By making a charitable gift or payment for travel programs to Oceans For Youth Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, the donor understands that all payments are not refundable.
We are committed to protecting your personal information that you share with us through the Internet, smart phones applications and other media.
We collect information about you through two principal means: through technology (for example IP addresses and cookies) and through your voluntary submission of information.
1. Non-personally Identifiable Information
Using technology, our sites can collect information about the type of browser you are using, your operating system and your IP address information using technology. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer and is recognized by web technology whenever you are surfing the Internet. None of this information is considered personally identifiable information. As technology evolves, additional methods of information gathering may be used.
We may provide aggregate non-personally identifiable information to third parties (such as marketers and advertisers) that make use of general customer data. We may also share that information with concessionaires and other third parties. We are not liable for information that is inaccurate due to technical defects in software used, whether induced by our systems or by software provided by third parties.
2. Personally Identifiable Information
You can use the majority of our company media without being required to divulge any personally identifiable information to us. To participate in or use some of the activities available on our sites you may be required to provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name and e-mail address). In addition, in connection with some activities, such as purchasing, we collect additional personally identifiable information such as your date of birth, street and billing address and credit card number.
The company will not trade, sell or share such personally identifiable information for use by any unrelated third parties unless we have informed you, been authorized by you or are required by law to do so. In addition, such personally identifiable information shall not be disclosed to unrelated third parties unless we have informed you, been authorized by you or are required by law to do so. The term 'third parties' does not include any subsidiaries or affiliates of the company, service providers or vendors acting on the company's behalf or the purchaser of substantially all of the assets of the company . Our policy is to require that third parties keep that information confidential. We reserve the right to disclose personally identifiable information, without notice, if we believe that such action is necessary to defend and protect the rights or property of the company and its family of media or to protect the personal safety of users of the company, its media or the public.
Your credit card number is used to process your request for products or services and will not be shared with third parties that are not involved with the transaction.
How We Use The Information Gathered
We use the information that you share with us for these purposes: To provide the products, services or membership benefits you request; To improve the content of our site and enhance your access experience, to ensure proper billing, to measure consumer demand or interest in various offerings and for marketing and promotional purposes, including to provide you with information about products and services offered by the company.
How Do I Tell The Company That I Do Not Want to Be Contacted or Change My Personally Identifiable Information?
Our media sometimes provides you the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us at the point where we request information from you. You always have the option of removing your name from our list(s) so that you will not receive further communications from us. In order to ensure immediate removal from any list. If you are unable to complete the process indicated in such communications, you may call the company at 706-550-6658.
Our media often provides links to resources that we believe may be useful. These links will lead you to media operated by third parties that operate under different privacy policies. We encourage you to review those privacy policies, as we have no control over information you may submit to those third parties.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct usage of information, we monitor and adjust our physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that data transmitted over the Internet will always be secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products and services and you do so at your own risk. Upon receipt of your transmission, we strive to ensure the security of that information in our systems.
What About Children Under the Age of 13?
None of our media is targeted at children (minors under thirteen years of age) and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children who have not obtained parental consent.
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