I. What information is collected?
Our company requires and retains personal contact information and boat and/or vessel information from our members and vendors. The required information is used to effectively and accurately create, maintain, and display Boat-chek.com's classified services. The required information as to boats and vessels varies with each site of the Boat-chek.com network depending on the industry and its relevant data.
Some sites in the Boat-chek.com network utilize cookies in order to provide members and merchants with a more personalized experience by remembering who you are when you revisit the site. Cookies also track visitor activity and traffic patterns among the sites so that we can identify users' interests and behavior. With this information, we can improve existing user services and develop new products appropriate for our audience.
II. How is the information collected?
Members are requested to submit personal and vessel information using a profile template for personal info and a classified template for the vessel information and description. Users unwilling to pass personal information online can choose to work with a sales representative or customer service representative to utilize member services.
III. How information will be used?
Resale and Disclosure of Information Buyboatnow.com, Inc. reserves the right to sell or disclose some personal information collected on our site to third parties. We may provide third parties with non-exclusive, limited use of our collected information in order for the third party to promote and market the third party's service. Any right of the third party to distribute, transfer, transmit, or re-sell our information is prohibited.
Privacy of Boat-chek.com Email Lists
We collect and record personal information in order to maintain email lists. We utilize the emails to keep members informed of the site services, site performance, promotions, and offer information regarding industry related services and products.
IV. User choices in receiving and distribution of information
Boat-chek.com Email Lists: Dealer members receive monthly emails informing them of special promotions and advertising tips. Dealers wishing not to receive the mailer can send a request via email to be removed from the mailing list. Private party members automatically receive an email to confirm their placement on our site and to give them the necessary information to edit and delete their classified ads. Private parties also receive notification of ad renewal opportunities. Boat-chek.com reserves the right to include third party advertisements that provide additional services to members in the confirmation emails.
Third Party Distribution: Private party members may receive information directly from third parties that have related services. Private parties that do not wish to receive the third party information can opt-out of the service at the time they place an ad with Boat-chek.com. Third parties receive only the needed personal information in order to effectively target members' needs and interests. Third parties have non-exclusive, limited use of the information provided by Boat-chek.com, Inc. Any right of the third party to distribute, transfer, transmit, or re-sell Buyboatnow.com, Inc.'s information is prohibited.
California Residents: Under the "Shine the Light" law, California residents have a right to request and obtain information regarding Boat-chek.com's disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Residents may obtain a list of the names and addresses of all such third parties as well as a list of the categories of personal information that was disclosed.
If you are a California resident and wish to make a request or want additional information, contact us at
Attention: Private Party Manager
1748 Independence Boulevard Suite F-6
Sarasota, Florida 34234
V. Data Security
Personal Information: To protect the member's account information, Boat-chek.com assigns each member with either a unique user name or password. These unique identifiers are disclosed to the user via email immediately upon joining the Boat-chek.com network. Only members have the ability to modify their personal information and delete their ads as needed.
Credit Card Transactions: Boat-chek.com uses Verisign Certification and secure servers to transmit all online credit card transactions in an encrypted format.
Quality and Access Members may access their information 24 hours a day using their designated user name and password. Members may modify or delete their information as needed.