Your privacy is very important to Hoot In The Hole (“Hoot In The Hole”). Please read the following policy so you understand how we use the personal information we ask you to submit. This policy may change without notice, so please check back periodically. If you use any of Hoot In The Hole’s services, you agree to the privacy policy and any changes.

Personal Information

When you make a purchase through the Hoot In The Hole website, we ask you for personal information including full name, physical address, telephone number, email address and credit card number so we can ship your order. We use this information to process your order(s) and to communicate with you about updates, newsletters, messages, order status, announcements, surveys, special offers, and feedback about Hoot In The Hole’s products and services and special promotions we may offer. We use your telephone number only if there is an order-related issue, not for marketing purposes. You must certify that you are at least 18 years old. (People under 18 cannot use Hoot In The Hole’s services.) Our server stores this information so processing your product orders will be quicker and easier.

You may be able to provide Hoot In The Hole with other people’s information in order to send them gifts and/or e-cards. The information collected about other people will be treated in the same manner as set forth herein.

Any information that you submit to us may be published and Hoot In The Hole may post your screen name in connection with the posting. Please be sure that any material you submit, post, upload or transmit via Hoot In The Hole’s website protects and does not violate the rights of any person or entity and is compliant with our Terms of Use.

Email Options

When registering with Hoot In The Hole, we subscribe you to our newsletter and email list. You may unsubscribe from our newsletter and mailing list at any time.


Hoot In The Hole offers an Affiliate program, where affiliate members direct customers to Hoot In The Hole through links on their web sites. We ask affiliates for their site name (URL), mailing address, primary contact, pay-to address, technical contact, and other site-related information to determine whether a site will be included in our Affiliate Network. None of this information is used for general marketing purposes.

Hoot In The Hole may work with its Affiliates on promotions and special offers. In some instances it may be necessary to share user information related to such offers.

Hoot In The Hole tracks members signed up for Hoot In The Hole’s services via an Affiliate and your personal information is kept in a database that is monitored by Hoot In The Hole and the Affiliates.


As you browse Hoot In The Hole site, cookies are placed on your computer’s hard drive. (Cookies are small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your hard drive.) If your browser is set to not accept cookies, you may not be able to use Hoot In The Hole’s site or services. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your personal information unless you choose to provide this information to us by registering for Hoot In The Hole’s products and services. Once you choose to provide Hoot In The Hole with your personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie, including your password, and you will have direct access to your information when you revisit Hoot In The Hole’s website.

We also use cookies to gather usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to our site and its various pages and to track various types of web browsers used by our customers. Third parties may serve some of these cookies. We analyze this data to determine which parts of our site customers like and which parts need improvement. Automatically logged information is also used to analyze trends and to administer the site.

Hoot In The Hole is not responsible for any cookies placed by any third-party website linked to our website, including Hoot In The Hole affiliate sites. Hoot In The Hole is not responsible for the privacy policies of the third-party sites and you should review their privacy policies for your reference.

Disclosure, Sale, Rental

We will not sell, rent or disclose your personal or identifying information to any unaffiliated third parties without your permission.

We use other companies, agents or contractors to perform services necessary to Hoot In The Hole’s operations and to maintain Hoot In The Hole’s websites, process credit card transactions, analyze customer interaction and analyze survey data. Fourth Way Fulfillment, for example, is the company that we currently use to ship and track orders placed through the Hoot In The Hole website. We also provide postal addresses to the U.S. Post Office for delivery purposes. In the course of providing such services, these companies may have contact with your personal information. By contractual agreement, these companies must treat your information in accordance with this Policy. We will not be liable for any damages that may result from the misuse of your personal information by these companies.

Hoot In The Hole reserves its right to disclose any information as required by law and as necessary to defend Hoot In The Hole’s website and the safety of our users.


Hoot In The Hole may change the Privacy Policy at any time without notice. You should check Hoot In The Hole’s Privacy Policy periodically for updates to this policy. Your use of our website after any changes indicates your acceptance of the changes. The current version will be controlling.

Security and Access

For transmitting personal information, such as when you use a credit card to register, we use a secure server (SSL), which encrypts all of your personal information. This encryption process ensures that the information you give us is protected against unauthorized access.

While we make every effort to ensure that your information is secure on our system and in most cases transactions are completed without difficulty, we cannot guarantee “perfect security” on the Internet or offline and we are not responsible for the success or security of your transactions and you do so at your own risk.

The Privacy Policy is effective as of August 18, 2008.