Our Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://tophostingnet.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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.

Contact forms

Our contact form is designed only for interacting with persons who may reach on us anything pertaining to our website. In no way do we use it for other purposes othr that replying to your emails and that’s as far as it goes.


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.

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.


We do collect analytical data on our site using Google Analytics. But what we collect is only to help us improve the user experience by noting challenge areas our users find trouble navigating. The data also helos us improve on the quality of our content

Who we share your data with

You data is not shared to or by anyone. No third party can see your data, including our developers.

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 we send your data

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

Your contact information

Our contact info is prominently displayed on each page of our site on the header and footer. You can rach us through mail and social media.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data is stored in a decentralized manner. Noone can access it from the site.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We have real-time backup of the site and our user info are stored in a decentralized manner.

What third parties we receive data from

We may only receive secondary data from affliliate partners who inform us of the activities on our site with regards to thir products.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data


Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

TopHostingNet is a technology oriented personal blog owned by Steve Biko. For questions about this blog or queries related to topics covered, please contact us here.

We accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.

We are compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though we receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content may not always be identified.

Affiliate Disclosure

This blog uses affiliate programs for monetization, which means when you click on links to various sites that we recommend in our posts and make a purchase, this can result in a commission that is credited to this site.

The affiliate links are in the form of Banner Ads, and Text Links. These Affiliate links help us to cover the costs of hosting this website and smoothly running it for everyone as you may easily access this website from any part of the world for free.

We receive a commission on sales via these hypertext links to our vendor partners. Clicks are tracked by means of a code that is contained in our Affiliate links.

Though we receive a small commission when you make a purchase of product recommended by us but our recommendation is always based on the merit of products and not influenced by any other factor.

Sponsored Ads and Third-Party Banners Ads Disclosure

This blog also uses third party banner advertisements for monetization which means some of the places on this site is sold to our sponsors. These sponsors pay us for the advertising space. But this is done exclusively to help quality products and these small businesses grow.

Though we get paid for advertising space on our blog but this doesn’t mean we promote any illegal stuffs or so-called bad products. We always sell advertising space/place banner of legal products/sponsors.

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