We know that how we protect your privacy on the internet is important to you. We treat all personal data that you provide to us as confidential and in accordance with data protection laws. This policy sets out what we do with your personal data, including how we use it to provide you with the best experience when using our services.
- Our Promise To You: Protection of Your Personal Data
- What Information Do We Collect?
We may collect personal data including your name, address, email address, mobile number and phone number from you via our website or app in order to provide services which you have requested from us such as for marketing purposes, or if you make a submission to one of our contests & competitions (collectively “Submissions”).
We may receive information about you from our third-party partners in order to serve you with relevant advertisements and content that may be of interest to you.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a law enacted by the US in 1998 that governs copyright issues relating to digital content on the internet. It has also been interpreted as a way for YouTube, Facebook, and other companies to essentially force users into stifling their creative output. This was brought to the forefront in 2014 with two very specific examples: a small company called Game Reviews and a much larger one called Turner Broadcasting, Inc. [TBS]
TBS (Turner Broadcasting) owns Cartoon Network (C/N). C/N’s series, the show Clarence, featured a character named Clarence, the Catfish. Clarence, the Catfish, wears a blue t-shirt that says “C/N” on it. It did not take long for TBS to attempt to censor any user who uploaded any picture of the shirt, even pictures in which the shirt was blurred or not visible.
The reason for this is that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act was enacted in 1998 but has gone largely unenforced for over a decade. This new age of internet censorship was not unprovoked, however; it was the result of a lawsuit filed by TBS against another video-sharing website, YouTube. It took until 2010 for the courts to determine that people have the right to post videos from fellow users without fear of legal action from their own employer.
TBS has described this case as “A victory for their First Amendment rights”, while Wikipedia has described it as “a victory for freedom of expression and freedom from government censorship in America.”  The suit involved a short animated film called Chicken vs. Egg: The Court Cases. It was uploaded to the site on October 4, 2008 by user Murr_Rae, and was titled ‘TBS v.