Hosting Nation Data Inc. - Privacy Policy

Questions

Please contact us with any questions regarding our privacy policy by calling (250) 586-HOST (4678) or email hosting@hosting-nation.com.

Privacy Policy Statement

This is the privacy policy for all web sites operated by Hosting Nation Data Inc., administrator of Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com).

Contact Information:

Hosting Nation Data Inc.
PO Box 1977
Parksville, B.C. Canada V9P 2H7
Phone: (250) 586.4678
www.hosting-nation.com
info@hosting-nation.com

General Information

Our website security is extremely tight. Your name, your personal information and especially your credit card number are protected behind our secure billing system (AWBS - Advanced Webhost Billing System) We employ 128-bit encryption technology in all areas of the site that require you to provide your personal or account information. These include online ordering, order status and contact and contest forms. This is done to protect you from unauthorized use of the information you are sending to our server.

Since 1999, Hosting Nation Data Inc. has developed relationships with customers based on respect and integrity. We're aware of the trust and confidence you demonstrate when you visit our website and provide us with information. The Privacy Notice below is posted to demonstrate our adherence to the practices you'll find common to the best websites online. We promise that we will treat your information with the same honesty and sensitivity that we have displayed throughout our company's history.

We will never share your email address, phone number, credit card information, or ANY identity information with any unrelated 3rd party except as necessary to fulfill transactions that you initiate or as demanded by the legal system.

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Notice, please contact us as shown above.

Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com) Privacy Notice

By visiting our website you agree to accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Changes to this Privacy Notice, Conditions of Use and Notices:

This Privacy Notice and our Terms of Use will change over time and the use of information, which we gather now, is subject to these Notices and Terms as modified. Please check this page periodically as you continue to use our site to see if any changes have been made. This privacy notice was most recently changed on October 7th, 2008.

Children

Our Internet site does not sell products to persons under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you are required seek the approval of your parent or guardian to purchase products from this site.

Personal Information Collected By Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com):

Our Internet site uses information that we collect from our visitors to personalize and improve your visit at Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com). We gather the following types of information:

Information you give us: Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com) may collect any information, which you enter on our Web site. Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com) may use personally identifiable information collected through our website to contact you regarding products and services offered by Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com) and its trusted affiliates. We may also use information collected through our website for research regarding the effectiveness of the website and the marketing, advertising and sales efforts of Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com), and its trusted affiliates.

Orders: If you place an order we use a secure order form, which requires you to provide contact, billing, and financial information. This information is transmitted to your credit card company to authorize your purchase. All information obtained from you in the course of transacting orders is used for the purpose of fulfilling your order in a timely manner and for communicating the status of your order with you. Additionally, upon placing an order, you may begin receiving our email newsletter unless you opt-out by pressing a link at the bottom of any newsletter.

Cookies and Statistics: Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com) may collect personally identifiable information from Users in a variety of ways, including through online forms and other instances where Users are invited to volunteer such information. We may also collect information about how Users interact with our website . This information is obtained through analysis of server logs and through the use of "cookies" placed on user machines. A cookie is a piece of software that a Web server can store on a PC to identify the User should they visit the website again. While not all of the information that we collect from Users is personally identifiable, it may be associated with personally identifiable information that Users provide us through our website.

Sharing of Information with third-parties:

Orders: We will never share any telephone number(s), e-mail addresses, or credit card information, which you have given us with any marketing partner(s) or any unrelated 3rd party.

Credit card companies: When you buy something from us we send your credit card information, name, billing address and the amount of your purchase to your credit card company to verify and authorize the purchase.

Link to Third Party Site: Our Web site may contain certain links to third party sites, such as our partners and affiliates. We are not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these sites. We suggest that you check the Privacy Notice of each site you visit.

Information about Third Parties:

Hosting Nation (www.hosting-nation.com) may maintain relationships with other websites that operate as its affiliates, however, we have no control over their activities. We will immediately cease doing business with any affiliate that abuses the terms of the affiliate agreement. This includes, but is not limited to: spam, trademark infringement, predatory means of attracting visitors, or unlawful activities. To report abuse by an affiliate, please contact our Affiliate Manager at shown above.

Law Enforcement and Protection of Users:

We will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organizations when we must do so to comply with the law. We will cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, protect the legal rights of our users (and us) when we believe it is needed for fraud/criminal protection and/ or credit risk reduction.

Business Transfer:

In the unlikely event that our business is sold, has its assets acquired or transferred, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, or merges or becomes affiliated with any other division, individual or entity, any customer information owned or under our control may be one of the transferred assets.

Security:

We employ 128-bit encryption technology in all areas of the site which require you to provide your personal or account information, including online ordering, order status and most contest forms. Your name, your personal information and especially your credit card number are safely stored in our billing system (AWBS - Advanced Webhost Billing System) To make sure you have the latest security features on your browser, you may want to download the most recent version of your favorite browser, which should have full SSL support.

Choice/Opt-Out:

Our Web site gives you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may opt-out by calling the telephone numbers and email addresses shown above.