THX is the sole owner of the information collected by THX from your use of our website or apps. “Personal Information” is information that can be used to identify an individual and may include but is not limited to, name, gender, email address, telephone number, mailing address, device type, operating system, browser, internet or data service provider, and postal code. Personal Information is collected by: (1) our website whenever you order a product or make use of a service offered, (2) our apps when you download or use our apps, and (3) THX when you register for our training classes, subscribe to a newsletter, request information, or participate in a survey or sweepstakes contest. If you use our apps, we may also collect information about your home theater equipment and configuration. If you participate in a survey, questionnaire or sweepstakes, we may also collect information about your equipment, preferences, home theater configuration, user feedback, answers to questions, and, if prizes or monies are paid, your tax withholding and reporting information.
The purpose of collecting and storing Personal Information is to create personal profiles, enable viewing of protected content, improve our products, services and apps, create a better visitor experience, provide feedback and support, measure and analyze our visitor traffic and app usage, administer exams, provide test scores, and/or review information received in order to consider you for employment opportunities.
We do not share Personal Information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of THX unless one of the following circumstances apply:
With your consent: We will share Personal Information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of THX when we have your consent to do so.
For legal reasons: We will share Personal Information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of THX if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like manufacturers, licensees, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our site, products, services and apps.
We work hard to protect THX and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:
We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical, managerial and contractual security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
We restrict access to Personal Information to THX employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
If you want to inquire about, delete or change any Personal Information or if you no longer wish to receive emails or materials from us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discussions on this website are intended for a friendly, professional and respectful exchange of information in a question and answer format. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of members who use this site in a manner deemed inappropriate by THX.
Web Beacons: THX and third-party advertisers may use web beacons. Some THX web pages contain web beacons in the form of clear .gif files, which are electronic images that allow for the collection of information about your interactions on our sites. Web beacons may be used to place advertisements, to understand website traffic patterns and the number of visitors to our website, and to measure the effectiveness of advertisements or email messages.
Web Logs: Standard web logs are used for collecting files accessed, date and time of access, and IP address of the computer accessing the information.
THX’s products, services, site and apps are directed at adults. THX does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of thirteen (13) years old. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any Personal Information or use our site, apps, online store or forums. Minors between the ages of 13 and 17 must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardians(s) before making purchases, including subscriptions, on this site or our apps.
When we process Personal Information in the United States, we follow United States data protection and privacy regulations, which may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as the European Union. If you are using our site, services or apps from a country other than the United States (where our servers are currently located), various communications will necessarily result in a transfer of information across international boundaries. Accordingly, by using our site, services or apps, you consent to the transfer, storage and use of your data to and in the United States.
Effective date of revision: December 13, 2012
©2012 THX Ltd.