Privacy Policy

Sharp Ocean Schedules is a search engine that saves you time and money. We search the industry for the routes and schedules; you find what you are looking for and then you go directly to a forwarder or carrier to make your booking. So, this means we do not take your credit card information and we do not take your money. Registration on Sharp Ocean Schedules is strictly voluntary, and this allows you to get more information and access to certain great features if you register.

Personal Information
Sharp Ocean Schedules collects personally identifiable information that you provide to us, including. (at your discretion) your name, an email address, and a password. Our software uses your information to personalize and manage the Sharp Ocean Schedules website for you. For example, our site stores your favorite schedules, carriers and forwarders. If you decide to give us this information, you are telling us that this information is both true and accurate. You are also are telling us that you have the authorization to provide us with that information.
Non-Personal Information
In order to make our site more efficient, we may also collect certain non-personal information (such as destination or site usage behavior) based on your use of Sharp Ocean Schedules. We may use this information to display advertising that may be relevant to your business and suppress advertising that may not interest you. For example, we might show you offers from your port of departure or destination, but not those from other ports.
Technical Information
To help us to refine occasionally our software, we may collect some technical information from your browser software (such as Firefox or Internet Explorer), screen resolution and the website that referred you to us.
Registration
When you choose to register with us, Sharp Ocean Schedules logs you in automatically using your email address. This makes it easier for you as you don't have to create and remember a login identifier. The use of your email address for login also allows Sharp Ocean Schedules the chance to email you a new password in case you forget or lost your old one. This happens quite often, particularly to those who are incredibly busy. If you register with us, Sharp Ocean Schedules will save your information and recognise you regardless of from where you login. So if you are travelling or in another office and using another computer, we'll know it's you and display your searches and preferences when you login.
Mail
Sharp Ocean Schedules gives you the option of receiving emails from us. We think they are useful, but you may not and can opt out any time. Our emails are sent from a Sharp Ocean Schedules address and are sent to your real email address. Every email that we send has an opt-out URL, so you can be unsubscribed when you want. We dislike spam at Sharp Ocean Schedules and expect that you do too.
Who knows?
All of the information that you chose to share with us stays with us. We do not sell your information to anyone. The only exception might be if Sharp Ocean Schedules itself were to be sold. In such a case, the buyers would acquire your information so that they can continue to provide the same great Sharp Ocean Schedules service.
Sharp Ocean Schedules will occasionally share aggregated usage information with others. This type of information does not contain your identity or anything personally identifiable to you. Sharp Ocean Schedules may disclose to authorized law enforcement personnel the personal data from anyone who poses a threat to our interests, or otherwise make such disclosures that Sharp Ocean Schedules is required to (or where Sharp Ocean Schedules believes it should do so) by law. This might include those that are attempting to commit fraud or those who conduct activities that could bring harm to others.
Safe and Secure
All users of Sharp Ocean Schedules have control over the use of their personal data. You can always change your account settings in the "My Profile" page on Sharp Ocean Schedules. Sharp Ocean Schedules has a sophisticated security program intended to keep the information stored in our systems protected from unauthorized access. We store your information in secure data centers located in the United States. Our systems are configured with data encryption, or scrambling technologies and firewalls constructed to the highest industry standards. We also use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology that protects the data you send over the Internet. Third party security firms review our internal security policies and documentation regularly.
Cookies
When you visit Sharp Ocean Schedules we may store information about your web session and assign you one or more 'cookies'. Your browser will store these cookies on you computer in a small text file. For example, when you decide to login as a Sharp Ocean Schedules member, we store encrypted information in your browser so you don't have to login on every page.
Permanent cookie files remain on your computer's hard drive until you delete them manually using your browser or operating system software. You can enable your browser to refuse cookies, but doing so may disable access to some services and tools that we offer.
Sharp Ocean Schedules does make money by selling advertising as well as referrals from searches on our site. Our third party advertising partners often use a cookie or third party web beacon (a single pixel GIF image) to track when a click becomes a sale, but no personally identifiable information is ever sent to these advertising partners.
Third Parties
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our web site. These companies may use general information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services which may be of interest to you.
Although we work with responsible third parties, their business policies may include different privacy policies and practices than we have. So when you click through to third party websites, our privacy policies no longer apply. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these partner websites.
Sharp Ocean Schedules does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from people under the age of 18. If we become aware of the fact that a minor is attempting to submit this information, we will inform the minor that he or she is ineligible to do so. We will then remove this information from our records.
Sharp Ocean Schedules reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. If there are material changes to this statement on how Sharp Ocean Schedules will use your information, we will prominently post these changes prior to implementing them. If you use our website after we post these changes, this indicates your acceptance of them. Regardless of later updates, we will follow the privacy practices described in this privacy statement at the time you provided us with your information. If you have questions about our privacy policies, please send feedback.
Android permissions
Contacts: If you allow us to access your contacts, it enables us to provide a lot of features to you such as sharing sailing schedules with your friends, inviting your friends to try our app, send across referral links to your friends, etc. We will also use this information to make recommendations for sailing schedule data which your friends have shortlisted. This information will be stored on our servers and synced from your phone.
iOS permissions
Contacts: If you allow us to access your contacts, it enables us to provide a lot of features to you such as sharing sailing schedules with your friends, inviting your friends to try our app, send across referral links to your friends, etc. We will also use this information to make recommendations for sailing schedule data which your friends have shortlisted. This information will be stored on our servers and synced from your phone.