Privacy Policy for www.hotbottoms.net

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at webmaster@hotbottoms.net

This policy document was lat updated on April 1, 2019.

At www.hotbottoms.net, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of information received and collected by www.hotbottoms.net and how it is used. We will NEVER disclose any information you have given us either during the registration process or through subsequent contact, we regard our members privacy is of the utmost importance. Similarly, we will never sell, rent or give away email lists or any other membership details, we consider this to be bad practice.

The only exception is if we are required by law enforcement agencies, in which event we will only comply with such a request if a court order is provided.

OTHER SOCIAL NETWORKS

We DO NOT connect to other social networks such as Facebook as this would clearly be dangerous in the sense that members could mistakenly post an item here on their Facebook account that they really should not have done and be embarrassed by it or worse. We are completely stand-alone without live connections to any other sites, what you post here will stay here unless you or someone else manually copies and pastes it elsewhere. That policy will NEVER change and you can be assured that we are strictly a stand-alone niche Social Network with no affiliations with other organizations.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, www.hotbottoms.net makes use of log files which are required for the script to function correctly, however we never look at these files for any reason. In addition, all log files including IP address information is wiped from the database on an hourly basis, providing greater privacy and protection for our members. The only exception on this policy is in relation to terminated or suspended account where as per our terms and conditions such IP addresses will be indefinitely held in our database to prevent further abuse or terminated / suspended account owners from accessing the site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

www.hotbottoms.net does use cookies which is an integral part of the script and used to authenticate our members when they login, we have no further use for cookies and we do not use web beacons of any description. DoubleClick DART Cookie We do not use such cookies and consider it bad practice. Summary We care about privacy, and do everything possible to protect our members, we have no interest in providing information to third parties and will never do so unless as stated above we are served with a court order. Even then the information would be strictly limited and of little value particularly as we wipe all IP data on an hourly basis, which appears to be the main desired information Please note the exception as stated in both our terms of service (terms and conditions) and under log files in this policy is if an account is terminated / suspended then we will hold the IP information indefinitely.

GDPR

Our GDPR policy is as follows and can also be found on our homepage and in our terms and conditions. 

The GDPR applies to any website or mobile application collecting data from EU residents.

Hotbottoms.net is a dynamic social website and does collect limited personal information.  It does use cookies and it does record your IP address.  Hotbottoms.net is GDPR compliant, the following specifics apply: We do not hold any financial data, all donations are provided by a third party whom has their own GDPR compliance policy. Our terms of conditions on joining the site, are specific and all members are deemed to have accepted them including providing email address, gender and some personal statistics.

We never send out email, nor do we sell email lists or give them away to third parties. We respect the right to be forgotten and once a member deletes their account all data regarding their account is automatically removed, including images, videos and text posts. We provide a means to download a members data via the profile page.  This is in Xml format.  While we provide this function we provide no support.