GEOTRUST Privacy Program
AOK Watersports is a licensee of the GEOTRUST Privacy Program. GEOTRUST is an independent organization whose mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and have our privacy practices reviewed for compliance by GEOTRUST.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact us. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact GEOTRUST at geotrust.com. GEOTRUST may serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.
Collection of your Personal Information
AOK Watersports may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase AOK Watersports's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. AOK Watersports may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by AOK Watersports. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AOK Watersports website.
AOK Watersports encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from AOK Watersports so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AOK Watersports is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AOK Watersports website.
Use of your Personal Information
AOK Watersports collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. AOK Watersports may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AOK Watersports and its affiliates.
AOK Watersports may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
AOK Watersports does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
AOK Watersports may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AOK Watersports, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. AOK Watersports may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within AOK Watersports, in order to determine what AOK Watersports services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within AOK Watersports to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
AOK Watersports will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AOK Watersports or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AOK Watersports; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AOK Watersports, or the public.
The AOK Watersports website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize AOK Watersports pages, or register with AOK Watersports site or services, a cookie helps AOK Watersports to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same AOK Watersports website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the AOK Watersports features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the AOK Watersports services or websites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
Verisign - When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Verisign is an independent, third-party company engaged in the development of digital trust. Verisign provides authentication of Internet services, digital identity and intellectual property. By clicking on the Verisign logo, the Verisign website will serve up a web page that confirms that AOK Watersports is "Verisign Authenticated."
Children Under Thirteen
AOK Watersports does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from AOK Watersports by contacting us.
Changes to this Statement
AOK Watersports will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. AOK Watersports encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how AOK Watersports is protecting your information.
AOK Watersports welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that AOK Watersports has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AOK Watersports.
Effective as of May 30, 2012
List of cookies we collect
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|