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- SailingIssues.com is committed to protecting your privacy online. We are also committed to providing you with the very best experience we can on our Web site. In order to enhance your experience at our site we gather certain personal information about you that helps us customize our content to your tastes and preferences. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our Web site. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.
- What information do we collect?
SailingIssues.com may collect information in several ways from different parts of our Web site.
SailingIssues.com may collect some personal information when you initially access our site. We may ask for your name, e-mail address, zip code, country and so on. The more information you share with us (and the more accurate it is), the better we are able to enhance and customize your experience on our site.
In addition to the information we collect upon your initial access to our site, we may ask you for personal information at other times when you enter promotions or contests and when you respond to a survey.
- What are “cookies” and how do we use them?
SailingIssues.com may use “Cookies” to track and record your preferences and activity on our Web site. Cookies are small bits of data that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Your cookie may be set at various times during your interaction with our Web site. It is updated from time to time as you access the many different portions of our Web site. Each time you access our site, our server may deliver certain customized information to you based on the data stored in your cookie.
We may also collect IP addresses for system administration and to report aggregate information to possible sponsors and advertisers.
- What do we do with the information we collect?
SailingIssues.com's primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience on our Web site. The information we collect (including information contained in your cookie) may be used to provide such capabilities as personalization services, interactive communications, online shopping. We may also use the information to estimate the size of our audience and measure certain traffic patterns, to track the progress and number of entries in our promotions and exams, to notify our visitors about updates to our Web site, to contact you for marketing purposes. We may occasionally contact you with information regarding special events at SailingIssues.com.
- With whom do we share your information and for what purpose?
SailingIssues.com does not sell, rent, or trade your personal information with others. However, when one or more of our business partners co-sponsor a service, promotion and/or contest, we may share some or all of the information collected in connection with such service, promotion or contest with the co-sponsor(s). If we intend to share such information, you will be notified prior to the collection of that information. If you do not want your information to be shared, you will be able to choose not to allow the transfer by not using or signing up for that particular service, promotion or contest.
In addition, when you make a purchase through our online store, or sign up to receive promotional items from us, we may share some of your personal information with third parties helping us to complete your transaction or send you the items you signed up to receive. When we share your information with such third parties, we will work to ensure that only the information necessary to complete your transaction is disclosed. Information given to request charter advice, can be shared with a subset of appropriate charter companies.
- Your Consent
- Information about SailingIssues.com's “Tell a friend or colleague”
Please read this information carefully. Use of SailingIssues.com's “Tell a friend or colleague” indicates your agreement with the rules and conditions
listed below. When you send an email to a friend, we use the information you provide us
i.e, recipient's name and your message, and to deliver an email notification to the recipient. We treat this email
as private correspondence between the sender and the recipient and
will not store the contents of the email. We will not disclose the addresses unless we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe
that such action is necessary to:
Misuse of SailingIssues.com's
email service by providing a false email address or posing as
someone else when sending an “email to a friend”, may result in the cancellation of
your membership and the disclosure of information about you, including your
computer's IP address, as part of any investigation into your actions.
- comply with the law or with legal
- protect and defend SailingIssues.com's rights and property;
against misuse or unauthorized use of SailingIssues.com's Network; or
- protect the
personal safety or property of SailingIssues.com's staff or the public.
- This website and subdomains are hosted 100% carbon neutral: a zero carbon footprint.