Cookie Notice

Updated June 1, 2020

This cookie notice provides information about how and when HipHopTV, LLC (“HipHopTV”) uses cookies and other similar tracking technologies on its Website, in its Applications and Platforms (“Services”). Capitalized terms used in this policy but not defined have the meaning set forth in our Privacy Policy, which also includes additional details about the collection and use of information at HipHopTV.

HipHopTV uses tracking technology (“cookies”) on its Website, in its Applications, and in its Platforms, including mobile application identifiers and a unique HipHopTV user ID to help us recognize you across different Services, to monitor usage and web traffic routing for the Services, and to customize and improve the Services. By visiting the Website or using the Services you agree to the use of cookies in your browser and HTML-based emails. Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit a website, in order to track use of the site and to improve your user experience.

Session Cookies 

The Services use “session cookies”, which improve your user experience by storing certain information from your current visit on your device, such as log-in information. These enable us to remember your log-in session so you can move easily within the Website or the other Services. Without these session cookies, we would not  be able to provide the Services to you. These session cookies have limited functionalities and expirations, and you will be required to re-enter your HipHopTV log-in information after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents and related Personal Information. Other examples of our use of session cookies include to track the number of visits by a particular visitor to a page and to store items in an online shopping cart for the Shop.

Analytics and Performance Cookies

Platforms that help us track analytics may also put cookies on your device. Below is information about platforms that we use. Please note that this cookie notice covers only our use of cookies and does not include use of cookies by any third parties.

i)               Matomo Analytics

HipHopTV uses Matomo Analytics to track visitors on our website and to improve performance and functionality. To opt-out of using Matomo Analytics, please click here to change your cookie preferences.

ii)               Segment

HipHopTV uses Segment to collect and track visitor events on our website and to improve performance and functionality including managing consent and use of cookies on our website.

Other Related Technologies

HipHopTV may also use related technologies including web beacons, bugs, pixels, and software tokens in order to facilitate your use of the Services. Most notably, the Services use software tokens (stored securely on HipHopTV-controlled servers) in order to facilitate the logging in to and the functioning of both the Supported Platforms and Third-Party Apps.

Opting-Out, Removing or Preventing the Setting of Cookies

To manage cookies used on our website, click here.

Additional Information About Cookies

Most browsers give you the ability to manage cookies to suit you. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy. This means you can disallow cookies from all sites except those that you trust.

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. We have collected a short list of the main manufacturer’s help pages for your convenience below:

Google Chrome Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Safari (Desktop) Safari (Mobile) Android Browser

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

For display advertising, you may opt out at any time by visiting your Google Ads Settings page or by installing and running the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The Network Advertising Initiative has also developed a tool that may help you understand which third parties have currently enabled cookies for your browser and opt-out of those cookies. Further information can be found here.

In addition, on your iPhone, iPad or Android, you can change your device settings to control whether you see online interest-based ads.

If you block or delete cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of our Website, Applications, Platforms, and/or Shop. Further, if you do not want to receive tracking pixels, you will need to disable HTML images in your email client, which may affect your ability to view images in other emails that you receive.

Does HipHopTV Respond to “Do Not Track” Signals?

Our Website and Services do not collect personal information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Therefore, “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers do not apply to our Website or Services, and we do not alter any of our data collection and use practices upon receipt of such a signal.