SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS
Information You Provide
In order to use the Site and the services offered on the Site, the users, agents or representatives acting on behalf of the SPE Business Partner ("User" or "you") must create an account with SPE ("SPE Account"). Creating the SPE Account requires the User to provide the name of the SPE representative who has recommended that the User apply for access ("SPE Referral"), as well as the following personal information associated with the User: First and last name; middle initial; business address, including street, street number, city, state/province (if applicable), postal code, country, and region; phone and fax number, e-mail address; job title; work area, preferred language; name of SPE Business Partner; customer type; reason for accessing the Site; and login name and password ("Personal Information").
Automatic Information Collection
We may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect information about how the Site is accessed and used (" Usage Information"). Usage Information may consist of the following data about your Site visit: Products reviewed, date and time of review, access type (cart or download), number of website hits, type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, as well as, for administrators of the Site only, the following: presentations, presentation titles, saved dates, cover template, language, availability, and private/shared designations. Usage Information is generally non-identifying, but if we associate it with other information so that you can be identified, we treat it as Personal Information.
We also may automatically collect your IP address or other unique identifier for the computer, mobile device, technology or other device (collectively, " Device") you use to access the Site. A unique identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your Device when you access a web site or its servers, and our computers identify your Device by this number ("Device Identifier"). Some mobile service providers may also provide us with the physical location of the Device used to access the Site.
Web beacons (also known as clear gifs) are used in combination with cookies to help website operators understand how you interact with their websites. A web beacon is typically a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a site or in an email. The use of a clear gif allows the Site to measure your actions in opening the page that contains the clear gif.
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2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
SPE may use the Personal Information collected for the following purposes: (1) process your registration; (2) enable you to visit the Site; (3) enable you to use and receive the services offered on the Site, including e-mail communication informing about the services and products provided by SPE through the Site; (4) contact you with regard to your SPE Account and in connection with any services or products purchased through the Site; (5) tailor content and offers to you according to your preferences relating to business interests; (6) improve and enhance the Site according to your preferences relating to business interests and relating to website usage; and (7) other purposes specifically disclosed to you prior to the collection of your Personal Information or otherwise with your consent. Subject to your consent, we may provide you with marketing materials about other services and products offered by SPE and may share your Personal Information with our affiliated Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. companies for marketing purposes.
We may share Personal Information with the following parties:
When You Agree To Have Your Personal Information Shared
Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf
We may from time to time employ third party service providers to perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting or operating our Site, hosting the Personal Information, executing interactive voice response programs, sending e-mail message communications, and providing data analysis services. For example, your Personal Information will be hosted by us or a service provider in the US. We may provide the Personal Information to such third party service provider in order for them to provide such services to SPE.
Affiliate Sharing and Business Transfers
We may share your Personal Information with other entities affiliated with us for internal reasons, primarily for business and operational purposes. Subject to your explicit consent to receiving marketing materials from SPE affiliated companies, we may share your e-mail address and information on your preferences and interests with such affiliated companies in order for them to provide you with certain marketing and promotional communication. SPE or any of its assets, including the Site, may be sold, or other transactions may occur in which your Personal Information is one of the business assets of the transaction. In such case, your Personal Information may be transferred.
Legal Protections and Other Disclosures
Such recipients as set forth above in the paragraphs of this Section 3 may be located in a country that does not provide the same level of data protection as the country where you reside.
4. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES, AND SPE CONTENT FOUND ON OTHER WEB SITES
The Site may contain links that will direct you to other websites or services that are operated and controlled by third parties, or you may find SPE content on such third party websites. We have no control over these third parties, and your use of their websites and features are subject to their privacy policies. SPE is not responsible for the privacy practices or business practices of any third party web site.
5. CONSENT TO TRANSFER
The Site is hosted and operated in the United States of America. Your Personal Information will therefore be transferred to and processed in the United States of America where the privacy laws may not provide an equivalent level of protection to those in your home country. By using the Site, and providing any Personal Information to the Site, all Users, including without limitation Users in the member states of the European Union, fully understand and unambiguously consent to, the transfer of your information to, and its processing in, the United States of America.
6. CONSENT TO E-MAIL NOTIFICATIONS.
You understand that part of the services offered via the Site is providing you with information about the content offered via the Site. By providing your email address in the registration process you consent to the receipt of such content information via email.
You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future by contacting us as indicated below.
You may opt out of receiving e-mail newsletters by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or following the opt-out instructions provided to you in the e-mail communication. Please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your SPE Account or use of the Site in order to perform the requested services for you. These transactional account messages will not be stopped even after you choose to opt-out from marketing communications. In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain Personal Information you have submitted through the Site. We are under no obligation to store such Personal Information indefinitely and hereby expressly disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Personal Information. In addition, you should be aware that it may not be possible to completely remove or delete all of your Personal Information from our databases in order to effectuate any opt-out preferences you have made and due to technical concerns with data backup and contingency support.
8. Contact Details
You may contact us with your questions or comments or if you want to object to the processing and use of your personal information for marketing or market research purposes at: Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., 10202 West Washington Blvd., Culver City, California 90232, USA; or email@example.com.