Date of Last Revision: May 24, 2018

This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") explains how Motion Picture F/X Company collects, uses and discloses information from and about you when you use Motion Picture F/X Company Site.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy and, if the changes are significant, we will provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you:

The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, postal address, phone number, fax number, credit card information and other information you choose to provide.

Information We Collect Automatically When You Use Our Site

When you access or use our Site, we automatically collect information about your use of the Site, including:

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use various technologies to collect information, including cookies, web beacons and similar technologies. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve our Site and your experience, see which areas and features of our Site are popular and count visits. We use cookies to keep you logged in to the Site, to count the number of unique computers using the Site and to record your user preferences. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Site or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon.

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Site. For example, if you create or log into your account through a social media site, we will have access to certain information from that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media site. We may receive updated information about you, such as an updated billing address, from the financial institution issuing your credit card in connection with our billing for the Services.

Use of Information

We may use information we collect to provide and improve our Site, to deliver the products you order, to facilitate contests, and to communicate with you. We also use the information we collect to understand how users interact with our site and to improve your experience.

Sharing of Information

We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

We may also share aggregated or anonymized information that does not directly identify you.

Social Sharing Features and Third-Party Integrations

Our Site may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools which let you share actions you take on our Site with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.

Security

Motion Picture F/X Company takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Data Retention

We store the information we collect about you for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

Your Choices

Account Information

You may update, correct or delete information about you at any time by logging into your online account. You may delete your account or terminate your subscription pursuant to Motion Picture F/X Company’s Terms of Use, but note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

Privacy and Profile Information

In the "Edit Profile" section of your User Menu, you can add, edit, or remove various pieces of profile information,

Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Site.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from Motion Picture F/X Company by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing us at Info@motionpicturefx.com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

Email Notifications

Visit your Motion Picture F/X Company Account Settings area to edit your email notification settings.

Your California Privacy Rights

California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at info@motionpicturefx.com.

Residents of the European Economic Area

If you are a resident of the EEA, you have certain rights and protections under the law regarding the processing of your personal information.

Legal Basis for Processing

If you are a resident of the EEA, when we process your personal data we will only do so in the following situations:

Data Subject Requests

If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, erased, or transferred. You may also have the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, you can log into your account and use the settings and features explained above or you may contact us as indicated below.

Questions or Complaints

If you are a resident of the EEA and have a concern about our processing of personal information that we are not able to resolve, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data privacy authority where you reside. For contact details of your local Data Protection Authority, please see: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.

Contact Us

We welcome your feedback. If you have any comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy or would like to contact us for any reason, you may reach us via email at info@motionpicturefx.com. Attention: Mike Sparks, 2920 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505, USA.

Motion Picture F/X Company Policy on Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small strings of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device via standard browser techniques that uniquely identifies your browser or device. We may use technologies like cookies, pixels and local storage to deliver, secure, and understand products and services.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies and other technologies allow a site or service to know if your computer or device has visited it before. These technologies can then be used to deliver products and services, help us understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally enable and improve your experience in using those services.

How long will cookies stay on my device?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

First and third party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Motion Picture F/X Company, third-party cookies are cookies that another party accesses or places on your device through our Service. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Motion Picture F/X Company, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet. These companies’ use of cookies and similar technologies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the Motion Picture F/X Company Privacy Policy.

Why does Motion Picture F/X Company use cookies and similar technologies?

We use cookies, pixels, local storage, and similar technologies to show you relevant content, improve your experience, and help protect Motion Picture F/X Company and our users. We may use these technologies to deliver the site, provide you with a site that is easy to use, enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas, and storing information so that Motion Picture F/X Company can respond faster. We may use these technologies to collect information about how you use the Site, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get error messages from certain pages. We may use these technologies to allow us to remember choices you make (such as your user name, the currency you wish to view purchases in or content you have provided access credentials to) and tailor the Site to provide enhanced features and content for you. This information may be shared with organizations outside Motion Picture F/X Company, such as advertisers and/or advertising networks to deliver the advertising, and to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. We may use these technologies to understand, improve, and research products and services.

The cookies we use generally fall into one of the following categories.

  • Category of Cookies
  • Why we use these cookies
  • Technical/Required
  • These cookies are essential for our site to function properly. Like the other cookies we use, technical cookies may be either first-party cookies or third-party cookies.
  • Preferences
  • We use these cookies to remember your settings and preferences.
  • For example, we may use these cookies to remember your language preferences.
  • Performance
  • We use these cookies to collect information about how you interact with our site and to help us improve it.
  • For example, we may use these cookies to determine if you have interacted with a certain page.
  • Analytics
  • We use these cookies to help us understand and improve our services.
  • For example, we can use these cookies to learn more about which products are the most popular with our users and where we may need to make improvements.
  • Advertising
  • We and our advertising partners use these cookies to deliver advertisements, to make them more relevant and meaningful to visitors to our website, and to track the efficiency of our advertising campaigns.

How to control cookies or other collection mechanisms

Follow the instructions provided by your browser or mobile device (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" facility) to modify your cookie settings. Please be advised that if you set your browser to disable cookies or other technologies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our Site and other parts of our Site will not work properly. In addition, you have other choices with respect to how cookies are used: