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PRIVACY POLICY

 

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OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

Surfing The Nations knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate you trusting that we will do so carefully and sensibly. To better protect your privacy, we provide this Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices. The information below explains our policy regarding your privacy and the www.surfingthenations.com website. By visiting www.surfingthenations.com, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

The www.surfingthenations.com website is maintained by
Surfing The Nations
P.O. Box 860366
Wahiawa, HI 96786-0366
office 808.622.6234
fax 808.622.6236

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PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes.

  • Name
  • Company/School Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone/Fax Number
  • Credit/Debit Card Information
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Date of Birth

These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way.

We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. Surfing The Nations does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your order, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by Surfing The Nations. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

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THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION

We use the information you provide about yourself for a specific purpose only that purpose. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete your request.

You can register with our website if you would like to receive updates on our new projects and services or on our merchandise. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such related uses.

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OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY

Personally identifiable information is stored on our server and is not publicly accessible. Further, personally identifiable information is only accessed by Surfing The Nations personnel on a “need to know” basis. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Additionally, sensitive data such as credit card numbers are encrypted using SSL and other industry standard measures, to provide an additional level of security.

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WHAT ANONYMOUS INFORMATION IS COLLECTED ON THIS SITE

Anonymous information is collected for every visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are not stored, but are temporarily used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a visitor’s identity.

When you visit our website, our servers make a log of basic information corresponding to the sites and pages you have visited. This information is stored primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.

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EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS

We publish an newsletter that is sent periodically to persons on a listserv. The newsletter is distributed by email, although back issues may also be viewed on our website. You may subscribe to or unsubscribe from the email listserv at any time. Occasionally we may send announcements about Surfing The Nations events or merchandise to the mailing listserv. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.

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CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

Changing business practices and circumstances may require that we make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected on this website. Surfing The Nations reserves the right to modify its website and/or this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any such modifications. Our goal is to provide all services to visitors to the Surfing The Nations website in an accessible, efficient and friendly manner while maintaining their privacy. If you have comments or questions regarding privacy, please contact us.

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LEGAL DISCLAIMER

We may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Surfing The Nations.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our surfingthenations.com website, please write to info@surfingthenations.com or call us at 808.622.6234.