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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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