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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

The Hot Puppies ("The Hot Puppies") operates and may operate other websites. It is The Hot Puppies policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, The Hot Puppies collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Hot Puppies purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Hot Puppies visitors use its website. From time to time, The Hot Puppies may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The Hot Puppies also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blogs/sites. The Hot Puppies only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to The Hot Puppies websites choose to interact with The Hot Puppies in ways that require The Hot Puppies to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Hot Puppies gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Hot Puppies are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Hot Puppies collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Hot Puppies. The Hot Puppies does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And 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

The Hot Puppies may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Hot Puppies may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Hot Puppies does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The Hot Puppies 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 The Hot Puppies behalf or to provide services available at The Hot Puppies websites, 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 The Hot Puppies websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Hot Puppies 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, The Hot Puppies discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Hot Puppies believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Hot Puppies, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an The Hot Puppies website and have supplied your email address, The Hot Puppies 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 The Hot Puppies and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Hot Puppies takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


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. The Hot Puppies uses cookies to help The Hot Puppies identify and track visitors, their usage of The Hot Puppies website, and their website access preferences. The Hot Puppies visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using The Hot Puppies websites, with the drawback that certain features of The Hot Puppies websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

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


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 The Hot Puppies and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Hot Puppies may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Hot Puppies sole discretion. The Hot Puppies encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.