Updated: September 22, 2014
Information Collected By BLF
BLF collects personally identifiable information that you voluntarily submit in various contexts including, but not limited to:
(1) e-mail questions about BLF or its films; (2) submit a resume for employment with BLF; (3) the process to report a problem with our Site and resolving customer service activities (including via email and chat), and (4) in connection with content submissions. Such personally identifiable information may include, without limitation, name, date of birth, e-mail address, mailing address, and mobile and / or home telephone number.
When you visit the Site, our servers automatically collect information that describes how you use the Site (which pages you visit and how long you stay, plus the anonymous information automatically sent to us by your web browser, such as browser type, data that identifies the page you visited prior to and after your visit to the Site, and your IP address). We also may determine what technology is available through your browser so we can serve you the most appropriate version of a page.
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer or network when you’re on the Internet. It’s usually associated with the place you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or your school. When you visit pages on our Site, our servers log your IP address. We collect IP addresses for a variety of internal purposes, such as system administration and to keep track of the number of visits to different pages on the Site.
How The Personally Identifiable Information BLF Collects Is Used.
BLF uses the personal information you give us about yourself to deliver information or content you request, to contact you about our programs, products, features, or services, or for other purposes explained at the time we collect the information. Personally identifiable information is used by BLF to, without limitation: (1) verify access rights to premium content or other access-restricted services, including for purpose of supporting digital rights management software; (2) improve BLF’s services by providing personalized content, language and location customization, and / or personalized help and instructions; (3) provide information concerning compatibility and interoperability to you; (4) provide you with news, newsletters, updates, targeted advertising, promotions, sweepstakes and special offers; (5) better understand how the Site is used, including web traffic patterns and what types of content are most popular with users; and (6) in connection with content submissions. BLF does not sell, rent, lease or license your personally identifiable information to third parties for their commercial purposes.
BLF may share your personally identifiable information with companies that offer products and / or services under the BLF brand name. BLF may also share your information with companies that offer products and / or services that are co-branded using BLF brand names (“co-branding participants”).
How The Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected Is Used.
Updating Users’ Personal Information.
Users may request that their information be changed, corrected or deleted from BLFs databases by writing BLF at: firstname.lastname@example.org Customer Relations, 20/F, 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Please be aware that even if a user opts out of receiving commercial communications from BLF, BLF reserves the right to send transactional or relationship communications to such user (for example, if BLF needs to contact a user regarding account status, technical support, product information, changes to the subscriber agreement, and any other matter that might affect BLF ‘s service to users and / or our records on users and / or any products purchased from BLF).
Policies Regarding Users under the Age of 13.
BLF does not knowingly collect or use any personally identifiable information submitted to the Site from users under the age of 13, except in order to respond on a one-time basis to a specific request for information. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her personally identifiable information without your permission or consent, upon notice from you, BLF will make commercially reasonable efforts to remove such information. You may request that your child’s or ward’s information be deleted from BLF’s databases by contacting BLF at: email@example.com Customer Relations, 20/F, 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, please include in your message the same e-mail address and password that your child or ward submitted.
Links to Outside Sites.
BLF may from time to time provide links to other websites (“outside sites”) from websites within the BLF domain including without limitation this Site. Outside sites may also reference, advertise, or link to BLF’s sites, including without limitation this Site. BLF does not endorse or sponsor outside sites, is not responsible for the privacy practices and / or the content of such outside sites. BLF expressly disclaims any and all statements or assertions made on such outside sites, and denies any and all liability associated with users’ use of, and the content on, such other outside sites. Users may arrive at an outside site through clicking on a banner advertisement, as part of a co-branding arrangement, or simply by selecting a link on a BLF web page. Such outside sites may issue their own cookies or collect data or personally identifiable information.
Users are advised to use caution when visiting an external or outside site. Users’ use of such sites may be subject to the terms of service and privacy policies posted on such sites. BLF recommends that users review such site’s terms of service and their privacy policies prior to using any such site.
BLF is aware of the privacy concerns of users and works to collect only as the minimum amount of data as is required to make users’ Internet and / or product use experience as efficient and gratifying as possible, in the most unobtrusive manner possible. BLF will make commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that information provided by users will be maintained in a secure environment. Please be advised that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure, and as such, while BLF strives to protect users’ personally identifiable information, BLF cannot guarantee the security of any information users transmit to BLF or from BLF’s products or services. Users provide such information at their own risk. When a transmission from a user is received, BLF makes commercially best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Consent to Processing in the United States.
Notification of Changes.
BLF reserves the rights, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, discontinue, enhance, add or remove any portion of the Site, or any provision of the Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time. All changes to the Agreement will be effective when posted. Without obligation to do so, BLF may also notify users of such changes through messaging on the Site. Users agree to periodically review the copies of this Agreement posted on the Site to assure that you are aware of any such changes. Users’ continued use of the Site in any manner after any changes to this Agreement or the Site are made or posted will be considered acceptance of any such changes and will constitute each such user’s agreement to be bound thereby.
California Privacy Rights.
California residents are entitled once a year to request and obtain certain information regarding BLF’s disclosure, if any, of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately prior calendar year. To make such a disclosure request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org ,or write us at email@example.com Customer Relations, 20/F, 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Please note that BLF is only required to respond to one request per user each year, and BLF is not required to respond to requests made by means other than through as set forth hereinabove. Not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” disclosure requirements and only the required information will be included in our response.