of Starz Media, LLC (“STM”). "STM Sites" include all Internet sites
are controlled by, or are affiliated or under common control with, STM are collectively
referred to herein as "we," "us" or "our".
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ THIS CAREFULLY. BY USING THE STM SITES YOU ARE UNCONDITIONALLY
SITES (WHICH, TOGETHER SHALL BE REFERRED TO AS THE “SITE AGREEMENT”). IF YOU
DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THE SITE AGREEMENT, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE STM SITES.
STM is committed to helping users of the STM Sites understand the information
STM collects, how it uses that information, the choices users have about the
way their information is used, and the precautions STM takes to protect information
only, and covers information collected on or through the STM Sites. When using
Information We Collect.STM collects personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit in various contexts including,
but not limited to: (1) the registration or account creation process for the
STM Sites; (2) the registration process for sweepstakes, contests, and other
online promotions offered on the STM Sites; (3) your participation in online
research surveys offered on the STM Sites; (4) the process to report a problem
with STM Sites and resolving customer service activities (including via email
and chat), and (5) in connection with content submissions, voting and polling
activities. Such personally identifiable information may include, without limitation,
name, e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number.
When you visit the STM Sites, our servers automatically collect information that
describes how you use the STM Sites (which pages you visit and how long you stay,
plus the anonymous information automatically sent to us by your web browser,
such as browser type, data that identifies the page you visited prior to and
after your visit to an STM Site, and your IP address). We also may determine
what technology is available through your browser so we can serve you the most
appropriate version of a page.
We collect information on the STM Sites through a variety of technical methods,
including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are pieces of information that a Web
site sends to your computer while you are viewing the Web site. Web beacons are
small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of the STM Sites.
Cookies, web beacons and other technical methods may involve the transmission
of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to
collect information on our behalf. Cookies (including beacons), by themselves,
do not provide STM with personally identifiable information unless you choose
to voluntarily provide this information to us by, for example, registering on
an STM Site. However, once you choose to furnish us with personally identifiable
information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
may use the information collected through these technical methods for many purposes,
including delivering content, tracking and enhancing our guests' experience on
the STM Sites. Many advertisements that appear on the STM
Sites are managed and placed on the STM Sites by third parties. These companies
are called "network advertisers." Network advertisers who place advertisements
information about your visits to the STM Sites in order to provide advertisements
about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like to obtain more
information about the practices of some of these network advertisers and to make
choices about their use of your information, please click on this link http://www.networkadvertising.org.
If you click on an advertisement on one of the STM Sites and link to a third
information collected on that third party's web site and you must read the privacy
policy posted on that site to see how your personally identifiable information
will be handled.
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer or network when you’re on
the Internet. It’s usually associated with the place you enter the Internet,
like your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or your school. When you visit pages
on an STM Site, our servers log your IP address. We collect IP addresses for
a variety of internal purposes, such as system administration and to keep track
of the number of visits to different pages on the STM Sites.
you may disclose publicly in user forums (such as chat rooms or discussion boards).
When you voluntarily post information on message boards or in chat areas, that
information can be collected and used by other people to send unsolicited messages
(or “spam”) and marketing materials. STM assumes no responsibility for any action
or policies of any third parties who collect information that users disclose
on discussion boards or in other public areas of the STM Sites.
How We Use the Personally Identifiable Information We Collect.
We use the personal information you give us about yourself to deliver information
or content you request, to contact you about our programs, products, features,
or services, or for other purposes explained at the time we collect the information.
Personally identifiable information is used by STM to, among other things: (1)
verify access rights to premium content or other access-restricted services,
including for purpose of supporting digital rights management software; (2) improve
our services by providing personalized content, language and location customization,
and/or personalized help and instructions; (3) provide information concerning
compatibility and interoperability to you; (4) ask you to participate in surveys
about products, services, news and events; (5) provide you with news, newsletters,
updates, targeted advertising, promotions, sweepstakes and special offers; (6)
better understand how the STM Sites are used, including web traffic patterns
and what types of content are most popular with users; and (7) in connection
with content submissions, community postings (e.g., chat and bulletin boards),
and voting and polling activities. STM does not sell, rent, lease or license
your personally identifiable information to third parties for their commercial
STM may disclose personally identifiable information to third party agents and
affiliates we engage to provide services for STM. Examples include fulfilling
orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mail, analyzing data,
providing marketing assistance and providing customer service. Such entities
and individuals are required to protect your personally identifiable information
information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing
STM may disclose your personally identifiable information to any successor or
to any person or entity that acquires ownership or control of an STM Site, whether
as part of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or substantially all of a web
site's assets and/or services or otherwise. You hereby consent to the disclosure
to, and use by, any such successor or subsequent owner or operator, and your
continued use of the STM Sites signifies your agreement to be bound by such successor's
any successor or subsequent owner or operator.
We may share your personally identifiable information with companies that offer
products and/or services under the “Starz” brand name. STM may also share your
information with companies that offer products and/or services that are co-branded
using STM brand names. These companies are called “co-branding participants.”
