MovieTickets.com® Privacy Statement
Effective Date: 1/6/2014
MovieTickets.com, Inc. on behalf of its group companies in the UK and Ireland ("MovieTickets.com") is committed to your privacy. This Privacy Statement describes the types of information collected from and about visitors to the UK and Irish version of the Movietickets.com website (the "Site") and how MovieTickets.com and its group companies may use and share such information. By using the Site, you signify your consent to the MovieTickets.com Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement explains:
We encourage you to refer to this Privacy Statement periodically so that you understand our current privacy policies. If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, please contact our Customer Service department:
1. Information We Collect
We, or a third party service provider acting on our behalf ("Service Provider"), may collect personal information from you when you register with the Site; place an order on our Site; sign up for newsletters; participate in our offers and programs including sweepstakes, contests, and surveys; or otherwise contact us. This personal information may include your name, email address, postal code, gender, date of birth, race, income level, education level, parental status, marital status, primary language spoken in the home and, if you are making a purchase, financial account information (e.g., credit card, debit card or bank account information).
Cookies and similar technologies
We may also use third party advertisements placed by ad networks to support our Site and promotional messages. Some of these advertisers and ad networks may use your post code or geographic location and technology such as cookies or web beacons when they advertise on our Site or in email. These advertisers and ad networks may collect and use the information described above to provide you with relevant advertisements based on your online behavior, activities on our Site and other third party sites, interactions with our email, demographic information, or information relevant to your general location so that the advertising you see on our Site or in email more closely reflects your interests. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, please click here. If you would like to disable web beacons used in our email, you should turn off or block “images” and/or HTML display in your email client. Note, however, that our systems may not recognize some or all Do Not Track headers from browsers.
2. How We Use Your Information
We, or our Service Providers, may use the information that we collect from and about you to: (1) provide services, complete transactions, and communicate with Site visitors and customers; (2) develop new products or services and improve the user experience on the Site; (3) respond to your inquiries; (4) provide you with targeted offers and advertising on the Site; (5) contact you with information and promotional materials from our company and select business partners; (6) contact you when necessary; (7) review the usage and operations of our Site and services; (8) address problems with our Site, our business, or our products and services; and (9) protect the security or integrity of our Site and our business. We may also use your information as described to you at the point of collection, with your consent.
We may also use information from and about you to assemble a pool of individuals who may be invited to market research screenings of movies and/or surveys produced by MovieTickets.com clients, including movie studios and producers ("Researchers"). Such Researchers may request a certain demographic group to view a movie in a particular location, for research and/or test screening purposes, and MovieTickets.com will make invitations to individuals chosen at random from the MovieTickets.com customer pool who meet the demographic requirements of the Researcher for the movie in the desired location. No personally identifiable information (e.g. name, email, phone number, address) is provided to the Researchers if you are anonymously included in a requested demographic group.
You may unsubscribe from promotional materials we send to you by selecting the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the newsletter, email, or other promotional material.
How We Share Your Information
We do not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties except as described in this Privacy Statement. We may share the information we collect from and about you with respect to:
Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain links to third party websites. Movietickets.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
4. How We Protect Your Information
Safeguards We Have Taken
We have taken certain physical, administrative, and technical steps to safeguard the information we collect from and about our customers and Site visitors. While we make every effort to help ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee our security measures.
Secure Encryption & Identity Assurance Services Provided by DigiCert®
A Secure Site Seal from DigiCert® establishes your business as a legitimate, registered, and safe place to do business online. Our secure server SSL Site Seal allows customers to check a business’ identity, and confirm its integrity. DigiCert® provides security to MovieTickets.com, Inc. by enabling the encryption of data transmitted between MovieTickets.com, Inc. and your browser during an encrypted SSL/TLS session (look for the padlock).
|The BBBOnLine Reliability seal program is the Better Business Bureau's reliability assurance program for the World Wide Web, aimed at creating greater consumer trust and confidence on the Internet. The mission of the Reliability seal program is to help web users find reliable, trustworthy, businesses online, and to help reliable businesses identify themselves as such, via voluntary self-regulatory programs. The BBBOnLine Reliability Seal supports the growth and development of safe and secure e-commerce.|
Protect Your Username and Password
We recommend that you not share your Site username or password with anyone. MovieTickets.com will never ask you for your username or password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. Also, remember to sign out of your MovieTickets.com account and close your browser window when you have finished your session.
