HOTSTUFF Privacy Policy

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HotStuff Privacy Policy
At HotStuff, we believe that privacy is a right. We want to empower our users to be the masters of their identity. In this privacy policy, we want to help you understand how and why HotStuff, Inc. ("HotStuff," "we" or "us") collects, uses, and shares information about you when you use our sites, mobile apps, widgets, and other online products and services (collectively, the "Services") or when you otherwise interact with us or receive a communication from us.
We collect minimal information that can be used to identify you by default. If you want to just browse, you don't need an account. You may preview HotStuff to view a video.
Any data we collect is used primarily to provide our services, which are focused on allowing people to be entertained and comment on videos. If you have questions about how we use your data, you can always ask us for more information.

What Information We Collect

Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide to us directly when you use the Services. This includes:
Account information
You don't need an account to use HotStuff. If you create a HotStuff account, your account will have a username, which you provide or which was automatically generated. Your username is public, and it doesn't have to be related to your real name. You need to provide a password to sign-in.
When you use HotStuff, you may provide other information, such as a age due to no one may use HotStuff under the age of 13. We also store your user account preferences and settings. We may ask for such information during the creation of a username and an account a username to help improve your experience exploring HotStuff.

Content you submit
We collect the content you submit to the Services. This includes your posts and comments, audio and videos you broadcast, your messages with other users (e.g., chats), and your reports and other communications with moderators and with us. Your content may include text, links, and videos.

Actions you take
We collect information about the actions you take when using the Services. This includes your interactions with content, like voting, saving, hiding, and reporting. It also includes your interactions with other users, such as following, friending, and blocking. We collect your interactions with communities, like your subscriptions or moderator status.

Information We Collect Automatically
When you access or use our Services, we may also automatically collect information about you. This includes:
Log and usage data
We may log information when you access and use the Services. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), device settings, mobile carrier name, pages visited, links clicked, the requested URL, and search terms.

Information collected from cookies and similar technologies
We may receive information from cookies, which are pieces of data your browser stores and sends back to us when making requests, and similar technologies. We use this information to deliver and maintain our services and our site, improve your experience, understand user activity, personalize content and advertisements, measure the effectiveness of advertising, and improve the quality of our Services. For example, we store and retrieve information about your preferred language and other settings. See our Cookie Notice for more information about how HotStuff uses cookies. For more information on how you can disable cookies, please see "Your Choices" below.

Location information
We may receive and process information about your location. We may receive location information from you when you choose to share such information on our Services, including by associating your content with a location, or we may derive an approximate location based on your IP address.

Information Collected from Advertisers and Potential Advertisers
If you use HotStuff Ads (HotStuff's ads platform at we collect some additional information. To sign up for HotStuff Ads, you must provide your name, email address, and information about your company. If you purchase advertising services, and we may also require additional documentation to verify your identity.
How We Use Information

We use information about you to:

Provide, maintain, and improve the Services; Personalize services, content, and features that match your activities, preferences, and settings. Help protect the safety of HotStuff and our users, which includes blocking suspected spammers, addressing abuse, and enforcing the HotStuff User Agreement and our other policies; Provide, optimize, target, and measure the effectiveness of ads shown on our Services; Research and develop new services; Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, invoices, and other support and administrative messages; Provide customer service; Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, and events, and provide other news and information we think will be of interest to you (for information about how to opt out of these communications, see "Your Choices" below); and Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Services.

We do not sell your personal information. However, we may share personal information in the following ways: .
With our service providers. We may share information with vendors, consultants, and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work for us. Their use of personal data will be subject to appropriate confidentiality and security measures. A few examples: (i) payment processors who process transactions on our behalf, (ii) cloud providers who host our data and our services, (iii) third-party ads measurement providers who help us and advertisers measure the performance of ads shown on our Services. To comply with the law. We may share information in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, including, but not limited to, meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. To the extent the law allows it, we will attempt to provide you with prior notice before disclosing your information in response to such a request. Our Transparency Report has additional information about how we respond to government requests. In an emergency. We may share information if we believe it's necessary to prevent imminent and serious bodily harm to a person. To enforce our policies and rights. We may share information if we believe your actions are inconsistent with our User Agreement, rules, or other HotStuff policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of ourselves and others. With our affiliates. We may share information between and among HotStuff, and any of our parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership. Aggregated or de-identified information. We may share information about you that has been aggregated or anonymized such that it cannot reasonably be used to identify you. For example, we may show the total number of times a post has been upvoted without identifying who the visitors were, or we may tell an advertiser how many people saw their ad. How We Protect Your Information We take measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. For example, we use HTTPS while information is being transmitted. We also enforce technical and administrative access controls to limit which of our employees have access to nonpublic personal information.
You can help maintain the security of your account by configuring two-factor authentication.
We store the information we collect for as long as it is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.
Your Rights and Choices
You have choices about how to protect and limit the collection, use, and sharing of information about you when you use the Services. Depending on where you live, you may also have the right to request access to or ability to port, deletion/erasure of, or correction/rectification of, your personal information, to opt out of certain advertising practices, or to withdraw consent for processing where you have previously provided consent. Below we explain how to exercise each of these rights. HotStuff does not discriminate against users for exercising their rights under data protection laws.

Accessing and Changing Your Information
You can request a copy of the personal information HotStuff maintains about you by following the process described here.

Deleting Your Account
You may delete your account information at any time from the user preferences page. You can also submit a request to delete the personal information HotStuff maintains about you by following the process described below this table. Please note, however, that the posts, comments, and messages you submitted prior to deleting your account will still be visible to others unless you first delete the specific content. We may also retain certain information about you as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

Opt Out of Targeted Advertising
You may opt out of us using information we collect from third parties, including advertising partners, to personalize the ads you see on HotStuff. To do so, email the address provided above.

Controlling the Use of Cookies
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject first- and third-party cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services. For more information on controlling how cookies and similar technologies are used on HotStuff, email the address provided above.

Do Not Track
Most modern web browsers give you the option to send a Do Not Track signal to the sites you visit, indicating that you do not wish to be tracked. However, there is no accepted standard for how a site should respond to this signal, and we do not take any action in response to this signal. Instead, we offer you the choices described in this policy to manage the collection and use of information about you.

Controlling Promotional Communications
You may opt out of receiving some or all categories of promotional communications from us by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing the above email address. If you opt out of promotional communications, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as information about your account or your use of the Services.

Controlling Mobile Notifications
With your consent, we may send promotional and non-promotional push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device.

Controlling Location Information
You can control how we use location information inferred from your IP address for content recommendation purposes via the Safety and Privacy settings on your account.
If you have questions or are not able to submit a request to exercise your rights using the mechanisms above, you may also email us at to from the email address that you have verified with your HotStuff account, or submit them here.
Before we process a request from you about your personal information, we need to verify the request via your access to your HotStuff account or to a verified email address associated with your HotStuff account.
Additional Information for EEA Users
Users in the European Economic Area have the right to request access to, rectification of, or erasure of their personal data; to data portability in certain circumstances; to request restriction of processing; to object to processing; and to withdraw consent for processing where they have previously provided consent. These rights can be exercised as described in the "Your Rights and Choices section above. EEA users also have the right to lodge a complaint with their local supervisory authority.
As required by applicable law, we collect and process information about individuals in the EEA only where we have a legal basis for doing so. Our legal bases depend on the Services you use and how you use them. We process your information on the following legal bases:
You have consented for us to do so for a specific purpose; We need to process the information to provide you the Services, including to operate the Services, provide customer support and personalized features and to protect the safety and security of the Services; It satisfies a legitimate interest (which is not overridden by your data protection interests), such as preventing fraud, ensuring network and information security, enforcing our rules and policies, protecting our legal rights and interests, research and development, personalizing the Services, and marketing and promoting the Services; or We need to process your information to comply with our legal obligations.
International Data Transfers
HotStuff, UltraHot.TV Inc. is based in the United States and we process and store information on servers located in the United States. We may store information on servers and equipment in other countries depending on a variety of factors, including the locations of our users and service providers. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing, transfer, and storage of information in and to the U.S. and other countries, where you may not have the same rights as you do under local law.
When we transfer the personal data of users in the EEA, UK and/or Switzerland, we rely on the Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission for such transfers or other transfer mechanisms deemed ‘adequate' under applicable laws.
Additional Information for California Users
The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), as amended, requires us to provide California residents with some additional information, which we address in this section.
In the last 12 months, we collected the following categories of personal information from California residents, depending on the Services used:
Identifiers, like your HotStuff username, email address, IP address, and cookie information. Commercial information, including information about transactions you undertake with us. Internet or other electronic network activity information, such as information about your activity on our Services and limited information about your activity on the services of advertisers who use our advertising technology. Geolocation information based on your IP address, or more specific location information if you authorize your device to provide it to us. Your messages with other users (e.g., private messages, chats, and modmail). Audiovisual information in pictures, audio, or video content submitted to HotStuff. Professional or employment-related information or demographic information, but only if you explicitly provide it to us, such as by applying for a job or filling out a survey. Inferences we make based on other collected data, for purposes such as recommending content, advertising, and analytics.
If you are a California resident, you have additional rights under the CCPA, including the right to opt out of any sales or sharing of your personal information, to request access to and information about our data practices, and to request deletion or correction of your personal information, as well as the right not to be discriminated against for exercising your privacy rights. HotStuff does not "sell" or "share" personal information as those terms are defined under the CCPA. We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information except to provide you the Services or as otherwise permitted by the CCPA.
You may exercise your rights to access, delete, or correct your personal information as described in the "Your Rights and Choices" section of this notice. When you make a request, we will verify your identity by asking you to sign into your account or if necessary by requesting additional information from you. You may also make a rights request using an authorized agent. If you submit a rights request from an authorized agent who does not provide a valid power of attorney, we may ask the authorized agent to provide proof that you gave the agent signed permission to submit the request to exercise rights on your behalf. In the absence of a valid power of attorney, we may also require you to verify your own identity directly with us or confirm to us that you otherwise provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request. If you have any questions or concerns, you may reach us using the methods described under Your Rights and Choices or by emailing us at
Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to create an account or otherwise use the Services. Additionally, if you are located outside the United States, you must be over the age required by the laws of your country to create an account or otherwise use the Services, or we need to have obtained verifiable consent from your parent or legal guardian.
Changes to This Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we do, we will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy. If the changes, in our sole discretion, are material, we may also notify you by sending an email to the address associated with your account (if you have chosen to provide an email address) or by otherwise providing notice through our Services. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy regularly to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy. By continuing to use our Services after Privacy Policy changes go into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised policy.
Contact Us

If you have other questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:
HotStuff, UltraHot.TV Inc.