Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Five Star Pools and Spas ("Five Star Pools and Spas") operates fivestarpoolsandspas.com and may operate other websites. It is Five Star Pools and Spas' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Five Star Pools and Spas 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. Five Star Pools and Spas' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Five Star Pools and Spas' visitors use its website. From time to time, Five Star Pools and Spas may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Five Star Pools and Spas also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on fivestarpoolsandspas.com blogs/sites. Five Star Pools and Spas only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Five Star Pools and Spas' websites choose to interact with Five Star Pools and Spas in ways that require Five Star Pools and Spas to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Five Star Pools and Spas gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at fivestarpoolsandspas.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Five Star Pools and Spas are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Five Star Pools and Spas collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Five Star Pools and Spas. Five Star Pools and Spas 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.

Aggregated Statistics

Five Star Pools and Spas may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Five Star Pools and Spas may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Five Star Pools and Spas does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Five Star Pools and Spas 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 Five Star Pools and Spas' behalf or to provide services available at Five Star Pools and Spas' websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Five Star Pools and Spas' websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Five Star Pools and Spas will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Five Star Pools and Spas discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Five Star Pools and Spas believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Five Star Pools and Spas, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Five Star Pools and Spas website and have supplied your email address, Five Star Pools and Spas 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 Five Star Pools and Spas and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Five Star Pools and Spas 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. Five Star Pools and Spas uses cookies to help Five Star Pools and Spas identify and track visitors, their usage of Five Star Pools and Spas website, and their website access preferences. Five Star Pools and Spas visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Five Star Pools and Spas' websites, with the drawback that certain features of Five Star Pools and Spas' websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Five Star Pools and Spas, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Five Star Pools and Spas goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Five Star Pools and Spas may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Five Star Pools and Spas and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Five Star Pools and Spas may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Five Star Pools and Spas' sole discretion. Five Star Pools and Spas encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a fivestarpoolsandspas.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.