Privacy Policy

The Beach Co-op respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information that you share with us. Generally, you can browse through our website without giving us any information about yourself. When we do need your personal information to provide services that you request or when you choose to provide us with your personal information, this policy describes how we collect and use your personal information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, email address, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, birth date, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests, other information when needed to provide a service you requested.

When you browse our website, you do so anonymously, unless you have previously indicated that you wish The Beach Co-op to remember your details. We don’t automatically collect personal information, including your email address.

We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our website you visit and how long you spend there, but we do not link your IP address to any personal information unless you have logged in to our website. Like many other commercial websites, The Beach Co-op website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site.

The Beach Co-op will not transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, we may only transfer that information within The Beach Co-op or to The Beach Co-op’s third-party partners with your permission. In line with the GDPR we will always give you the opportunity to opt in to our mailing list and without your consent we will not add you to our mailing list to receive direct marketing or market research information. Without your opt-in consent historic data will be deleted.

Information sharing and disclosure

The Beach Co-op may send your personal information to other companies or people under any of the following circumstances: when we have your consent to share the information; we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of The Beach Co-op to provide a product or service to you (we will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose); or we want to keep you up to date on the latest product announcements, software updates, special offers or other information we think you’d like to hear about either from us or from our business partners (unless you have opted out of these types of communications). We will also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our website.

Cookies

We may place small text files called ‘cookies’ on your device when you visit our website.These files do not contain personal data, but they do contain a personal identifier allowing us to associate your personal data with a certain device. These files serve a number of useful purposes for you, including:

  • tailoring our website’s functionality to you personally by letting us remember your preferences;
  • improving how our website performs;
  • allowing third parties to provide services to our website; and
  • allowing third parties to provide services to our website; and
  • helping us deliver targeted advertising where appropriate in compliance with the applicable laws

Your internet browser generally accepts cookies automatically, but you can often change this setting to stop accepting them. You can also delete cookies manually. However, no longer accepting cookies or deleting them will prevent you from accessing certain aspects of our website where cookies are necessary. Many websites use cookies and you can find out more about them at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Third party cookies:
Some of our business partners use their own cookies or widgets on our website. We have no access to or control over them. Information collected by any of those cookies or widgets is governed by the privacy policy of the company that created it, and not by us.

Data Security

The Beach Co-op safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, and so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.

Third Party Sites

Our website may contain links to websites operated by other companies. The Beach Co-op does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies. Some of these third-party sites may have permission to include The Beach Co-op logo, even though they are not operated or maintained by The Beach Co-op. Although we choose our business partners carefully, The Beach Co-op is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites operated by third parties that are linked to our site. Once you have left our website, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third-party website to determine how they will handle any information they collect from you.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Beach Co-op will amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will make that information available by posting a notice on this site.

Privacy Inquiries

The Beach Co-op is responsible for the processing of your personal information, and requests to exercise your rights as stated above shall be addressed to lisathebeachcoop@gmail.com.

If you are a resident of the EU/EEA, and have a complaint regarding the processing of your personal information by The Beach Co-op you are entitled to report such dissatisfaction to the applicable supervisory authority in your country of residence.

If you can’t find the answer to your queries, do not hesitate to email us at lisathebeachcoop@gmail.com