Privacy and Disclosure Policy

by Jason

Privacy Policy

FMSEA.org and FMSEA.com are Web sites run by the Florida Marine Science Educators Association, Inc., a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization operating in the state of Florida.

Our postal address is:

FMSEA Treasurer
630 45th Ave N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33703

For matters regarding this Privacy Policy, we can be reached via e-mail at info @ fmsea.org.

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes only the visitor’s domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).

We collect the domain name and e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our Web page, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our blog, aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit, information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded, used to improve the content of our Web page, disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web site and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web site.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending me e-mail to info @ fmsea.org or writing to us at the above address.

We do not make the e-mail addresses of those who access our site available to other organizations.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and we will use for these new purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change forward. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Visitors may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by e-mailing us at the above address. Upon request we may offer visitors the ability to have factual inaccuracies corrected in information that we maintain about them.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or email.

Disclosure Policy

Our blog is a organizational blog written and edited by the FMSEA Board and Committee Members. For questions about our blog, please contact us.

On our blog we may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

Our blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts we make on this blog. Such content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

We are not currently compensated to provide opinion on products, services, Web sites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on our blog are purely our own. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

If this blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest, we will do out best to identify it.

This Disclosure Policy is valid from 25 August 2012.

Last Modified Mon, 25 August 2012.