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Privacy Policy

Purpose of Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to HistoryIT. Accordingly, HistoryIT provides these policies so that you understand how HistoryIT collects, uses and, in certain circumstances discloses, the information that you provide and/or that is automatically provided to HistoryIT as a result of your visiting and using the Site. This Privacy Policy also explains the steps HistoryIT has taken to secure your personal information. Finally, this Privacy Policy explains your options regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. By visiting the Site, you accept the practices described in this Policy. HistoryIT is not responsible for the content or privacy practices on any third party web site that may be linked to or from the Site.

Any questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to:

Attn: Privacy Policy Officer
HistoryIT, Inc.
202 Gannett Drive
South Portland, Maine 04106
[email protected]

How Information is Collected

HistoryIT collects information from and about you in several different ways via the Site.

  • Registration and Ordering. Before using certain parts of this Site or ordering products, you must complete an online registration form. During registration, you will be prompted to provide to HistoryIT certain personal information, including but not limited to your name, password, organizational affiliation, shipping and billing address(es), phone number, email address, and credit card information. In addition, HistoryIT may also ask you for your country of residence and/or your organization’s country of operation, so HistoryIT can comply with applicable laws and regulations. This personal information is used for billing purposes, fulfilling your orders, providing purchased services and products, maintaining your HistoryIT accounts, and communicating with you about your order and the Site, and for internal marketing purposes. If HistoryIT encounters a problem when processing your order, it will use your personal information to contact you.
  • Account Information. To access some HistoryIT programs and services, you will be asked to sign in with an email address and password, which we use to identify your HistoryIT account.
  • Email Addresses. Several locations of the Site permit you to enter your email address for purposes, including, without limitation, to request additional information regarding HistoryIT and our products and services and to sign up for HistoryIT’s email updates and newsletters. Your submissions for these purposes are completely voluntary, so you have a choice whether to participate and disclose information to HistoryIT. HistoryIT uses this information to provide you with updates on HistoryIT products and services
  • User Submissions. Certain locations of the Site elicit your feedback regarding the Site and your experiences with HistoryIT’s products and services. Your submissions for these purposes are completely voluntary, so you have a choice whether to participate and disclose information to HistoryIT. Should you choose to submit information in response to these requests, HistoryIT may collect and use your name, geographic location and other information submitted on the Site to market HistoryIT’s products.
  • Automatically Generated and Collected Information. In addition to information that you volunteer as described above, the Site utilizes technologies to collect information and track your user experience. HistoryIT will use this information to improve the Site and user experience. In addition, the Site automatically recognizes the Internet URL from which you access this Site and may also log your Internet protocol (“IP”) address (which may indicate the location of your computer on the Internet), Internet service provider, type of web browser, and date/time stamp for system administration, order verification, internal marketing, and system troubleshooting purposes.
  • Age. HistoryIT respects children’s privacy and will not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 13. As stated in the Terms of Service, you have represented and warranted that you are at least 13 years of age or using the Site with the supervision of a parent or guardian. If you are under the age of 13, do not, under any circumstance, submit any personal information to us and always rely on a parent or guardian to assist you.

Generally, HistoryIT collects the above information to improve your experience at the Site, to provide you with information that you have requested, to improve the products and services that HistoryIT sells via the Site and otherwise, and to communicate with you regarding the Site and HistoryIT’s products and services.

In the event HistoryIT uses your email address to communicate with you, it will provide you with the option to unsubscribe or opt out of future emails. Please note that HistoryIT may have to communicate with you about orders that you choose to place. Accordingly, you cannot opt out of receiving order-related emails.

HistoryIT will not sell, rent, trade, license or otherwise disclose your specific personal information or financial information to anyone, except that: (1) HistoryIT uses third parties to perform specific functions on its behalf and it must disclose information to help those parties perform their services (including user submitted information processing and/or storage and web site hosting and other application processes); (2) HistoryIT must disclose your name and credit card number and information to financial services and credit card processing companies in order to process your orders; (3) HistoryIT may be required to disclose such information in response to a legal process, order or investigation (for example, a subpoena or court order); (4) HistoryIT may disclose personal information where disclosure is necessary to protect its legal rights or to protect itself or others (for example, in order to reduce the risk of fraud or illegal activities); and (5) HistoryIT may acquire, merge with or be acquired by another company or it might sell some or all of its assets, and, in such a case, HistoryIT may disclose your personal information to another company (but such disclosure will otherwise be subject to HistoryIT’s Privacy Policy). HistoryIT may sell, rent, trade, license, use and disclose non-personal information and aggregate information, so long as such information does not personally identify you or any user.


The Site incorporates physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, including Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) for all financial transactions through the Site. HistoryIT uses SSL encryption to protect your personal information online, and HistoryIT also takes steps to protect your personal information in HistoryIT’s facilities. Further HistoryIT relies on third-party service providers for the physical security of some of HistoryIT’s computer hardware. HistoryIT believes that their security procedures are adequate. While HistoryIT believes that it uses industry-standard precautions to safeguard your personal information, as is the case with all web site, it cannot guarantee complete security.

Opt Out and Corrections

Upon your request, HistoryIT will (a) correct or update your personal information; (b) stop sending emails to your email address; and/or (c) disable your account to prevent any future purchases through that account. These requests should be directed to:

Attn: Customer Service
HistoryIT, Inc.
202 Gannett Drive
South Portland, Maine 04106
[email protected]

Please do not email your credit card number or other sensitive information. Please note that HistoryIT may have to communicate with you about orders that you choose to place. Accordingly, you cannot opt out of receiving order-related emails.

Applicability & Revisions

This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected via the Site and does not apply to information collected offline (for example, via phone calls and/or fax orders). HistoryIT may modify or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time without notification to you. The current version of this Privacy Policy will be posted to You are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy from time to time.


This Privacy Policy is governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Maine, without respect to conflict of laws principles. All disputes shall be resolved as described in HistoryIT’s Terms of Service agreement.