Privacy Policy 

The use of the "ShortFilmsIn" website (s) and/or ShortFilmsIn software services and products (collectively, the “Website”) provided by Microcreation Technocrats Inc. (“Microcreation Technocrats”) are subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy, including any amendments or updates hereto. This privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the ShortFilmsIn Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the website.

General

ShortFilmsIn takes your privacy seriously. We gather certain types of information about our users and we want to help you understand the terms related to the collection and use of the information which we collect. This Privacy Policy discloses the type of information we gather, how we use it, and what choices you have regarding the collection of such information.

BY USING, ACCESSING OR DOWNLOADING THE WEBSITE), YOU AGREE TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION ( AS HERE-UNDER DESCRIPTION), ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET HEREUNDER. SHORTFILMSIN reserves the right to amend this Privacy policy at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review this Privacy policy for any changes. Your use of the website following any amendment of this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.

If you are under the age of 13, you are not eligible to use the website, and we ask you not submit any personal information to us.

Please note that any video, image, or other content posted at the direction of users onto the SHORTFILMSIN website becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.

Collection of information personal information. Use of certain features of the website may require submission of certain personal information, including your first and last name, email address, a nickname ( or other user ID) and a password.

Non personally identifiable information. SHORTFILMSIN may also collect or receive additional non-personally identifiable usage information specially related to the use of a particular feature or offering on the website, and responses to the offerings and advertisements presented on the website.

SHORTFILMSIN may also collect or receive (in some cases as part of the internet communication protocol) certain non-personally identifiable technical information, when the website and pages are visited or when a SHORTFILMSIN client is used.

Personal Information

Browsing ShortFilmsIn You can watch short films without having a ShortFilmsIn Account. You also can contact us through the ShortFilmsIn Help Center or by emailing us directly without having to register for an account. email: support@shortfilmsin.com

Your ShortFilmsIn Account. For some activities on ShortFilmsIn, like uploading videos, posting comments, flagging videos, or watching restricted videos, you need a ShortFilmsIn Account. We ask for some personal information when you create an account, including your email address and a password, which is used to protect your account from unauthorized access.

Usage Information. When you use ShortFilmsIn, we may record information about your usage of the site, such as the channels, groups and favorites you subscribe to, which other users you communicate with, the videos you watch, the frequency and size of data transfers, and information you display about yourself as well as information you click on in ShortFilmsIn. If you are logged in, we may associate that information with your ShortFilmsIn Account. In order to ensure the quality of our service to you, we may place a tag (also called a "web beacon") in HTML-based customer support emails or other communications with you in order to confirm delivery.

Content Uploaded to Site. Any personal information or video content that you voluntarily disclose online (e.g., video comments, your profile page) may be collected and used by others. If you download the ShortFilmsIn Uploader, your copy includes a unique application number. This number, and information about your installation of the Up-loader (version number, language) will be sent to ShortFilmsIn when the Up-loader automatically checks for updates and will be used to update your version of the Up-loader.

Uses

If you submit personal information to ShortFilmsIn, we may use that information to operate, maintain, and improve the features and functionality of ShortFilmsIn, and to process any flagging activity or other communication you send to us.

We do not use your email address or other personal information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent. We may use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major ShortFilmsIn changes or for customer service purposes). You also can choose how often ShortFilmsIn sends you email updates in your ShortFilmsIN Account settings page.

We use cookies, web beacons, and log file information to: (a) store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit ShortFilmsIn; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.

Information That is Publicly Available

When you create a ShortFilmsIn Account, some information about your MyDocumentarys Account and your account activity will be provided to other users of ShortFilmsIn. This may include the date you opened your MyDocumentarys Account, the date you last logged into your ShortFilmsIn Account, your age (if you choose to make it public), the country and the number of videos you have watched.

Your ShortFilmsIn Account name, not your email address, is displayed to other users when you engage in certain activities on ShortFilmsIn, such as when you upload videos or send messages through ShortFilmsIn. Other users can contact you by leaving a message or comment on the site.

Any videos that you submit to ShortFilmsIn may be redistributed through the internet and other media channels, and may be viewed by other ShortFilmsIn users or the general public.

You may also choose to add personal information which may include your name, gender, profile picture or other details, that will be visible to other users on your ShortFilmsIn Account channel page. If you choose to add certain features to your MyDocumentarys Account channel page, then these features and your activity associated with these features will be displayed to other users and may be aggregated and shared with your friends or other users. Such shared activity may include your favorite videos, videos you rated and videos that you have uploaded.

Your Choices

If you have a ShortFilmsIn Account, you may update or correct your personal profile information, email preferences and privacy settings at any time by visiting your account profile page.

You may control the information that is available to other users and your confirmed friends at any time by editing your ShortFilmsIn Account and the features that are included on your channel page. If you have enabled Active Sharing, other users may see that you, as identified by your account name, not your email address, are watching the same video.

Cookies

SHORTFILMSIN may use cookies, web beacons or similar technologies to enhance and personalize your experience of the website, including to operate and improve offerings through the website; to help authenticate your identity when you visit and transact with the website; to remember your preferences and registration information; to present and help measure and research the effectiveness of the various offerings, advertisements, and e-mail communications (by determining which e-mail you open and act upon); and to customize the content and advertisements provided to you.

Special Note for Parents

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, SHORTFILMSIN does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information on the website from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the website at any time or in any manner. If SHORTFILMSIN learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the website without verified parental consent, then SHORTFILMSIN will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Advertising on ShortFilmsIn

SHORTFILMSIN strives to provide you with relevant and useful advertising and other Google and Ad Sense Partner website, as well as other third party ad serving system, to do so. We may use a range of information including cookies, web beacons, IP addresses, and usage data to provide you with relevant advertising. While you are logged in or logged out of your ShortFilmsIn account, we may also show you advertising based on non-personally identifiable information you have provided to us in your ShortFilmsIn Account. Advertisers may serve ads based on interests and demographic categories associated with non-personally identifiable online activity, such as videos viewed, frequency of uploading or activity on other Ad Sense partner sites. Advertisers may also serve ads to you based on previous activity on that advertiser’s website or based on non-personally identifiable information from other companies. This non-personally identifiable information is held separately from your ShortFilmsIn Account data, or other personally identifying information in our possession.

Other third-party ad serving companies may display ads on ShortFilmIn site. ShortFilmsIn does not provide any personal information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent.

Security

SHORTFILMSIN has implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personally identifiable information under our control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our personnel that have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personally identifiable information, are obligated to respect the confidentiality of the information.

Last updated: Dec, 2011.