Rovi Corporation and its subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related
entities (“We” or "Rovi") recognize the importance of
protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected online
about visitors to this web site (the “Site”). Please read the following
policy to understand how we will treat your personal information that is
submitted to or collected by this Site. This policy may change from time to time
so please check back periodically. Please note Rovi operates other web sites,
Protection of Children's Personal Information
Site does not publish content that is targeted to children. If you are under 13,
please do not submit any personally identifiable information to us.
personally identifiable information is collected from me?
collect personally identifiable information about you (such as your e-mail and
zip code). We also collect
information about the publication(s) you use as the source for your VCR Plus+
PlusCode numbers) when you submit such information as part of the registration
process. When you complete
voluntary surveys on this Site and at other times we will collect information
about your VCR Plus+ usage habits. When
you request products or services from us, we will collect your name and mailing
address. We may also collect
information about your visit to this Site (such as the identity of your Internet
browser, the type of operating system you use, the domain name of your Internet
service provider and similar non-identifiable information).
How is my information used and what are my options regarding such use?
identifiable information that visitors submit to the Site is used only for the
purpose for which it is submitted unless we disclose other uses in this Privacy
other uses may include sending you information or materials we think you will
find interesting, or sharing the information with Rovi's advertisers and
business partners, who use the information for marketing and promotional
purposes. However, you will have the option of instructing us not to send you
additional information or share your personal information with third parties for
such other uses by e-mailing us at email@example.com or following the instructions
to unsubscribe from such further e-mails as noted on such e-mails.
addition, we may contact you regarding events that may impact your use of the
VCR Plus+ system and the publication(s) you use as the source of PlusCode
numbers for easy recording. If you
do not want to receive such notification, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
may also use third parties to provide the services you have requested, or to
manage sweepstakes, contests or chats, and these parties may have access to
personally identifiable information submitted by you. We instruct these third
parties to use personally identifiable information only for the specific purpose
for which it is collected, and not to sell, market or transfer such information
to other entities.
Rovi may use personally identifiable information in aggregate form and other
non-identifiable usage data to make this Site better and more responsive to the
needs of our visitors, and for other business purposes. This statistical
compilation of non-identifiable information may also be used by Rovi or
provided to others for marketing, advertising, research or other business
Rovi may also use and disclose any information about you to law enforcement, other
government officials, or other third parties, as we in our sole discretion
believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud,
intellectual property infringement, or other activity that is illegal or may
expose us to legal liability. We
may also disclose such information to third parties as we believe necessary or
appropriate, in connection with any merger or consolidation with, or sale of
substantially all of our assets to, a third party, provided that such a third
information and that appropriate notices are provided to you.
security measures does Rovi use?
Rovi uses commercially reasonable efforts to maintain appropriate safeguards to
ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personally identifiable
information submitted to this Site. Rovi periodically reviews and updates its
security measures in light of current technologies.
What are cookies and web beacons, and how are they used by this Site?
are data that a web site transfers to an individual's hard-drive for
record-keeping purposes. Cookies, which are an industry standard used by most
web sites, including this Site, can facilitate a user's ongoing access to and
use of a site. They aid the function of this web site by matching users with
stored information in our database. But
users should note that Cookies may be necessary to provide the user with such
special features as customized content delivery.
beacons, also known as clear gif technology, may assist in delivering a cookie
or can be used to track the online movements of a visitor.
We currently do not use web beacons.
What do I need to know about linking to other sites?
Rovi has established relationships that allow visitors to the Site to link directly
to sites operated by third parties. Rovi is not responsible for the content
or practices of web sites operated by third parties that are linked to our site.
These links are meant for the user's convenience only. Links to third party
sites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or approval by Rov iof the
the third party site.
also provide links from this Site to some or our affiliate’s web sites.
We have no access to,
control over, or responsibility for, these cookies or web beacons.
I review and access my personally identifiable information?
If you would like to review or correct the
personally identifiable information submitted by you during the registration
process, please log in and click on MY PROFILE on the top menu bar.
You may update your password or ZIP/postal code.
placing prominent notice on this Site.
If you have any questions or comments, please contact us by e-mail