COASTVIEW PRIVACY POLICY

 

Please read and understand this privacy policy before using the services offered by CoastView LLC. This privacy policy governs your use of the software application CoastView for mobile devices that was created by CoastView LLC, and sets forth the conditions for your use of the CoastView website and the services, features, content, applications or widgets offered by CoastView LLC (collectively, the “Service”).

The Service facilitates the browsing, selection, downloading, and offline viewing of image libraries and maps based on either user location or a user selected travel route. The Service is provided mainly through the Software.

CoastView LLC knows that you take your privacy seriously and so do we. We are committed to giving you transparency of our privacy practices and control over your data in connection with the CoastView (the Application) Service (as defined in the CoastView Terms of Use). CoastView obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register. This Privacy Policy covers CoastView’s treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") and other data that CoastView may gather when you are using CoastView's Service. CoastView LLC will take all reasonable steps to ensure the privacy and security of this data.

The Application obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Application. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us. You agree that Coastal and Ocean Resources reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, CoastView (or any part thereof) with or without notice in its sole discretion. You understand and agree that CoastView shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of CoastView.

When you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide registration information; (b) transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download or use applications from us; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help; (d) credit card information for purchase and use of the Application, and; (e) information you enter into our system when using the Application, such as contact information and project management information.

You agree that you are solely and fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password, and are solely and fully responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password. You agree that CoastView cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to maintain confidentiality. You understand and agree that all information, data, text, or other materials posted on the CoastView system, are the sole responsibility of the person who posted them, and not the responsibility of CoastView, Coastal and Ocean Resources and its subcontractors. You also agree that CoastView may make changes to this privacy policy at any time.

 

Will There Be Changes To This Privacy Policy?

CoastView may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time as well as the Terms of Use. If we make material changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our Service or sending you an email. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when they use the Service after such changes have been first posted.

 

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

Automatically Collected Information: In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, and your mobile device operating system.

Personal Information You Provide to Us: We receive and store any information when you register, when you enter information on our Service or provide to us information in any other way. The types of Personal Information collected may include your email address and use information regarding your use of our Service. The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as allowing you to set up a user account and profile, improving the content and functions of the Service, and communicating with you.

Analytics Services

This application uses Analytics Services, i.e. Google Analytics, Inapptics, Branch and Fabric. These services may collect and store certain data about your activity in this app and track user interaction activity. For more information, see the Privacy Policy of Google Analytics (available at www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html), Inapptics (available at https://inapptics.com/privacy-policy.html), Branch (available at https://branch.io/policies/#privacy) and Fabric (available at https://fabric.io/privacy). We are using the information collected by Analytics Services to understand the user behavior and improve the user experience in this application.

Is Personal Information About Me Secure?

We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. If you choose to register, your CoastView account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your mobile device. CoastView endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, CoastView cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.

 

Links to Third Party Sites and Services

CoastView may contain direct links to other Internet sites. However, please be aware that CoastView LLC does not control and is not responsible for the content, privacy practices and other terms and conditions governing the use of such other Internet sites or any other Internet sites which are linked to such sites. When you access third party websites, you do so at your own risk. These other websites are not under CoastView LLC control, and you acknowledge that CoastView LLC is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of such websites or resources. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by CoastView LLC or any association with its operators. You further acknowledge and agree that CoastView LLC shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.

 

Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

When using the mobile application in real-time mode, the GPS or similar technology is used to determine your current location and display this location on a map. CoastView LLC will not use or share your location with other users, partners, or 3rd parties.

If you do not want your location used for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application.

 

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

We may share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;

  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;

  • if CoastView LLC is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

  •  

What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

 

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided information for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at info@coastviewapp.com and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to be fully functional.

 

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

 

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

 

What If I Have Questions Or Concerns?

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at info@coastviewapp.com.