Privacy Policy

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (“MGM”) has joined with mediapeers GmbH, ("mediapeers") to provide this web site, (the “Site”). mediapeers provides the licensing platform for the Site and when you register or submit information to the Site, you provide your information to both MGM and mediapeers (collectively, “we,” “us” or “our"), which both use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Except if specifically stated otherwise, this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on the Site and does not apply to information collected offline or otherwise outside of the Site THE SITE IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING AND ACCESS ONLY BY REGISTERED AND AUTHORIZED USERS ("Authorized Users"). This site is not for personal use or general media use, but only for legitimate requests to license an MGM owned clip, still or other material. To become an authorized user you must submit a registration request that must be approved by MGM. Access to this Site is subject to, among other things, your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use , which governs your use of this Site.


When you first request to become an Authorized User, we require that you provide certain information about yourself, some of which is personally identifiable information (information that could reasonably be used to identify you, such as your name, business address, e-mail address and telephone number) (“Personal Information”). We also may collect certain additional information needed to approve you as an Authorized User and conduct MGM business through the Site. If MGM approves you as an Authorized User, the Site will e-mail you information necessary to access the Site. There may be other forms or features on the Site that ask you to submit Personal Information or other information. The Site does not knowingly collect information from children younger than 13.

The Site may use the information you submit, including Personal Information, to: (1) process your registration with the Site and approve you as an Authorized User; (2) to provide you with services or information or fulfill transactions that you have requested or agreed to receive; (3) respond to your questions or other requests; (4) contact you with regard to your use of the Site or, in our discretion, changes to the Site's policies; (5) improve the Site or our services and for internal business purposes; or (6) for other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information.


In addition to any Personal Information or other information collected by the Site, we and our third-party service providers may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect certain web site usage information whenever you visit or interact with the Site ("Site Usage Information"). Site Usage Information may include browser type, operating system, the page served, the time, and the preceding page view, among other information. We may use Site Usage Information for a variety of purposes, including enhancing or otherwise improving the Site. In addition, your IP address or some other unique identifier for the particular device you use to access the Site (any, a "Device Identifier"), as applicable, may be collected. A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer, your cell phone, or other device (any, a "Device") used to access the Site, and our computers identify your Device by its Device Identifier. Site Usage Information collected may be non-identifying or may be associated with you. If it is associated with you, it will be treated as Personal Information. The methods that may be used to collect Site Usage Information include the following]:

Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to visit the Site. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including, without limitation, tracking user preferences and web pages visited while using the Site. You may disable cookies using your browser's preferences, but some features of the Site may not function properly.

Web Beacons. Small graphic images or other web programming code called web beacons, (also known as "1x1 GIFs" or "clear GIFs") may be included in our web pages and e-mail messages. Web beacons may be invisible to you, but any electronic image or other web programming code inserted into a web page or e-mail can act as a web beacon. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including, without limitation, to count visitors to the Site, to monitor how users navigate the Site, to count how many e-mails that were sent were actually opened or to count how many particular articles or links were actually viewed.

Embedded Scripts. An embedded script is programming code that is designed to collect information about your interactions with the Site, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your Device from our Web server or a third party service provider, is active only while you are connected to the Site, and is deactivated or deleted thereafter.


As stated above, MGM has joined with mediapeers to provide the Site. mediapeers provides the licensing platform for the Site and when you register or submit information to the Site, you provide your information to both MGM and mediapeers. The Site may share non-personal information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties, but we do not share your personal information with third parties for those third parties' marketing purposes. In addition, MGM may share your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy and in the following limited circumstances:

Third Parties Providing Services on our Behalf. We sometimes use other businesses to perform certain services for us, such as web site hosting, conducting web site usage analysis, sending e-mail or other communications, clearing and processing credit card payments, or performing other administrative services. We may provide personal information to such service providers in order for them to complete a requested transaction or otherwise perform their duties for MGM.

Administrative and Legal Reasons. MGM may transfer and disclose information, including your personal information, Site Usage Information and Device Identifier (e.g., IP address), to third parties to comply with a legal obligation; when we believe in good faith that the law requires it; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce our Terms of Use or other applicable Site policies; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise to protect the rights, property, safety, or security of third parties, Site visitors or the public. We may also use Device Identifiers (for example, IP addresses) to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, Internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies, in our discretion. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.

Business Transfers. MGM may disclose and transfer your information, including personal information, to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Site or the applicable MGM database, or in the event MGM (or any of its affiliated, parent or subsidiary companies) assigns its rights regarding any of your information to a third party or in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our assets, or other corporate change including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.


MGM makes no representation that this Privacy Policy and such practices comply with the laws of any other country. Visitors who use the Site and reside outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside or are a citizen. By using the Site or providing us with your information, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to this Privacy Policy and to the collection, storage, and processing of such information in the United States.


If you wish to access or update the personal information you have provided the Site, log-in to your account and click on "My Account." You can also update some of your preferences through the "My Account" pages of the Site. You may unsubscribe from any e-newsletter or marketing e-mails you have elected to receive from the Site by following the instructions contained within an e-mail you receive from the Site. Please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your licensing requests or use of the Site, and these transactional account messages may be unaffected if you choose to opt-out from marketing communications.


While MGM takes commercially reasonable steps to secure your personal information and privacy, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure or hacker-proof. MGM cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you submit via the Site, and you do so at your own risk. Please consider this when you choose the information, if any, you wish to transmit to the Site or to MGM through the Internet.


We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice to you. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy However, we will not use your personal information in a manner materially different from the Privacy Policy in effect at the time you submitted the information, unless you consent to the new or revised policy.