Terms of Use

Overview

HDI, affiliates and subsidiaries (“HDI”) are aware of and responsive to your concerns regarding how information about you is collected, used and shared when you visit any of our company websites (“Website”). This notice describes the privacy policy applicable to our Website (“Privacy Policy”).

Please note that this policy applies only to the Websites of HDI, its affiliates and subsidiaries and not to the Websites of other companies or organizations to which HDI may provide links as further explained below in Paragraph H. By visiting, accessing, browsing or using the Website you agree to the practices described in the Privacy Policy.

The Information HDI Collects

Information gathered online may be referred to as either anonymous or personally identifiable information. Anonymous information refers to Website usage information that cannot be traced back to a specific individual, e.g., the total number of visitors to our Website (“General Information”).

General Information
HDI may collect certain General Information automatically, including “site usage” information from all visitors to the Website. Such data is used only in the aggregate. General Information helps HDI determine general usage patterns and modify the Website in order to improve your experience. This type of General Information may be shared with third parties any time.

Personal Information
HDI may, at times, use “cookies” that tells HDI how and when pages in our Website are visited, and by how many people. HDI cookies do not collect Personal Information and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other Personal Information to tell us who you are or even what your e-mail address is. We may also provide statistical General Information to our HDI affiliates as to how our customers use our Website. The Website may include content from other parties that may perform user activity tracking other than that described herein. In particular, some of our third party vendors may use “cookies” in ways that we do not.

There are times when HDI may specifically ask for information about you when you sign up to use a service or when you order a product. HDI may need certain Personal Information ? such as name, Internet address, billing address, type of computer, or credit card number -in order to provide that service or product to you. We may also use that Personal Information to let you know of additional products and services about which you might be interested unless you choose not to receive such information.

There are times when HDI may specifically ask for information about you when you sign up to use a service or when you order a product. HDI may need certain Personal Information ? such as name, Internet address, billing address, type of computer, or credit card number -in order to provide that service or product to you. We may also use that Personal Information to let you know of additional products and services about which you might be interested unless you choose not to receive such information.

Use and Disclosure of Information

How HDI Uses the Information
You acknowledge and agree that HDI has the right to use Personal Information and General Information and any other information (collectively “Information”) that HDI collects from or about you through its Website. Except as otherwise explained herein, unless HDI has your consent, or is required (or permitted) by law, HDI will not share your Information with any unaffiliated entity.

Who HDI Shares Your Information With

Not withstanding the above, HDI may disclose Information to:

  • a HDI affiliate;
  • a third party in the event that HDI sells all or part of its assets to such third party or merges with or is acquired by the third party; or
  • a third party vendor if necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested.

HDI may also disclose Information about you to others if we have a good faith belief that we are required to do so by law or legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of HDI or others.

Children

HDI does not sell products and services for purchase by children. We sell children’s products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may use the Website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. HDI does not :

  • Request or knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under 13 years of age (“Children”);
  • Knowingly use or share Personal Information from persons under 13 years of age with third parties;
  • Give Children the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute Personal Information; and
  • Entice Children with the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity to divulge Personal Information.

HDI does not knowingly collect information about Children and believes that they should get their parents’ consent before giving out any personally identifiable information. We encourage you to participate in your child’s experience on the Internet and to review important safety tips with each child before he or she explores the Internet.

Security Procedures

HDI operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. HDI makes no representations or warranties with regard to the sufficiency of these security measures. HDI shall not be responsible for any actual or consequential damages that result from a lapse in compliance with this Privacy Policy as a result of a security breach or a technical malfunction. Certain information may be transmitted to you by electronic mail. Please note that these transmissions are not secure.

Applicable Law/International Issues

Because HDI is committed to protecting your privacy, Information that is submitted to this Site will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed and disposed of in accordance with applicable Singapore law. If you are non-Singapore user, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect and use your personal data and disclose it to other entities, as discussed in “Who HDI Shares Your Information With” above, outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, such Information may be stored on servers located outside your resident jurisdiction. Singapore law may not provide the degree of protection for Information that is available in other countries. By providing us with your Information, you acknowledge that you have read this Policy, understand it, agree to its terms and consent to the transfer of such Information outside your resident jurisdiction. If you do not consent to the terms of this Policy, please do not use this Site.

Linked Internet Websites

The Website provides hyperlinks, which are highlighted words or pictures within a hypertext document that, when clicked, take you to another place within the document, to another document altogether, or to other Websites not controlled by HDI. These hyperlinked Websites may contain privacy provisions that are different from those provided herein. HDI is not responsible for the collection, use, or disclosure of information collected through these Websites or links, and HDI expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such collection, use, or disclosure.

Changes to HDI’s Privacy Policy

If HDI decides to change the Privacy Policy, it will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we collect, and how we might use or disclose that information. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be considered effective immediately after the changes are posted on this Website.

This Privacy Policy was revised August 2009.