The following information concerning the gathering and use of personal information through this site is being provided to enable you to make knowledgeable choices about whether to provide information to us and to give you the opportunity to limit the manner in which personal information about you is used.
Please read this privacy statement carefully before using this site. Your use of this site indicates your consent to our processing, use, disclosure and transfer of your personal information as described in this privacy statement. We may revise this privacy statement from time to time.
You are responsible for checking this statement when you visit our site to review the current privacy statement. If you do not agree with the privacy statement, you should stop using the site immediately.
What information does Max Reef Aquatics. gather through the site?
You will need to provide certain information to complete transactions initiated by you through the site.
If you choose not to provide information, we may not be able to provide those services or to complete those transactions.
You also may be required to provide additional registration information to complete transactions initiated by you.
Information gathered when making an order
To make a transaction through the site, you may need to provide certain other information relevant to how you choose to make your transaction in order to complete your order.
(e.g. If you choose to give by credit card, you will be prompted to provide information such as your credit card number.)
Information gathered through traffic monitoring
Like many other websites, this site is equipped with a program that monitors traffic by automatically recording every visitor's host and/or IP address. This program tracks the number of times the site is visited, how many visitors come to the site, and which parts of the site they frequent.
Max Reef Aquatics. does not disclose this information to anyone outside of the organization. Our website logs are not personally identifiable, and we make no attempt to link them with the individuals that actually browse the site.
This website utilizes cookies for registered users who choose to have the website “ remember” their log-in info.
No cookies are utilized for casual site visitors.
Max Reef Aquatics. may use personal identifiable information it gathers from you in connection with the provision of the services available to you through the site and in completing the transactions initiated by you.
Listed below are some of the ways in which your information may be used:
• to improve Max Reef Aquatics. services
• to notify you about new opportunities or activities of Max Reef Aquatics.
• to generate aggregate statistical information
• to complete any transactions you may do at the site (which will include providing your information to the relevant departments so that they can complete your transaction).
Max Reef Aquatics. will not sell, rent, knowingly reveal, or share with unaffiliated third parties any of your personally identifiable information except in the following limited circumstances:
• we have your permission to share the information
• we are authorized to do so under this privacy statement or
• we are required by law to disclose your information or to protect against fraud or illegal activity.
Parental consent is required for children under 13 to provide personally identifiable information via our website.
The safety and security of your transactions and information is important to us. We use encryption and the https security protocol, SSL, to communicate with your browser software.
This method is the industry standard security protocol.
If you click on a hypertext link that takes you to another site outside of www.maxreef.com we are not responsible for the information collection practices and use at that other site.
In addition, when you initiate a transaction through such a link, the information you and we submit to such an entity to complete your transaction becomes subject to that entity's privacy or information use policies.
Aquarium Tropical Fish Corp. is not responsible for the privacy or information use policies of such entities.
Communications and Opt-Out Policy
You will always have the ability to opt not to receive email or other means of communication from Max Reef Aquatics.
Aquarium Tropical Fish Corp. respects your privacy and realizes that not everyone likes to receive special announcements or information.
You have the ability upon registering at the site to opt out from receiving email or other communications.
Alternatively, after you register, if you would like to remove your name from the Aquarium Tropical Fish Corp., you can change your registration options by using the contact information below to request that Max Reef Aquatics. remove you from its lists.
Please note that it may take several days to get your name removed from some lists. Your opt-out will be not effective unless or until you opt to receive email by updating your user profile.
Again, please remember, once we have provided information to other organizations due to transactions initiated by you, we are not responsible for their use of the information, and you should consult their privacy and information use policies.