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This Policy is effective as of September 8, 2015.
Boatyard may update this Policy from time to time. Any changes to this Policy will be posted below for a period of thirty (30) days and will be effective when posted. The changes will also be immediately incorporated into this Policy.
Your continued use of the Site and/or Apps after any changes are made to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of the changes. If any of the changes are unacceptable to you, you should cease using the Site and/or Apps.
If any changes to this Policy affect how Boatyard treats or handles personally identifiable information already provided to Boatyard by you, Boatyard will notify you by email (if Boatyard has a valid email address to use) and give you thirty (30) days to opt out of the changes as they pertain to your information.
We may collect Personal Information about you directly from you, through your use of the Site or Services, or from third parties. In general, we collect the following types of information about you:
Account Information for Boatyard. If you would like to use the Services, you must first register for an account (“User Account”).You can register either through our mobile application or our website directly. If you sign up for a User Account, we ask you for your first and last name, billing address, mailing address, gender, age, telephone number, email address, boat information, and credit card information. Each User Account is for a single user only. We also may collect optional information such as your contact information and your location (see below) and certain demographic information.
Information that We May Collect About You Through All of Our Services:
How We Use Your Personal Information
In general, we use the Personal Information we collect about users for the following reasons:
Notwithstanding anything else in Policy to the contrary, we may freely use aggregate and non-personally-identifying information about users for marketing and research.
How We Disclose Your Personal Information
Boatyard may share Personal Information about users with select third parties, such as service providers and business partners, as stated below:
Service Providers and Agents. We may disclose the Personal Information we collect from you to third-party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform functions on our behalf. These third parties have agreed to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of this Personal Information and to only use such information for the purposes for which they have been engaged by us.
Business Transfers. If we are acquired by or merged with another company, if substantially all or a part of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, we may transfer the information we have collected from you to the acquiring company.
In Response to Legal Process. We may disclose the information we collect from you in order to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process, such as in response to a subpoena.
To Protect Boatyard and Others. We may disclose the information we collect from you where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, or violations of our Terms or this Policy, or to protect Boatyard in litigation.
Depending on the nature of the activity, such as when you upload/post content with personally identifiable information (“PII”) to the Site and/or Apps, other users may be able to view your PII. Boatyard also reserves the right to modify or delete any content or PII you upload/post to the Site and/or Apps.
We generally retain your PII indefinitely.
Boatyard may use your PII to:
Boatyard may collect additional PII in connection with contests and promotions in which you participate. Any additional PII collected will be identified in the rules Appslicable to the contest or promotion.
Boatyard will send emails containing newsletters, announcements relating to Boatyard, the Site and the Apps, as well as promotions in which you may participate. If you would like to opt out of receiving further promotional emails from Boatyard, please follow the opt out instructions at the bottom of the email or send Boatyard a detailed email to info@Boatyard.com..
Boatyard may use your PII and you other information, including Geo-location information collected by the Apps based on the location of your smartphone, to help us display information and advertising which is relevant to you and your interests.
Standard data and other fees may be charged by your mobile phone carrier when using the Apps, so please be aware of them.
If you would like to review or edit any PII Boatyard collected from you, or wish Boatyard to cease using your PII in the manners specified in this Policy, please contact Boatyard at info@Boatyard.com. Please be as specific as possible in your request. If the request relates to information that Boatyard needs to make the Site and/or Apps function properly for you, you may not be able to use the Site and/or Apps properly moving forward. You may also uninstall the Apps if you want the Apps to cease collecting information from you.
Please note that Boatyard reserves the right to maintain proper business and transactional records required by law, even if such records contain your PII.
Boatyard does not act on or respond to “Do Not Track” requests.
Cookies and Log Data
Disabling Cookies. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. If you disable cookies, you may still browse our Site, but some of our features may not work.
Web Beacons (Clear Gifs/Web Bugs). We or the third parties we employ may use web beacons (a.k.a. Clear Gifs/Web Bugs) on our Site to help us better manage content on the Site. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer's hard drive, web beacons are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may also use web beacons in our HTML-based emails, to let us know which emails have been opened or forwarded by recipients.
Third-Party Service Providers. As noted above, we may employ third-party service providers to perform Site functions for us, such as serving customer content, collecting IP address and anonymous traffic data, or performing site analytics. These vendors may place and read cookies or web beacons on your browser to perform these functions.
Opting Out of Third-Party Ad Networks. If you wish to opt-out of receiving cookies from certain third party ad networks, you may do so through the Network Advertising Initiative cookie opt-out page, which can be found at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit www.AboutAds.info to learn more about online advertising, and to opt-out of certain online behavioral advertising activities.
BOATYARD uses industry standard technological security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your PII from loss, unauthorized access, or disclosure. BOATYARD uses SSL encryption to help prevent unauthorized access to PII you transmit to the Site.
While Boatyard takes the issue of protecting your PII seriously, you should exercise discretion in what information you disclose and/or transmit to the Site and/or through the Apps. Boatyard cannot guarantee that information sent over the Internet or through a mobile application is fully secure, and therefore the transmitted information may be intercepted by others before it reaches Boatyard. If you are concerned about sending information to Boatyard over the Internet or through a mobile application, please send the information by mail or call us to make other arrangements. Boatyard is not responsible for the security of information sent over the Internet or through a mobile application.
The Site and Apps are meant for individuals within the United States. Boatyard only knowingly collects information from individuals within the United States. If you provide information to Boatyard from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk. If you are outside of the United States, you are responsible for complying with any local laws regarding use of the Site and Apps, and related data collection. This Policy only addresses data collection from individuals within the United States. You also agree and acknowledge that by providing any information, including PII, through the Site and/or Apps, that such information will be transmitted to, and stored in, the United States.
The Site and/or Apps may contain links to external websites or other mobile applications not controlled by Boatyard. Boatyard is not responsible for the privacy practices and data collection policies for such third party sites and mobile applications. You should consult the privacy policies of those sites and mobile applications for details.
Boatyard may also allow interaction between the Site and/or Apps with other sites or mobile applications such Facebook or other social media providers. This may include the “Like” button or other plugins available through the Site or Apps that allow you to share information with persons outside of the Site or Apps. Please consult the privacy policies of those third party providers before using them to make sure you are comfortable with the level of sharing.
Our Services are not designed for children under thirteen (13) years of age. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will promptly delete such information from our systems.
If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact Boatyard at:
It is the policy of Boatyard to strictly enforce this Policy. If you believe there has been some violation of this Policy, please contact Boatyard.
This Policy was last updated on September 8, 2015