PRIVACY POLICY

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to povagency.co, and MC Brand Communications, LLC dba POV Agency (“POV”) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to MC Brand Communications, LLC dba POV Agency include povagency.co and POV. The POV website is a brand management site. By using the POV website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

POV does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

POV may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. POV may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to POV, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

POV may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with the legal process served on POV or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of POV; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of POV, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by POV. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the POV website.

Use of Cookies

The POV website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize POV pages, or register with POV site or services, a cookie helps POV to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same POV website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the POV features that you customize.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the POV services or websites you visit.

Right to Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will: 

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
  • Detect security incidents, and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render it impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

 

Children Under Thirteen

POV does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, POV may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from POV, you may opt out of such communications by replying STOP to any email.

Changes to this Statement 

POV reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our website, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

POV welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that POV has not adhered to this Statement, please contact POV at:

Email Address:

[email protected]

Telephone number:

323-314-6937

Effective as of April 02, 2023

Andre Kar

Andre Kar (he/him)

Intern

Los Angeles

who is Andre?

Andre Kar, a second-year graduate student at USC, specializes in public relations and advertising. Originating from the East Bay Area, he gained prior experience in PR and marketing while working with companies like Zoom and Wpromote. Alongside his studies, Andre is the founder of The Cosmic Beats, an LA-based agency focused on enhancing brand visibility of DJs. He’s passionate about navigating the complexities of digital platforms and has honed his skills in media creation, evaluation, selection and marketing.

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Max Wong

Max Wong (he/him)

ASSOCIATE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIST​

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

who is Max?

Max Wong is an Associate Communications Strategist at POV Agency. He holds a dual M.A./M.Sc. in Global Media Communications from the University of Southern California and the London School of Economics. Originally from Singapore, Max grew up in eight different cities across three continents and hopes to bring his global perspective to tell lasting stories. An avid gamer, his academic research seeks to understand video game user-generated content and the creator economy, with a particular focus on the way gender norms are constructed online. Outside of work and school, Max spends his free time learning about the latest in gaming and tech and trying to find new recipes to cook.

What does POV mean to you?

To me, POV is the ability to amplify diverse voices and showcase innovative ideas, fostering meaningful connections and impactful storytelling.

What are some passion areas in your life?

Video games and emerging technology. I love learning about new tech that could change the way we talk to each other, and thinking about “the future” has always been an interest of mine. Also, cooking.

Guilty Pleasure movie or TV Show?

Master Chef – or anything with Gordon Ramsay, really.

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Carson Davis-Tinnell

Carson Davis-Tinnell (she/her)

Associate Communication Strategist

North Carolina

who is carson?

Carson, an associate communication strategist at POV, dances through the realm of communication with an infectious blend of curiosity and determination. A globetrotter at heart, she weaves the vibrant threads of diversity, equity, and inclusion into her professional work. Carson’s passion for culture, lifestyle, entertainment, and fashion transforms each project and elevates both the team and her clients to new heights.

What does POV mean to you?

POV means to me the ultimate feeling of being your true self. You can be your whole self without feeling judged. There is always constant support for who you are and how you perceive the world.

What are some passion areas in your life?

Growing up, I have always had and seen very empowering women in my life. Therefore, gender equality and women’s rights are major interests in my life and to be a part of this community as well. 

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

My one superpower would be to be able to speak to animals.

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Roseana Martinez

Roseana Martinez (she/her)

Associate Communication Strategist

Los Angelos, california

who is Roseana?

Roseana Martinez is an Associate Communication Strategist at POV who puts Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of her career. With a passion for storytelling, she is excited to step into the PR industry and enhance her skills in media relations and outreach opportunities. Roseana hopes to bring diversity and multicultural talent into sectors that challenge the idea of change while curious about the entertainment, sports, and lifestyle industry.

What does POV mean to you?

POV to me means bringing in YOUR own unique experiences and perspectives to the world and creating/cultivating something meaningful. This can create a small or big change in someone’s life or society.

If you could work on a specific type of business or brand, what would it be and why?

I would love to work for a Latino-based brand or business within the fashion industry. I love supporting the Latino community because I enjoy how culturally involved they are with their communities.

