Last Updated April 12, 2011
COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATIONWe will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested such as receiving information about Ocean Styles products and services, entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters, joining a limited-access premium site or service, signing up for an event or training, or when purchasing. The personal information we collect may include your name, company or organization name, e-mail address, phone number, and work or home address. We do not collect, store, or even see your credit card information! The Site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the Site and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. This information is used to help improve the site, analyze trends and administer the site.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATIONThe personal information collected on this Site will be used to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized. In support of these uses, Ocean Styles may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any related Ocean Styles products or services, and to make the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Site to your particular preference or interests. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with Ocean Styles, information collected by OceanStyles.com may be combined with information collected by other Ocean Styles services.We may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product or service that you are using, including critical updates and notifications. Additionally, with your permission, we may send you information about other Ocean Styles products and services.
When you sign up for a newsletter or agree to receive promotional e-mail, OceanStyles.com may use customized links or similar technologies to track e-mail links that you click. We may associate that information with your personal information in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or purchase information. Each e-mail communication includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication. Ocean Styles occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as Web site hosting, packaging, mailing and delivering prizes, answering customer questions about products and services, and sending information about our products, special offers, and other services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. Ocean Styles may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Ocean Styles or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ocean Styles and our family of Web sites; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Ocean Styles employees or agents, users of Ocean Styles products or services, or members of the public.
MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITYIf any of the Services requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Ocean Styles immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Ocean Styles will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Ocean Styles or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USEAs a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Ocean Styles servers, or the network(s) connected to any Ocean Styles servers, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Ocean Styles servers or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN'S PERSONAL INFORMATIONOceanStyles.com is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
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