Commitment To Your Privacy
This site is owned and operated by Horton Grand Hotel. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Horton Grand Hotel, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Horton Grand Hotel gathers and tracks two types of information about users:
Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to enter our contest, to participate in our message boards or forums, and from participation in polls;
Information Horton Grand Hotel gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our site. This information allows us to better tailor our content to our customers' needs.
Horton Grand Hotel Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:
Optional Voluntary Information
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
From time to time we may conduct contests requiring entry via a web form. This form gathers the contact information of the contestant, including email address, mailing address and other information on personal preferences of users who voluntarily enter the contest. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the email link provided on the Contest page. Polling, we may, in the future, offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. Horton Grand Hotel may use a system to "tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. Usage tracking, Horton Grand Hotel tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our site. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Horton Grand Hotel does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
Use Of Information
Horton Grand Hotel uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on our site, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to choose Contest winners and to enable users to participate in polls and surveys. Horton Grand Hotel will never share this information. When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our site users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
Horton Grand Hotel operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include: Opting not to enter our Contest. Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.