HickDeals.com is committed to ensuring the protection of personal information of our staff, customers, clients and users of this web site.
HickDeals.com's policy is set in such a way that, we collect personal information about you only when you knowingly and willingly provide it, and we will not share or otherwise profit from the distribution of personal data beyond the use it was provided to fulfill.
- Principle 1 - Accountability
- Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes
- Principle 3 - Consent
- Principle 4 - Limiting Collection
- Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
- Principle 6 - Accuracy
- Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information
- Principle 8 - Openness
- Principle 9 - Complaints and Inquiries
Principle 1 - Accountability
HickDeals.com has established policies and procedures to comply with its own privacy code, and has designated one or more persons to be accountable for compliance.
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes
HickDeals.com will identify the purposes for collecting personal information, prior to or at the time it is being provided. Personal information will not be used for a purpose not previously identified without further individual consent unless required by law.
Principle 3 - Consent
The knowledge and consent of the customer are required for the collection, use or disclosure of customer information, except where inappropriate.
Principle 4 - Limiting Collection
The collection of personal information shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by HickDeals.com.
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law.
Principle 6 - Accuracy
Personal information shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
Principle 7 - Safeguarding Customer Information
HickDeals.com protects personal information with safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Principle 8 - Openness
HickDeals.com will make specific information about its personal information management policies and practices readily available to individuals.
Principle 9 - Complaints and Inquiries
HickDeals.com will provide procedures to receive and respond to complaints or inquiries about policies and practices relating to the handling of personal information. These procedures will be easily accessible and simple to use.
Where and Why We Collect Personal Information Online
Currently HickDeals.com collects personal information from users when they register for our community forum.
When an individual registers for our community forum they are required to provide their name, email address, and password. This information allows us to deliver services to them in a secure manner and enables them to change their preferences associated with the forum. We also ask subscribers for additional information, which is not required to participate in the forum. The purpose of gathering this optional information is just so you can share what you want with others in the forum. Note that HickDeals.com will not sell or share your email address or individual information with any third party.
Limitation of Liability
Complete confidentiality and security is not possible over the Internet. Internet use and communication is subject to interception, loss and alteration. On whichever site you provide personal information, it is possible for a third party to view that information. You acknowledge and agree that HickDeals.com shall not be responsible for any damages you may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential or sensitive information over the Internet, and that all such communications will be at your own risk.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding any questions or further information you may require.
HickDeals.com reserves the right to update and amend this policy as it sees fit. Please check back often for any changes. This version was updated on June 02, 2008.