1. Introduction

Azerfon LLC ("Nar") respects your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use and sharing of information from or about you in connection with your use of the services. The term " Services" refers to our video service, including the selection of television shows, clips, movies, and other content we offer (collectively, the "Content") and our player for viewing the Content (the "Video Player"), as well as any other products, features, tools, materials, or other services offered from time to time by Nar through a variety of Access Points. The term "Access Points" refers to, collectively, the nar.az website (the "Nar Site"), applications, and other places through which the Services may be accessed, including websites and applications of Nar’s third-party distribution partners and other websites where users or website operators are permitted to embed or have otherwise entitiled to publish the Video Player.

By viewing any Content or otherwise using the Services, whether you are a subscriber, other registered user, or a visitor who has not subscribed to or registered for the  Services, you consent to the collection and use of information from or about you as explained in this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to the collection and use of information from or about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy, then you may not use the  Services.

Please note that the website addresses (i.e., URLs) included within this Privacy Policy may not function as hyperlinks on all the Access Points. To view this Privacy Policy with clickable hyperlinks, please visit the Nar Site on your computer.

2. Information We Collect

Nar may collect the following information from or about you:

Information You Provide To Us. We collect information you provide to us. For instance, when you register to use the  Services, we may collect your name, email address, birth date, gender, credit card information, billing address, ZIP code, and other information. In addition, Nar may collect information you provide to us when you respond to surveys, set your preferences, contact Nar through customer service or by other means, or participate in promotions that Nar may offer from time to time. Nar also allows multiple profiles to be set up under one account, so we may collect information you provide to us if you create a profile.

Usage and Log Data. We collect information when you use the  Services or view Nar advertising outside of the  Services. Examples of this information may include your IP address, device, browser and software characteristics (such as type and operating system), location (which may include precise location data), activity on the  Services including information about the videos you view  (e.g., show titles and episode names), page views, ad data, referral URLs, network state, device identifiers or other unique identifiers such as advertising identifiers (e.g., "ad-ID" or "IDFA") and identifiers associated with browser cookies (see our description of "Cookies and Local Storage" below), and carrier information.

Data Collected Through Cookies and Similar Technologies. Like many online services, we use various technologies to collect usage data and store preferences. These technologies are discussed below.

 

The use of these various technologies in connection with advertising on the  Services is explained further below. To learn about opting out of interest-based or online behavioral advertising, please see the information we have provided in Section 7 ("Your Choices, Including Opt-Out Options").

Third-Party Data. We may collect information about you from other sources, such as data aggregators, public databases, and our business partners. Examples of this may include information (whether identified, de-identified or anonymous, and whether collected online or offline) about your interests, demographic data, purchasing behavior, and your activities online (such as websites visited and advertisements viewed).

 

We may combine the information we collect from or about you and use it in the manner described in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise permitted by law.

 

3. Use of Information We Collect

Use in General. We use the information we collect from or about you in order to help deliver a first-class user experience. Our use of this information may include the following:

offer the  Services;

contacting you, including for promotional purposes;

customizing the Content and advertising you view and evaluating how well the Content and advertising perform;

identifying Content you share;

customizing recommendations;

conducting research;

compiling aggregate data for internal and external business purposes;

preventing potentially illegal or harmful activities, including fraud;

protecting your and our rights;

other uses in accordance with our Terms of Use; and

any other purpose that is disclosed to you at the time we collect the information or that is related to a request made by you.

Use of Payment Information. We use payment information, such as credit card numbers and billing ZIP code, to help provide the  Services. For example, we use payment information to process payments from a subscriber (we use a third-party payment processor to do this), to retrieve account information for a subscriber, to determine whether a subscriber is eligible for promotions, and to detect abuse of the  Services.

Use of Precise Location Data. In order to access certain  Services from your mobile device, you may be required to share your device’s precise location data (e.g., latitude and longitude) with us. In addition to providing you with certain  Services, this also enables us to serve you Content related to your local area such as news and sports, depending on your subscription. This data may also be used to tailor advertising to you based on your location. To learn more about your choices with respect to our collection and use of precise location data, please see the information we have provided in Section 7 ("Your Choices, Including Opt-Out Options").

