Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND POLICIES CAREFULLY. WHEN YOU USE THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE POLICIES, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. 

I hereby acknowledge that I have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the policies, terms, and conditions set forth in this document. 

YOUR ACCOUNT

If you use this site, or restricted accounts on third party sites to which we have provided you access to, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computers and smartphones, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Capital Coast (“Company”) reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel engagements at their sole discretion. (The words “we,” “our,” or “us” also refer to Company.) 

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

When you visit our website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, or other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

You agree to use our Secure Upload page at https://capitalcoast.us/secureupload to send us any sensitive information. Double check the website address and the validity of the SSL certificate before assuming that you are on the correct website.

Remember, email transmission is not secure and therefore it is better to provide us with sensitive information by making use of our Secure Upload page. Put any message in writing and upload it as a word or PDF document using the tools on our Secure Upload page. Big data and excel sheets should also be sent to us this way. We can also provide you with a scanner that encrypts your data before transmission and sends it directly to our secure servers.

Once we have received your data, we can use our safeguards to protect it.

DATA PROTECTION

In order to protect your data, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards.  We review these internal controls regularly in keeping with technological advancements and compliance with Federal and State requirements.

We want to assure you that we do our upmost best to ensure that nay information you give us remains safe and confidential. We will send you a Privacy Policy each year while you are our client. In the event we make significant changes to our systems and procedures, we will send you a new Policy.

APPLICABLE LAW

By visiting our website, you agree that the laws of the State of California will govern these Conditions of Use, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Capital Coast.

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Capital Coast respects the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance of protecting the information collected from you. We have adopted an Online Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) that guides how we collect, store, and use the information you provide online. Please note that this policy applies only to our site, and not to web sites maintained by other companies or organizations to which we link.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Capital Coast at the email address or postal address specified on our homepage.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

Our primary goals in collecting personally identifiable information are to provide you with services, to communicate with you, and to manage your registered user account, if you have one.

INFORMATION COLLECTED UPON REGISTRATION

If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of our web site, or restricted accounts on third party sites to which we have provided you access to, you will be required to become a registered user, and to submit certain personally identifiable information to Capital Coast and trusted third parties. This happens in a number of instances, such as when you sign up for our services or if you desire to receive marketing materials and information. Personally identifiable information thatmay be collected in such instances may include your IP address, full user name, password, email address, city, time zone, telephone number, and other information that you decide to provide us with, or that you decide to include in your public profile.

USE OF CONTACT INFORMATION

In addition, we may use your contact information to market to you, and provide you with information about, our products and services. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such information or communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications.

LOG DATA

When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website as Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, the websites you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider the IP address will be different every time you log on. We use Log Data to monitor the use of the Site and of our Service, and for the Site’s technical administration. We do not associate your IP address with any other personally identifiable information to identify you personally, except in case of violation of the Terms of Service

COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

COOKIES

We use cookies and other technologies to passively collect demographic information, personalize your experience on our site and monitor advertisements and other activities. Cookies are small files downloaded to your computer to track movements within web sites. We may link cookie information to personal information. We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interest and to monitor website usage. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies whenever you visit a website. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. However some areas of our sites will not function properly if you do so. Please note that this Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Capital Coast only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

OTHER TECHNOLOGIES 

Other technologies used include clear GIF’s and IP address logging. Clear GIF’s also known as web bugs, beacons, or tags, are small graphic images placed on a web page, web-based document, or in an e-mail message. Clear GIF’s are invisible to the user because they are typically very small (only 1-by-1 pixel) and the same color as the background of the web page, document or e-mail message. We do not use clear GIF’s to collect personal information about you. However, we may use clear GIF’s to capture statistical usage information for our web pages, features, or other elements on a web page. We may correlate this information to a user to personalize user experience and for statistical analysis of user experiences on our web pages.

THIRD PARTIES

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

Certain products and/or services are provided to you in partnership with third party(s) and may require you to disclose personally identifiable information in order to register for and access such products and/or services. Such products and/or services shall identify the third party partners at the point of registration. If you elect to register for such products and/or services your personally identifiable information will be transferred to such third party(s) and will be subject to the privacy policy and practices of such third party(s). We are not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of such third party(s) and, therefore, you should review the privacy practices and policies of such third party(s) prior to providing your personally identifiable information in connection with such products and/or services.

SERVICE PROVIDERS

We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, file sharing, and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.

LAW ENFORCEMENT

We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of Capital Coast or a third party, the safety of the public, or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law.

BUSINESS TRANSFERS

We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your personally identifiable information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. You will have the opportunity to opt out of any such transfer if the new entity’s planned processing of your information differs materially from that set forth in this Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us

Questions about this statement or about our handling of your information may be sent by email to contact@capitalcoast.us, or by post to Capital Coast Privacy Office, United States.