Privacy Policy

Effective 3/27/2009

What follows is the privacy statement for TheMaritimeBlog.com, hereafter referred to as “The Maritime”.   Please read this statement regarding this website.  If you have any questions, please ask us via our contact form. 

E-mail Addresses

You may choose to add your e-mail address to our contact list via the forms on this website.  We agree that we will never share your e-mail address with any third parties and that we will remove your e-mail address from our contact list at your request.  We don’t currently send advertising via e-mail, but in the future our e-mail may contain advertisements. 

Ownership Information

Nathan Menefee is the sole owner of The Maritime and any information collected on the website.

Comments/Message Boards

The Maritime contains comment sections.  We may not actively monitor these comments and the comments placed by others may not reflect the views or opinions of The Maritime or its owner.  If we are alerted to something we deem inappropriate in any way, we may delete the comment at our discretion. 

Cookies

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.  Accessing this website is not dependent on accepting cookies and all major browsers will allow you to disable cookies if you wish. 

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google,  as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site.  Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to visitors based on their visits to this 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

Traffic Reports

The Maritime records IP addresses, Internet service provider information, referrer strings, browser types, and the date and time pages are loaded.  This information is used in aggregate only to provide traffic statistics to advertisers and to determine which features and editorials are most popular.  IP address are also collected on all comments made.  This information is used in the event that comment moderation is necessary. 

Legal Proceedings

We will make every effort to preserve user privacy, however The Maritime may need to disclose information when required by law. 

Links

The Maritime frequently provides links to other websites.  We are not responsible for the content or business practices of these websites.  When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the destination site’s privacy policy.  This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by The Maritime. 

Notification of Changes

Any changes to this privacy policy will be posted here.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us using the contact page.