Updated: 23 April 2019
Personal Information We Collect
In this section, we explain what personal information we collect about you and how we collect it.
Information You Provide
You can use most of our Services without actively submitting any information about yourself, but you may choose to provide us with personal information through the Services. In particular:
- If you choose to register an account with us, we will collect your name and email address
- If you choose to purchase a product, we will collect payment information
- If you choose to receive text or WhatsApp messages from us, we will collect your mobile phone number
- If you choose to participate in any contests, promotions, or market research surveys we sponsor, we will collect information such as your postal address, phone number, or information about your interests
- If you choose to post content or communicate with us or with others on a public platform or through user support, we will collect the information you provide in those postings
Automatically Collected Information
When you access our Services online, for example by visiting our websites or using our mobile apps, we automatically collect information about your use of the Services, such as the time of your visit and the pages or content you viewed. We also receive and collect technical information about your device and software, including the type of device, operating system and version, mobile network information, IP address (a unique number used to identify a device on the internet), mobile device advertising identifier (a resettable identifier that is assigned to your mobile device by your operating system provider, such as Apple or Google) or other device identifier, the page you visited before visiting our website, and crash data.
Information from Third Parties
We may offer you the ability to log into the Services with your credentials from another site or service, such as Facebook or Google. If you chose to login or register in this manner, the third-party service will provide us with access to information about you, such as your name, basic profile information, and friends list, in accordance with your privacy settings on that service.
The Services may give you the option to share with others on social media platforms, such as Facebook or Twitter. When you share in this manner, the privacy practices of the social media platform control who has access to your information and how it is treated by the social media platform. Please consult the privacy policies of any social media platform to which you share information in this manner to learn about the social media platform’s data practices.
Please note that information that cannot be linked back to you (such as aggregated data) is not considered personal information under this Policy.
Use of Information
We use the personal information for the following purposes:
- Manage your account
- Enable you to participate in public platforms or other interactive features of the Services
- Fulfill orders you have placed
- Respond to customer service requests
- Send promotional messages and newsletters you request
- Target advertisements to you both on and off of our Services
- Analyze traffic and user activities on our Services, identifying popular areas or features, and optimizing and personalizing the Services
- Provide, maintain, and improve our Services, as well as to develop new content and features
- Protect the rights and property of VidCon International LLC and others, including to detect, investigate, and prevent fraud and other illegal activities and to enforce our agreements
We store the personal information we collect for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. For example, if you register for an account with us, we will generally maintain your account information as long as needed to service your account. We may also retain personal information as required by law.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We will not disclose your personal information to any unrelated third parties unless we have your consent to do so, with the exceptions we mention here:
- With service providers who provide services to us under a contract and are required to keep the personal information confidential
- If reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, or compulsory process (for example, to respond to a subpoena)
- If we conclude your actions violate our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property or safety of VidCon International LLC or others
- In connection with a merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business, provided that the receiving party agrees to protect personal information in accordance with the commitments of this policy and applicable law
- With companies within the Viacom corporate family
We and our service providers transfer your personal information to, or store or access it in, other countries where the laws may not provide levels of protection for your personal information equivalent the protection provided by the laws of Australia.
We may use third parties to perform functions in connection with our Services and our website such as administration services, technical services relating to the maintenance, servicing and upgrading of the products, software or services provided or used by VidCon International LLC, hosting services, data migration services, and analytical services. We may share personal information that these third parties need to perform their functions and in accordance with our agreements with them.
Some of the third party service providers we use may be located overseas, or may disclose your personal information to third parties in foreign countries in the course of performing their functions in connection with our Services. By providing your personal information to us, you consent to this disclosure.
Legal Basis for Processing
We will only collect, store, or otherwise process your personal information in the following situations:
- When we have your consent to do so. For example, if you opt in to receive promotional emails. You can withdraw your consent at any time as described below or directly through the Services.
- We need to use your personal information to perform our responsibilities under our contract with you (e.g., providing the products or services you have requested).
- We have a legitimate interest in processing your personal information. For example, we may process your personal information to communicate with you about our Services; and to provide, secure, and improve our Services.
- We are required by law to process the information.
Your Rights and Choices
You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you and to ask us to correct, erase, or, in some situations, transfer it to another provider. You may also have the right to withdraw your consent to processing, object to, or request that we limit or restrict certain processing of your personal information as described below.
Access and Deletion Requests
You can also update, correct, or delete information we have about you or close your account by Contacting Us at DataPrivacyRights@viacom.com with the subject line “Privacy Rights”. When necessary to identify you, we will request that you give proof of your identity or require more information from you that is necessary to handle your request.
Emails, Text Messages, and WhatsApp Messages
You can opt out of receiving promotional emails, text messages, or WhatsApp messages by following the instructions in those messages. If you opt out of receiving promotional emails from us, we may still send you non-promotional emails.
Mobile push notifications
When you consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.
Cookies and similar technologies
Questions or complaints
VidCon International LLC
Data Protection Officer
New York, NY 10036