It is only necessary create a user account (and supply your email address) if you want to use some custom features of this website (wind alerts and on demand text messages).
Providing your email address and phone number to this website will not cause your information to be sold, shared, given away, or displayed on any publicly viewable web page. That means you'll get no spam, put on no mailing lists, and nobody calling your phone because of this website.
This web page uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (â€œGoogleâ€).
Google Analytics uses â€œcookiesâ€, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyze how users use this Web page. The information generated by the cookie about your use (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of this page, compiling reports on activity for WOTW and providing other services relating to Web page activity and internet usage.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Any general information to users about this site will appear on WindOnTheWater.com.