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Privacy is very important to Hoopville Media Services, LLC. (“Hoopville”). As part of the normal operation of our services we collect and, in some cases, disclose information about you. This Privacy Policy describes the information we collect about you and what may happen to that information. Although this Privacy Policy may seem long, we have prepared a detailed policy because we believe you should know as much as possible about Hoopville’s practices so you can make informed decisions. The primary practices of this statement apply to the www.hoopville.com Web site, the www.cityhoopsrecruiting.com Web site, and any of our other services and products offered by Hoopville.


Information We Collect

At Hoopville, you may be able to express an opinion. The types of personally identifiable information that may be collected at these pages include name and e-mail address.

We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using (e.g., Windows XP, Windows 7 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Verizon, American Online, Earthlink).

We may use third parties to provide us information, reports and analysis about the usage and browsing patterns of visitors. These reports contain aggregated data only, and do not identify individual users.


How We Use the Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs and services that we believe may be of interest to you. In addition, we may use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you of when we make changes to our policies and procedures that may impact you. Moreover, we may use the information you provide about others to enable us to send them information. From time to time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs or services to them.

We use the information, including analytics and statistical information, to analyze the use of our web pages so that we may improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to improve your experience. We also use this information to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our user base.

We will disclose information we maintain when required to do so by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request. Agents and contractors of Hoopville who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Hoopville.

We will not share your personal information outside of Hoopville.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. Inadvertent disclosures may result, for example, when third parties misrepresent their identities in asking the site for access to personally identifiable information about themselves for purposes of correcting possible factual errors in the data.


Collection of Information by Third Party Sites

Some of our pages include links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Third parties may collect information about you via their advertisements or services that they provide Hoopville. In certain cases, we do not have access to, nor control over, these third parties’ data collection practices and we do not assume any liability related to their collection or use. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices or policy.

Hoopville is a member of the Amazon Associates Program. Amazon.com’s privacy policy may be viewed at this link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?ie=UTF8&nodeId=468496



Some parts of this web site may use a “cookie” – a file placed on your computer hard drive allowing our server to log the pages accessed on the site to determine if you have visited before. This cookie captures no personally identifying information. You may set your browser to warn you when placement of a cookie is requested, and decide whether or not to accept it. Please note that by rejecting a cookie some of the features on the site may not function properly.


Links to Other Sites

Hoopville includes links to websites of other organizations. When you follow a link to another site, you leave the Hoopville site and your website interactions are no longer protected by our privacy policy. Hoopville is not responsible for, and does not enforce the privacy or security practices and content of sites to which Hoopville links.


Comments and Questions

For any questions, comments or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us via the Contact page.

Alternately, you may contact us in writing at:

Hoopville Media Services
P.O. Box 940
Stoughton, MA 02072



From time to time, Hoopville may change this privacy policy to accommodate new technologies, industry practices, regulatory requirements or for other purposes. Hoopville reserves the right to make changes to the Hoopville site and this agreement at any time without prior notice. This agreement may not be otherwise amended except in a writing signed by Hoopville Media Services.


Effective December 2013

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