Effective Date: 1/1/2022
Thank you for visiting https://www.starz.com/takethelead/ a Starz Entertainment, LLC property (collectively, “Company”, “us”, “we”, or “our”). This Privacy Statement explains how we collect, use, store, share, and secure your information on this site (“Site”).
This Privacy Notice applies when:
- You access and use the Site.
- You communicate with us in any manner, including by e-mail, telephone, or in-person (“Communications”).
- When we interact with certain external third-parties, such as contractors, Internet service providers, advertisers, analytics providers, online and offline data providers, , and other related third-party service-providers (“Third-Parties”).
What Information Do We Collect About You?
Depending on how you interact with our Site, the nature of your Communications, and our interaction with Third-Parties, we may collect the following pieces of your information:
- Name and address.
- Date of birth.
- Contact information, such as e-mail address / physical address / telephone number.
- Registration information, including username, password, password reminder and other information relating your account.
- Registration information relating to any contests, features and other promotions offered as part of, or in relation to, the Site.
- Responses generated in connection with participation in online research.
- Reports of issues with the Site.
- Correspondence (including email and chat).
- Screen names.
- Submissions and voting and polling activities.
- Usage and activity information relating to the Site.
- Technical information gathered automatically when you use the Site, including:
- Device information.
- Browser information.
- Internet service provider or mobile carrier.
- Referring and exit pages.
- Date and time stamps.
- Clickstream data (including page clicks and scrolls).
- Location (for access and use verification).
- Bandwidth speed.
- IP address and device ID.
- Information from cookies and similar technologies (see below for more information).
How Do We Use Your Information?
Depending on how you interact with our Site, the nature of your Communications, and our interactions with certain Third-Parties, we may use your information to:
- Verify access to our Site.
- Improve the Site by providing personalized content, language, help and instructions.
- Customize our Site.
- Ask you to participate in surveys.
- Provide you with news, newsletters, updates, targeted advertising, promotions, sweepstakes and special offers.
- Better understand how you use our Sites (including checking traffic patterns and what types of content are most popular).
- Receive and respond to submissions or correspondence.
- Check email *opens*.
- Exercise and comply with legal rights.
Please note that we may also combine your information to help us tailor our communications to you and to develop rich online content and services across our Site.
How Do We Share Your Information
- With Your Consent. We may, from time to time, disclose or share your information with your consent. We may obtain your consent in writing, online through “click-through” or related agreements, when you accept terms of service on our Site, orally, in person, on the telephone, or by other means.
- With Third-Parties. We may share your information with certain Third-Parties, such as contractors, advertising networks, data analytics providers, online and offline data collectors, operating systems and platforms, social media networks, and service providers who provide us a service (e.g., customer service, marketing, debugging to identify and repair error and/or protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity).
- With Company Affiliates. We may share your information with Company affiliates to identify products and services that may be of interest to you, for research and analysis, and to assist in the improvement of our Site, or those of our affiliates and in connection with promotions by us.
- Business Transfers / Bankruptcy. We may transfer your information as part of a corporate business transaction, such as a merger or acquisition, joint venture, corporate reorganization, financing, or sale of company assets, or in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which to any successor or to any person or entity that acquires ownership or control of the Site. This may occur in the event of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or other sale of all or a portion of the Company’s assets. Other than to the extent ordered by a bankruptcy or other court proceeding, the use and disclosure of all transferred information will be subject to this Privacy Statement, unless provided otherwise.
- By Law Or To Protect Rights. We may share your information to satisfy any law, regulation, legal process, governmental request, or where we have a good belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to: (1) enforce or apply agreements; (2) protect our rights or interests, property or safety or that of others; (3) in connection with claims, disputes, or litigation (in court or elsewhere); or (4) protect users of our Site.
How Do We Store & Protect Your Information?
Although no system can guarantee the complete security of your information, we take all commercially reasonable steps, appropriate to the nature of information at issue, to ensure your information is subject to appropriate organizational, technical, and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access or disclosure, in alignment with all applicable laws and regulations.
How Long Do We Keep Your Information?
