This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Hotline
We want to build your trust and confidence in the Internet by
promoting the use of fair information practices. We are committed to
your privacy and are disclosing our information practices in this
is processed and used. We promise that we will take steps to use your
personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy
Policy. The following policies are only in effect for the Web pages,
newsletters, discussion lists and opt-in announcement lists owned and
operated by Hotline Wetsuits.
Every computer connected to the
Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that
computer's "Internet Protocol" IP address. When a visitor requests a
page from any Web site within the HotlineOnline.com Network, our Web
servers automatically recognize that visitor's domain name and IP
address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about
you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We
use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, but do not
collect and evaluate this information for individuals. Our Web servers
do not record the e-mail addresses of the visitors.
From time to time, HotlineOnline.com may
send a "cookie" to your computer. A cookie is a small piece of data that
is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's
hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie
files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system We use
cookies to identify which areas of Hotline Wetsuits Network of Web pages
you have visited, so the next time you visit, those pages may be
readily accessible. We may use this information to better personalize
the content and promotions that you see on our site.
You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the
settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all
cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent.
If you choose not to accept these cookies, your experience at our site
and other Web sites may be diminished and some features may not work as
We may also request your e-mail
address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey or to
provide additional services. Whenever we request the identity of a
visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the
information is requested. We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy, that
means that we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail
address to a third-party, without your consent.
In addition, HotlineOnline.com will not send you email that you
have not agreed to receive. We may from time to time send e-mail
announcing new HotlineOnline.com products and services. If you choose to
supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive mailings
from other reputable, third-party companies.
If you choose to purchase something online, we need to know your
name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, and
expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to
notify you of your order status. This information may also be used by
us to notify you of related product and services, but will not be shared
or sold to third parties for any purpose.
Disclose of Information to Outside Third Parties
HotlineOnline.com will disclose personal information when required by
law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
1. Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a
legal process served on HotlineOnline.com.
2. Protect and defend the rights or property of
Hotline Wetsuits, or visitors to HotlineOnline.com.
3. Identify persons who may be violating the law, the
legal notice, or the rights of third parties.
4. Cooperate with the investigations of purported
unlawful activities. HotlineOnline.com uses reasonable precautions to
keep the information disclosed to us secure. However, we are not
responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third
parties which receive the information. HotlineOnline.com also links to a
wide variety of other sites and contains advertisements of third
parties. We are not responsible for their privacy policies or how they
treat information about their users.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's
personally identifiable information changes (such as your email
address), we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove
that user's personal data provided to us. Please email information to
Users who no longer wish to receive our
promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by
sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Users of our site are always notified when their information is
being collected by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make
an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that
require an outside party, or not.
Information Collection and Use
Hotline Wetsuits is the
sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell,
share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is
disclosed in this statement. Hotline Wetsuits presently collects
information from its users at different points on its website as
We will share aggregated demographic
information with our partners if requested. This is not linked to any
personal information that can identify any individual person or
We may partner with another party to provide specific services.
When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other
contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide
these services. If you do not want your personal information shared,
please email email@example.com with your request.
The parties listed above are not allowed to use personally
identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site may
request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in
these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user
therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information.
Information requested may include contact information (such as name and
shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age
level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award
prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or
improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Your Consent To This Agreement
By using our Web site, you
consent to the collection and use of information by
HotlineOnline.com.com as specified above. If we decide to change our
always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under
what circumstances we disclose it.
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