1. General Scope
2. User Contributions
In order to contribute to this site users must create an account. To create this account we require a valid email address and a username that will become your identity on this site. We use this email to occasionally send you updates for our site and to resolve account issues such as a lost password. You may turn off email updates by visiting the account preferences page. We do not sell or give your email address to advertisers or other parties.
Any of the photos, videos, text or other information you upload will be accessible to everyone who has access to this site. This may allow other parties to take your content and use it for their own purposes. So be smart about what you post, don’t post anything you wouldn’t want the world to see.
Content you submit to this site is owned by you but you grant us use of it. Because other users may come to depend on contributions you make; we do not take you content down in the event you deactivate your account. See the site terms for more details.
3. Collected Information
TopoHawk.com collects server logs that contain user IDs, email addresses, IP addresses and timestamps. These are used to troubleshoot issues on the site, site security and for statistical analysis of site use. Personally identifiable information is used internally and are only shared with other parties who may be contracted or otherwise engaged to work on this site. This information is never used in a commercial capacity. However non-personally identifiable information such as site usage and other statistics may be shared with outside parties.
TopHawk.com uses Google Analytics to gather non-personally identifiable information on the sites visitors. Google provides an the ability to opt out of this data collection. More information on opting out of Google Analytics can be found here. TopoHawk.com currently also uses Googe AdSense along with its Advertising Features and Demographics and Interest Reports.
The TopoHawk Mobile app will collect city level location information. The location information consists of latitude and longitude to two decimal places and is never tied to user information. We use this location information to gather statistics on usage and as a feed for the site's security and abuse systems.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We take security seriously, but this being the internet, security incidents do happen and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data. Users can mitigate security risks by using a unique password for this site, that is not used on other sites.
6. Users under the age of 13
We do not knowingly collect information on users under the age of 13 years. If a user feels that we may have inadvertently collected information of this nature they should contact us using the form at http://topohawk.com/contact/.
7. Modifications to this policy
We may from time to time update this policy and we will do our best to notify users of any changes. By continuing to use the site after the policy is updated you are agreeing to the updated policy.
This Policy was created on August 26, 2013.
Last updated on August 27, 2015.