Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 24, 2020

The below Privacy Policy is applicable to the Ocean Heroes Headquarters website www.oceanheroeshq.com (the “Website”) owned by Captain Planet Foundation and operated by Young Heroes, LLC (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). The Website is maintained by:

Captain Planet Foundation

133 Luckie Street NW

2nd Floor

Atlanta, GA 30303

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use the information you provide to us, and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this site. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Website and our services.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected through our Website (www.oceanheroeshq.com), and/or any related services, marketing, or events (collectively the “Services”).

We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at hello@oceanheroes.blue.

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.

 

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

 

Information Collected

You can visit the Website and view information about Ocean Heroes without creating an account, telling us who you are, or revealing any personal information.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you are registering for an event, including the 2020 Ocean Heroes Virtual Bootcamp (“the Virtual Camp”), or submitting an inquiry to Ocean Heroes on the Website.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Services. The personal information we collect can include the following:

Personal Information. We collect first and last name, date of birth, age, gender identity, preferred pronoun, physical address, email address, phone number, WhatsApp number, Instagram handle, school name, clothing size, image or likeness, and, if applicable, the name and email address of your parent/guardian.

Information Automatically Collected. We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information. As discussed again below, we collect this information through cookies and similar technologies.

 

How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect or receive:

  • To register you for events. We use the personal information you provided to us to register you for events hosted by Ocean Heroes, including the Virtual Camp.
  • To send you materials related to Ocean Heroes’ events. We may use your personal information to send you information and updates pertaining to your registrations for events and/or activities hosted by Ocean Heroes, such as Ocean Hero campaign submissions or Point Reports.
  • To support you once you are registered for an Ocean Heroes’ event. We may use your personal information to facilitate, give feedback on, and provide resources for activities as a participant in Ocean Heroes’ events.
  • To make period public updates on our Website. We may use your personal information to make periodic public updates on our Website about your work as an Ocean Hero. These updates would only be posted to the Website with your express permission, or parent/guardian’s express permission, and will only include first name, city/country, and generalized information about the activities you have completed as an Ocean Hero.
  • To send you marketing and promotional communications. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, we may use the personal information you send us for marketing purposes, including newsletters, updates, volunteer opportunities, etc.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You may also opt-out of receiving these emails by contacting us at hello@oceanheroes.blue.

  • To respond to user inquiries/offer support. We may use your personal information to respond to your inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of our Services.
  • To improve our Website. We continually strive to improve our Website based on information and feedback we received from you.
  • To comply with legal obligations. We may use your personal information to comply with our legal obligations.

 

Information Sharing

We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, and to facilitate participation in Ocean Heroes’ events. We will never share, sell, or otherwise transfer your information to a third party for commercial purposes. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses to help us advance Ocean Heroes and Ocean Heroes’ events.

 

Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as web beacons via Google Analytics) to access or store information. We only use cookie technology to improve visitors’ online experience and Website content and functionality. Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies, and/or you may wish to install Google Analytics’ Opt-Out add-on.

 

Information Storage and Safety

We keep your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). We have implemented appropriate security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we collect and/or store. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Services is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.

 

Accessing Your Information

Submitting personal information through any form on this Website does not automatically create a user account at this time, meaning you cannot access information you have submitted directly to us through this Website. If you would like at any time to review or update your information or remove your information from our database, please email us at hello@oceanheroes.blue.

 

Collecting Information from Minors

Because our Website and its Services are aimed primarily at youth aged 11 through 18, we strongly encourage parents/guardians to oversee any and all use of the Internet, including this Website, by their child.

When we intend to collect and use personal information from minors, we take the following steps to protect children’s privacy, including:

  • Notifying parents/guardians 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 share that information;
  • Obtaining consent from parents/guardians for the collection of personal information from their children, for the use of personal information from their children, and/or for sending information about our Services directly to their children.
  • Limiting our collection of personal information from children to no more than is reasonably necessary to participate in our Services; and
  • Giving parents/guardians the ability to request access to personal information we have collected from their children and the ability to request that the personal information be reviewed, updated, or deleted.

 

Updates to Our Privacy Policy

The date of this Privacy Policy was last revised is indicated at the top of this page.

We will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by the “Last Updated” date and will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, you may contact us by email at hello@oceanheroes.blue, by phone at (404) 522-4270, or by mail at 133 Luckie Street NW, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.