Information You Provide to Us
The website generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. This includes but is not limited to when you register for our forums, enter a sweepstakes and complete a survey. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features such as posting on our forums. – Registration: In order to use select parts of our websites such as the forum, you must complete a registration form. As part of this registration forum, we require your email address and date of birth. Optional information such as your referrer or time zone may also be requested.
Our servers may automatically collect information about your computer when you visit our websites, including without limitation the website that referred you, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) and other usage and traffic information. HBM uses this statistical information to analyze trends, gather demographic information and administer our websites so we may provide improved web experiences to our readers. The information is not in a manner that would identify you personally. We may provide statistical information, not personal information, to our partners about how our users, collectively use our websites. We share this information to our partners, so that they may further understand the usage of their areas and our websites, so that they too could provide you with a better web experience. There may also be occasion when we are legally required to provide access to our database in order to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings. In those instances, the information is provided only for that purpose.
We neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone. We share your personal information only with your consent or to the entities described below: – Agents We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include sending postal mail and email, removing repetitive information from customers’ lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistant, and providing customer service. You hereby consent to our sharing of your personal information for the above purposes. – Business Transfers As our business changes and grow, we may buy or sell various assets. In the event all or a portion of the assets owned or controlled by Hi-Bit Magazine are sold, assigned, transferred or acquired by another company, the information from and about our website users may be among the transferred assets
Children and Parents
Our websites are not meant for children, especially those under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.
Conditions of Use
Third Party Websites
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at the Hi-Bit Magazine websites, please send a detailed message to info -[at]- hi-bitmag.com. Your privacy is important to us and we will make every effort to resolve your concerns.