Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


If you leave comments on this site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address 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.


If you upload images to this website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to this website can download and extract any location data from those images.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on this site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in which cookies are used. 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 publish or edit a review, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the review or edit you just made.  It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Any information from third-parties (including websites, content, videos, locations, names, trademarks and/or services) and people (including their names and images) seen on this site are not associated, endorsed, linked or affiliated with Coral Reef Central and its officers, employees and agents.  Information by others that are displayed on this site may include embedded content which behaves in the exact same way as if you had visited there directly (eg, the website, location, video, etc). They may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content such as, 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 your information.  We have adopted and maintain policies to protect your privacy.

Our Mailing List is voluntary,  You will receive an email to verify your email address and consent..  By subscribing to our mailing list, you acknowledge that the information you provide is collected with your consent for the purpose of providing you with information such as sales, discounts, etc. Our mailing list utilizes MailChimp.  The servers we use are provided for the storage and transmission of your personal information needed for our site and services,

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, 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.