Hudson is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your visit to its website is completely secure. If you do not agree with our privacy practices listed in our Private Policy (“Policy”), your ultimate choice is not to use this Site. By using any part of this Site, you accept and agree to our privacy practices. If any update of this Policy, your continued use of this site means that you accept and agree to the terms of the revised Policy.
Collection of Your Personal Information
Hudson collects personal information that is necessary for you to access and use the Site.
- Active Data Collection
Hudson may actively collect information from its visitors both by asking specific questions on this site and by permitting you to communicate directly with it via e-mail. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). Hudson may use this information to send you further information regarding Hudson services. Your personal information may also be used in order to provide you with the requested products and services, including the use of information for completing transactions or communicating back to you. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not used for any other purpose.
- Passive Data Collection
Hudson may collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of this Site, such as information regarding which of our pages are most often visited. Hudson may share with or transfer to third parties such non-personally identifiable information for the purpose of maintaining the Site, responding to direct inquiries or measuring traffic and traffic trends at this Site.
- Cookies and Web Beacons
Cookies are pieces of data that a website transfers to a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, e-mail response and tracking.
You are not obliged to accept a cookie that Hudson send to you, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser. If you do decide to disable cookies you may not be able to access all areas of the Site.
- IP Addresses
Hudson may use IP addresses of the Site users to analyze usage, administer our Site, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.
Security of Your Personal Information
To protect the privacy of data and personally identifiable information you transmit through the use of this Site, Hudson maintains physical, technical and administrative safeguards including the updating and testing security technology on an ongoing basis. Hudson will not use information provided through your use of this Site except as set forth in this Policy. Upon request, Hudson will delete your personal information. In the meantime, Hudson uses both technical and procedural methods to maintain the integrity and security of its databases, including firewalls.
Conditions on Disclosing Information to Third Parties
Hudson may disclose the information collected, in accordance with the terms set forth in the Policy if necessary. Hudson does not reveal personally identifiable information about you to third parties for their independent use unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) the information is provided to comply with the law (for example, to comply with a search warrant, subpoena or court order), enforce an agreement Hudson has with you, or to protect its rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of its employees or others; (3) the information is provided to its agents, vendors or service providers who perform functions on its behalf; (4) to address emergencies or acts of God; or (5) to address disputes, claims, or to persons holding a legal or beneficial interest. Hudson may share your information with third parties only to the extent necessary to provide the services and products requested by you. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
- Partnered Products/Services
From time to time Hudson may partner or enter into arrangements with another party to provide specific benefits and/or services to its clients. Hudson will provide limited information to such partners as is reasonably necessary for them to provide benefits or services to you. Hudson may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on its behalf, including data analysis firms and web hosting companies. Hudson may also gather aggregated data about its members and the Site visitors and disclose the results of such aggregated (but not personally identifiable) information to its partners, service providers, advertisers and/or other third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.
If you correspond with Hudson via e-mail, the postal service, or other form of communication, Hudson may retain such correspondence and the information contained therein and use such to respond to your inquiry. The E-mail and postal address information is never sold, given, or otherwise shared or disclosed to third parties except as set forth in the Policy.
- Links to Other Websites
Links on this Site may lead to websites maintained by individuals or organizations other than Hudson. These links are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement by Hudson, its affiliates or its partners of the referenced content, product, service or website. Hudson is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This Policy applies only to the information collected on this Site.
Notification of Changes
Hudson may revise this Policy from time to time by posting the revised Policy here. As Hudson may make changes at any time without notifying you, it is suggested that you periodically consult this Policy. Hudson has the rights to use any information collected based on the Policy in effect at the time the information is used.
Hudson strives to provide you with as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the Policy or you have the need to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided, please contact Hudson by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also opt out of receiving marketing messages from the Site by notifying us at the above email address.