Filmitem Privacy Notice

Updated as of 13 November 2009

Personal Information

  • Browsing Filmitem You can browse all the content on filmitem without having a filmitem Account. You can also contact us by emailing, without having to register for an account.
  • Your Filmitem Account. For some activities on Filmitem, such as adding a new item, posting comments, or keeping a list of favourites, you need a Filmitem. 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 unauthorised access.
  • Usage Information. When you use Filmitem, we may record information about your usage of the site, such as the items you have added, comments you have made and favourites, and information that you display about yourself, as well as possible information of things that you click in Filmitem (including UI elements, settings). If you are logged in, we may associate that information with your Filmitem 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 image content that you voluntarily disclose online (e.g. item comments, your profile page) may be collected and used by others.


  • If you submit personal information to Filmitem, we may use that information to operate, maintain and improve the features and functionality of the Filmitem website, and to process any flagging activity or other communication that 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 Filmitem changes or for customer service purposes).
  • We currently (or have plans to) use cookies, web beacons and log-file information to:
    • Store information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time that you visit Filmitem;
    • Provide custom, personalised content and information;
    • Monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns;
    • Monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed; and
    • Track your entries, submissions and status in promotions, sweepstakes and contests.

Information That is Publicly Available

  • When you create a Filmitem Account, some information about your Filmitem Account and your account activity will be provided to other users of Filmitem. This may include the date that you opened your Filmitem Account, the date that you last logged in to your Filmitem Account, your age (if you choose to make it public), the country and the number of items that you have added.
  • Your Filmitem Account name, not your email address, is displayed to other users when you engage in certain activities on Filmitem, such as when you create new items or add comments. Other users can contact you by leaving a message or comment on the site.
  • Any images that you submit to Filmitem may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels and may be viewed by other Filmitem 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 public Filmitem Account page. Such information may include your favourite items (if you choose to display it), items that you rated and items that you have added.

Your Choices

  • If you have a Filmitem 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 at any time by editing your Filmitem Account and the features that are included on your public Account Page.
  • You may, of course, decline to submit personal information through Filmitem account, in which case you can still continue to browse the content of Filmitem.

Advertising on Filmitem

  • Filmitem strives to provide you with relevant and useful advertising and we use our own cookies, as well as other third-party ad-serving systems, to do so. We may use a range of information, including cookies, web beacons, IP addresses, usage data and other non-personal information about your computer or device (such as browser type and operating system) to provide you with relevant advertising. If you are logged in to your Filmitem Account, we may also show you advertising based on the information that you have provided to us in your Filmitem Account.
  • Other third-party ad-serving companies may display ads on Filmitem, provided that they comply with our ad-serving requirements. Filmitem does not provide any personal information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks for more information on their practices and for instructions on how to opt out of certain practices. Filmitem's privacy policy does not apply to and we cannot control the activities of such other advertisers or websites. Any data obtained by third-party ad servers subsequently shared with Filmitem are maintained and dealt with by Filmitem in accordance with this privacy policy.

More Information

Filmitem adheres to the European Data Protection Act. For more information about the E.U. Data Protection Act, please see the European Justice and Home Affairs website