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The Wave International, LLC

Privacy Policy

Effective as of: July 1, 2018

This Privacy Policy is provided for websites operated by The Wave International, LLC (“The Wave”, “we”, “us” or “our”) in connection with our goods and services found at TheWaveInt.com; TheWaveClearwater.com; TheWaveSarasota.com and other domains and social media sites on which we provide services online (collectively, “Website”). This Privacy Policy describes our privacy practices and those of our vendors and business partners on the Website (“Service Providers”), but we do not own, operate, or control, the privacy practices of such Service Providers.

We collect and use information from or about you according to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time the information is gathered. Please be aware that our Privacy Policy may be changed by updating this page. By using this site, you expressly agree to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use without limitation or qualification. Where applicable, this Privacy Policy includes the Child Privacy Policy. The Child Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Wave International, LLC collects, uses, maintains, discloses and secures information collected from child users of the site. If you choose not to agree to these terms, then you may NOT use this site. You should review this Privacy Policy periodically to ensure you are in agreement with any updates or changes. Your continued use of our website following any changes will mean you accept such changes.

CONTACT US:

If you have questions or concerns regarding our Website, Privacy Policy or practices, please contact us at CFox@thewaveint.com or ATTN: Privacy Department, The Wave International, LLC,, 2120 Range Road, Clearwater, FL 33765.

I. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

Each time you visit the Website, we collect information about you. Some of the information collected is personally identifiable – meaning it can be used to identify who you are, and other information collected does not personally identify you.

A. Personally Identifiable Information

We collect personally identifiable information (also known as “PII”) about you when you visit the Website, during your interactions with the Website, filling forms such as when you register with the Website, or purchase items from our online store, we may collect the following types of information:

    • your name,
    • age or date of birth,
    • postal address,
    • email address,
    • telephone number,
    • credit card information (for store purchases),
    • blog posts,
    • your personal connection to spirituality, and
    • your preferences for receiving additional information.

We use this information to register you as a Website user, to facilitate participation in various The Wave International, LLC services as offered through the Website, to process any purchases that you make through the Website and communicate with you about new Website features and products. If we need to contact you regarding the Website, our services, or your account, this information may be used to contact you. If you send us an e-mail, we will retain it and any response we make in order to handle any follow-up questions you may have, and to measure how effectively we address your concerns. The Wave International, LLC retains such personally identifiable information while you are a registered Website user and thereafter according to our document retention policy and collects no more personally identifiable information than is reasonably necessary to provide you with the services for which the information is collected. We do not share this personally identifiable information with any third parties except in the very limited circumstances as noted below, in the “Disclosure of Information” Section VI, and in the “Child Privacy Policy” as applicable.

You may also submit information that personally identifies you or someone you know when you post to any public forum that is offered through the Website, including blogs, bulletin boards, or other forums, and our social media accounts which permit users to interact online. Any information you transmit online in such forums will be made public and The Wave International, LLC cannot control nor is it responsible for the use any third party may make of such information. You should understand that any information that you submit on any public forum through the Website is not and cannot be treated as confidential by us and is not subject to this Privacy Policy. Your participation on these forums and public bulletin boards is voluntary, and you consent to full public disclosure of any personally identifiable information that you submit through such forums.

B. Non-Personally Identifiable Information

To help us enhance and optimize users’ overall Website experience, including providing you with better and more targeted content that you find useful, we also collect non-personally identifiable information during your Website visits. Non-personally identifiable information is anonymous information about you or your interactions with the Website, such as pages most frequently accessed by you, time spent on a page or area of the Website, mouse movements, non-sensitive text entered, the number of visits to the Website by you, types of browser used by you, cookie preferences or search terms entered by you. We can tell the type of computer and web service that you are using, as well as its location, and the date, time, and pages that you visit. Examples of non-personally-identifiable and anonymous information may include your Internet access provider, your computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address, your browser and operating system, the date and time of your visit, and data based on your use of the Website. The Wave International, LLC collects and uses this non-personally-identifiable information in order to, among other things, provide you with or assist in the provision of information through the Website and to maintain the performance of the Website. This data is not associated with any of your personal information. It may be shared with third parties, such as our sponsors or third party service providers, who may use this de-identified information to study and understand Website user preferences and to provide better Services and content.

