HotFreeGreetings.com, a division of Chak International, Inc., is a leading provider of free greeting cards on the Internet.
At HotFreeGreetings.com, your online experience and right to privacy are of the utmost importance. We want you to feel completely comfortable and secure using our quality products and services. HotFreeGreetings.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to individual privacy. This statement discloses the information collecting process and the privacy and dissemination practices for the HotFreeGreetings.com Web site.
HotFreeGreetings.com respects your right to privacy. Because we gather certain types of information about our users we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the types of information we gather and how we use it.
HotFreeGreetings.com contains links to other web sites and HotFreeGreetings.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.
Information HotFreeGreetings.com collects?
Our primary objective in collecting personal information is to provide you with the best and most useful content and services. Because we derive revenue mainly from advertising, collecting information is extremely important to keeping our services free to all users.
We collect personal information about our users during usage of the HotFreeGreetings.com service, from our use of 'cookie' technology as you use the service and during sending or viewing an ecard through HotFreeGreetings.com or while subscribing to our newsletter and special offer services.
What is HotFreeGreetings.com's practice regarding cookies?
Your Internet browser has a feature called "cookies" which stores small amounts of data on your computer about your visit to Internet sites. You do not need to have cookies turned on to visit HotFreeGreetings.com. Cookies alone tell us nothing about who you are unless you specifically give us personally identifiable information which we may use to enhance your services in the ways described below. You may choose not to allow cookies to be collected by adjusting your settings on your browser.
We may use the information to improve our site and enhance your services in the ways described below.
- Keeping count of return visits to our site or our advertisers' or partners' sites
- Display the most appropriate advertising based on your interests
- Tracking visitor information to improve our marketing and services
- Accumulating and reporting anonymous, aggregate (data collected in mass), statistical information on Web site and advertisement usage
- Determining which features our overall user population likes best
- Saving your name & Email address so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site
Please note that advertisers on the HotFreeGreetings.com site may send cookies to users of the site and HotFreeGreetings.com does not control or have access to this information. For more information about cookies, visit here .
How does HotFreeGreetings.com use the information it collects?
We use the information we gather for the following purposes:
- To customize the advertising and content you see
- To enhance the user experience in our site. We use tracking information to determine how well each page performs overall based on aggregate user demographics and traffic patterns to those pages.This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
- To fulfill your requests for fresh content and services.
- To send you information you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you
Sharing of the Information Obtained by HotFreeGreetings.com
We do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your private information without your permission except to the financial institution that processes your credit card transactions unless required by law or for the protection of your membership.
3rd Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. Our third-party advertising companies also separately places or recognizes a cookie file on your browser in the course of delivering advertisements to this Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit their respective privacy policies.
What is HotFreeGreetings.com's practice regarding Newsletters & Special Offers Mailings from Advertisers & Business Partners?
When you send one of our cards, the information you provide to us is used by HotFreeGreetings.com to send offers & promotions from us & our partners. This information resides with HotFreeGreetings.com and is not disclosed to third parties.
All offers & promotions are sent directly by HotFreeGreetings.com, either for HotFreeGreetings.com itself or for its partners.We share information with our partners on aggregate demographic, geographic, preference, and other personally non identifiable information we have gathered about you. This will help them in directing to you offers that are more likely to be of interest.
You have the option of unsubscribing from these offers. You can do so by visiting the HotFreeGreetings.com Newsletter Area and following the instructions there to unsubscribing your email address.
If you do not want to receive such offers & promotions, please either unsubscribe yourself at the address given above or do not enter your email address & other information while creating one of our cards.
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