Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Best Surf Schools is an online service that provides recommendations for surf schools, surf lessons and coaching, surf camps, and vacation packages. Our recommendations are based upon consumer reviews from a variety of online sources and search engine analytics.

We understand that providing recommendations online involves much trust on your part. While finding and updating our list of the best surf schools around the globe is our mission, we make it a priority to respect the security and confidentiality of your personal information. This is why we seek to put forth our informed reviews with little information requested from visitors to our site.

In General 

The information you choose to enter on our Website may be stored to provide more accurate recommendations and information to you in the future. This includes your "personal information", including your first and last name, email and postal addresses, telephone numbers, username and password. You can choose not to provide and information, however, simple information about you and your travel preferences will allow us to provide more informed recommendations.

Information from Other Sources

We may also obtain personal and non-personal information about visitors from affiliates, business partners, and other independent third-party sources. For instance, if you arrive at our website by clicking through from a website we are partnered or affiliated with, we may store that information to better understand your travel preferences. Once again, it is important we remind you that gathering information about our page visitors is to better serve them.

Automatic Information and Cookies

We automatically collect some information from your computer or Device when you visit The Best Surf Schools.We may collect your IP address, web browser software, and referring website to paint a better picture of you. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed, pages visited, and searches and/or reservations facilitated or made. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help us understand the interests and preferences of our users and customize your user experience.

Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer’s hard drive or your Device (if your Web browser permits). We use cookies for the following general purposes:

  • To help us customize your experience and advertisements geared toward your interests. For example, when you access a web page, a cookie is automatically set by us, our service providers, or our partners to recognize your browser as you navigate on the Internet and to present you with information and advertising based on your apparent interests.
  • To help measure and research the effectiveness of features and offerings, advertisements, and email communications (by determining which emails you open and act upon).

How we protect your information

We want you to trust The Best Surf Schools, so we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us.

Your California privacy rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at the address provided in the “Contact Us” page of our website.