Privacy Policy

  • Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy covers treatment of personally identifiable information that The Hardware Connection collects when you are on The Hardware Connection website, and when you use The Hardware Connection services. This policy also covers treatment of any personally identifiable information that The Hardware Connection business partners share with The Hardware Connection. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that The Hardware Connection does not own or control, or to people that The Hardware Connection does not employ or manage.

    Information Collection and Use
    The Hardware Connection collects personally identifiable information when you subscribe to The Hardware Connection, when you use certain products or services of The Hardware Connection and when you visit The Hardware Connection pages or magazine issues. The Hardware Connection may also receive personally identifiable information from our business partners. When you sign up for a subscription with The Hardware Connection, we ask for company name, address, email address, phone number and additional business-related information. Once you register with The Hardware Connection and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.

    Information Sharing and Disclosure
    The Hardware Connection will not sell, rent, loan, give or share our readers’ personal information with anyone for any reason. We will only use the information our subscribers give us to communicate with them directly through The Hardware Connection magazine, and regarding programs and services expressly owned and managed by The Hardware Connection.

    Collection of Data
    Our site uses technologies of third-party partners [such as NextRoll and Facebook] to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the products and/or services that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, NextRoll and Facebook collect information about your activity on our site to enable us to:

    • measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site;
    • show advertisements for our partner products and/or services to you on third-party sites;
    • measure and analyze the performance of our partner advertising campaigns;
    • If you’re a resident of California, please refer to the following information on NextRoll and your information: – service-13

    We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers collected on our site with NextRoll and Facebook. This allows our partners to recognize and better deliver you ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by NextRoll and Facebook and their cross-device capabilities, please refer to NextRoll’s Privacy Policy or Facebook’s Privacy Policy.

    Opting Out
    Our partners [such as NextRoll and Facebook] may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason, you can use the following third-party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertising:

    The NAI’s opt-out platform:
    The EDAA’s opt-out platform
    The DAA’s opt-out platform:

    The Hardware Connection may set and access The Hardware Connection cookies on your computer. Cookies are only used to track traffic on our site to help us improve content for readers. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to The Hardware Connection’s cookies.

    Subscription Cancellation
    You may request cancellation of your The Hardware Connection subscription by emailing . Please be advised that some statistical information may possibly remain in our archived records after your subscription has been canceled.

    Your The Hardware Connection subscription information is protected using industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.

    Changes to this Privacy Policy
    The Hardware Connection may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages. For questions or comments on this policy e-mail or write to our Publisher, Craig Cope, The Hardware Connection, 91900 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, FL 33070.

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