TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Types Of Information That Company May Collect; How We May Collect It
- Information You Provide Us
- Information From Other Sources
- Send To A Friend
- Web Beacons
- How We Use The Information We Collect
- When We Disclose Information We Collect
- With Whom We May Share Information
- Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf
- When You Agree to Receive Offers From Third Parties
- Sweepstakes, Contest, Promotions & Giveaways
- Business Transfers
- Legal Protection and Law Enforcement
- User Forums
- Correcting/Updating Personal Information; Cancelling Subscriptions
- Registering and Obtaining Tickets
- Third Party Content and Links To Other Web Sites
- International Users
- Children’s Privacy
- California Privacy Rights
Types Of Information That Company May Collect; How We May Collect It
Information You Provide Us
We may ask you to provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information, which is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, cellular telephone number and physical address, as well as any billing information that you may provide to us in connection with any orders or purchases made through the Web Site, such as a credit card number, credit card expiration date, and billing address; and (2) demographic information, such as gender, age, marital status, zip code, information regarding your education or number of children, or similar information. We may collect this information at various places and forms on the Web Site, including registration forms for tickets, newsletters and other communications (e.g., whether by e-mail, mobile device, etc.); when you communicate or otherwise interact with us, when you request show tickets; when you submit information to us (whether or not the information is intended to be posted on the Web Site); when you enter or participate in contests or sweepstakes, giveaways, surveys or voting; or when you purchase a product or service through the Web Site. You may also be asked to choose a user name and password in order to identify yourself during future visits to the Web Site. Do not use your real name or the name of any other actual person as your user name. Providing us with information about yourself is your choice, and you can always choose not to provide certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of the Web Site’s features.
Information from Other Sources
Please note that we may not respond to questions or information submitted to the Web Site via “Ask Wendy,” “Ticket Request,” “Comments,” or other similar mechanisms, or through third party web sites, such as “Facebook” or “Twitter.” However, we may contact you regarding your submission or to be a guest on The Wendy Williams Show or www.wendyshow.com. Questions or other information submitted to the Web Site via “Ask Wendy,” “Ticket Request,” “Comments,” or other similar mechanisms, or through third party web sites, such as “Facebook” or “Twitter,” may be used for broadcast in/on The Wendy Williams Show or on www.wendyshow.com and other web sites used to promote the show and site worldwide in perpetuity without further notice to you or your consent. Pictures submitted by you on “Ticket Request” may be used internally by Company in connection with “The Wendy Williams Show,” stored, discarded, or destroyed by Company, in Company’s sole discretion, and Company will have no obligation to return such submissions to you.
Send To A Friend
If you send a friend a communication from the Web Site, the information you provide (names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, etc.) is used on a one-time basis to facilitate the communication and is not used for any other marketing purpose, unless we obtain additional consent.
The Web Site and any communications sent by the Web Site may contain electronic files or images (generally, single-pixel “.gif” or images) called “web beacons” that allow the Web Site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies. These web beacons allow Company and third parties to monitor and collect certain information about the viewer of the web page, web-based document, e-mail message, or other communication, such as the type of browser requesting the web beacon, the device identifier of the device that the web beacon is sent to and the time the web beacon was viewed.
How We Use The Information We Collect
We may use all of the information that we collect to:
- Send you newsletters and/or other communications for which you have registered;
- Provide special offers or promotional materials to you on behalf of us or third parties;
- Contact you with regard to a giveaway, sweepstakes, contest or promotion in which you have participated and to track your entries in such giveaways, sweepstakes, contests or promotions;
- Authorize a purchase or complete a transaction that you have requested, or otherwise confirm or fulfill an order you have made (i.e., to deliver the products or other services that you ordered, and, if necessary, to invoice you);
- Monitor or improve the quality, design, functionality of the Web Site;
- Administer the Web Site’s systems and for other internal business purposes;
- Customize the advertising and content you see and to otherwise personalize your experience on the Web Site;
- Evaluate you for a possible invitation to be a guest on The Wendy Williams Show or www.wendyshow.com;
- Generate topics for The Wendy Williams Show or www.wendyshow.com; and
- For other purposes disclosed when you provide your information.
- monitor metrics such as unique users (actually, unique web browsers), visits and page views;
- monitor traffic and conversion patterns through our various product and service offerings on the Web Site (for example, web beacons may be integrated into a merchandise product page as well as the subsequent shopping cart, transaction and verification pages);
- monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; and
- determine whether or not messages were opened, links were clicked or notifications/offers were acted upon.
