Privacy Policy

Last updated on August 08th, 2017

PRIVACY POLICY

RESPECTS YOUR PRIVACY

Last Revised: 2019-01-04 13:43

1. INTRODUCTION

Hostfortune Services. ("Hostfortune Services"), provides you web-hosting, domain name registration, and related products and service.

Hostfortune Services seeks to ensure the highest level of data privacy when offering its variety of quality products and services to subscribers ("Subscribers") and visitors ("Visitors") (collectively, "Users").

At Hostfortune Services, the privacy and security of our Users is of paramount importance. Hostfortune Services is committed to protecting the data you share with us.

When this Policy mentions "Hostfortune Services", "we," "us", or "our", it refers to Hostfortune Services that is responsible for protection of your personal information in line with this Privacy Policy (the "Data Controller").

This Privacy Policy ("Policy") explains how Hostfortune Services processes information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify an individual ("Personal Data") collected on our Site, forums and our mobile applications ("Platform").

All personal data are processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks, designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission and Swiss Administration.

For any questions regarding this Policy or any requests regarding the processing of personal data, please contact us at gdpr@hostfortune.com.

2. GENERAL PRINCIPLES. CONFIDENTIALITY

Hostfortune Services shall process all Personal Data adhering to the general data processing principles:

  • lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject (lawfulness, fairness, and transparency);

  • collect and process Personal Data only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes (purpose limitation);

  • ensure that Personal Data is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for relation to the purposes for which they are processed (data minimization);

  • ensure that Personal Data is accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date (accuracy);

  • ensure that Personal Data is kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed (storage limitation);

  • process Personal Data in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organizational measures (integrity and confidentiality).

All and any information stored on Hostfortune Services's Platform is treated as strictly confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by qualified and authorized personnel only.

3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

3.1. Information You provide to us.

Information that is necessary for the use of the Hostfortune Services Platform

We ask for and collect the following personal information about you when you use the Hostfortune Services Platform. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contractual arrangement which is in place between you and us and to allow us to comply with our legal obligations. Failing to provide any of this data or decision to delete or object to the processing of any of such data may result in de-activation of your Hostfortune Services Account.

  • Account Signup Information. When you sign up to Hostfortune Services, we require you to provide minimum information - email address and password. In some particular cases we ask you to provide more information - such as your first and last name, identity verification, contact details. Such information is required when you are applying for a registration of domain name and indicated as the WHOIS information.

  • Login information. We collect Login scope and Email scope from Google, please see https://developers.google.com/+/web/api/rest/oauth#profileand email from Facebook.

  • Identity Verification. To comply with the rules set forth by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") before the registration of the new domain name, Hostfortune Services may collect identity verification information (such as images of your passport, national ID card, valid driving license or other documents as required or permitted by applicable laws).

  • Payment Information. To order and use features of the Hostfortune Services Platform (such as web-hosting, domain name registration), we may require you to provide certain financial information in order to facilitate the processing of payments. We use 3rd party (payment processor) services, so we do not collect and store credit card information (we receive information about the payment status and store only last 4 credit card digits).

  • Communications, Chats, Messaging. When you communicate with Hostfortune Services (using general inquiries window), we collect information about your communication and any information you choose to provide or disclose. In order to respond to your request, we may access information provided in your Hostfortune Services Account, purchase history, etc.

  • Job applicants' information. We also collect information that you provided to us by applying to any of the open career positions published at https://www.hostfortune.com/career, by e-mail or otherwise. For more details see Section 5 below.

You may also choose to provide us information when you fill in a form, conduct a search, update or add information to your Hostfortune Services Account, respond to surveys, post to community forums, participate in promotions, or use other features of the Hostfortune Services Platform.

Hostfortune Services processes information you provide to us on the legal basis of:

  • Your consent, expressed when voluntarily submitting and filling your Personal Data details in sign-up forms, by e-mail, request or inquiries window, etc.; and

  • Conclusion and performance of contractual arrangements and obligations between Hostfortune Services and the User;

  • Pursuance of legitimate interests of Hostfortune Services, as Data Controller and manager of Hostfortune Services platform;

  • Compliance with a legal obligation to which Hostfortune Services is subject, including, but not limited to, ICANN rules: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/approved-with-specs-2013-09-17-en#whois

Disclaimer

Please always take care and observe at least the following minimum requirements for the protection of your personal information:

  • please omit using your name, address, telephone number, e-mail, personal identification number, date of birth, bank Account number, card number, other special (sensitive) data, etc. in the subject of the request or file name;

  • please omit using your personal code, payment card number, and other financial information and details, health, family member details, or other specific (sensitive) data, in the texts of requests, e-mails or similar communication to us, and

  • please make sure that the remaining personal data is only indicated to the extent necessary for the purposes for which the letter, request or inquiry is sent.

Right to delete your data

You may at any time access and edit, update or delete your contact details by logging into your Hostfortune Services's platform Account.

Please note that you will only be able to delete your email during de-activation of your Hostfortune Services Account. To deactivate your Account, please send your request to gdpr@hostfortune.com, and you will be provided with further guidance.