Hispanic Digital Network owned sites, including this site, are covered by the
policies herein. Hispanic Digital Network (HDN) is national network of
Hispanic publication Internet sites throughout the United States. HDN
additionally review any and all terms or policies pertaining to any such
When does HDN collect my personally identifiable information?
you register on one of HDN’s sites, or for services on any of our sites, we
collect personal identifiable information from you. During registration you
are asked to provide your email address and some demographic information
including such items as your gender, year of birth, and address. The more
information you provide, the better we are able to customize our services and
your experience to suit your needs and preferences. In addition to
registration, we may collect personal identifiable information from you when
you enter contests and sweepstakes (which may be done in conjunction with site
registration), participate in promotions and special programs, register for
premium or customized services, make a purchase at one of our merchants or
partners, subscribe to one of our print publications, or download a software
product or plug-in.
addition, we may collect personal identifiable information from you when you
provide content to us for display or use on one or more HDN sites, including,
but not limited to, when you participate in user surveys, post messages to
bulletin boards or chat areas, submit personals or other classified listings,
build a home page, report a problem with one of our sites or services, or
submit a letter to the editor.
you use our referral service ("Email and Article to a Friend") to tell a
friend about our site, we will ask for your email address and theirs. We
automatically send a one-time email to the address you provided. Neither your
email address nor the email address you provide is stored or used for any
How is my personal identifiable information used?
main goal is to provide you with a customized and more relevant experience on
HDN sites. We review our users' preferences, demographics, traffic patterns,
and other information in aggregate so that we can better understand who our
audience is, and what it is you want. Tracking user preferences also helps us
serve you more relevant advertising. Please note that we do not share your
personal identifying information with the advertiser.
use a third party to serve ads when you visit our site. This third party ad
server may use certain information about your visit to our site in order to
provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you,
but they are not allowed to collect or use personal identifiable information
about you for their own purposes.
email address provided by you at registration, or as updated, may be used by
HDN and its affiliates to contact you for any reason, including: (1) Your
account status (including an email confirmation of registration), (2) Major
Participation in user surveys, asking for feedback on the website and (4)
Notifying you of existing or prospective products and services offered by us
or our advertisers and partners. This information helps us to improve our
website. The information provided by you at registration may be used by HDN
and its affiliated site or entities to contact you with special offers and
update your newsletter subscriptions you either a) visit your newsletter
subscription page in your account, or b) unsubscribe by following the
instructions within the email newsletter.
you opt-in to a third party offer on this site then your relationship with the
policies. If you no longer wish to receive communication from the third party,
then you will need to contact them directly to opt-out. When you sign up for
some third-party services on this site, you will be taken to a co-branded site
which may appear to be within the HDN site or one of its affiliated sites.
However, if the third party is collecting information from you, the use of
What other information does HDN collect and how is it used?
Cookies. We use
cookies for AwStats to report unique stats. Information collected about user
activity may be done in partnership using a 3rd party tracking tool. The
information collected from cookies is tracked to enhance security and to
improve the functionality of the website by avoiding duplicate data entry,
facilitating navigation, and increasing the relevance of content. Cookies on
the site may collect the following information: a unique identifier, user
preferences and profile information used to personalize the content that is
shown, and membership information to access sitename.com's services. Some
cookies used by sitename.com may remain on the user's computer after they
leave the website.
browsers can be configured to reject cookies or alert you when cookies are
portions of HDN site and that of its affiliated sites may not function exactly
Address. HDN may
also collect IP addresses for the purposes of systems administration or to
report information in aggregate form to our advertisers (e.g. how many
visitors logged in to a HDN site). An IP address is a number that is assigned
to your computer automatically when you use the Internet. When you visit a
particular HDN web page, our servers log your IP address. Your IP address is
not linked to any other personal identifiable information.
Who does HDN share information with?
information is shared within HDN and its affiliates in order to provide you
with a more integrated and customized user experience. We will not disclose
your personal identifiable information to third parties except (1) to the
extent necessary to provide you with a requested product or service, or (2) in
order to provide targeted promotional offers during the registration process.
If you do not accept any of the offers, your information will not be retained
by our registration or such partners.
the extent you are notified of uses of your personal information which are
different from those described in this Policy Statement during your enrollment
in any particular service, sweepstakes, contest or promotion, the uses of
which you are specifically notified will govern that service, sweepstakes,
contest or promotion. We may co-sponsor some contests on our site with other
companies. If you enter one of these contests, our co-sponsor may receive the
information collected. In such cases, we will tell you who the co-sponsor is
and notify you the use of this information is governed by the co-sponsor's
reserve the right to disclose your personal identifiable information as
required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect
our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal
process served on our website.
What else should I know about my privacy?
should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personal information online
in a public area, that information may be collected and used by others. We do
not control the actions of our visitors and registered users. If you disclose
personal information in a chat room, forum, on your home page, or any other
publicly accessible place on HDN sites, you do so at your own risk and you
understand that your submitted information may be collected and used by others
to send you unsolicited messages, advertisements, or for other purposes.
Please remember that protection of your privacy begins with you. You are
solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any password you use to
register, and you should always be careful and responsible whenever disclosing
website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by HDN.
Please be aware that we, Hispanic Digital Network, are not responsible for the
privacy practices of such other sites.
encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy
statements of each and every website that collects personal identifiable
privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
PRIVACY PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN.
In compliance with the
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly
provide access to HDN sites to persons under the age of thirteen (13). If HDN
later learns that any registered user is under the age of thirteen (13), we
will take appropriate steps to remove the member's information from the
database and we will restrict this individual from future access to HDN sites.
We feel strongly about protecting the privacy of children. We encourage kids
to involve their parents in any interactive activity they participate in
online. Except where otherwise disclosed, we will not collect or use any
personal information from children we know to be under the age of thirteen
without obtaining express parental consent. All general information collected
from users under the age of thirteen is used only for aggregate statistical
By using HDN sites and
services, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not
agree or are not comfortable with any policy described in this Privacy
Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of HDN sites. We reserve the
right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. If we materially change
how we use your personal information, we will notify you either by email or
through a prominent notice on the website. Your continued use of any portion
of HDN sites following notification or posting of such changes will constitute
your accept of those changes. If you have questions or concerns about our
specific policies, please contact us through our feedback form. Hispanic
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