Vargo Media Productions (“VMI” or “we” or “us”), is responsible for the contents of this Website (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use).
Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It
We may collect information when you interact with the Website, for example when you subscribe to our mailing list, submit casting content or utilize our online or other applications.
Personal Information You Provide To Us
You may choose to provide personal information (such as your name, email address, date of birth, etc.) through the Website. If you choose not to provide us with your personal information, you may not be able to access some of the services offered on the Website (e.g. subscribe to mailing lists, participate in program casting, etc,).
Our goal is to collect and use only that information that we think is required for our legitimate business interests, in order to better understand your interests and to improve your experience of using this Website. In order to do so, we may collect and use your personal information in the following ways:
Newsletters and Other Communications
On the Website, you may sign up to receive newsletters and other communications about our programming, services, and promotions and/or those of third parties via our mailing list. To sign up, we may ask you for your contact details (such as your email address). This information is used by us to send you the communications you request. Details of how you can opt-out of receiving any communications from us are detailed herein.
By submitting Casting Content and/or any personal information on the Website, you hereby waive any and all privacy expectations with respect to use of the Casting Content. If you choose not to have your content, picture, or any other personal information about yourself viewable by a global audience, you should not submit such information.
Additional Information about You Received from an SNS or other Platform By playing any of VMI’s applications, on a Social Networking Site (“SNS”) or other platform, you allow VMI to access certain information from your profile for that applicable SNS or platform. The information you allow VMI to access varies and is affected by the privacy settings you and your friends establish at the applicable SNS or platform. You can control and find out more about these settings at the applicable SNS or platform where you play such application. For example, VMI may access and store some or all of the following information, as allowed by you, the applicable SNS or platform per your preferences: (i) your first and last name; (ii) your profile picture or its URL; (iii) your user ID number, which is linked to publicly available information such as name and profile photo; (iv) the user ID numbers and other public data for your friends; (v) the login e-mail you provided to that applicable SNS or platform when you registered; (vi) your physical location and that of your access devices; (vii) your gender; and (viii) your birthday.
Social Media Plug-ins
Social media plug-ins of social networks such as Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ (amongst others) are integrated on our Website. Where our sites contain a plug-in to a social network, these are clearly marked (e.g. with a Facebook button). If you chose to click on one of these buttons or links, your browser connects directly to the servers of the relevant social network. The social network directly transmits the content of the plugin to your browser. If you are registered on the relevant social network and logged into your respective account the social network receives the information that the web page was used by you. If you interact with a social network plug-in (e.g. you press the Facebook “Like” -feature, the Twitter “Tweet this” feature and Google plus “1+” button or equivalent)or drop a comment on the appropriate web page, the corresponding information is directly transmitted to the relevant social network from your browser. If you are not egistered with the social network or you are logged out before you visit our Website, there is the possibility that at least your IP address will be submitted to and stored by the social network. If you interact with us through a social media platform, plug-in etc. then you may be permitting us to have on-going access to some limited information from your social network profile (such as name, email address, photo, gender, location, the people/sites you follow etc.).
Protecting our Rights
We collect, store and use your information to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient and customized experience on the Website. We sometimes need to collect and use your personal information to enable us to: (i) provide technical support; (ii) cast our programming; and (iii) enforce our terms of service.
Information We Collect Automatically
When you visit this site, we automatically collect certain personal information, that we then aggregate so that it is not linked to a single, identifiable individual. This information provides us with statistics such as how many users visit the Website and which pages were accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor this site to our visitors. During some visits we may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, time spent on certain pages and page interaction information.
We may also use anonymous data in aggregate form for purposes of research or analysis. In order to better understand and serve our customers, we may conduct research based on customer demographics, interests and behaviors. Although this aggregated data may be based in part on personal information it does not identify any users personally. We may share this type of anonymous data with third parties, including our affiliates, agents, service providers and current and prospective business partners to administer the Website and for advertising, promotional and other business purposes.
A number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit websites anonymously. Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these tools exist.
Where Your Personal Information Will Be Used
This Website is operated from the United States. However, as a global company, VMI may from time to time transfer your personal information to other countries and make it accessible by any of our affiliate entities and third party service providers internationally. By using this Website and providing your personal information to us you understand and agree that your personal information may be sent to other countries.
How We Share Personal Information
We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event we sell or transfer all or a part of our business or assets. If you do not want your personal information to be processed following such a transfer, you should contact the subsequent owner of the business.
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How We Protect Personal Information
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards for this Website to help protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this Website. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the internet is 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. Therefore, any transmission of personal information to us is made at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us using the contact details below.
If you have previously provided personal information to this Website to subscribe to one or more email mailing list or are receiving emails or other communications from this Website and you do not want to receive such emails, please discontinue your subscriptions by selecting the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any message, or the other means provided to unsubscribe, or using the contact details below.
This Website is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States. Please note that we do not represent or warrant that this Website is appropriate for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access this Website do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations.
Updates to Our Privacy Notice
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