Privacy Policy

SocialHi5 believes in your right to privacy and data protection. We have created this privacy statement in conjunction with the SocialHi5 Web Privacy and Data Protection Policy with your needs in mind. The following topics address our information gathering abilities, our philosophy on handling personal data and our privacy practices.

Data Collection and Registration

We do not collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII), unless specifically needed to provide you with the information and/or service that you are seeking. When collecting PII, we only use the information collected as required to provide the information/service that you requested.

We may set and access our cookies on your system in order to customize the delivery of our services to your preferences and for the purposes of tracking the effectiveness of our services.

We may, on occasion, ask you for additional information so that we may contact you for follow up on specific inquiries. This information is never sold or given to any other agency or individual for any other use. Examples of personally-identifiable data that may be requested include your name, address, and e-mail address.

The site also collects data through a feedback form that allows users to request information about SocialHi5 and its products and services. For this purpose we request and collect user's contact information, consisting of first name, last name, position title and email address. The form also allows a user to provide such other information as he or she may desire to provide.

Information so collected is used solely for the purpose of responding to the request of the user. Such request may include provision of SocialHi5 news releases and if so, the user's contact information will be used for mailings of such information by SocialHi5. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the Opt-Out section below. Use of the site may require registration in some areas where SocialHi5 deems it necessary to track user information. Registration may be required for proprietary information, marketing analysis, and/or lead generation.

All personally identifiable information that is collected in the registration process will be housed on a database or databases in the United States of America and subject to the applicable laws of that country. Use of registrant's information will be used solely for the purposes of supplying marketing related material that the registrant has opted-in for in the registration process. Registered users will have the option to change permissions and opt-out of any and/or all communication. The site also provides a capability for users to submit their resumes to SocialHi5 via email. Any resume so received by SocialHi5 will be held in confidence and used only for the purpose of considering the submitting party for employment or such other purpose as requested by the submitting party. Such information is not shared with third parties unless specifically requested or authorized by the submitting party.

Personal information provided by the user may also be collected for the purposes of internal marketing research, user trend studies and site wide improvements. Such data will not be shared with third parties and is used solely to improve our understanding of our audience. SocialHi5 may use cookies for the purpose of improving user experience and to facilitate the transfer of data between the site and the individual. Data submitted to the site may be transferred within SocialHi5, including to subsidiaries and approved third parties strictly in order to fulfill or expedite a user's request. Data submitted to this site will not be shared or sold to any other outside parties, unless specifically requested by the user.

Retention of Personal Information

SocialHi5 will retain data submitted to the Web site for as long as it is needed to fulfill a user's request, maintain records of interaction with users, and/or to facilitate and support the use of registration.

Cookies

Periodically, the SocialHi5 team will collect non-personally identifiable information from people who visit the site. We do this by using cookies a small piece of data that our site sends to a person's computer where it is stored. For example, SocialHi5 might use a cookie to identify a person interested in an particular industry and the next time that person visits the site the previously viewed industry will automatically populate the screen. The cookies that SocialHi5 uses are strictly for improving overall user experience and site performance. If people do not want to accept cookies, they can disable them by working with their settings in their browsers.

Beacons

SocialHi5 will periodically use beacons or spotlight tags in their Web page and newsletters to gather metrics in their aggregate form. A beacon is usually an electronic image called a clear GIF or an lx1 GIF. These files look for specific non-personally identifiable information on a person's computer. This information includes browser information, cookie number, page views and any other basic data that we can use to improve messaging and usability on captainmarketing.com. SocialHi5 does not allow for third-party ads on their Web site but we do occasionally contract with advertising companies that place ads on behalf of SocialHi5. The advertising company may use beacons for campaign success measurements. Beacons used by SocialHi5 collect data that is anonymous, is not linked to personally identifiable information, nor attached to any databases. Individuals can prevent the use of beacon and/or cookies by disabling them in the security settings of the Internet browsers.

How to Correct/Update Personal Information

Regular users may change or modify information previously provided to this site through email to info@socialhi5.com. Registered users may log in to the registration area to correct and/or update their profile.

Protection against Misuse of Personal Information

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Any SocialHi5 employee who may have access to such information is aware of the SocialHi5 Web Privacy and Data Protection Policy through direct notification and training. Access to such information is limited to those required to fulfill the applicable user request, and security procedures in place include password protection and, as appropriate, physical protection.

How to Opt-Out of Future Communications

Regular users may opt-out of receiving further communications through email to info@socialhi5.com. Users registered for the newsletter may opt-out through the newsletter opt-out field at the bottom of the newsletter or by emailing info@socialhi5.com.

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes

In the event of any changes by SocialHi5 of its SocialHi5 Web Privacy and Data Protection Policy that may impact the practices described on this Web site will be posted on this site. In no event will any such changes to this policy apply with respect to data previously collected through this site. Registered users will be notified of changes to the privacy statement if it affects the way their personal information is being handled.

Contact Information

In the event of any question relating to this site, please email us at: info@socialhi5.com
Santa Clara, CA - 95051 U.S.A.
General questions regarding the SocialHi5 Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy may be emailed to: info@socialhi5.com.