Hang Street aims to create a great community of people wanting to grow their social media account together. All we ask is that you use the website fairly and honestly.
This policy applies to all aspects of using Hang Street and applies to all and any data collected by the website in order for you to use our services or systems. Please read and understand the views and practises regarding your personal data so you are informed at all times.
Definitions and interpretation
The following terms shall have the following meanings throughout the website:
- Account – your personal and payment information and any credential used to access material or communication systems on Hang Street
- Content – text, graphics, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of computer stored information that appears in full or in part on Hang Street
- Cookie – small text file on your computer that Hang Street place in order to identify visitors and analyse their behaviours to offer a better service
- Data – all the information about you submitted to the website including account details and information submitted for any services or systems
- Services – online facilities, tools and information provided by Hang Street
- System – online infrastructure provided by Hang Street including but not limited to web-based email, live chat facilities, email links and message boards
- User/Users – any third party that accesses the website but isn’t employed by Hang Street
- Website – Hang Street and any subdomains
Protecting your privacy
We use any of the latest technology that encrypts your personal data and makes sure that no-one can access it. This policy and our Terms policy sets out the basis for any collection of personal data that we make, that is provided to us or processed by us.
For the purpose of Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller and our nominated solicitor advocate can be found by emailing [email protected]
Information we collect from you
Anytime you fill in a form on our site, we collect information from you. This includes registering for the site, subscribing to email, posting the material and asking about services. Information can include your name, date of birth, gender, business and contact information including email and telephone number. It may also include demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests as well as website profile information.
We may ask for information if you enter a competition or promotion as well as if you report a problem
We may ask for surveys to be completed for research purposes but these are optional
If you contact us, we will keep a copy of that correspondence
We will keep a copy of transactions carried out through the site including purchase history and fulfilment of orders
We keep details of your visits to our site including traffic and location data, weblogs and communication data for our own billing and other purposes as well as records of what resources you access
We keep details of any services you use including online social connections sent and received
We keep Twitter profile information through the Twitter API with your permission
We keep Instagram profile information through the Instagram API with your permission
Other types of information collected can include web browser type and version, URLS starting with a referring site, activity on Hang Street and where you go when you leave
Information about your IP address, operating system and browser type may be kept for administration purposes and to report to advertisers for statistical data about our users, without any associated personal information
The data collected may be transferred outside the European Economic Area or EEA and may be processed by staff outside this area who work for our suppliers. Staff may be involved with fulfilling your order or procession payment as well as with support services. By submitting your persona data, you agree to this although we always take reasonable steps to ensure your data is secure and used in accordance with this policy.
Information is stored on secure servers and payment transactions are handled by PayPal or WorldPay using SSL technology. If you use a password, you are responsible for ensuring that it is confidential and not shared with anyone.
Data shared on the internet is never completely secure and while we will do everything to keep your information safe, we cannot guarantee the safety of transmitted data and this is done at your own risk. We do use strict procedures and security measures to reduce the risk of unauthorised access.
How information is used
Hang Street uses your information in the following ways:
To make content suitable for you and your computer
To give you information on products or services that you have asked for or we think you may be interested in
To complete obligations from any contract we have entered into
To allow you to use interactive features on the site if you choose to
To let you know about any changes in services
Third party websites and services
We may use your data or allow selected third-party users to use your data about goods or services that we think you might be interested in.
For existing members, we will contact you via email or SMS with information about goods or services similar to those you have bought from us before
For new members, we will allow those selected third parties to contact your electronically about services if you have permitted this.
Sometimes we use other parties for matters such as payment handling, delivery of items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. This means they will have access to some personal data of our users but only as far as they need to conduct their services. Any other purposes are strictly forbidden and all third parties must be processed within the terms of this policy and with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Should you require that your data isn’t used in this manner, email a request to [email protected]
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose personal information to anyone within our group as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006. The reasons for this are:
That we sell the business or assets, at which time we may disclose personal data to prospective sellers or buyers
If the company is acquired by a third party
There are some parts of Hang Street you can access without giving us any information but to use all of the services on the website, we require an account with complete information.
You can ask us not to process your data for marketing purposes. We will normally inform you before collecting data for this purpose or if third parties are receiving this data. There are certain check boxes on forms we collect where you can opt out of this or you can email us at [email protected]
We may also feature links to and from partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. Should you follow a link, these websites will have their own privacy policies and we accept no responsibility or liability for these. Make sure you check the policy on the website before submitting any data.
You can opt out of receiving information from Hang Street at any time and turn off notifications on your setting pages.
You can delete your account via the settings pages and this will stop future communications.
You can also use our Contact or Support pages to terminate the account and/or communications.
Access your information
The Act means you have the right to access the information we hold on you. You can do this by paying a fee of ** to meet the costs of providing you with this information.
Changes to the policy
If we change any part of this policy, it will be updated on this page and we will email you if it is appropriate.
For any queries, you can contact us at the following email address [email protected]
We gather information regarding your internet usage using something called a cookie, a small file that is stored either on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or smartphone device. This lets us improve the site and offer a personalised service while some elements of the cookie are essential to the operation of the website – examples of this include login information.
When you use Hang Street, you authorise our cookies use and consider it implied for 99% of websites do the same. It is annoying and impractical for users to ask every time you visit whether you agree to cookie use or not.
Third party cookies
You can see about removing cookies here where you will be logged out of Hang Street and the cookies will be removed from your browser. You can also delete them directly in your browser settings.
The cookies in use
Just so that you know what cookies we use-
- ASP.Net_SessionId – creates a unique ID for you when you visit the website
- AUTH091 – logs you out each time you leave
- Thba, Thbb, Thbc – tells us the difference between a new and returning visitor
- Thbd, Thbe – help users who have logged out
- __utma to __utmz – Google Analytics cookies
- DontGoShown - This cookie is set once the 'please don’t go' popup is shown and means we don’t show it again
- TWAUTH2 - used to provide multi-user consistent sessions.
- Prefs2 - used to record your list viewing preferences on the directory pages.
- DefSoc - used to remember your last selected social profile.
- lowexp - used to remember when last certain popups where shown, so that they don't get annoying