Privacy Policy

The purpose of this policy is to advise you of our privacy practices including how we collect, store and use information collected from you on hotsearchbox.com ("Website"). By accessing and using our Website, you must accept the collection, use and transfer of your information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with the way we collect and process information, please do not use this Website.

Information We Collect.

We collect general types of information about you when you visit and use our Website; examples include personal information, demographic information, behavioral information, and indirect information. Sometimes we collect combinations of these types of information.

We also collect information about you that we acquire from a third party which may include personal, demographic, behavioral and indirect information. This collection may include, but is not limited to, first party cookies, third party cookies, anonymous cookies, persistent identifiers, email opt in, and search engine keywords. We have no access or control over these cookies and other tracking devices used by third parties. We have no responsibility or liability for the policies and practices of these parties.

We automatically collect information about you using technology when you visit our Website. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. This information is collected from the use of cookies, web beacons or java script.

We will never knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have collected Personal Information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately deleted from its database. Because We do not collect such information, we have no such information to use or to disclose to third parties.

Collection of Information Through Cookies, Web Beacons, and JavaScript.

Generally, we as well as third party vendors and supporting advertisers use technologies such as cookies, web beacons, and java scripts. These technologies collect internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. This information is used to analyze trends, administer our Website, and track user movements through our Website and demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on these technologies on an individual or aggregated basis

You can disable cookies, although our Website may not function properly for you. Your browser preferences can be modified to accept or reject all cookies, or request a notification when a cookie is set. You may read more about cookies at http://cookiecentral.com. In order to use all of the features and functionality of our Website, you need to accept cookies.

Use of Information Collected.

We use the information we gather on our Website to provide you with the services and or products you have requested. This may include passing your information on to a third party to provide such services or products. We also use the information we gather to respond to any inquires you make, operate and improve the functionality of our Website, and deliver the products and services advertised on our Website. Our services include the display of personalized products, content, and advertising, relating to your experience and interests.

Disclosure of Information to Others.

We will share your personal information with third parties who help us in the delivery of the products and services you have requested. We also share your information with companies and individuals we employ to perform technical functions on our behalf. Examples include third parties who host our Website, analyze our data, provide marketing assistance, process credit card payments, and provide customer service. We also share your information with third parties who will provide you with their opportunities, products or services. We share aggregated anonymous information about you, combined with other persons using our Website with third parties, so that they can understand the kinds of visitors that come to our Website, and how those visitors use our Website.

We disclose your information if legally required to do so, or at our discretion, pursuant to a request from a governmental entity, or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property, or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. We may disclose and transfer your information to a third party who acquires any or all of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.

Third Party Collection and Use of Information.

Third parties collect and use information about you on or through our Website including advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies who place ads on our Website, may use their own cookies, Web beacons, and other technology, to collect information about you. We do not control the use of such technology and have no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about you. Our Website and email messages contain hypertext links to Websites owned by third parties. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Websites. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. We do not operate or control any information, software, products or services, available on these third party Websites. The inclusion of a link on our Website does not imply any endorsement of the services, products or Website, or its sponsoring organization.

Security.

We endeavor to safeguard and protect your information. When you submit information on our Website, such information is protected both online and offline. We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control. The servers in which we store your information are kept in a secure physical environment. The servers have industry standard firewalls. Access to such servers is password protected and access by our employees is limited. Currently, we use Secure Socket Layer software ("SSL") to protect data and to secure any transactions. SSL encrypts information including credit card number(s), and names and addresses, as they are transmitted over the Internet. Please be advised that, although we take commercially reasonable technological precautions to protect your data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure; therefore, we cannot and do not warrant that your information will be absolutely secure. Any transmission of data at or through our Website is at your own risk.

California Rights.

A. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) gives residents of the State of California certain rights with regards to the protection and control of the use of their Personal Information (as defined below) by us. If you are a resident of the State of California (as defined in Section 17014 of California’s Personal Income Tax code), you have the following rights in connection with the processing of your Personal Information:

a. Access to Your Information: You are free to request a copy of your information collected through the Site in the last twelve (12) months, including particulars about how your information is collected and used, such as: (i) the categories of your Personal Information collected on the Site; (ii) the sources of your Personal information collected on the Site; (iii) the categories of third parties with whom we have shared your Personal Information; (iv) the purposes for which your Personal Information was collected or sold (if at all); and (v) in the event of the sale or disclosure of your Personal Information for business purposes, two separate lists outlining (1) particulars with respect to the categories of Personal Information sold and to whom (listed by category) and (2) the information shared for business purposes, with specific attention to the categories of Personal Information acquired by each recipient (listed by category)

b. Request that We Not Sell Your Information: You may request that we not sell your Personal Information to anyone else, though that may impact your use of the Site and/or prevent you from obtaining products or services.

c. Erasure of Your Information: You have the right to request that we erase your Personal Information. Once we receive and confirm such a request that can be verified, we will erase (and direct third parties to erase) your Personal information, provided we do not have to keep your Personal Information in order to: (i) complete the transaction for which the Personal Information was collected, 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 us and you; (ii) detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity; (iii) debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality; (iv) 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; (v) comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act pursuant to Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section 1546) of Title 12 of Part 2 of the Penal Code; (vi) 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 Personal Information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, if you have provided informed consent; (vii) enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with our business; (viii) comply with a legal obligation; or (ix) otherwise use your Personal Information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the Personal Information.

d. Exercising Your Rights: To make any of the requests identified above, please make a request as follows: clicking here; calling us at 877-722-9971. A request must (1) provide information that allows us to verify your identity, and (2) explain your request. A request must only be made (1) by you or a person registered with the California Secretary of State to act on your behalf, and (2) twice within a 12-month period. The information in your request will only be used to confirm your identity and process your request (to the extent we are able). You will not need to create an account to make a request. Most requests can be processed within forty five (45) days. If we need more time to respond to a request, we will inform you of that fact and identify the reasons, in which case we may take an additional ninety (90) days to respond.

Types and Sources of Information Collected by the Site

The Site collects information (“Personal Information”) that can be used to identify, relate to, describe, references, or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular device or individual (“User”). The categories of Personal Information collected on the Site include the following:

How We May Use Your Personal Information

Unless otherwise set forth at the time of collection, we may use or disclose your Personal Information in order to:

The above reasons are defined herein as the “Purposes”. All Personal Information that you do not expressly provide to us will be erased after six (6) months.

How We May Share Your Personal Information

We may share your Personal Information with third parties (e.g., our affiliates, our service providers, and other third parties you’ve authorized) for the Purposes, unless you submit a verifiable request asking that we not do so. All third parties with whom we share your Personal Information will be required to (a) execute an agreement that binds such third parties to restrictions similar to those contained herein and (b) seek your approval before further sharing your Personal Information. We will not sell the Personal Information of any User if we know that User is less than 16 years of age.

Non-Discrimination

We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights, including by: (i) denying goods or services to you; (ii) charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties; (iii) providing a different level or quality of goods or services to you; and/or (iv) suggesting that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

B. Shine the Light Law

California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, and a description of the categories of personal information shared. In addition, California residents have the right to know if we respond to do not track signals or cookies. We do not respond to such signals or cookies.

As stated in this Policy, you have agreed to allow us to share information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes until you remove your information; and thus, you have agreed to this disclosure. California customers may request further information about our compliance with this law here (Do Not Sell My Data). Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this email address.

Contact Us:

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Changes to Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to make material changes to the substance of this Privacy Policy. We will post those changes through a prominent notice on the Website, so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.