Footypd Privacy Notice
Updated as of November 2, 2007
subsidiaries treat personal information when you use Footypd
services, including information provided when you use Footypd.
In addition, the following describes privacy practices specific to Footypd. To understand how we treat the information you
give us as you use Footypd, you should read this policy
- Non-Account Activity.
You can watch videos on Footypd without having a
Footypd Account. You can also contact us about a
particular video without having a Footypd
- Account-Related Activity.
Certain other activities on Footypd.like
uploading videos, posting comments, flagging videos, or watching
restricted videos.require you to have a Footypd
Account. We ask for some personal information when you create a Footypd Account, including your email address and a
password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access.
A Footypd Account allows you to access many of
our services that require registration.
- Usage Information. We
may record information about your usage, such as when you use Footypd, the categories, groups, and favorites you
subscribe to, the contacts you communicate with, the videos you watch, and
the frequency and size of data transfers, as well as information you
display or click on in Footypd (including UI
elements, settings, and other information). If you are logged in, we may
associate that information with your account. We may use clear GIFs (a.k.a. "Web Beacons") in HTML-based
emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients.
- Content Uploaded to Site.
Any personal information or video content that you voluntarily disclose
online (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, within your
playback or profile pages, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be
collected and used by others.
- If you submit personally
identifiable information to us through the Footypd
Sites, we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide
to you the general and personalized features and functionality of the Footypd Sites, and to process any flagging activity or
correspondence you send to us.
- Your account name (not your
email address) is displayed to other Users when you upload videos or send
messages through the Footypd Sites and other
Users can contact you through messages and comments. Any videos that you
submit to the Footypd Sites may be redistributed
through the internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by the
general public. If you have enabled Active Sharing, other users may see
that you, as identified by your account name (not your email address), are
watching the same video.
- We do not use your email
address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or
marketing messages without your consent or except as part of a specific
program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or
opt-out. We may, however, use your email address without further consent
for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major
Footypd Site changes or for customer service
- We use both your personally
identifiable information and certain non-personally-identifiable
information (such as anonymous user usage data, cookies, IP addresses,
browser type, clickstream data, etc.) to improve
the quality and design of the Footypd Sites and
to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by
storing, tracking, analyzing, and processing user preferences and trends,
as well as user activity and communications.
and log file information to: (a) store information so that you will not
have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Footypd Sites; (b) provide custom, personalized
content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing
campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors,
pages viewed, etc.; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in
promotions, sweepstakes, and contests. If you download the Footypd Uploader, your copy
of the of the Uploader
includes a unique application number. The unique application number and
information about your installation of the Uploader
(e.g. version number, language) will be sent to Footypd
when the Uploader automatically checks for
- You may, of course, decline
to submit personally identifiable information through the Footypd Sites, in which case you can still view videos
and explore the Footypd Sites, but Footypd may not be able to provide certain services to
you. Some advanced Footypd features may, for
authentication purposes, require you to sign up for other Footypd services like Footypd
Checkout or AdSense. The privacy notices of
those services govern the use of your personal information associated with
- You may update or correct
your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by
visiting your account profile page.
- You may clear your viewing
history at any time through the .Viewing History. feature.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
Footypd allows other companies, called third-party
ad servers or ad networks, to serve advertisements within the Footypd Sites. These third-party ad servers or ad networks
use technology to send, directly to your browser, the advertisements and links
that appear on the Footypd Sites. They automatically
receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies
their advertisements and to personalize the advertising content you see.
Footypd does not provide any personally
identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without
your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you
will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, please note that if an
advertiser asks Footypd to show an advertisement to a
certain audience (for example, men ages 18-34) or audience segment (for
example, men ages 18-24 who have viewed certain channels of content) and you
respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that
you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach. The
advertiser may also use information regarding your use of the Footypd Sites, such as the number of times you viewed an ad
(but not any personally identifiable information), to determine which ads to
deliver to you.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad
servers or ad networks (see links below) for more information on their
control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.
Footypd adheres to the US Safe Harbor privacy
principles. For more information about the Safe
Harbor framework or our
registration, see the Department of
Commerce's web site.
If you have additional questions, please contact us any time. Or write to us