privacy policy

The policies below are applicable to www.hightoppublishing.com and other Web sites on the World Wide Web originating in the United States and owned and operated by High Top Publishing LLC and its affiliates (collectively “High Top Publishing sites”) unless otherwise indicated. Our Privacy Policy will tell you what information we collect when you visit High Top Publishing sites, how we protect it and what choices you have about how that information is used. We urge you to read our entire Privacy Policy so that you will understand both our commitment to you and your privacy, and how you can participate in that commitment.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

Some functions and services offered through High Top Publishing sites require that you provide certain Personally Identifiable information (PII). PII that we collect includes email address, name, postal address, telephone number, date of birth and credit card number. We collect this PII for example, when you order a product, enter a contest or request a catalog, or register for a mailing list. You can make changes to your PII by contacting customer service at info@hightoppublishing.com.

Receiving Email and Postal Correspondence

Our online Registration form and other online submission forms contain clearly identified checkboxes indicating that by submitting the form you will be entitled to receive email correspondence from High Top Publishing, our affiliates and partners unless you opt out of receiving email correspondence by unchecking each box. Each time you submit your email address your privacy preferences will be updated. Web site visitors over the age of 13 who have submitted their names, mailing addresses, or email addresses but have not opted out may occasionally receive email correspondence from High Top Publishing, our affiliates and partners, containing information such as newsletters or special offers. If you do not wish to receive these messages, you can check the box that allows you to opt out. If you have already submitted an online Registration form and wish to change your preferences, see the section below on Opting Out.

Except as noted below, High Top Publishing will not share email addresses we collect through High Top Publishing sites with any unaffiliated third parties unless we specify this at the point of the collection. Except as otherwise noted, unless you consent to the disclosure of your personally identifiable information, only we and our affiliates, our technical consultants, third-party auditors and other third parties who make High Top Publishing sites available, enhance their functionality, or provide associated services and/or who deal with you in delivering content, samples, products, and gifts and prizes, have access to this information and we require them to agree that they are covered by this policy.

Occasionally, High Top Publishing may make names and postal addresses we collect through the High Top Publishing sites available to reputable companies whose products and/or services may interest you, unless you opt out of being included in our postal mailing list. (See the section below on opting out of postal mailings).

Please note that we do reserve the right to transfer your personally identifiable information and other information to our successors in business and purchasers of site assets. Any personal information provided to entities affiliated with any High Top Publishing site will be treated in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, unless you are otherwise notified. In the following limited circumstances we will consider, and may release, personal information to third parties: (1) to comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; or (2) in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others.

High Top Publishing may also provide aggregate statistics about our customers, traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third parties for statistical analysis, but these statistics will include no personal information.

Opting Out of Receiving Email and Postal Correspondence

Receiving email messages and postal mail from High Top Publishing, our affiliates and partners is optional. You may choose not to receive certain email, even after granting prior permission, or you may wish to correct information you previously provided. If you do not wish to receive email or wish to correct information you provided to High Top Publishing and you know you are a member of hightoppublishing.com, please email us at :. High Top Publishing will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete records from our database when we receive requests to do so; however, because of possible retention of a residual copy in a system backup file, we cannot guarantee deletion in every instance.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications such as service announcements and administrative messages, relating to High Top Publishing and hightoppublishing.com that are necessary to our relationship with you.

If you prefer not to receive postal mailings from High Top Publishing or from reputable companies we may share your name and postal address with, email us at info@hightoppublishing.com.

We also may share personal information we obtain from you through offline sources (such as when you respond to a survey, subscribe to our magazine, or buy one of our products). You may opt out of receiving postal communications or telemarketing calls or emails, regardless of how we obtained the information, by writing to the address below.

High Top Publishing
1525 Aviation Boulevard, #388
Redondo Beach, CA 90278

You may also use the address above for general customer service questions.

