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Privacy Policy

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Westerbeke Corporation Products

 

  1. What information do we collect? We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order or fill out a form.

    When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

    Google, as a third party vendor uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

  2. Automatic Information. Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type, version, and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and platform. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Flash Local Shared Objects), or similar data on certain parts of our Web site for fraud prevention and other purposes. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

  3. Mobile. Most mobile devices provide users with the ability to disable location services. Most likely, these controls are located in the device's settings menu. If you have questions about how to disable your device's location services, we recommend you contact your mobile service carrier or your device manufacturer.

  4. Information from Other Sources. Examples of information we receive from other sources include updated delivery and address information from our carriers or other third parties, which we use to correct our records.

  5. What do we use your information for? Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

    • To personalize your experience

      Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

    • To improve our website

      We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

    • To improve customer service

      Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.

    • To process transactions

      Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

  6. How do we protect your information? We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.

    We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

    After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, etc.) will not be kept on file for more than 120 days.

    It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log out when finished using a shared computer. 

  7. Do we use cookies? Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

    We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

    If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone or by contacting customer service.

  8. Do we disclose any information to outside parties? We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

  9. California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance. Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

    As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their account and going to the “Update My Information” page.

  10. Online Privacy Policy Only. This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

  11. Terms and Conditions. Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.westerbeke.com

  12. Your Consent. By using our site, you consent to our online privacy policy.

  13. Terms and Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions. If you choose to visit westerbeke.com, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our conditions of use including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Massachusetts. If you have any concern about privacy at westerbeke.com, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Policy and the terms and conditions of use may change also. You should check our Web site frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers. 

  14. Contacting Us. If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

WESTERBEKE CORPORATION
www.westerbeke.com
150 John Hancock Road
Taunton, MA 02780
United States
internet@westerbeke.com
508-823-7677