Commitment to your privacy
This website is owned and operated by Oceanic Global Foundation Corp. on behalf of Oceanic Global Foundation Corp., the Blue Standard and its world-wide affiliates (collectively “Oceanic Global”). We understand that you value your privacy. This policy governs information you provide to us or that we learn from your use of this website https://bluestandard.com/ and other contacts with Oceanic Global. It explains how we may collect, use, and in some instances share this information.
Last updated: July 20, 2022
Personal Information Defined
Oceanic Global considers “Personal Information” to include information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. Oceanic Global does not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.
Information Oceanic Global collects and how we use it
Information You Provide
We may ask you to provide us with Personal Information if you would like to participate in some activities available on, or benefit from services offered on, this website. Through the use of forms we may collect this information to help provide you with Oceanic Global services and respond to your requests.
If you choose to make a donation or other activity that requires payment, we may also ask for information required for billing and shipment, such as your credit card number, card verification value code, billing address, phone number, and email address. Oceanic Global will not share or sell a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations; and Oceanic Global will only share or sell personal information once the donor has given the charity specific permission to do so. This policy is applicable to both online and offline donors.
We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our supporter relations and donor relations teams.
We try to limit our requests for Personal Information to information we believe is minimally necessary to achieve our stated collection purposes.
We track website usage data to improve our website. We collect user information via Google Analytics data, Access and Error logs by our web servers, Flodesk for email collection, and Donorbox for donations. The information collected includes traffic patterns throughout our website using web logs, cookies, and similar technologies. This information includes a visitors’ Internet Protocol address (IP Address), browser type, browser version, pages visited, the time and date of visit, time spent on pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
This information is collected to help improve website flow and usability. In addition, when we send emails to our members and supporters, we track information on clicks-through to our website, including IP addresses. This is done to gauge the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and to discourage fraudulent use.
Our Usage of Personal Information
We process Personal Information as described above and also for such internal and service-related purposes as:
- To advance our mission including delivering information that may be of interest to our supporters;
- To conduct research and analysis in order to maintain and improve our website and advance our mission;
- To alert you to news updates and related developments, special offers, and other new Oceanic Global offerings. We provide you with controls so that you can determine whether or not you would like to continue to receive such communications if you so choose (as described below);
- To contact you in response to requests for information such as requests made through the “Contact Us” page of our web site.
We only retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the above purposes or as permitted or required by applicable law (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws) to resolves disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
Oceanic Global does not knowingly collect, maintain, or use any Personal Information from children under 13 years of age. If we become aware that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, we will promptly delete such information from our databases. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has used the website, then you may alert us at firstname.lastname@example.org and request that we delete that child’s Personal Information from our systems.
We make a good faith effort to provide you with access to your Personal Information to correct data that may be inaccurate or delete data at your request. If you would like to review the information in our files, correct it, or ask Oceanic Global to refrain from sending you information in the future, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com, or by writing to the postal address listed below. We may decline to process requests in limited circumstances, including where the request is excessive, may jeopardize the privacy of others, or where information is required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.
Oceanic Global transfer and information sharing policy
We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information collected on this website with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your permission. We may provide Personal Information to or permit access to Personal Information by vendors and service providers who are contracted to help us administer this website. These service providers may process Personal Information on our behalf or use Personal Information to assist Oceanic Global in administering our website. Oceanic Global does not otherwise share Personal Information about website users with third parties unless doing so is appropriate to carry out a user’s request or Oceanic Global reasonably believes that doing so is legally required or is in Oceanic Global’s interest to protect its property or other legal rights or the rights or property of others.
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California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California’s Shine the Light Law), California residents with an established business relationship with us can request information once a year about sharing their Personal Data with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.
If you’d like to request more information under the California Shine the Light law, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us using the contact information provided below.
California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions Code Section 22581)
California Business and Professions Code section 22581 allow California residents under the age of 19 who are registered users of online sites, services or applications to request and obtain removal of content or information they have publicly posted. To request removal of such data, and it you are a California resident, you can contact us using the contact information below, and include the email address associated with your account. Be aware that a request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.
International visitors and customers – European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR lists eight data subject rights that companies have an obligation to uphold. They are:
- The right to information about what happens to personal data
- The right to a copy of collected data and any supplementary information for context
- The right to have inaccurate data corrected
- The right to have personal data erased (under certain circumstances)
- The right to limit how data is used
- The right to receive a report of what data has been collected
- The right to order that data processing cease
- The right not to be subject to decisions made based on automated data processing
We will retain and evaluate information on your recent visits to our website and how you move around different sections of our website for analytics purposes to understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive. However, this website is hosted in the United States. If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States, where a statutory level of data protection applies that is not comparable to the level of data protection within the EEA. Whenever such transfer occurs, it is based on the standard contractual clauses (according to EU Commission Decision 87/2010/EC or any future replacement) in order to contractually provide that your Personal Data is subject to a level of data protection that applies within the EEA. You may obtain a redacted copy (from which commercial information and information that is not relevant has been removed) of such standard contractual clauses by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or the postal address listed below.
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244 Washington Avenue, Apt 2
Brooklyn, NY 11205