Hot Circle is committed to protecting the privacy of each of its users. We
want you to feel free to express yourself within your web pages (within legal
limitations) and we are committed to allowing you to feel secure in your own
private environment, putting you in control of what you share.
Hot Circle values the privacy of visitors to its
as part of the Terms of Service.
What personal information does Hot Circle collect?
Hot Circle collects your name and e-mail address when you first register on the
site. We also ask for additional, optional information through our registration
form, including but not limited to your address, telephone, fax number.
Hot Circle uses a standard Internet technology called "cookies" to store
and track visitor information. A cookie is a small text file that a server can
automatically store on your computer and retrieve later. We instruct your browser
to place a "cookie" into a file on your hard drive when you visit
our site. Each time you return to the site, the cookie is re-sent to us so that
we may track which of our services you use and what content you view (including
advertisements). In addition, we collect the Internet Protocol address of each
visitor to our site, which is a number that can be used to identify your internet
service provider, among other things.
How does Hot Circle use the information it collects?
Hot Circle is committed to respecting your privacy. We may disclose information
we have collected from you and/or content you have made available on our site
in the following circumstances, and also may disclose such information and/or
content to others when Hot Circle believes in good faith that the law requires
it, or to protect the rights or property of Hot Circle or its visitors.
Upon request Hot Circle may disclose your contact information to customers
of your website, government agencies, any trademark or copyright owner requiring
to contact you in regards to transactions or content on your site.
Information submitted by you at the time of registration (including but not
limited to your name and e-mail address) may be used but not limited to marketing
and promotional purposes by Hot Circle.
This information may also be shared with other companies who offer a co-branded
or rebranded versions of our site, who offer services in conjunction with Hot Circle,
or who are business partners of Hot Circle. Hot Circle will not otherwise
identify you personally to other companies, or to any advertisers. Hot Circle
provides demographic information in aggregate form to advertisers on our site,
without identifying any user personally.
Hot Circle may disclose your website URL for tracking purposes to other sites that either have referred you to Hot Circle or for internal Hot Circle promotions.
We may use information provided by you when you participate in contests or
surveys on our site to send information about Hot Circle to you, or to give
information to advertisers in aggregate form.
your session, and to automatically log you out if your computer remains idle
measure the traffic on our site, track which of our services you use, which
content you view (including advertisements) and how long you view it. We collect
IP addresses for administrative purposes (such as to help diagnose problems
with our server) and to gather aggregate demographic information about our visitors.
You agree to allow us to contact you via mail, email and telephone for the purpose of activation, service or billing, even if you are on the Federal Do Not Call List. You agree not to report our email communications to you as SPAM to anyone to any governing body, ISP or service provider since you are able to opt in or opt out of any mailings you request and agree to receive.
By using our site and disclosing information to us you expressly consent to
the uses described in this Privacy Statement.
How to get more information?
either the email support feature in your website
(log in at "Hot Circle",
go to "help & support", "ask at question to support",
"other") or through the email
support/help feature on the Hot Circle home page (go to the "support"
tab, "ask a question").
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable,
such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.
Hot Circle's failure to exercise or enforce any
right or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right
or provision. You shall not assign this Agreement or any rights or obligations
hereunder, by operation of law or otherwise, without prior written approval
of Hot Circle, and any such attempted assignment
shall be void. Hot Circle shall have the right to
freely assign this Agreement, and its rights and obligations hereunder, to any
third party without requiring the consent or notice of you. Subject to the foregoing,
this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefits of the parties
hereto, their successors and permitted assigns. This Agreement sets forth the
entire understanding and agreement between Hot Circle
and you with respect to the subject matter hereof. Each party is an independent
contractor and not an agent or representative of any other party. No party shall
have any right or authority to create any obligation or make any representation
or warranty in the name or on behalf of any other party. This Agreement shall
not be interpreted or construed to create an association, joint venture or partnership
between the parties or to impose any partnership obligation or liability upon
any party. The parties acknowledge and agree that this Agreement may be entered
into electronically, and without the necessity of written signatures.