STM may also disclose personally identifiable information to third parties in
the following instances: 1) we have been given your consent to disclose; 2) we
have previously informed you of the disclosure, including by means of our Privacy
Policy; 3) we are required by law or court order to disclose, or we believe in
good faith that the law requires it; 4) disclosure is necessary to identify,
contact, or bring legal action against, someone who may cause or be causing harm
to, or interference with, our rights or property, other STM Site users, or anyone
else; or 5) to respond to an inquiry, request or complaint that you have made.
We may also use IP addresses in cooperation with Internet service providers to
identify users if we deem it necessary to comply with laws, to enforce compliance
Sites, our sites, customers, or others.
How We Use the Non-Personally Identifiable Information We Collect.
We currently contract with online partners to help manage and optimize our
Internet business and communications. We use the services of a marketing company
to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use
the STM Sites. To do this, we use web beacons and cookies provided by our marketing
experience when visiting the STM Sites and using the STM Sites; (2) improve the
design and content of the STM Sites and/or the Content; (3) analyze STM Site
usage; (4) understand traffic patterns on the STM Sites and to authorize access
to certain premium or trial content and product features and (5) track your usage
of the STM Sites and/or the Content and to track your interactions with the STM
Sites through third-party services. The type of information we collect includes
pages visited, content reviewed, usage levels for content, traffic patterns and
other similar usage information. By supplementing our records, this information
helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which
of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers
like to see. Although our marketing company logs the information coming from
our STM Sites on our behalf, we control how that data may and may not be used.
STM reserves the right to disclose or otherwise utilize this non-personally identifiable
information in aggregate form, for any purpose, in its sole judgment.
Finally, you may request that your information be changed, corrected or deleted
from our databases by writing STM at: Starz Media, LLC, Customer Relations, 2950
Hollywood Way, 3rd Floor Burbank, California 91505. Please Note: even if you
opt out of receiving commercial communications from STM, we reserve the right
to send transactional or relationship communications to you (e.g., if we need
to contact you regarding your account status, technical support, product information,
changes to the subscriber agreement, and any other matter that might affect our
service to you and/or our records on you and/or any products you purchased from
for Individuals Under the Age of 13.
STM does not knowingly collect or use any
personally identifiable information submitted to the STM Sites from individuals
under the age of 13, except in order to respond on a one-time basis to a specific
request for information. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that
your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her personally identifiable
information without your permission or consent, upon notice from you, STM will
make reasonable efforts to remove the information. You may request that your
child’s information be deleted from our databases by writing STM at: Starz Media,
LLC Customer Relations, 2950 Hollywood Way, 3rd Floor Burbank, California 91505,
and be sure to include in your message the same User Name and/or e-mail address
and password that your child submitted.
Links to Other Sites.
STM may from time to time offer links to other sites from sites
within the STM domain. Other sites may also reference, advertise, or link to
our sites. We do not endorse or sponsor other web sites, are not responsible
for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. STM expressly disclaims
any and all statements or assertions made on such web sites, and deny all liability
associated with your use of, and the content on, such other sites. You may arrive
at one of these sites through clicking on a banner advertisement, as part of
a co-branding arrangement, or simply by selecting a link on an STM Site. These
sites might issue their own cookies or collect data or personally identifiable
Use caution when visiting an external site. You use of such sites may be subject
to the terms of service and privacy policies posted on such sites. We recommend
STM Security Policy.
STM is aware of your privacy concerns and strives to collect
only as much data as is required to make your Internet and/or product use experience
as efficient and satisfying as possible, in the most unobtrusive manner as possible.
We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that whatever information you provide
will be maintained in a secure environment. Unfortunately, no data transmission
over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we
strive to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee
the security of any information you transmit to us or from our products or services,
and you provide such information at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission,
we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Consent to Processing in the United States.
By providing any personally identifiable information
to STM, all users, including, without limitation, users in the member states
of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to this Privacy
Policy and to the collection and processing of such information in the United
States of America.
Notification of Changes.
STM reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify,
discontinue, enhance, add or remove any portion of the STM Sites, or any provision
of the Site Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes to the Site
Agreement will be effective when posted. Without obligation to do so, STM may
also notify you of such changes through messaging on the STM Sites. You nevertheless
agree to periodically review the copies of the Site Agreement posted on the STM
Sites so that you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the STM Sites
in any way after any changes to the Site Agreement or the STM Sites are made
or posted will be considered acceptance of those changes and will constitute
your agreement to be bound thereby.
Your California Privacy Rights.
California residents are entitled once a year to request
and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of personal
information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately
prior calendar year (e.g. requests made in 2008 will receive information about
2007 sharing activities). To make such a disclosure request, please send an e-mail
to privacy@ Starzmedia.com, or write us at Starz Media, LLC, Customer Relations,
2950 Hollywood Way, 3rd Floor, Burbank, California 91505. Please note that we
are only required to respond to one request per user each year, and we are not
required to respond to requests made by means other than through as set forth
herein. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the "Shine the Light" disclosure
requirements and only the required information will be included in our response.