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Privacy Policy

Our Privacy and Data Policy

Launched by Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA), the Rockspot WiFi Network is the first Free community WiFi Network in the Rockaways, intended to boost foot traffic to local businesses and connect our community on a daily basis as well as in times of emergency.

Your Privacy

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA, is the sole operator of the Rockspot WiFi Network. RWA does not share, sell, rent or trade information received on- or off-line about its students, participants, donors, wifi users, or other contacts. Any personal information you provide is solely utilized to process your donation, to register your interest in a program, to register your intent to attend an event or meeting, or to respond to any information requests you may have.

All personal information provided to us is transmitted to our website over an encrypted connection, and stored using appropriate security measures. Upon request, we allow you full access to your information and we will maintain its accuracy or remove it entirely, according to your instructions.

Web Access Logs

The details of your browser's requests to this RockSpot website (including the date and time; the page or resource requested; the page that referred you; your IP address; the type of browser you are using; and the status of the request) are stored on our servers for up to a year for performance optimization and website traffic analysis purposes.

We do NOT keep any logs of your access to other websites or other Internet services while you use the RockSpot WiFi network.

Third-Party Integrations

The following notices apply only to this website (, not to other sites or services you access via RockSpot WiFi.

Google Analytics

The details of your RockSpot website page views are captured by Google Analytics, a service provided by Google for the purposes of determining user behavior and the effectiveness of our content. Google's privacy policy, which applies to Google Analytics, may be found here:

Google Maps

The RockSpot WiFi directory includes maps created and hosted by Google Maps. Google's privacy policy, which applies to Google Maps, may be found here:


RockSpot WiFi uses Facebook for user login, and allows users to "like" locations in our directory. Facebook's data policy is here:

Note that businesses you "like" in our directory, and therefore on Facebook, will be notified that they have been liked by your Facebook profile. They can see any public posts or profile information you have posted within Facebook.


The RockSpot site uses the Gotham font, hosted by Hoefler & Co's Cloud.Typography service. You can view their privacy statement here:

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about your privacy when using RockSpot WiFi or the website, please contact us, or stop by the RISE Center at Beach 59th St. for a chat.

Our full contact information is at