Privacy Policy

1. Description of Policy
This policy is intended to inform you about the information and data gathered by AMERICA’S BOATING CHANNEL (the “Company”) when you use the website, AMERICA’S BOATING CHANNEL mobile and/or television applications, AMERICA’S BOATING CHANNEL social media presences, as well as other websites the Company may operate from time to time (collectively, the “Services”). The policy covers the Company’s personal information handling practices for both online and offline data; information the Company collects from you; how the Company stores your information; and how your information may be used (“Privacy Policy”). The Company encourages you to read the Privacy Policy to ensure that you understand the Company’s privacy practices. If you provide the Company with your personal information, the Company will treat it according to this policy. The Company takes your privacy seriously. The Company is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that you have a positive experience on the Company’s website, mobile and television applications, and social media presences. The Company will not rent, sell, or share your personal information with third parties, except as indicated below. The Company may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If you are a registered user of the Services, the Company will attempt to inform you of any material changes by email and/or text message. Otherwise, please check this page frequently for the latest and most updated Privacy Policy. Under the Data Protection Act of 1998, the Company will provide you with the opportunity to review, remove, and modify any personal information that you provided previously. Please contact the Company directly by email to make changes to your personal information. You may also update your personal information by logging into your account for the Services and updating your details by clicking your username at the top right of the page then clicking Settings. To communicate about privacy-related concerns, please contact the Company at The Privacy Policy covers all Services of the Company and is applicable worldwide.

2. Collection of Your Personal Information
The Company will only collect the personal data you choose to provide during your registration process for the Services. Personal data is any information that can be used to identify an individual, and may include, but is not limited to, name, e-mail address, postal or other physical address, phone number, title, credit card number, expiration date, and other information required to provide a service, deliver a product, or carry out a transaction you have requested. Reasons the Company collects your personal information include: to update you when new videos are added to the Services; to facilitate participation in the production of the Company’s videos; and/or to provide you with a more personalized and meaningful experience of the Services. The Company will only request the minimal amount of data necessary for the purposes for which it is requested. Requests to access your data will be made in plain language and in context via incremental authorizations whenever possible, so that you can understand why the Company needs the data. The Company may customize the Services or marketing communications based on information that you previously provided or that was collected through the Company to enhance the overall experience of the Services. As part of the registration process, in order to use the Services, you will need to provide your full name, email address, phone number, physical address, country, state, zip code, and billing information, including credit card data. All data is stored in the United States. You may elect not to provide any of the above information, but you will then not be able to use certain features of the Services. The Company will keep your data for up to thirty days after your account is deleted. After the thirty days, all your data will be fully removed from the Company’s system.

3. Uses of Your Personal Information
The Company will only use your personal information as specified when it is collected. The Company will not subsequently change the way your personal information is used without your consent. Some of the ways the Company may use your personal information include: to provide the ability to contact you and provide you with information regarding new videos, related digital content, and/or products being made available by vendors, sponsors; or advertisers; to provide marketing or promotional communications regarding the Services; to conduct voluntary surveys in order to provide better services to viewers; and/or to meet contractual obligations with vendors, sponsors, advertisers, and service providers such as marketing partners and digital advertising networks. The Company will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted the Company permission to do so. The Company may share your personal information to staff members and/or independent contractors of the Company for purposes of data processing or storage. The Company may also share your personal information with authorized third-party agents or contractors to provide a requested service or transaction. For example, if the Company needs to ship something to you, the Company may need to share your name and address with a shipping company. The Company will only provide third-party agents with the minimum amount of personal information necessary to complete the requested service or transaction. The Company may respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process by disclosing your personal information and other related information, if necessary. The Company also may choose to establish or exercise its legal rights or defend against legal claims. The Company may collect and possibly share personal information and any other additional information available to the Company to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Company’s operating procedures, or as otherwise required by law. While navigating the Services, you may be directed to content or functionality that is hosted by a third-party supplier, including sponsors and advertisers. When information is collected on behalf of the Company exclusively, the Privacy Policy will be referenced on the site and will govern how your information is used. For other, non-Company sites, the site owner's privacy policy will be referenced. It is the Company’s practice to require such suppliers to handle information in a manner consistent with the Company’s privacy and security policies. The Company will ask you for your opt-in consent to share your personal information with a third party for any other reason. 

