Privacy Notice

We care about your right to privacy.

Information We Collect Through the Website

  • Online Purchases and Other Financial Transactions. When you make a purchase or engage in any other financial transaction on our Website, you will be asked to provide information necessary to facilitate the transaction, such as your credit card or debit card number, associated security code, telephone number, billing address, email address, and shipping address.
  • Registration. In connection with your registration or other interaction online, you may be asked to provide certain personal information, such as your name, email address, mailing address, and date of birth or age and to generate a user name and password.
  • Sign-Up for Emails, Newsletters or Other Correspondence. If you sign up on our Website to receive email communications, newsletters, or other correspondence from us, you may be asked to provide us with your name, email address, and/or mailing address, along with other information related to your subscription or correspondence.
  • Contests, Sweepstakes, and Other Promotions. We may collect information about you when you participate in a promotion that we sponsor, such as a contest or sweepstakes (which we may sponsor alone or co-sponsor with one or more third parties). To participate in one of our promotions, you may be asked to provide your name and your email address, mailing address and/or other contact information. For some promotions, we may request other information about you as well. Note that your participation will be subject to the official rules of the promotion (as well as this privacy statement and the privacy statements of any co-sponsors).
  • Interactive Forums. You and other users may be allowed to post comments and other content on certain portions of our Website, such as a review, on a discussion board, blog or other interactive forum. We may collect any information that you or another user posts about you on our Website, including personal information about you, and it may be available to all users who have access to the Website. Please keep this in mind when considering what information to post to our Website.
  • Social Networking Activities. Our Website may include the ability for you and other users to link to one or more social networking platforms (such as Facebook or Twitter). We may receive information about you when you choose to post or otherwise share information about us on any of these social networking platforms. Note that any information that you or others post to a social networking platform will be accessible by any users of such platform, subject to its terms of service and privacy statement.
  • Social Sign-In. Our Website may incorporate functionality enabling you to sign-on using your login information from a social networking platform, in lieu of creating a new login account specifically for the Website. If we incorporate such functionality and you use it to sign into our Website, we may collect information about you from the social networking platform such as your contact information.
  • Usage Data. When you use or access any of our Website, we may collect certain usage data generated by your activities on the Website, including your purchasing history, pages viewed, number of bytes transferred, hyperlinks clicked, and other actions you take on our Website. Our Website may also track the URL that you visited before you come to the Website, the URL to which you next go, and your Internet Protocol (IP) address or mobile device identifier.
  • Location Data. Our Website may collect information about your location, such as the approximate location of your IP address.
  • Online Information-Gathering Tools. As with most websites, we use cookies, web beacons, and other online information-gathering tools in connection with our Website. These tools are intended to make using our Website easier by, among other things, implementing virtual shopping cart and checkout functionality. We may also use cookies to deliver content tailored to your interests. If your browser is set to reject cookies, or if your browser notifies you that you are about to receive a cookie and you reject it, then our Website may not function correctly and your use of our Website may be severely limited.
  • Third-Party Integrated Services. We may incorporate third-party advertising and other third-party content on our Website, and integrate other third-party offerings into the Website, enabling certain such third parties to collect information about you or your online activities across other websites and over time through your use of our Website. Any information collected through such integrated technologies is collected directly by these third parties for use by such third parties and other authorized parties, subject to the privacy policies of those other parties.
  • Online Inquiries and Correspondence. When you submit an inquiry or otherwise correspond through our Website, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, and/or other personal information to us.

We may keep indefinitely the information about you collected through our Website.

How We Use Information Collected Through Our Website

We may use information about you collected through our Website for a variety of commercial purposes. Without limitation, we may use such information to:

  • administer and improve our Website and businesses;
  • promote our products and services to you, as well as the products and services of our affiliates;
  • promote (and enable the promotion of) third-party products and services to you that we think you may find of interest;
  • deliver email communications, newsletters, and other correspondence to which you subscribe;
  • communicate with you about our contests, sweepstakes and other promotions;
  • conduct other marketing activities;
  • communicate with you regarding your membership in one of our programs and facilitate the functioning of our programs; and
  • respond to your inquiries and other correspondence, or request that you provide feedback to us.

When Information We Collect Through Our Website May Be Disclosed to Third Parties

We disclose to third parties the personal (or other) information collected about you through our Website either (i) when we have your permission to do so or (ii) in any of the following situations (without your permission):

  • We may share the information collected about you within the Dive Gear Express company, which means we may disclose the information collected about you to our affiliates (subject to the terms of this privacy statement).
  • We may disclose the information collected about you to our third-party contractors and partners in connection with their performing services or other activities in support of the Website and/or our businesses, or their completing or confirming on our behalf a transaction or series of transactions that you conduct with us.
  • As noted above, information about you collected by third-party advertising, content or technologies integrated with our Website may be disclosed to such third parties.
  • We may disclose the results of aggregated data about you and other users of our Website without restriction. In these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.
  • We may disclose to one or more third parties the information collected about you as part of a merger, acquisition or other sale or transfer of any of the assets or business of Dive Gear Express and/or of any of our affiliates. Please note that the entity receiving such information in connection with one of these transactions may not comply with all of the terms of this privacy statement.
  • We may disclose information about you to the government or to other third parties to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders, subpoenas or other legal process, such as in connection with suspected illegal activity associated with the Website or our business. We reserve the right to release information collected through any of the Website to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole discretion, deem necessary or appropriate.
  • We may also disclose information about you to third parties if needed to enforce any of the terms of use for our Website or other agreements, or any investigation of potential violations thereof; to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; to protect against harm to any of the Website; or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection).

