Your privacy is important to us! HILOUNGE.COM assures you that you can safely surf our site without fear of identification or prosecution. Under no circumstance will any of your identifiable information be recorded (unless you provide it to us), sold, or handed over to any third-party, including advertisers, sponsors, or law enforcement. HILOUNGE.COM does reserve the right to provide non-identifiable consumer data to third parties including, but not limited to, general statistics about pages viewed on our site, sales, and other shopping information.
Commenting on stories is also anonymous. HILOUNGE.COM will not edit or remove comments nor do we collect any identifiable information about the commenter, however we do reserve the right to not publish any comments that contain hate speech and other vulgar, inappropriate language deemed not worthy of First Amendment protection.
We define personal information as information that includes a person’s full name, address, telephone number, date of birth and/or email address or any other information that is tied to individually identifiable information that would allow someone to identify or contact you, unless stated otherwise herein or on the Site. We can gather information on our users in two different ways: (1) cookie technology; and (2) voluntary submissions.
Cookies are small pieces of information some sites store on your computer. If you have cookies enabled, your browser will accept a web site’s cookies automatically when you visit the site. Cookies often help determine what you see when you visit a site. This data is stored in aggregate form by Hilounge.com and is in no way singled out in an individual file. The information is used in revising the website to better meet our users needs and interests. Cookies are not used to track page views, browser histories, or form entries.
We also collect personally identifiable information from users through voluntary submissions. We use good faith efforts to make it clear why the information is being collected and what it will be used for. WE WILL NEVER SHARE THIS INFORMATION with any third party affiliates, sponsors or advertisers. In some cases, we will wish to contact you with communications from Hilounge.com only. In these cases, we will clearly let you OPT-OUT from receiving any communications from Hilounge.com if you wish do so.
When you order products from us, we also collect personally identifiable information from you. If you order one of our products or services, we will collect and maintain your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, telephone number, product selections, credit card or other payment information, order number, referring URL, IP address and a password. We collect this, and other information, as disclosed in this policy, in order to fill your order, to communicate with you about your order and to send you promotional materials. Before confirming your order, you will have the opportunity to review the product order form and make changes and additions to the information it contains. These changes will be automatically kept for future use. We use good faith efforts not to provide third parties with access to your individual account information. We reserves the right to provide non-identifiable consumer data to third parties including, but not limited to, general statistics about pages viewed on our site, sales and other shopping information.
Users must be 18 years or older before registering in any of our sweepstakes or contests. Contests are open only to residents of the United States and Canada and their territories and principalities.
We have taken steps to ensure that personally identifiable information collected is secure, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to its database servers, as well as electronic security systems and password protections which guard against unauthorized access. We encourage users to be smart about choosing when, and to whom to release information online.