Terms and Conditions (“Terms”)

Last updated: 1st September, 2015

This web site, https://breef.org, (the “Site”, “Service”) is owned and operated by the Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (“BREEF”, “us”, “we”, or “our”).  By using the pages in this Site, you agree to these terms and conditions (“Terms”). If you do not agree, you should not use this Site. These terms may be changed or updated from time to time. By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms.

Restrictions on Use

Creative Commons LicenseThe purpose of this site is to provide a central location for sharing information with our members and visitors alike. It is also a tool to allow members and visitors to play an active role in supporting our mission. Except where otherwise noted, all information created by BREEF and shared on this Site is intended for educational purposes only and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


The material in this Site could include typographical errors or technical inaccuracies. BREEF may make changes or improvements at any time. The Materials in this Site are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, BREEF disclaims all warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

BREEF does not warrant that the functions contained in the material will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Third Party Information 

Our Service may contain information from or links to thirdparty web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by BREEF. BREEF has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. Moreover, the inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by BREEF of the sites. You further acknowledge and agree that BREEF shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Online Payments

Your use of the online payment facilities at this Site are subject to the following conditions.

  1. BREEF accepts the following credit/debit cards: MasterCard and Visa. When you complete the online payment form, funds will be deducted from your credit/debit card account. Due to the way transactions are processed by the external banking sites, there may be delays of 1-3 days in updating your payment in BREEF records.
  2. Online payments will be processed using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. Credit card numbers are protected with a high level of encryption when transmitted over the Internet. BREEF does not have access to your credit card details.
  3. Confirmation: If successful, an on-screen message will confirm that your payment was completed and a receipt made available for immediate printing or downloading. If unsuccessful, an on-screen will advise that your payment has failed. BREEF will not be advised why a payment has failed, therefore, you should contact your credit/debit card provider for details.
  4. All information you provide on the credit card payment facility forms will be handled in accordance with the BREEF privacy statement.

Shipping, Refunds & Order Cancellations

Shipping is not currently available via the BREEF store. All store items may be collected from the BREEF office during regular business hours. If you wish to cancel your order, please contact our office and one of our helpful staff members will assist you.


We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, if in our sole judgement, you breach the Terms.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [email protected].

Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation. #11 Caves Professional Center, West Bay Street. P.O. Box CB11005, Nassau, Bahamas.


BREEF Privacy Policy 

Last modified: 18th August 2015.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you, or for billing purposes. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”). This allows us to better understand and respond to your requests.  We do not sell or exchange names or any other personally identifiable information about our online visitors with any third party not contracted by BREEF to provide this Service.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends (“Log Data”) whenever you visit our Site in order to monitor and improve site performance. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.

Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.


The security of your Personal Information is very important to us.  While we use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot provide a 100% security guarantee for information transmitted via the Internet, or for any method of electronic storage of that information.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

BREEF may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].