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HOVIE SUP PRIVACY POLICY

To help us achieve our goal of providing the highest quality products and services, we use information from our interactions with you and other customers, as well as from other parties. Because we respect your privacy, we have implemented procedures to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe, secure and responsible manner.

We have posted this privacy policy in order to explain our information collection practices and the choices you have about the way information is collected and used. As we continue to develop our Web site and take advantage of advances in technology to improve the services we offer, this privacy policy likely will change.

We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on January 1, 2016.

The information we collect generally, you may browse the Web Site without providing any personally identifiable information. However, we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information at various times and places on this Web Site. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, you may not be able to access all of this Web Site or participate in all of its features.

We receive and store any personally identifiable information you enter on the Web Site, whenever you shop with Hovie SUP– online or information you give us in any other way. For example, we may collect the following personally identifiable information: your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. If you use a credit or debit card or pay by check, we will also include your account number.

When you register with us as an online customer, we may ask for additional information.

From your purchases and other interactions with us, we obtain information concerning the specific products or services you purchase or use.
When you visit this Web Site, our web server automatically collect anonymous information such as log data and IP addresses. We may use the automatically collected information for a number of purposes, such as improving our site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions.

How we use the information we collect:

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

1. To complete your purchase transactions

2. To provide the services you request

3. To send you our catalogs and other offerings by mail

4. To keep you informed about the status of your orders

5. To identify your product and service preferences, so we can notify you of new or additional products, services, and promotions that might be of interest to you

6. To notify you of product recalls or provide other information concerning products you have purchased

7. To improve our merchandise selections, customer service, and overall shopping experience

SERVICE PROVIDERS

We also may disclose information to outside companies that help us bring you the products and services we offer. For example, we may work with an outside company to: (a) manage a database of customer information; (b) assist us in distributing e-mails; (c) assist us with direct marketing and data collection; (d) provide us storage and analysis; (d) provide fraud prevention; and (e) other services designed to assist us in maximizing our business potential. We require that these outside companies agree to keep confidential all information we share with them and to use the information only to perform their obligations in the agreements.

BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

We may transfer or share a copy of personal information about you in the event that Hovie SUP or one of its properties, affiliates or subsidiaries, goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets. You will be notified via email or prominent notice on our web site prior to a change of ownership or control of your personal information, if your personal information will be used contrary to this policy. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to interfere with the ability of Hovie SUP to transfer all or part of its business and/or assets to an affiliate or independent third party at any time, for any purpose, without any limitation whatsoever. Hovie SUP specifically reserves the right to transfer or share a copy of personally identifiable information collected from its websites to the buyer of that portion of its business relating to that information.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAW

We may provide access to information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web Site, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors of this Web Site or the public.

Your choices regarding use of the information we collect: We provide you with a number of choices regarding our handling of your nonpublic personally identifiable information.

DIRECT MAIL OR TELEPHONE MARKETING

If you wish to be removed from the list of customers that receive direct mail or telemarketing calls, please either:

1. Write to:

Hovie SUP Customer Relations
1800 Northgate Blvd. Unit B1
Sarasota FL 34234

2. Call at 941-894-9900

If you choose to write to us, please include your name, address and credit card account number (if you have one), and state one of the following:

“NO MAIL OFFERS” (if you don’t want to receive offers by mail);
“NO PHONE OFFERS” (if you don’t want to receive offers by phone); or
“NO PHONE OR MAIL OFFERS” (if you don’t want to receive either).

Because customer lists often are prepared well in advance of an offering (sometimes few months before the offer is made), you may continue to receive some offers after you send us a request not to use your information for specified marketing purposes. We appreciate your patience and understanding in giving us time to carry out your request.

COOKIES AND HOW WE USE THEM

Cookies: A “cookie” is a small data file stored by your Web browser on your computer’s hard drive. It allows us to recognize your computer (but not specifically who is using it) upon entering our site by associating the identification numbers in the cookie with other customer information you have provided us. That customer information is stored on our secured database.

We use cookies to keep track of what you have in your shopping cart and to remember you when you return to the Web Site as well as to identify the pages you click on during your visit to our site and the name of the Web site you visited immediately before clicking to rivierapaddlesurf.com. We use this information to improve our site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions. You can, of course, disable cookies on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. However, it is possible that some parts of our Web Site will not operate correctly if you disable cookies.

We may contract with third parties who may use cookies and collect information on our behalf or provide services such as credit card processing, shipping, promotional services or data management. We call them our Customer Care Partners. These third parties are prohibited by our contract with them from sharing that information with anyone other than us or our other Customer Care Partners. However, we respect your right to choose whether to be included in such services. If you would like to opt out of these services, please call our customer service department.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Protecting children’s privacy is important to us. Our Web Site is a general audience site. We do not collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our Web Site is targeted to attract anyone under 13. We also do not send email correspondence to anyone who tells us that they are under the age of 13 without their parent’s consent.

Children under the age of 13 should always ask their parents or guardians for permission before providing any personal information to anyone online. We urge parents and guardians to participate in their children’s online activities and use parental control or other web filtering technology to supervise children’s access to the web.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

While visiting hoviesup.com, you may link to Web sites operated by our business partners or other third parties. This does not mean that we endorse these Web sites. We do not make any representations or warranties about any Web site you may access through this Web site. They are independent from us, and we have no control over, or responsibility for, their information or activities.

In addition, our privacy practices may differ from those of these other sites. If you provide personal information at one of those sites, you are subject to the privacy policy of the operator of that site, not the Hovie SUP privacy policy. Make sure you understand any Web site’s privacy policies before providing personal information.

ONLINE ACCOUNT REGISTRATION

To make online shopping faster and easier, you may register with hovie@hoviesup.com. As a registered customer, you only have to enter your shipping addresses and billing information once; they will be securely stored with us for your future use. Using your name and a password of your choice, you may access your account online at any time to add, delete, or change information.

If you are using a public computer, we strongly encourage you to LOG OUT at the conclusion of your session. Your information will still be stored with us but it will not be accessible to anyone else from that computer.

EMAILS

You will receive promotional e-mails from us only if you have asked to receive them. If you do not want to receive email from Hovie SUP or its affiliates you can click on the unsubscribe link and hit send at the bottom of any email communication sent by us. Please allow us 3 business days from when the request was received to complete the removal, as some of our promotions may already have been in process before you submitted your request.

ACCEPTANCE

By using this Web Site, you accept the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy.