Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

Your privacy is very important to us. At Gulf Coast System we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.

  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone, except if needed  to comply with the law, or protect our rights.

  • We only store your personal information, that you input and manage, regarding your account for our Invoicing and online payment options or member pages.

It is Gulf Coast System’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information that may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Gulf Coast Systems collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.Gulf Coast System’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use its website. From time to time, Gulf Coast Systems may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gulf Coast Systems also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments or contact info. Gulf Coast Systems only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below;

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Gulf Coast System’s website choose to interact with Gulf Coast Systems in ways that require Gulf Coast Systems to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Gulf Coast Systems gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who ask for a contact back, to provide a name and email address. Gulf Coast Systems collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Gulf Coast Systems. Gulf Coast Systems does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Online Payments

We use Quickbooks for our banking gateway handler and WooCommerce for the website transaction management system.

Aggregated Statistics

Gulf Coast Systems may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Gulf Coast Systems may monitor the most popular pages on the GulfCoastSystems.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Gulf Coast Systems may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Gulf Coast Systems does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Gulf Coast Systems discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Gulf Coast System’s behalf or to provide services available at Gulf Coast System’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Gulf Coast Systems will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone, ever. 

Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Gulf Coast Systems discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Gulf Coast Systems believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Gulf Coast Systems, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Gulf Coast Systems website and have supplied your email address, Gulf Coast Systems may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Gulf Coast Systems and our services. We expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. Gulf Coast Systems takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Gulf Coast Systems uses cookies to help Gulf Coast Systems identify and track visitors, their usage of Gulf Coast Systems website, and their website access preferences. Gulf Coast Systems visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Gulf Coast System’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Gulf Coast System’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.  Please check back here on this page for more information regarding cookies.

Business Transfers

If Gulf Coast Systems, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Gulf Coast Systems goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would NOT be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party, except through personal negotiations and agreement with Gulf Coast Systems, LLC.

Ads

You may receive business communication from us, but you won’t see any ad’s on my site. No surprises.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Gulf Coast Systems may update its Privacy Policy from time to time. Gulf Coast Systems encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change. IF ANY changes reflect the sharing of data, Gulf Coast Systems will notify members and update the policy, otherwise, the update will take place.