Westernsport-TV Privacy Policy This privacy policy explains our dealings, including your choices, with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of certain information, including your personal information, by the Westernsport-TV family of companies ("Westernsport-TV") in connection with the Western sports TV service. Contact If you have general questions about your account or how to contact customer service, please visit our online help center at https://help.MP-Westernsport.de. If you have any questions about this data protection declaration or our use of your personal data, cookies or similar technologies, please contact our data protection officer or our data protection office by email at mp-vieo@gmx.de. Westernsport-TV is responsible for your personal data. Please note that, for your and our safety, if you contact us, we may be required to verify your identity before we process your request. Collection of information We receive and store information about you, such as: For example: Information you provide to us: We collect information that you provide to us. This includes: your name, your e-mail address, address or post code, payment method and telephone number. In some countries, we collect regulatory identification numbers for invoicing and tax compliance purposes. We collect this information in a number of ways, including: For example, if you enter your details when using the Western Sports TV service, interact with our customer service or take part in surveys or marketing campaigns. Information when you submit reviews, preferences or settings (including settings in the "Account" section of our website), or other information about our service or otherwise to us. Automatically Collected Information: We collect information related to you and your use of our service, your interactions with us or our advertisements, and information related to your computer or other Westernsport TV compatible devices used to access our service ( such as game consoles, smart TVs, mobile devices, set-top boxes and other streaming devices). This information includes: Your western sports television activity, such as B. Title selection, livestream you've watched and searches; Your interactions with Western Sports TV via email and text messages, as well as with our communications via push notifications and online communication channels; Details of your interactions with our customer service, such as: B. Date, time and reason for contacting us, logs of chat conversations and, if you call us, your telephone number and call records; Device IDs or other unique identifiers, including for devices that are compatible with Western Sports TV on your WiFi network; resettable device identifiers (also known as advertising identifiers), such as B. those on mobile devices, tablets and streaming devices that contain such identifiers (see the "Cookies and Internet Advertising" section below for more information); Device and software characteristics (such as type and configuration), connection information, page view statistics, referring source (e.g. referring URLs), IP addresses (which tell us your approximate location), browser and standard web server information ; Information collected using cookies, web beacons and other technologies, including advertising data (such as information about the availability and display of advertisements, the associated URL and the date and time of the page views). (See our “Cookies and Internet Advertising” section for more information.) Information from Partners: We collect information from other companies with whom you have a relationship (“Partners”). These partners may include (depending on which services you use): your TV or Internet provider or other streaming providers who make our service available on their devices; Wireless service providers or other companies that provide services to you and that collect payment for the Western Sports TV service for forwarding to us or offer prepaid promotions for the Western Sports TV service; and providers of voice assistant platforms that enable interaction with our service using voice commands. The information provided by partners varies depending on the nature of the partner services provided and may include the following: searches and commands applicable to Western sports TV that are issued by you through partner devices or voice assistant platforms; Information to activate the service, such as your email address or other contact information; IP addresses, device IDs or other unique device identifiers as well as associated prepaid advertising campaigns, billing and user interface information to support user authentication, registration for the Westernsport TV service, payment processing via our partners and presentation Western sports TV content via parts of the partner user interfaces. Information from other sources: We also collect information from other sources. This data is protected in accordance with the practices described in this privacy policy and any additional restrictions imposed by the data source. These sources change over time, but can include the following: Service providers, with whose help we determine a region based on your IP address in order to customize our service and for other uses in accordance with the privacy policy; Payment providers who provide us with payment details or details of changes to them based on their relationship with you; Online and offline data providers from whom we receive aggregated demographic, interest-based and online advertising-related data; Publicly available sources such as freely accessible posts on social media platforms and information that are available via freely accessible public databases in which IP addresses have been assigned to Internet service providers (ISP). Use of information We use information to analyze, manage, improve and personalize our services and marketing activities, to manage member recommendations, to process your registration, your orders and your payments and to communicate with you about these and others Communicate topics. Such information is used, for example, for the following purposes: to determine your approximate geographic location, to offer localized content, to provide recommendations for films and series that we think you might like, to determine your Internet service provider to support you in the search for network errors (we also use summarized information from the Internet service provider for operational and business purposes) and so that we can respond to your inquiries and requests as quickly and efficiently as possible; To coordinate with partners, based on their relationship with you, to provide Western Sports TV Service members or non-members with information on Western Sports TV Service availability; in order to prevent or to be able to detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, including fraud, and to enforce our terms of use (such as determining whether and for which offers to register with Westernsport-TV you are entitled); to analyze and understand our audience, to improve our service (including the use of the user interface) and to optimize the selection of content, the recommendation algorithms and the presentation; to communicate with you about our service so that we can send you news about Western Sports TV, details of new features and content available on Western Sports TV, special Western Sports TV offers, announcements of promotions and customer surveys, and to help you with usage-related issues To be of assistance to inquiries, such as