Online Policy for Individuals Younger Than 13 Years of Age

No personal information should be submitted or posted on High Top Publishing sites by individuals 17 years of age or younger without their parent’s or guardian’s permission. We may request name, address, phone number, email address and date of birth from your child for contest participation so that we may notify him or her if selected a winner. In the event we do so, we will request your consent prior to collection.

No information collected from online guests 13 years of age or younger is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever by High Top Publishing. Unless otherwise disclosed at collection, High Top Publishing does not provide any personal information collected through any High Top Publishing site from individuals 17 years old and younger, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.

Note to parents: If your child has submitted his or her name through any High Top Publishing site, and you wish to review that information, to have it corrected or deleted from our records, or to refuse to permit further collection or use of the child’s information, please communicate your wishes to us at High Top Publishing, 1525 Aviation Boulevard, #388, Redondo Beach, CA 90278 or via email to info@hightoppublishing.com. High Top Publishing pledges to exert reasonable efforts to assure that the information is deleted as soon as possible.

Some High Top Publishing contests are open to individuals 17 years old and younger if the official rules so provide. In such contests, if a winner is 17 years old or younger, notification and prizes are sent to the parent or guardian who is also required to complete all necessary documents.
We encourage parents to be aware of their children’s online activities, and to learn about software that can filter objectionable materials. We cannot and will not request more information from your child than is reasonably necessary to participate in any online activity.

Advertisers

If you submit your name through a form on any High Top Publishing site to request information from an advertiser or other third party, High Top Publishing is not responsible for any marketing or other use of your name by the third party. To learn more about any other company or organization’s privacy policies, we suggest visiting its Web site or contacting it by postal mail or telephone.

Other Interactive Features

When you use an interactive feature on our site, if there is no clearly identified information indicating that you may receive correspondence and a link to this Privacy Policy, we will not save your name or email address.

Email Messages

If you send High Top Publishing an email message, we may retain that message and your email address, as well as any response we send you.

Hyperlinks to Other Web Site

High Top Publishing sites may include links to Web sites of other companies unaffiliated with High Top Publishing. Please note that we are unable to review all such sites and take no responsibility for the content or privacy practices of any unaffiliated Web site.

Cookies and Server Logs

High Top Publishing, related Web hosting providers, and advertisers and ad serving and tracking companies sometimes utilize “cookie” technology. Cookies are bits of data stored on your hard drive that contain no personally identifying information but which help enhance your Web-browsing experience. Not all Web browsers accept cookies, and those that do usually provide a preference or setting that allows you to refuse cookies. If your browser does not accept cookies, you may still enjoy High Top Publishing sites.

Server logs capture certain non-personally identifying data, such as the time and date of a Web visit, the browser and operating system being used, and the Web URL a user linked from. This information is used in aggregate form to help us plan system enhancements when necessary and to provide content that is compatible with our visitors’ Web-browsing systems.

Credit Cards

High Top Publishing uses credit card numbers submitted to us through hightoppublishing.com for payment purposes only, and not for marketing purposes. Your credit card information will be saved for future purchases, as long as you log in. We utilize industry standard secure encryption technology to reasonably assure the privacy and security of the credit card numbers of anyone who places online orders with us.

Privacy Precaution Warning

Please note that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit via our online services.

Improper Conduct

The restrictions above will not apply in the event that you engage in certain improper conduct. Specifically, we shall have the right to use or release to third parties personally identifiable information regarding users who are suspected of having used any High Top Publishing sites for any fraudulent purposes or having otherwise violated any law, rule or regulation or the rights of third parties or having engaged in any conduct that we deem improper.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By using this site, you signify your agreement to the High Top Publishing sites privacy policy. You further authorize the export of personal information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy when you provide such information to us. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please bookmark this page and check it periodically. We will post any changes to this privacy policy on our site. Your continued use of any High Top Publishing site following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes. This policy and all of our legal obligations are subject to the laws of California and the USA, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in the USA in the State of California.

Policy last updated April 25, 2012

Legal Notice and Terms and Conditions

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