Security & Privacy

Privacy Policy Statement

We respect your privacy. You can be assured that any personal information that you share with us will not be shared with 3rd parties and will only be used to provide you with the highest quality of service.  We are the sole owner of information collected on our website. We will never sell or rent your personal information.  We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently.


We may collect information about your use of the website through electronic communications protocols and cookies. As is true when you visit most websites.  We may automatically receive information from you as part of the communication connection itself, which often consists of network routing information (where you came from), equipment information (browser type) and date and time.  We also use cookies to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personally identifiable information. Some cookies may remain on a user’s computer after the user leaves the Web site. While we do not offer an opt-out for cookies, browsers provide you with information and control over cookies. You can set your browser to alert you when a cookie is being used, and accept or reject the cookie. You can also set your browser to refuse all cookies or accept only cookies returned to the originating servers. Users can generally disable the cookie feature on their browser without affecting their ability to use the Web sites, except in some cases where cookies are used as an essential security feature necessary for completing transactions.

Use of Personal Information

To engage in transactions. Such as name, physical address, telephone number, e-mail address, and company/institution to engage in transactions with you, including contacting you about your order, referral, or feedback.

To process transactions. We may use financial/credit card and payment information to process your order. We may need to share some of this information with delivery services, credit card clearing houses, and other third parties to complete the transaction.

To provide support or other services. We may use your personal information to provide you with support or other services that you have ordered or requested. In addition, we may use your personal information to respond to your inquiries or requests for information.

To select content, improve quality and facilitate use of the Web sites. We may use your personal information, including the information gathered as a result of site navigation and electronic protocols and cookies (including third-party cookies), to help create and personalize Web site content, facilitate your use of the Web sites (for example, to facilitate navigation and the login process, avoid duplicate data entry, enhance security, keep track of shopping cart additions and preserve order information between sessions), improve Web site quality, track marketing campaign responsiveness and evaluate page response rates.

To assess usage of our products and services. We may track your usage of our products and services to determine your level of usage and satisfaction, and those usage statistics may be made available to our content licensors and your company/institution.

To comply with legal requirements. We may disclose your personal information to comply with laws, court orders, litigation or other legal process, and/or in response to requests from governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our rights or protect our operations or users.

Registration, customization, preferences, and opt-out

Opting out. From time to time, we may send you e-mails containing information about products or services that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive further e-mails from us that are promotional in nature, you may follow the opt-out instructions included in the e-mail. Some non-marketing communications are not subject to general opt-out, such as communications related to your  membership; product downloads; sales transactions; product and service updates; event registrations; changes to the Ocean Air Constitution, By-Laws or Policies; election information for our Societies and administrative bodies; and surveys.

Third-party sites. If the website provides links to non-Ocean Air sites we believe may be of interest to you, those sites are beyond our control. You are advised to check the privacy policies and terms of use of any non-Ocean Air sites before providing your personal information to them.

Questions and reporting violations: Please send any inquiries or reports of any possible privacy policy violations through
our contact page.

Policy updates. Please check this page to review the most up-to-date version of this policy.