Privacy Policy

This policy is a part of the Terms of Use. Capitalized terms used in this policy have the meanings given to such terms in the Terms of Use. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Sites and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect on the Sites and in e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and the Sites. It does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means or by any third party.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By accessing or using the Sites, you agree to this policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of the Sites after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Security

We have in place reasonable electronic and procedural safeguards to help protect our users’ information. Please understand, however, that it is possible for third parties to access information despite our efforts. Without limiting the terms of our Terms of Use, including this policy, you understand that we do not guarantee that your use of the Sites and/or information provided by you will be private or secure and we are not responsible or liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the Sites. You also understand that any information provided by you or collected by us or our agents in connection with your use of the Sites will be used in the manner described in our Terms of Use. Please do not use the Sites if you do not agree to the terms and conditions described in this Security section.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Visitors to our Sites may generally browse without providing personally identifiable information. However, we collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide on our Sites when you interact with features on our Sites, such as filling in forms on our Sites. Personal information which we may collect includes, without limitation, your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. We use this information to communicate with you. We also collect this information about you generally to help us develop and customize our products and services to better serve our customers. When you submit personally identifiable and other information on our Sites, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such information in the manner set forth in this policy. Collected information is used for the benefit of Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC to provide you information, such as information about our products and services as well as promotional marketing material about our company and partners.

Our Sites are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Sites. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Sites or on or through any of its features/register on the Sites, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Sites or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the email address below.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We never disclose your personal information without your consent; provided that we may disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties under the following circumstances without your consent:

We may disclose any information, including your personal information, we deem necessary in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, court order, government request, or other legal process;
We may disclose any information, including your personal information to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC or others, including enforcing the Terms of Use;
We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions consistent with this policy on our behalf, examples include customer support specialists, Web hosting companies and billing and collection providers. Such third parties may be provided access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purposes;
We may disclose personal information to a buyer or successor in interest in the event of a merger, restructuring, reorganization or other sale or transfer of some or all of Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of a bankruptcy or similar proceeding;
The rules or terms and conditions of certain special offers or promotions from Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC you consented may indicate that your personally identifiable information will be shared with third parties in connection with such special offers or promotions; and
We may disclose the personal information to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it or for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

Cookies and IP Addresses

Demographic and profile data is also collected at our Sites. We use this data to tailor and enhance your experiences at our sites, to show you content that we think you might be interested in, and to display the content according to your preferences. The Sites mechanically receive and record information on our servers from your browser, including your IP address, this Sites’ cookie information, and the page you request. These help us identify you, keep track of information in connection with your interaction with the Sites, personalize sites when you use them and maintain the error-free performance of our servers. If your browser is set to reject cookies, we will not be able to recognize you or provide any customized personalization. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our Sites. We use this data to tailor and enhance your experiences at our Sites, to show you content that we think you might be interested in, and to display the content according to your preferences. Non-personal information obtained through cookies or other electronic tools may be shared with or obtained by our service provider or other third parties.

External Links

The Sites contain links to and from other websites that are not part of Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC. Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites that you link to from our Sites or otherwise visit.

Choices Concerning your Account Information and Personal Information

If requested from you by us, you can always choose not to share personal information, although it may prevent you from being able to take advantage of certain features offered on the Sites. New categories of marketing communications may be added from time to time. Users can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from us at any time or they can unsubscribe by following instructions in the messages they receive. Users can “opt-out” of having their personal information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information, like unsubscribing from our mailing list at any time. In accordance with the laws of CAN SPAM, your request will be processed within 10 business days. We may ask for demographic information such as age, zip code or income level for surveys and/or contests. This is strictly at your discretion, can be withdrawn at any time, and would be used to determine appropriate promotions, products and services.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may revise and update our Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately from the time they are posted to the Sites. Your continued use of the Sites after such changes means that you agree to follow and be bound by the terms as changed. You are expected to check this page each time you access the Sites so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you. We will alert you to any changes to our Privacy Policy by updating the “Last Modified” date at the top of this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, please contact us at:  in**@bl****************.com.

Messaging Privacy Policy

This Messaging Privacy Policy explains how Bluewater Specialty Brokerage LLC collects and uses information about you in relation to its text message program (the “Messaging Service”).

Collection of Information

We collect various information on our behalf from and about you, including information you directly provide when you use the Messaging Service. For example, we collect the phone number you provided when signing up for the Messaging Service. When you send messages via the Messaging Service, we will also collect your messaging history and any information included in those messages.

Use of Information

We use your information to deliver, analyze, maintain and support the Messaging Service. We may also use your information to enhance the Messaging Service features and customize and personalize your experiences on the Messaging Service.

Sharing of Information

We may share, transfer, or disclose your information, if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:

Service Providers. We may share your information with third parties to help us provide the Messaging Service to you.

Legal Requirement and Protection. We may disclose your information as we believe such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to: (i) comply with applicable law and legal processes; (ii) respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iii) enforce a contract with us; (iv) protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (v) allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

Protection of Information

We take a variety of physical, technical, administrative, and organizational security measures based on the sensitivity of the information we collect to protect your information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. Unfortunately, no online activity can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information against unauthorized use or disclosure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

Retention of Information

We retain your information for as long as you participate in the Messaging Service or as needed to comply with applicable legal obligations. We will also retain and use your information as necessary to resolve disputes, protect us and our customers, and enforce our agreements.

Choices and Controls

Consent to receive automated text messages is not a condition of any purchase. You can opt-out of receiving further commercial text messages via the Messaging Service by responding to any of our text messages accordingly. For additional opt-out information, please review our Terms.

Customer Care

If you are experiencing any problems with the Messaging Service, please email in**@bl****************.com.
By signing up to receive text messages from us, you also agree to our main Privacy Policy.