Privacy Policy

 

 

We take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our
privacy policy. The federal government and technology industry have developed
practical tips to help you guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer and
protect your personal information.

This privacy policy applies to www.HackingEveryday.com(“HackingEveryday”).
This privacy policy describes how we collects and uses the personal information
you provide on this website: www.HackingEveryday.com. It also describes the
choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how
you can access and update this information.

If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices,
please contact us.

INFORMATION AND COLLECTION OF USE

We collect personal information when you register with interesting-things, and when
you subscribe and share HackingEveryday channels. HackingEveryday may
combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business
partners or other companies such as Google, for the purpose of delivering
personalized content. When you register we ask for information such as your name,
gender, age and email address. HackingEveryday uses the information for the
following general purposes: to customize the content you see, fulfill your requests
for services, improve our services, contact you, and conduct research. You may
set up a channel on interesting-things.

INFORMATION SHARING

We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or
non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested,
when we have your permission, or when we respond to subpoenas, court orders, or
legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal
claims. If we becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of
some or all of its assets, we will provide notice before personal information is
transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

COOKIES

We use “cookies” on interesting-things to track how users use our website. A
cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping
purposes. We link some information we store in cookines to personal information
you submit in order to deliver a better experience on the service.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires
when you close your browser. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to
navigate our site. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended
period of time. We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you don’t
have to enter it more than once. You can remove persistent cookies by following
directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.

If you reject cookies, you may still use our website, but your ability to use some
areas of our site, such as contests or surveys, will be limited.

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store
it in log files. These are non-personal information which includes internet
protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP),
referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends,
to administer the website, to track users’ movements around the website and to
gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do link this
automatically-collected data to personal information.

BEHAVIORAL TARGETING / RE-TARGETING

We partner with a third party ad network to either display advertising on our
website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses
cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personal information about your activities
on this and other websites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your
interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving
you targeted ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not
opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.

CONTENT OF ITEMS

The contents of any item that you post directly to the site, including any text,
images and audio, are stored and maintained on our servers in order to publish
these items and provide the Service. Your submitted content will be associated
with your account.

CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally
accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both
during transmission and once we receive it. We limit access to personal information
about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with
that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their job
s. These individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to
discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet
these obligations. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of
electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its
absolute security.

THIRD PARTY SITES

This Policy only applies to the interesting-things website and services. We do
not exercise control over the sites that our service links to. These other sites
may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or
solicit personal information from you. We encourage you to read such privacy
policies of any third-party sites you visit. It is the sole responsibility of
such third parties to adhere to any applicable restrictions on the disclosure of
your personal information, and we shall not be liable for wrongful use or
disclosure of your personal information by any third party.

(i) HackingEveryday may sometimes use third-party advertising companies to
serve ads to users;
(ii) Third-party advertising companies may use non-personally identifiable
information about user visits in order to provide advertisements for goods and
services that may be of interest to the user.

DATA INTEGRITY

We processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected
and in accordance with this policy. We review our data collection, storage and
processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store and process the personal
information needed to provide or improve our services. We take reasonable steps
to ensure that the personal information we process is accurate, complete, and
current, but we depend on our users to update or correct their personal information
whenever necessary. Users can update, correct or delete their personal information
through the profile page of their account or contact us.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed
to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to
comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

We send out promotional or marketing email to you. Out of respect for your privacy,
you may choose to stop receiving these emails by following the unsubscribe
instructions included in these emails, accessing the email preferences in your
account settings page or you can contact us.

BLOG / FORUM

Our website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be
aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and
used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information
from our blog or community forum, contact us. In some cases, we may not be able to
remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are
unable to do so and why.

SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS

Our website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook and Twitter
button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that
run on our website. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are
visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function
properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or
hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by
the privacy policy of the company providing it.

SINGLE SIGN-ON

You can log in to our website using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or
an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you
the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and
email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect
give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to
your profile page to share with others within your network.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this policy. 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 HackingEveryday account or by placing a prominent notice on
our site. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email
(sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on
this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically
review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

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