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Privacy Policy

Updated July 4, 2010

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This policy covers how BWSS, Inc, dba Blue Water Sailing School treats personal information that the company collects and receives via email, our website, customer responses to our promotions and via phone inquiries. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

Information Collection and Use

Blue Water Sailing School collects personal information when you sign up for our newsletter, take a course with us and when you take advantage of special offers we make to our website visitors and clients. When you register for a course we ask for personal information such as your name, email address, home address, phone number, age and other information necessary for us to provide the service requested.

Web Server Logs

When you visit our website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:

  • Your Internet protocol address.
  • The kind of browser or computer you use.
  • Number of links you click within the site.
  • State or country from which you accessed the site.
  • Date and time of your visit.
  • Name of your Internet service provider.
  • Web page you linked to our site from.
  • Pages you viewed on the site.

Blue Water Sailing School may choose to use this information for the following general purposes:

  • To customize the information you receive from us.
  • Improve our website, email newsletter and client services.
  • Create special promotions.
  • Conduct customer research.
  • To understand and analyze the aggregate usage trends and preferences of our users.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Blue Water Sailing School does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or companies unless we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or when we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or as otherwise required by law.

Your information will only be used to provide products or services you’ve requested when we have your permission to contact you according to the following circumstances:

  • You have registered for a course with us.
  • You have entered a Blue Water Sailing School sponsored promotion.
  • You have requested information from us.
  • You have requested to receive our newsletter.
  • A friend has suggested we contact you and you have agreed to opt-in to receive information from us.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Blue Water Sailing School may update this policy from time to time. When we do, we will also revise the “updated” date at the top of this Privacy page.

Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:

Blue Water Sailing School
924 NE 20th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
(800) 255-1840

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