Section 1: How We Use Your Information
By visiting The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC, you consent to the terms included in this Privacy Statement. Visiting our site typically will not require registration, so you may visit without telling us who you are. However, when you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. In the event The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC has a concern regarding the identity of the natural person making a processing request, we may request additional information to confirm your identity. We may collect and use Personal Data to provide you with products or services which we think may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes which are evident from the circumstance or about which we inform you when we collect Personal Data from you.
When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates. You may opt out at any time by contacting our Privacy Compliance Officer.
Section 2: Controller
The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC processes personal data both as a Processor and Controller as defined in the GDPR (1). The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC is an entity with whom you enter into an agreement when you use our platform. The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC will be the controller for User data. The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC will also be the Processor of all data. The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC adheres to the Directive of 1995 and the GDPR from May 25, 2018. Consequently, The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC processes all data provided by its Users with accounts in its European Data Region in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) only.
All data collected by The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC will be stored exclusively in secure hosting facilities provided by Shopify, Printful, Squarespace, Mailchimp, HotJar, Constant Contact and Sumo. All hosting is performed in accordance with the highest security regulations. All internal transfers of data in the EEA are done in accordance with this data processing agreement.
(1) General Data Protection Regulation, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016R0679 (May 25, 2018)
Section 3: Consent
When you provide us with Personal Data to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, you give us your consent to access and use that specific Data.
If we ask for your Personal Data for an additional reason, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to opt out of sharing that Data.
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing us at:
PO Box 1502 West Dennis MA 02670
Section 4: Disclosure – Your Rights
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC promises to never process Personal Data that may reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or data concerning a person’s health or sexual orientation without explicit consent, unless doing so with Personal Data that has been made public by the User.
We may use automated decision making in processing your personal information for some services and products. You can request a manual review of the accuracy of an automated decision if you are unhappy with it.
Section 5: International Privacy Laws
Section 6: Third Party Services
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
By using our website, you (the User) agree to allow third parties to process your IP address in order to determine your location for the purpose of currency conversion. You also agree to have that currency stored in a session cookie in your browser (a temporary cookie which gets automatically removed when you close your browser). We do this in order for the selected currency to remain selected and consistent when browsing our website so that the prices can convert to your (the visitor) local currency.
When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and we encourage you to read their privacy statements.
Section 7: Security
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Blue Ocean or guarantee that your Personal Data may not be accessed, disclosed, or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical and managerial safeguards.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
Section 8: Age of Consent
By using this site, you represent that you are at least sixteen years of age or older.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
Section 10: Data Retention
Billing information is retained for a period of seven (7) years in accordance with accounting and taxation laws. Information related to legal transactions with Blue Ocean is retained for a period of ten (10) years.
In the unlikely event The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC has released data to the public and erasure has been requested, we will take all steps reasonably necessary to inform other Data Controllers that you have requested your Data be deleted or erased.
You may contact The Blue Ocean Life Company LLC at any time should you wish to access or amend any Personal Data we have stored about you, or request that we delete any Data we have stored. At your request, any reference to you or Personal Data will be deleted and blocked in our database. In most instances, we will take action on your request immediately, but in rare cases it may take up to one month to process the request. You may also update or correct your Personal Data at any time by contacting our Privacy Compliance Officer, and you can confirm that we have made any requested changes or deletions to your Personal Data by contacting us and requesting a Statement of Confirmation of Erasure.
[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]
PO Box 1502 West Dennis MA 02670