The Breakwater Inn & Spa is committed to safeguarding your privacy while visiting its website. Our goal is to provide you with an Internet experience that delivers the information, resources and services that the Res has to offer and is relevant to your needs.
This policy will cover two types of information gathered at the Site: personal and aggregated. The term 'personal information' refers to data you voluntarily provide while using the Site that identifies you and/or the company on whose behalf you are accessing and using the Site.
Examples of personal information may include data in connection with our services, such as your name, e-mail address, phone number, company affiliation, physical address and/or certain other personal information.
The term 'aggregated data' refers to general information regarding Site visitors and users that relates specifically to the Site, e.g. traffic patterns, number of visits to certain pages, visits from other web sites or to third-party web sites linked to the Site, use of particular services and interest in services, information or features of the Site or other parties made available through or found at the Site.
What information is collected about you? How do we use it?
The Breakwater Inn & Spa takes the utmost care to ensure that the personal information we obtain from you is not used in a way that you may not be aware of or may not be agreeable to.
You may wish to submit an information request about the Resort, participate in one of our promotions or subscribe to our e-mail or postal mail lists. In response, we may ask for information such as your name and postal address. In the event you opt to provide us with this information, we will only use it for the purpose specified by you at the bottom of the information gathering form. In deciding whether or not to join such lists, please note that they are only used for The Breakwater Inn & Spa purposes.
We do not sell, rent or share any of your personal information with any other party including third-party joint promoters, nor use it for commercial purposes.
Permission for Use
Please do not request any such communications on behalf of an individual or company if you are not authorized to make the request.
Withdrawing Consent to Use
Use of Aggregated Data
The Breakwater Inn & Spa is interested in improving the Site and may develop and offer new features and services. We monitor aggregated data regarding use of the Site for marketing purposes and to study, improve and promote use of the Site. In connection with such purposes, The Breakwater Inn & Spa may share aggregated data with third parties collectively and in an anonymous way.
Disclosure of aggregated data does not reveal personal information about individual Site users in any way that identifies who they are or how to contact them.
The Breakwater Inn & Spa has two exceptions to these limits on use of personal information:
- The Breakwater Inn & Spa may monitor and, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is required, disclose information to protect the security, property, assets and/or rights of The Breakwater Inn & Spa from unauthorized use, or misuse, of the Site or anything found at the Site.
- The Breakwater Inn & Spa may disclose information when required by law; however, only to the extent necessary and in a manner that seeks to maintain the privacy of the individual.
To enable features at the Site, The Breakwater Inn & Spa may assign one or more 'cookies' to your Internet browser. Cookies, among other things, speed navigation though our Site, keep track of information so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our Site, and may provide you with customized content.
A cookie is an Internet mechanism composed of a small text file containing a unique identification number that permits a web server to send small pieces of information or text by means of your browser and place them on your computer's hard drive for storage. This text lets the web server know if you have previously visited the web page. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user.
You may occasionally receive cookies from unaffiliated companies or organizations, to the extent that they place advertising on our Site or are linked to the Site. These third-party cookies may collect information about you when you 'click' on their advertising or content or link. This practice is standard in the Internet industry.
Children's Privacy & Parental Consent
Please be aware that The Breakwater Inn & Spa has designed this Site to be used for information only purposes by all ages. However, as with any Site parental consent is encouraged.
You must be at least 18 years old to make reservations and/or submit personal information on our Site.
Should The Breakwater Inn & Spa inadvertently acquire personal information or any other data from users under the age of 18, The Breakwater Inn & Spa will not knowingly provide this data to any third party for any purpose whatsoever, and any subsequent disclosure would be due to the fact the user under 18 used the Site and submitted personal information without solicitation by or permission from The Breakwater Inn & Spa.
Links Provided to Other Sites
The Breakwater Inn & Spa may provide links to a number of other web sites that we believe might offer you useful information and services. However, those sites may not follow the same privacy policies of The Breakwater Inn & Spa. Therefore, we are not responsible for the privacy policies or the actions of third parties, including without limitation, any web site owners whose sites may be reached through this Site, nor can we control the activities of those web sites.
We urge you to contact the relevant parties controlling these sites by accessing their on-line policies for the relevant information about their data collection practices before submitting any personal information or other sensitive data.
What Information is Secure? What isn't?
E-mail communication to and from our site is not secure unless clearly noted otherwise. This is a risk inherent in the use of e-mail. Please be aware of this when requesting information or sending forms to us by e-mail.
When working with our internal database created online opt-in activity on www.thebreakwaterinn.com site, we employ industry standard encryption technologies to help protect consumer data.
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