This Privacy Statement applies to Blue Mermaid which operates online as bluemermaid.com. This privacy statement governs personal information we collect from our customers and online at our Web Site bluemermaid.com from our Web Site users (“you”), through Blue Mermaid products, services, software, Web Sites, contacts and/or relationship with you. This privacy statement also does not apply to the web sites of our business partners or to any other third parties, even if their web sites are linked to our Web Site. We recommend you review the privacy statements of the other parties with whom you interact. For the purposes of this privacy statement, “Business partners” means any contracting client, subcontractor, vendor or other entity with whom we have an ongoing business relationship to do business, provide products, services, or information. “Personal information” means information that you choose to submit to us and that identifies you, such as your name, telephone number, address, e-mail address, photographs and other information discussed in this Privacy Statement. If you do not accept any of the terms of this Privacy Statement, do not access this Web Site or any associated services.
Information We Collect
We may ask you to provide personal information when you: Use our Web Site; Request quotes, services, support, or information; Place orders for products or services; Subscribe to newsletters, promotional emails, or other materials.
Information we may request from our customers includes your company information, e-mail address, name, contact address, and telephone number.
We may collect information about your visits to our Web Sites, including the pages you view, the links you click, search terms you enter, and other actions you take in connection with the Blue Mermaid Web Sites and services. We may also collect certain information from the browser you used to come to our Web Site, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and language, access times, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the web site that referred you to our Web Site and to which URL you browse away from our site if you click on a link on our site.
In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with Blue Mermaid, information collected through one source may be combined with information obtained through other Blue Mermaid resources. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other parties as well.
Use Of Personal Information
Blue Mermaid uses your personal information to: Deliver the services and support or carry out the transactions you have requested. Send communications to you, such as your transactions status (for example, order confirmations), information about products and services available from Blue Mermaid and its Business partners, promotional offers, and surveys. Customize, analyze, and improve our products, services (including our Web Site), technologies, communications and relationship with you. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes without your consent.
Please understand that the personal information we collect and other information you submit is stored and processed on computers in the United States. The laws on collection, holding and/or processing of personal data in the United States may be different (e.g., more/less stringent) than the laws of your country.
Disclosure Of Personal Information
We may share your personal information with business partners and affiliates to carry out transactions you request or to make our business or that of our business partners more responsive to your needs. We may also disclose your personal information in connection with law enforcement, fraud prevention, or other legal action; as required by law or regulation; or if Blue Mermaid reasonably believes it is necessary to protect Blue Mermaid, its customers or the public. In addition, we may share your personal information with business partners that help Blue Mermaid carry out transactions you request or that help Blue Mermaid to customize, analyze and/or improve our communication or relationship with you, and then only with business partners who share Blue Mermaid ‘s commitment to protecting your personal information. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes, without your consent.
Security Of Your Personal Information
Blue Mermaid is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, such as encryption, passwords, physical security, etc. While we take reasonable measures to protect your personal information, Blue Mermaid cannot ensure or warrant that the personal information or private communications you transmit to us will always remain private, and you make such transmissions at your own risk. If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, it is your responsibility to keep your password confidential. Do not share this information with anyone. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should always log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your information from subsequent users.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of Blue Mermaid Web Sites and services that depend on cookies.
Third-Party Web Sites And Services
Please be aware that other websites that may be accessed through our Web Site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third-party websites linked to Blue Mermaid Web Sites are not covered by this privacy statement. We generally use a special symbol to mark links that go to third-party sites, and we encourage you to review the privacy policies associated with the third-party sites.
Your California Privacy Rights
California legislation requires that certain disclosures be made available to California residents who provide information over the Internet that is used for direct marketing purposes. Specifically, any business that discloses a customer’s personally identifiable information to a third party for direct marketing purposes is required to provide a method for the customer to obtain the names, addresses, and certain other information for such third parties. If you are a California resident you may request this information from us by writing to us at the email address shown below. We are not obligated to respond to more than one such request per customer per calendar year.