Effective date: Oct 5, 2012
We (HotGloo GbR) respect each individual's right to personal privacy. HotGloo has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy statement and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe’s Program Requirements and the TRUSTed Cloud Program Requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program covers information collected on the HotGloo website and the HotGloo application. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy statement or practices, please contact us at info[at]hotgloo[.]com. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.
We will collect and use information only in the ways disclosed in this statement. We collect information from all registered users such as: email, name, company name and address in order to create an account for you. We may also send you newsletters to your email address. For opt out of these emails, please see the Newsletter section below. We also collect billing and credit card information to process your subscription request and to convert your free trial into paid account. If you share a project with other users, they are part of your friend network and can access your name and email.
We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as payment processing, emailing communications or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.
We may also disclose your personal information:
* as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
* when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
* to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
* if HotGloo is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
HotGloo collects information under the direction of its Clients, and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes.
We collect information for our clients, if you are a customer of one of our Clients and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our Clients that use our service, please contact the client that you interact with directly.
We may transfer personal information to companies that help us provide our service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the provisions in this Statement regarding notice and choice and the service agreements with our Clients.
We have no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to the HotGloo’s Client (the data controller).
We will retain personal data we process on behalf of our Clients for as long as needed to provide services to our Client. We will retain and use this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
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Other Third Party Tracking
Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do not tie the information gathered to our Customers’ or Users’ personally identifiable information.
Our Terms and Conditions recognizes your right to retain full intellectual property protection for the digital content you create, including ideas and whole wireframes. Your ideas are yours, you own them.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s) and/or promotional emails, we will use your name and email address to send the messages to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe in all messages.
The site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by HotGloo. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy statements of such other sites. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements.
If your personal information changes, you may update it by making the change in your Settings or by emailing us at info[at]hotgloo[.]com or by postal mail at the contact information listed below.
If you would like to cancel your account, you can either log into your account and click on “Account” or you can email us at info[at]hotgloo[.]com.
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.
Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs. 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 at info[at]hotgloo[.]com. 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.
With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you want your testimonial removed please contact us at info[at]hotgloo[.]com.
Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing it.
Some of our pages utilize framing and/or masking techniques to serve content from our partners while preserving the look and feel of our site. Please be aware that you are providing your personal information to these third parties and not to HotGloo.
The security of your personal information and our clients’ information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as login credentials or credit card number) we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
This data is primarily used to optimize our website for our visitors, however we will use this data for marketing purposes. An example of how this data could be used for marketing purposes would be to tell potential advertisers how many visitors we get to the website, where our visitors come from, and how they arrive at our website.
This data DOES NOT include any personalized identification information such as: names, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, bank account numbers or credit card information.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Any questions regarding the Privacy Statement should be addressed to info[at]hotgloo[.]com. We are committed to resolving disputes within a reasonable time-frame.
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time without notice. 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.