Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are HD Carolina, LLC (or just HD Carolina) and Our website address is:

What information do we collect?

HD Carolina collects information from you when you subscribe to our mailing list, request information, contact us, leave a comment, or just visit our website. Much of this information is optional and not required to use our website. We do, however, log information about visits to our website that will include your IP Address, browser agent. We also will collect (and retain) any information you provide that may include personal identifiable information if you so choose to provide this information.

How do we use this information?

Any of the information collected on this site may be used in any one of the following ways:

  1. To send periodic emails with updates about HD Carolina or the content that we publish.
  2. To send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions that you initiate.
  3. Log website usage activity.
  4. Incorporate your information into the website and publicly display it for others to see. An example of this would be comments that you post.
  5. Respond to legal queries that have requested information.
  6. To make integration services functional. For example, when you leave a comment an anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. After approval of your comment, your profile picture from Gravatar is visible to the public in the context of your comment. (The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here:

How long do we retain this information?

Information is retained as long as it is needed to meet its need which may be indefinitely.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of all data that is used on our website including any information you provide. All supplied information is only accessible by authorized individuals. Note, however, that some information is authorized to be accessed anonymously by the public (e.g. comments, as stated above).


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

HD Carolina also has several advertising partners that use cookies. For more information on third party cookies, please visit:

Google Privacy and Terms

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer any data or personal identifiable information that is supplied to HD Carolina unless this data it is required to meet specific functionality or is a trusted third party who has agreed to keep this information confidential. For example, if you request a password reset on our website, your IP address will be included in the reset email. As stated above, we may also release information in order to comply with legal subpoenas, enforce our site policies, or to protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Third Party Links

We do include links to third party products and/or services on our website. These third party sites are no affiliated with HD Carolina and we have no responsibility or liability for the contact and activities on these linked websites. We encourage you to review their privacy policies before using their website.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Children’s online privacy protection act compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) as we do not knowingly collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Google Site Stats

This site uses Google Site Stats to track conversions from ads that are run on the Google AdWords network. This only applies to traffic directed to our website via the AdWords network and it does not record any personal information. For more information about this please refer to Google’s Privacy Policy.

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Users from with the European Union who wish to access the data collected by HD Carolina, exercise the “right to be forgotten”, or just ask us a question about our privacy policy can contact us for assistance. We will gladly assist with your request.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below:

This policy was last modified on 8/11/2021.

Your consent

The use of HD Carolina is optional and by using our site you consent to our website privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Contacting us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information on our contact us page.