on: September 8, 2018
Hook-Me-Up Software, LLC, a Connecticut limited
liability company (“Hook-Me-Up Software”), knows that you
care how information about you is used and shared. This notice
(the “Site”) including all online services and functions.
You must register on
this Site in order to use certain of the Site’s online services
and functions, such as our blogs. If you just want to browse the
Site, registration is optional.
During registration, you
will be required to provide contact information, consisting of an
email address, username and password.
You can select any
username you want, except that your username cannot be an
impersonation, the same or confusingly similar to a famous trademark,
or be a term that is offensive in any way. You may, but are not
obligated to, use your own name. If you do use your own name, you
consent to it being passed to others by use of the functions of the
Site. Hook-Me-Up Software reserves the right to reject or remove any
username that does not meet applicable standards.
A cookie is a small text
file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping
Hook-Me-Up Software uses both “session ID
cookies” and “persistent cookies.” Hook-Me-Up
Software uses session ID cookies to make it easier for you to
navigate the Site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your
browser. If you check “remember me on this computer” when
logging in to the Site, Hook-Me-Up Software also sets a persistent
cookie to store your username passwords, so you do not have to enter
it more than once. The persistent cookie also enables Hook-Me-Up
Software to track and target the interests of users to enhance the
experience on the Site. The persistent cookie is removed when you
uncheck the “remember my email address” check box.
Your web browser allows
you to control and limit cookies on your computer. If you reject
cookies, you may still use the Site, but your ability to use some
areas or functions of the Site may be limited.
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on the Site. Hook-Me-Up Software has no access to or control over
Hook-Me-Up Software for Newsletters and Announcements
Hook-Me-Up Software may use your username and
email address to provide you with email newsletters and
announcements. If you do not wish to receive these kinds of
communications, you can opt out by unchecking the email newsletters
and announcements boxes during registration. Hook-Me-Up Software also
offers you the option to unsubscribe from newsletters and
announcements by return email or by changing your profile on the
Customer Profile page on the Site.
Information and Offers
address information that you provide on the Site may be used to
contact you about other product and service offers from Hook-Me-Up
Software. Hook-Me-Up Software may also use that information to let
you know of additional products and services from other companies
that you might be interested in. If you do not wish to receive these
kinds of communications, you can opt out by unchecking the
appropriate email offer announcements boxes during registration. In
addition, you can choose not to receive such information by
opting-out on the Customer Profile page on the Site.
Significant Announcements by Email
Hook-Me-Up Software may also use your registered
name and email address to provide you with significant announcements
about Site functions or services that you are registered to use,
about this Site, about any user account you may create, about
fulfillment of a specific transaction you have requested, or about
other significant developments that may affect your use of the Site.
You cannot opt-out of this kind of email.
Additional Information for
This Site may request
additional information from you on product order forms or other
online transaction forms. Such forms may require you to provide
contact information (such as name and mailing or shipping address)
and payment information (such as credit card number and credit card
expiration date). Information that you provide in this way may be
used for billing and accounting purposes, for recording products and
services that you have licensed, bought or downloaded, and to fill
your orders. Hook-Me-Up Software may use this contact information to
communicate about orders, products, services, or fees or charges.
Hook-Me-Up Software may use an outside shipping
company to ship orders and uses a credit card processing company to
process payments for goods and services. These companies have access
to user information in order to perform their functions.
Hook-Me-Up Software may partner with other third
parties to provide specific goods or services. When you sign up for
such goods or services, Hook-Me-Up Software will share names or other
contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide
these goods or services. Hook-Me-Up Software does not authorize third
party providers to use personally identifiable information except for
the purpose related to these goods or services.
The Site may allow you to
communicate by means of online functions.
