The Wave International, LLC
Effective as of: July 1, 2018
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
IV. CHILDREN’S DATA/CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (COPPA)
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
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
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
VII. UPDATING INFORMATION
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
The Wave International, LLC
Attn: Privacy Department
2120 Range Road
Clearwater, FL 33765
X. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY