DISNEY ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

The policies below are applicable to www.disney.co.nz web site owned and operated by Disney Online.

Disney Online collects personally identifying information only during contest or sweepstakes registration and in certain portions of sites in which guests provide content submissions and suggestions or participate in interactive online activities (i.e., community postings, voting, chat, games, or bulletin boards). Disney Online may use such information to fulfill prizes or for editorial and feedback purposes (to the extent that is explained when guests provide the information). In the event Disney Online plans to post any such information on a site, guests are provided prior notification of such posting and given the option of preventing such posting.

 

Policies for Individuals Under 13

Disney Online encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on the sites.

No information should be submitted to or posted at Disney Online's Web sites by guests under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.

Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, Disney Online does not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.

Although guests under 13 years of age are allowed to participate in contests, if such a guest wins, notification and prizes are sent to the parents or guardians identified in the initial Registration process.

No information collected from guests under 13 years of age is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside Disney.

Guests' e-mail addresses are never posted on Disney Online Web sites.

 

Policies for Individuals 13 Years of Age or Older

With the permission of a guest who is 13 years of age or over, information submitted at the time of sweeps registration or any form of submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Disney. If a guest objects to such use for any reason, he/she may stop that use by e-mail request.

About IP Addresses

Disney Online collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.

An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Web. Web servers -- the big computers that "serve" up Web pages -- automatically identify your computer by its IP address.

When guests request pages from Disney Online sites, our servers log the guests' IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us.

 

Use of Cookies -- The Disney Online Cookies Policy

What are cookies? Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your passwords and preferences while you're at our site. The use of cookies is an Industry standard -- you'll find them at most major Web sites.

By showing how and when guests use the site, cookies help us see which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. This information is most easily tracked with cookies. If you accept the first tracking cookie from Disney.co.nz, you won't be offered as many afterwards

How Disney Online Sites Do Not Use Cookies

Disney Online Sites never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie. Except as described below, Disney Online Sites do not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor is that information shared with any third parties whatsoever.

Disney Online Sites do not use cookies to identify specific individuals, except in such cases as online shopping (see above) and contest registration (where a cookie allows you to enter a contest every day without registering again each time).

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, it is possible that some parts of the site, such as the shopping, contest, and game areas, will not function properly if you do so.

 

Links to Other Sites

Users should be aware that when you are on Disney Online sites you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from Disney Online sites that take you outside our service. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. Always be aware of where you end up.

Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online - for example, via message boards or chat - that information can be collected and used by people you donít know. While Disney Online strives to protect its userís personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.

 

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this site, you signify your assent to the Disney Online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our sites. Your continued use of the Disney Online sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

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