Effective date: 2 July 2018

This Privacy Policy applies to the MarAlliance website www.MarAlliance.org, online services, and mobile applications, and to those sites listed in the paragraph below entitled “Additional Websites Subject to the Privacy Policy” (or “Platforms”). By visiting any of the Platforms, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you disagree with any of the terms herein, please immediately discontinue use of the Platforms.


This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect information, and your choices about the collection and use of your information.


What information we are collecting

When you visit the Platforms, MarAlliance and its service providers may collect personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, email address, or payment information in case you make a donation. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable person. We may also retain any messages you send. We may use this information to correspond with you, and to address any issues you raise about our work.


If you submit any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Platforms, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


In addition, MarAlliance and its service providers use a variety of techniques to gather other information about your use of the Platforms, including, among other things, your IP address, browser type, mobile device type, content visited while on the Platforms, and the duration of your visit to the Platforms. “Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual.


How we collect information

MarAlliance and its service providers collect Personal Information that you provide while using the Platforms. For instance, MarAlliance gathers information when you fill out forms on the Platforms, including, for example, e-newsletter sign-up forms, donation forms or surveys. We may supplement the information we collect from you with information we collect from and about you from other online and offline sources, such as public databases or social media platforms.


We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:


How we use the collected information


Your Personal Information may be disclosed:


How Can You Control Collection of Your Information?

If you would like to control how we manage your Other Information:


If you would like to modify Personal Information you have previously provided us, please notify us by sending an email to info@maralliance.org

If you would like to opt out of receiving content from MarAlliance, you can take the opportunity to opt out in links on the bottom of emails MarAlliance sends to you.


Does MarAlliance Collect Information from Children?

MarAlliance does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without explicit consent of a parent or guardian. The Platforms are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that MarAlliance learns that it has collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have collected any personal information from a child under 13, please contact us via info@maralliance.org.


Third-Party Services

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from our Platforms, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from these to another website, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible for and we do not exercise control over any third-parties that you authorize to access your information. If you are using a third-party website or service (like Facebook) and you allow such a third-party access to your information you do so at your own risk. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources other than through the Platforms.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

MarAlliance may from time to time and at its discretion amend this Privacy Policy. The “Effective Date” legend at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Platforms. Your continued use of the Platforms following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.



We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us via info@maralliance.org.


Cross-Border Transfer

The Platforms are controlled and operated by us from the United States and are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country, or territory other than that of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and, by using the Platforms, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.


Additional Websites Subject to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy shall apply to the following websites and all associated subdomains:




Questions/Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, contact us at info@maralliance.org.

You can also send a letter to: 32 Coconut Drive – PO Box 283, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize