Hillside Electronics (HEC) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the HEC Web site and HEC Shopping Browser and governs data collection and usage. By using the HEC Web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection and Use of your Personally Identifiable Information
HEC does not collect directly personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number without your knowledge. HEC may ask you for such information and, if you choose to provide it, our statement below describes how it will be used.
This policy does not govern someone else's use of information you place on HEC's public message boards nor information that you disclose after you leave the HEC web site. HEC does not control how information on public message boards is used by other users. If you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data on HEC's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others who visit those pages.
HEC's Use of your Personally Identifiable Information
HEC collects and uses your personal information to operate the HEC Web site and deliver the HEC Shopping services you have requested.
HEC never sells or rents your personal information to any third parties under any circumstances. Unless you choose to receive information from HEC or its business partners your information will not be used to contact you. If and only if you choose to receive such information, HEC may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of itself, or on behalf of external business partners, about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party without your permission.
We will never share your personal information with any other third parties unless we have your express permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is required to prevent harm or injury (such as product recalls, fraud, claims or other liability), or to comply with valid legal processes (subpoenas, warrants) as required by law.
Use of Anonymous Information
HEC may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not directly identifiable with you personally, such as ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests, favorites and browsing history. HEC may share such data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis however your name and identity is never associated with this data.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by HEC and cannot be directly identified with you personally. This information can include: the IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by HEC to maintain a quality experience, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the HEC Web site.
The HEC Web site may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize HEC pages, or register with HEC site or services, a cookie helps HEC to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same HEC Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the HEC features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the HEC services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
HEC secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. HEC secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Changes to this Statement HEC will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. HEC encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how HEC is protecting your information.
Contact Information HEC welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that HEC has not adhered to this Statement, please contact HEC at email@example.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine