Privacy Policy

  1. Boardthought’s commitment to maintaining your privacy
    Boardthought’s Privacy Statement has been created because we value our users and recognise their right to keep personal information private. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Boardthought.
  2. Collecting information on Boardthought visitors
    Boardthought collects information on our site visitors collectively including which sections of the site are most frequently visited, how often and for how long. This data is always used as aggregated, non-personal information. Boardthought utilises this information to improve and enhance our services by monitoring the areas on the site which are most popular to you. This aggregated information may be shared with Boardthought partners to provide them with an overview of how Boardthought visitors use the site. This is done for the purposes of providing you with a more efficient site.

    IP Addresses
    Boardthought’s web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.

    Cookies & Applets
    Boardthought uses cookies to provide you with a better experience. These cookies and applets allow us to increase your security by storing your section ID and is a way of monitoring single user access.This aggregate, non-personal information is collated to assist in analysing the usage of the site.

  1. Collecting information on Boardthought Registered members
    As part of registering with Boardthought, we collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of Boardthought’s services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to Boardthought as detailed below.Registration
    Registration is completely optional. However, registration for Boardthought allows you to provide real-time surf board reviews. Registration includes submitting your name, age, gender, years surfing, email address, postcode, and country where you live. You may access this information at any time by clicking ‘Manage my account’.
  1. Credit Card Details
    Credit Card details are only sorted for the processing of payment and will be deleted once payment is processed.
  2. Email communications from Boardthought
    Boardthought may also provide you with selected information about surf board reviews and website changes in an email newsletter or other electronic communication. This free service is sent to registered users. Boardthought may also make you aware of additional products and services which form part of your relationship with Boardthought.
  3. Storage & Security of Personal Information
    Boardthought takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our system. Boardthought allows you to access your information at any time to keep it accurate and up to date. Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities. In addition, our employees and contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by Boardthought. However, Boardthought will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your personal information. You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the Boardthought site.
  1. Access to Your Information
    Unless you become a registered Boardthought user, Boardthought does not collect information that identifies you personally. If however, you become a Boardthought registered user, you are able to change and update your registered profile at any time. Should you require assistance with updating your account or removing your details from the site, this can be by forwarding an email to:
  2. Boardthought Partners & Advertisers
    Boardthought may, from time to time, provide links to third party sites. The use of your information by these third party sites is not within the control of Boardthought and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these companies.
  3. Feedback
    Boardthought welcomes feedback on all aspects of the site. Boardthought stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback will be used to administer and refine the service and may be shared with Boardthought partners either in aggregate form or with specific identifying characteristics removed.
  4. Privacy & Site Changes
    From time to time, Boardthought may review and update its privacy statement. Revised versions will be updated on the website.