Dream Vacation Spot?

Couldn’t pick one: Switzerland, New Zealand, and the Maldives

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Jordyn Elliott

Jordyn Elliott (she/her)

Senior Communication Strategist

Chicago, Illinois

who is Jordyn?

Jordyn Elliott is a senior communications strategist at POV who aims to bring an authentic, empathic, and innovative approach to the agency world. Her background in marketing and corporate communications has well-equipped her with a toolset for media outreach, social strategy, and project management, and has encouraged her creative spirit. Jordyn’s passion for championing underrepresented communities and making sure that every voice is heard is a core value of her work.  

What does POV mean to you?

POV means acknowledging the many people and experiences that make our world so great, and ensuring that everyone has an outlet to make their voice heard. POV is about uplifting those voices that are often overlooked or oppressed. POV is about bringing people in and proving that diversity is our strength.

What is Your Favorite Part of Working at POV?

The Team! Can’t believe I get to work with such thoughtful, kind, and talented people every day.

What are some passion areas in your life?

Health and wellness through movement. I’m a recently licensed and practicing Pilates instructor!

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Ysabel Sarinas

Ysabel Sarinas (she/her)

Senior Communication Strategist

Los Angelos, california

who is Ysabel?

Ysabel Sarinas is a senior communications strategist at POV Agency, where she loves nothing more than telling a good story. Her experience with both business-to-business and business-to-consumer clientele has instilled an affinity for thought leadership, content creation, and strategic media outreach. With a background in public radio and freelance writing, Ysabel’s career has been shaped by stories that inspire and engage.

What does POV mean to you?

To me, POV is the culmination of our individual histories. Where we’ve been, who we’ve connected with, and what we’ve experienced all shape how we see the world.

What is one achievement you're most proud of?

I’m always proud of any efforts that shine a light on women of color killing it in their fields.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Teleportation.

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Odalys Flores

Odalys Flores (she/her)

Associate Vice President

Los Angelos, california

who is odalys?

Odalys is an avid storyteller and communications professional who brings over 13 years of experience across in-house and agency roles. She enjoys finding unique story angles to help elevate and tell her clients’ stories and has a passion for all things DEI.

What does POV mean to you?

POV is the first organization I’ve had the privilege to work at where I feel like I belong and can show up authentically without judgment while bringing my true point of view to all conversations.

What is Your Favorite Part of Working at POV?

The people I get to call colleagues.

What are some passion areas in your life?

Being a mom, traveling, and exploring the outdoors (oh, and coffee).

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MICHAEL “MCB” CHAVEZ BOOTH (HE/HIM)​

Founding Partner and
Head of Sport & Entertainment

Los Angelos, california

who is MCB?

MCB is a veteran storyteller and cultural connector who wants to help elevate the voices and brand profiles of good people. He’s a longtime agency pro, who’s also worked at and with the NBA, NFL, and more. And he’s the founder and director of culture here at POV. 

What does POV mean to you?

I love acronyms and abbreviations. And obviously, POV traditionally stands for “Point of View.” But, it points to the varied perspectives within our team that allow us to be good partners and stewards of not only the industry, but the culture.

What is Your Favorite Part of Working at POV?

The team. We have some incredible peeps over here.

Guilty Pleasure movie or TV Show?

I love competition-based cooking competitions.

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Pilaar Terry (she/her)

Managing Partner & COO

Los Angelos, california

who is pilaar?

The powerhouse behind the POV Agency, Pilaar, is redefining the game in the world of strategic communications! With an incredible 20 years of experience in entertainment PR and marketing, corporate communications, and everything in between, her journey of twists and turns has found her working with bleeding-edge advertising and marketing innovators and global giants like AT&T, Nike, and Universal Pictures.

What does POV mean to you?

Literally speaking, POV stands for point of view, and that’s really what it means to me. Our diverse, colorful, awesome team has unique lived experiences that bleed into everything we do. Our otherness is our superpower, and I love that we lean into it daily!

What is one achievement you're most proud of?

Intentionally growing POV beyond our kitchen table. . . to a team of people across the country working at their kitchen tables. The more kitchen tables the better!

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Mind Control. 

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