Privacy Policy (Updated)

The Walt Disney Company has acquired certain 21st Century Fox businesses, including those providing the services described below. This policy has been updated to reflect that transaction

Privacy Policy

Effective 20 March 2019

INTRODUCTION

Fox Networks Group Africa Proprietary Limited  (“Company” or “we”), which can be contacted at the email address privacy.africa@fox.com  wants to inform you about how we collect, use and disclose personal data from and about you, through this website https://www.foxafrica.com and its associated mobile sites, applications and widgets (collectively, the “Company  Services”).

You can find a Table of Content and a brief summary of this Privacy Policy in the chart below. For further details with regard to the data processing carried out by the Company click on the links in each section of the summary. 

Contents

  1. WHAT AND WHO DOES THIS PRIVACY POLICY COVER?.
  2. WHAT TYPE OF PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU?.
  3. HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?.
  4. ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?.
  5. HOW DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?.
  6. WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA?.
  7. IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA TRANSFERRED ABROAD?.
  8. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WITH REGARD TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA?.
  9. FOR HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?.
  10. UPDATE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.
  11. CONTACT US.

 

 

Issue

Information

1.        

What and who does this Privacy Policy cover?

The Company is the data controller of the personal data we collect from and about you through the Company Services.

This Privacy Policy applies to all users, including both those who use the Company Services without being registered or having subscribed and those who have registered with or subscribed to a Company Service.

For further information click here

2.        

What kind of personal data do we collect about you?

The Company might collect data from and about you.

In particular, the Company collects (1) registration data, (2) public data and information you post, (3) data that you have permitted social media to share with the Company  and (4) activity data.

However, we do not collect either financial information from a payment service provider or sensitive data relating to you.

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3.        

How do we use your personal data?

The main reason why we collect data about you is to provide you with Company Services and to allow you to interact with such services.

In addition, with your prior consent, we can send you offers promotions and marketing communications, including where they are based on your personal preferences and habits.

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4.        

On what ground do we use your personal data?

Your personal data is mainly collected in order to provide you with Company Services.

Your personal data may also be collected to comply with applicable legal obligations and/or to protect the legitimate interest of the Company.

Failure to provide such data will mean that it is impossible to offer and/or provide to you the Company Services.

When your personal data is collected for marketing purposes, you have the option not to provide the Company with your personal data.

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5.        

How do we process your personal data?

The security of your data is a priority for us. Accordingly, the Company  has implemented adequate administrative, technical and physical measures designed to safeguard your personal data against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure of modification.

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6.        

Who can access to your personal data?

 

The Company might share your personal data with (i) service providers, (ii) our Company Affiliates and (iii) national authorities, when allowed by the applicable laws.

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7.        

Is your personal data transferred abroad?

Your personal data may be transferred to countries outside South Africa where the Company or its service providers have operations, including to the United States. The Company will use appropriate and suitable safeguards compliant with applicable data protection laws to protect your personal data.

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8.        

What are your rights with regard to your personal data?

According to the  General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679, that became effective on May 25, 2018, give you have among others the right to request access to, to complete, to update, to amend and to delete your personal data.

For further information click here

9.        

For how long do we keep your personal data?

Your personal data will be generally stored in our systems for the period necessary to provide you with the Company Services.

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10.     

Updates to this Privacy Policy

The Company may modify or update this Privacy Policy also in order to comply with applicable law.

Please look at the Effective Date at the top of this Privacy Policy to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised.

11.     

How can I contact you with regard to the processing of my personal data?

You can contact us at the following email address africa.privacy@fox.com  

 

1. WHAT AND WHO THIS PRIVACY POLICY COVERS?

The Company  is the data controller of the personal data (e.g. information that identifies a specific person, such as full name or email address) we collect from and about you through the Company Services that is processed in compliance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy apply to all users, including both those who use the Company Services without being registered with or subscribing to a Company Service and those who have registered with or subscribed to a Company Service.

