Thank you for visiting, a Genutopia, LLC. website. (“HOV”) is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of all users of this site.

At the HOV site, you can participate in our blogs, purchase merchandise,
vote in polls or otherwise express an opinion, request to receive email reminders, information, special offers, news and updates about our site, our content and our products, and subscribe to our online newsletters.  The type of personally identifiable information that may be collected through this page includes: full name, mailing and/or billing address, e-mail address, age and/or date of birth, gender, and information about your interests and use of various products, programs and services.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our web pages; such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows '95 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, UOL, IG, etc).

To enhance your experience with our site, many of our web pages use "cookies".  Cookies are text files we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, signing up for our newsletters. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.


We may use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage.
We sometimes use the personally identifiable information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when we have implemented new features, added information or released new products or special offers, or to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter or email reminder.  HOV will always give you the option to unsubscribe to receive future newsletters, reminders, news, updates or any other type of promotional or informational email communication.
HOV users who wish to receive promotional information from HOV, its advertisers and/or affiliates will be given the opportunity to opt-in or register to receive such information.  If users do not opt-in or register to receive promotional information, they will not receive it. 

 Under no circumstances will HOV sell or otherwise disclose personal information to any outside party, except if and/or as required by law. We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal processes, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law. In addition, we may transfer information about a user if we are acquired by or merged with another company.

Agents and contractors of HOV who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are specifically performing for HOV.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

Finally, the HOV site will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt-out of these unrelated uses.


HOV reserves the right, at its discretion, to update or revise this Privacy Policy.  Please check the Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes.


Last updated: February, 2010