Privacy Policy

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, CruiseOften.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. CruiseOften.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how CruiseOften.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, CruiseOften.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

CruiseOften.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. CruiseOften.com does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to CruiseOften.com’s websites choose to interact with CruiseOften.com in ways that require CruiseOften.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that CruiseOften.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our forums to provide a username and email address. In each case, CruiseOften.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with CruiseOften.com. CruiseOften.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

CruiseOften.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, CruiseOften.com may reveal how many downloads a particular version got, or say which plugins are most popular based on checks from api.CruiseOften.com, a web service used by WordPress installations to check for new versions of WordPress and plugins. However, CruiseOften.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

CruiseOften.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on CruiseOften.com’s behalf or to provide services available at CruiseOften.com’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using CruiseOften.com’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. CruiseOften.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, CruiseOften.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when CruiseOften.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of CruiseOften.com, third parties, or the public at large. You must be an eighteen 18-year old adult to use this website and sign up for email If you are a registered user of a CruiseOften.com website and have supplied your email address, CruiseOften.com may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with CruiseOften.com and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. CruiseOften.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. CruiseOften.com uses cookies to help CruiseOften.com identify and track visitors, their usage of CruiseOften.com website, and their website access preferences. CruiseOften.com visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using CruiseOften.com’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of CruiseOften.com’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Google

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this website. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, CruiseOften.com may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in CruiseOften.com’s sole discretion. CruiseOften.com encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Users’ Representations

All site users represent and warrant that they are at least 18 years of age and that they possess the legal right and ability to comply with and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and to use this site in accordance with these policies and terms.

This is an affiliate website and if you order any products or services through the links given on this page we may receive a small referral commission that helps to support this website so that it can remain a free resource. The cost to you is the same as if you bought it directly from the various companies and you are under no obligation to buy anything.

As you may be aware, there are some legal requirements to be met in order to book a cruise with any cruise line.  For example you will need to be a legal adult over the age of eighteen (18), you will need a passport and you will need a credit card. Similarly, there are laws governing websites that might gather information such as an email for example. Therefore the policy at this cruise travel website is that this site is designed for people who are legally able to reserve a cruise, in other words it is for folks who are old enough to vote. It is not for minors, and if it was then we would have to spend time and money on lawyers to comply with some laws regarding websites that cater to children. This site does not market to anyone under the age of eighteen (18) because, as noted above, they cannot legally make cruise reservations. This website is designed for people who can book a cruise. As such, the website makes the following privacy policy notice, in order to comply with laws regarding the Child Online Privacy Act (COPA): Visitors must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to view this website or access our email or phone number. No one under that age is allowed to access this website or access our email or phone number. This age restriction means that this website does not obtain any information that would fall within the child online privacy act (COPA) and therefore the website is not monitored in that regard.

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