The Masquerade is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect your privacy.
Collection and Use of Your Personal Information
We may collect and store information that identifies you (“Personal Information”) and is voluntarily provided to us through our Website, application forms, surveys, initial consultations, meetings, or other communications. This may include your first name, last name, e-mail address, gender, age range, interests, city of residence, phone number, and photographs. We use this information to get to know you, understand your relationship goals and criteria, and determine whether you qualify to be part of our community.
We also may use this information to send you information that we think may be of interest to you, such as our newsletter, a contest, or promotion. If you do not wish to receive marketing materials or advertisements, please send us an e-mail or write to us at the address listed below
By submitting an application to Bocanegra, you understand and acknowledge that we will use your information only for internal data. We do not share any of your information with any 3rd party unless you agree beforehand. We will use your email and full name in our mailing list to promote events, promotions and other internal content related to Bocanegra or any entity related to Bocanegra ownership.
Information About Payments
If you transact business with us, such as purchasing tickets or buying products, we collect information about the transaction. This includes your payment information, such as your credit or debit card number, card type, expiration date, billing information, shipping information, and other related information. We may use financial information to process payment for any purchases made on our Website, when you submit an application or choose to participate in a membership program, and for other business purposes.
If you contact us via telephone, e-mail, fax, the postal service, our web form, or in any other way, we may retain the correspondence and the information it contains. This information may be used to respond to your inquiry, notify you of The Masquerade-related opportunities, and for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to receive notifications about The Masquerade-related opportunities, or otherwise want to restrict the use of information you provide to us, please send us an e-mail or write to us at the address listed below.
Information from Other Sources
Our Website interfaces with social media websites such as Facebook, and may use social media plugins (e.g., the Facebook "Like" button) to facilitate social media functions. When you visit our Website, the operator of a social media plugin may set cookies or other tracking technology on your browser, enabling that social media operator to recognize individuals who visit our Website. If you are logged into a social media website while browsing on one of our Websites, the social media plugins may allow the social media website to receive information about your visit-including the pages that you viewed-and connect the visit to your personally identifiable information.
URL and IP Address
We collect information about users’ IP addresses when they submit a form on our Website. We may use information about your IP address to administer our Website, analyze trends, change the content of our Website based on your needs, gather information about visitor movements, and improve the effectiveness of our Website. We also may use your IP address to enhance our security and help diagnose potential problems with our server.
We may assign your device one or more cookies to facilitate access to our Website and to personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record keeping purposes. Cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires when you close your browser and is used to make it easier for you to navigate our Website. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. These cookies may be delivered by us or third parties.
We may use this information for the following purposes:
To perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content;
To perform ad tracking and Website analytics;
To better understand and analyze user growth, general demographic information about users of our Website, and which markets yield successful matches with our candidates.
Although you may not opt out of receiving online advertisements generally, you may control the collection of data on our Website used for targeted Bocanegra advertising during your visits to other Websites. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website.
On behalf of the operator of the Website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on the Website activity, and providing the operator with other services relating to the Website and Internet use. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties
Security Measures to Protect Information
We are committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the information that you choose to provide to us, and we use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect against unauthorized access to or alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. All credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We restrict access to Personal Information to certain individuals and organizations that need to know the information in order to operate, develop, or improve our services. We are committed to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our employees’ privacy responsibilities.
California Privacy Rights
If you reside in California, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request, please send us an e-mail or write to us at the address listed below, and indicate in the subject line that you are a California resident making a “Shine the Light” inquiry. We do not share any personal information with any 3rd party unless it's within Bocanegra or its internal affiliates regated directly to the ownership.
Inapplicability of Privacy Policies of Any Linked Websites or Other Third Parties
You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our e-mails, or by sending us an e-mail at the address listed below. For California residents, please consult the “Your Privacy Rights” section above for additional considerations.
We retain Personal Information as long as we consider it potentially useful for business purposes. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.
Conditions of Use
Dispute Resolution Including Binding Arbitration
The services provided by The Masquerade are personal and private. To protect the private nature of these services, you agree that any dispute related in any way to use of this Website will be governed by the laws of California.
You also agree to:
1) Abide by any limitation of damages contained in any agreement we may have with you.
2) Resolve all disputes, except those specified in 3) below, through binding arbitration in California under the American Arbitration Association Rules in effect at the time when arbitration is sought.
3) Resolve through litigation disputes arising from an alleged violation of intellectual property rights or breach of confidentiality for which the injured party may suffer irreparable harm and may seek a restraining order, preliminary injunctive relief, an injunction, specific performance or other equitable relief and/or legal remedies, and actions to enforce the decisions of arbitrators, which may be taken in any court of competent jurisdiction in California and to which you hereby consent waiving all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens.
18 U.S. Code § 2257 - Record keeping requirements
Under federal law, 18 U.S.C. § 2257, producers of a "visual depiction of an actual human being engaged in actual sexually explicit conduct" are required to keep records showing the ages of the models. It does not cover images produced before July 3, 1995, or depictions of virtual sexually explicit conduct not involving the action of human beings.
Producers are required to maintain records of the legal name and date of birth of each performer, any other name ever used by the performer, a copy of photo identification issued by a government entity, a copy of the depiction, the date of original production, and the URL associated with the depiction if it is published online. Revised Regulations for Records Relating to Visual Depictions of Sexually Explicit Conduct; Inspection of Records Relating to Depiction of Simulated Sexually Explicit Performance, 73 Fed. Reg. 77,470 (Dec. 18, 2008) (codified at 28 C.F.R. pt. 75).
The records must be indexed by name and cross-referenced to other names used and title or identify number of the book, magazine, film, videotape, digitally- or computer-manipulated image, digital image, picture, URL, or other matter. Id. at 77,470.
A statement of the location of the records must be affixed to every copy of depictions that fall under the record-keeping requirements. For online publishers, the statement must appear on every webpage that contains a depictions, but can be a "separate window that opens upon the viewer's clicking or mousing-over a hypertext link that states, '18 U.S.C. 2257 [and/or 2257A, as appropriate] Record-Keeping Requirements Compliance Statement.'" 73 Fed. Reg. at 77,471.
Producers must keep copies of these records for seven years, and maintain them for five years after the producer is out of business. Id. at 77,470. Producers must allow Attorneys General or their agents to enter their business premise and inspect the records or keep the business records with a third party custodian that provides for access during regular business hours or at least 20 hours a week with no advanced notice and no requirement of suspicion.