Curio Pictures Pty Ltd (ABN 74 135 683 699) is an Australian television production company that develops and produces scripted and unscripted television programs for distribution worldwide.
Curio Pictures Pty Ltd (and its related bodies corporate in Australia, collectively ‘Curio’ and ‘us’, ‘we’, ‘our’) takes your privacy seriously and is committed to ensuring that your personal information is dealt with in compliance with Australian privacy legislation, including the Australian Privacy Principles.
Curio is a company within the Sony Pictures group of companies. Curio may need to disclose your personal information to Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc and/or related bodies corporate (‘Sony Group’) and will do so in a manner which is consistent with Australian privacy legislation, including the Australian Privacy Principles.
Your personal information which we may collect includes (but is not limited to):
Contact information which may include:
Telephone numbers (including home/work/mobile)
Date of birth
Education & Qualifications
Personal and professional interests and hobbies which may include club and/or society memberships
Information regarding your physical characteristic and personality
Information relating to your financial situation and/or financial details
Any other relevant personal information that we collect which identifies you or makes you reasonably identifiable as an individual.
Your sensitive information which we may collect includes (but is not limited to):
Sexual orientation and/or preferences/practices
Medical history and health
Criminal history and record
Racial and ethnic origin
Political opinions and affiliations.
How We May Collect & Use Your Information
The types of information we collect from you will vary and we may request your information for any purpose in our discretion with respect to the relevant circumstance. We will only request information from you that is relevant to our business functions or activities.
We may also collect your personal information from third parties where you have given permission for them to do so or where they are legitimate third party sources legally permitted to share your personal information.
Some of the reasons we may use the above information from you or a third party (where applicable) include:-
To verify your identity
To communicate with you
In consideration of potential employment at Curio
In order to assess your suitability for participation, contract and/or inclusion in the development and/or production of any Curio production
To assess any application for television programs including as a contestant, participant, audience member, actor
To conduct background checks which may include criminal history checks and/or medical history assessments (with your consent)
Submissions for television program development which you wish us to consider
To assess your suitability to provide goods or services for and/or in connection with the business of Curio
In connection with the development, production, exploitation, sale, distribution, licensing of any Curio development project or production
To obtain advice, undertake research and/or perform analysis regarding any of Curio’s business, development and/or production
To undertake investigations surrounding complaints made by you or about you in connection with any Curio business (including production).
You are not obliged to provide your personal information to us, however, where you choose not to, we may decline or terminate any application you have made in connection with the development and/or production of any Curio production.
Curio will not collect personal information from any person known to Curio to be under 16 years of age without the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
Curio will not sell your personal or sensitive information.
How We Hold Your Information
Curio’s physical storage of your information is at our offices at Fox Studios Australia, New South Wales. Fox Studios Australia is a gated site monitored by 24 hour CCTV and security personnel. Access to the site is restricted and closely monitored.
Electronic storage of information is organised and managed for and on behalf of Curio by the Sony Group. Electronic information held locally by Sony Group for Curio is protected by high level security measures that meet all Australian privacy legislation requirements.
All data stored overseas is encrypted and transmitted through secure networks and/or with encryption. Overseas data is primarily held in the United States.
We may disclose your information in the following circumstances:
Where required by law or authorised by any Court or Tribunal, or where we reasonably believe that our disclosure of your personal or sensitive information is required for law or court enforcement.
For a lawful purpose to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, and to be used in evidence including in any legal proceedings involving Curio and/or the Sony Group.
In a general or health emergency where we reasonably believe that the disclosure of your personal and sensitive information may assist the relevant authority including but not limited to police, security and paramedic services.
To share with our related bodies corporate, Sony Group, television networks, streaming platforms, other content providers, distributors, any promotional partners, and their respective related bodies.
Curio may disclose your information to overseas parties in some instances. These parties are primarily located in the United States of America and the United Kingdom.
Curio cannot guarantee and will not be responsible for the security of the internet or information transferred online, and no assurance is given by Curio with respect to the security of online communication of your information.
Your Right to Request Access to Your Personal Information
You have a right to request access to the personal information that Curio holds about you. You have a right to request corrections to that personal information.
Curio will request from you sufficient identifying information for verification purposes. If you cannot satisfy this request, Curio may refuse access to personal information.
Where Curio reasonably incurs any costs in retrieving and/or providing your personal information to you, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee for the provision of that information to you. This may include circumstances where your information appears on program tapes or has been physically stored offsite. Curio will endeavour to provide you with your personal information for a nominal postage/handling fee where it is practical and reasonable for us to do so.
Where you request that we delete some or all of the personal information we hold about you, we will take reasonable steps to delete that information, except where we are required to keep such information for legal reasons. Your request that we delete some or all of the personal information we hold about you may result in the termination of any application you have made in connection with the development and/or production of any Curio production.
Contact our Privacy Officer
If you have any concerns or questions about your personal information, or you wish to make a complaint about the way Curio deals with privacy, please do so in writing and send to us by (either of):
Please make the Subject of your email: ATTENTION PRIVACY OFFICER
ATTENTION PRIVACY OFFICER
Fox Studios Australia
38 Driver Avenue
Moore Park NSW 2021
Alternatively, you may contact us on +61 2 9266 2880 with general queries.
We will endeavour to provide you with a satisfactory response to your concern/question/complaint within 30 days of receiving your written concern/question/complaint. If you are not satisfied with Curio’s response you may contact The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner via: https://www.oaic.gov.au/about-us/contact-us