requests to reset a password. These communications can take place via various methods, for example via email, push notifications, SMS, via online communication channels or as communication based on identifier matching (described below). Please refer to the "Your Choices" section of this data protection declaration to find out how you can define or change your communication settings. Disclosure of Information We disclose your information for specific purposes and to third parties as described below: You can also choose to disclose your information in the following ways: Certain parts of our service may include a feature that allows you to contact E -Mail, text message, social, or other messaging apps to share information by using clients and apps on your internet-enabled device. Social plugins and similar methods enable you to pass on information. Social plugins and social apps are operated by the social networks themselves and are subject to their terms of use and data protection declarations. Access to the account and profiles “Stay signed in” function: To make it easier to access your account, you can use the “Stay signed in on this device” function when you log into the website. With this function we can offer you direct account access so that you can use the Westernsport TV service without having to log in again with your password or another user identification when you call up Westernsport TV again in your browser. Giving Other People Access to Your Account: If you share your account with other people, or allow others to access your account, they will be able to see your shows, ratings, and account information (including your email address or other information in the "Account" section of our website). This also applies if you use our profile function. You may have the option of using a transferable account login via the Western Sports TV app on a mobile device, which allows you to log into the Western Sports TV app on smart TVs, set-top boxes and other streaming devices in the WiFi network you are connected to. If you use this feature, these devices will remain logged into your account unless you later log out of these devices. Profiles: Profiles allow users an independent, personalized Western sports TV experience based on the films and series that interest them, as well as an individual title history. Please note that the profiles are accessible to all users of your Westernsport TV account, which means that everyone who has access to your Westernsport TV account can view, use, edit or delete any profile. You should explain this to everyone who can access your account and let them know if you don't want them to use or change your profile. Profile users can be given the option of adding an email address, telephone number or other information to the profile. In this case, the collection and use of such data will be indicated at the time of this data request. Interest-based ads. Interest-based ads are online ads that are tailored to your likely interests based on your use of various apps and websites on the internet. If you are using a browser, cookies and web beacons can be used to collect information to determine your likely interests. If you are using a mobile device, tablet or streaming device with a resettable device identifier, that identifier can be used to determine your likely interests. Please refer to the “About Cookies and Internet Advertising” section (below) for your choices about interest-based ads from Western Sports TV. Communication based on identifier matching. Some third-party websites and apps allow us to reach our users with online promotions about our titles and services by sending a privacy identifier to the third-party provider. A data protection identifier means that we convert the original information (e.g. an email address or telephone number) into a value in order to protect the original information from disclosure. The third-party service compares the data protection ID with IDs in its own database. Only if you use the same identifier (for example an e-mail address) for both services will there be a match. If there is a match, Westernsport-TV can then choose whether a promotion is sent to you via the service or the third-party app, and can optimize and better measure the effectiveness of online advertising. You can opt out of receiving such communications in the "Marketing Communications" section of the "Account" page of our website. Your data and rights On request, you can view your personal data or correct any outdated or incorrect personal data that we have about you. The easiest way to do this is to visit the "Account" section of our website. There you can access and update a wide range of information about your account, including your contact information, Western Sports TV billing information, and various related information about your account (such as content you have viewed and rated). You must be logged in to access the "Account" area. You can request that we delete personal data that we hold about you. For inquiries or questions about our data protection practices, please contact the data protection officer or the data protection office at privacy@Westernsport-TV.com. We answer all inquiries from individuals regarding the exercise of their data protection rights in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. Please also refer to the "Your Choices" section of this privacy policy for additional choices regarding your information. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data and to ask us to restrict the processing or portability of your personal data. If we have recorded and processed your personal data with your consent, you can revoke this consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of any previous processing. The processing of your personal data is also not influenced in the context of legal processing reasons other than consent. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority regarding our collection and use of your personal data. Our branch in the European Community is located in Germany. Further information on these topics can be found online in our help center at https://www.mp-westernsport.de/impressum. We may store information as required or permitted under applicable laws and regulations, including your choices, for billing or accounting purposes and to comply with the purposes of this privacy policy. We take reasonable steps to destroy personal data in a secure manner or to obscure it when it is no longer necessary. Security We use appropriate administrative, logical, physical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from loss, theft, unauthorized access, unauthorized use and unauthorized modification. These measures have been developed to provide a level of security that corresponds to the risks involved in processing personal data. Unfortunately, no measures can guarantee 100% protection. