or the Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. You may want to visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp, which provides information regarding targeted advertising and the “opt-out” procedures of NAI members. You may also want to visit or http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, which provides information regarding targeted advertising and offers an “opt-out” by participating companies in the DAA Self-Regulatory Program. Please note opting out through these mechanisms does not opt you out of being served advertising.  You will continue to receive generic ads while visiting the Site and elsewhere online.

CHANGING YOUR PREFERENCES AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

The Site may contain web pages through which you can correct or update some of the Personal Information you have provided to us through registration with the Site or through which you can unsubscribe or modify the email newsletters or similar communications we send to you. Also, users who receive a newsletter or other similar e-mails from us and who wish to remove themselves from the mailing list (i.e. opt out) can do so by following the link provided in an e-mail received. The Site may also offer an online mechanism for changing your preferences. However, please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your use of our Site, service announcements, notices of changes to this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use or similar administrative or transactional messages, and these transactional account messages may be unaffected if you choose to opt-out from marketing communications. If you sign up to receive SMS or MMS messages that may be offered on the Site, you may unsubscribe from any text messages received by replying "STOP.”

You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information either through any online account feature offered or by contacting us. THIS TV will make good faith efforts to make requested changes in our then active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that when you edit your information or change your preferences, the information you remove may persist internally or for our administrative purposes. Also, please note that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases and that residual data may remain on backup media or for other reasons.

If you have made any public postings on the Site, such as in Community Forums, these communications cannot generally be removed.

THIRD PARTY CONTENT, LINKS TO OTHER SITES, AND THIS TV CONTENT FOUND OUTSIDE OF THE SITE

Certain content on the Site may be hosted and served by third parties and the Site may contain links to third party web sites that THIS TV does not control. The Site may also contain certain third party applications, such as email, web browser toolbars, wallpapers or other downloads or software applications. These links and applications may include those that use a THIS TV logo as part of a co-branding agreement. In addition, THIS TV widgets or other THIS TV content may be included on web pages and web sites that are not associated with THIS TV and over which we have no control.] These third parties may collect Site Usage Information through the use of their own cookies and web beacons, independently collect data or solicit Personal Information, and may have the ability to track your use of their sites and services. THIS TV is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party.

SECURITY

While THIS TV takes commercially reasonable steps to secure your Personal Information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure or hacker-proof. THIS TV cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you submit via the Site, and you do so at your own risk. Please consider this when you choose the information, if any, you wish to transmit to the Site or to THIS TV through the Internet.

GOVERNING LAW, VISITORS RESIDING OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND CONSENT TO TRANSFER

This Privacy Policy and the privacy practices of THIS TV will be subject exclusively to the laws of the State of California within the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law principles. THIS TV makes no representation that this Privacy Policy and such practices comply with the laws of any other country. Visitors who use the Site and reside outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. 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 transferred and processed in the United States, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside or are a citizen. By using the Site or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, storage, and processing of such information in the United States.

REVISIONS TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy. However, we will not use your Personal Information in a manner materially different from the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collected your Personal Information, unless you consent to the new or revised policy.

California Residents - Your CA Privacy Rights

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, residents of the State of California have the right to request from companies conducting business in California certain information relating to third parties to which the company has disclosed certain categories of personal information during the preceding year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternatively, the law provides that a company may comply, as THIS TV does, by disclosing in its privacy policy that it provides consumers choice (opt-out or opt-in) regarding sharing personal information with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes, and information on how to exercise that choice. As stated abo e in this Privacy Policy, THIS TV provides you choice prior to sharing your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you do not opt-in or if you do not choose to opt-out at the time THIS TV offers that choice, THIS TV does not share your information with that identified third party for its direct marketing purposes.

If you are a California resident and you have questions about our practices with respect to sharing information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes and your ability to exercise choice, please send your request to the following email address: CAprivacyrights@thistv.com or write to us at the following mailing address: CA Privacy Rights, Legal Department, 245 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 You must put the statement "Your California Privacy Rights" in the subject field of your e-mail or include it in your writing if you choose to write to us at the designated mailing address. You must include your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.