C. Cookies

Like most standard web Website servers, The Wave International, LLC may use cookies and other tools to collect non-personally identifying information about how you use the Website. A cookie is a small, unique text file that a website can send to your computer hard drive when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to provide visitors to our Website with certain conveniences, such as delivering unique content or providing easy log-on access. We also use cookies to track the path of users through our Website, and to keep track of where they came from (for example, if they arrive via a search engine or third party website). You can choose to set your web browser to turn off cookies, but if you do, you may lose certain features when navigating on the Website. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit to us through the Website.

D. Social Media

We may engage with you on third party social media sites such as Facebook, if you engage with us.  By doing so, you “opt in” to sharing your content with us. Be aware that such content (PII, images, captions, and comments, etc.) that you submit (upload, post, comment, share, “like”, etc.) to third party social media sites (including any of our message boards or tweets) is publicly visible, not private and cannot be considered private PII. To manage social media notifications you receive, correct or delete your PII, adjust your privacy settings in your social media accounts. To learn more about social media privacy settings, follow these links:

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy

E. Facebook Disclaimer

Complete details for Facebook’s legal terms are are available at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms
All Facebook policies are available at: https://www.facebook.com/policies/
This site is not part of the Facebook website or Facebook Inc. Additionally, this site is NOT endorsed by Facebook in any way. FACEBOOK is a trademark of FACEBOOK, Inc.
Advertising
Facebook provides a platform to deliver advertising but the opinions and or views expressed from The Wave are not representative of Facebook, Inc.
The Wave provides third-party management of Facebook advertising on behalf of ELopinionsmers. The pinions and or views expressed from such campaigns are not representative of Facebook, Inc.
Fan Page
The opinions and or views expressed on The Wave social media platforms, including, but not limited to, our blogs and Facebook pages, represent the thoughts of individual bloggers and online communities, and not those necessarily of The Wave or any of its corporate partners, affiliates or any of their officers, employees, staff or members of its respective board of directors. The opinions and views expressed on these pages do not in any way reflect the views of the site they are posted on, other sites affiliated with the site, the staff involved with maintaining the site or any members of the site.
The opinions or views expressed on The Wave social media platforms are not representative of Facebook, Inc.
While The Wave makes reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we do not moderate all comments and cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information.
The Wave reserves the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate. Comments including but not limited to the following may be deleted or edited by the moderators:

  • Abusive or hurtful comments about a blogger or another participant;
  • Off-topic and redundant comments (this includes promotion or solicitation of events, groups, pages, Websites, organizations, products and programs not related to or affiliated with the The Wave);
  • Comments that use foul language or “hate speech” (for example, including but not limited to racial, ethnic or gender bashing language);
  • Personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (i.e., making negative personal or untrue comments about a participant), instead of just criticizing his/her posting, opinion or comments; and
  • Comments that violate the privacy of any individual;

Information posted on any of The Wave’s websites or on its Facebook page is not intended to be medical advice and should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician or other health care provider.
All links to other websites found linked from The Wave’s social media sites are provided as a service to readers, but such linkage does not constitute endorsement of those sites by The Wave, and as such we are not responsible for the content of external websites.
By submitting content to any of The Wave’s social media sites, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public, and that The Wave may use this information for internal and external promotional purposes and fundraising purposes. Please note that other participants may use your posted information beyond the control of The Wave. If you do not wish to have the information you have made available via this site used, published, copied and/or reprinted, please do not post on this page.

II. SECURITY

A. Encryption

We make reasonable efforts to protect personally identifiable information received from users of our Website from unauthorized use of disclosure. We do not allow unauthorized access via the Internet to the portion of our server that contains personally identifiable information.  We use standard security protocols and mechanisms to exchange the transmission of sensitive data such as credit card information. When you enter sensitive personal information such as your date of birth and credit card information on our Website, we encrypt it using secure socket layer (SSL) technology.

B. Additional Safeguards

The Wave International, LLC maintains reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of any personally identifiable information that you disclose to us. We limit access to your personally identifiable information within The Wave International, LLC and The Wave International, LLC’s affiliates to those employees who need to know such personally identifiable information to provide information, services and/or products to you. However, due to the nature of the Internet and computer systems, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure, regardless of our best intentions. As such, The Wave International, LLC cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personally identifiable information you transmit to us.

