ScubaTribe is a service provider that solicits ratings and reviews on behalf of SCUBA Diving Industry operators and related businesses. It is a service provider in this respect and all information is gathered at the request of those that have contracted our services.
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. This includes personal and identifying information such as your first and last name, telephone number, postal and e-mail addresses, user name and password. We may also request information about your diving preferences, experience level, favourite destinations, opinions about certain operators and other information. You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general minimal personal information such as email address and location are required in order to present ratings and reviews on our website. Although you may choose to keep this information anonymous (not published on the ScubaTribe website), ScubaTribe will securely store this information in conjunction with your provided personal details to expedite future interactions with our website. In addition, some information is also required in order for you to ask us a question, engage other users or make use of other services on our site.
We may obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from registered members, affiliated entities, business partners and other independent third-party sources and add it to other information about you. For example, if you visit ScubaTribe by clicking through from a site operated by one of our business partners, and you have registered with that partner, then information about you that you have provided to that partner may be shared with us, such as contact information and demographic information. As another example, if you access third party services, such as social media services, through our website or before coming to our Website, we may collect information such as your user name, password, and other information made available to us through those services in order to improve and personalize your use of our website.
If you choose to provide contact information for other people through our website, you should first obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing ScubaTribe with any of their personal information.
We automatically collect information about your computer when you visit ScubaTribe. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring website. We may also collect data about the websites you come to ScubaTribe from or go to from ScubaTribe through links in our network. This Data is collected by Google and other third party analytical software providers and is used to improve user experiences and focus our marketing and product development efforts.
ScubaTribe uses the information we collect about you for the following general purposes: for registration and to manage your account,
including to facilitate your access to and use of our site; to communicate with you in general, including to provide information about ScubaTribe and
invitations from the ScubaTribe community; to enable us to publish your reviews and other content to the ScubaTribe user profiles. To respond to your questions
and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and website; to notify you about special offers and products or services available
from us or our partners that may be of interest to you; to otherwise customize your experience with ScubaTribe; to solicit information from you, including
otherwise described to you at the point of collection.
If you have signed up as the owner or manager of a diving business we will send you e-mail messages and at the email address you provide to us in order to keep your account up-to-date, provide notices and reminders as well as for administrative purposes.
ScubaTribe may share your information with the following entities:
We also may share your information:
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity
to choose not to have us share such information.
We also may share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors our website receives or the most popular operators. This information does not contain any personal or identifying information and is used to improve our content and services.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, and complete. You can access and update your contact information by logging into connect.scubatribe.com. You can close your ScubaTribe account by contacting us by email. We will send you an e-mail to confirm your request. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account in our archives, including for analytical purposes as well as for record keeping integrity.
You can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to take advantage of certain features offered on ScubaTribe. You also can add or update information as well as close your account at any time. As a ScubaTribe member, you can change your e-mail subscription choices at any time on your Profile page. As a ScubaTribe member or a non-member you also will have the opportunity to unsubscribe from promotional messages in any such e-mail we send. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and other notifications and surveys relating to your ScubaTribe account. These messages will not provide the opportunity for you to opt out of receipt.
We are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us.
ScubaTribe is a general audience site and does not offer services directed to children. Any time an individual, whom we know to be a child under the age 13, sends us personal information, that information will be deleted or destroyed.