“User” a person who uses and/or access computer Software and/or material via the Hippo Online website;

Hippo Online” This Website, its sponsors, affiliates and creators;

“Data” means any data (including Personal Information) provided to Hippo Online by a User;

“Personal Information” Including but not limited any Data or information about an identifiable User, including an email address;


Hippo Online wants to help you maintain your privacy on the Internet. Hippo Online has formulated this Privacy Policy to explain how Hippo Online collects Data and for what purposes.

In this agreement unless it appears to the contrary, the singular shall include the plural and visa versa, any reference to any gender shall also includes the opposite gender and any reference to a natural person, shall include legal person and visa versa.


If a User registers with Hippo Online by completing a submission form, including but not limited to a newsletter registration form, an information enquiry form or a registration to gain access to a password protected zone, a User is not anonymous to Hippo Online. For the purposes of online purchasing, a User may also be prompted to provide necessary Personal Information to process a credit card or PayPal payment.

Information collected by Hippo Online is stored in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public.

If a User does not wish to submit any personal identifying information, the User should not submit any information within submission form fields on Hippo Online.

Hippo Online does not have any motive or intention to gather contact Data of visitors who are under the age of 13 and would prefer that parental Data be supplied instead on behalf of a child under the age of 13.

It is the nature of the Internet and websites that Hippo Online by default records User information on Hippo Online‘s server traffic reports from the browser which the User is using to view Hippo Online, including an IP address and which web pages were visited.

Hippo Online uses cookie technology. Cookie technology consists of trace elements of data that is stored on the User’s computer’s hard drive and which contains information about the User, so that next time the User visits Hippo Online the Cookie recognises the User’s prior visit.


Users of Hippo Online understand and agree that in order to offer certain services or functions, Hippo Online must collect and use personal information about Users.

Hippo Online may send to a User messages by Email and/or SMS regarding their account.

It is an optional condition of a User submitting Data to Hippo Online that Users agree to receive future Promotional messages from Hippo Online by Email and/or SMS or to Opt-out from future communications. A User can choose to opt-out of promotional messages at any time by contacting Hippo Online or following the unsubscribe link or instructions on the future communication.

Hippo Online uses cookie technology and generates and saves User and session ID’s to the User’s Internet browser and computer to track and analyse website usage of the User. Hippo Online does this to be able to identify any technical problems with the workings of Hippo Online and to correct these to ensure a better online experience for the User.


Hippo Online may disclose information to any authorized official if required to do so by law or if it is required to protect the safety of other Hippo Online Users or the public, or if Hippo Online believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend Hippo Online rights or properties.

Hippo Online will not sell, rent, share, or distribute Personal Information to any entity other than 3rd parties which are vital in the administration of Hippo Online and the supply of goods or services that have been requested by the User, including but not limited to: hosting service providers, web administrators and online purchase and delivery service providers.

Hippo Online may need to share Data with employees and employees of 3rd parties that require access to the Data to perform their day-to-day functions for Hippo Online.

Hippo Online may disclose anonymous demographic and biometric statistics about the Data within the database for business purposes.

In the event of Hippo Online changing ownership to a new entity, Hippo Online may transfer its rights to the Data to the new owner. The new owner of Hippo Online is required to notify each User of the transfer and the User may choose to modify its Personal Data at that time or choose to remove it.


Information collected by Hippo Online is stored in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public.

All Data is available only to the User and those authorized employees to whom Hippo Online has granted permissions by issuing a username and password.

It is the responsibility of each User to maintain the confidentiality and security of their password and to alert Hippo Online or reset their password if compromise of security is suspected.

Any unauthorised use of Hippo Online systems and attempts to access Data without express authorisation is a violation of the Agreement, the act of which is prosecutable by Law.


A User is able to update or remove the Data they have submitted to Hippo Online, either by logging in or by contacting Hippo Online. User updates or
removal will reflect in Hippo Online‘s active database, but Hippo Online may retain Data in backup files and archives or to prevent a User from being accidentally re-added to the database after they have expressly unsubscribed.


Hippo Online has no control over information or privacy policies of 3rd party websites hyperlinked to from Hippo Online. These 3rd party links are being provided for the convenience of the Users of Hippo Online and Hippo Online does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for the content, nature or reliability of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website. Hippo Online takes no responsibility for monitoring, updating, supplementing or correcting any information on any linked website and makes no representation or warranties regarding such information. Please be aware that in linking to these outside websites, Users are leaving Hippo Online and that Hippo Online is not responsible for the content of any other site.


Any questions or concerns related to should be directed to the contact person listed on Hippo Online.