The Website provides the means for anonymous browsers ("Visitors") to learn more about us. Visitors who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and who affirmatively indicate their agreement to abide by this Agreement, by means of a click-through consent, ("Registrants") may submit an on-line application to Ford (“Application”). By clicking “become a model” at Ford Models. You may register if you are under the age of 18 BUT ONLY IF your parent/legal guardian registers on your behalf. . Registrants may NOT be under the age of 13. In the case of a Registrant under the age of 18, “Registrant” will be deemed to include a parent/legal guardian.
Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing the Website. Ford Models reserves the right to modify the Agreement at any time. You agree to review the Agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications. You further agree that your continued use of the Website will be deemed conclusive evidence of your acceptance of any modified Agreement. We will indicate that changes to this Agreement have been made by updating the date shown after “Last Updated” at the end of this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of this Agreement, you are not authorized to use this Website. A current version of the Agreement is accessible via the footer of the Website’s homepage.
By participating in the Selection Process or other Ford Promotions, you consent to the collection and use of your information by Ford Models as described herein. Ford Models reserves the right to change how we handle the information we collect related to the Seventeen Magazine Readers Choice Selection Process or Promotions at any time. We will update this Privacy Statement to reflect any changes in our privacy collection and handling practices, and such changes will take effect immediately once posted or distributed.
What type of PII does Ford Models collect from you and how do we use it?
Ford Models does not require you to provide us with any PII in order to browse the Website. Ford Models does not collect Personal Information from individuals except when it is specifically and knowingly provided. For example, in order to submit an Application to Ford Models, Registrants must provide us with certain Personal Information, including without limitation (i) a Registrant’s name, address, telephone number and email address, (ii) a detailed description of the Registrant’s physical attributes, and (iii) photographs/videos of Registrants (collectively, the “Content”).
Unless you provide your Personal Information to Ford Models through the Website, we will not collect any Personal Information from you. In the event you submit your Personal Information to us, we will use such Personal Information for internal purposes, for contacting you about events and media related to Ford Models’ activities and we may share such Personal Information with third parties who may contact you as well with news and offers. You may opt-out of such communications if they do not interest you. We may also release such Personal Information to third parties if we believe such release is necessary to comply with the law (e.g., a legal process or a statutory authorization), to apply or enforce our customer agreements, to protect our rights or property, if we reasonably believe that the physical safety of a person is threatened, or as part of a corporate reorganization, consolidation, merger, or sale of substantially all of the assets of Ford Models.
Please keep in mind that portions of the Content contained in your Application may be made publicly viewable on the Website by us. Do not submit any Content to the Website that you are not authorized to distribute to the public or that you don’t want others to see.
You can be assured that Personal Information collected through the Website is maintained in a manner consistent with current industry standards. Your Personal information is protected in several ways. Your personal information resides on a secure server that only selected Ford Models, employees and contractors have access to via password. We encrypt your Personal Information and thereby prevent unauthorized parties from viewing such information when it is transmitted to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged through the Website cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
While we take reasonable efforts to protect Personal Information that you provide to us, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be lost, disclosed or accessed by accidental circumstances or by the unauthorized acts of others.
Registrants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older in order to independently submit an Application to us. Registrants may be under eighteen (18) years of age if their parent/legal guardian registers on their behalf; however, Registrants may in no case be under thirteen (13) years of age. Ford Models does not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under thirteen (13) years of age and no part of our Website is designed to attract anyone under age 13.. Please do not communicate with or contact us if you are under age 13.
Do we have a mechanism to address inquiries or complaints about the handling of information that we collect?
If you have questions or concerns about any of our information collection or handling practices, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may contact Ford Models to ask if we are keeping Personal Information about you. If we have collected Personal Information about you, we will provide you with a readable copy of such Personal Information at no charge. Factual errors in your Personal Information, including out-of-date information, may be corrected by sending us a request that credibly shows our error.
You may request a Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure which will identify the third parties with whom Ford Models has shared the information we have collected from you. You may request the Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure by writing us at email@example.com. You may also send us your Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure request via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 212.219.6500. We will respond to your request for a Notice of Information-Sharing Disclosure within thirty (30) days of receipt.
You may always opt-out of receiving communications from us. To remove any personal information from our database or to not receive future e-mail communications from Ford Models, send an e-mail to email@example.com with the word “REMOVE” in the subject line. Further, if you do not want your Personal Information shared with third parties in the manner discussed above, please notify Ford Models by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone at 212.219.6500 or at the following address: Ford Models, Inc. 111 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003 to the attention of the General Counsel.
Ford Models respects your privacy and exercises reasonable precautions to maintain the confidentiality of information provided by you in connection with your use of the Website.