Privacy policy

1. Introduction
This privacy policy addresses how Hyper Town (“hypertown.net”) uses and protects the information that you provide to Hyper Town when you use www.hypertown.net and any related websites managed by or on behalf of Hyper Town.
Hyper Town takes your privacy very seriously and is committed to making sure your privacy is protected. Any personally identifiable information you provide to Hyper Town will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The latest version of Hyper Town’s privacy policy is always available on this page. We encourage you to check this page every so often to ensure you are happy with the policy. 

This policy was last updated October 2014. 

2. Acceptance

By using or accessing Hyper Town, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

2a. Notice to visitors from outside of the European Union

You should be aware that the European Union and other countries have not harmonized their privacy regulations. Because Hyper Town and its servers are located in the European Union, Hyper Town has written its Privacy Policy to satisfy European Union regulations. By using Hyper Town, you agree to the level of privacy protection set out in our Privacy Policy.

3. Data that Hyper Town collects

3a. Hyper Town Trail subscriptions

The first time you sign up at Hyper Town for a TRAIL subscription we ask for the following:

• A site username

• A valid email address

• A password

After completing the form, you will be set up with a Hyper Town account and a Hyper Town TRAIL subscription for the site username you provided. You will receive a welcome email describing your new Hyper Town account and Hyper Town site including how to get started and how to manage your account going forward.

3b. Hyper Town Paid subscriptions

Should you wish to upgrade your TRAIL subscription to any paid subscription, we will require additional information including:

• Your full name

• Company name

• VAT number (if relevant)

• Your address

• Payment card details (note that do not hold credit card details in our database)

Hyper Town does not store your payment card details. Our payment gateway company (Quickpay) will, however, store the information required for your automatic billing (per Hyper Town’s Terms & Conditions) on their secure servers. Hyper Town may retain the credit card type and the last 4 digits of your credit card number to help you identify the card used in the future.

When you cancel your subscription, your contact information will be removed from our database and your billing information from our payment gateway provider.

4. What we do with the personal information we gather

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you.

However, we may also use your information:

• For information to improve our products and services

• To send out notifications regarding service related issues, such as maintenance periods, billing problems, account expirations, and other items that may impact service

• To send promotional email communications about special offers, news, product updates or other information, which we think you may find interesting – you may opt out of these email communications.

• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We will not provide your details to any third parties for marketing purposes, without your prior consent.

4a. Communications with Hyper Town

We use third party service providers to help us manage and administer email communications with Hyper Town subscribers including support inquiries, newsletters, marketing mails, etc. Any personal information disclosed through such communications will be governed by these third party vendors’ privacy policy.

WHMCS Privacy Policy | MailChimp Privacy Policy

Should you contact us email or by any other method – we may hold the contact details or any additional information you provide to us on record for future reference and use.

4b. Storage of your personal data

Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. We do not store credit card details on our servers. Any credit card details given are stored on the secure servers of our PCI-certified payment gateway company (QuickPay). About QuickPay.

4c. Testimonials

We post customer testimonials on Hyper Town site, which may contain personally identifiable information. We obtain the customer's consent via email prior to posting any testimonial which includes personally identifiable information (eg. the customer’s name). If you wish to request the removal of your testimonial you may contact us at support(at)hypertown.net or via your Hyper Town Account Center.

5. Security

Security is taken very seriously at Hyper Town. All user information stored by Hyper Town is stored in secure databases protected via a variety of industry-standard access controls. However, no company, including Hyper Town, can fully eliminate security risks associated with the transmission of personal information through online transactions, and you do so at your own risk.

You are personally responsible for keeping any password we have given you, or you have chosen for any of your Hyper Town services, safe and confidential. 

6. Cookies

A cookie is a small file, which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Most browsers allow cookies by default. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual by recognizing preferences both user defined and location defined.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Hyper Town and other websites.

Overall, cookies helps Hyper Town provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

6a. Hyper Town cookies

Hyper Town uses cookies to facilitate a personalized and uninterrupted connection to our service. We use cookies to ‘remember’ information about your preferences and keep you logged into your Hyper Town site/account during a given session. Note that if you disable cookies you may experience that some of Hyper Town services, features or other elements are not available or do not work, as they should.

6b. Third-party cookies

Traffic Log Cookies

We use third-party traffic log cookies (Google Analytics & PIWIK) to identify which pages are being accessed and how. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to customise it better for user needs. We use this information for statistical analysis purposes only.

Advertising Cookies

We partner with a third party ad network (Google) to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partner uses cookies and Web beacons to collect non-personally identifiable information about your activities on this and other Web sites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you targeted ads, you may opt-out of Google remarketing by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served advertising. You will continue to see generic ads.

Social media cookies

Hyper Town includes social sharing features (eg. the Facebook ‘like button’). These features may collect information such as which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on Hyper Town. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

8. Links to other websites
Hyper Town may contain links to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of any web site that collects personal information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by Hyper Town or posted on the Hyper Town website.Please note, Hyper Town holds no responsibility over any data or transactions, which you submit or transact through sites created and published by Hyper Town users or on Hyper Town subdomains eg. usersite.hypertown.net.

9. Controlling your personal information
9a. Changing Information

All information that Hyper Town stores related to your account, including your contact and billing information, is accessible through your Hyper Town Account Center. You can use this area to update your information at any time. In fact, we highly encourage you to keep this information up to date so that your support requests and billing processes operate smoothly.
9b. Removing Information

To remove your information from our system, you need to cancel any active subscriptions. You can do this in the Hyper Town Account Center. Your personal information will be removed immediately, but your site username may remain reserved on our system.

10. Disclosing and sharing your information

Hyper Town uses third-party service providers to perform some services on our behalf, including credit card processing, email services, data analysis and customer support functions. These service providers have access to personal information needed to perform such functions on our behalf.

Hyper Town reserves the right to share all collected information with its parent, affiliates and other related businesses.

Hyper Town reserves the right to publish or otherwise disclose user Hyper Town sites. This is also the case with received queries from users (eg. through the support function or via the various feedback mechanisms), either to clarify or answer a given query, or to guide and inspire other users.

We may release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Terms of Service; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Hyper Town, our users, or others.

Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.

11. Contact Hyper Town

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us by using our support ticket system via your Hyper Town Account center.

Hyper Town is located at: Good people, Stenbrudsvej 11, 3730 Nexø, Bornholm, Denmark

All correspondence should be sent to:

Hyper Town by Good people, Stenbrudsvej 11, 3730 Nexø, Bornholm, Denmark