Privacy Policy

The following describes the Privacy Policy of the Ocean Exploration Trust, Inc. (OET). It includes our policy for information received from or about you during visits to the website. The paragraphs below disclose the type of information collected on the website and how it is used. This privacy statement may change at any time. Any changes will be posted on this page.

Children's Privacy

(Individuals under 13 years of age). OET is committed to protecting the privacy of children and does not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal identifiable information about children under thirteen (13) years of age who visit our website without prior parental consent.

Use of IP Addresses

We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer various features of our site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information such as the name of your internet service provider and its geographic location. This information does not personally identify you, and your email address is not collected as a result of this process. We use this information to evaluate and improve the content of our site and make it more useful to visitors.

Personal Information

Our website will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide, such as when you send us an email, sign up for our newsletter, or subscribe to our social media accounts. Personal information collected on line is used only by OET. It is not sold or provided to vendors, direct mail concerns, email list services, etc.


This website contains links to other sites. When you link to another site, you are no longer on our site and are subject to privacy and other practices of the new site. We are not responsible for the practices or content of these or any other sites.


Visitors should be aware that non personal information and data may be automatically collected by this website through the use of "cookies". Cookies are small pieces of information a website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitors ongoing access and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. When OET uses cookies to track your visit to its website, the information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided us with personal information.