At Salish Sea Sciences we are committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of our customers as well as visitors to our Web site. For visitors to this website, you can browse freely without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. For prospective and existing customers, once you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, you can be assured that it will be used only to support your relationship with Salish Sea Sciences as described below.
Visitors to a Demonstration website
What we collect
The data that we regularly collect about visitors to our site (e.g., IP address, browser type, pages accessed, duration of visit, etc.) does not necessarily enable us to personally identify you, and that is not our intention. We do collect personally identifiable information about you and your company, including your user name, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us, including without limitation, by registering and/or purchasing merchandise or requesting information from us.
To facilitate your use of the Site, Salish Sea Sciences uses "cookies." A cookie is a small amount of data that Salish Sea Sciences's servers transfer to your browser and that only Salish Sea Sciences's servers can read. When you log onto the Site, the cookie file captures your username, unique session identifier number and other session data to enable you to traverse through this website's various screens without having to authenticate yourself at each new screen. If you do not wish to utilize cookies, you may disable or delete them from within your Internet browser application by accessing the security or privacy settings. You may be required to have cookies enabled to access certain portions of the Site.
Use of information
Salish Sea Sciences uses your personally identifiable information primarily to fill orders, contact purchasers to inform them of their order status, to send promotional information, and to enhance the operation of our site and administer our systems. The information is also used to verify your authority to access the Site and to contact you when reasonably necessary. Salish Sea Sciences may also use any information you have entered into the Site as reasonably necessary to administer or provide customer support for the Site.
Salish Sea Sciences uses certain third party vendors (e.g., data storage and processing facilities) to aSalish Sea Sciencest us in providing our products and services. Salish Sea Sciences may transfer your personally identifiable information to such vendors who have entered into a contract with us that protects the confidentiality of your information and permits the vendor to use it only as reasonably necessary to fulfill its contract with Salish Sea Sciences. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information as we believe is reasonably necessary to comply with law, regulation or other governmental authority or to prevent harm to yourself or others. Finally, we may disclose your personally identifiable information upon a transfer or sale to another entity of all or substantially all of our stock or assets in the line of business to which this privacy statement relates or upon any other corporate reorganization.
Opt in use and disclosure
Users of the Site will have opportunities to opt-in to have their information used for other purposes. When one of our partners co-sponsors a promotion or contest with us, we may share the information collected for that contest or promotion with our partners. If you do not wish your information shared, it can be prevented by not opting in for the particular promotion or contest. Salish Sea Sciences also provides opportunities to opt-in to receive communications from us to learn more about new products and services, discounts, special promotions or upcoming events.
For your convenience, we may provide links to certain third party websites or referrals to certain third parties' products or services. If you choose to visit a third party's website or use its products or services, please be aware that the third party's privacy statement, and not the Salish Sea Sciences privacy statement, will govern your activities and any information you disclose while interacting with the third party.
Salish Sea Sciences employs procedural and technological measures, consistent with legal requirements and the demands of customer service, reasonably designed to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
Salish Sea Sciences reserves the right to change this privacy statement, and will post any revisions on the Site. We encourage you to review this privacy statement regularly for any changes. Your continued use of the Site will be subject to the then-current privacy statement.
If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact us. Salish Sea Sciences can be reached using the following contact information:
Salish Sea Sciences
P.O. Box 326, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phone: 360 622-9883