Site Contents, Ownership, And Use Restrictions
Who Has Access to This Information
Unless we specifically disclose it to you at the time of collection or subsequently obtain your approval, we will not make visitor or customer-specific information that is gathered on our site available to unaffiliated organizations for commercial purposes unrelated to the business of Hopkins House. Hopkins House and its affiliated organizations use this information to help us deliver the services you have requested, or to design or offer specific products or services that we believe will be useful to you. While we may use this information to contact you or to send materials to you for marketing purposes, we will take commercially reasonable steps to safeguard such information from unauthorized access by any other parties. As we strive to meet the needs or our customers, we may disclose personally identifiable information we collect, as described above, to companies and vendors that perform marketing or other services on our behalf or with whom we have joint marketing agreements so that we may provide a full range of products and services to you. Our policy is to prohibit these companies from otherwise selling or disclosing the personal information we provide. Certain federal, state and local laws or government regulations may require us to disclose non-public personal information about you. In these circumstances, we will use reasonable efforts to disclose only the information required by law, subpoena or court order to be disclosed.
Links to Other Sites
Links to other Sites from the Site are provided solely for your convenience. Hopkins House is not responsible for the content of any other sites, nor does Hopkins House make any representations about the content or accuracy of material on any other sites. If you click through to a third party's Site, you do so at your own risk.
Users of our Site are strictly prohibited from violating or trying to violate the security features of the Site, such as by (1) accessing data not intended for that user or logging onto a server or an account which the user is not authorized to access; (2) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures unless we expressly authorize that user to do so in writing; (3) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, such as by means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing" or "crashing;" (4) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (5) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. We will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. By using the Site, you hereby agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or try to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site. You further agree not to use or try to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Site other than the search engine and search agents which we make available on this Site and other than generally available third party web browsers like Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Explorer.
Disclaimer of Warranty
HOPKINS HOUSE IS PROVIDING THIS SITE AND ITS CONTENT ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE SITE OR ITS OPERATION OR CONTENT. ALTHOUGH HOPKINS HOUSE BELIEVES THE CONTENT TO BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, AND CURRENT, HOPKINS HOUSE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE ON THIS SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL HOPKINS HOUSE OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, TRUSTEES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, DATA, PROFITS OR GOODWILL, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, WITHOUT REGARD TO THE FORM OF ANY ACTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHER TORTUOUS ACTIONS, ALL ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, COPYING, OR DISPLAY OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS SITE.
Information Submissions Provided By You
You agree that any material, information, and ideas that you transmit to this Site or otherwise provide to Hopkins House ("Transmissions") shall be and remain Hopkins House's property and you hereby assign all of your rights in such Transmissions, including any copyrights, to Hopkins House in perpetuity throughout the world for any and all present or future uses in any and all languages, for no compensation. All Transmissions will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and Hopkins House shall be under no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, make derivative works from, use, disclose, and distribute the Transmissions to others without limitation. Additionally, Hopkins House shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, or marketing products incorporating such information. In addition, you agree, and are hereby put on notice, that you are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under law. You are solely responsible for the content of any comments you make.
"Cookies" are routinely used by entities engaged in E-Commerce, including Hopkins House. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user's hard drive through the Web browser program containing information about the user which enables us to track and personalize the Site to enhance your online experience. You can avoid cookies by configuring your browser to reject them or at least notify you when a cookie is being placed on your hard drive.
Hopkins House collects technical information from a user's computer when that user requests a Web page while visiting the Site. The information pertains exclusively to the user's Internet Protocol address, type of browser and the address of any linking site. Hopkins House will not sell, rent, or otherwise convey said information to any third party. Hopkins House currently does not use a third party's to collect and analyze information. Hopkins House does reserve the right to use third party's to collect and analyze said information in the future.
Correspondence Generated through Web Site
All email notifications containing specific messages, correspondences and other related writings are generated by owners and/or operators of Hopkins House programs. Said owners and operators are responsible for the delivery and content of all notifications. Hopkins House and its affiliates are not responsible for the content of any correspondence by and between participating parties.
Links to External Websites
Please be aware that, when you click on links that take you to external Websites, you will be subject to their privacy policies and practices and not ours. We strongly encourage you to read their privacy policies and practices to determine if they differ from those utilized on our Site. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.
During the order process, you will have to provide financial information such as your credit card number and expiration date. This information is used for billing purposes and to fulfill your order. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this contact information to get in touch with you. To properly process your credit card information, we must share your personal and financial information with the merchant bank for authorization and approval. This process is protected by an enhanced security system. See the Security section below for more details on security measures and procedures. We do not share your personal and financial information with any third parties, except those specified in the Sharing section of this policy.
We may employ third party companies to perform functions on our behalf. These functions may include order fulfillment, package delivery, marketing assistance, postal and e-mail delivery, customer service, data analysis, and credit processing. The third parties we contract for these purposes have limited access to your personal information and may not use it for other purposes. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
Hopkins House takes precautions to protect its customers' information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. When our checkout/order form asks you to enter sensitive information (such as your credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software currently available in the industry - SSL. To find out more or to verify our security certificate, click the logo to the left. All Hopkins House Online Ordering servers, including web servers and database servers, are housed and maintained in secure locations. Access to the database is strictly monitored and protected from outside access. The servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secured environment, inside a secured and locked room. All backups are stored and locked in a high-level security room. Only personnel with proper security clearance have access to these restricted areas. All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, in addition to any time a new policy is added, Hopkins House employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance of privacy and what they can do to ensure that customers' information remains protected at all times. If you have any questions or concerns about Hopkins House's Online Ordering security practices, you can contact us.
Notification of Changes
5904 Richmond Hwy - Ste. 525
Alexandria, VA 22303