Last revised October 23, 2019
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).
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.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT THROUGH THE SITE
Information you provide to the Site
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 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.
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 “1×1 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
HOW AND WHEN WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
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.
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.
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
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.
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
California Residents – Your CA Privacy Rights
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.