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Blue Sea Cruise's Privacy Policy

Privacy and Security
Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. (also referred to as BSC) firmly believes that privacy is very crucial in conducting a successful business on the internet. Our policy is to keep personal information we obtain from you through our website completely confidential and used solely for internal purposes. Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. respects your privacy. We will not share your personal information with companies not affiliated directly with Blue Sea Cruises, Inc operations. Nor will be lease, sell, trade or give any of your information to non-affiliated companies.

Personally Identifiable Information
When you book or purchase from Blue Sea Cruises, Inc., or use http://blueseacruisesinc.com to purchase merchandise or to make an online reservation, you may be asked by BSC to provide certain personally identifiable information such as your name, billing address, email address, telephone numbers, credit card number, billing information, health and certification level information relevant to your tour. We may also collect the names, email and health and certification level who will be accompanying you on the tour. This information will be used by BSC to process and confirm your reservation, issue tickets, bill you for services you purchase, notify you of cancellations, and notify you and your travel companions of opportunities such as special offers that we think may be of interest. By providing personally identifiable information to Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. you consent to the collection of information provided by you or on your behalf, and to the use and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you wish to unsubscribe your email address from our list that we use to send promotional email offers, please contact us at 808 331- 8875. You can also modify your email preferences at any time and subscribe to or unsubscribe from any promotional email updates or newsletter services that we offer by sending us an email using our contact form.

Non-personally Identifiable Information that is Collected Automatically
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include but are not limited to the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the speed of your Internet connection, frequency of your use of our web site and the route by which you choose to access it (IE: a search engine, link or direct) and your use of any links available on our site. We may use this data to determine usage trends such as what pages you visited most often, what hours of the day experience the greatest use, session duration, etc. None of this information identifies you personally. We use this information in aggregate only to enable us to improve our website. We also use IP address information for systems administration and trouble shooting purposes. Your IP address does not tell us who you are. This information is collected and stored in anonymous form and is not linked to you're your personally-identifiable information.

Information Collected Using Cookies
To help us tailor our website to the needs and interests of our visitors, we keep track of the pages visited by our users by placing a "cookie," a very small text file, on our visitors' hard drives. The cookie contains and ID number that allows us to track the pages you've visited within our website. We aggregate this date with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We use this information to improve our site by making it more responsive to the needs of our users. This cookie will remain on your hard drive until you close you browser window or terminate your user. The "help" function on most web browsers contains information on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting a cookie or to disable cookies entirely. If you don't accept cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of various personalized features on our site that are available to other visitors.

Email/Newsletter
You are agreeing to sign up to receive email updates regarding the availability of discounted tours, special offers and our Newsletter. When you register for these email updates, we will collect your email address, zip/postal code. We hope that you will find any email updates that you receive to be interesting and valuable. However, it is easy to unsubscribe from any email update service that you request. Each email update you receive will contain instructions on how to unsubscribe from future offers by using a reply email address or hyperlink to an email preferences page on our website.

Links
Our website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content of those sites or for the privacy practices of their owners. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each site that collects information from you. The Privacy Statement applies solely to information collected by Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. on http://blueseacruisesinc.com.

Group Travel Information
If you use our website to inquire about the availability of group fares for conventions, wedding parties, organizations, event attendees, ash scattering, or other special interest groups and/or activities, we will ask you to provide certain contact information, including your name, address, email address, and phone and fax numbers, as well as certain details about your organization, wedding or other planned event related to your group's requirements. We may also ask you to describe any special requests or requirements that you or anyone in your group may have in connection with your group travel plans. We will use this information to evaluate your travel needs and to contact you with tariff and availability information.

Travel Agent Registration Information
If you are a travel agent, you can use our website to register to receive email alerts and other notifications about special promotions, commissions, and other news. To register for these updates, we will request your IATA number and your contact information, including your name, your agency's name, telephone and fax numbers, address, and email address. We will also request information about the nature of your agency. This information will be used to send you the notifications you request and to help us design offers and incentives that are appropriate for you and your agency.

Children's Privacy
Parents and guardians are responsible for controlling access to our website for their children and for overseeing use of our website by their children. This includes monitoring of children while giving out any information about themselves through use of our website. If as a parent or guardian you believe your minor children have accessed our website and provided their personally identifiable information, please contact us on our contact form or call us at 808 331-8875.

Disclosure of Information to Vendors, Contractors and Agents
Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. may contract with various vendors, contractors, and agents (third parties) to help us operate our website, process and analyze information on our behalf, conduct other aspects of our business, improve the services we provide to you. Some of these third parties may be given access to personally identifiable information that we collect from our customers and website visitors to the extent that we deem such access to be necessary or useful for these companies to perform services for BSC. Information provided to third parties may only be used for the purposes stipulated, in addition all such third parties are subject to confidentiality obligations.

Security
When purchasing through our site we may ask you for various personal information such as your name, email address, mailing address, credit card number, expiration date and CCV code. We have put in a security control system designed to ensure your personal information and particularly your credit card information remains safe and private. Credit Card information provided through our online reservations form is encrypted and measures have been taken to secure our server from any unauthorized access. When you make reservations through our website and provide you credit card number and other credit card information, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology encrypts all information before sending it, protecting your information from unauthorized access. We recommend that any communications you send us via our website, including comments, suggestions and questions, do not contain information that is private or confidential. Credit card information should only be provided on the online reservation form, which encrypts your number for your protection. Unfortunately, no electronic data or transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we have taken significant measures to protect your personal information, Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted or otherwise provided to or received from us. If you prefer not to transmit your credit card information over the Internet, you may call our Reservations office at 808 331-8875.

Blue Sea Cruises, Inc.'s Proprietary Information
Information, ideas, text, logos, images, photographs, audio, video clips, graphics, formats, and software contained on Blue Sea Cruises, Inc's website are the exclusive property of BSC or its content contributors. This content cannot be copied, reproduced or used without written permission from BSC or in the case of images, photographs, audio and video clips, the permission of the contributor. Blue Sea Cruises, Inc.'s website contains logos, trademarks, trade names, service marks and design elements that are proprietary to BSC. These trademarks are protected under U.S. and international laws and cannot be copied, reproduced or used without written permission from BSC. You may download and reproduce information on BSC's website solely for your personal, informational, and non-commercial use. However, we advise the following: Site content may not be modified, published, displayed, leased, sold, traded or transferred in any way.

Correcting and/or Updating Your Personally Identifiable Information
Blue Sea Cruises, Inc. offers users the following options for changing and/or modifying personally identifiable information previously provided.

1. Email at contact form linked here.
2. Call us at 808-331-8875
3. Send mail to the following postal address:

Blue Sea Cruises, Inc.
P. O. Box 2429
Kailua-Kona, HI 96745

Changes to this Privacy Statement
The Web is an evolving medium. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time without notice. If we change our Privacy Statement at some point in the future, we will post the amended statement on this page. Any changes will apply to all information collected by Blue Sea Cruises, Inc., including previously collected information.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact using our secure online contact form.

 


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WOW!!! I've uploaded my photos and a comment (to my blog) which I hope will help keep you guys in business. Your cruise was probably one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life.
Cheers guys, Pranav