We break up the types of information you share into Non Personal Information and Personally Identifiable Information.
"Non Personal Information" is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our website and application with a web browser.
"Personally Identifiable Information" is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you with access to certain features of our website and application and application. This can include information about your Entity as a Provider or as a Member when making purchases from a Provider. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your email address, physical location, business name, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you. It may also include any images that upload when using our website and application as well as credit card or other payment information that you may present when making a purchase from a Provider through our website and application (please note the important exception below under Online Purchases regarding payment information provided through our website and application).
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to Beach Hut when using our website and application.
As a Visitor, you can browse our website and application to find out more about our website and application. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor.
However, if registered as a Member, you must provide Personally Identifiable Information to Beach Hut in order for us to provide you with certain features on our website and application. As a Member, we collect your Personally Identifiable Information in the following ways:
At Member Registration
When you register for membership, we collect your name and email address so that we can communicate with you about our website and application.
Participation in Our website and application
You can upload Member Content as part of using our website and application. You should take great care in what you may upload so as not to infringe on your own privacy or that of others. We don’t have a duty to review what you upload.
There may be online forms used in our website and application. The information you enter into these online forms may contain Personally Identifiable Information.
When you use our website and application, Beach Hut automatically collects certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our website and application. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. Beach Hut also collects the following:
We may also use a technology called, web beacons, to collect general information about your use of our website and application and your use of special promotions or newsletters (“Web Beacons”). The information we collect by Web Beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails. Web Beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our website and application. We do not link Non Personal Information from the Web Beacons to Personally Identifiable Information without your permission.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website and application from which you entered our website and application, if any, as well as the name of the website and application to which you’re headed when you leave our website and application. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet website and application provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our website and application.
Beach Hut uses the information we receive from you as follows:
Providing and Improving Our website and application
Beach Hut may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to provide our website and application to you as well as to make improvements to it.
Communications and Email Alerts
When Beach Hut communicates with you about our website and application, we will use the email address you provided when registering as a Member. We may also send you website and application alerts regarding your use of our website and application. Finally, we may also send you emails with promotional information about Beach Hut, unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change contact preferences at any time through your account. While you can opt-out of promotional messages, you cannot opt-out of receiving website and application alerts.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
Beach Hut does not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for marketing purposes. However, we may use demographic information for data aggregation purposes which might be sold to other parties at our discretion. Any such data aggregation would not contain any of your Personally Identifiable Information. We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates that provide website and applications to Beach Hut with regards to our website and application (i.e. payment processors, webhosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective website and applications and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.
Community Discussion Boards
Our website and application may offer the capability for Users to communicate with each other through online community discussion boards. Beach Hutdoes not filter or monitor what is posted on such discussion boards. If you chose to post on these discussion boards, you should use care when exposing any Personally Identifiable Information as such information is not
Legally Required Releases of Information
Beach Hut may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of Beach Hut, our Users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to Successors
We want to protect your Child’s privacy. Even though our website and application is not designed for use by a Child, we realize that a Child may attempt to access our website and application. We do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from a Child. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your Child is using our website and application, please contact us. We may ask for proof of identification before we remove any information to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover on our own that a Child is accessing our website and application, we will delete the information as soon as we discover it, we will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so. If you are a Child, please do not access our website and application.
We believe in everyone’s right to privacy. If any Member Content you upload to our website and application contain the images of third parties (i.e. bystanders), you need to make sure you have permission to include them in your image. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our Users, we will remove any images for which we are notified that such images violate the privacy rights of others.
Beach Hut and our affiliates fully comply with international laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from Beach Hut and/or our affiliates. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission.
Beach Hut has constructed our website and application using industry standard encryption and authentication tools to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. When we collect your Personally Identifiable Information through our website and application, we encrypt this information and attempt to prevent unauthorized access to it by using industry standard technologies, such as encryption software, routers and firewalls. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot completely guarantee that your Personally Identifiable Information is completely protected. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and application and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our website and application when not in use, especially if you are sharing a computer or mobile device with someone else or are using a public computer
You may change your email address or other Personally Identifiable Information at any time using the account management features found on our website and application.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us by email atprivacy@Beach Hut.com.
Your California Privacy Rights identifies the practices of Beach Hut as they relate to the use and sharing of personal information about California residents collected through this website and application.
Under the law of the State of California, California residents who provide personal information via a website and application or other online service, such as this website and application, may request and obtain from Beach Hut, once each calendar year, information about the personal information Beach Hut shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. Where applicable, this information would include the categories of personal information, and the names and addresses of those businesses with which Beach Hut shared personal information for the prior calendar year.
To obtain from Beach Hut the information specified by California law, please contact:
By Mail: Beach Hut, LLC Inc.
PO Box 8211
Elkridge, MD 21075
By E-mail: email@example.com