HotAirBallooning.com has created this privacy statement in order to
demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses
our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website:
Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart
and to gather broad demographic information.
This site contains links to other sites. HotAirBallooning.com is not responsible for the privacy practices
or the content of such Web sites.
This site uses various forms for customers to request information,
products, and services. We collect visitor's contact information (like
their email address) and financial information (like their credit
card numbers). Contact information from the order form is used to
send orders to our customers. The customer's contact information is
used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out
of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for
products and services and is not retained after the authorized transaction has been completed.
We offer several free and paid services (virtual greeting cards, classified ads, ride and event directories) that require you to submit personal details including your email address. Your email address is only used to deliver mail directly related to the service you are using. We do not harvest your email address when using these services and do not rent or sell the email addresses used. If you want to stop recieving messages related to the service(s) you have registered for, Contact Us and request that your account for the service be deleted.
This site has security measures in place to protect
the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
Any time financial information (like credit card numbers, etc.) is
required, we use a secure server to collect and transmit that information.
All subscriptions to our newsletter require double opt in; this means a confirmation email is sent to every address entered in our "subscribe" form. You must click the link in the confirmation email before your address will be added to our mailing list. This 'Double Opt-In" proceedure guarantees each recipient has requested to be added to our mailing list.
You can unsubscribe from our opt-in newsletter by using the unsubscribe function available on our front page at http://HotAirBallooning.com. You may also use the unsubscribe link appearing at the bottom of every newsletter. A confirmation email containing a link to confirm your removal will be sent to insure that each unsubscribe request was authorized by the recipient.
This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.
If you wish to change the email address that recieves our newsletter, simply unsubscribe the old address and subscribe the new address using the form on the front page of our site.
If you wish to update your contact information for any of the services you have registered for (balloon ride directory, classified ads, festival guide), log in to your account and update your account information.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement,
the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you
can email us using the Contact Us form.