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Kassting, Inc. (“Kassting”, “we”, “us” or “our”), want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information from and about you. When you respond to our application forms to enable us to consider you for roles in our various projects, we collect certain information relating to you. The sections below describe what kind of information we collect and what we do with this information.
The Kassting Services are for a general audience and are not targeted to children.
2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Kassting and our service providers may collect the following information from and about you:
Registration Information is the information you submit to register for a Kassting Service, for example, to apply to take part in a television program, to register for a service, to create an account, post comments, receive a newsletter, or enter a contest or sweepstakes. Registration Information may include, for example, name, email address, gender, zip code and birthday (“Personal Information and Demographic Information”). Please be aware that we may retain any Personal Information and Demographic Information that you submit to us for as long as we wish, whether in connection with the program for which you are submitting an application form or in connection with other programs for which we believe you may be a good candidate to audition.
Public Information and Posts consist of comments, content or registration details that you post to the Kassting Services and the information about you that accompanies those posts, content or forms, which may include a name, email, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture.
Activity Information. When you access and interact with the Kassting Services, we may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the Kassting Services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Kassting Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device. At this time, we do not respond to browser "Do Not Track" signals, as we await the work of interested stakeholders and others to develop standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies) are comprised of small bits of data that often include a de-identified or anonymous unique identifier. Websites, apps and other services send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer so the website can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that service. These technologies may also be used to collect and store information about your usage of the Kassting Services, such as pages you have visited, content you have viewed, search queries you have run and advertisements you have seen.
Third parties that support the Kassting Services by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing you to share content or tracking aggregate Kassting Services usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information. Kassting does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, see http://www.aboutads.info/consumers, and to opt-out of such ad networks’ and services’ advertising practices, go to http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information. Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website,see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security/privacy_policy/faq.html. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through the Kassting Services.
Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services, commercially available sources and information from our Company Affiliates or business partners.
3. USE AND DISCLOSURE
We may use the information we collect from and about you for these additional purposes:
To allow service vendors and providers to assist us in providing and managing the Kassting Services. Kassting may make your Personal Information and Demographic Information available to production companies we work with as well as with television networks and related parties in connection with our consideration of your participation on the program. We also reserve the right to disclose and transfer all such information: (i) to similar persons (producers, etc.) associated with other programs for which we believe you may be a good candidate to audition: (ii) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the applicable third party vendor operating the applicable database containing your Personal Information and Demographic Information; or (iii) in connection with a merger, consolidation, restructuring or sale of substantially all of our interests and/or assets or other corporate change, including, during the course of any due diligence process. Under no circumstances will a fee or any other consideration be attached to the sharing of your Personal Information and/or Demographic Information with third parties.
We may provide these vendors and providers with access to your Personal Information and Demographic Information in order to carry out the services that they are performing for you or for us. Anything that you disclose in your application form responses will, naturally, be provided to third parties for the purposes set forth above. PLEASE NOTE: We are not responsible for third-party privacy policies or practices. Please contact the applicable third parties regarding their privacy and data security policies.
To contact you. Kassting may periodically send promotional materials or notifications related to the Kassting Services. If you want to stop receiving promotional materials, you can follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. There are certain service notification emails that you may not opt-out of, such as notifications of changes to the Kassting Services or policies. If you have installed a mobile app and you wish to stop receiving push notifications, you can change the settings either on your mobile device or through the app.
To share with business partners. Kassting may share your information with business partners to permit them to send you marketing communications consistent with your choices.
Rest assured, we do not sell your application form responses to third parties!
Kassting uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no one can and Kassting does not guarantee the complete safety of your information.
5. USER ACCESS AND CONTROL
If you would like to access, review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise limit our use of your personal information you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact us as outlined in Section 7. In your request, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and specify clearly what information you would like to access, change, update, or suppress. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
You may request that we not share your personal information on a going-forward basis with Company Affiliates or unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes by sending an email to email@example.com with “Kassting Disclosure Opt-out” in the subject line. Please include your full name, email address, and postal address in the body of the email. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.
6. WHAT ABOUT PRIVACY PROTECTIONS FOR CHILDREN?
We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive world. Our application forms are not designed or intended for use by children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. If you are a child under 13 years of age and you would like to complete an application form, you must ask your parent or legal guardian to register you and provide your Personal Information and/or Demographic Information.
We encourage parents and guardians to spend time with their children online and to be fully familiar with any online services used by their children. In the event that we become aware that we have directly collected any Personal Information and/or Demographic Information from any child, we will dispose of that information in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and other applicable laws and regulations. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe that your child under the age of 13 has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our files.
7. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or other services. Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancelation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies. It is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints, contractual, financial or legal requirements.
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of all Personal Information and/or Demographic Information that you submit to us. If you choose to correct or edit your Personal Information or Demographic Information, please contact us by e-mail: email@example.com.
Sensitive Information. We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (such as social security numbers, criminal background, etc.) on or through the Kassting Services or otherwise.
8. NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which our online service has disclosed certain personal information (as defined by California law) during the preceding year for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. In the body of your request, please provide enough information for us to determine if this applies to you. You need to attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. Please note that we will not accept requests via the telephone, email, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information.
9. CONTACT US