Our web server collects information from you during the course of your visit to the Site. This information includes the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your Internet Service Provider, the content you access, the platform operating system and web browser you use, and the date and time of your visit. We collect this information through the use of routinely available tracking technologies, such as “cookies.” A “cookie” is a message our web server asks your browser to store on your hard drive. Your browser and our Site exchange such message(s) each time you visit the Site. You can usually set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you before one is placed, if you prefer. Please be aware that if you do not configure your browser otherwise it will accept cookies provided by the Site.
We may also collect information from you through your voluntary submission. For instance, you may be required to register with HTG and provide basic contact information via this Site in order to access and use certain portions of this Site. The information that is collected via your voluntary submission is used only for internal purposes.
Our Site is not structured to attract children. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18, especially children under 13.
By “Contacting Us” (see below), you may at any time request access to a summary of your personal information held by us, and request corrections or updates to that information. We will make reasonable efforts to respond to such requests in accordance with applicable laws. Our response to such requests will be limited to information under our direct control.
Use of Collected Information
HTG may use the information it collects to improve this Site, to store your interests and preferences in order to customize your visit to this Site, to communicate with you, to compile and analyze trends, and to carry out the transactions you request when you visit the Site.
HTG occasionally hires other companies to provide services for us, which may require that they have access to some of the information collected. Such companies are required to use the information only to perform the services HTG hired them to provide, and to maintain the confidentiality of the information.
HTG does not provide, sell, or lease information about you to any third parties for their marketing use. HTG will release information about you if you direct us to do so, if we are required or permitted by law, to protect and defend the rights or property of HTG, or in the event of a change in control (e.g., merger or change of ownership) of all or part of HTG.
Security of Collected Information
We take reasonable physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards for a company in our industry and of our size to help protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. We restrict access to personal information to those individuals who need it in order to assist us in providing our services.
If you do not wish to receive certain communications from HTG you may opt out by “Contacting Us” (see below). Please include the message “REMOVE ME” in the subject line and ensure that the distribution list from which you wish to be removed is clearly indicated. We will comply with opt-out request to the extent required by applicable law or, if not required by applicable law, with commercially reasonable efforts under our circumstances.