Do Not Share Personal Information or will never e-mail or call you to ask you to disclose or verify your Hethey password, credit card or bank-account number, or any other personal information. If you are contacted or receive an unsolicited e-mail which asks you any of this information, disregard the request and report the incident to Hethey for investigation.

How to read a privacy statement

A website's privacy policy tells you how the site collects your information and how it is used, shared and protected. When reading a privacy policy, there are questions you should think about:

  • What information is the company collecting about me?
  • Is the information necessary for the online activity I am engaging in?
  • How is information collected about me?
  • How does the site use personal information once it is collected?
  • Do I have a choice about the way information about me is used or shared? How can I make that choice?
  • Is there a place where I can ask questions about my privacy and the use of my information?


Personal Computer Security Tips


From passwords to firewalls, there are a number of basic tips and tools we all should use to secure our computers.

Use strong passwords

Passwords are the equivalent of the lock and key to your house on the Internet and help prevent misuse of your computer and other information. Choose smart passwords and protect your information using these tips:

  • Do...
    • Create a password using a string of at least eight letters and numbers
    • Use one password for your computer login and a different passwords for online accounts
    • Be very careful about responding to an email, phone call, fax or letter from anyone who asks for your password(s)
    • Give your password and credit card number only via a secure connection on a web site
    • Change your password periodically
  • Don't...
    • Use your address, birth date, phone number, common words or your pet's name
    • Share your passwords with anyone
    • Write down any password near your computer where someone could see it
    • Carry your password in your purse or billfold
    • Give your password or credit card number via email