Privacy Policy

LitHive and its affiliates controlled or operated by LitHive ("LitHive") knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy. By visiting any of LitHive's websites (the "Site"), or using any services offered on the Site, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy covers LitHive's treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that LitHive gathers when you are accessing the Site and when you use our services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that LitHive does not own or control, or to individuals that LitHive does not employ or manage.

What Personal Information Does LitHive Display or Collect?

The information we gather from users enables us to personalize and improve our services, and to allow our users to set up a user account and profile thatcan be used to interact with other users thro ugh the Site. In connection with the Site, we request and display some personal information to other users and visitors of the Site, which allows users to identify each other. We collect the following types of information from our users:

Personal Information You Provide to Us

We receive and store any information you enter on the Site or provide to us in any other way. The types of Personal Information collected include your name and e-mail address. You may choose not to provide us with certain information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features. The Personal Information you provide may be used for such purposes as responding to your requests for certain information, products and services, attribution for content you submit, customizing the advertising and content you see, and communicating with you about specials and new features. You may modify or remove any of your personal information at any time by logging into your account and accessing features to edit your profile and account information.

Personal Information Collected Automatically

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with the Site or obtain services from us. LitHive automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, LitHive cookie information, and the page you requested. We also record the details of your transactions on the Site. For mobile devices used to access the Site or the Site's content, we receive and record the identification numbers of those devices.

Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our Site and its components, similar to TV ratings that indicate how many people watched a particular show. LitHive only uses this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us to figure out how often users use parts of the Site or services so that we can make the Site appealing to as many users as possible, and improve those services. As part of this use of information, we may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our users, collectively, use our Site. We share this type of statistical data so that our partners also understand how often people use their services and the Site, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal online experience. Again, LitHive never discloses aggregate information to a partner in a manner that would identify you personally.

E-mail Communications

We often receive a confirmation when you open an e-mail from LitHive if your computer supports this feature. LitHive uses this confirmation to help us make e-mails more interesting and helpful. We also compare our user list to lists received from other companies, in an effort to avoid sending unnecessary messages to our users. If you do not want to receive e-mail communications from LitHive, you may opt out of those communications by making the necessary settings in your user account.

What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our Site are visited and by how many people. LitHive cookies do not collect Personal Information, and we do not combine the general information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or email address is.

Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that you leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable you to take advantage of some of the Site's most attractive features.

Ads appearing on the Site may be delivered to users by our advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by LitHive and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Will LitHive Share Any of the Personal Information it Receives?

Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. We share your Personal Information only as described below.

Is Personal Information About me Secure?

Your LitHive account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to ensure that there is no unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

LitHive endeavors to protect user information to ensure that user account information is kept private, however, LitHive cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. For additional information about the security measures LitHive uses in connection with the Site, please contact us at [email protected].

Site contains links to other sites. LitHive is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on Site and the websites operated by LitHive.

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post information to public areas on Site or any other public forums, such information can be accessed by the public.

What Personal Information Can I Access?

LitHive allows you to access the following information about you for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information. This list will change as the Site changes. You may currently access the following information in your user account:

What Other Choices Do I Have?

Changes to this Privacy Policy

LitHive may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used or collected. If we make changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you via e-mail or by posting an announcement on the Site. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when he or she uses the Site after such changes have been first posted.

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at the Site, please send us a detailed message to [email protected]ive.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns