HMBookstore Privacy Policy

Effective On: 02/08/2012

Hospitality Online, LLC knows you care about how information about you is used and shared. This notice describes Hospitality Online, LLC privacy policy for our website including all online services and function.


You must register on the Site in order to use certain of the Site's online services and functions. If you just want to browse the Site, registration is optional

During registration, you will be required to provide contact information, consisting of an email address and password.

Your username cannot be an impersonation, the same or confusingly similar to a famous trademark, or be a term that is offensive in any way. You may, but are not obligated to, use your own name. If you do use your own name, you consent to it being passed to others by use of the functions of the Site. Hospitality Online, LLC reserves the right to reject or remove any username that does not meet applicable standards.


A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user's computer for record-keeping purposes. Hospitality Online, LLC uses cookies on the Site.

Hospitality Online, LLC uses both "session ID cookies" and "persistent cookies." Hospitality Online, LLC uses session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the Site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. If you check "remember me on this computer" when logging in to the Site, Hospitality Online, LLC also sets a persistent cookie to store your username passwords, so you do not have to enter it more than once. The persistent cookie also enables Hospitality Online, LLC to track and target the interests of users to enhance the experience on the Site. The persistent cookie is removed when you uncheck the "remember my email address" check box

Your web browser allows you to control and limit cookies on your computer. If you reject cookies, you may still use the Site, but your ability to use some areas or functions of the Site may be limited.

Some of Hospitality Online, LLC business partners (such as advertisers) use cookies on the Site. Hospitality Online, LLC has no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by Hospitality Online, LLC only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Email from Hospitality Online, LLC for Newsletters and Announcements

Hospitality Online, LLC may use your username and email address to provide you with email newsletters and announcements.

Product Information and Offers

The email address information that you provide on the Site may be used to contact you about other product and service offers from Hospitality Online, LLC. Hospitality Online, LLC also uses that information to let you know of additional products and services from other companies that you might be interested in.

Significant Announcements by Email

Hospitality Online, LLC may also use your registered name and email address to provide you with significant announcements about Site functions or services that you are registered to use, about this Site, about any user account you may create, about fulfillment of a specific transaction you have requested, or about other significant developments that may affect your use of the Site so that we can meet our commitments to you. You cannot opt-out of this kind of email.

Additional Information for Specific Purposes

This Site may request additional information from you on product order forms or other online transaction forms. Such forms may require you to provide contact information (such as name and mailing or shipping address) and payment information (such as credit card number and credit card expiration date). Information that you provide in this way may be used for billing and accounting purposes, for recording products and services that you have licensed, bought or downloaded, and to fill your orders. Hospitality Online, LLC may use this contact information to communicate about orders, products, services, or fees or charges.

Hospitality Online, LLC may use an outside shipping company to ship orders and uses a credit card processing company to process payments for goods and services. These companies have access to user information in order to perform their functions.

Hospitality Online, LLC may partner with other third parties to provide specific goods or services. When you sign up for such goods or services, Hospitality Online, LLC will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these goods or services. Hospitality Online, LLC does not authorize third party providers to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose related to these goods or services.

Communications with Others

The Site does not share your personal information with other users, but it may allow you to contribute to one or more blogs or communicate by means of online functions.

Nothing requires you to disclose your identity to others. If you choose to disclose your identity to third parties using any Site function or service, you do so at your own risk. Hospitality Online, LLC is not responsible for the privacy or security of any information, personal or otherwise, that you may choose to communicate or exchange using the functionality of the Site.

Each item of information or any materials you contribute for such purposes are your "Public Content." Public Content must be content and information that you have a right to disclose and transfer and must not violate any other person's privacy or intellectual property rights.

Anonymous Data

Hospitality Online, LLC may track the Site to analyze trends, administer the Site, track your actions and use of the Site, record transactions, and gather demographic information for aggregate use. Such analysis is not linked to personally identifiable information.

Security Technology

When a Site's registration/order form asks users to enter financial information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected during transmission through the Internet. If you have any questions about the security, you can send an email to

Correction/Updating of Personal Information

If you provide personally identifiable information changes (such as an email address or zip code), Hospitality Online, LLC will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove your personal data. This can usually be done at the Customer Profile page.

Protection of Minors

Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to register on this Site or use any functionality for which registration is required. If it comes to our attention through a reliable means that a registered user is a child under 13 years of age, we will cancel that user's account .

Business or Asset Transfer or Sale

If you provide personally identifiable information changes (such as an email address or zip code), Hospitality Online, LLC will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove your personal data. This can usually be done at the Customer Profile page.

Business or Asset Transfer or Sale

Hospitality Online, LLC may be sold, might sell or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or Hospitality Online, LLC might merge with another business. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Hospitality Online, LLC, a line of business of Hospitality Online, LLC, or substantially all the assets of Hospitality Online, LLC are transferred, customer information may well be one of the transferred assets. Hospitality Online, LLC will make reasonable effort to provide notice on the Site and to notify you via email to the most recent email address that you have provided to Hospitality Online, LLC of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

Release of Information for Legal Reasons

Hospitality Online, LLC may release information concerning your use of Hospitality Online, LLC (including, but not limited to, posted Public Content, registration information, and network records) when it believes in good faith that such release is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order), to protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the Hospitality Online, LLC, to Hospitality Online, LLC's rights or property, enforce any contract between you and Hospitality Online, LLC, or Hospitality Online, LLC reasonably believes that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure.

Limited Use

Hospitality Online, LLC does not intend to sell, share, or rent information obtained on this Site other than as discussed in this privacy policy.

Changes in This Privacy Policy

Hospitality Online, LLC does not intend to sell, share, or rent information obtained on this Site other than as discussed in this privacy policy.

Business or Asset Transfer or Sale

If Hospitality Online, LLC decides to change its privacy policy, Hospitality Online, LLC will post those changes on Hospitality Online, LLC's Site so Hospitality Online, LLC's users can remain aware of what information Hospitality Online, LLC collects, how Hospitality Online, LLC uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, Hospitality Online, LLC discloses it.