- Our Commitment To Privacy
- Anonymous Use
- The Information We Collect
- The Way We Use Information
- Opt-in E-mails
- Cookies and Tracking Information
- Use of Third-Party Subcontractors
- External Website
- Our Commitment To Data Security
- Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
- Special Notification for California Residents
- Updates to the Privacy Statement
- No Guarantees
- How To Contact Us
Our Commitment To Privacy
HTC Corporation (”HTC” or the “Company”) owns and operates www.htcpro.com. HTC is committed to protecting the privacy of www.htcpro.com’s users and has created this statement to outline www.htcpro.com’s information collection practices.
The majority of materials provided under www.htcpro.com are provided for information purposes and you will be able to use www.htcpro.com without informing HTC who you are or providing HTC with any personal data basically. However, HTC might need information about you with respect to your use of www.htcpro.com.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the HTCpro.com website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. Personal information collected at these pages might include:
Credit/Debit Card Information
On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you register someone else for a course, or someone else, other then you, is paying for it, you will need to submit the their information. In this circumstance, personal information collected might include:
Credit/Debit Card Information
In the event users opt to voluntarily enroll in any membership program on the HTC website, the user consents for HTC to use the personal information provided for specific HTC purposes, including but not limited to, marketing, sales, services, survey, newsletters mailing-list, etc. Please rest assured that HTC takes our user data security seriously, and will implement the proper administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard user information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as any unauthorized disclosure, alteration, destruction, or access.
When requesting to be contacted by HTC relevant personnel, users are asked to provide information about themselves and their companies. This information enables HTC relevant personnel to respond promptly and effectively to customer questions and requests. HTC may track the domain names of users and analyze this data. Subject to the provisions of this statement, HTC may use the accumulated data for several purposes, including, but not limited to, marketing analysis, service evaluation, and planning. Through the aforementioned website, HTC may conduct surveys or other studies for marketing and planning purposes. With respect to information collected from such surveys or studies, and in the event that responses are to be publicly disclosed, users will be notified about their participation, and HTC will disclose only aggregate information regarding its users and not personal information identifying any specific individual. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in cases where surveys allow users to submit written comments, and where HTC advises users of the possibility of such disclosure at the time they take the survey, HTC reserves the right to disclose text information provided by any user through such a survey, provided that no personal information identifying that user is disclosed. Participation in such surveys is entirely voluntary. Circumstances under which the HTC would publicly disclose such aggregate information include, but are not limited to, sharing survey results with the site population, providing data to www.htc.com advertisers on user preferences and/or demographics, and publicizing overall usage data in press communications.
The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall.
Once the user signs up for the HTCpro Newsletter, HTC will send an auto-reply confirmation e-mail to the user-directed e-mail account. To make any subsequent newsletter subscription changes such as opt-in or opt-out, the user may click on the provided link in the newsletter e-mail to remove the user from HTCpro’s mailing list. Any request for opt-out requests will take the system at least thirty (30) days to process. In addition, it will take at least ten (10) business days for the server to stop sending e-mail to the given e-mail address.
Cookies and Tracking Information
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. At this time, HTC issues only one type of cookie, which is temporary and is set only when users enter the site by clicking on a banner ad. We use such cookies to track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. Please note that you have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you can choose to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. You can still use www.htcpro.com even if you do not accept cookies; however, by disabling cookies, certain site features and functionality may no longer work properly, or at all.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Use of Third-Party Subcontractors
At our discretion, we may employ third-party subcontractors to provide services, including but not limited to, e-mail subscription delivery, to our users. We will notify our subcontractors in the course of handling sensitive personal information to abide by the same confidentiality duties as outlined in the privacy statement.
Our Privacy Statement applies solely to www.htcpro.com. While this website contains links to other sites, please be aware that HTC has no control or influence over the privacy practices of such other sites. HTC encourages www.htcpro.com users to be aware when they leave www.htcpro.com and to read the privacy statements of every website they visit.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
The moment we successfully collect the payment your Credit Card information is purged from our system.
To secure site integrity, www.htcpro.com employs measures including but not limited to security audits, use of encryption tools and software, and other reasonable security measures and procedures. Internal access to users’ private and non-public personal information is restricted to site administrators and individuals on a need-to-know basis.
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
HTC takes special care to protect the privacy of minors (the age of minors is determined by local law where you reside) and encourages parents/guardians to be active participants in their minor’s activities and interests. HTC does not target, and is not intended for minors. HTC will not knowingly collect data from minors. If HTC discovers personal data from a minor, HTC will eliminate that data.
Special Notification for California Residents
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our clients who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. To obtain such information, please contact us.
Updates to the Privacy Statement
To update the Privacy Statement, HTC will post both the changed version and its effective date on this page.
While this Privacy Statement expresses HTC’s standards for maintenance of private data, HTC is not in a position to guarantee that the standards will always be met. Some factors beyond our control may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, HTC disclaims any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of private information.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us.