Elites Casting ("Elites Casting" or the "Site") recognizes the importance of the privacy of its users. This Privacy Policy details important information regarding the use and disclosure of user information collected on the Site. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to Elites Casting's Terms of Use. Your use of the Site and any personal information you provide on the Site remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use (collectively, the "Agreement"). Terms not defined herein shall have the meaning given in the Terms of Use.

Note that that any video, image, or other content posted by users onto the Site becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.

By accessing or using the Site, you assent to, without limitation or qualification, (i) the collection, use, storage and transfer of your personal information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy as it may be amended from time to time and (ii) the Terms of Use hereby incorporated by reference.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES UNDER THE LAW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SITE OR PROVIDE Elites Casting WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION.

The Site provides a range of content hosting and communication services, and seeks to connect actors, models, dancers, voice talent, and other artists (collectively, "Talent") with talent agents, managers, casting directors, and other professionals rendering professional services in motion picture, theatrical, radio, television and other entertainment enterprises (collectively, "Industry Professional Entities"; and along with Talent, "Industry Professionals").

By registering as a Member of the Site, you provide personally identifiable information such as your name and email address to the Site. You acknowledge and agree that such personal information may be revealed to other Site members and the public, and that you are aware of the risks inherent in so doing.

1. The Privacy of Minors

Elites Casting does not knowingly collect personal information directly from children under the age of 13, nor does Elites Casting allow users under the age of 18 to directly establish their own profiles on the Site without the express consent of a parent or legal guardian. As stated in the Terms of Use, all users under the age of 18 may only post profiles on the Site if they are represented by an adult agent or other authorized Industry Professional Entity, or by a parent or legal guardian who has registered on their behalf and who maintains the profile on their behalf (the "Registering Adult"). If Elites Casting becomes aware that a profile has been established for an individual under the age of 18 without a Registering Adult, Elites Casting will take steps to terminate such profile and remove any corresponding information.

2. Privacy Policy Updates

Elites Casting may revise this Privacy Policy at their sole discretion, consistent with applicable data protection laws and rules. Any revisions to the Privacy Policy will be posted here. You are required to agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy in order to use the Site. Any revised policy will supersede and replace previous privacy policies, effective as of the date on which it is posted. Your use of the Site after any revised Privacy Policy has been posted represents and confirms your consent and agreement to all such changes.

3. Third party links

The Site may contain links to websites operated by third parties ("Third Party Sites") not controlled by Elites Casting and therefore are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Elites Casting does not endorse and is not in any way responsible for the privacy policies, content, and/or practices of such Third Party Sites. You should review the privacy policy of all Third Party Sites so you can understand how they collect, use, store and share your personal information.

4. Information Collected by Elites Casting

a. Information You Give Us

This may include name, title, occupation, postal or physical address, telephone number, email address, and other information required to carry out a transaction, provide a service or deliver a product you have requested as well as your debit or credit card number and related billing information. This may also include information about third parties, such as references or contacts that you provide to Elites Casting if you have their express written consent to do so.

You are not required to give Elites Casting any personal information in order to read the content portions of our Site. However, please note that if you choose not to provide Elites Casting with personal information, you may not be able to use certain functions and features of the Site.

b. Cookies/Log Information

When you use the Site, Elites Casting may collect information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, details of how you used the Site and Services, and cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

c. Demographic information

"Demographic information" is information that you may submit or Elites Casting may collect that is neither personal nor financial. This is information that is not unique to you in the sense that it refers to selected population characteristics, and may include but is not limited to your zip code, postal code, hometown, gender, user name, race or ethnicity, membership in professional guilds such as SAG/AFTRA, your age, height and weight.

d. Online correspondence and communications

Subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy, Elites Casting may collect and store your online correspondence that you send to Elites Casting and the content of online communications exchanged between you and other Site members using the tools available on the Site.

5. How Elites Casting Uses Your Information

Elites Casting will only use your personal information in the way and for the purposes Elites Casting informed you about when the information was collected and will not change the way in which your personal information is used without your consent to do so.

Elites Casting uses your information, subject to applicable laws, in the following ways:

  • to provide, maintain, protect, and improve the Site and Services and to protect the Site's Users;
  • to allow you to register and create a membership account and profile; to deliver, provide or process payment for a product or service you have requested; to provide a line of communication between you and Elites Casting; to administer promotions you enter such as contests or sweepstakes; to allow your participation in activities, such as online discussion groups, communities, and surveys available on the Site, if any; to send you communications for non-commercial or administrative purposes such as changes or improvements on the Site; to send you communications of interest that you have requested, such as emails or text messages about Elites Casting, products and services offered by Elites Casting, targeted marketing, and promotional offers; to customize, measure and improve Elites Casting's products, services, content, and advertising; and to personalize and improve your user experience and the overall quality of the Site and Services.

    6. Public information

    Some aspects of the Site, such as the Site's talent database, may enable third parties to see your personal information and to contact you. Profile information may be visible to other Industry Professionals or other third parties who are using the Site.

    Information you post in public areas of the Site or placed in the talent database may be accessed, used, and stored by others around the world, including countries that might not have legislation that guarantees adequate protection with respect to your country of residence. By providing your personal information for inclusion in the Site's database, you acknowledge that you consent to your information being used as described in this Privacy Policy.

    Elites Casting is not responsible for third party use of information that you post or otherwise make available through the talent database or in public areas of the Site.

    7. Sharing of Information

    Elites Casting does not share your personal information with any third party for their direct marketing purposes unless Elites Casting has your express consent to do so. You may withdraw your consent to this sharing at any time without charge as explained in the Section below, "How to Opt-Out/Updating Your Information".

    By submitting your personal information to Elites Casting, you agree that it, along with demographic information or log data, may be transferred or disclosed to certain third parties in your country and abroad under the following limited circumstances: with authorized third parties to process such information on your behalf. Elites Casting does not allow authorized third parties to use your information for any other purpose and they may not share that information with any other third party. to share anonymous information about your use of the Site with interested third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors the Site has and how those visitors use the Site. to comply with applicable laws, legal processes, and/or to exercise Elites Casting's legal rights or defend against legal claims. Elites Casting may also disclose information when Elites Casting has a good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with state and federal laws and the Terms of Use or as otherwise required by law, to take precautions against liability, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Site, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Elites Casting, its Users or others. if Elites Casting should file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if Elites Casting should decide to buy, sell or reorganize some part or all of its business, Elites Casting may be required to disclose your personal information to prospective or actual purchasers in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

    8. Talent Profiles

    When you create or post a talent profile to the Site, that talent profile is stored in the Site's talent database in the United States. Industry Professionals or other third parties with access to the talent database may be located in countries whose data protection legislation may not be equivalent to the laws in your country. By making your talent profile searchable, you are expressly consenting to such transfers of your data.

    Elites Casting attempts to limit access to the talent database to legitimate users such as Industry Professional Entities and law enforcement and national security agencies, but cannot guarantee that other third parties will not gain access to this database. Elites Casting cannot control the use made of talent profiles by third parties who access such talent profiles. You may make your profile inaccessible to such third parties from the talent database by cancelling your account.

    9. How to Opt Out/Updating Your Information

    By registering as a Member of the Site, you are giving your consent to receive email or other messages from us or permit us to share your personally identifiable information with third parties. You may modify this consent later by visiting the account settings page associated with your account or by writing to us at the address below. Following our receipt of your request to cease using your personally identifiable information for marketing purposes, we will require a reasonable period of time to update our systems to fully implement your request. You may also decline to submit personally identifiable information through the Site. However, you may not be able to access certain Services on the Site. We may send you other types of transactional and relationship communications, however, such as service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Please note that media files uploaded by users to the Site cannot be removed and remain subject to this Agreement.

    10. Data Security

    To protect your privacy, Elites Casting takes reasonable steps such as requesting a unique password to verify your identity before granting you access to your profile. You are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of your username and password.

    Elites Casting uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. However, Elites Casting cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Elites Casting and you do so at your own risk. Once your information is received, Elites Casting 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 Elites Casting's physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

    In the event of a security breach, if investigations indicate that there could be significant harm to you as a result of such unauthorized access or disclosure, Elites Casting will promptly notify you and the proper authorities in accordance with applicable laws.

    11. International Users

    The Site is operated and maintained in the United States. If you are visiting the Site from outside of the United States, please be advised that your information will be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. The data protection and other laws in the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country.

    BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO HAVING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION PROCESSED IN AND TRANSFERRED TO Elites Casting'S U.S. FACILITIES AND TO REQUIRED THIRD PARTIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

    12. Contact Elites Casting

    If you have comments or questions about this Privacy Policy, you can write to Elites Casting at the address below. Please include your contact information, the issue or other service about which you are contacting, and a detailed description of your request or privacy concern. Please allow at least 15 business days for a response.

    Elites Casting
    3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Ste 373
    Studio City, CA 91604

     

 

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