What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- Contact information including email address and postcode
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We collect this information in order to provide you with a better service, offer promotions that are tailored to you and your requirements and in particular for the following reasons:
- Keeping our records up to date.
- Sending you legal or specific information about the cruise holidays and services you may have purchased on the website.
- We may use the information to improve RiverVoyages.com products and services.
Periodically we may send you email newsletters about new cruises, special offers or other information which we think you may find of interest.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you email, phone, fax or mail for market research purposes.
We may use the information to tailor the website according to your requirements and cruise interests.
Links to other websites
We may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. For example www.abta.com. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy stat ement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, NETBANX. NETBANX is an industry-leading provider of multi-currency credit and debit card payment solutions. More information about NETNBANX can be found at www1.netbanx.com. We will share information with NETBANX only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible at email@example.com. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
RiverVoyages may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 June 2008.
Personal Information Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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