Privacy Policy

Last updated January 2019.

This Privacy Policy defines how we, Young Hot & Modern, (“we” “our” or “us”), collect, store and use your personal information when you use or interact with our website available at http://www.yhmmagazine.com (as defined in our Terms & Conditions Agreement (www.yhmmagazine.com/terms). Our Privacy Policy does not apply to the products or services of our business partners or to any other third parties, even if their products or services are linked to, or embedded within, our website and social media platforms.

Your privacy is very important to us. We have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights. We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our website. It is Young Hot & Modern’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Collection and Use of Non-personally-identifying Information

Young Hot & Modern may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personally-identifying information such as a browser type, language preference, referring website, and the date and time of each visitor request to our website. This information does not personally identify you. Young Hot & Modern’s purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use our website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of our website. Non-personally-identifying information may include certain personally identifiable information that has been de-identified, which is information that has been rendered anonymous. We and/or our third party service providers gather non-personally-identifying information about you from information that you provide us, either separately or together with your personal information. We and/or our third party service providers also collect certain non-personally-identifying information from you when you access our services.

Young Hot & Modern also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our website. We only disclose logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that we use and disclose personally-identifying information as described below, except that website commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the website where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Young Hot & Modern’s website choose to interact with us in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Young Hot & Modern gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our site to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Young Hot & Modern updates via email, we collect their emails. Additionally, we may ask visitors to complete a contact form for a number of reasons (job application, article submission, contest submission, general inquiry, newsletter subscription, site subscription, e.g.). In each case, Young Hot & Modern collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with us. Young Hot & Modern does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Young Hot & Modern may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, we may monitor the most popular pages on our site. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Young Hot & Modern discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Young Hot & Modern’s behalf or to provide services available at Young Hot & Modern’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Young Hot & Modern’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Young Hot & Modern will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Young Hot & Modern discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Young Hot & Modern believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Young Hot & Modern, third parties, or the public at large.

Communication via Email

If you are a registered user of Young Hot & Modern’s website or a subscriber of our e-newsletter and have supplied your email address, we may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Young Hot & Modern and our products and services. We use a third-party email provider to store emails you send us and to send you emails. Our third-party email providers are Outlook.com by Microsoft and MailChimp. Microsoft’s privacy policy is available here: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/PrivacyStatement. MailChimp’s privacy policy is available here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. Young Hot & Modern takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Young Hot & Modern is hosted on WordPress.com. Sites hosted on WordPress.com make use of cookies for a variety of different purposes. Some cookies are only set for registered WordPress.com users, whereas others are set for all visitors. WordPress aims to collect the minimal amount of data necessary to provide their services. For more detailed information, see WordPress’ dedicated Cookie Policy page and Privacy Policy. Young Hot & Modern visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website, with the drawback that certain features of our website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Young Hot & Modern, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Young Hot & Modern goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of Young Hot & Modern may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Young Hot & Modern and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

If you share information in comments it becomes public information. It may be seen or gathered by other parties, including third parties which do not adhere to the standards we set forth in this Privacy Policy. Young Hot & Modern is not responsible for events arising from the distribution of any information you provide in the comment section of our website or share through our services.

Links To Other Web Sites

Young Hot & Modern’s website may contain links to third party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. We do not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.

You acknowledge and agree that Young Hot & Modern shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third party websites or services. Young Hot & Modern strongly advise our visitors to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party websites or services that they visit.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Young Hot & Modern may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Young Hot & Modern’s sole discretion. Young Hot & Modern encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Contact Us

For questions, comments and concerns please contact us at privacy@yhmmagazine.com.