Privacy Policy

Makerhug.com is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read our privacy policy below to learn more.

 What This Privacy Policy ("Policy") Covers

 ·         This Policy explains the privacy practices of Makerhug.com and its family of related companies including licensees (collectively, " Makerhug.com") and applies to your use of Makerhug.com 's products and services.

 ·         This Policy covers how Makerhug.com treats the personal information we collect and receive related to your use of our Services and Mobile App.

 ·         When we refer to "personal information", what we mean is any information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, credit card information, precise location data, or phone number, and any other information that is not otherwise publicly available.

 ·         This Policy does not apply to the practices of people or companies that Makerhug.com does not own, control, employ or manage, except where incorporated by reference within licensing arrangements with third parties.

 ·         Minors - You must be at least 18 years old to register or subscribe for MakerHug's Services because Makerhug.com is available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.

 Information Collection and Use

·         Makerhug.com collects personal information about you when you:

 o    Visit and use our websites or Mobile App;

 o    Register or subscribe for and sign in to our Services;

 o    Visit the websites of some Makerhug.com partners;

 o    Participate in a member review and blog post; and

 o    Enter promotions or sweepstakes sponsored by or in connection with MakerHug. When you enter a promotion, sweepstakes, or contest hosted by Makerhug.com or sponsored by Makerhug.com and/or our many partners, we ask for your name, address, and email address. You may be asked to provide additional information or to answer certain questions, some of which may be optional, in order to participate. We may contact you in connection with a particular promotion, such as a sweepstakes or contest, in order to update you of your status, administer the promotion, let you know that a promotion has ended, and for other purposes.

 o    We may combine the information that we collect about you with information that we obtain from business partners or other sources.

 ·         When you subscribe to or use our Services, we collect the following personal information from you:

 o    Contact information such as name, email address, Instant Messaging address, mailing address (including country of residence, and telephone number;

 o    Billing information such as credit card information, and billing address;

 o    Demographic information such as birth year, gender and occupation;

 o    Information concerning your personal preferences, such as preferred airport, and other personal interests;

 o    Information about your transactions with us and our business partners through our Services; and

 o    Your IP address and, when using our Mobile Application, data such as device type and OS version. Note, you are not anonymous to us when you sign in to our Services. Makerhug.com receives IP addresses from all users because this information is automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is also stored in our user registration databases when you register or subscribe with MakerHug.

 ·         We use this information to:

 o    Provide you with the products or services you have requested from us or through our Services;

 o    Customize the content and provide targeted advertising for our Services and to improve our Services;

 o    Contact you with offers by Makerhug.com and/or third parties that we think may be of interest to you;

 o    Conduct research and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients;

 o    IP addresses may be used for various purposes, including to:

 o    Diagnose service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP;

 o    Send the most appropriate advertising based on geographic area or information derived from your IP address. Many IP addresses are commonly associated with Internet service providers, universities, or major corporations in specific regions or localities. Aggregate information derived from IP addresses may also be reported to advertisers or other third parties;

 o    Estimate the total number of users visiting Makerhug.com from specific countries or regions of the world;

 o    Assist third party advertisers to track the effectiveness of the promotions they run on our website, such as to track visits to and business on the advertised websites; and

 o    Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content that we host.

 o    By signing up for our mobile services, downloading our mobile application or providing your phone number, you consent to receiving push notifications, advertising messages and text messages from Makerhug.com relating to our products and services. To opt-out of receiving push notifications, you can disable push notifications on your mobile device system settings.

 o    When using our mobile website or application, if you tell Makerhug.com where you are located (e.g., by allowing your mobile device to send Makerhug.com your precise location), Makerhug.com may use that information to provide you with location-based information, tailored offers and advertising. Precise location information is not shared with any third parties who are not providing services to us. If you wish to deactivate this feature, you can disable location services on your mobile device.

 o    Makerhug.com may collect third party information in connection with our gift giving service. We will collect the relevant contact information of the gift recipient which may include name, address, and email address. We will use this third party information only for this service and not to market directly to the recipient unless the recipient is currently registered with Makerhug.com independently. To provide this service, we obtain address information of the gift recipient from third party sources, such as the US Postal Service, to verify the address so we can properly ship your gift order and to prevent fraud.

 o    Furthermore, when you use our Services, we receive and record information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, Makerhug.com cookie information, the type of software and hardware you are using and the web page(s) you visit.

 Questions/Your Privacy Rights

·         If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, regarding disclosure of personal information to third parties should it ever occur, or about data we may hold about you, please write to us at: sales@makerhug.com (Privacy Policy Department)