Sizzleisland: Privacy Policy

The Sizzleisland Company Limited owns and operates the Website, Sizzleisland.com, (referred interchangeably throughout this Privacy Policy web page, and Sizzleisland.com website (and other related material) as: “Sizzleisland”; “The Sizzleisland Company Limited” and/or “Sizzleisland.com”) in which artistic content (including, but not limited to feature length films, film trailers, documentaries, short films, animated feature length films, animated film shorts, spoken word videos, television productions and music videos), collectively referred to herein as “artistic content”, or “content”, is uploaded by artists, including, but not limited to, Filmmakers, Television Producers, Spoken Word Artists, Musicians, Singers and Songwriters (herein referred to as “Contributor(s)”), with the intent of being accessed, streamed or viewed by fans/donors/viewers/audiences (herein referred to as “Customer(s)”).  Contributors are eligible for receiving monthly (or quarterly) payments when they become monthly-paying members of Sizzleisland.com, and Customers donate to them.  Customers can also earn funding through Sizzleisland’s Crowdfunding feature.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform Sizzleisland’s visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information, should they decide to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information with regard to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect will be used for providing an efficient service to our users. Sizzleisland will not use nor share your personal information with anyone, except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience whilst using our service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email address.  Payment details, such as Credit Card information (the number, expiration date, card type and billing address of your credit card), will be required only from customers who wish to view full length productions.  In the creation of your Personal Account Profile, you may opt to upload a photograph of yourself.

In general however, the information that we collect will be used to identify, contact you and/or process your payments.

Sizzleisland uses your personal identifiable information to:

  • Administer your account.
  • Process your financial transactions.
  • Send you order / renewal confirmations.
  • Register your rights, if any, to technical support or other benefits that may be made available to registered users.
  • Respond to customer service requests, questions and concerns.
  • Send you requested product or service information.
  • Keep you informed about special offers and services of Sizzleisland and selected third parties.
  • Administer promotions and sweepstakes you enter and notify you of the results.
  • Investigate, prevent or take action against illegal activities and/or violations of our Terms of Service and/or our Legal Agreement: Contributors and Customers.
  • Meet our research and product/service development needs and to improve our Website and/or Mobile Application, services and offerings; and
  • Customise your experience, including targeting our services and offerings to you.

In certain situations, Sizzleisland may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Sizzleisland further reserves the right to disclose your Personal Information as required by law (e.g., to comply with a subpoena, warrant, court order, or legal process served on Sizzleisland) and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, avoid litigation, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, and/or respond to a government request.  Sizzleisland may also disclose information about you if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.

Protection of your Personal Information

The Personal Information that you provide in connection with the use of the Website and/or Mobile Application is protected in several ways.

  • Access by you to your account profile is available through a password and username selected by you. This password is encrypted. You should strive to use a strong, alpha-numeric password which you should not divulge to anyone.
  • Your Personal Information resides on a secure server that only selected Sizzleisland personnel and contractors have access to via password.
  • Your personal information is encrypted whenever it is transmitted to Sizzleisland.
  • When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

 

We strive to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, nor method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. While we use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

The processing of personal data on this Website and/or Mobile Application also works toward compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

Log Data

Sizzleisland wishes to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amounts of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our Website and/or Mobile Application use these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our Service
  • To provide the Service on our behalf
  • To provide Service-related assistance
  • To help us in analysing how our Service is used

We want to inform our Sizzleisland users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose nor use the information for any other purpose.

Links to Other Websites and/or Mobile Applications

Sizzleisland may contain links to other websites and/or mobile applications. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that website and/or mobile application. Note that these external websites and/or mobile applications are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites and/or mobile applications.  Sizzleisland has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, nor practices of any third-party websites and/or mobile applications, or services.

Children’s Privacy

d) Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 18. If we are made aware that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information, without the consent of his/her parent or legal guardian, we will take action to immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or legal guardian, your child can utilise our site under your supervision.  If you are a parent or legal guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent (and/or) prior knowledge, please contact us (click here), or email us at contact@mysizzleisland.com, so that we will be able to take the requisite action.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Sizzleisland may amend our Privacy Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us (click here); or email us at contact@mysizzleisland.com.

 

Updated: November 17, 2019.