 

Use of Aggregate or De-Identified Information. In addition to the individual data use described in this Privacy Policy, we may aggregate information about you and other individuals together, or otherwise "de-identify" the information about you (which means that the information does not identify you personally). We may use information in these forms for any legitimate business purpose, including for research and analysis, administration of the  Services, advertising (e.g., improving our targeting efforts), and promotional purposes.

4. Sharing Information with Third Parties

We may share information collected from or about you with third parties as explained further below, including business partners, social networking services, service providers, advertisers, and other companies that are not affiliated with Nar.

Business Partners. We work with a number of business partners who help us offer the  Services, including, for example, our content provider, software programmers, distributors, and corporate owners. We may share information collected from or about you with such business partners.

Social Networking Services. When you choose to share information with social networking services about your activities on the  Services, including shows you watch or like  Nar, information about you and your activities will be shared with that social network.

Service Providers. We may share the information collected from or about you with companies that provide services to us and our business partners, including companies that assist with payment processing, analytics, data processing and management (e.g., to facilitate our targeted advertising and marketing efforts), account management, hosting, customer and technical support, marketing (e.g., email, online or direct mail communications) and other services.

Advertisers and Advertising-Related Service Providers. We may share the information collected from or about you in encrypted, aggregated, or de-identified forms with advertisers and service providers that perform advertising-related services for us and our business partners in order to tailor advertisements, measure and improve advertising effectiveness, and enable other enhancements. This information includes your use of the  Services, websites you visited, advertisements you viewed, and your other activities online.

Audience Measurement Providers. Our business partners, such as content programmers, as well as our advertisers, seek to measure the performance of their creative material across many platforms, including the  Services. Accordingly, Nar may permit the use of third-party measurement software that enables third parties  to include your viewing of the Services in calculating measurement statistics such as TV Ratings. To learn more about your choices with respect to the  measurement software, please see the information we have provided in Section 7 ("Your Choices, Including Opt-Out Options").

Third Parties When Required By Law or When Necessary to Protect Your or Our Rights. In some instances, we may disclose information from or about you without providing you a choice. For example, we may disclose your information in the following ways: to protect the legal rights of Nar and our affiliates or partners, and each of our respective equity holders, directors, officers, employees, agents, and business partners; to protect the safety and security of users of the  Services or third parties; to enforce our Terms of Use; to protect against fraud; for risk management purposes; and to comply with or respond to the law or legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity, whether or not legally required. If you notify us that you believe your legal rights have been violated by Nar or another user of the  Services, we may provide the information that you provide to us to others to the extent that we believe it is necessary to evaluate and respond to your complaint.

Third Parties in Connection with Certain Transactions. If we sell all or part of our business, make a transfer of assets, or otherwise might be involved in a change of control transaction, or in the event of bankruptcy, we may transfer information from or about you to one or more third parties as part of the transaction, including the due diligence process.

Parties with Your Consent or When You Otherwise Choose to Share. In addition to the sharing described in this Privacy Policy, we may share any information from or about you with any party when we have your consent or when you otherwise choose to share such information, including as set forth below in Section 5 ("Sharing What You Watch"). Also, certain functions within the Services may give you the option to share information about your activities on the Services, for example, by email, text message, social networking, or other sharing function.

5. Sharing What You Watch

We may ask for your consent to Nar sharing information about the videos you view via the Video Player (e.g., show titles and episode names) ("Viewing Information") together with your personal information that we may collect (e.g., name, address, email address, and precise location data) with our content programmers, service providers, and other third parties set forth in Section 4 ("Sharing Information with Third Parties"). This information may help Nar or the third parties personalize your experience by providing you with more tailored content, features, and ads on Nar as well as on other platforms and services. Please note that we request consent on a per-profile basis (i.e., for each profile) and therefore the consent provided for one profile does not apply to the consent of any other profile associated with the account. To learn how to view or change your consent preference, please see the information we have provided in Section 7 ("Your Choices, Including Opt-Out Options"). For clarity, even if you have not consented to Nar sharing Viewing Information together with your personal information, we may still share information collected from or about you as otherwise permitted in this Privacy Policy. For example, we may still share Viewing Information together with account or device information that does not personally identify you (such as IP address and advertising identifiers).

