Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Statement Information gathered will be used by Compass Media, doing business as Coast360. Compass Media recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of Coast360.com and our related Web sites. We created the following guidelines with a fundamental respect for our users' right to privacy to guide our relationships with our users.

Information Collected by Compass Media & Coast360

Compass Media and Coast360 collect information about users during their registration; their inquiries, their participation in certain activities on our Web site, including contests and polls; through the use of cookies. When users request pages from our server, our Web server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses. These addresses are used by computers on the network to send the requested pages to users.

Our web pages may contain electronic images (called "single-pixel GIFs" or "web beacons") that allow us and our vendors to count users who have visited particular pages or to access certain cookies. We may use these tools and other technologies to recognize which pages users visit, and which links they click on. These features may also be included in our email newsletters so that we can learn which messages have been opened and acted upon.

Use of Information

Information will not be sold or distributed to outside third parties, unless specifically stated. Compass Media and Coast360 will not reveal email addresses that users provide to us to any third party without their permission.

Compass Media and Coast360 do periodically survey e-newsletter subscribers on issues that will help us in market research and planning.

Using e-mail addresses provided at registration or otherwise, Compass Media and Coast360 periodically send out promotional e-mail to our users about services and products offered by us or our partners. Users can indicate that they do not wish to receive e-mail information from Compass Media and Coast360. Third parties will not contact our users through the use of our e-mail lists.

Compass Media and Coast360 utilize users' IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. We also use it to gather broad demographic information about our users in general. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally.

Our site uses cookies to deliver content specific to users' interests and to honor their preferences. This information is used to assist us in creating a site that will serve the needs of our users as well as determine the effectiveness of our advertisements.

General

Compass Media and Coast360 are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Web sites to which it may provide links or the Web sites of its advertisers or clients.

Compass Media and Coast360 use reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure and to disclose such information only to responsible third parties after permission from the user.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with Compass Media and Coast360, please feel free to contact us at editors@coast360.com.

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