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Effective: May 23, 2023

Welcome to Village Casting dba Casting Duo! Village Casting, Inc. (“Village Casting”) and its affiliates operate a customizable form-builder system designed to allow customers - typically casting companies, studios, networks, and production houses — to build casting forms to collect form submissions completed by applicants.

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to your access and use of (the “Site”) and the software and services available on the Site or offered by us or our subsidiaries (the “Company Services” or the “Services”). We will sometimes refer to you throughout this Policy as “You,” or the “User.” This Policy expressly discloses: (i) the types of personal or non-personal information collected as a result of your use of the Site and the Services; (ii) how such data is used and stored; and (iii) your choices and options regarding sharing and use of your data.

We take your privacy seriously. If you have any questions about this Policy or about privacy at Company, please contact us at

What Data Do We Collect?
There are three types of users who may access our Site or Services:
Visitors – people who access the Site without signing in or who may request information from Village Casting about our services.
Customers – people who use our Services or who are authorized by those who pay to use our services.
End Users – people who provide information to Customers via our Services.

Personal Data
When you a visitor and are interested in our Services and register for an online demo or sales call, we collect the following information: first and last name, email address, phone number, your company name, the number people working for your company, your role in the company, your biggest challenge, when you are available for a demo, and a general query as to how you heard about us. All of this information is collected via our web form, and transmitted to our app database, as well as to our search database (e.g., ElasticSearch, Searchly 3rd Party SaaS).

When you contact us using our contact form, we redirect the contact to our General Sales and Support, and we collect the following information: your first and last name, your email address, phone number, the contact type (whether this is a general, sales, or support contact), and your message. This data is collected via our web form and is transmitted to our app database as well as our search database.

When you register for a User Account to become a Customer with Village Casting, we collect the following personal data: your email, first and last name, the time zone you are in, password, and password confirmation. We also collect your avatar pic via image upload provided by you, and your IP address, to track abuse. All of this data is collected through our web form for Users and transmitted to our app database.

After you set up a User account, you will have the option to create a Company Account, which, if created, will serve as the master account holder for your company’s account with us. Some Users will also join other existing companies. When you create a Company Account, we collect the following data: company name, address, city, state, ZIP code, and country, the company’s telephone number, URL, and the company’s logo. This data is collected using a web form, and all data is transmitted to our app database. Individual Customer account data can be connected to a Customer Company Account in the same database. A Customer designee can serve as the master account holder for that company as its main registered user, A Customer account holder can also be invited to collaborate with other company accounts. We do connect user data to company user data in our database; however, we do not connect data with outside sources.

When you subscribe for Village Casting Services, we collect the following data: the name appearing on Your credit or bank card, address, city, state, ZIP/Postal code, country, the card number, expiration month, expiration year, CVC/CVV code. This data is collected via our web form and is not stored on our system, but, rather, is sent securely to our payment processor, Stripe. Stripe tokens are connected to the customer’s Village Casting account.

When you create your casting call forms on our Site, you will select any questions you need to create your form. While we do not create the forms on your behalf, we do store the data you submit in creating your forms. Because casting call forms are customized by the User, they can have many different field questions, but typically questions include (and we thereby collect data for) the following: your email address, your first and last name, phone number, city, state or province, and image upload. This data is collected using a web form built by our Users for their casting needs. All data fields are transmitted to our app database, as well as to our search database. Applicant data is also connected to customer company accounts, which are scoped to the company and Us. Users cannot view other companies’ data.

We may collect your personal data from third parties if you give permission to those third parties to share your information with us.

Tracking Data
When a User visits our Site, we use certain tracking data (“Tracking Information”). We use Google Analytics for Tracking Information.

Usage data.  We collect usage data about Visitors, Customers or End Users whenever you interact with our services. This may include which webpages you visit, what you click on, when you performed those actions, and so on. Additionally, like most websites today, our web servers keep log files that record data each time a device accesses those servers. The log files contain data about the nature of each access, including originating IP addresses, but we only connect such information with Personal Data for Customers.

Deletion.  Village Casting will delete the personal information the business will have collected about a consumer and direct service providers to delete the consumer's personal information in response to a verifiable consumer request, subject to certain exceptions.

Device data.  We collect data from the device and application you use to access our Services, such as your IP address and browser type. We may also infer your geographic location based on your IP address, but we only connect such information with Personal Data for Customers.

