Important Notice From Tower Hobbies

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Important Notice Regarding the Sale of Your Personal Information and Your Right to Opt-out

Dear Valued Customer:

As you may be aware, Tower Hobbies’ parent company, Hobbico, declared bankruptcy in January 2018 and has initiated a sale process.

We are excited to share with you that the RC brands and Tower Hobbies website that you have come to rely on over the years will continue. The Bankruptcy Court has approved the sale of Hobbico’s RC business to Horizon Hobby, LLC. Horizon Hobby has been in business since 1985 and serves customers in the United States and around the World. Horizon Hobby also maintains a strong online presence and warmly welcomes Hobbico customers to its growing family. With this acquisition, Horizon Hobby looks to build upon Hobbico’s great reputation for providing quality RC products to customers across the country. More information about Horizon Hobby can be found at https://www.HorizonHobby.com.

As part of the sale, Horizon Hobby is purchasing Tower Hobbies’ customer databases. The Tower Hobbies Privacy Policy provides that the company will not share any personally identifiable information with any third party without your consent. Under this Privacy Policy, you have the right to opt-out of the sale and the transfer of your personal information to Horizon Hobby, and of receiving future e-mail or mail communications from Horizon Hobby.

      You may elect to opt out by any of the following methods:

 

  1. Clicking the link at the bottom of this email message;
  2. Sending an e-mail to Tower Hobbies’ web master at info@towerhobbies.com with the information necessary for Hobbico to identify you in its database and process your opt-out election (such as your name, email address, street address and telephone number);
  3. Calling the Tower Customer Service at 800-637-6050 or;
  4. Mailing to the following address:

Tower Hobbies
PO Box 9078, Champaign, IL 61826

Please include in your letter the information necessary for Horizon Hobby to identify you in its database and process your opt-out election (such as your name, email address, street address and telephone number). Please note that opting out will remove your proof of purchase data required for warranty service.

If you opted in to receive promotional emails from Tower Hobbies, you may also receive promotional emails from Horizon Hobby unless you opt out of having your information conveyed to Horizon Hobby.

Your request to opt out must be received no later than April 6, 2018.

After the opt-out deadline, Horizon Hobby has offered to conduct a sweepstakes for Tower Hobbies customers who decline to opt-out as a thank you for your interest. We thank you for your past patronage and hope you will always continue to enjoy the RC hobby.Sincerely,
Tower Hobbies

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  1. A 58 minutes deadline for me. Got an e-Mail April 6th at 11:02 PM, which gave me 58 minutes to discover and react to the E-mail. Not to mention I was out of town. If this is how Tower and Horizon will treat their customers, well Hobby King here I come.

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