Hughes Design Associates Privacy Policy

Hughes Design Associates, is committed to protect your privacy, and rigorous procedures have been implemented to ensure this. The following Privacy Policy provides information on how your personally identifiable information is collected and used on our website: It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personally identifiable information and how you can access and update this information

A. What this site does with the information it gathers/tracks:

Hughes Design Associates may offer several opportunities for visitors to register for promotional or informational mailings or to receive assistance in evaluating our software and services. Our site's optional information requests forms that require your name, company, e-mail address, as well as information to help us determine your needs relative to our products and services. Information submitted by you within our website, will be used only by us in order to provide customer support to you, inform you of any new promotion or update of our website, or to help process your order, in case help is needed. If you purchase a product or service from us, our credit card processing vendor will request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, and physical address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date) They utilize SSL encryption to transmit sensitive information.

B. Choice/Opt-out

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter whether it is a promotional, support, or billing related communication, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at We offer an opportunity to opt-out of promotional, support, billing related communication emails, by clicking on the unsubscribe link on the emails. Or, you may also unsubscribe by contacting us. Every email sent contains an easy, automated unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. To unsubscribe, you simply need to click the link at the bottom of the page in the unsubscribe area. You are immediately excluded from all future mailings. You will be notified when your personally identifiable information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.

C. With whom this site shares information it gathers/tracks/shares:

Hughes Design Associates will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties.

D. Cookies and other tracking technologies:

We, Hughes Design Associates, our Marketing partners, and online customer support providers use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts, to analyze trends, administer the website, tracking users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. We use cookies to help users navigate efficiently between secure and non-secure pages of our site. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so. We link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

E. Updating personally identifiable information:

We intend to give you as much control as possible over your personally identifiable information. You have the option to register with Hughes Design Associates for the use of our services. If you no longer desire our service, contact us directly through the contact information below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

F. Links to Other Sites:

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Hughes Design Associates please be aware that Hughes Design Associates is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by this Web site.

G. Testimonials:

We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at

H. Social Media Widgets:

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Twitter button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Web site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Web site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Web site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

I. Security:

The security of your personally identifiable information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once they receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send us an email us to

J. How to Contact Us:

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or would like more information about our company, please contact us at:, or at the contact telephone number: 703-362-0532, or send us a letter to: Hughes Design Associates 7160 Beneva Road Sarasota, FL 34238 USA.

K. Changes to our Privacy Policy:

This policy may be revised over time as new features are added to the web site. We will post those changes prominently so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. Please check this site for information about revisions to our privacy policy. If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email prior to the change becoming effective. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. However, if users have opted out of all communication with the site, or deleted/deactivated their account, then they will not be contacted, nor will their personally identifiable information be used in this new manner.

Effective Date: 02/28/2016