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Privacy Policy

This is the official privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") of the AquaticRepublicNetwork group of websites ("ARN", "we", "us" or "our") and describes how we handle Personal Information (as defined below) you provide to us or that we collect from you through the use of our Websites and any additional, replacement, substitute or backup websites and web pages that are associated with our websites (collectively, the "Website").

Personal Information

You can browse our Website without being required to divulge any Personal Information to us. Although we collect and maintain aggregate anonymous information about usage and visitors browsing our Website, no Personal Information is collected as part of this process.

When we use the term "Personal Information" in this Privacy Policy, we mean information such as your first/middle initial or name, last name, e-mail address, postal / mailing address, date of birth and any other information that would allow someone to identify you or contact you. We may collect Personal Information about you when you register for the site and post information and for similar purposes. Personal Information also includes information collected and maintained through the use of our Website about your personal preferences, settings and your relationship with us (for example, if you are an image contributor).

We may use the Personal Information that you provide in order provide you with information regarding ARN and our services and opportunities by means of, but not limited to web, email, mail, text message or to administer and maintain our Website. When you provide us with this Personal Information, you are consenting to receive any such communication. You may subscribe or unsubscribe to our communications at any time by clicking the “User Control Panel” link at the top of any web page.

If you are a registered, you must give us current, complete and accurate information and keep the information you provide to us up to date. We cannot and shall not be responsible for any problems or liability that may arise if you do not give us current, accurate, truthful or complete information or you fail to update the information you give us.

Will do not share, sell, rent or lease any Personal Information that you provide with any unaffiliated third parties unless you authorize us to do so by opting-in. The term "unaffiliated third parties" or "third parties" does not include any subsidiaries or affiliates of ARN.

Children

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children or knowingly allow children to purchase goods or register through our website. Visitors 12 years of age and younger must obtain a parent or guardian’s permission before submitting any personal information to this or any other website. In the event that we learn that we have received any personal information from a visitor 12 years of age or younger, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have information from or about a child 12 years of age or younger, please contact us immediately.

Use of Outside Vendors

We may from time to time retain qualified third-party vendors to help us manage the Website and allow us to better serve our visitors. These may include third-party vendors we engage to analyze the information we collect on the Website, for marketing or similar purposes. We require all vendors to maintain the security of all information to which they are provided access, and restricts the vendors from using the information in any way not authorized by the Academy.

Cookies

We may contract with third parties who use Cookies to collect information for us. Cookies are small, removable data files that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your Web browser. When you visit our site, we may send one or more cookies to uniquely identify your browser, which allows us to enhance and personalize your online experience on the Website. Cookies, by themselves, do not provide us with any personally-identifying information. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change the preferences of your browser so that it does not accept them. These parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of all such information.

Links and Third Parties

There may be opportunities through the Academy Website from time to time to opt-in to receive information from non-Academy entities. If you opt-in, you may receive correspondence from these organizations on programs, products or services that might interest you. Your communication with these entities should be directly with such entities. In addition, the Website may provide links to resources we believe may be useful. These links will lead you to websites operated by third parties that operate under different privacy policies. We encourage you to review those privacy policies, as our Privacy Policy does not apply to such sites, and we have no control over information you may submit to those third parties or how they may use the information you provide to them. We may use third parties, such as ad server companies, to present advertisements you may see on our Website, which may also include advertisements placed by third parties. We have no control over such third parties’ use of any technologies or their policies and practices concerning their collection and use of your information. Our Privacy Policy does not cover information collected by third parties, nor how they may use such information.

How We Protect Your Information

We are committed to protecting the Personal Information you share with us through use of our Website and we maintain reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Information. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that data transmitted over the Internet will always be secure. As a result, although we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit or we may learn as a result of your use of our Website and you do so at your own risk. If, for any reason, you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use or attempt to take advantage of any of the information, services, features or functions of the Website that might require you to provide your Personal Information.

Revisions to This Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without advance notice, by posting an updated and revised version of this Privacy Policy on the Website. The revisions are effective immediately upon posting and we encourage you to check this Privacy Policy often so you are aware of the most current terms and conditions that apply to you.

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