We keep your information for as long as necessary in accordance with the purposes for which it was collected, our business needs, and our legal and regulatory obligations. If we dispose of your information, we will do so in a way that is secure and appropriate to the nature of the information subject to disposal.
Links To Other Sites
Cookies, Advertising, & Tracking
- Cookies. Cookies are small information files that our Site may place on your computer or other device. Some cookies are temporary. Others are permanent. And there are different types of cookies that serve different purposes, such as functionality, marketing, and advertising. Below we outline the types of cookies our Site may use.
- Session Cookies. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your device when you close your browser or turn off your device. We use session cookies to allow our systems to uniquely identify you during a session or while you are logged into the Site. This allows us to process your online transactions and requests and verify your identity, after you have logged in, as you move through our Sites.
- Persistent Cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your device after you have closed your browser or turned off your device. We use persistent cookies to track aggregate and statistical information about user activity.
- Essential Cookies. Our Site won’t work properly without essential cookies. For example, we use essential cookies maintain the security of our Site.
- Performance Cookies. Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use our Site, for example, which pages users visit most often and error messages received by users from web pages. Performance cookies don’t collect information that identify a visitor and the information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymized.
- Advertising Cookies. Advertising cookies are used to deliver advertisements relevant to visitors based on the visitor’s interests and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. These cookies are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited the website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers.
- Embedded Scripts / Web Beacons. An embedded script is programming code used to collect information about how you interact with our Site. The embedded script is temporarily downloaded onto your device from our, or a Third-Party web server and is active only while you are connected to the Site. A web beacon is a small graphic image or programming code that may be included in our web pages and email messages.
- Third Party Ad Servers. Third party ad servers may present or serve advertisements, provide us with data collection, reporting, ad response measurement, and analytics, and assist with delivery of relevant marketing messages and advertisements. These third parties may view, edit, or set their own cookies. They may also collect information concerning your online activities over time and across different websites. The information they may collect includes the other sites you have visited or applications that you have downloaded to your mobile device, and other information about you or your device in order to help analyze and serve targeted advertising.
- Third Party Analytics. We may use third party analytics service providers to evaluate and provide us with information about the Sites. These vendors may have their own tracking technologies on your device and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you. This information may be stored and shared by these vendors to process your transactions and provide access to the Site. We may also use this information for internal review and analysis of the Site.
We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding your information. If you are a California resident, you may have additional rights. To learn more about those rights, please see California Residents section below.
- Correct Your Information. We will use reasonable efforts to allow you to update or correct the information we collect about you by sending an email to email@example.com. To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections to any of your information.
- Control Your Browsers. You may be able to disable and manage some cookies through your browser settings. If you use multiple browsers on the same device, you will need to manage your settings for each browser.
- Analytics Provider Opt-Outs. To disable analytics cookies you can use the browser controls discussed above or, for some of our providers (e.g. Google, Apple), you can use their individual opt-out mechanisms.
- Interest-Based Advertising. For more information or to opt out of receiving interest-based advertising from participating third-party advertisers please visit:
- Connected Devices. For connected devices, such as smart TVs or streaming devices, you should navigate to the device settings and select the option that allows you to disable automatic content recognition or ad tracking. These settings vary by device type.
- Cross-Device Tracking: To opt out of our browser-based cross-device tracking for advertising purposes you must opt-out separately on each device and each browser that you use. For more information about cross-device matching, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising.
- Email Opt Out. If at any time you wish to opt out or “unsubscribe” from receiving commercial emails related to our Site, you may: (a) use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each commercial email you receive. Please remember that: (1) even if you opt out of receiving commercial emails from us, we reserve the right to send transactional or relationship communications to you; and (2) certain information or services can only be provided to you if information is provided. If you elect not to provide such information or opt out of having your information shared, you may not be able to receive certain content or information.
Do Not Track
Our Site may, from time to time, collect information about your online activities, over time and across different sites and applications. When you use our Site, third parties may also collect information about your online activities, over time and across different websites, online or cloud computing services, online applications, or mobile applications.
