At Connected Holdings (DBA HOS-Reporter), we are committed to protecting your personal information and honoring our privacy obligations to you. In this Connected Holdings Privacy Policy, we describe how data is collected and used. By using the Connected Holdings web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

COLLECTION

Connected Holdings collects, processes, and retains personal information from you and any devices (including mobile devices) you may use when you voluntarily provide it to us on a web form, subscribe to Connected Holdings newsletters and feeds, participate in community discussions, chats, or dispute resolution, or when you otherwise correspond with us regarding our services. Connected Holdings also uses cookies, web beacons, unique identifiers, and similar technologies to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take on our services, within our advertising or e-mail content. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, social media channels and referring web site addresses. This information is used by Connected Holdings for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Connected Holdings web site.

Connected Holdings assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices for any third-party web sites you link to from our web site. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of such web sites so you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information.

USE AND RETENTION

The personal information we collect is used to: provide and improve our services, to provide you with a personalized experience on our sites, to contact you about our services, to provide you customer service, and to provide you with personalized advertising and marketing. Connected Holdings may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties. From time to time, Connected Holdings may contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Connected Holdings may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Connected Holdings, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Connected Holdings keeps track of the web sites and pages our customers visit within the Connected Holdings web site, in order to determine what Connected Holdings services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Connected Holdings to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

If at any time you no longer wish to receive email or postal notifications about Connected Holdings’ software, services, or special promotions, please email us at support@HOS-Reporter.com and specify that you no longer want to receive these notifications. Please provide us with your exact name and address as well as a description of the publication or mail piece you received. We will use reasonable efforts to refrain from including you when sending marketing materials to Connected Holdings clients by noting your election in our database.

Connected Holdings web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Connected Holdings or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Connected Holdings; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Connected Holdings, or the public.

COOKIES

We use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. It simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Connected Holdings web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Connected Holdings features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Connected Holdings services or web sites you visit.

SECURITY

Connected Holdings protects your information using technical and administrative security measures. We will take reasonable precautions to ensure that your personal information is protected against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have a question or a complaint about our Privacy Policy or our information handling practices, please contact us at support@HOS-Reporter.com and we will promptly investigate, correct as appropriate, and advise you of the correction. Connected Holdings welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Statement.

CONSENT

By using this web site, you consent to the terms of our Online Privacy Policy and to Connected Holdings processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where Connected Holdings collects Personal Information on the Web.