Information we collect
The personal information you are asked to provide, as well as the reasons why you are being asked to provide it, will be made available to you at this point in which we request you to provide your personal information.
If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, message content and / or attachments you may send to us, and any other information you may wish to provide.
When you sign up for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including things like name, company name, address, email address, and phone number.
How we use your information
We use collected information in different ways, including:
- Operate and maintain our website
- Develop, personalize, and expand our website
- Understand and examine how you utilize our website
- Name new products, services, features, and functionality
- Communicate with you, directly or through our agent or partner, including customer service, to updates you about website-related information, and promotional purposes
- Send emails
- Detect and prevent fraud
Cookies and other technologies we use
A cookie is a mini text file saved on your system. Cookies contain information that is used to help make the sites work. Our access is limited to cookies only created by our website. You can manage your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may interfere with your use of certain services.
Required cookies – These cookies are required to enable you to use other features of our website, such as login.
Operational cookies – These cookies provide functionality that makes it possible for us to use our service and make it more accessible to personalized users. For example, they can remember your name and email with the comment form, so you do not have to re-enter this information the next time you comment.
Analytics cookies – These cookies are used to analyze the performance and usage of our website and services
Advertising cookies – These cookies are used to deliver ads that are more relevant to you and your interests. Besides, they are used to minimize the number of times an ad is showed to anyone. They are usually placed on the website through advertising networks with the permission of the website operator. Those cookies remember you visit the website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Generally, these links or advertising cookies will be linked to site performance provided by another organization.
For example, if you leave a comment on our site you can sign in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is to make it easier for you, so you don’t have to fill in your details when you leave another comment. Those cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and sign in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie has no personal information and is discarded at the closure of your browser.
We may also utilize the services of trusted third-party to track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer alert every time a cookie is sent, or you can choose to delete all cookies. You can do this using your browser settings. You can also delete cookies stored on your computer using your browser settings.
If you delete cookies, it will not affect your website information.
Advertising Partner Privacy Policies
Note that HiTechItems has no access to or control over those cookies used by third-party advertisers.
Third-Party Privacy Policies
You can choose to disable cookies with your browser options. For more information about cookie controls for specific web browsers, you can find them on browsers’ websites.
CCPA privacy rights (Do not sell my information)
Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers are entitled to:
Request that the business that collects consumer personal information disclose certain categories and details of personal information collected by the business about customers.
Request the business to delete any buyer’s personal data collected by the business.
Request that a business that sells consumer personal data, not sell consumer personal information.
If you apply, we have one month to reply to you. If you are interested to avail any of these rights, please contact us.
GDPR Data Protection Rights
We want to ensure that you are fully aware of all data protection rights. Every user has the right to the following:
Right of access – You have the right to request copies of your personal information. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
Right to rescheduling – You have the right to request that we correct any information that you believe is incorrect. You also have the right to request that we complete the information that you believe is incomplete.
Right to delete – You have the right to request that we delete your personal information, subject to certain conditions.
Right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we limit the performance of your data, subject to certain conditions.
Right to refuse to process – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, under certain circumstances.
Right of data access – You have the right to request that we pass on information collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you apply, we have one month to reply to you. If If you are interested to avail any of these rights, please contact us.
When visitors leave a comment on our website, we collect the information displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser agent link to facilitate spam detection.
When uploading photos to a website, you should refrain from uploading photos with embedded location information (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from photos on the website.
We may use the contact details to contact you. We do not use information submitted through the contact form for marketing purposes.
Who else can access Your Data
We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal data about you in some cases is provided to our trusted partners to improve your customer experience or to provide any service to you.
For example, your information can be shared with:
- Google Analytics
- Google AdSense
- Amazon Associates
We only work with Processing partners who can ensure adequate security of Your Data. We disclose your personal information to third parties or to government officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We may disclose your personal information to a third party if you have agreed to it or there are valid reasons for it.
How we protect your data
We adopt all measures to ensure that your Personal Data is safe. We use anonymity and name-calling where appropriate. We monitor our systems for potential dangers and attacks. We do not use risk scanning and / or scanning at PCI standards.
We have what we believe to be the appropriate security controls to ensure the protection of personal data. We have no control over what happens between your service and the limit of our information infrastructure. You should be aware of the many information security risks involved and take appropriate steps to protect your information. We do not accept liability for violations that occur beyond our control limits.
Even if we try our best, we will not guarantee data security. However, we promise to inform the relevant authorities of the data breach. We will also let you know if anything threatens your rights or interests. We will do everything we can to prevent security breaches and assist the authorities in the event of any violations.
If you have an account with us, Please note that you must keep your username and password.
Another priority is to include child protection while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to monitor, participate in, and/or monitor and direct their children’s online activities.
HiTechItems does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age. If you think your child is providing this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will make every effort to immediately remove that information from our records.