2. WHAT TYPE OF PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU?

The Company collects (1) registration data, when you sign up or for a Company Service, (2) public data and posts that you share through the Company Services, (3) data that you have permitted social media to share with this Company, (4) activity data when you access and interact with a Company Service. More in particular, the Company collects the following types of data from and about you:

  1. Registration data is the information you submit to register for a Company Service. Registration Information may include, for example, name, surname, email address, gender, country, postcode and birthday date.
  2. Public data and Posts which consist of comments or content that you post on the Company Services and the personal data about you that accompanies those posts or content, which may include a name, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public information and Posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
  3. Data from Social Media. If you access or log-in to a Company Service through a social media service or connect a Company Service to a social media service, the data we collect may also include your user ID and/or user name associated with that social media service, any information or content you have permitted the social media service to share with us, such as your profile picture, email address or friends lists, and any information you have made public in connection with that social media service. When you access the Company Services through social media services or when you connect a Company Service to social media services, you are authorizing the Company to collect, store, and use such data and content in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  4. Activity Data. When you access and interact with the Company Services, we may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the Company Services, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the Company Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device. Cookies and other tracking technologies (such as browser cookies, pixels, beacons) and Adobe Flash technology commonly called “Flash cookies”) may also be collected. These technologies may also be used to collect and store information about your usage of the Company Services, such as pages you have visited, content you have viewed, search queries you have run and advertisements you have seen. For more information please visit our Cookie Policy.
  5. Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services and commercially available sources.

We do not collect:

  • Financial information from a payment service provider: in some cases, we may use an unaffiliated payment service to allow you to purchase a product or make payments (“Payment Service”). If you wish to purchase a product or make a payment using a Payment Service, you will be directed to a Payment Service webpage. Any information that you provide to a Payment Service will be subject to the applicable Payment Service's privacy policy, rather than this Privacy Policy. We have no access to any payment data regarding the Payment Service.
  • Sensitive information: we ask that you do not send us, and you do not disclose, any sensitive personal data (such as social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Company Services or otherwise.

Linked Services. The Company Services may also be linked to sites, including social media sites, operated by unaffiliated companies, and may carry advertisements or offer content, functionality, games, newsletters, contests or sweepstakes, or applications developed and maintained by unaffiliated companies. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of unaffiliated companies, and once you leave the Company Services or click an advertisement you should check the applicable privacy policy of the other service.

3. HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We use the personal data we collect from and about you to:

  1. Provide the Company Services and features to you;
  2. Measure and improve those Company Services and features;
  3. Improve your experience with both online and off-line Company Services by delivering content you will find relevant and interesting;
  4. Allow you to comment on content, and participate in online games, contests, or rewards programs;
  5. Provide you with customer support and to respond to inquiries;
  6. Protect the rights of the Company and others: more in particular there may be instances when the Company may use your personal data, including situation where the Company has a good faith belief that such processing is necessary in order to: (i) protect, enforce, or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety, or property of the Company, our Company Affiliates or their employees, agents, contractors, licensors and suppliers (including enforcement of our agreements and our terms of use); (ii) protect the safety, privacy, and security of users of the Company Services or members of the public; (iii) protect the Company, as well as other third parties involved, such as Company suppliers, against fraud or for risk management purposes;
  7. Comply with the law or legal process; or (v) respond to requests from public and government authorities;
  8. Complete a corporate transaction, such as a proposed or actual reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Company business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).For example if the Company  is  involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, the Company may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction;
  9. Allow social sharing functionality; if you log in with or connect a social media service account with the Company Services, we may share your user name, picture, and likes, as well as your activities and comments with other users of that Company Service and with your friends associated with your social media service. We may also share the same information with the social media service provider;
  10. Upon your prior consent, send to you - via email, SMS, telephone, chat and social media - offers, promotions and other marketing communications regarding the Company Services and/or third parties services / products operating in the following sectors media, broadcasting, film, publishing, travel and sports including group companies and co-branded services or features, such as contests or other promotions arranged together with a third party or Company Affiliate that may be hosted on the Company Services or on the Company Affiliate or third party's services;
  11. Upon your prior consent – send to you marketing communications customized to your interests and needs by means of the channels of communication set out under letter j) above.

We may use anonymized personal data or information that does no longer identify you personally, even indirectly (e.g. statistics) for additional purposes or share it with third parties.

4. ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

The processing of your personal data for the purposes of:

  • Section 3, letters from a) to f) of this Privacy Policy is necessary for the provision of the Company Services and therefore it is mandatory since otherwise the services could not be provided;
  • Section 3, letter g) of this Privacy Policy is mandatory as it is requested under applicable laws; and
  • Section 3, letter h) of this Privacy Policy is performed on the basis of the legitimate interest of the Company and of its counterparties to perform such economic activities which is adequately balanced with your interest since the data processing is performed within the limits strictly necessary to perform such economic activities. This data processing activity is not mandatory and you can object at any time through the modalities as per Section 11 of this Privacy Policy.

