Our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc., and to its subsidiaries, Blue Ocean Real Estate Management, LLC, Blue Ocean Aviation, LLC, and Blue Ocean Caribbean Enterprises, Ltd. (“BOE”). BOE is responsible for the processing of your personal information when you interact with our website, www.blueocean-inc.com (the “Website”), use our services; apply for career opportunities, contact us for information in-person or via the telephone or email, and any other sites or services under our control where this Privacy Policy is displayed. You may contact us at any time via the methods described below.

This Privacy Policy also covers our collection, use and disclosure of personal information that we process to provide business services, such as legal, financial, human resources, information technology, privacy, information security, physical security, real estate, and aviation services, to clients. The use of information collected through our service is limited to the purpose of providing the service for which our Client has engaged BOE.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you how we collect, use, and share your personal information, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to review, access and correct, such information.

​We value your privacy, and we make this policy easily accessible throughout our site to assist you in understanding the way information is handled. At BOE we want to make your online experience easy and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want you to fully understand our policies surrounding the attainment and use of that information.

​EU-U.S. Privacy Shield and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield

BOE participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.  BOE is committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, respectively, in reliance on  each Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield Frameworks, and to view our certification, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List. [https://www.privacyshield.gov/list]

​BOE is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives, under each Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequent transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. BOE complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, including the onward transfer liability provisions.

With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, BOE is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.  In certain situations, BOE may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

​If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.

​Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website [https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint], you may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.

In General

​In general, you may visit many pages of our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any information that directly reveals your specific identity. We may track the Internet domain address from which people visit the Website and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but BOE will not have contact information for such individual users unless they voluntarily provide that information.

​Sometimes (such as when you request to be contacted) we will ask you to provide personal information about yourself, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, signature, gender, or occupation. We also maintain a record of your online requests. It is entirely up to you, whether or not you choose to provide the information we request. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you may be unable to access certain services, offers, contests, and content on the Website.

​​Collection and Use of Personal Information

​If you choose to request information from us, use our services, or if you request to be contacted by us, we will collect personal information, including your name, address, email address, gender, occupation, employer, and telephone number. We also may ask you for personal information when you ask us for information.

If you use our aviation services, we may collect your personal information, including your name, email address, address, gender, date of birth, government identification number (e.g., Driver’s License Number or Passport Number) and other information needed to provide such services based on the destination of your service.

If you inquire about a career opportunity or submit a job application, we will collect personal information, including your name, address, email address, telephone number, employment history, education history, and any other details you choose to provide us contained within your resume, cover letter, and answers to interview questions. We use such information for the purpose of processing your application and verifying your suitability to the applied position.

Your personal information enables us to provide you with the information you have requested.

​Tracking Technologies

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by BOE and our affiliates, or analytics or service providers (e.g. analytics providers). These technologies are used in analyzing trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as an aggregated basis.

Any time you visit the Website to browse or to read information, we collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access the Website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website and/or clickstream data and store these automatically-collected information in log files. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to areas of the Website, and to help us make the Website more useful and interesting to our visitors. We use information from cookies in the aggregate to analyze for trends and statistics, and then discard it. We do not track individuals, only instances of entry onto the Website. We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.

Some consumers may not know that cookies are being placed on their computers when they visit websites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to advise you when a website attempts to place a cookie on your computer. We use the cookies enabled by our third party hosting provider to ensure the correct website is loaded.

​Sharing of Your Information

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We will share your name, email address, address, and information about your bookings, charters, purchases, or about your inquiries, with BOE owned and operated companies in order and provide you with the information or service you have requested.

We may provide your personal information to third parties that provide services to help us or our clients with our business activities such as responding to your request or inquiry, providing your aviation service, and backing-up our data and systems.

We may provide your personal information to government agencies, such as the Federal Aviation Administration or customs agencies, in order to provide the aviation services you have requested.

We will share your personal information with our service providers for purposes of tracking information generated through the Website. Our service providers are obligated contractually not to use your personal information other than to provide services we require of them or share your personal information for unauthorized purposes. We share cookie information with Google Analytics for the purpose of tracking statistical information for the Website. You can opt-out of third-party cookies from Google Analytics using the Google Analytics opt-out browser setting add-on or other ad management tools.

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en

BOE may also disclose your personal information to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; to comply with legal, regulatory, or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; to protect and defend BOE, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim, or dispute; to enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use; to prevent imminent physical harm; and in the event that we find that your actions violate any laws, our Terms and Conditions of Use, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.

We reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of a transfer of all or substantially all of BOE’s assets, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this privacy policy. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Websites of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

​​Access to Personal Information

Upon request BOE will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may request restrictions, temporarily or permanently, on our processing of some or all personal information about you. You may request access, correction, update, or deletion of your information by emailing us. You also may make your request by phone or postal mail at the address/phone number indicated in the contact information below. We will respond to your request to access personal information within 30 days.

BOE acknowledges that you have the right to access your personal information. BOE has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes on behalf of our clients. Such personal data includes name, address, telephone number, email address, birth date, government identification cards (such as passport and vehicle operator/license number) and numbers, and gender. When you submit a job application, we might also collect the following information: employment history, education history, and any other details you choose to provide us contained within your resume, cover letter, and answers to interview questions. BOE processes such information for the limited purpose of providing the service for which our client has engaged BOE.  We process information on behalf of our clients for the purposes of providing business services including legal, financial, human resources, information technology, privacy, information security, physical security, real estate, and aviation services. If you have a relationship with one of our clients and wish to request access to or would like to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data, direct these requests to the client with which you have a direct relationship. We will honor and support any instructions they provide us with respect to your personal information. BOE will respond to remove data within a reasonable timeframe.

We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Opt Out

If you choose not to give us your personal information at all, you can still access the Website; however, you will not be able to access areas that require registration or personal information.

You may choose to restrict our collection or future use of your personal information in the following ways: If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us at the address below, emailing us at privacy@blueocean-inc.com or clicking on the “unsubscribe” link found in the emails we send to you.

​International Transfer of Personal Information

BOE may, subject to applicable law, transfer your information outside the country where you are located and to where information protection standards may differ (e.g., your information may be stored on servers located in other jurisdictions). We will utilize appropriate safeguards governing the transfer and usage of your personal information. If you would like further detail on the safeguards we have in place you can contact us directly as described in this Privacy Policy.

Security

We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational safeguards to appropriately protect your personal information against accidental, unauthorized, or unlawful access, use, loss, destruction or damage. However, please be aware that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure. Therefore – as with the case with any organization – we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information. If you have questions about the security of your personal information, or if you have reason to believe that the personal information that we hold about you is no longer secure, please contact us immediately as described in this Privacy Policy.

​Third-Party Hosting

BOE contracts with a third party to maintain and host the Website. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information from unauthorized access or improper use.

​​Links to Other Materials

The Website contains links to other sites. These links are an accommodation to the respective third-party site owners and for your convenience. Sites linked to and from the Website are not necessarily under the control of BOE, and BOE shall have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites, or any link or linking program at any time. You should read and understand BOE’s policies with respect to such third-party links, as stated in the Terms and Conditions of Use.

​​Changes to This Policy

We may update this privacy notice and its last updated date to reflect changes to our data governance practices. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on this Website or by an email to your address on file prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

​Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, or you wish to contact us by postal mail, our contact information is as follows:

Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc.
Attn: Privacy
401 West Mountain Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80521

Phone: (970) 419-7420

Email: privacy@blueocean-inc.com

This privacy policy was last updated on August 27, 2020.