Privacy Policy

Protecting and respecting your privacy

HomoCulture is committed to the security and privacy of our data. This policy, together with the terms of use any other documents referred to on it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

This privacy policy is a binding agreement between you and HomoCulture. By accessing any of our websites (the “Sites”), you signify that you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a new version here, and the new version will become effective immediately.

We do not sell or rent personally identifiable information

We do not spam, and our policies forbid use of our Services for spam

Public forums

Please remember that any information (including personal and business information) that you submit, post or otherwise reveal in a public forum (such as a bulletin board, chat room, blog or product discussion forum) is not subject to this Privacy Policy, will be seen by third parties not related to us and may be used by them or us to contact you for any purpose.

Statement regarding children

HomoCulture’s content is not designed to appeal to children under the age of 13. As such, the Sites are not directed at children under the age of 13 nor do we knowingly collect or maintain information from children under the age of 13 on the Sites.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.TheHomoCulture.com. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by HomoCulture and when you report a problem with our site.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

You can also choose to have further information sent to you about products we think may interest you by opting-in on the page where you submit your personal information.

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our site according to your individual interests (e.g. by emailing you to inform you about areas of the Site that you have not accessed on prior visits).

To speed up your searches.

To recognize you when you return to our site for statistical/analytical purposes.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

You can obtain information about how to manage cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Use of site: To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. We may also use information for internal marketing analysis (such as to measure traffic to particular areas of the Site).

Marketing information: To provide you with information, products or services about our products and services and those of our subsidiaries, affiliates and parent companies and any of their related businesses that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. You will be able to confirm whether you want to receive such information the first time you provide us with personal information, and you will be able to unsubscribe from such communications at any time (see Unsubscribe information below)

Transactional purposes: To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

Interactive features: To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

Changes to service: To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which we believe may be of interest to you (but you will be able to confirm whether you want to receive such information when you first register with us and can unsubscribe at any time, please see Unsubscribe information below).

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If HomoCulture or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of HomoCulture, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of improving internet security by the prosecution of hackers or others attempting to use websites that do not belong to them for illegal or improper purposes, for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights – Unsubscribing

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right to change your preferences about how we use your personal information at any time by contacting us at brian@TheHomoculture.com.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Linked sites

The Sites may contain links to third-party websites and resources (collectively, “Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by us of the content on such Linked Sites. We make no representations or warranties regarding the correctness, accuracy, performance, or quality of any content, software, service, or application found at any Linked Site. We are not responsible for the availability of the Linked Sites or the content or activities of such sites. If you decide to access any Linked Site, you do so at your own risk. Your use of any Linked Site is subject to the policies, terms of use, and privacy policies of such Linked Site, if any.

Copyright and trademark

All materials available through this website and other websites owned or provided by HomoCulture or any of its affiliated entities (collectively “HomoCulture”), including any products, services, and web content including but not limited to images, text, and various downloads (“Materials”) are owned by HomoCulture and/or by HomoCulture vendors, who have given permission to use the Materials.

Materials are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws and all rights in the said Materials are reserved by HomoCulture or their respective owners. You may view, copy, and print pages from the website for personal use only. You may not otherwise use, reproduce, download, modify, store, post, broadcast, transmit, sell, or make available to any party any part of the content from the website without the prior written approval of HomoCulture.