Nothing requires you to
disclose your identity to others. If you choose to disclose your
identity to third parties using any Site function or service, you do
so at your own risk. Hook-Me-Up Software is not responsible for the
privacy or security of any information, personal or otherwise that
you may choose to communicate or exchange using the functionality of
Each item of
information or any materials you contribute for such purposes is your
“Public Content.” Public Content must be content and
information that you have a right to disclose and transfer and must
not violate any other person’s privacy or intellectual property
Feedback to Hook-Me-Up Software
Hook-Me-Up Software has feedback functionality on
the Site that allows you to submit comments, suggestions, or bugs
found. Hook-Me-Up Software may collect your name or username and
email address in order to follow up with you or thank you for a
Hook-Me-Up Software may track the Site to analyze
trends, administer the Site, track your actions and use of the Site,
record transactions, and gather demographic information for aggregate
use. Such analysis is not linked to personally identifiable
Hook-Me-Up Software may share aggregated
demographic and usage information with its partners and advertisers.
This aggregated information is not linked to any personal information
that can identify any individual person.
This Site may contain links
to other sites. Hook-Me-Up Software is not responsible for the
privacy practices of such other sites. Hook-Me-Up Software encourages
users to be aware when they leave the Site and to read the privacy
statements of sites that collect personally identifiable information.
When a Site’s
registration/order form asks users to enter financial information
(such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is
protected during transmission through the Internet using Secure
Socket Layer (SSL) software. You should see the lock icon on the
bottom of web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes
locked, as opposed to unlocked or open when you are just surfing. If
you have any questions about the security, you can send an email to
Correction/Updating of Personal
If you provide
personally identifiable information changes (such as an email address
or zip code), Hook-Me-Up Software will endeavor to provide a way to
correct, update or remove your personal data. This can be done at the
Customer Profile page.
Protection of Minors
Children under the age
of 13 are not permitted to register on this Site or use any
functionality for which registration is required.
or Asset Transfer or Sale
Hook-Me-Up Software may be sold, might sell or buy
businesses or assets of businesses, or Hook-Me-Up Software might
merge with another business. In such transactions, customer
information may be is one of the transferred business assets. Also,
in the event that Hook-Me-Up Software, a line of business of
Hook-Me-Up Software, or substantially all the assets of Hook-Me-Up
Software are transferred, customer information may be one of the
transferred assets. Hook-Me-Up Software will make reasonable effort
to provide notice on the Site and to notify you via email to the most
recent email address that you have provided to Hook-Me-Up Software of
any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Release of Information for Legal
Hook-Me-Up Software may release information
concerning your use of Hook-Me-Up Software (including, but not
limited to, posted Public Content, registration information, and
network records) when it believes in good faith that such release is
appropriate to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a
statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order), to protect
against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the Hook-Me-Up
Software, to protect Hook-Me-Up Software’s rights or property,
enforce any contract between you and Hook-Me-Up Software, or if
Hook-Me-Up Software reasonably believes that a situation involving
danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure.
Hook-Me-Up Software does not sell, share, or rent
information obtained on this Site other than as discussed in this
If Hook-Me-Up Software
those changes on Hook-Me-Up Software’s Site so Hook-Me-Up
Software’s users can remain aware of what information
Hook-Me-Up Software collects, how Hook-Me-Up Software uses it, and
under what circumstances, if any, Hook-Me-Up Software discloses it.
Your California Privacy Rights
Residents of the State of
California, under the California Civil Code, have the right to
request from companies conducting business in California a list of
all third parties to which the Company has disclosed personal
information during the preceding year for direct marketing purposes
and a disclosure of the shared information. Alternatively, the law
with an “opt-out” choice for use of your personal
information by third parties for marketing purposes, the Company may
instead provide you with information on how to exercise your
disclosure choice options.
This Site qualifies for
information on how you may opt-out from the use of your personal
information by third parties for direct marketing purposes.
Therefore, we are not required to maintain or disclose a list of the
third parties that received your personal information during the
preceding year for marketing purposes.
If you are a California
resident and request information about how to exercise your third
party disclosure choices, send a request to the following email