Privacy Policy Agreement

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Privacy Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

User Personal Information

Users must enter an email address to register an account, which allows them to join the community, ask questions directly on listings, and place orders. Personal information collected and stored in a user account may include First Name, Last Name, E-mail, Telephone, Fax, and one or more Addresses. This information may be included in the order details for both the selling user and buying user when an order is placed on the website for a Buy Now" listing. Order details are immediately emailed to both the buying user and selling user at the time the order is placed. They are also shared in the Order history and Sales history of the buying user and selling user, respectively.

User Profile Information

Users may choose to activate a user Profile page to create and post listings. Information collected and stored in a user account for this may include a Profile Image, Profile Name / Title, Profile Description, PayPal Account E-mail Address, Location (includes Country, State / Region, and City / Location), and Social links (may include personal Website url, Facebook page, Twitter page, Pinterest page, Google+ page). This information is displayed publicly on the user profile page and for each user on the website. User profiles may be listed in the user Index.

User-to-User Contact

Features exist on the website to facilitate contact between users and may generate automatic email notifications. The personal email address on account for each user is NOT exposed nor shared with the other users during these activities, unless otherwise explicitly stated.

User Profile Contact Form

Anyone may email a user directly through the website by using the User Profile Contact Form. The sender must supply an email address, but the email address of the recipient user is NOT shared. An email with the submitted message will be sent from SurfersList to the recipient user and to the sending user. The recipient user may choose to reply by using the User Profile Contact form; directly to the email address provided by the sender; or not at all.

Listing Discussion

Users may leave a comment or ask a question about a listing to other users directly through the website without sharing their personal email address by using the the Discussion tab available on every listing. Users must log in to submit a listing discussion message. The name displayed next to each question and answer will be the user Profile Name / Title for users who have activated a user profile; or the user account First Name and Last Name otherwise. Discussion submitted by users without a profile require approval by SurfersList before they appear on the website. Discussion submitted by users with a profile will be automatically approved. Approved questions and answers appear on the listing page. An email will be sent from SurfersList to the listing user and to the asking user. The listing user should reply similarly by using the Discussion form on the listing page. The personal email address of both users will NOT be exposed nor shared during this process.

User Profile Reviews

User may rate and review other user profiles. To submit a review, users must have activated a user profile and be logged in to their account. In so doing, an email notification will be sent from SurfersList to the submitting user and the reviewed user. The personal email address of both users will NOT be exposed nor shared during this process.

Flagged Listings

Anyone may flag a listing to alert SurfersList of inappropriate content. In so doing, an email notification will be sent from SurfersList to the listing user. If the listing is flagged by another user while logged in to their acccount, then the flagging user will receive the email notification, as well. The personal email address of users will NOT be exposed nor shared during this process.