Privacy Policy

Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC takes privacy matters very seriously. This website is setup to provide various forms of information to the general public, our clients and staff members.  This website and the server it resides on does not contain any information that pertains to systems we support or administer, passwords, credit card or other types of payment information or anything else of a nature that should not be publicly available.

We have created this privacy policy in an effort to provide those visiting our site with information on what may or may not be collected here and how it is used. Before you read any further, please read this one statement, under no circumstances will Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC provide your information outside of our organization, expect as detailed below, nor will we rent, sell, lease, give away, provide, grant access to, auction, or any other form of providing information about anyone to any outside source, expect as detailed below.


Website/Business Affected:
This policy affects and Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC as a whole.

Information Automatically Logged:
IP Address are automatically logged by the server that this site is hosted on. Generally IP Addresses logged are only used to diagnose and administer this website and server. In cases of fraud or theft (ie. use of a stolen credit card) IP Address will be provided to the law enforcement agency handling the case.  IP addresses logged by this server and all servers on the net are used to help provide a broad demographic of visitors those servers.

This site and server also logs general statistics about visitors, such as the type of browser used to access the site and operating systems are also recorded in the form of how many PC’s visit this site, how many Macs and so on. This information is not identifiable and can not be used to trace a user of our site.

This website may use cookies to provide a better experience to our visitors. Cookies used by are PHP Session cookies, which means that they are only valid for the time that you are visiting our website and once your session is over the cookies are no longer usable. If you register to gain access to the members pages on this site, you have the option to allow the site to place a semi-permanent cookie on your computer to allow the site to remember you each time you visit. Cookies issued by do not contain information that can identify you, expect to the server and are not usable by any other server or individual.

Some third party banners and links on this site may or may not place a cookie on your computer. While we try to insure that these cookies are not harmful and we try to limit them if we can, we are not able to control, nor are responsible for how those cookies are used. This may include cookies issued by banner ads or payment links used on our site. We do not have access to the information contained in such cookies nor do we have an interest in them, if they do not violate your privacy.

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In an effort to help raise funds for the operation of this website and our services, we do have advertisements that run on our website. We have mainly two types of advertisers on our site. Some of our advertisers may collect information using cookies, but we have no control of this or over what they collect, but you can learn more about them by visiting their websites and reading their policies.

We spent time checking out these advertisers and feel that they will be of the best for our sites and respect the visitors that visit our sites. In the future, if we feel that they no longer meet our requirements or have broken our trust, we will remove them. Also, in the future if we find others that might fit within our site, we will add them if we feel like it.

Currently, we use the following advertisers on our site:

  • Direct Banner Advertising – we run a banner rotator on our site that only links to the advertisers website.
  • Google Adsense

It is the goal of Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC to maintain online advertisers that respect our visitors and stand up to the standards that we have established.

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Our website does contain forms on it for submission of information. Usually these forms request various types of information to allow us to better serve our visitors. This information may include, but not limited to the following:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Mailing/Postal Address
  • Unique Identifiers (ie. Social Security Number, Drivers License Number, etc.)
  • Age
  • Phone Numbers
  • Other items

Email Address Collected
It is our policy to not release any email address information to anyone outside of our organization. Your email address is protect and shall never be used for any purpose that is not intended upon for by our organization when related to activities of the organization.

General Forms –
Most forms on our site are basic contact us forms that allow our visitors to send us general information, request for information and other related purposes. The information collected by these forms is generally basic in nature and is use only for the purpose intended by the communication.

When using forms on this site, all forms include the senders IP information at the time of submission, this information is only used when an attempted fraud action has taken place, such as someone using a stolen credit card or similar actions. This information, along with other information will be provided to the proper authorities in an attempt to catch and prevent such actions and those that commit them.

Payment Information
We do not maintain payment forms directly on our website. All Internet based payment options are handled directly on our payment processor’s websites and are subject to their Terms of Use and Privacy Policies. We do not maintain payment information, such as credit card or bank account numbers on our website. If you make a payment through one of our processors, we do not have your information, other than your name, amount paid and a transaction/approval number, or similar information.

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External Links:
As a service to those that visit us, our members and more, when we come across a website that we feel would be of interest to others, we will include such a site in our links section. We do also accept request to include links on our site, after they have been submitted and confirmed to meet our links policy.

Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC is committed to providing quality links on our site and trying to insure that we only link to family friendly websites, but since this is the Internet and things change all the time and we do not have the ability to maintain the links on a daily basis, they may end up going somewhere that they should not. If you find a link on our site that you feel is wrong, please feel free to contact the webmaster and let him know.

Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC is concerned about the privacy of our visitors, but we can only control what happens on our sites. We do not have control over any websites privacy policy or content that we may provide an external link to. Visit these external links at your own risk. Links or references to individuals or companies does not constitute an endorsement of any information, product or service you may receive from such sources.

