Ocean Walker Academy (OWA) is totally committed to protecting the privacy of our site visitors, customers and team members. We will not disclose information about our customers to third parties, unless your consent has been requested and also granted.
We will only provide personal details of which you will have consented to provide to a third party following your written consent. This includes information such as your name, address, telephone number, email etc. We do not sell personal information to any third party. We do not obtain or keep on file any cards used for payment. This is processed by a third party secure payment processor. Please note: we cannot be responsible or held liable for the actions of third party sites from which you may have linked or been directed to the OWA website.
Communication & Marketing
If you have made a purchase from our store and have selected to receive newsletter updates from us we will update you on our latest products, news and special offers via e-mail. You are able to change your preferences at any point by accessing 'Your Account' once you register and login. Or click on the "unsubscribe" link in any email communications which we might send you.
A cookie is a small information file that is sent to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website and it will recognise your device on future visits. These types of files do a number of different jobs such as remembering your preferences and chosen items, assisting you to improve your site experience as well as trying to ensure that the adverts or offers you see online are more relevant to you. These “cookies” can be divided into 4 types each of which is outlined below.
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable the site to provide services you have asked for such as remembering your shopping bag items.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
This type collect anonymous information on how people use the site and the data is merged with other users to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example we utilise Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These remember choices you make such as language, search parameters such as size, colour or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and make the visits more tailored and pleasant. The information is also merged with other users on an anonymous basis to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example our Saved Items feature utilises a cookie to remember the products which you have expressed a wish to save whilst browsing our website.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers.
You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device without your explicit consent. Your browser “help” section will normally provide details on how to manage the cookie settings.