Data Collection Policy
Like most website operators, theusmarines.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. theusmarines.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how theusmarines.com’s visitors use its website.
We also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We do not use IP addresses to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
theusmarines.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of project administrators, employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on theusmarines.com’s behalf or to provide services available through theusmarines.com, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using theusmarines.com, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
theusmarines.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to project administrators, employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, theusmarines.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, if you give permission to have your information shared, or when theusmarines.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of theusmarines.com, third parties, or the public at large.
Use of personal information
We use the information you provide and sign up for our newsletters to send you email marketing communication which may be of interest to you from time to time. If you have consented to marketing, you may opt out later.
We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.
Legal grounds for processing personal information
We rely on one or more of the following processing conditions:
- our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of information and services to you;
- explicit consent that you have given;
- legal obligations.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Third Party Links
Our website may contain links to other websites provided by third parties not under our control. When following a link and providing information to a 3rd-party website, please be aware that we are not responsible for the data provided to that third party. So when you visit other websites, even when you click on a link posted on theusmarines.com, you should read their own privacy policies.
To manage our automatic data collection, we may place tags (often referred to as “web beacons”) on pages on this site or in emails we send to you. Web beacons are small files that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies, and they may be used for a variety of purposes, such as counting the number of visitors to theusmarines.com, analyzing how users navigate around the site, assessing how many emails that we send are actually opened and which articles or links are viewed by visitors.
We also use third-party web analytics services, such as Google Analytics, on the Site, to provide us with statistics and other information about visitors to the Site.
“Do Not Track” Signals. Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “do not track” signal to websites and online services you visit. At this time there is no consensus among industry participants as to the meaning of “do not track” in this context. Like many other websites, theusmarines.com is not configured to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers.
Finally, companies that provide certain third-party apps, tools, widgets, and plug-ins that may appear on this site (for example, Facebook “Like” buttons), also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. This information collection is subject to the privacy policies or notices of those providers.
- theusmarines.com shall include any information or services made available by us, regardless of the medium, and shall include, without limitation any affiliated websites, mobile applications, videos, products and applications we make available. We reserve the right at any time, and from time to time, to modify, suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently) theusmarines.com, or any part of the site, with or without notice.
- theusmarines.com is not intended for users under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, do not use the Site and do not provide us with any personal information.
- We make no claims that theusmarines.com or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to theusmarines.com may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access theusmarines.com from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
theusmarines.com deals with copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). You may not post, upload, or otherwise place any content or information on this site that belongs to a third party, unless you have the legal right to do so. If you believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced on our site without authorization in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.