Information We Collect and How We Use It
In the course of using the Website, we may collect your email addresses for our listserv, payment information for purchases and donations, and certain personal information when you sign up to be a volunteer. We may also aggregate non-personal information about how the Website is used. We use IP addresses (which are not linked to personal information of any individual user) to analyze trends, administer our website, track volume of usage, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use; this information helps us measure the number of visitors to various sections of this website and to help make the website more useful.
Oceans United does not sell names or other personal information about our Website users and subscribers to mass marketers or any other entity, nor do we engage in exchanges of such information. We do not share donor information with other organizations. Online credit card purchases and donations are processed through a third party service provider and we do not retain, store, sell or share any of your credit card, payment-related, or other personal information.
We protect our database by means of various technical and procedural measures, and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons. We require our third party service providers to comply with confidentiality requirements and to not use your personal information for marketing purposes without your consent.
We reserve the right to use personal information to protect the security or integrity of our Website; to protect against a threat to personal safety or destruction of property; to protect against legal liability; or to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation, or as otherwise required by law. We may also share personal information with our successors and assigns in accordance with law.
Privacy of Children
We are pleased when youth visit our Website to learn more about Oceans United and our programs focused on developing the technology and vessel needed to collect and convert ocean waste into reusable fuel while at sea. However, we do not knowingly solicit data from children or knowingly reachout to children under the age of 14.
Links to Other Websites
Anti-Spam Policy and Your Opt-Out Rights
We are committed to permission-based communication and preventing the spread of spam or other forms of unsolicited emails. If you have received an email in error, you may remove your information from our database by requesting to unsubscribe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Commitment to Data Security
Oceans United takes precautions to host and maintain a secure website and to safeguard data from unauthorized use. We undertake a range of security practices, including measures to help restrict web access to or inappropriate use of sensitive data.
Your Consent and Questions
Effective Date: 01/01/2019