Our Privacy Policy

Who we are

Maine Ocean School Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.Our website address is: http://maineoceanschoolfoundation.org. Our mailing address is: P. O. Box 151, Searsport, ME  04974

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

We use contact forms to direct your inquiries to our staff. Your information is encrypted during transmission to our mail server and then sent on by normal email protocols.  We use  information you provide to facilitate responding to your contact inquiry only unless direct us otherwise.


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  external 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.


In the normal operation of this site the system may gather log files of ip addresses of those who have visited the site and where on the site they landed. These ip addresses indicate the means of connecting to our site and do not include your personal information. We do not share these log files with anyone. They may be used to determine the general location of our viewing audience.

Who we share your data with

The Maine Ocean School Foundation does not share your data with anyone not engaged in the business of the Foundation.

How long we retain your data

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.

Your contact information

When you contact us using one of our contact forms, we ask that you provide certain information such as name, address , email address and phone number.  We only use this information off this site for the purpose of contacting you directly. We do not share this information with any other entity. You have the right to ask us to delete your contact information from our off-site files at any time. Contact us in writing at:

Maine Ocean School Foundation, P.O, Box 151, Searsport, ME 04974 or via email at info@maineoceanschoolfoundation.org.