(a) Site Owner. HoodCo, Inc. (“Company,” “we,” “our,” “us“), a Colorado corporation, is the owner of this website (the “Site)”). We can be contacted at:
P.O. Box 4331
Greenwood Village, CO 80155
(b) Personal Information. This online privacy notice discloses Company’s information practices for the Site, including what type of personal identifiable information is requested in order to make a purchase, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
(d) Site Transactions. At times, Company will need personal information regarding a customer or a prospect. For example, to process an order or add you to a newsletter with your permission Company may need to know your name, mailing address, email address or credit card details, as applicable. It is our intent to inform you now before we collect personal information, such as your name or Internet address. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.
2. Personal Information That May Be Collected.
(b) Service Quality Monitoring. Some Site transactions may require a user to telephone Company, or Company to call the customer. Company will generally only contact you by telephone with your consent, except to confirm an order or service appointment placed or to inform a customer or confirm the status of such order or appointment.
(d) Lost or Stolen Information. If your credit card or password is lost or stolen, you should promptly notify Company in order to enable Company to cancel the lost or stolen information and to update its records with changed information.
(e) Links to Other Websites. The Site may contain links to other websites. Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites. Please refer to those websites and their governing privacy practices for more information.
3. Uses Made of the Information.
(a) Limited Uses Identified. Without your prior consent, Company will not use your personally identifiable information for any purpose other than that for which it is submitted. Company uses personally identifiable information to reply to inquiries, handle complaints, provide operational notices, and in program record-keeping. Company also processes billing and business requests related to Site participation.
(b) Marketing Uses. Unless you opt out by contacting us at the above information, we reserve the right to provide you with information about our Site, our affiliated products and services, and related information in which you have indicated an interest.
4. Disclosure of the Information.
(a) Within Company. Company may share your personal information within its organization.
(b) Mergers and Acquisitions. Circumstances may arise where for business reasons, Company decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize its businesses. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personally identifying information to prospective or actual purchasers or receiving such information from sellers. It is Company’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
(c) Agents. Company employs or engages other companies and individuals to perform business functions on behalf of Company. These persons are provided with personally identifying information required to perform their functions but are prohibited by contract from using the information for other purposes. These persons engage in a variety of functions which include, but are not limited to, fulfilling orders and deliveries, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer services.
(d) Affiliated Businesses. Company may work closely with affiliated businesses operating website stores and providing services or selling products on each other’s websites. These businesses identify themselves to customers. Customer information related to a transaction with an affiliated business is shared with that affiliated business.
(e) Marketing Analysis by Third Parties. We may use third-party web analytics services (such as those of Google, Webtrends or others to collect and analyze usage information through cookies and similar tools; engage in auditing, research, or reporting; assist with fraud prevention; try to locate the same unique users across multiple browsers or devices to better tailor services and features; and provide certain features to Site users and customers. Any information disclosed will be in the form of aggregate data that does not describe or identify an individual customer.
(f) Disclosure to Governmental Authorities. Under certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants or orders.
5. Use of Computer Tracking Technologies.
(a) No Tracking of Personal Information. Company’s Site is not set up to track, collect, or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Through website access logs and third party affiliates Company does collect clickstream data and HTTP protocol elements, which generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our Site. This information is used for internal purposes for research and development, user analysis, and business decision making, all of which allows us to provide a better Site and better services. The statistics garnered, which contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information, may also be provided to third parties.
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(c) Use of Web Beacon Technologies. Company may also use Web beacon or other technologies to better tailor its Site to provide better customer service. If these technologies are in use, when a visitor accesses these pages of the Site, a non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be processed by Company or by its suppliers. Web beacons usually work in conjunction with cookies. If you do not want cookie information to be associated with your visits to these pages, you can set your browser to turn off cookies. Web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to these pages, but the notices they generate cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information and are disregarded.
