TheHotRoute.com realizes that your privacy is a very important issue and we detailed in our Privacy Policy what type of information we collect on our visitors and how it is used.

Personally Identifying Information

We collect the Personally Identifying Information listed below:

    • Signing Up For Our Site: When signing up for TheHotRoute.com, we ask for your name, email address, a username, and a password. We also store the IP address that the sign up request came from for security. We do not collect or retain any payment information such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers or PINs, our payment processor PayPal handles this for us if ever we decided to offer something for sale.
    • Logging In To Our Site: When you log in to TheHotRoute.com, we ask for your login and password. We also collect your IP address so that we can extract and analyze demographic data about our members.
    • Using Member Area of Our Site: Each time you access the member area, we record your login and IP address. We record this information so that we can determine how popular each of our tools and features are.

 

  • Using the Forum: Each time you post a new topic, reply to an existing topic, or vote in a poll on the message board, your username, IP address, and the content of your topic, reply, or vote are stored in our database. We store this data because it provides the content of the Message Board itself and the identity of the user who created it.

Cookies

  • TheHotRoute.com uses cookies to recognize and remember the identities of our registered users so that they do not have to log in each time they return to the site. We also use cookies on our Message Board to store some user preferences such as the number of messages or topics to display on a page, topics already read, etc. A “cookie” is a small text file containing letters or numbers that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. Most browsers accept cookies by default. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to alert you when a cookie is being sent. However, some TheHotRoute.com features or services may not function correctly if cookies cannot be set to your browser.

Information sharing

  • We do not provide, rent, or sell any of your personally identifying information to other companies or individuals.
  • If you have an account, we may share the information submitted under your account among all of our services in order to provide you with a seamless experience and to improve the quality of our services. We will not disclose your account information to other people or non-affiliated companies.
  • We may store and process personal information collected on our site in the United States or any other country in which TheHotRoute.com. or its agents maintain facilities. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information among these facilities, including those located outside your country.
  • In the event of a transfer of ownership of TheHotRoute.com, such as acquisition by or merger with another company, we will provide notice before any personally identifying information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.
  • We may share aggregated information with others. Examples of this include how many users clicked on a particular advertisement. We will not provide the individual identities of users in this case.

Information security

  • We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
  • We provide access to your personally identifying information only to a minimum number of our employees who need to know that information in order to provide service to our customers or develop and improve our services.

Updating your information

  • We provide an opportunity in our members area where you may update and correct your personally identifying information.

External links

  • Any external sites linked from pages on TheHotRoute.com.com are created and maintained by people and companies we have no control over. These other sites are not bound by our Privacy Policy and they may have different policies regarding the collection of personal information, cookies, etc.

Email updates

  • TheHotRoute.com.com does not send unsolicited mail. We send news updates to people who subscribe to our mailing list. If you do not wish to receive these messages, you can unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time.
  • We do not share the membership list of our mailing lists with anyone.

Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy

  • TheHotRoute.com believes that it is particularly important to protect the privacy of children. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our web sites from those we actually know are under the age of 13, and no part of our web site is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.

Changes to this Policy

  • Our Privacy Policy will change from time to time as we expand our services to our subscribers. We believe that most changes will be minor, but there may be more substantial changes at some point in the future. In any case, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notification of the change.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.
support@thehotroute.com