Privacy Policy

C.O.B.R.A Defense System Privacy Policy, Effective May 29th. 2018

C.O.B.R.A. Defense System has developed this privacy policy in order to explain the data we collect, what we do with it and how you can request a copy of your data and have it removed from our website. We are committed to fulfilling our responsibilities under the requirements laid out by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it relates to the collection, retention and use, as well as other processing of personal data. If you have any questions about any of this we encourage you to reach out and contact us. As well if after reading this and you use our website you are indicating your understanding of this policy and granting your consent.  Any inquiries regarding this privacy policy or should be directed to C.O.B.R.A. ™ Self-Defense (“C.O.B.R.A.™ Self-Defense”) using the contact form on CobraDefenseSystem.Com or by contacting our office at

210 S. Pinellas Ave., #154
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Call 727-542-0226 or 833-COBRA SD (833-262-7273)

Who We Are

C.O.B.R.A Self Defense System located at http://cobraselfdefensesystem is engaged in providing self-defense classes and services to the general public, public and private organizations and businesses The site is controlled by C.O.B.R.A. ™ Self-Defense (“C.O.B.R.A. ™ Self-Defense”).  Our physical address is

C.O.B.R.A.™ Headquarters & Limited Local Training Facility
210 S. Pinellas Ave., #154
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

727-542-0226 or 833-COBRA SD (833-262-7273)

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect information in a number of ways and at no time will we ever ask for or attempt to collect any information related to your religious or political affiliation, or your sexual preferences, or any personal information that is outside the scope of our core business model.

Free e-Book

Parties interested in learning more are provided the opportunity to receive a free copy of the “Psychology of Self-Defense” e-book. People interested in receiving this e-book are asked to enter the following information into a web form.

  1. First Name
  2. Email Address

Payments and Transactions:

We do not collect payments from our site.

Email Communication

 We use a service called Mail Chimp to collect names and email addresses for the free e-book, The Psychology of  Self-Defense located at Mail Chimp privacy policy is GDPR compliant and is located for inspection at

Website Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


We do not provide any means for users to upload media in the form of pictures, or video. Hence we will not collect, or store any of your information associated with media

Contact forms

We use a contact form located at that asks for.

  1. Name
  2. Email
  3. Subject and

This information is not persisted or stored on the website. The information from the contact form is delivered by email to


3rd party cookies that are used by YouTube and Vimeo are currently in use. You can verify this by testing our site at

Embedded content from other websites

Occasionally we may publish content on our site that may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics for visibility into non-identifiable information pertaining to the location of visitors, and any visitor preferential information is stored and collected by Google.

We use this information to analyze trends, administer our website, track visitors’ movements around our website, and gather demographic information about our visitors as a whole. We do link this automatically-collected data to other information we collect about our website visitors.

 In no way is any of this data identifiable to you and is completely anonymous. This data is retained by Google However since your data it is not identifiable with you we have no way of removing this data.


We may occasionally advertise through Google, Facebook, or Yelp.  This will often set a cookie on your computer so that we may remarket to you. This data is not collected or stored on our website and there is no personal information stored.  

Who we share your data with

The data we collect and retain on our website is not ever shared with anyone for any reason.  Data related to 3rd party services such as payment processors, or email management services is stored securely and any data we have access to is never shared by us.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.  As well…..

  • You may ask to take the following actions in relation to your personal data that we hold:
  • Provide you with information about our processing of your personal data and give you access to your personal data.
  • Update or correct inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • Delete your personal data.

Where we send your data

Email contact information is stored on our website and also stored on Mail Chimp. We use this information for communicating with members.

The Mail Chimp privacy policy is located

Your contact information

Your contact information is only stored if you use have created an account requesting a free trial, or if you have actually joined the program. Other contact information to credit card processing information is stored by 3 parties as previously indicated.

Additional information

We are extremely advocated for personal privacy. It’s our personal philosophy because like you, we don’t want any of our information stored without or knowledge, consent, and the ability to remove it at our discretion. Any information, personal or non-personal is strictly used to enhance our user’s website experience, and in the case of personal information is something that we guard zealously.


We post customer testimonials on our website, which may contain personal information. We do obtain our Clients’ consent to post their name along with their testimonial via email prior to posting the testimonial on our website. However, if you wish to request the removal of your testimonial, please contact us.

Social Media Features

Our website includes social media features, such as the Facebook “Like” button. These features may collect your IP address and the page you are visiting on our website. It may also set a cookie to enable the features to function properly.

Social media features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


How we protect your data is protected with SSL. All data you provide and or that gets sent to any 3rd party is encrypted. As well CobraDefenseSystem.Com  is not open to general registration and only those with a sincere and serious interest in our program can create our business-oriented registration process. As well we protect our website against malware and spam by using a 3rd party real-time protection service called Wordfence, which has been configured to do weekly scans to detect any new vulnerabilities that we respond to as soon as we become aware of them.

We also keep our website current and up to date. This includes WordPress core software s well as any 3rd party software known as Plug-In.

In addition, we only use high-quality plug-ins that comply with best-known practices for data protection and or in compliance with GDPR.

Lastly, we also adhere to and enforce for all administrator-level users the use of strongly encrypted passwords as recommended by WordPress.  

What data breach procedures we have in place?

If a breach of our website occurs, we will immediately change all administrator-level login credentials and then notify all subscribers and members who have a username and password on our site of the breach. We will then work to ascertain the means and method of the breach and work to remedy the situation.

Once we have ascertained the means and method and scope of the breach we will broadcast a message to all subscribers as well as post a notice on our website regarding the results of the investigation the cause and the ramifications of the breach.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not receive any 3rd party data.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data


Industry regulatory disclosure requirements


Provisions for Mobile Users

Users visiting our website using a smartphone, or tablet, or any device other than a laptop or desktop computer will be served a responsive design of the website. Hence all provisions in this privacy policy apply to users regardless of the device they choose to use.

Designated Data Protection Officer

We have designated a data protection officer whom you can direct any and all inquiries directly to at email Our data protection officer is tasked with

  1. Keeping our site current with all versions of WordPress and 3rd party layered software.
  2. Scanning our site every week with Word Fence to determine and address security vulnerabilities.
  3. Deactivating or removing any plug-ins indicated as having a vulnerability.
  4. Making weekly secure backups of all data.
  5. Making sure that admin users are using strongly encrypted and secured passwords.

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes

We may update our privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes, we will notify you or our client by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on our website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.