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Special Relationships:
Any information provided to Special Relationships which Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC utilizes is accessible by administrative staff of Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC. These staff members decide which information to request from each user utilizing a special relationship on our web sites. All special relationships that we utilize are listed below, along with the purpose of such. :

  • Easypromors ( is a third party website that we use to assist in running and maintaining online sweepstakes and contest.

Public Forums:
At this time, we do not provide or maintain any public forum.  We may in the future add a forum, if we feel there is a need for one that would benefit our visitors, customers and staff members.

If we do decide to have a forum or chat room on this site, anyone posting information on it must be aware that any such post is public information and available all visitors. This is true for most forums or chat rooms on the Internet. You should exercise caution when post on a forum or other similar site and be sure not to post sensitive information or any information that you do not want made public.

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We make use of various security measures to protect this website and our visitors to this site. Any attempted security breach is logged, will be provided to the police, FBI and InterPOL if needed, in an effort to track down and prosecute any offenders.

Childrens Privacy:
We care about children and understand that they have special privacy needs. Therefore, we have adopted the following privacy policy regarding children. This policy only affects the general collection of information for children visiting our site while surfing the web.  Our general policy is:

  1. We will NOT collect, use, or distribute to third parties personally identifiable information
    without prior verifiable parental consent.
  2. We will NOT give children access to unmonitored chat rooms, message boards, e-mail accounts,
    or other services that would give the child the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally
    identifiable information without prior verifiable parental consent.
  3. When verifiable parental consent is not obtained, we will only use the online contact information (such as e-mail) to:
    • Respond directly to the child’s request on a one-time basis and not use that information
      to re-contact the child for other purposes.
    • Request the name or online contact information of a parent for the purpose of obtaining
      verifiable parental consent or providing parental notification.
    • Respond more than once directly to a specific request from a child (such as in the case
      where a child request a newsletter subscription) and not used to re-contact the child
      for other purposes. We will use our best efforts to provide parental notifications, which
      will include the nature and intended use as well as an opportunity for the parent to prevent
      the use of information and participation in the activity
  4. We will NOT entice the child to divulge more information than is needed to participate in
    any activity, game or service.
  5. We will provide the parent a description of the specific types of a personally identifiable information collected from their child upon request. We will allow the parent to refuse further use or future online collection of personally identifiable information and provide a way for a parent to obtain any personally identifiable information collected from their child.
  6. We will provide notice to children in age appropriate terms of what personally identifiable information is to be collected.
  7. We will NOT provide any direct links to web sites that are unsuitable for children. We cannot prevent sites that we link to from linking to such sites, but we make every attempt to only link with good trust worthy sites.
  8. We will encourage children to get their parents permission before sharing personal information online.

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We provide a newsletter on our website. This eZine, as we call it, is CAN-SPAM compliant. When you signup to receive the eZine, you first provide your information, then are sent an email that you are required to click a link in to confirm you requested the eZine. This is called a double opt-in, since you make the request and then confirm that request. If at any time you no longer wish to receive the eZine, there is a link included in them that allows you to remove yourself from the list. It can take upto 7 days to stop receiving any email from the eZine, but it usually takes less time.

All visitors that request information from us using our online forms are agreeing to receive emails back from us in response to the request sent. Visitors that provide their email address to us may opt-out of the general email contacts if they wish.  If you truely do not want to receive them, please use the contact information below and we will attempt to remove your email address, but may not.

You can send e-mail to the webmaster.

You can also mail to the following postal address:

Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC
1904 Melocy Circle
Kaufman, TX 75142-9684

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Data Quality/Access:
While we do not maintain an accessible database of information that we collect in our daily business, if you feel that some of your data is not correct, you may contact us to update your information.  If you do request us to send a copy of the information that we have on file, we will limit the information we send back to include only the following items.  The reason for this is that we will not provide credit card numbers (if we have them) or other highly sought out identifiable information, as requesting a copy of your information, for update purposes, is a common way for thiefs to attempt to gain access to this information.

We will only provide the following information to your Data Quality request:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Mailing Address
  • Phone Number


To update or modify your information please send an email to the webmaster.

Release of Information:
The only time that Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC will divulge any information to a third party, other than listed prior in this policy, will be during the following two cases:

  • We will provide any and all information to any law enforcement agency, provided that they have valid proof of an investigation of a crime and that this information is/might be related. Proof can be provided in the form of a Search Warrant, Court Order, Subpoena, or other court recognized legal form.
  • We will provide information to the United States Internal Revenue Service. The information provided to the IRS will only be what is needed to complete and file our necessary forms each year, as required by law.

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Update and Changes:
Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC reserves the right to update, modify, change, repeal, remove or amend this policy at any time. These changes will take effect upon publishing on this website and shall void all previous versions of this policy.

This policy is effective as of July 24th, 2014 as approved by the Chris Hodgdon’s Computer Service LLC.

Policy Information:
Effective Date: 1/1/2010
Policy Revision Number: E.
Current Revision Date: 07/24/2014