Privacy Policy

We Take Your Privacy Seriously

HopOne Internet Corporation takes the privacy of its customers and users of its web site seriously. This Privacy Policy covers the ways in which HopOne attains, manages, stores, processes and shares information given to it by its customers and visitors to HopOne’s web sites. As a thoughtful and responsible member of the Internet community, HopOne is committed to monitoring changes in the attitudes of both customers and the community in general towards the use of information. As part of this commitment, HopOne will make changes from time-to-time to its Privacy Policy. HopOne endeavors to give advance notice of material changes to the Privacy Policy, but reserves the right to make changes without notice. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy may always be found on HopOne’s web site.

1. Information Collected from Visitors to HopOne’s Web Sites

HopOne may collect the following information from its customers:

  • Name, address, e-mail, phone, and fax (of the business/organization and its designated contacts);
  • Domain name;
  • Login credentials; and
  • Billing information. (Customer Information)

Customer Information is provided knowingly and voluntarily by customers during HopOne’s sign up process. Customers knowingly and willingly provide Customer Information to us as part of the provisioning and use of their service. For Customer security, the HopOne sign-up process is handled privately and securely through the HopOne account managers, and not over the HopOne web site.

In addition, HopOne may collect the following information from visitors to its web sites, who may or may not be customers:

  • IP addresses;
  • Initial and elapsed, time on the web site;
  • Page(s) visited; and
  • Cookies containing information about whether you have visited HopOne’s web sites in the past and/or promotional/discount codes. (Web Site Information)

Web Site Information may not be provided knowingly and voluntarily by customers and visitors. However, cookies are only placed on your computer if you choose to participate in certain incentive plans, which reward you for customer referrals, provide special promotional discounts, and other similar programs. You may choose to disable cookies in your web browser and still access our web site.

From time-to-time we may offer visitors to our web site, and customers, the opportunity to participate in other incentive programs. The information collected as part of these programs will be voluntary, the purposes for which the information is used disclosed, and its use will be set out on, or associated with, the page on which it is collected.

How we Use the Information we Collect

a) Customer Information is collected:

  1. To establish, provision, maintain and provide services to you and third parties;
  2. To allow us to bill you for our services;
  3. To establish security features for your account;
  4. To fulfill our obligations under agreements with domain name registrars;
  5. To fulfill our obligations under agreements governing the use, governance and structure of the Internet;
  6. To associate the services we provide you with an account and an individual or entity;
  7. To contact you regarding the services we provide you;
  8. For legal and regulatory purposes; and
  9. To establish your creditworthiness and collect debts.

b) Web Site Information is collected:

  1. To determine the number of visitors to our web sites and the pages visited;
  2. For legal and regulatory purposes;
  3. To determine the general geographic region of visitors;
  4. To establish a fraud profile;
  5. If a visitor participates in an incentive program or clicks through an affiliate or a sales person, a cookie is placed on their computer – it is only used at the time of order to ensure that the discount or affiliate/sales commission is accordingly provided when and if service is ordered. Cookies are not used for tracking our web site visitors.

3. How we Disclose Customer Information and Web Site Information

We may disclose Customer Information and Web Site Information in the following circumstances, with, or without, your knowledge and/or approval:

  1. To a governmental entity, an agent acting on behalf of a governmental entity, a law enforcement agency, or an individual or entity acting under the color of law;
  2. To a quasi-governmental organization administering the Internet;
  3. To domain name registrars;
  4. To HopOne’s parent companies or subsidiaries;
  5. To your agents, or individuals or entities who, based on HopOne’s reasonable belief, are acting as your agent;
  6. To a debt collection agency;
  7. Internally, to administer your account, determine the effectiveness of our programs and services, and to optimize and improve our services, web sites and network; and/or
  8. To a company or individual employed by HopOne, or acting as our agent, to perform functions related to your account.

HopOne generally asks that Customer Information or Web Site Information disclosed to a third party be kept confidential. However, HopOne cannot control the third party use of the information set out in 3 a-e above.

4. Information Collected by HopOne’s Customers

This policy does not cover information collected by HopOne’s customers. These customers may collect more or less information than HopOne, and use it in different ways. HopOne may have access to this information depending on the services it provides to customers. However, HopOne will not intentionally access or use this information unless absolutely necessary.

5. Retention of Information

Customer Information is retained for an unlimited period of time. However, should you terminate your relationship with us, it will only be disclosed to third parties only pursuant to paragraph 3 a through f above.

Web Site Information, other than cookies, is only retained during your visit to our web site. Aggregate information based on Web Site Information (e.g. web site visitor IP and pages viewed logs) may be retained for an unlimited period of time, but cannot be used to identify you. Cookies remain on your computer until you remove them. Should you remove them, you may be required to re-register for certain programs (if still available), and may not receive credit for the discount or incentive that your cookie was provided for.

6. Data Security

Access to all information provided to HopOne is restricted to employees, contractors and agents, who have a business need to access that information. Some services provided by HopOne require transmission of information to third parties. These third parties may have data security processes that differ from those set out here.

7. Accuracy / Revision

You are responsible for, and have unlimited access to modify or change, all Customer Information other than Customer Information related to your creditworthiness, and our web site access logs. HopOne is responsible for information related to your creditworthiness, our web site access logs, and our Web Site Information. If you would like to review or correct information for which we are responsible, please use your myCP® control panel to do so, or contact us at:

Privacy Officer
HopOne Internet Corporation
8201 Greensboro Drive
McClean, VA 22102

HopOne will review your request, and respond within 30 days.