Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you join SHYC, register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, update your contact information, or enroll in Sailing School.

You may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or date of birth. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To produce a Directory of Members, which is printed and distributed to members and made available here, online, to duly registered and logged-in members
  • To allow you and family members to enroll in Sailing School and other programs
  • To send periodic mailings, invitations, and announcements to members

Other than to publish the Directory and administer our programs, we will not sell, exchange, transfer, or give away your information unless we are legally compelled to do so.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email and here on the website.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you access your personal information online and when we store it.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.) We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act).

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on May 13, 2014.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us at: Stage Harbor Yacht Club, Inc., c/o Meservey’s Accountancy, 104 Crowell Road, Chatham, MA 02633, or at  [email protected].