Referral data. If you arrive at a Village Casting website from an external source (such as a link on another website or in an email), we record information about the source that referred you to us. We do not connect this with other Personal Data

Information from page tags.  We use third party tracking services that employ cookies and page tags (also known as web beacons) to collect aggregated and anonymized data about visitors to our websites. This data includes usage and user statistics.

When you visit our Site we use cookies, or similar technologies like single-pixel gifs and web beacons, to record log data. We use both session-based and persistent cookies. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire. They are unique and allow us to do site analytics and customization, among other similar things. If you access our Site through your browser, you can manage your cookie settings.

We log information about your use of the Services, including the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, your IP address and the page you visited before navigating to the Services.

We use cookies on our websites. Cookies are small bits of data we store on the device you use to access our services so we can recognize repeat users. Each cookie expires after a certain period of time, depending on what we use it for. We use cookies for several reasons:

To make our site easier to use.  If you use the "Remember me" feature when you sign into your account, we may store your email in a cookie to make it quicker for you to sign in whenever you return to Village Casting. For security reasons. We use cookies to authenticate your identity, such as confirming whether you are currently logged into Village Casting.

To provide you with personalized content. We may store user preferences, such as your default language, in cookies to personalize the content you see. We also use cookies to ensure that users can’t retake certain application forms that they have already completed.

To improve our services.  We use cookies to measure your usage of our websites and track referral data, as well as to occasionally display different versions of content to you. This information helps us to develop and improve our services and optimize the content we display to users.

We don't believe cookies are sinister, but you can still choose to remove or disable cookies via your browser. Refer to your web browser's configuration documentation to learn how to do this. Please note that doing this may adversely impact your ability to use our services. Enabling cookies ensures a smoother experience when using our websites. By using our websites and agreeing to this privacy policy, you expressly consent to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

We also use cookies to validate your identity and track your use of the services when you log on. Disabling these cookies may affect your ability to use the Services.


Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit the Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this Site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this Site, but in anonymous form. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site and assigns a user ID code, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website, to generate reports about website activities for website operators and to provide further services related to website and internet use. Google may also share such information with third parties to the extent it is legally required to do so and/or to the extent third parties process data on behalf of Google. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy as well as the Google Analytics Data Processing Agreement. Site usage is tracked using Google Analytics in accordance with their  Privacy Policy. However, if you do not want your data to be used by Google Analytics, you may opt-out by installing  Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Data processing takes place in the United States and Google is self-certified under the EU-U.S. and Swiss-US Privacy Shield. You may deactivate Google Analytics with the help of a browser add-on if you do not want this website analysis.

Personal Data Use
We may use or disclose the personal information we collect for one or more of the following business purposes:

To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the information. For example, if you share your name and contact information to request a price quote or ask a question about our products or services, we will use that personal information to respond to your inquiry. If you provide your personal information to purchase a product or service, we will use that information to process your payment and facilitate delivery. We may also save your information to facilitate new product orders or process returns.

To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Websites, products, and services.
To create, maintain, customize, and secure your account with us.
To process your requests, purchases, transactions, and payments and prevent transactional fraud.
To provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries, including to investigate and address your concerns and monitor and improve our responses.
To personalize your Website experience and to deliver content and product and service offerings relevant to your interests, including targeted offers and ads through our Websites, third-party sites, and via email or text message (with your consent, where required by law).
To help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our Websites, products and services, databases and other technology assets, and business.
For testing, research, analysis, and product development, including to develop and improve our Websites, products, and services.
To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations.
As described to you when collecting your personal information or as otherwise set forth in the CCPA.
To evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Village Casting's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Village Casting about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

End User Data
Our Services allow our customers to collect Personal Data (name, address, phone number, email address, photos) of people who submit the information to them to be considered to be cast in or work for television shows, web shows, movies and theatrical productions).

It also allows Customers to collect special categories of data that are directly related to casting and employment decisions such as race/ethnic background demographic information, some of which also needs to be retained for legal reasons connected to employment decisions.

Except as described below, we do not share such information to any other parties than the Customer that is requesting the information in connection with the administration and provision of their services.


It also allows Customers to collect special categories of data that are directly related to casting and employment decisions such as race/ethnic background demographic information, some of which also needs to be retained for legal reasons connected to employment decisions.