6. Advertising

We advertise Nar both on the Services as well as on other platforms and services. We also display advertisements from other companies on the  Services, often enabling users to interact with the advertisements or click through to websites or other properties owned or operated by other companies. This section provides additional information about the collection and use of information from or about you in connection with such advertising.

Use of Cookies and Similar Technology in Third-Party Advertising. Advertisers, advertising technology companies, and service providers that perform advertising-related services for Nar and our business partners may use cookies and similar technologies (including for example those described in Section 2 ("Information We Collect")) to collect information from or about you through the Nar  in order to tailor advertisements, measure advertising effectiveness, and enable other enhancements. This information may relate to your use of the Nar, websites you visited, advertisements you viewed, and your other activities online. Advertising that is based on information collected from or about you across websites, applications and other platforms over time is known as interest-based or online behavioral advertising.

Viewing Ads. When you view an advertisement, whether or not you click on it, or when you interact with an advertisement, the advertiser, advertising technology companies, and service providers that perform advertising-related services for us and our business partners may collect some information from or about you. The information practices of these third parties are governed by their own privacy policies and are not governed by this Privacy Policy. Please be aware that Nar does not notify you when you have chosen to click through to another website or property when using the Services. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of such websites or properties to determine how they use or share any information they separately collect from you.

To learn about opting out of interest-based or online behavioral advertising, please see the information we have provided in Section 7 ("Your Choices, Including Opt-Out Options").

7. Your Choices, Including Opt-Out Options

You have the following choices regarding how we and third parties use certain information collected from or about you.

Opt-Out from Promotional Communications.

Opt-Out from Collection of Precise Location Data from Your Mobile Device

Options for Sharing What You Watch

8. Security and Account Access

We use a variety of physical, technical, and administrative measures to safeguard information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, and modification. For example, we take steps to limit access to sensitive information from or about you to the  employees, agents, and contractors who have a legitimate business reason to access such information. We also use measures like encryption and hashing to help protect sensitive information when in transmission.

Please note that if you allow others to use your account (including others you permit to set up profiles under your account), they may be able to view information about your account or any of the profiles under your account, including information about the videos you view and your email address.

9. Children

Children under 16 years of age are not permitted to register with Nar. The Services are not intended to be used by children without involvement and approval of a parent or guardian.

10. Third-Party Access Points, Devices, and Links

The Services may be provided through third-party websites, applications and other means of access operated by other companies (collectively, "Third-Party Access Points"). For example, you can access the Services through websites of our distributors. In addition, you may launch a Third-Party Access Point using various devices such as mobile devices and Living Room Devices. The Services also may contain links to third-party websites or applications. None of these Third-Party Access Points, devices, websites or applications are operated by us, even if they contain our name or logo, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of their operators. Accordingly, we recommend that you review their privacy policies.

11. Deleting Your Nar Account

You may delete your Nar account, in accordance with our Terms of Use, or via the link accessible on the Account page. You must cancel your subscription before you are able to delete your account. Please note that, after you delete your account, we may retain some information from or about you in accordance with applicable law, including for various legal, operational, accounting, and auditing purposes.

12. Applicable Law

The Laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall govern any issues arsing out of or in connection with the  Privacy Policy.

13. Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in the legislation or the Services or for other reasons. Therefore, it is important to check the effective date posted at the top of the Privacy Policy each time you visit the Nar Site or use any of the Services to ensure you are familiar with our most updated policies and practices. If we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting a notice on the Nar Site. If you are a registered user, we will also send an email to the email address that you most recently provided to us prior to the material change taking effect. Accordingly, please keep your account information, including email address, updated. Any material change to this Privacy Policy will be effective automatically 30 calendar days after the revised Privacy Policy is first posted or, for users who register or otherwise provide opt-in consent during this 30 calendar day period, at the time of registration or consent, as applicable.

14. Questions/Contacting Us

Thank you for taking the time to read this Privacy Policy. We hope you enjoy the  Services!