Privacy

Riptide Products privacy policy
Data Protection


The following is the covering Data Protection Statement that “Riptide Products” fully adheres to:

“Riptide Products” follows the Data Protection Act 1998 and is committed to follow the eight principles laid out in the Act. Any data supplied by an individual to “Riptide Products” will not be used in a manner, which is contrary to these principles.

Data will be held in a secure manner, protected from unauthorised access and use and not be passed to a third party unless the positive assent is first obtained from any individual directly affected. “Riptide Products” recognise the rights of an individual and will ensure they are fully complied with.
Privacy Policy

The following is the covering Privacy Statement that “Riptide Products” fully adheres to.
Information Collection and Use

“Riptide Products” is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. “Riptide Products” collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.
Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that “Riptide Products” are not responsible for 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. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Sharing

We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. A Per Session cookie* is used on this to allow us to remember any details you post via an online enqiury/quotation request form. This means that if you choose to get a quotation from a different broker it will save you re-entering your personal details. Once you close your browser, the cookie simply terminates. If you reject the cookie, you may still use our site but will need to re-enter name, phone number etc for each form you complete.

* A “per Session cookie”, which contains a random ID number automatically allocated to your computer by the webserver for the duration of your visit. It is meant to make your use of the Site faster and easier. It will be automatically removed from your computer when you close your browser.
Surveys

From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as postcode, age). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Security

This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, your information is protected both on-line and off-line.

We do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Our systems are password-protected and ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter, as well as any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and/or reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customers’ information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment, in a locked server case, in a locked secure room.

If you have any questions about the security at our Web site, you can send an eMail to webmaster@RiptideProducts.com
Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we would notify users by way of an eMail. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.
Correction/Updating Personal Information

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your postcode), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done by eMailing the “Riptide Products” (customer.service@RiptideProducts.com).

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