Effective date: Oct 20, 2020
SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV ("us", "we", or "our") operates the website and the SURF NEUTRAL mobile application (hereinafter referred to as the "Service").
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
- Service means the website and the SURF NEUTRAL mobile application operated by SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV
- Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
- Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
- Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device). Cookies improve user experience.
- Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
- Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
- We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject (or User)
- Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and
improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information we use at SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV includes, but is not limited to:On Subscription through e-mail:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Cookies and Usage Data
- Your password encrypted (Surf Neutral cannot read it!)
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Profile Picture
- Email address
- First name and last name
Below information is used by SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV to present to Surfer users on the Shapers Personal Page hosted on SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV.
When a board is registered the shapers gets a visible public page in the following format:
A: On the Shapers profile
On the shapers profile following information is presented and is configurable. It includes, but is not limited to:
Completing Profile as shaper: the shaper Branding page
- Brand name
- Brand story
- Instagram Account (optional)
- Facebook Account (optional)
Completing Profile as shaper: the Shapers BIO
- Country of birth
- Country of residence
- Local surf break (optional)
- Geolocation of shaping (optional)
- Date of birth
- When did a shaper user started surfing
- When did a shaper user started shaping
- Shaping full-time occupation?
- Shaping inspiration
- Number of boards shaped
Content that is private to the shaper:
- Instagram Account
- Facebook Account
- Surfboard model configurations
- Board orders added to the factory
- Internal reference numbers set by the shaper (eg. CAD file reference)
- CAD or design files uploaded by the shaper
- Manufacturing remarks for an order
- QR code view
- QR code PDF
- Board transfer information to surfers (*)
(*) When a board is transferred from a shaper to a surfer the email address of the surfer stays private until the surfer subscribes and Logs in onto the platform and accepts the board on his surfer profile. Surf Neutral sends an email to the surfer with the request of the shaper to accept the board transfer. When the board is accepted by the surfer on the platform Surf Neutral Int. BV then expose the username or name of the surfer to the surf community and on the board transferred by the shaper.
B: On the Surfers profile
Content that is public to the community:
During the board registration process, our Service allows shapers to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material ("Content").
All the information added during this registration process will be attached to the QR code which can be added onto equipment and scanned by nearly any device.
You are responsible for the Content that you post to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.
By posting Content during the board registration process to the Service, you grant us the right and license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the Service. You retain any and all of your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Service and you are responsible for protecting those rights. You agree that this license includes the right for us to make your Content available to other users of the Service, who may also use your Content subject to these Terms.
You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is yours (you own it) or you have the right to use it and grant us the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.
Following Shaper content is visible to the surfers on the service after registering the first board:
- Shaping location (if added)
- Board location
- Shaper first name
- Shaper last name
- Surfboard pictures which were uploaded during the registration process by the shaper
- Brand name
- Model name if applicable
- All surfboard dimensions
- Model story
- Board story
- QR of the board in digital format
- Board type
- Board technology
- Tail design
- Fin set up
- Fin system
- Design type
- Shaper username
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided in any email we send.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data").
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Service with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so ("Location Data"). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customise our Service.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings.
Location data visible to users:
- Shaping Location (optional and controlled by the shaper)
- Surfboard GEO Location on registration of the board
- Board location if the location is updated
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies.We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies.We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies.We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain our Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
- To provide customer support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
- To monitor the usage of our Service
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
- To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV may process your Personal Data because:
- In the event we need to perform a contract with you
- You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights
- For payment processing purposes
- To comply with the law
Retention of Data
SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Belgium and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Hetzner and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security, however we are taking all the reasonable steps known to us to protect it.
Our Policy on "Do Not Track" Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)
We do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
- The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
- The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
- The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
- The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
- The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analysing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our Service.
- Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.
- For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
We're providing paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors). SURF NEUTRAL is using Mangopay as payment processor.
The payment processors we work with are:
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Optional links to other sites available on SURF NEUTRAL INT. BV
- Link to Instagram Account
- Link to Facebook Account
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
By email: email@example.com