1. Data Collection
Turner Entertainment Network Asia, Inc. ("Turner", "we" or "us") does not collect any personally identifiable information from its visitors without the person being aware that they are providing the information. Instead, personal information, such as names and e-mail addresses, is obtained only during the registration process and when Site users fill out contest entry forms, subscribe to newsletters, contact us via e-mail, participate in message boards, chat rooms, profile pages, social community environments or otherwise voluntarily provide this information to us.
We may use or disclose personal information if we reasonably believe that the use or disclosure is necessary to prevent improper conduct or a breach of law, or if its use or disclosure is required or authorised by law, or in response to a law enforcement agency's or other public agency's (including schools or children services) request or if we feel that such disclosure may prevent the instigation of a crime. Finally, we may disclose information to a prospective purchaser of our company (or its assets), to the extent permitted by law.
In all other circumstances, we will use personally identifiable information only for the purpose for which it is provided. Under no circumstances will we sell or otherwise disclose personal information to any third party. We may also ask for a parental email address for children under the age of 14 who register in order to try and provide notice to the parent or guardian that his or her child would like to participate in registration for certain features (such as newsletters). We make all reasonable efforts to give notice via e-mail to parents or guardians of children under the age of 14 when we collect information (e-mail addresses or any other information) from their child. For Site users over 14 years of age, we may collect information, with your permission, that will be used to improve your experience on the Site (e.g., online surveys). You may ask us at any time to let you know what personal information we have collected from you or your child (aged under 14 years). On your request, we will amend any such information we are holding that is incorrect or delete such information.
We also may collect some non-personally identifiable information such as the current Internet protocol address and the type of computer operating system they are using (e.g., Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux), the type of browser they are using (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer), the domain name of the Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink), their activities while visiting our Sites, their activities while playing games or utilizing services on our Sites (e.g., which of our Web pages you viewed or which games you played), and the advertisements they have been shown.
We have systems and procedures in place to safeguard, and help prevent unauthorised access to or use of, the information we collect online and to maintain data security.
2. Online Payment Terms
Visitors who order merchandise or other materials from the Sites or participate in certain interactive features may be required to provide their full name, billing and mailing addresses, e- mail address, telephone number and a credit card number. If an order is being shipped to a third party, we will also need the recipient.s name and mailing address. Before collecting information in connection with an e-commerce order, we will verify the validity of the purchaser.s credit card. On occasion, we might solicit additional voluntary information regarding shoppers. personal shopping preferences.
We use sophisticated encryption technology and secure servers to keep your personal information (including your name, email and mailing address, phone number, credit card information and purchase history) safe. All your ordering information is protected during transmission by using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which encrypts the information that you input so it can't be read in transit. In addition, the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access. We may contact you to verify the accuracy of the information supplied when opening your account.
These Sites store customer information (name, address, order information, etc.) on dedicated secure servers to protect against unauthorized access. We also encrypt all data during transmission to further safeguard your interests.
3. How We Use the Information
We strive to create imaginative online contests and promotions. We do this because, well, it's fun. By registering on the Site and establishing an account, you acknowledge that we will conduct these contests and promotions and, if applicable, your parent or guardian acknowledges that you will be entitled to participate in such contests or promotions. Once a contest winner has been selected, that person will be contacted via the winner's e-mail address given at the time of entry. If the e-mail address has changed or been deleted or is no longer operational, the entry will become void. We will not be held responsible for invalid e-mail addresses.
We do not continue to retain any personal information we obtain through a contest or sweepstakes unless we have successfully selected a winner(s), awarded the prize(s), and administered the contest or sweepstakes. We only use the e-mail addresses of subscribers to our Sites. e-mail newsletters to send them the requested newsletter(s). Each newsletter also includes instructions for subscription removal via return e-mail.
We will use reasonable efforts to contact parents or guardians via e-mail to notify when we have received personal information such as e-mail addresses from their children and to give parents the option of removing the child's e-mail address from the list of entries. We will not use a parent's or guardian.s e-mail address for any other purpose. We will remove a parent's or their child's details from our database within 72 hours of any request from that parent. Sometimes we may also require a Site user to provide us additional information that is not personally identifiable. For example, we might ask you to tell us your favourite character or answer a trivia question.
We never sell, rent, or otherwise share our visitors' personal information with third parties without appropriate consent, though we may use agents or contractors to provide services to our visitors, such as helping us conduct sweepstakes, sending prizes to winners, shipping customer orders made on the Sites or providing customer service related to activities on the Sites. In these cases, we require the agent or contractor to keep the information confidential and to use it only for the specific services they are performing. We may on occasion combine information we collect through our Sites with information that we collect from other sources. We sometimes use non- personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Sites, and to improve our visitors' experience on the Sites. We also may aggregate, use and share this information with third parties to analyze Site usage, as well as to offer products, programs, or services.
We will not use or transfer personally identifiable information in ways that are materially different from the ones described above without also providing appropriatel notification of such practices and obtaining consent for any materially different uses.
4. Voluntary Submissions Via E-mail
We enjoy interacting with our audience. Therefore, there will be opportunities for Site users to contact us online. In these areas, an e-mail address will be collected and, in some cases, you may receive a response.
In addition, sometimes you will have the choice to select the option to subscribe to a free online newsletter sent to the e-mail address you provide. The newsletter will have fun, informative updates about the Site. We will only provide our newsletter to a child under 14 years of age with consent from their parent or guardian. The parent/guardian can request at any time to delete their child's e-mail address from the newsletter subscription list. In addition, each time the newsletter is e-mailed, directions will clearly be stated how to remove oneself from the e-mail newsletter list.
Under no circumstances will your e-mail address be provided to any third parties.
5. Cookies: the Non-Edible Kind
Cookies are tiny pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer, such as what browser you're using or what operating system you use.
6. Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, Ad Servers and Sponsors
Our Sites contain links to other Web sites, including those of sponsors and advertisers, whose information practices may be different from ours. Sometimes these third party Web sites might conduct contests or sweepstakes that are promoted on our Sites. Visitors should consult those other third party Web sites' privacy notices, since those Web sites are not covered by our Privacy Statement and may follow different procedures.
Additionally, we and our advertisers may use third parties to serve or present the ads that appear on our site and to conduct research about the advertisements. These third parties may use their own cookies. We, our third party service providers and/or partners may also place cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies to help present advertisements on Sites, and to help measure and research the advertisements' effectiveness. The use of these technologies by these third parties is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by our Privacy Statement. For more information about third-party ad servers and your ability to opt-out of targeted advertising from such third party ad servers generally, please see http://www.networkadvertising.org.
7. International Transfer
8. Safeguards - Monitor Your Child's Internet Usage
As we have taken special precautions to aid in the safety of your child's World Wide Web experience, we ask parents to monitor closely the Internet activities of their children and become educated on the various Internet and software tools available so as to ensure that their child has a fun, safe and satisfying on-line experience. If you would like to access the personally identifiable information that we have collected online from your child, correct any factual errors in that information or request the deletion of this information, please contact us at the mailing address provided below. To protect your child.s privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access to any information that we have collected and maintained about your child.
9. Contact Us
please contact us at the following e-mail address, mailing address and telephone number:
Mailing Address: Turner Privacy Officer
Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Inc.
30/F Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King.s Road,
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Telephone: 3128 3333
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