(d) Collection of Non-Identifiable Information. Company may collect non-identifiable information from user visits to the Site in order to provide better customer service. Examples of such collecting include traffic analysis, such as tracking of the domains from which users visit or tracking numbers of visitors; measuring visitor activity on the Site; Site and system administration; user analysis; and business decision making. Such information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.” Company or its contractors may use this data to analyze trends and statistics.
(e) Collection of Personal Information. We collect personally identifying information from a customer during a transaction. We may extract some personally identifying information about that transaction in a non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable information, such as clickstream data. This information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level (not at an individual level) to help us understand trends and patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level.
(f) Notice Concerning Do Not Track. “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected on our Site for third-party purposes. We therefore provide a variety of opt-out mechanisms listed herein. However, we do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals. Please visit the Future of Privacy Forum’s website for more information on DNT.
6. Information Security.
(a) Commitment to Online Security. Company employs physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. Billing and payment data is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online. Personal information is accessible only by staff designated to handle online requests or complaints.
(b) No Liability for Acts of Third Parties. Company will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of customer personal information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, Company shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal information due to no fault of Company including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of Company staff or third parties.
(b) Opt-Out Right. You have the right at any time to cease permitting personal information to be collected, used or disclosed by Company or by any third parties with whom Company has shared or transferred such personal information. Right of cancellation may be exercised by contacting Company via the contact information above. After processing the cancellation, Company will delete customer or prospective customer’s personal information from its database.
8. Access Rights to Data.
(a) Information Maintained by Company. Upon your request, Company will provide a reasonable description of your personally identifiable information that Company maintains in its data bank.
(b) Corrections and Changes to Personal Information. Please help Company keep your personal information accurate. If your personal information changes, or if you note an error upon review of your information that Company has on file, please promptly notify us at the above contact information and provide the new or correct information.
9. Your Choices
(b) Privacy Information for California, Virginia, Colorado, and Certain Other State Residents. Certain laws and regulations of these states, applying to residents of them, have additional, specific requirements regarding how we collect, use, and share your personal information (including as that term is currently defined in and governed under the Colorado Privacy Act (“CPA”), the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and the California Privacy Regulation Act (“CPRA”)).
(i) Categories of personal information we collect. Throughout this Policy, we discuss in detail the specific pieces of personal information we collect from and about our Site users. Under certain state regulations, we are also required to provide you with the categories of personal information we collect. The categories we collect are: identifiers (such as name, age or date of birth, postal address, email address, passwords, screen names, and account names); commercial information (such as transaction data); financial data (such as credit card information); internet or other network or device activity (e.g., IP address or app usage); geolocation information; and inference data about you (e.g., the products and services you might be interested in based on other products and services you use).
(iii) Under certain state regulations you may make certain requests about your personal information. Specifically, you may request us to:
- Inform you about the categories of personal information we collect or disclose about you; the categories of sources of such information; the business or commercial purpose for collecting your personal information; and the categories of third parties with whom we share or disclose personal information.
- Provide access to or a copy of certain information we hold about you.
- Delete certain information we have about you.
- Request that we not share or sell your personal information, or that we otherwise restrict disclosure of your sensitive personal information.
- Correct your inaccurate personal information.
- Request we limit our use of your sensitive personal information, including precise geolocation and private communications.
Please note that certain information may be exempt from such requests under applicable state laws. For example, we need certain information in order to provide certain services to you. We also will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before responding to a request.
(c) Right to Non-Discrimination. Under certain state regulations, you have the right to not be discriminated against for exercising your rights. In regard to and as a result of such exercise, we may not:
- deny you goods or services that we would not otherwise;
- charge you different prices for services, whether through denying benefits or imposing penalties;
- provide you with a different level or quality of services; or
- threaten you with any of the above.
(d) Shine the Light Disclosure. The California “Shine the Light” law gives residents of California the right under certain circumstances to request information from us regarding the manner in which we share certain categories of personal information (as defined in the Shine the Light law) with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes.