Privacy Policy

Laika Entertainment ("Company", "we" or "us") is committed to preserving the privacy of those who visit our website located at http://paranorman.com (the "Website"). This document will outline how we gather and utilize various sources of information obtained during your visit to the Website.  This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected at this Website.  By using or accessing this Website, you signify your assent to our Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such changes here. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of such changes. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE.

Information We Collect

When using the Website, in order to utilize some of the services, you may be asked to provide, or you may choose to upload, certain personally identifiable information about yourself ("Personal Information"), such as your name, birth date, gender, email address, physical address and mobile number (optional). Personal Information may also be collected via voluntary submissions from you, such as when you post a photograph, enter or respond to a contest, survey, sweepstakes or other promotional feature.

In addition, we may also collect non-personally identifiable information, such as IP host address, pages viewed, browser type, duration and frequency of visits, and other data, and may aggregate any information collected in a manner which does not identify any individual ("Aggregate Information"). Information obtained in connection with the Website may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Website, including both offline and online sources.

Information Usage

If you do provide Personal Information to the Website, you consent to receive information and updates from Paranorman.com and/or our affiliates, representatives, partners or authorized third party providers. We may also share your Personal Information with Focus Features (“Focus”), our distributor, and you may receive marketing and/or promotional messages by email from Focus, which may be unrelated to Paranorman.com and/or Paranorman the movie. If you do not want your Personal Information to be shared with Focus, please do not submit it to the Website. Unless you consent to the disclosure of your Personal Information, only the above-entities and our affiliates, our technical consultants, third party auditors and other third parties who make the Website available, enhance its functionality, or provide associated services and/or who deal with you in delivering content, samples, products, gifts and prizes, have access to this information. We will not sell or rent any Personal Information to any unaffiliated third party.

Please note that we reserve the right to and may disclose Personal Information about you in response to (a) requests from local, state or federal law enforcement officials; (b) any judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as subpoena; (c) if required by law; or (d) to investigate suspected fraud, harassment, physical threats, or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the Website rules or policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected conduct which we deem improper. Please also note that we do reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information and other information to our successors in business and purchasers of Website assets.

We may use Aggregate Information to improve and enhance your experience on the Website and for our research activities. For example, we may share Aggregate Information with unaffiliated third parties in an aggregate, anonymous form, which means that the shared information will not contain nor identify any Personal Information.

Cookies

"Cookies" are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a website for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that website. Many websites use cookies for these purposes. We may use cookies (and similar items such as clear gifs, web beacons, tags, etc.) to customize your visit to the Website and for other purposes to make your visit more convenient or to enable us to enhance our service. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use our Website, but it may interfere with some of its functionality. We do not use cookies to retrieve Personal Information from your computer, or to retrieve other information from your computer for purposes that are unrelated to the Website or your interaction with the Website.

Clickstream

As you use the Internet, a trail of electronic information is left at each website you visit. This information, which is sometimes referred to as "clickstream data," can be collected and stored by a website's server. Clickstream data can tell us the type of computer and browsing software you use and the address of the website from which you linked to the Website. We may collect and use clickstream data as a form of Aggregate Information to anonymously determine how much time visitors spend on each page of our Website, how visitors navigate throughout the Website and how we may tailor our web pages to better meet the needs of visitors. This information will be used to improve our Website and our services. Any collection or use of clickstream data will be anonymous and aggregate, and will not intentionally contain any Personal Information.

Protection for Children

We have no intention of collecting Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we do allow users to register for our site and submit Personal Information, our registration process would be designed to restrict children under the age of 13 from becoming members and providing us with Personal Information. Additionally, if you are under 13 years of age, you are not authorized to submit any Personal Information to this Website. When Website staff becomes aware that Personal Information from a child under 13 has been collected, we will use reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Security

We will not be liable for disclosures of your Personal Information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. We have undertaken all commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized Internet access to visitor data retained in our servers, however, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, and you do so at your own risk. Your use of the Website demonstrates your assumption of this risk, including the risk that your Personal Information may be intercepted in transit.

Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links to other websites, including our affiliated or co-branded websites. Other websites may also reference or link to our Website. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to be aware when you access any such third party links and to read the privacy policies of each website that you access. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by us on the Website. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites. Visiting these other websites is at your own risk.

Policy Modifications

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time. However, if at any time in the future we plan to use Personal Information in a way that differs from this policy, we will post such changes here. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes to this policy means you accept such changes. Please check this page periodically for changes to this Privacy Policy.

Communications with Company

If you provide your email address to us, you expressly consent to receive emails from us. We may use email to communicate with you, to send information that you have requested or to send information about other products or services developed or provided by us.

Any communication or material you transmit to us by email or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. Except to the extent expressly covered by this policy, anything you transmit or post may be used by us for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, you expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to us without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy and our legal obligations hereunder are subject to the laws of the state of Oregon and the U.S.A., regardless of your location. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in the federal and state courts located in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. in all disputes arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy.

Website Terms and Conditions

Use of this Website is governed by the provisions contained in the Terms of Use located at www.paranorman.com/terms-and-conditions.html. Your use or access of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by those provisions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE.

Contact: For questions or concerns relating to this policy, we can be contacted at: community@paranorman.com

United States of America: Our Website is maintained in the United States of America. By using the Website, you authorize the export of Personal Information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy.

Effective Date: This privacy policy is effective and was last updated on February 14, 2012.