We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you visit SantaMonicaBeaches.com. as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard your information.
We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
SantaMonicaBeaches.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness, and integrity in all of our operations.
Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our visitors' privacy on our website.
SantaMonicaBeaches.com collects personally identifiable information from visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis.
Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, e-mail address, company name, and telephone number.
This information is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, or sign up to join our e-mail list or request some other service information from us.
This information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our website.
Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.
The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the site's pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables SantaMonicaBeaches.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as "web bugs", and are commonly used by websites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic.
They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a website.
No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our website.
Your browser can be set to accept or reject cookies, or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with your experience on our website.
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13.
We operate our website in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and we will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information to analyze trends, to administer the website, to track visitors' use and movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our visitors as a whole.
The information collected is used solely for internal review and is not shared with other organizations for commercial use.
If SantaMonicaBeaches.com is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our website may transfer to the new owner as part of the sale in order that the services being provided to you may continue.
In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchases honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
If you have submitted personal information through our website and would like that information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, please contact us through our "Contact Us" page.
This is a disclosure that this website and blog may generate advertising income and accepts advertising/ads, and text links.