Updated February 2010.
Collection of your Personal Information
Marine GeoGarage collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, or telephone number. Marine GeoGarage also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Marine GeoGarage. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Marine GeoGarage for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Marine GeoGarage website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Marine GeoGarage public discussions (for groups or other sections of the website), this information may be collected and used by others. Please be aware that Marine GeoGarage does not read any of your private online communications.
Marine GeoGarage encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Marine GeoGarage so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Marine GeoGarage is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Marine GeoGarage website.
Use of your Personal Information
Marine GeoGarage collects and uses your personal information to operate the Marine GeoGarage website and deliver the services you have requested. Marine GeoGarage also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Marine GeoGarage and its affiliates. Marine GeoGarage may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Marine GeoGarage does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Marine GeoGarage may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.
Marine GeoGarage does not use or disclose sensitive personal information without your explicit consent.
Marine GeoGarage keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Marine GeoGarage, in order to determine what Marine GeoGarage services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Marine GeoGarage to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.Marine GeoGarage will disclose your personal information, without notice, only 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 Marine GeoGarage or the site;
b) protect and defend the rights or property of Marine GeoGarage; and,
c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Marine GeoGarage, or the public.
The Marine GeoGarage website use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Marine GeoGarage pages, or register with Marine GeoGarage site or services, a cookie helps Marine GeoGarage to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Marine GeoGarage website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Marine GeoGarage features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
Security of your Personal Information
Marine GeoGarage secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Marine GeoGarage secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
According to the French Organic Law N° 2004-801 of August 6th, 2004, modifying Law N°78-17 of January 6th,1978 on the Protection of Personal Data, a person has the right in any moment to know:
a) The existence of a file or personal data processing operation, the purpose of collecting the data, and the recipients of the information.
b) The obligatory or voluntary nature of the reply to the questions put to them.
c) The consequences of obtaining the data or of refusing to provide them.
d) The possibility of exercising rights of access, rectification, erasure and objection.
e) The identity and address of the controller or of his representative, if any.
and exercise any right recognised in the articles of that same laws. These rights can be exercised by means of a writing notification addressed to the headquarters of Marine GeoGarage, specified in the About Us section.
Changes to this Statement
Marine GeoGarage will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Marine GeoGarage encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Marine GeoGarage is protecting your information.
Marine GeoGarage welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Marine GeoGarage has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Marine GeoGarage at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
You will find the full contact information on the About Us section of this website.