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data. Other websites, platforms and apps The Westernsport TV service may be offered via other platforms and / or use functions operated by third parties (such as voice control) or contain links that refer to websites of third parties whose policies are related on how we handle information. For example, you can access the Western Sports TV service through platforms such as game consoles, smart TVs, mobile devices, set-top boxes, and a number of other Internet-connected devices. These websites and platforms have their own independent data or data protection guidelines, data protection statements, notices and terms of use, which you should read carefully. You may also come across third party applications that interact with the Western Sports TV Service. Children You must be 18 years or older to register with the Western Sports TV service. In certain countries, the age of majority can be greater than 18 years. In these cases, you must meet this age requirement to become a member. While anyone under the age of 18 may use the service, they may only do so with the participation, supervision, and consent of a parent or legal guardian. Cookies and Internet Advertising We and our service providers use cookies and other technologies (such as web beacons) and resettable device identifiers for a variety of reasons. We want to make sure that you are informed about our use of these technologies. This section explains the technologies we use, what they do and what you can do with them. Cookies and similar technologies, web beacons and resettable device identifiers Cookies are small files that are usually stored on your device when you visit and use websites and use Internet services. We also use other technologies, such as B. Browser memory and plugins (e.g. HTML5, IndexedDB and WebSQL). Just like cookies, these other technologies can store small amounts of data on your device. Web beacons (also known as transparent gifs or tracking pixels) often work together with cookies. Rejecting cookies will in many cases limit the effectiveness of web beacons in conjunction with these cookies. When you use the Western Sports TV app on a mobile device, tablet or streaming device, we collect resettable device identifiers from your device. Resettable device identifiers (also known as advertising identifiers) are similar to cookies and are found on many mobile devices and tablets (for example the "Identifier for Advertisers" (IDFA for short) on Apple IOS devices and the "Google Advertising ID" "On Android devices) as well as on certain streaming devices. Resettable device identifiers are used like cookies to target advertisements online and for analysis and optimization purposes. Why does Western Sports TV use these technologies? Western Sports TV uses these technologies for a number of reasons, including: B. to facilitate access to our service by saving your access data for the next login; to offer, evaluate, understand and improve the use of our services; to enforce our regulations to prevent fraud; to improve the performance of the website, to monitor visitor numbers and visitor behavior on our website; to serve and personalize marketing or advertising and to understand interactions with our emails, our marketing and our online advertising on third party websites. To better understand how we use cookies and resettable device identifiers, please read the following information: Necessary cookies: These cookies are required so that we can provide our website or online services. We and our service providers can use these cookies, for example, to verify and identify our members when they use our websites and apps so that we can offer them our service. They also help us enforce our Terms of Use, prevent fraud, and keep our service secure. Performance and functionality cookies: These cookies are not necessary, but they help us to personalize your Western Sports TV online experience and make it even better. For example, they enable us to save your settings and prevent you from repeatedly having to re-enter information that you have already provided (for example during registration). We also use cookies to collect information (such as popular sites, conversion rates, viewing habits, click rates and other information) about how our visitors use the Western Sports TV service. This allows us to improve and personalize the website and the service and to carry out market research. Deleting this type of cookie can limit the functionality of our service. Advertising cookies and resettable device identifiers: These cookies and resettable device identifiers use information about your use of this and other websites and apps, your response to ads and emails, and to deliver ads that are more relevant to you, as well as for analytics. and optimization purposes. This type of advertising is called "interest-based advertising". Many of the advertising cookies associated with our service are owned by our service providers. Some of the websites and apps on which we advertise, as well as advertising technology companies that we work with to buy, offer, optimize, and measure our advertising (collectively, "Advertising Partners") receive in connection with our use of these technologies to a limited extent, information from us as part of our target group campaign, our measurement and optimization (e.g. completed steps during registration and information about visiting the website or opening / installing the app). This type of information is typically used to assess the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns and to optimize them by allowing advertising partners to see if someone who saw an advertisement later registered with our service. Another common use is to ensure that we only show ads that encourage people to register with Western Sports TV to those who are not already Western Sports TV users. Westernsport-TV uses contractual and technical measures to prevent advertising partners from accessing information related to your particular title selections, URLs you visit, or series you have watched on our service. We do not share any information about title selections or series that you have viewed on our service. How can I influence the use of these technologies? Influence the use of cookies For more information about the cookies on our website as well as other forms of online tracking (including the collection of information by third parties about your online activities and via third party websites or online services for advertising based on online interests ) and your choices in relation to it click here. We are currently not responding to “Do not track” signals from browsers. Influence the use of resettable device identifiers Please configure the corresponding setting on your device (usually under "Data protection" or "Advertising") to enable interest-based advertisements from Westernsport TV in connection with a resettable device identifier on a mobile device, tablet or Deactivate streaming device. You can still see ads from Western Sports TV on your device. However, these will not be tailored to your likely interests. Affect the use of self-regulatory programming resources Westernsport-TV supports the following self-regulatory programs that provide additional privacy choices for interest-based advertising: In the United States: Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) In Europe: European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) In Canada: AdChoices: Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC) / Choix de Pub: l'Alliance de la publicité numérique du Canada (DAAC) Influencing the use of other technologies There are a number of methods that can be used to influence the use of technology that are similar to cookies, such as browsers -Memories and plugins (e.g. HTML5, IndexedDB and WebSQL). For example, many popular browsers offer the option of clearing the browser memory. You can usually find this function in the settings; consult the help function or the support area of your browser to find out more. Other technologies, such as Silverlight storage, can be deleted from within the application. April 2, 2020