What types of information does BoatKey collect, how is it collected, and how does it use it?
“Use Information” means certain high-level information about your use of and access to the Services which may include the type of BoatKey account you signed up for, the date and time of your last login to the Services, your total number of logins to the Services, and which sections of your BoatKey account you completed.
“Public Information” means any personally identifying information you post in any public forum through the Services (e.g., in the comments section below articles). Please remember that any Public Information you post publicly on the Services is not private, and thus may be used or disclosed by any third party who reads such Public Information without our control and without your knowledge, and search engines may index that information. Accordingly, please think carefully before publicly posting any Public Information on the Services.
In contrast to Personal Information, “Non-Personal Information” does not, on its own, uniquely identify you or anyone else as a specific individual, but rather provides technical data, such as information about your interaction with the Services or about your browser. Non-Personal Information may include Aggregate Information, and Cookie Information, each of which is described in further detail below.
“Aggregate Information” means statistical information about how, how often, and when you use the Services and your demographic information. We may use Aggregate Information in order to understand how and how often people use the Services, which in turn allows us to improve them, but never in a way that is personally identifiable.
“Cookie Information” means information collected via cookies which enable our servers to recognize your web browser and tell us how and when you visit the Site and otherwise use the Services. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer through your web browser when you access a website. Our cookies by themselves do not contain Personal Information, and we do not combine Cookie Information with your Personal Information to tell us who you are.
While many browsers have an option to turn off the cookie feature (which may prevent your browser from accepting any new cookie or may allow you to decide which cookie to accept from any website on a case-by-case basis), we strongly recommend that you leave cookies active because the Cookie Information we derive enables us to provide you with the most advantageous and attractive features of the Services.
Information BoatKey Typically Does Not Collect (But Sometimes Might)
Does BoatKey share the information it collects or receives, and if so, with whom and why?
Sharing with Read Or Write Access Key Holders
We will share your Information only with your designated Read Or Write Access Key Holders and only pursuant to and in accordance with your opt-in authorization (“Authorization”) and explicit instruction, including the permissions you set that give any particular Read Or Write Access Key Holder access to only certain designated portions of your BoatKey account.
Sharing with Agents
We may share certain aspects of your Basic Information with certain partners or service providers we use to perform, facilitate or improve the Services (collectively, “Agents”), but only in order for BoatKey to be able to provide you the Services. All of our Agents are contractually bound to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Information.
We may also share non-personal Aggregate Information with our Agents so that they understand how and how often people use our Services and their services, which in turn allows both us and them to improve.
Sharing with Acquirers
Sharing pursuant to applicable law
Other than sharing with Read Or Write Access Key Holders or Acquirers as described above, we can only share Personal Information in the limited circumstances described below relating to your abuse or misuse of the Services or legal process.
If we believe that you have misused or abused the Services or the Personal Information of any other user, or have attempted to interfere with or harm the Services, we will investigate and cooperate with appropriate law enforcement officials, which may include sharing your Basic Information with them in order to protect our rights or property or that of other users, Read Or Write Access Key Holders and others. We will give our full cooperation in any legal process or criminal investigation into any misuse or abuse of the Services.
We may also share your Personal Information solely to the extent required by law to comply with a subpoena or analogous legal process or governmental request; while this may include certain of your Secure Information, rest assured that we will never willingly share any of your Secure Information unless required by law. We may also share your Personal Information as otherwise necessary to protect our rights or property or that of other users, Read Or Write Access Key Holders and others.
We will promptly notify you if we receive any request for your Personal Information from any governmental entity or other third party pursuant to a subpoena or analogous legal process before sharing any such requested information, unless we are legally prohibited from so notifying you or we have a good faith reason to believe that such sharing is or may be necessary to protect someone’s life, avoid serious physical injury or property loss or damage, or to prevent or investigate any ongoing crime.
How does BoatKey protect, safeguard and secure the information it collects?
The security, privacy and confidentiality of your Personal Information is of utmost and critical importance to us, which is why we have implemented a variety of industry standard (or better) administrative, physical and technical protections to safeguard the security, privacy, confidentiality and integrity of your Personal Information.
For starters, your password is encrypted and not stored in a readable fashion. When we collect, maintain, access, use, or disclose your Personal Information, we will do so using systems and processes consistent with information privacy and security requirements under applicable federal and provincial laws.
Nevertheless, no website operator can guarantee that its security measures or safeguards will be 100% effective, and BoatKey cannot guarantee absolute security of any of your Personal Information, including without limitation your Secure Information. BOATKEY SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, HACKING OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSIONS OR FAILURE TO STORE OR THE THEFT, DELETION, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION, DAMAGE, OR LOSS OF ANY DATA OR INFORMATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION SECURE INFORMATION.
If we discover a security incident that compromises your Secure Information, we will let you know about it in accordance with applicable law. Please notify us immediately of any suspected or unauthorized use of your password or account or any other such incident by contacting us through our help center at firstname.lastname@example.org
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How does one delete a BoatKey account?
If you wish to delete your account, you may do so via our account deletion tool, which you can access by logging into your account and clicking “my account”,” where you will see a button that says “Delete My Account.” If you have trouble deleting your account, please contact us through our help center at email@example.com for assistance. Please note that we may keep your Non-Personal Information and any of your Personal Information even after your account deletion.
Any questions or concerns?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Services, please send us a detailed message through our help center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1.855.648.2628. We will make all commercially reasonable efforts to resolve your concerns.