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Privacy Policy

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

Internet Protocol (IP) Address

We use your IP (Internet Protocol) Address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, certain information about our Web site visitors is automatically collected and stored. MyMarineTracker uses this information to create summary information for such purposes as assessing what information on the Web site is of most and of least interest to our readers. It also helps to identify system performance or problem areas. The following is the type of information collected about your visit to our Web site: the name of the Internet domain from which you access this Web site, such as, and the date and time you access this site.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact / Inquiry Forms

Our website uses an order/inquiry form for customers to request information, products, and services. We may collect visitors’ contact information, such as their e-mail addresses, and financial information, such as their account or credit card numbers. This information on the order form is used to send orders and information about our company to our customers. Customers’ contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Financial information that is collected is used only to bill the user for the product and services that they request.


To make the most of your experience on our site, we use “cookies.” Cookies are used by your computer browser to store your preferences and purchases. Cookies by themselves do not tell us your e-mail address other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us. We will use “cookies” to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings of our sites. Advertisers may use their own cookies. We do not control the use of these cookies and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


To improve user experience we track how website visitors find our website, what pages they visit, what links they click on, and how long they stay on our site using Google Analytics. The information we learn is then used to make website improvements.

Who We Share Your Data With partners with Constant Contact for our e-mail marketing / newsletters. Your e-mail address will be shared and stored at You can unsubscribe at any time which will remove your e-mail address from their system.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described on this page without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Your Contact Information partners with Constant Contact for our e-mail marketing / newsletters. Your e-mail address will be shared and stored at You can unsubscribe at any time which will remove your e-mail address from their system. In addition, you general contact information, if provided to, is stored securely and will not be shared with any third parties.

Additional Information

How We Protect Your Data

The MyMarineTracker website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of information that you provide us. MyMarineTracker employs strict security measures to safeguard online transactions; personal information is stored in a secure database, and is always sent via an encrypted Internet channel so that it cannot be read while traveling over the Internet.

Applicable Law

This site is created and controlled by MyMarineTracker in the State of Wisconsin. As such, the laws of the State of Wisconsin will govern these disclaimers, terms, and conditions without giving effect to any principles of the conflicts of laws. MyMarineTracker reserves the right to make changes to this site and its disclaimers, terms, and conditions, at any time. User hereby consents to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Wisconsin for any litigation arising out of or relating to the use of or purchase made from MyMarineTracker.

Website Links

This site contains links to other websites. MyMarineTracker is not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of such websites. Visitors to these links should consult these sites’ privacy notices, as we have no control over the information that is submitted to or collected by these third parties. MyMarineTracker does not endorse the information, products, or services of any linked website.

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