AMUSEMENT may use your Personal Information: to provide you with information or services that you have requested or agreed to receive; to process your registration with the Site, including verifying that your e-mail address is active and valid; to improve the Site or our services, to customize your experience on the Site, or to serve you specific content that is most relevant to you; to contact you with regard to your use of the Site and, in our discretion, changes to the Site policies; for internal business purposes; and for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your Personal Information.
You may be able to submit comments, ideas, reviews and suggestions about specific AMUSEMENt articles, pages, entries on the AMUSEMENT blog, in response to other users’ comments on the Site and other areas of the Site where you are invited to do so. You may also mark certain videos as favorites and subscribe to particular containt, and this favorite list and list of subscribed containts are publicly displayed on the Site unless you choose not to publicly display them when you register or by modifying your account settings.
AMUSEMENT may publish User Content online or offline in any media or format (currently existing or later developed), except for Personal Information submitted through the registration form that AMUSEMENT has designated as “private” on the Site (unless that same Personal Information is included in User Content, in which case, AMUSEMENT may publish all of the User Content including any Personal Information contained in that User Content). For example, if you include your name in User Content, AMUSEMENT may publish all of the User Content including your name as included in the User Content, even if your name is included in the “private” portion of your account registration.
Please note that information submitted to the Site via a “contact us” 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.
If you post Personal Information through comment posting areas or in other User Content or in your Public Profile, that Personal Information will be publicly available and you may receive unsolicited messages from third parties. AMUSEMENT cannot ensure the security of any information you choose to make public in User Content or your Public Profile and cannot ensure that third parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy. Please exercise caution when deciding what information to include in your User Content and Public Profile and when deciding to disclose Personal Information in any public areas of the Site.
If you send someone else a communication from the Site, such as sending a video to a friend, 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.
Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to access the Site. Cookies may be used for many purposes including, without limitation, tracking user preferences and web pages visited while using the Site. You may disable cookies using your Device’s preferences, but some features of the Site may not function properly if you disable cookies.
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 the Site’s web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any 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 sent were actually opened or to count how many particular videos 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 which 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.
Third Parties Providing Services On Our Behalf. We may use third party vendors to perform certain services on behalf of the Site, such as hosting the Site, designing and/or operating the Site’s features, analyzing users’ interactions with the Site, enabling AMUSEMENT to send you e-mail, or performing other administrative services. We may provide these vendors with access to user information, including Personal Information, to carry out the services they are performing for you or for AMUSEMENT.
Sweepstakes, Contests And Promotions. We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “Promotion”) through the Site that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or 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. If you choose to enter a Promotion, Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.
AMUSEMENT may share Personal Information with its subsidiaries and affiliates for internal business reasons. AMUSEMENT also reserves the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Site, including Personal Information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Site or component of the Site, such as a database; or (ii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of AMUSEMENT assets or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of registration. You may cancel or modify your subscriptions to e-mails you have elected to receive from the Site by following the instructions contained within an e-mail you receive from the Site.
The Site may contain content that is supplied by a third party, and those third parties may collect Site usage information and your Device Identifier when web pages from the Site are served to your Device. In addition, the Site may contain links to other third party web sites that AMUSEMENT does not control. AMUSEMENT is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party web site. For example, if you follow a link from a AMUSEMENT partner, you may leave the Site and proceed to a different web site. This includes links from sponsors and partners that may reference the Site or display the Site’s logo as part of a co-branding agreement. In addition, AMUSEMENT Site widgets may be included on web pages and web sites that are not associated with AMUSEMENT and over which we have no control. These other web sites may send their own cookies to your Device, independently collect data or solicit Personal Information and may or may not have their own published privacy policies. AMUSEMENT encourages you to note when you leave our Site or are viewing a AMUSEMENT Site widget on a third-party web site and, in those instances, to read the privacy statements of those third party web sites before submitting any Personal Information to those sites.
Please note that no data transmission over the Internet, wireless transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information we collect, and that you use our Site and provide us with your information at your own risk.