Collection of your Personal Information
In order to contact you regarding programs and services offered on our Site, HSN may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- E-mail Address
- School or Organization
- Phone Number
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) using our “Contact Us” page to send us a message; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or programs you have requested information about from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
HSN collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s), respond to messages delivered to us by you through our website’s “Contact Us” form, and deliver the programs and services you have requested.
HSN may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other programs or services available from HSN and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
HSN does not sell, rent or lease its contact lists to third parties.
HSN may share data including name, email, school, organization, and address with trusted partners to provide program and service support, or arrange for deliveries for programs or services fulfillment. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to HSN, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
HSN may disclose your personal information, without notice, 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 HSN or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of HSN; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of HSN, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
HSN may keep track of the websites and pages you visit within HSN, in order to determine what HSN services and pages are the most popular. This data is used to help us make decisions on what services or programs to expand on in the future.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by HSN through Squarespace Analytics. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the HSN website and its visitors.
The HSN website may use "cookies" to help you 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.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize HSN pages, or register with HSN site or services, a cookie helps HSN to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same HSN website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the HSN 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 HSN services or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
HSN secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. HSN uses the following methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as name, email, school, organization) is transmitted through our “Contact Us” form, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
Our Website and Social Media pages aren’t intended for kids under 13. No one under 13 should share any personal information with us. HSN does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware of having information about anyone under 13, we will promptly delete the information. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
From time to time, HSN may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, contests, alerts, confirmations, and/or other general communication relating to our services and programs that you have inquired about previously.
If you would like to stop receiving communications via email from HSN, you may opt out of such communications by replying UNSUBSCRIBE.
Changes to this Statement
HSN welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that HSN has not adhered to this Statement, please contact HSN at:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective as of July 31, 2023
Privacy Rights of California Residents
As a resident of California, you have rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, California Civil Code § 1798.100 et seq., (with any implementing regulations and as may be amended from time to time, "CCPA") relevant to your Personal Information (as defined under the CCPA), as well as other laws. The rights described herein are subject to exemptions under the CCPA and other limitations under applicable law.
California Consumer Rights Under the CCPA: If your Personal Information is subject to the CCPA, you may have certain privacy rights with regard to that information. You may have the right to:
Request that we provide you access to the following no more than twice in a 12-month period:
the categories and specific pieces of Personal Information that we have collected about you;
the categories of sources from which the Personal Information is collected;
the business or commercial purpose for collecting or sharing your Personal Information;
the categories of third parties with whom we share your Personal Information; and
Request that we delete your Personal Information, subject to exceptions under the CCPA or other applicable law; and
California residents also have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of any of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA, as described in this section. HSN will not discriminate against you because you have exercised any of your rights under the CCPA.