The Site and services are intended for general audiences and MovieTickets.com does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under age 13. If you are under age 18 you should use MovieTickets.com only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
This Site may contain message boards, user reviews, comment sections, and/or news groups available to its users. We request that you provide contact information, such as name, email, address, occupation, and interests as may be requested to be a registered bulletin board user. This information is optional and not necessary to post messages. This information may be used by the administrator to send the user email notices. However, users may opt-out of receiving future mailings. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and users should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information. If you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information in a public area of the Site, that information may be collected and used by a third party to send you unsolicited messages, advertisements or for other purposes. MovieTickets.com does not control the actions of users in public areas of the Site. If you disclose personally identifiable information in a public area, you do so at your own risk.
5. Opt-Out, Remove, or Update Your Information
You may opt-out of, or choose not to receive, marketing communications from us and our partners at the point where we request your information.
You may choose not to receive future communications and no longer receive our service as well as remove your information from our database using the following methods:
Note: It may take up to 10 business days to process your request.
Updating Your Information
You may update or correct the information you previously provided to us using the following methods:
6. International Customer Privacy
Safe Harbor Privacy Principles
Data collected from MovieTickets.com will be held by MovieTickets.com, Inc in the U.S. MovieTickets.com complies with the U.S. - E.U. Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries. We have certified to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the European Union and Switzerland that our processing of personal data is in compliance with these principles and we preform periodic self-assessments to verify ongoing compliance and our certification is available here.
Storage of Your Information
Information that you submit via the Site is sent to and stored on our secure servers located in the United States. This is necessary in order to process the information and deliver our services to you. Information submitted by you may also be transferred by us to our other offices and/or to the third parties mentioned in the circumstances described above, which may be situated in the United States and other locations outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and may be processed by staff operating in those locations. The countries concerned may not have similar data protection laws to the EEA. Where we transfer your information we will take all steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected and such transfers are made in accordance with applicable data protection law. By submitting information via the Site, you agree to this storing, processing and/or transfer.
Accessing, Correcting and Updating your Information
You have a legal right under the Data Protection Act 1998 to a copy of all the personal information about you held by us. On request, we will provide you with a copy of this information subject to a fee not exceeding £10.
Requesting a Copy of Your Information
You may request a copy of your personal information using the following contacts:
we may then ask you for further information in order to verify your identity before releasing a copy of your information to you.
You can update your personal information yourself at any time and as often as necessary, via our account management site which can be accessed at: http://www.movietickets.com/myaccount.asp. You can also request that the data be deleted (requests for deletion of certain information may require closing the account). Information about a customer may be withheld or exempted from deletion if this is required by law, is part of a fraud investigation or is required for accounting and audit purposes.
7. Additional Provisions
You also can engage with our content on or through third-party social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter or other third-party social media plug-ins and applications. When you engage with our content on or through third party social networking sites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information from your social media profile to deliver the content or as part of the operation of the application. We may also obtain non-personally identifiable information from your interaction with our content.
When you provide information from your social media account, it can help enable us to do things like (1) give you exclusive content, (2) personalise your online experience with us within and outside our applications or websites, and (3) contact you through the social networking sites or directly by sending you the latest news, special offerings, and rewards. By doing so, you consent to the use of this information in accordance with our Privacy Statement. When you provide personal information to us through an application, on our sites, or on social networking sites, it may be publicly viewed by other members of these sites and we cannot prevent further use of the information by third parties.
Movietickets.com is committed to resolving any customer concerns regarding their privacy. If you feel that your privacy may have been violated, we will do our best to resolve the complaint.
Revisions to this Privacy Statement
MovieTickets.com reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on the Site. If we change the Privacy Statement in a material way, we will provide appropriate online notice to you.