Funimation Entertainment is respectful about the privacy of our users. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected from users of our sites. This policy statement tells you how we collect information from you and how we use it.
Collection of Non-personal Information
Certain non-personal information of users is recorded by the standard operation of the Funimation Internet servers. Such information is used to make your visits to our sites easy and enjoyable. Other uses of this information include internal review of the number of visitors to Funimation’s sites, but only in an aggregate form.
Some information may also be automatically collected (unless you have set your computer’s preferences to prevent it) whenever you log onto FUNimation websites through what are known as “Cookies.” Cookies are pieces of information stored on a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. A Cookie cannot determine your name, e-mail address, phone number, or any other personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information. Rather, a cookie is able to store information about your computer and the online activities generated from it, such as what kind of browser software you use to access the Internet, the type of operating system, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
E-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information about users of this site are known to Funimation only when voluntarily submitted. The e-mail address that you provide at account sign-up may be used with Funimation direct e-mail marketing only. E-mail addresses will not be given to any third-party advertisers. Users may unsubscribe from the Funimation promotional e-mail list at anytime via a link at the bottom of every e-mail sent out by Funimation. Personal information that may be collected in connection with users voluntarily filling out contest entry forms, purchasing Funimation’s products, joining Funimation, creating a review, compiling wish lists, adding products to My Collection, participating in the forum, creating alerts in My Shows, creating playlists, communicating with Customer Service, providing information in Account settings or Profile, or replying to a survey is retained by Funimation and is not sold or otherwise transferred to a third party, except that Funimation may provide this information in an aggregate form to third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Funimation needs to collect this information for fulfilling prizes, fulfilling shipments, tracking/verifying compliance with Funimation policies as well as federal, state, and local laws, and for editorial and feedback solicitation purposes. We also use this information to better understand our fans’ use of our sites so that we can enhance our users’ enjoyment of our sites.
User Information Displayed in Profile
Some user activity information is displayed on your user profile in the History tab. You can control which information appears to other users by visiting your Privacy Settings in your Account under Site & Profile Settings –> Privacy. By default, this setting is set to “Private”, meaning that only you and certain Funimation staff can see this information. Funimation Staff will only use this information for website analysis and functionality purposes.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
Funimation will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent. Funimation may, however, disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Funimation’s intellectual property rights or the rights of other Funimation site users, or to anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Further, Funimation may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Service Providers
Funimation provides personal information to other companies and individuals to perform functions on its behalf. These companies and individuals have access to personal information only to perform their functions and may not use it for other purposes. Functions include, but are not limited to fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and email, analyzing data, providing search results, and processing credit card payments.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Advertisers
Funimation Advertising on FunimationFilms.com and on Other Websites
All information collected in the above manner is non-personally identifiable and will not be merged with any personally identifiable User information without prior notice and the consent of User. No information will be shared with Google through any marketing or product data feeds which might be associated with our advertising.
In some cases, the Teracent cookie is used and Users may opt out of the Teracent cookie by visiting the Teracent opt-out page.