Except as described below, we do not share such information to any other parties than the Customer that is requesting the information in connection with the administration and provision of their services.

Sharing your Data
We will not sell, rent, or share Personal Data with third parties outside of our company without your consent, except in the following ways:

Law Enforcement and Internal Operations
Personal Data may be provided where we are required to do so by law, or if we believe in good faith that it is reasonably necessary (i) to respond to claims asserted against Village Casting or to comply with the legal process (for example, discovery requests, subpoenas or warrants); (ii) to enforce or administer our policies and agreements with users; (iii) for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, customer support, product development and de-bugging purposes; or (iv) to protect the rights, property or safety of Village Casting, its users or members of the general public. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify users about law enforcement or court ordered requests for data unless otherwise prohibited by law. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to limit any legal defenses or objections that you may have to any third-party request to compel disclosure of your information.

Village Casting, in its sole discretion, shall have the ability to store, share, and license any user data and Casting Content shared with the Company through third-party applications and its own means, through your submissions. We shall have the exclusive ability to use, upload, or otherwise disclose user information and data into our database as well as CastLyst’s database for role casting. By using this Website and providing this information to Village Casting, through this Website or other online forms, you agree and consent to have your data used for those purposes.

Business Transfer
Village Casting may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Data, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. Under such circumstances, Village Casting will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify its users if their personal information is to be disclosed or transferred and/or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.


We sometimes contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions or services on our behalf, such as software maintenance, data hosting, sending email messages, etc. We necessarily have to share your Personal Data with such third-parties as may be required to perform their functions. We take steps to ensure that these parties take protecting your privacy as seriously as we do, including entering into Data Processing Addendum(s), EU Model Clauses and/or ensuring these third-parties have EU-U.S. and Swiss-US Privacy Shield certification.


Third Party Service Providers
The following third-party processors collect personal data on our behalf and transmit it to us.

Heroku (Salesforce Company)
Information Collected: name, address, phone number, employer, purchase history
Location of the Processing: United States
Privacy Policy:
Basis for Processing: US-EU Privacy Shield, EU Standard Contractual Clauses, Binding Corporate Rules

Information Collected: Collect End User and Customer contact information for transactional emails to customers; applicant submission notification; one-time notification
Location of the Processing: United States
Privacy Policy:
Basis for Processing: US-EU Privacy Shield, Data Processing Addendum

Information Collected: IP Addresses and Log Information to assist Company with log management and troubleshooting
Location of the Processing: United States
Privacy Policy:
Basis for Processing: US-EU Privacy Shield Certified and Data Processing Addendum

Collects: Payment information (credit card, bank information), name, address and contact information to process payments.
Privacy Policy:
Location of the Processing: United States
Basis for Processing: US-EU Privacy Shield Certified and Data Processing Addendum

How is My Data Protected?
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, destruction or alteration. For example:

SSL encryption (https) everywhere where we deal with personal data.
Password protection on your account.
Data is kept on secure, encrypted servers, located in the US.
Data is transmitted using encryption and secure methods
Restricting staff access to Personal Data protected by password logs and two factor authentication.
Regular staff privacy and security training
Tokenized payment transactions (we do not store credit card or payment information)


For more information on how we protect information, please go to our security statement

However, because no security system can be 100% effective, we cannot completely guarantee the security of any information we store, process or transmit.

Payments Encryption: Village Casting utilizes only PCI-DSS compliant third-party payment processors to ensure the security of your personal information using Stripe.

Your Choices and Data Subject Rights
Right to Review and Rectify Your Personal Data
You can update most of your Personal Data by logging on to your account. However, if additional assistance is required to change or delete inaccuracies within your Personal Data or would like to know what information about you was collected, please contact us at We reserve the right to charge for copies of data requested.

Right to Remove or Withdraw Consent
If you are located in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, you have the right to withdraw consent where such consent is required to share or use data and you may request that we delete your Personal Data. If you receive communications from us and no longer wish to receive them, please follow the removal instructions in the email.

If you are located in the European Economic Area or Switzerland and you object to the processing of your Personal Data by us or our subprocessors, please notify us at and we will review your request. We will comply with such requests to the extent required by law or if required by law but it i not possible, we will provide you with a means to delete your data and cancel your account.

