Website Policies

Privacy Policy, Web Site Terms and Conditions & Website Terms of Use


1) Terms

By accessing this web site (hereinafter also referred to as Reef Rescue Foundation or RRF) you are agreeing to be bound by RRF's Website Policies, which include the "Privacy Policy", "Web Site Terms and Conditions" as well as the "Website Terms of Use".

By using RRF's website you agree that you are responsible for compliance with any & all applicable local laws and regulations. If you do not agree with any of these Website Policies, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.


2) Use License

a) Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or other material) on RRF's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not - without permission of the owner(s);

i) modify or copy the materials;

ii) use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

iii) attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on RRF's web site;

iv) remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

v) transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

b) This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by RRF at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.


3) Disclaimer

The materials on Reef Rescue Foundation's web site are provided "as is". Reef Rescue Foundation makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Reef Rescue Foundation does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


4) Limitations

In no event shall Reef Rescue Foundation, its subsidiaries or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Reef Rescue Foundation's Internet site, even if Reef Rescue Foundation or a Reef Rescue Foundation authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.


5) Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Reef Rescue Foundation's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Reef Rescue Foundation does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Reef Rescue Foundation may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Reef Rescue Foundation does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


 6) Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

a) The following outlines our privacy policy.

i) Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

ii) We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

iii) We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

iv) We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

v) Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

vi) We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

vii) We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.


b) The following outlines our policy regarding Logs

Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. These may or may not include, or shall be limited to;

i) Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses*

ii) Browser Types

iii) Internet Service Providers (ISP's)

iv) Referring / Exit Pages

v) Platform Types

vi) Dates & Times

vii) Number of Clicks, in order to e.g.

(1) analyze trends,

(2) administer the site,

(3) track user's movement in the aggregate, and

(4) gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

* Note: IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


c) Cookies

This site also uses what is commonly referred to as “Cookies” !

i) A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user.

ii) If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options.

d) Advertisers

We may at times use 3rd party companies to display ads on our site. These ads also may contain cookies and/or web beacons to collect data in the ad serving process and are collected by such 3rd party companies, and we do not have access to this information.


7) Links

Reef Rescue Foundation's privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

a) Reef Rescue Foundation has not reviewed and will not review any of the sites which have established Links or have “LINKED” to its web site and is not responsible for the contents or the privacy practices of any such sites linking to Reef Rescue.

The inclusion of any link on 3rd party sites does not imply an endorsement by Reef Rescue Foundation of these sites. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

b) Reef Rescue Foundation’s Web site also contains links to other sites.Please be aware that we are neither responsible for the contents nor the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.


8) Site Policies Modifications

Reef Rescue Foundation may revise these policies at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Policy, Terms and Conditions of Use.


9) Governing Law

Any claim relating to Reef Rescue Foundation web site shall be governed by the laws of the Country of Panama without regard to its conflict of law provisions.


10) Contact Information

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.