BayBoatBuzz.com respects the privacy of its users. This Privacy Statement only applies to information collected online through the BayBoatBuzz.com website and does not describe methods in which we may collect or use information obtained offline or through any means other than our website.
The information we collect falls into two categories: (1) information supplied by users of BayBoatBuzz.com when they register, list a boat for sale, perform a search, or inquire about a boat listed for sale; and (2) tracking information gathered as users navigate through our website and review our content. If you are a registered user listing a boat for sale, we also collect your registration information and information necessary to bill you for use of our site. We may also use your registration information to notify you of interested buyers. If you are a registered user of the site interested in buying a boat, we may collect your registration information so that we can notify interested sellers of your inquiries.
In order to tailor our website to the needs of users, we may keep track of pages visited by our users by placing a cookie on your hard drive. The cookie contains an ID number that allows us to track the pages visited by the visitor. We aggregate this data on the pages to track overall visitor/user traffic patterns. Cookies do not reveal personal identifying information; the only information a cookie may have is one you supply. Cookies do not record data off your hard drive. Most web browsers contain information on how you can be informed before accepting a cookie or to disable cookies entirely. If you do not accept cookies, some features on our website may not work for you.
Web Browser Levels and Web Beacons
We may use web beacons to further assist us in keeping track of how many users are accessing pages or listings on BayBoatBuzz.com. The web beacon is a small file, which allows us to track the number of users who view particular pages and listings. Browser level information is automatically collected by our web server. The web server collects limited information about your computer configuration when you visit our site, including your browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the resolution of your computer monitor, the website that may have referred you, and your IP address.
Use; Disclosure; and Security
Information we gather on our website is stored within Bay Boat Buzz, LLC-controlled databases (or databases hosted on our behalf) on servers maintained in protected environments. Private information you provide is secured for transmission over the internet using industry-standard secure sockets layer (SSL) encryption. However, no physical or electronic security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our servers or databases, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won’t be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the internet.
We may collect, or have a third party collect on our behalf, aggregated statistical information about how users utilize and navigate around our site, such as number of users who visit various pages within the site, what they click on, whether the scroll particular pages, fill out forms, etc. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. The information is used to improve our site. We may also disclose this aggregated information to third parties.