Effective Date: July 29, 2015
We at the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (the “MPAA”) respect your concerns about privacy. This Online Privacy Notice, which applies to https://www.CARAFilmratings.com and www.filmratings.com (collectively, the “Sites”), describes the types of personal information we collect through the Sites, how we use the information, with whom we may share it and the choices available to users of the Sites regarding our use of the information. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the information and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.
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INFORMATION WE OBTAIN
INFORMATION WE OBTAIN BY AUTOMATED MEANS
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE OBTAIN
INFORMATION WE SHARE
HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES AND APPS
UPDATES TO OUR ONLINE PRIVACY NOTICE
HOW TO CONTACT US
We obtain the following types of personal information through the Sites:
If you provide us with information about other individuals, you represent that you have notified and obtained consent from the relevant individuals (i) to provide us with their information and (ii) for us to contact them by email or telephone. Please do not provide us with information about third parties unless you have notified them and obtained their consent as described above.
We may use third-party web analytics services on our Sites, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyze how visitors use the Sites. The information obtained for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. To learn about opting out of Google Analytics, please click here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Neither we nor any third parties on our Sites obtain personal information about our visitors’ online activities, over time and across third-party websites. Our Sites are not designed to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers.
The providers of third-party plug-ins and widgets on our Sites, such as embedded videos and social media sharing tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the Sites and your interactions with the plug-ins and widgets. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of the providers of the plug-ins and widgets.
We may use the information described above to:
In addition, we use information collected through cookies, web beacons, web server logs and other automated means for purposes such as (i) customizing our users’ visits to our Sites, (ii) delivering content tailored to our users’ interests and the manner in which our users browse our Sites, and (iii) managing our Sites and other aspects of our business.
We also may use the information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
We do not disclose personal information we obtain about you, except as described in this Online Privacy Notice. We also may share personal information with service providers who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. Examples of these service providers include entities that provide web hosting, analytics and email list management services.
Personal information about you included in a motion picture rating or related application may be viewed by other individuals mentioned in or related to the application.
We also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government entities, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).
Information collected through third-party plug-ins and widgets on the Sites (such as information relating to your use of a social media sharing tool) is collected directly by the providers of the plug-ins and widgets. This information is subject to the privacy policies of the providers of the plug-ins and widgets, and the MPAA is not responsible for those providers’ information practices.
We offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we collect from you. To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us as indicated in the “How To Contact Us” section of this Online Privacy Notice.
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect personal information against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on our Sites.
Our Sites may provide links to other websites and apps for your convenience and information. These websites and apps may operate independently from us. Linked sites and apps may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. To the extent any linked websites or apps are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for their content, any use of the websites or apps, or the privacy practices of the websites or apps.
This Online Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post the updated version on the Sites and indicate at the top of the Notice when it was most recently updated.
If you have any questions or comments about this Online Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You also may write to:
Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.
15301 Ventura Boulevard, Building E
Sherman Oaks, California 91403