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Privacy Policy

Date of last revision: November 27, 2012

When you use Histuffy, you provide two types of information: personal information and information that is collected as you interact within the Histuffy community.
Personal information includes your name, zip code, e-mail address, etc., that you enter when you register for Histuffy (including through Facebook). You have the ability to change this information by editing your profile.
Information that is collected as you interact within the Histuffy community includes browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all Histuffy members. Certain information from your browser is stored using “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer tied to information about you. For example, Session ID cookies are used to confirm that you are logged in. These cookies terminate once you close your browser. A persistent cookie stores your log-in ID (but not your password) to make it easier to log in when you come back to Histuffy. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser.
Histuffy and / or 5ology LLC, which operates Histuffy, may occasionally use your name and e-mail address to send you notifications regarding new services offered on Histuffy and / or by 5ology LLC.
If the ownership of all or substantially all of Histuffy were to change, your user information may be transferred to the new owner. In any such transfer of information, your user information would remain subject to any pre-existing Privacy Policy posted on Histuffy.

Harmful Content

You show your name, profile picture, archive and other content on Histuffy at your own risk. 5ology LLC does not guaranty that your name, profile picture, archive  and other content will not be viewed by unauthorized people. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, your name, profile picture, archive and other content may remain viewable if other members have copied or stored it.
The Histuffy experience should be enjoyable and safe for all users. We encourage users to contact us when they run across content that they feel is inappropriate, or if they see other abuses within the Histuffy community. We will review these messages and proceed accordingly as the situation dictates… including the possible removal of offending profiles.

Children Under Age 13

5ology LLC does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13, or knowingly allow such people to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for Histuffy or send any information about yourself to Histuffy or 5ology LLC, including your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address. In the event that 5ology LLC or Histuffy has collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, 5ology LLC will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that 5ology LLC or Histuffy might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18

5ology LLC recommends that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.

Use of Information Obtained by 5ology LLC

5ology LLC may use information in your profile without identifying you as an individual to third parties. This is done for purposes such as personalizing advertisements. 5ology LLC may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. 5ology LLC does not reveal information until it has a good faith belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, 5ology LLC may share account or other information when it believes it is necessary to comply with the law, to protect 5ology LLC’s interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Histuffy service or using the Histuffy or 5ology LLC names, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.


Histuffy contains links to other websites. 5ology LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. 5ology LLC encourages its members to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally-identifiable information.

Third-Party Advertising

Advertisements that appear on Histuffy may be delivered (or "served") directly to users by third-party advertisers. In such cases, third-party advertisers may automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third-party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked on. 5ology LLC does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third-party advertisers. Third-party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on Histuffy unless you choose to share it with them.

Changing or Removing Information

Access and control over most personal information on Histuffy is readily available through the “edit profile / settings” page. A Histuffy member may modify or delete any of his / her profile information at any time by logging into his / her account. Information will be updated immediately. A member who wishes to deactivate his Histuffy account may do so on the “edit profile / settings” page. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members of Histuffy.


5ology LLC takes appropriate precautions to protect members’ information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. When you enter sensitive information (such as your password), that information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions

Your use of Histuffy and any disputes arising from it are subject to this Privacy Policy, Histuffy’s Terms of Service and all of its dispute resolution provisions including arbitration, limitation on damages and choice of law. 5ology LLC reserves the right to change Histuffy’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service at any time. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If changes are made, 5ology LLC will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new effective date. If material changes to this policy are made, 5ology LLC will notify you here, by email, or through notice on Histuffy’s homepage. Refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand the current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, Histuffy’s current privacy policy applies to all information that Histuffy has about you and your account.

Questions, Concerns

Please contact us.