Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

Hurricane Labs’ Privacy Policy

The following discloses Hurricane Labs’ information gathering and dissemination practices for Hurricanelabs.com. Additional terms and conditions, if any, regarding the collection and use of your information may also be provided to you before you sign up for a particular service. Here you will learn what personally identifiable information of yours is collected, how and when Hurricane Labs might use your information, how Hurricane Labs protects your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM PEOPLE THAT VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR BLOG?

Hurricane Labs collects certain information from its users through: a) server log information, b.) cookies, c.) web analytics, and d.) user supplied information.

(A) IP ADDRESSES

Hurricane Labs collects IP addresses in order to conduct system administration and site analysis. Hurricane Labs will also use IP addresses to identify any users who refuse to comply with Hurricane Labs’ Terms of Use Agreement, and to identify users who threaten Hurricane Labs’ service, site, user, clients or others.

(B) COOKIES

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. Hurricanelabs.com uses cookies during your online session to understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to deliver improved content specific to your interests. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

(C) WEB ANALYTICS

Hurricane Labs uses Google Analytics to understand Hurricanelabs.com’s site usage and provide a positive experience for users. Site usage information is used to help design, develop, and support Hurricanelabs.com. To the extent Hurricane Labs uses Google Analytics Google receives and stores Hurricanelabs.com’s contributed site usage information (such as pages accessed), but it does not receive any individually identifiable or sensitive information as a part of this process. We have implemented “Demographics and Interests Reporting” specifically. If you do not want data collected by Google Analytics, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available on Google’s website.

(D) USER-SUPPLIED INFORMATION

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your Name, Email Address, Mailing Address, Phone Number, Organization or other details to help you with your experience. Hurricanelabs.com may also have online surveys and questionnaires that ask users for contact and demographic information. The user’s contact information is used to contact the user when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-in section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Hurricanelabs.com. Personally identifiable information will not be disclosed without the user’s prior consent.

THIRD PARTY DISCLOSURE AND LINKS

In order to provide users with greater value, Hurricane Labs may provide links to various third party Web sites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Hurricane Labs therefore assumes no responsibility or liability for content and activities of these linked sites. These destination links are provided only for your convenience, and as such, you may access them at your own risk. However, Hurricane Labs wishes to ensure the integrity of the Hurricane Labs Web site and its destination links, so any feedback about these sites is welcome. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

SECURITY

Hurricanelabs.com has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Hurricane Labs’ control. The Hurricane Labs Web Site is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning.

Personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order, enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

FAIR INFORMATION PRACTICES

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they have included have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. In order to be in line with the Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: within 7 business days we will notify users via in site notification.

CAN SPAM ACT

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us and we will promptly remove you from all correspondence.

CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy. See more here: California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA). According to CalOPPA we agree to the following: Users can visit our site anonymously; once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page, or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website; our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’; users will be notified of any privacy policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page and are able to change their personal information by emailing, calling, or mailing us.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY PROTECTION

The Web Site covered by this privacy policy is not designed for or targeted at children. Hurricane Labs will not knowingly collect and maintain personally identifiable information from children 13 years of age or younger. When it comes to the collection of personal information from children, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

HOW DOES OUR SITE HANDLE DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS?

We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. It’s also important to note that we do not allow third party behavioral tracking.

CONTACTING THE WEB SITE

Hurricanelabs.com gives users the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from Hurricane Labs at the point where Hurricane Labs requests information about the user. This site also gives users the options listed below for removing their information from Hurricane Labs’ database in order to stop receiving communications or Hurricane Labs’ service; for reviewing, changing and modifying information previously provided (subject to reasonable frequency limitations, which Hurricane Labs has established as three or fewer requests per year); or should you have any questions about this privacy policy statement, the practices of this Web site, or your interaction with this Web site:

  • You can send e-mail to: contact@hurricanelabs.com
  • You can call the following telephone number: (888) 276-4106
  • You can send mail to the following postal address: Hurricane Labs
    4401 Rockside Rd.
    Suite 310
    Independence, OH 44131

Hurricane Labs reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Hurricanelabs.com Web Site is offered, including but not limited to any changes associated with the use of the Hurricanelabs.com Web Site now or in the future. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions. However, please note that we will give Web users the opportunity to opt-out or prohibit new/unrelated uses of their personal information.

Last revised: January 26, 2016