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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Updated: May 1, 2024


Welcome to The Hopeaholics Podcast’s Privacy Policy. This policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard information when you visit our website and utilize our services. By accessing or using our website, you consent to the terms outlined in this policy.

Who we are

Our website address is:

Information We Collect:

  • Personal Information: When you visit our website, register an account, make a purchase, or subscribe to our newsletter, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and payment details.
  • Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information such as browser type, operating system, IP address, and other technical details when you interact with our website.

How We Use Collected Information:

  • We may use the information we collect for various purposes including but not limited to processing transactions, providing customer service, sending promotional emails, improving our website, and complying with legal obligations.
  • Each purchase made through our website will contribute to supporting individuals in need of Drug and Alcohol treatment through scholarships.

Data Security:

  • We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Third-Party Disclosure:

  • We may share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you. This includes payment processors such as, Stripe, and PayPal for processing transactions.
  • We may share user data with third parties with the intention to better educate and help our audience. However, we do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties.

Email Communications:

  • Users may opt-in to receive email communications from us through Constant Contact. By submitting the opt-in form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails. You can revoke your consent at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link found at the bottom of every email.


SMS PRIVACY POLICY This SMS Privacy Policy (this “Privacy Policy”) describes how we at Hopeaholics LLC (“Hopeaholics LLC”, “we”, or “us”) collect, use and disclose your personal information in connection with your use of the services to receive short message services and/or multi-media services for marketing and non-marketing purposes from us through the Constant Contact, Inc. platform (“SMS Services”). This Privacy Policy is strictly limited to the SMS Services described herein and does not relate to the collection or use of personal information through any of our other services. In addition, it has no effect on and is unrelated to any other privacy policy(ies), if any, that may govern the relationship between you and us in other contexts. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By enrolling in, using or accessing any of the SMS Services, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use or access any of the SMS Services. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into our Terms of Service covering SMS Services.


INFORMATION COLLECTED ABOUT YOU Personal information we collect about you through your use of the SMS Services may include first name, last name, mobile number, address, email address, job title, and birthday. We may use cookies or similar technologies on our website or websites associated with the SMS Services to automatically collect your interactions with any URL links included in the Messages.


USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR SMS SERVICES We use your personal information to provide you with our products and services and other relevant information. We may also use this information to market our products and services to you, including by the SMS Services subject to your consent. We may also use information collected from you and information collected from your device to send you abandoned cart reminders if you added items to your shopping cart but did not complete check out.


DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION We may use third-party service providers to assist us with providing and marketing our products and services to you, and we may disclose your information with such third parties for these purposes. * Notwithstanding anything set forth in this Privacy Policy, we do not share text message opt-in consents or related mobile telephone numbers with third parties, except with our service providers and vendors to provide the SMS Services. * Please review Constant Contact’s Customer Data Notice for information about how they use your information. We may also share your personal information if necessary to comply with any applicable law or regulation, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, in the event of a merger or sale of our company, or to otherwise protect our rights or property.


OPTING OUT If you wish to stop receiving text messages from us, reply STOP, QUIT, CANCEL, OPT-OUT, or UNSUBSCRIBE to any text message sent from us.


ELIGIBILITY To receive SMS Services, you must be a resident of the United States and 18 years of age or older.


CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY We may update this Privacy Policy at any time, including to reflect changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Please review it frequently. By continuing to use the SMS Services after any such changes have been made, you accept and agree to the updates to the Privacy Policy.


CONTACT INFORMATION If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at

The Hopeaholics Text/SMS/MMS Privacy Policy
We are offering a mobile messaging program (the “Program”), subject to these Mobile Messaging Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”). If you do not wish to continue participating in the program or no longer agree to these Terms, you can reply “STOP” to any mobile message from Us in order to opt out of the Program.
We respect your right to privacy. We will only use information you provide to transmit your mobile messages and respond to you, if necessary.
Nonetheless, We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, to avoid liability, or to protect Our rights or property. When you complete forms online or otherwise provide Us information in connection with the Program, you agree to provide accurate, complete, and true information. You agree not to use a false or misleading name or a name that you are not authorized to use. If We, in Our sole discretion, believe that any such information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, or you have opted into the Program for an ulterior purpose, We may refuse you access to the Program and pursue any appropriate legal remedies.
This Privacy Policy is strictly limited to the Program and has no effect on any other privacy policy(ies) that may govern the relationship between you and Us in other contexts. Please make sure you review those separate Privacy Policies, located on our website, to understand those governing terms.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.



If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.



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.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

We may use cookies and other tracking mechanisms to enhance user experience and track website usage. Users who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our website.


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

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.


How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.


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.


Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Changes to This Policy:

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on this page.


Contact Us:

  • If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at