On the contrary, the processing of:

  • Section 3, letter i) is discretionary, but without your consent, it is impossible to connect to social media services account with the Company Service so that you will have to log to the Company Service using a different mechanism ;
  • Section 3, letters j) and k) is discretionary, but without your consent, it is impossible for the Company and/or third parties to provide you with generic marketing communications of the Company and third parties services/products or communications based on your interests and needs and to provide co-branded services.

You can revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data for the purposes as per Section 3, letters i) to k) at any time by sending a communication to the e-mail address of Section 11 below.

Below you can find an explanatory chart on the matter above:

Purpose of processing

Legal Basis

Voluntary or necessary provision of personal data

Section 3 lett. a): Provision of Company Services

Performance of contract

Provision is necessary

Failure to provide data would cause impossibility for us to provide the Company Services

Section 3 lett. b): Analysis and improvement of Company Services

Performance of contract

Provision is necessary

Failure to provide data would lead to  impaired Services

Section 3 lett. c): Improvement of user experience

Performance of contract

Provision is necessary

Failure to provide data would lead to  impaired Services

Section 3 lett. d): User interactions (comments, contests participation, etc.).

Performance of contract

Provision is necessary

Failure to provide data would cause impossibility for us to provide the Company Services

Section 3 lett. e): Costumer support

Performance of contract

Provision is necessary

Failure to provide data would cause impossibility for us to provide the Company Services

Section 3 lett. f): Protection of Company and third parties’ interests

Performance of contract

Provision is necessary

Failure to provide data would cause impossibility for us to provide the Company Services

Section 3 lett. g): Compliance with legal obligation

Legal obligation

 

Provision is mandatory

Failure to provide data would cause impossibility to provide the Company Services

Section 3 lett. h): Corporate transaction

Legitimate interest

Provision is not mandatory

You can exercise your right to object to processing, but the Company may continue to process your data in case of compelling legitimate grounds, which override your interests, or for legal defense.

Section 3 lett. i): Social media sharing

Consent

Provision is voluntary

You can exercise your right towithdraw your consent at any time, without consequences other than need to log in with a different account

Section 3 lett. j): Generic marketing

Consent

Provision is voluntary

You can exercise your right to withdraw your consent at any time, without consequences. Withdrawing your consent will mean you stop receiving  marketing communications

Section 3 lett. k): Targeted marketing

Consent

Provision is voluntary

You can exercise your right to withdraw your consent at any time, without consequences. Withdrawing your consent will mean you stop receiving  marketing communications

 

Should you wish to withdraw your consent or object to marketing communications, please contact us at the email address at section 11 or, in the case of j) and k), select the unsubscribe link contained within any marketing communication.

5. HOW DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

With regard to the above mentioned purposes, the data is processed through both electronic and manual means, and is protected through adequate security measures, taking into account the state of art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purpose of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of individuals. With this regards, the Company uses appropriate administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard personal data in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.

6. WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

For purposes consistent with the purposes as per Section 3 of this Privacy Policy, the Company may share your personal data to the following categories of recipients located within the European Union or outside of the European Union in compliance and within the limits of the provisions of Section 7 below:

Third parties service providers entrusted with processing activities and duly appointed as processors when required by applicable laws, e.g. cloud service providers, other entities of the group, providers of services instrumental to or supporting the Company Services - and thus, by way of example and without limitation, companies that provide IT services, experts, consultants and lawyers:

Companies resulting from corporate transactions possible mergers, demergers, or other transformations, and

Company Affiliates:  Our Affiliates include members of The Walt Disney Family of Companies.

(“Company Affiliates”). For further information on Company Affiliates please contact privacycontact@disney.com.

Business partners. With your prior consent the Company may share your personal data with "business partners operating in the following sectors media, broadcasting, film, publishing, sport and travel"] in order to send you marketing communications; 

Competent national authorities in order to comply with applicable laws.

7. IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA TRANSFERRED ABROAD?

Your personal data may be transferred to countries where the Company or its service providers have operations, including to the United States. The Company will use appropriate and suitable safeguards compliant with applicable data protection laws to protect the personal information transferred and you may contact africa.privacy@fox.com to receive further information.

8. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WITH REGARD TO YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

According to GDPR. the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 that has become effective on 25 May 2018, you have the right, in any given time, to:

  1. obtain confirmation as to whether or not your personal data exists. to receive a copy of it and to be informed of its content, source, as well as of further information, also available in this Privacy Policy, on the purposes of processing of your personal data, the categories its recipients, the existence of any automated decision-making, if any, the envisaged period for which we will store it, where possible, as well as the safeguards we have adopted for transfers outside the EEA;
  2. verify the accuracy of your personal data and request its rectification, update or amendment;
  3. request the deletion or anonymisation of your personal data where:
    • your personal data are processed in breach of the applicable law;
    • your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which we have collected it;
    • we have a legal obligation to erase it;
    • you have objected to the processing justified on legitimate grounds according to point d) below and we have no overriding and compelling legitimate grounds to continue such processing;
  4. Object for legitimate reasons to the processing of your personal data that is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest;
  5. request that Company limits the processing of your personal data where:
    • you contest the accuracy of the personal data until we have taken sufficient steps to correct or verify its accuracy;
    • the processing is unlawful but you do not want us to erase the data;
    • we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but you require it for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or you have objected to the processing justified on legitimate interest grounds pending verification as to whether the Company has compelling legitimate grounds to continue the processing;
  6. receive an electronic copy of your personal data, if you would like to port your personal data that you have provided to the Company, when the personal data is processed by automatic means and the processing is either (i) based upon  your consent or (ii) necessary for the performance of the Company Services("right to data portability");
  7. lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.

With this regard you may send your request at the address outlined in Section 11 of this Privacy Policy. In your request, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and specify clearly what information you would like to access, change, update, suppress or delete.

Remember that even after you cancel your account, or if you ask us to delete your personal data, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or other services or, for example, when retention of such copies is necessary to comply with legal obligation or legal defense.  Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others.  We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancellation or your request for deletion, to comply with applicable law.

We give you also many choices regarding our use and disclosure of your personal data for marketing purposes. You may revoke your consent, in any given time, for:

  • Receiving electronic communications from us. If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out of receiving these marketing-related emails by either simply changing your preferences on your user profile settings, if your registered, or through the consent management tool available on our website, if you are not registered, or by following the unsubscribe instructions in our communications. You may also send a request to the address of Section 11 of the Privacy Policy. In any case the Company may continue to send you administrative communications related to the provision of the Company Services.
  • Our sharing of your personal information with Company Affiliates or business partners for their marketing purposes. If you would prefer that we do not share your personal information on a going-forward basis with Company Affiliates and/or business partners for their direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out of this sharing by either simply changing your preferences on your user profile settings, if your registered, or through the consent management tool available on our website, if you are not registered, or by following the unsubscribe instructions in our communications or sending a request to the address of Section 11 of the Privacy Policy.

In all the above cases, we may contact you and ask you for more information, that are necessary to properly handle your request.

9. FOR HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We will retain your data only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the data was collected as outlined in this Privacy Policy. In any case, the following retention periods will apply to the processing of your personal da for the purposes indicated below:

  • Data collected for the purposes as per Section 3, letters from a) to h) of this Privacy Policy is retained for the time of provision of the Company Services plus the length of any applicable statutory limitation period following the termination of the Company Services;
  • Data collected for the purpose as per Section 3, letter i) of this Privacy Policy is retained for the time necessary to log to the Company Services through a social network; and
  • Data collected for the purpose as per Section 3, letters j) is retained a period of three (3) years;
  • Data collected for the purpose as per Section 3, letter k) is retained for a period of two (2) years;

At the end of the retention period your personal data will be either cancelled, anonymized or aggregated.

10. UPDATE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The Company may modify or update this Privacy Policy for any reason (including, but not limited to, changes in applicable law and interpretations, decisions, opinions and orders relating to such applicable law). Please look at the Effective Date at the top of this Privacy Policy to see when it was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be notified in advance by posting the revised Privacy Policy on the Company Services. If we make material chances to this Privacy Policy that  change the nature or processing or expand our rights to use the personal data we have already collected from you, we will notify you in advance and provide you with a choice about our future use of the personal data, as may be required by applicable law.

11. CONTACT US

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact the Company at the following email address privacy.africa@fox.com