When We Disclose The Information We Collect
With Whom We May Share Information
Third parties providing services on our behalf
We employ third parties to perform functions on our behalf; examples include hosting or operating the Web Site, sending e-mail and/or other communications, providing wireless services, removing repetitive information from customer lists, data analysis, marketing assistance, and customer service. These third parties may have access to information collected by Company, including without limitation your personal information, for the purpose of performing such functions on the Web Site’s behalf.
When You Agree To Receive Offers From Third Parties
Sweepstakes, Contests, Promotions and Giveaways
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, promotions, and other giveaways through the Web Site that may require registration. If you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest , promotion or other giveaways, we may disclose your personal information to third parties in connection with the administration of such promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law, such as on a winners list. Also, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the promotion.
Our Newsletters are periodically sent to users who have previously registered to receive such material. The information obtained during registration (e.g. email address) is securely stored to achieve a more tailored relationship with Company. At any time, user can “unsubscribe” to this service.
Company shares the information collected through the Web Site with and among its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates. Company may sell any of it assets, including the Web Site, or consummate other transactions in which your personal information is one of the key business assets for the transaction. In such a case, we may transfer your personal information as one of the business assets we transfer. Hence, Company reserves the right to disclose and transfer user information, including personal information, in connection with a sale of a majority interest in the equity of Company, a corporate merger, consolidation, or restructuring of Company, the sale of all or substantially all of our assets, or other corporate change of Company.
Legal Protections and Law Enforcement
We may disclose information about our users, including your personal information, in the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or other valid law enforcement measures; to comply with a legal obligation; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing the Web Site and applicable laws; or to protect the legal rights, interests, or safety of the Web Site, our users or others. We may also use device identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
Correcting/Updating Personal Information; Cancelling Subscriptions
The Web Site may contain web pages through which you can correct or update some of the personal information you have provided to us through registration with the Web Site. With regard to subscriptions, you also may cancel (or modify, if applicable) your subscriptions by following the instructions provided to you in applicable communications regarding such subscriptions.
Registering and Obtaining Tickets
BY REGISTERING AND OBTAINING TICKETS TO “THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW,” YOU CONSENT TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED BY MEANS OF VIDEO RECORDING AND YOU GRANT THE PRODUCER OF THE FOOTAGE, ITS SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, CARRIER STATIONS, NETWORK STATION(S), SPONSOR(S) OF THE PROGRAM AND MARKETING AND ADVERTISING AGENTS (AS WELL AS THEIR AFFILIATED AND RELATED ENTITIES) THE RIGHT TO RECORD AND USE YOUR NAME, VOICE, AND LIKENESS WORLDWIDE IN PERPETUITY FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER. IN ADDITION YOU RELEASE THE ABOVE PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS OF DAMAGE TO YOUR PERSON OR PROPERTY WHILE AT OR AROUND THE PREMISES, AND YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS OF COMPANY, THE PRODUCER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEBMAR-MERCURY LLC AND LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
Company does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, please note that if an advertiser asks Company to show an advertisement to a certain audience (for example, women ages 18-34) or audience segment (for example, women ages 18-24 who have viewed certain channels of content) and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The advertiser may also use information regarding your use of the Web Site, such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.
Company uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure, warrant or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to Company and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, Company makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If Company learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. Company may post a notice on the Web Site if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at [email protected] .
The Web Site is a general audience web site. Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. We recognize the importance of safeguarding the privacy of children and encourage parents to check and monitor their children’s use of online activities regularly. The Web Site supports and complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and other laws. The Web Site is not aimed at nor intended for children under the age of 13 and we will delete any information later determined to be from a user younger than thirteen (13). If you are under the age of 13, please do not use the Web Site. Our Web Site does not accept registration from children under the age of 13. No personally identifiable information (as defined in the COPPA, 15 U.S.C. Section 6501) is purposefully or knowingly collected from children under the age of 13 by Company on the Web Site without parental consent. Every user hereby agrees that all information you provide, including but not limited to age, shall be truthful and correct. Company will not condition a child’s participation in an online activity on the child providing more personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary for participation in such activity.
California Privacy Rights
A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (“California customer”) is entitled to request information about whether the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. In general, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom personal information was disclosed in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed.
California customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by e-mailing [email protected] . Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this e-mail address.
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