Privacy Policy

  1. General


_101knots_ together with its Affiliates makes available this website product, services, pictures, materials, information, products and services available on the Properties, regardless of the device used to access such Properties.

Because we collect certain types of information from users of our properties, we feel that you should know how we collect, use, disclose, manage and store such information. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes, among other things, the types of information collected about you when you visit our properties; how your information may be used and when it may be disclosed; and how you can control the use and disclosure of your information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully so that you understand our online privacy practices. Your continued use of, and/or participation on our properties, indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and of the collection, use, disclosure, management and storage of your Personal Information as described below. By visiting our properties, you agree that your visit and any dispute regarding our privacy practices is governed by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of, and/or participation on, the Properties after we post a revised version of this Privacy Policy, signifies your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. Such modified Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. It is therefore important that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

  1. Types of information we collect from you

We may collect information that individually identifies you (“Identifiable Information”). Identifiable Information may include but is not limited to: your name; phone number; e-mail address; and any combination of information that individually identifies you.

We may also automatically collect information that does not directly identify you but may be considered your personal data. Other Information may include but is not limited to information such as identifiers like your IP address, device ID and cookie ID as well as internet and connecting device information and other information.

Identifiable Information and other Information shall collectively be referred to as: ”Personal Information” throughout this Privacy Policy.

  1. Collection of your personal informationInformation Provided Directly to Us:

We believe that we can enhance your experience on our properties through the information you share with us. However, you may choose to enjoy some of the content and features on our properties without directly providing us with any information about you; but, as described below, some information is automatically collected when you visit our properties. In addition, in order for you to take advantage of certain features and services offered on our properties, you may be required to provide us with Personal Information.

The Properties provide certain activities in which we gather Personal Information from the users, such as an activity that requires that a user complete a registration process to participate. It may require the submission of your email and other Personal Information. You may also provide us with photographs or video materials containing personal information. In addition, you may have the ability to opt in to additional subscription services, such as email news alerts or promotional and marketing information to be received directly from our advertisers (those who pay us to place advertisements on our properties) which may require you to provide certain Personal Information.

Information is Collected Automatically:

In addition to the information that you may provide to us, our Properties also automatically collect Other Information about you that may include information related to your computer, including your browser type, operating system and computer monitor resolution; your Internet Protocol (IP) address (the number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet and that can sometimes be used to derive your general geographic area); sites and/or applications you visited before and after visiting our Properties; web pages and advertisements you view; links you click on our Properties; information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies; information about your interactions with video content, such as the type of content viewed; information about your interactions with email messages, such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded; and standard server log information.
Combination of information 

Please note that all information we collect about you may also be shared with our business partners such as, but not limited to: photographers and colleagues.
Cookies and similar technologies

You should be aware that Other Information may be automatically collected on the Properties through the use of cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies. Once you choose to furnish our Properties with Personal Information, this information may be linked to the data stored in a cookie and such information may be used to personalize your experience with our properties. Web beacons and cookies may also be used to collect, aggregate and analyze anonymous tracking data to help measure and track traffic and general user behavior. We may also use such technologies to help us offer you more relevant information or products and services of interest to you. Cookies also identify you to our servers allowing you the opportunity to avoid reentering your email and password each time you access the Properties.

Our third-party service providers, advertisers and affiliates may use cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies to manage or measure the performance of their information displayed or delivered over our properties.

We may also use technical methods in our emails that we send to you to determine whether you have opened or forwarded an email and/or clicked on links in those emails, to customize the display of banner advertising and other messages to you. These technical methods may enable us to collect and use your Personal Information.
Our use of your information

We use your Personal Information to provide you with features, services or goods, or information you request, to respond to your questions or comments related to us or the Properties, and to enable you to participate in activities, and message boards. We also use your Personal Information to notify you about updates that may be of interest to you.

Your choices regarding your personal information and receipt of communications

We respect your privacy and your ability to choose what information you share with us and what communications you receive from us.

To the extent that you have registered, but wish to remove or modify your Identifiable Information contained in our database, you may delete or modify your account profile at any time (if applicable), or send an e-mail to __semproz [at] aol com_____ with your specific request to disable your account profile or modify/delete your Identifiable Information.

If you ask us to disable your account profile or modify/delete your Identifiable Information, we will satisfy such request within a reasonable period of time.

If you do not want information collected through the use of “cookies” there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept cookies. You may set your browser to accept all or certain cookies, block all or certain cookies, or require your consent before accepting a cookie. Blocking our cookies will affect your online experience and may prevent you from experiencing certain features of our properties.

Security of information

We take reasonable security precautions to secure the Personal Information that you choose to provide against the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized access of such information. Unfortunately, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information that you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at:


This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a Raptive (“Raptive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Raptive will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Raptive’s data usage, click here

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this site, please contact us at semproz @ aol [dot] com

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