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Privacy

Effective date: Jan 22, 2014

We (HotGloo GbR) respect each individual's right to personal privacy.


Information Usage

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 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.


Information Sharing


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.


Collecting Data

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.


Use Of Cookies

We do employ cookies. A cookie is a small text file that our web server places on a user's computer hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable us to track usage patterns and deliver customized content to users. We do not use cookies to spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy. They cannot invade your hard drive and steal information. You must enable cookies on your web browser to be able to use HotGloo correctly.


Third Party Cookies

The use of cookies by third parties is covered by our privacy policy. We do have access or control over these cookies.


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.


Intellectual Property

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.


Newsletter And Promotional Emails

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.


Links To Other Websites

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.


Access

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.


Blog

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.


Testimonials

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.


Social Media Features

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.


Framing

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.


Security

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. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. For a detailed overview of our security features please visit security.


Types Of Information Collected

This website uses Google Analytics and Piwik (these tools) to help analyse how visitors use this site. These tools collects the following types of information from users: type of web browser, type of operating system, screen colors (color processing ability of the users screen), javascript support, flash version, screen resolution, network location and IP address (anomymised). This information can also include: country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data, hostname, bandwidth (internet connection speed), time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page of the website, referring site statistics; the website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website); search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine).

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.


Reporting Privacy Concerns

Any questions regarding your privacy should be addressed directly to info[AT]hotgloo[.]com. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can, usually within 24 hours. Please follow up or ping us on Twitter if you don’t hear back. For requests that aren’t urgent or sensitive: submit a support request.


Notification Of Privacy Changes

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.