You can delete your Personal Data by logging into your account and deleting your account. However, since your Personal Data is required for us to provide the Services to you, deleting it will also terminate your access to the services. Deleting your Personal Data does not mean that all of it will be removed. We take steps to delete Personal Data that is no longer necessary in relation to provide the Services by deleting it within 60 days of you terminating your account or if the account remains unused for more than one (1) year. Data may be retained for up to one year, but we may be required to retain it longer by law, to retain it to exercise or defend legal claims. We may de-identify and anonymize some data for purposes of retaining it for analysis purposes to track trends and improve our Services.

Data Portability
If you would like us to transmit your Personal Data to another company providing similar services, we will work with them to do so upon request and verification of such request with both the requestor and the company receiving the Personal Data.

Right to Redress
If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA) and you believe we have violated any data protection laws you may file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority in your country.

Processing End User Data for Customers
Our Services may involve the processing of Personal Data on behalf of our customers. When we do so, we are acting as processors for the controllers of such data. As such, we take steps to ensure that Personal Data subject to GDPR is processed in accordance with controller instructions and GDPR; such as entering into a Data Processing Addendum incorporating EU Standard Contractual Clauses governing the processing, transmission and use of such End User Personal Data. The customers control the privacy settings and determine how the information you provide is to be used according to their own privacy policies or practices. If you wish to exercise your data subject rights to review, rectify, delete or port your End User Personal Data, please contact the controller to make such request. If you make the request to us, we will work with the controller to process and evaluate such request to confirm whether deletion is required by GDPR.

If you are located in or serve people located in the European Union, you may be a data controller and be required to execute a Data Processing Addendum with processors like Village Casting. If you require a DPA from us, you can download our DPA here. Download the document, fill in the required details, sign it, and send the copy back to us at

Transnational Transfer of Data
If you are providing your Personal Data to us directly to use our Services, we will transmit your data, including your Personal Data, to the United States in order to fulfill our contractual obligations to you.

Your California Privacy Rights
California residents who have an established business relationship with Village Casting may make a written request to Village Casting about whether Village Casting has disclosed any Personal Data to any third-parties for the third-parties' direct marketing purposes during the prior calendar year. To make such a request, please send an email or write us:

Attention: Privacy
Village Casting
Address: 10632 N. Scottsdale Rd., #B-535, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-6199
Phone: (818) 208-0177

Your Rights and Choices
The CCPA provides consumers Village Casting with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.

Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights

You have the right to request that Village Casting disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), we will disclose to you:

The categories of personal information we collected about you.
The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you.
Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that personal information.
The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).
If we sold or disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, two separate lists disclosing:
sales, identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient purchased; and
disclosures for a business purpose, identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient obtained.

Third Party Websites
We may link to other websites. When you click on one of these links, you are ‘clicking’ to another website or using social media promotion functions you select. Village Casting does not control the data collection or privacy practices of such third-party sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any third-party sites, as their collection, use and storage practices, and policies may differ from ours. 

Minors Under 16 Years of Age
Village Casting does not knowingly collect or store any personal information from or about children under the age of 16. If you believe a child under the age of 16 has under any circumstances provided us with personal information and data, a parent or legal guardian can email us at to request that their children’s information be deleted from our records.

Do Not Track
Do Not Track” or DNT is a feature enabled on some browsers that sends a signal to request that a web application disable its tracking or cross-site user tracking. At present, our Site does not respond to or alter its practices when a DNT signal is received.

Do Not Sell
In case you wish us not to share your personal data in whatsoever case regardless of the limitations, click on this link: Do Not Sell My Personal Information.

Changes to Privacy Policy
Village Casting reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. If Village Casting makes material changes to its Privacy Policy, we will notify you by changing the Effective Date on our Privacy Policy and providing additional notification either via email or other means as we may deem commercially reasonable.

Deletion.  Village Casting will delete the personal information the business collected about a consumer and direct service providers to delete the consumer's personal information in response to a verifiable consumer request, subject to certain exceptions.


Village Casting will not discriminate against a consumer who exercises any of the consumer's rights under the CCPA. However, a business may charge different prices or provide a different quality of goods or services if the difference is reasonably related to the value provided to the consumer by the consumer's data and may offer financial incentives to a consumer for the collection, sale, or deletion of personal information on a prior opt-in consent basis.

If you ever have any questions about our online Privacy Policy, please contact us. We respect your rights and privacy and will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you might have. You may direct any such questions to us via email at

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