Some browsers support a “Do Not Track” feature, which is intended to be a signal to websites that you do not wish to be tracked across different websites you visit. Our Site does not change the way they operate based upon a “Do Not Track” or similar signal. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in Your Choices section.
We do not knowingly collect or use any information from individuals under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her information without your permission or consent, you can ask us to remove your child’s information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon notice from you, we will make reasonable efforts to investigate and remove the information. Please include in your message the same user name and/or email address and password that your child submitted.
If you are a California resident, please see our California Privacy Notice below.
We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. Any and all changes will be reflected on this page, and where appropriate provided in person or by another electronic method. The effective and last updated date will be stated at the top of this Privacy Statement. You should regularly check this page for any changes to this Privacy Notice.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact us at email@example.com.
California Privacy Notice
Please read this California Privacy Notice carefully.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
All terms and phrases used under this section shall have the same meaning as set forth under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and its related regulations (“CCPA”).
CCPA – Notice of Collection
To learn more about the categories of personal information we collect from and about California residents, including the sources of collection and those categories we have collected in the last twelve months, please see What Information Do We Collect About You? in our Privacy Notice. To learn more about how we use and share this information, please see How Do We Use Your Information? and How Do We Share Your Information? in our Privacy Notice.
The CCPA broadly defines “sale” to include disclosing or making available your personal information to a third-party in exchange for money or other valuable consideration. While we do not disclose your personal information in exchange for money, the term “sold” may include scenarios such as when we may make certain categories of personal information available to third-parties in order to receive certain benefits and services in order to improve and measure our advertising campaigns and reach users with more relevant advertisements and content. To the extent the definition of “sale” includes such information, over the past 12 months we have “sold” your IP address, your interactivity with our Sites, and related technical information, to a variety of Third-Parties, including advertising networks, marketing partners, and analytics organizations. To learn more, please see How Do We Share Your Information? in our Privacy Notice. We have no actual knowledge that we sell the personal information of California residents who are under 16 years of age.
CCPA – Notice of Disclosure for a Business Purpose
To learn more about the categories of personal information we have disclosed for a business purpose in the last 12 months, and the categories of third-parties with whom we have shared the information, please see How Do We Share Your Information? in our Privacy Notice.
CCPA – Your Rights
Right to Know. You have a have a right to submit a verifiable request, up to two times a year, for the following information from us:
- The categories of personal information we have collected from or about you.
- The categories of sources from which we have collected that personal information, and the business or commercial purpose for the collection.
- The categories of third parties with whom we have shared your personal information or sold your information, and the business or commercial purpose for said sharing or selling.
- Specific pieces of your personal information, subject to appropriate exceptions.
Please note, your request may only go back 12 months from the date of your request.
Right to Delete. You have a right to request that we delete your personal information, subject to certain exceptions such as if the information is necessary to complete the transaction for which the information was collected, detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, identify and repair errors and for various other reasons available under California law.
Right to Opt-Out. You have a right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. To exercise this right, please visit Do Not Sell My Personal Information.
Exercising Your Rights. To submit a request to know, delete, or opt-out, you may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also designate an authorized agent to submit a request on your behalf.
Right of Non-Discrimination. We will not discriminate against you in any way if you choose to exercise your rights under this section.
Verification. In order to protect your personal information and prevent against fraud, we will verify your identity before responding to your requests to know or delete by matching the information provided in your request with the information we have on file about you, and depending on the sensitivity of information requested utilizing more stringent verification methods, including but not limited to requesting additional information from you and/or requiring you to sign a declaration under penalty of perjury. For any request to know or delete, you must provide your email address, zip code, and in certain cases a specific code provided to you when verifying your request.
California Direct Marketing (Shine The Light)
California Civil Code § 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your information by us to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Note that our response to these requests will be duplicative of and more limited than its response to Right to Know requests under the CCPA (described above). To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com with the subject line, “CALIFORNIA SHINE THE LIGHT REQUEST“.
If you are a California resident under the age of 18, California Business and Professions Code § 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted on any of our Site. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “CALIFORNIA MINOR CONTENT REMOVAL REQUEST.” Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.