If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact the FMNA Privacy Officer by e-mail at: email@example.com.
1. Personal Information
We may collect personal information, including without limitation your name, email address, zip code, and age (collectively, “Personal Information”) from you when you: (i) register or log on to the Site; (ii) submit questions or material to the Site; (iii) download, purchase or otherwise obtain products(s)/material(s) from the Site; (iv) e-mail us; or (v) enter contests or sweepstakes offered on the Site.
FMNA may use such Personal Information collected through this Site for the purposes of:
• providing a personalised service
• conducting market research surveys
• fulfilling product orders
• running features that incorporate submissions to the Site
• running sweepstakes and contests and
• providing you with information about, and access to, products and services FMNA offers, either by itself or jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.
If you wish to receive information about our products or services, or the products or services offered jointly with or on behalf of other organisations, please check the appropriate box on the registration page, sweepstakes/contests page or other relevant form or page through which the information is collected. You may also opt in to receive occasional communications from selected third party sponsor and partners. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you should not opt-in.
2. Information Collected by Technology
Apart from information you actively provide us, we may also collect information through various technological means, such as IP Addresses and/or Cookies. An “IP Address” is associated with the access point through which you enter the Internet, and is typically controlled by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), your company, or your university. A “Cookie”, often also known as a “web beacon”, is a piece of information that a Web site sends to your computer while you are viewing the Web site or small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of Web sites.
Standing alone, IP Addresses Cookies can’t be used to personally identify you, but we may combine them with personally identifiable information in order to create a more enjoyable, personalized experience for you.
We often aggregate data about you through IP Addresses and/or Cookies, such as demographic information and browsing patterns. Such information does not identify any individual and will not be linked any Personal Information. We use such information to:
• build up marketing profiles
• aid strategic development
• manage our relationship with advertisers and
• audit usage of the Site.
Any Personal Information you choose to provide to FMNA with your submissions posted to this Site may appear on the Site, but only to identify you as the author of the submission, unless you expressly authorise us to make further use of the information on the Site. If you voluntarily disclose Personal Information on any bulletin boards or in chat areas that may be part of this Site, that information can also be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people.
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU NOT TO DISCLOSE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF IN ANY SUBMISSIONS TO THE SITE.
4. Disclosure of Your Data:
Disclosures to Third Parties: Like many businesses, FMNA may occasionally hire third parties to perform certain business-related functions on our behalf such as hosting specific portions of the Site, maintaining databases, delivering content, sending marketing emails, administering contests, mailing information, processing payments, or otherwise operating the Site (singularly “Third Party” or collectively, “Third Parties”). When we employ a Third Party to perform these functions, that Third Party will only be provided with the particular Personal Information, cookies and/or IP addresses it needs to perform their function, and is required to protect such Personal Information, cookies and/or IP addresses. With your consent, we may also share Personal Information with pre-screened third parties for marketing or promotional purposes. You may opt-out of any of these services or opportunities at any time, as set out in Paragraph 5 below.
5. Opting Out
If you have previously opted in to receive newsletters, promotional messaging or other information FMNA may send, you may unsubscribe at any time by emailing FMNA at:
If you have opted in to receive information or news from third party or licensee mailing lists, you must follow any instructions detailed by such third parties or licensees in their email correspondence to you.
If you ask that we stop using your Personal Information, we will honor that request. However, as stated above, you may not be able to continue using certain features of the Site that require Personal Information, and we will retain records of your Personal Information as needed in order to comply with applicable federal, state, or local law.
6. Third-Party Advertising and Partnerships with Other Sites:
7. Your Choices:
You can use the certain features of the Site without providing any Personal Information, but if you decline to provide Personal Information, you may not be able to use certain services or features.
8. Data Security Disclaimer
We take reasonable security precautions to secure the Personal Information that you choose to provide against the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized access of such information. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet can ever be guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, FMNA cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us of the problem by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. Updating Personal Information
If you would like to change any contact or billing information, or if you no longer desire to receive any marketing communications from us or our partners, please email us at
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of this site who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com with the subject line: CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS or write us:
FremantleMedia North America, Inc.
2900 W. Alameda, 8th Floor
Burbank, CA 91515