Schooner Bill of Rights

Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website is for the schooner BILL OF RIGHTS which is owned and operated by South Bayfront Sailing Association, an all volunteer, 501.c.3 non-profit corporation located in Chula Vista, CA.  The ship’s website address is: and the organization’s website is  (or

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The only personal data we collect via this site is contact information for visitors who wish to be on our mailing list to receive newsletters and updates on current activities, visitors contacting us with a comment or question, customers purchasing tickets or merchandise and supporter donating to us.  We keep none of this information on the site but use the site as an interface.

Presently we use Constant Contact as our CRM for newsletters and updates with fname, lname and email only.  For financial matters we use SquareUp, Paypal or Intuit (Quickbooks).   We keep only the essential information to process transactions.  At no time is the made available or sold to another party, as we value your privacy and personal data.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


When we upload images to the website, we avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.

Contact forms

Information received via Contact forms or Newsletter sign-up is maintained only for the purpose of communications.   You may remove your name from our contact database at any time and your request to no longer be contacted wil be honored.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We do not share you data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

You can alway contact us for further information at:

South Bayfront Sailing Association, 604 Marina Parkway, Chula Vista CA  91910   Tel: 619 500-2419   email: