Privacy Policy

Marine Insight Privacy Policy

At Marine Insight we appreciate your readership and support and place a high value on your personal privacy. We respect the personal nature of the information you provide us on our web site and staunchly recognize the importance of protecting this information. In adopting this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”), our intent is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using your personal information with your reasonable expectations of privacy. This Privacy Policy may be revised or updated at any time and we encourage you to check back often to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version and the terms of our Privacy Policy.

Personal Information

We do not have your personal information unless it was provided to us in one of the following ways:

1) By sharing your e-mail address when subscribing to our newsletter or while commenting on a post, an email address must be provided. The email address is not visible to the public nor is it shared with external sources.

(2) By providing personal information when you submit news tips, articles, or newsletters to our editorial team or by submitting a report via our Contact Form,

(3) By sharing personal information when you post comments on our posts,

(4) By sharing contact information (Twitter username and Facebook account name) while connecting with us through various social networking sites,

(5) By participating in a survey where an email address is requested. We may also ask for other information at other times but at no time will you be required to share any personal information to gain complete access to our site. Marine Insight is an open community but email addresses are requested to participate in some of our features.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Our collaborators, supporters and business partners may use cookies on our site such as advertisements, which maintain whether you have visited the site before or not. We do not have control over these cookies after permission to advertisers have been granted. However, no identifiable information is attached to such cookies. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the advertising opt-out page. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.)

Tracking

In addition to basic contact information, our analytic trackers may also collect information that is in no way personally identifiable. We use regular analytic applications in order to track the visits to our site, which in turn includes the domain name, time, date and page visited. This may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, and the screen resolution of your computer.

External Links

This Website includes links to external sites as well including product sales. Marine Insight is not responsible for external websites’ privacy policies, practices, content of such Websites or prices changes.

Advertisements

We employ external Ad service companies for the display of advertisements on our site. Some of ads displayed may use cookies, but we do not have personal details or access to personal information.

Some of the advertisers we employ are Google Adsense, Chitika, etc. Since we display Google AdSense, we in fact must inform that Google AdSense uses DoubleClick Dart cookie, as to provide ‘ads tailored to your interests’. In order to provide additional details, we have added a direct link for further information regarding DoubleClick Dart cookie and Google AdSense Privacy Policy (Marine Insight’s Privacy Policy for Google Adsense). and means to opt out of DoubleClick Dart cookies.

Information about your visit to this site, such as number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), is used to serve ads to you on this site. And, in the course of serving advertisements to this site, third party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser

 

Any information you disclose voluntarily on our comments page or in any properties hosted by Marine Insight become public information. Marine Insight is a public forum. We cannot control the action of our site users and advise you to use your discretion in sharing information about yourself on the Internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when disclosing personal information online.

Disclaimer

Marine Insight provides content based on experiences of maritime professionals, with appropriate citing to academic and online references. While we may hope to provide the most updated and accurate information, Marine Insight makes no representation to accuracy, up-to-date, compatibility or validity of the content, and will not be liable or held accountable for errors, loss, injury or damage arising from its presence at Marine Insight. If inquiring further specific details, it is always recommended to find official documentation provided by company, product or academic books you are interested in.

Marine Insight Comment Policy

We never censor comments based on political or ideological point of view or of a critical nature. However, we reserve the right to delete those comments that are off-topic, “spammy” in nature, abusive, use excessive foul language, or include ad hominem attacks.

Once a comment is made public on the Marine Insight website, we will not remove it by request. As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting.

Comments will only be considered for removal (i) in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order, or (ii) in response to a law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of another person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

Privacy Policy – Products and Services

We take your privacy seriously and will take all measures to protect your personal information.

Any personal information received will only be used to fill your order. We will not sell or redistribute your information to anyone.

Refund Policy – Product and Services

If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, just let us know and we will give you a full refund up to 60 days from the purchase date.

 

It is to be noted that, this policy may be updated at anytime, and may be found within the site. We encourage your feedback, opinions, and suggestions; these may be forwarded to info@marineinsight.com