This is JohnShields.com Privacy Statement. It sets out how we deal
with your personal data.
If you have any queries about this statement, please write to us
Coastal Ventures, LLC.,
3121 St. Paul St., Suite 27
Baltimore, MD 21218.
1. "Personal Data" is any data that identifies you. We
will deal with your Personal Data in compliance with the current
US data protection legislation. Please note this applies only to
Coastal Ventures not to other companies' or organisations' websites
to which we link.
2. Personal Data may be collected, processed and used by Coastal
Ventures in the course of providing the Coastal Ventures Service
to you and the other purposes mentioned below. Personal Data may
also be processed and used by such other organisations on our behalf
for the purpose of providing the Coastal Ventures service to you.
The use of information will remain under the control of Coastal
Ventures (or to of other companies within the Coastal Ventures group
of companies of which JohnShields.com is part and to whom we may
pass your Personal Data) at all times.
3. Only if you have given us permission will we send email and
text messages to you about new products and services which we consider
may be of interest to you.
4. We may collect Personal Data about your usage of the Coastal
Ventures Service in order to provide a service to meet your needs,
and to let you know about products and services that may be of interest
to you by means other than email and text messages. However, the
data will only be disclosed on an anonymous and aggregated basis
not in a way in which you will be identified.
5. We may hold Personal Data relating to the transactions you enter
into with us or others through the Coastal Ventures service such
as an online seller. We will disclose Personal Data to a party to
the transaction, but only to assist your transaction.
6. You agree that for the purposes of providing the Coastal Ventures
service to you it may be necessary for your Personal Data to be
passed by us or other organisations involved in providing the Coastal
Ventures service to companies outside the United States.
7. If you have any questions about the handling or protection of
your Personal Data or your rights under this privacy statement please
write to us at : Coastal Ventures, LLC. 3121 St. Paul St., Suite
Baltimore, MD 21218
8. Coastal Ventures may disclose your Personal Data acting in good
faith if it believes such action is necessary to conform with a
legal requirement or comply with the legal process, protect and
defend the rights or property of Coastal Ventures or other members
of the Coastal Ventures group of companies, enforce this Online Agreement,
act to protect the interests of its registered users or others.
9.1 The Coastal Ventures service makes use of "cookies".
A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your hard disk.
Cookies contain information about you and your chosen preferences.
For example, it might contain a record of which pages within the
Coastal Ventures website you visited, to help us customise the website
for you the next time you visit.
9.2 Only the information that you provide, or the choices you make,
while visiting the Coastal Ventures website can be stored in a cookie.
For example, the Coastal Ventures website cannot determine your
email address unless you choose to type it. Allowing Coastal Ventures
to create a cookie does not give Coastal Ventures access to the
rest of your computer and only Coastal Ventures can read it.
9.3 Coastal Ventures will only use the cookies created to enhance
your experience. What this means is that when you use the site Coastal
Ventures will be able to keep certain settings for you for when
you return. It also means that you do not need to choose options
such as your TV or weather region every time you visit the site
as we store them for you during the time you spend browsing our