Close icon

Privacy Policy

Revision Date: March 1, 2019

Rock The Ocean Foundation Privacy Policy

We have developed this policy to communicate our practices regarding information collection, management, and use relating to your visit(s) to our website ( ) (the “Site”) including mobile versions of the Site as well as media channels connected with the Site.   Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to this policy.  Accordingly, if you do not agree with the terms of this policy or our disclosed use of your information, please do not access or use the Site.  

Collection and Use of Information

Other than information that you affirmatively provide us directly or through third party services providers (such as third parties we use for advertising or promotion) and your IP address, we do not actively collect any information through the Site that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address (“personal information”).  We collect the personal information that you give us through the Site, such as when you use the “Contact” feature, sign up to receive newsletters, updates, coupons, announcements or invitations, or register for sweepstakes, incentives, or other events, or when you contact us by e-mail.   Similarly, we collect personal information that you may direct or authorize to be sent to us, such as when you submit or “click” a lead form or perform a similar function directed to us on a third party site, such as Facebook or other site on which we advertise or post information about our services.  Providing us with this information is voluntary and not required in order to visit or use the Site.  

We use this information to respond to your comments or questions or as related to the purpose for which you submitted the information, to sponsor or conduct sweepstakes, to educate regarding ocean conservation, or to contact you about other publications, events, or services provided by us or other third parties, and other educational, promotional, and commercial activities as needed.  In addition, we may use or disclose the information to administer sweepstakes or promotions, deliver targeted advertisement and/or coupons, fulfill and manage online purchase, process payments and refunds, increase the efficiency and operation of the Site, request feedback and troubleshoot issues, and other commercial purposes consistent with the law. 

This Site is intended for use by businesses and individuals.  The Site is not designed for children and it not our intent to collect any information from children.  If you are not an adult, please do not use the Site. 

Cookies, Log Files and Derivative Information

We also receive non-personally identifiable information through “cookies” and log files when you access our Site.  A “cookie” is a small text file that is saved to and, during subsequent visits, retrieved from, your computer or mobile device.  The Site uses cookies to enhance and simplify your visit.  We do not use cookies to disclose identifying information to third parties.  Certain technical information, such as your IP address, page views, operating system, web browser software, and referring and destination website, is collected automatically from your computer.  Cookies allow us, for example, to monitor how many people are using our Site, how often an IP address visits our Site, the length of the Site visit, and related diagnostic information.  We collect and use the information gathered from cookies and log files solely to generate broad demographic and user statistics to improve the content and quality of our Site.  We do not link any information obtained from cookies or log files to personal information.  While we may provide anonymous statistics to reputable third parties, but these statistics will not enable any third party to identify individuals or individual businesses.  The data collected by our servers and/or through cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above.  If you choose, you can easily erase, block, or disable cookies from your computer or mobile device using your browser.  Please check your Internet browser software or software supplier if you wish to block or erase cookies.   

A ”log file” is an automatic record of events that occur on the Side is maintained on the Site or by our service provider.  We use log files to record the URL visited, the title of the page visited, the resolution of the user’s monitor and size of the browser window, the referring address, if any, the time it took to fetch and render the page, a unique session identifier, allowing us to view a series of page views as a coherent visit, and other non-personal information regarding your visit to the Site. 

In addition to the information specifically addressed above, our systems also automatically collects other derivative information when you visit the Site, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, access times, and pages you visited before and after accessing the Site.  


If you give us your e-mail address, we may send marketing and promotional e-mails, newsletters, updates, advisories, alerts or blogs, and other Rock The Ocean publications and announcements to you from time to time.  Any automated e-mails will include directions on how to unsubscribe from such automated e-mails should you no longer wish to receive them. 

Disclosure of Information

Ways in which we may disclose information include: to comply with law or protect the safety of our users or others; or with service providers performing services on our behalf; other third party advertisers for the purpose of conducting general business analysis; and third party advertisers for marketing purposes if permitted by applicable law.  Any service providers employed by us will have access to your personal information solely to the extent necessary to enable them to perform services on our behalf. 

Online Tracking

Please note that the Site does not support “Do Not Track” browser settings and does not currently participate in any “Do Not Track” frameworks that would allow us to respond to signals or other mechanisms from you regarding the collection of your personal or non-personally identifiable information. 

Information Security

Our Site employs industry standard information security measures designed to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of information you provide us through the Site.  We take steps to protect against, but are not responsible for, unauthorized access to information by hackers or other third parties who obtain access through illegal means. 

Linked Sites

We may, from time to time, include links to external websites.  This includes, but is not limited to, a link to providers that provide merchandise fulfillment and related services as well as third party sites related to the mission of Rock The Ocean Foundation. The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of our control over such external website or the products or services offered on such site(s).  If you link to a third party site from our Site, any information you reveal on that side is not subject to this Privacy Policy.  For questions about such third party site’s privacy and data policies, you should consult such entity’s or sites’ privacy policy. 

Illegal Purposes

Users are strictly prohibited from accessing or using the Site for any illegal purposes. 

Limitation of Liability

Rock The Ocean Foundation is not liable for any damages, including in contract, warranty, tort, product liability, or any other theory of liability, relating to your use of or inability to use the Site.  


If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please send an e-mail to us.  

Effective Date

This policy is effective as of March 1, 2019.   We may revise this policy at any time by posting a new privacy policy on our Site.  Please check this Site periodically for any such changes.  Your continued use of this Site after we post a revised policy signifies your agreement to the revised policy. 

All Rights Reserved. © 2024 Rock The Ocean. Privacy Policy

Rock The Ocean is a registered 501(c)(3) in the US

Web Design by DesignUps