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Mandatory arbitration

“Any dispute or claim relating in any way to your use of any IMDb Service, or any products or services sold or distributed by IMDb or through the IMDb Services will be resolved by binding arbitration, rather than in court, except that you may assert claims in small claims court if your claims qualify.”

Topic: Jurisdiction and governing laws

The Privacy Policy can change without clear notice

IMDb may change the policies and “use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Notice in effect at the time of use.” There is no clear information about prior notification in case of material changes.

Topic: Changes

Provides acess to third party websites and advertiers

IMDb allows third party websites and advertisers to serve ads and get your data (cookies, javascript, ip addresses, etc).

Topic: Anonymity and Tracking

Your information can be sold as pert of business transfers

The policy states that: “in the event that IMDb.com, Inc., or substantially all of its assets are acquired, user information will of course be included in the transaction.” but it doesn't say if the information may then be used for other purposes after the transaction.

Topic: Business Transfers

The Privacy Policy contains links with 404 errors

There are several links to other pages that don't work. For example: “Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. Click here to see examples of what we collect.” points to <http://www.imdb.com/privacy_info?ref_=pvc_2> which gives a 404 error.

Topic: Easy to read

IMDb provides revisions of changes to the Privacy Policy

You can see changes here: <http://www.imdb.com/privacy/change/>

Topic: Changes