Security Measures for Information Collected Through Our Website

To help protect the privacy of information collected through our Website, we employ security measures that are intended to be consistent with industry practices. In addition, we take commercially reasonable steps to store such information with the objective of protecting such data against unauthorized access. Notwithstanding the foregoing, please be aware that our Website are operated on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, experience breaches of security or other problems beyond our control and that may compromise the security of information collected about you.

Please also be aware that despite our best intentions and the guidelines outlined in this privacy policy, no data transmission over the Internet or via a Wi-Fi network, or any encryption method, can be guaranteed to be completely secure. You understand that it may be possible for third parties not under Dive Gear Express's control to intercept or access your personal information transmitted through our Website or via email. Accordingly, although we undertake commercially reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all information you provide through our Website, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any such information will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others who do not have your authorization. Any such transmission of information about you to Dive Gear Express is at your own risk.

How to Correct or Update Information About You Collected Through Our Website

You may correct or update information collected about you through our Website by contacting us at the email or mailing address noted at the end of this privacy statement below, or (if available) by editing your information and preferences on the "My Account" page. You may also unsubscribe to any email subscriptions by following the applicable "unsubscribe" link. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to update our files to reflect your request as promptly as possible.

We may retain original and updated information for reasons such as technical constraints, dispute resolution, compliance with laws, fraud prevention, troubleshooting and enforcement of our terms of use and other agreements. In addition, please note that we cannot update any information about you collected through the Website that has already been disclosed (as permitted under this privacy policy) to a third party.

Transfer of Data from Outside the United States

If you use our Website from outside of the United States, information that we collect about you through the Website will be transferred to servers inside the United States and maintained indefinitely. By using the Website, you consent to the transfer of data about you into the United States, as well as the processing of such data in the United States.


Our Website is not designed to appeal to persons under 13 years old ("children"). We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children through our Website. If we learn that any unauthorized personal information of a child has been collected, we will take appropriate steps to delete such information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child has provided any such personal information to us, then you may contact us at the email or mailing address noted at the end of this privacy statement below and request that we delete that information from our systems.

Privacy Policies of any Linked Websites or Other Parties

This privacy statement only addresses Dive Gear Express's practices for the personal (and other) information that we may obtain about you through the Website. Please be aware that when you use or access our Website, you may be directed to other websites that are beyond our control, and Dive Gear Express is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties or the content of other websites.

Our Impressum

An impressum is a statement of authorship and ownership, legally required on websites in some countries, and contains information related to business operations, licenses, registrations, certifications, legal and tax matters.

Dive Gear Express® is the author and owner of this website. Dive Gear Express offers experienced divers an informative business where divers may purchase quality scuba diving equipment. We primarily do business on-line as an international e-commerce B2C retailer under the name and other domain names. In addition to retail consumer sales, we do B2B sales to smaller dive equipment retailers. We also do business as a South Florida local storefront retailer where we sell that same equipment along with dive training.

Dive Gear Express operates a 6,900 square foot showroom, office and warehouse located at Powerline Business Park in Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA. Retail business hours are 9:00AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday (Eastern Time). We are a voting member of Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA). Dive Gear Express meets the standards of the International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers as an IANTD Platinum Premier Full Service Technical Facility. We are a business member of DAN, the Divers Alert Network.

Dive Gear Express LLC
4100 N Powerline Rd STE E-1
Pompano Beach, FL 33073 USA

Voice: +1 954.977.6009

Dive Gear Express LLC is a US based member-managed limited liability corporation (LLC taxed as an “S” corp) organized since 2010 in the State of Florida, document number #L10000111097, and our principle member-manager is Mr. Mark E. Derrick. We hold business licenses in Broward County and the City of Deerfield Beach. Our primary business activity NAICS code (US 2022) is 459110. Our D&B D-U-N-S Number is 054387391, our Federal Taxpayer ID (aka EIN) is 27-3788168, and we certify (Our Signed Form W-9 PDF) we are not subject to backup withholding. Our Australian Tax Office Registration Number (ARN) is 300014392480. Our Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code is 79ZV5, our SAM Entity Registration ID is DLFVSNBDYKW6 and per NDAA Section 889 we represent (Our Form 889 v.4 PDF) we do not sell or use covered telecommunications equipment.

Dive Gear Express Mark

The trademark gears logo with wordmark text "DIVE GEAR EXPRESS" are registered with the USPTO (serial no. 85034601), and worldwide with WIPO. Please see our Website Conditions of Use and related pages for additional information.