III. EXTERNAL LINKS OR REFERENCES

While The Wave International, LLC does not display any third party advertising on the Website, the Website may contain links or references to other parties’ websites, including sponsors of The Wave International, LLC or The Wave International, LLC’ services. The Wave International, LLC is not responsible for the privacy or other practices of any such outside websites, and The Wave International, LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such websites. We encourage our users to consider this before deciding to visit such outside websites and to read the applicable privacy policies and terms of use of each such website.

IV. CHILDREN’S DATA/CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (COPPA)

We are committed to comply with any applicable laws and/or requirements that are intended to afford protection to children, such as the United States Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Unless you are visiting a Website for which the Child Privacy Policy is attached and applicable, use of the Website by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited..

A. Children’s Privacy

We recognize the need to provide further privacy protections with respect to personal information we may collect from children under the age of 13 on our sites and applications. When we collect personal information from children, we take additional steps to protect children’s privacy, according to the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) including:

  • Notifying parents about our information practices with regard to children, including the types of personal information we may collect from children, the uses to which we may put that information, and whether and with whom we may share that information
  • In accordance with applicable law, obtaining consent from parents for the collection of personal information from their children, or for sending information about our products and services directly to their children
  • Limiting our collection of personal information from children to no more than is reasonably necessary to participate in an online activity
  • Giving parents access or the ability to request access to personal information we have collected from their children and the ability to request that the personal information be changed or deleted

For additional information about our practices in the United States and Latin America regarding children’s personal information, please read our Child Privacy Policy.

V. COMMUNICATIONS FROM The Wave International, LLC

A. Administrative Communications

We send all new registered users a welcome email. From time to time, we will also send email notification, mail or call you to provide you with information concerning updates or enhancements to our services, account issues, service-related announcements, and privacy and related administrative notices. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your on-line account.

B. The Wave International, LLC Newsletters and Other Announcements

On the registration page of the Websites, you may “opt in” to receiving information from The Wave International, LLC about The Wave International, LLC news, Website features, and products. If you do not wish to continue receiving newsletters and other non-administrative communications, you may opt out by using the unsubscribe information at the bottom of such emails.

VI. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

[The Wave International, LLC DOES NOT SHARE USER INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES]

A. Disclosure to Agents of The Wave International, LLC

The Wave International, LLC may need to share your information with third parties in certain circumstances. For instance, and from time to time, we may share the information you provide to us, including personally identifiable information, with outside contractors, auditors, consultants, or others hired by us to assist in providing financial, operational or research activities on our behalf. We require these parties to use such personally identifiable information only for the specifically intended and authorized purpose, on behalf of The Wave International, LLC, and consistent with this Privacy Policy.

B. Disclosures Required by Law

From time to time, The Wave International, LLC may be required to provide personally identifiable information or non-personally identifiable information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law, or if we reasonably believe that you have committed unlawful acts or acts that may endanger the health or safety of another user or the general public. The Wave International, LLC also reserves the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful. We may release such information when we believe that its release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, and safety of others and ourselves.

C. Opting In Through Other Venues

Please be advised that if you provide consent and allow The Wave International, LLC to disclose your personally identifiable information through one The Wave International, LLC venue (such as the Website), you will be deemed to have “opted in” through all The Wave International, LLC venues.

D. Business Transitions

In the event The Wave International, LLC goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, bankruptcy, or selling a portion of its assets, unless personally identifiable information is collected through a Website for which the Child Privacy Policy is applicable, users’ personally identifiable information may be part of the assets transferred.

VII. UPDATING INFORMATION

You may review, request corrections, or ask that we delete the personally identifiable information we collect from you. You may do this by contacting The Wave International, LLC using the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

VIII. GENERAL

A. Privacy Policy Changes

Our Privacy Policy is intended to provide you with a safe and secure experience. We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of our Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice at our sole discretion. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on the Website and other places we deem appropriate. We will use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected. All Privacy Policy changes are effective immediately upon posting. The last date on which this Privacy Policy has been updated is noted above.

B. Consent to Receive Notices Via the Website

By using the Website or submitting personally identifiable information to the Website, you are agreeing that The Wave International, LLC may deliver all privacy and related notices to you in the manners described in this Section.

IX. CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to The Wave International, LLC using the following contact information:

The Wave International, LLC

Attn: Privacy Department
2120 Range Road

Clearwater, FL 33765

Email: CFox@TheWaveInt.com

X. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You understand and agree that any dispute over privacy is subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy (which includes, where applicable, the Child Privacy Policy) and The Wave International, LLC’s Terms of Use (including any indemnification and limitations on damages contained therein).