4. Security of Your Personal Information
The Company is committed to protecting the personal information you share with it. The Company utilizes a combination of security technologies, procedures, and organizational measures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When the Company transfers sensitive personal data (for example, credit card information) over the internet, the Company protects it using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. The Company will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations. However, please be advised that while the Company takes extra measures to protect your data and the integrity of your information, the Company cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent unauthorized access from occurring or ensure the security of the information you transmit. The Services may provide links to other third-party websites which are outside the Company’s control and not covered by this policy. The Company encourages you to review the privacy policies posted on these and all websites. The Company’s social media forums are public. Please consider this before posting material to them. The Company recommends that you take every precaution to protect your personal information when you are on the internet. Please take the proper steps to maintain the security of your account information. For example, change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers when creating passwords that are difficult to deduce, and make sure you use a secure browser. The Company needs your help in keeping the personal information you have shared accurate and up to date. Please notify the Company of any changes to your personal information.

5. Your Rights
You have the right to ask the Company not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise that right by contacting the Company at

6. Protection of Children
The Company does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If the Company learns that it has collected personal information for a child under the age of 13, the Company will delete that data from its systems. The Company encourages parents and guardians to go online with their children. Here are a few tips to help make a child's online experience safer: teach children never to give personal information unless supervised by a parent or other responsible adult; know the sites your children are visiting, and which sites are appropriate; and look for website privacy policies. Know how your child's information is treated. Please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) website for more tips on protecting children's privacy online.

7. Non-Personal Information Collection and Use
In some instances, the Company may collect non-personal aggregate or demographic data through cookies, web logs, and/or web beacons. This information is used to better understand and improve the usability, performance, and effectiveness of the Services. The Company may collect and store certain information about your interaction with the Services, including cookies, IP Addresses, browser type, device type, location, internet service provider (ISP), entry and exit pages, operating systems, time/date stamps, and other related data. The Company will use this information only to improve the quality of the Services and related offerings of the Company. If you choose to decline cookies via your browser, you will have some limitations in using the Services. For example, if you do not accept cookies when shopping online, the associated shopping basket will not work, and you will not be able to place an order. The Company uses multiple third parties to monitor web traffic, statistics, advertisement click-through, and other activities on the Services. Where authorized by the Company, such third parties may use cookies. The Company may use web log files, web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous aggregate statistics on users of the Services. The Company may also include web beacons in HTML-formatted e-mail marketing communications to count how many emails (or particular sections, links, etc.) are being accessed. Current versions of web browsers offer enhanced user controls regarding the placement and duration of both first- and third-party cookies. Search for "cookies" under your web browser's Help menu for more information on cookie management features available to you. 

8. Privacy Notifications
Privacy notifications communicated within the Services will thoroughly disclose the way the Company accesses, uses, stores, or shares your data. The Company’s use of your data will be limited to the practices explicitly disclosed in this published Privacy Policy, with additional notifications within the Services added to ensure that you understand how the Company will handle your data. If the Company changes the way the Services use your data, the Company will notify you and prompt you to consent to an updated privacy policy before the Company makes use of your data in a new way or for a different purpose than originally disclosed.

9. Email and Text Message Notices
When you register to use the Services or purchase any products from a vendor using the Services, your email will automatically be listed in the Company mailing list. You will receive welcome information, account information, and other marketing related information related to the Services and the products you viewed and purchased. You may also receive periodic emails and/or text messages from the Company notifying you of new features, products, titles, and other related information regarding the Services. You may choose to opt out of receiving emails or text messages from the Company, but if you choose to do so, you will not receive technical support requests, account updates and notifications, product updates, security updates or updates to the Company’s Terms of Service as well as updates to this Privacy Policy. At any time if you forget your account information, you may log back onto the Company’s website and click forgot login on the login area screen. A password reset link will be emailed to you with further steps to reset your account info.

10. Unsubscribing to Marketing Communications
Each of the Company’s mass emails (e.g., press releases and media alerts) and text messages includes instructions on how you can unsubscribe from that online publication. You may also unsubscribe from any of the Company’s communications by sending a letter, including your name, e-mail address, and the title of the marketing material that you wish to unsubscribe from to: 

America’s Boating Channel

60 Merrimac Street
Unit 505
Amesbury, MA 01913 

11. Change of Ownership
In the event the Company undertakes a change in ownership, such as a merger, acquisition by or with another company, including partial or all assets, or related business transition, any personally identifiable information the Company has on record will likely be transferred with the transition.

12. Changes to Privacy Policy
Any changes the Company may make to the Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, sent to you by e-mail and/or text message. If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, the Services, or the Company’s emails or text messages regarding the Services, products, or features, please contact the Company at