You can visit our website without divulging any personally identifiable information including your email address. Our website does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis, such as when registering at our website, requesting a brochure or video, or accessing our cruise booking application. Manhattan by Sail may use such information collected primarily to provide better customer service to you, to improve and customize the content you see, to provide the products, services or membership benefits you request, and to contact you about special promotions and new offerings.
Our web servers may collect the domain names of visitors to our site. This information may be aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc. Manhattan by Sail may use this information to measure the use of our site and to improve the content we offer. We may share with third parties this experiential information or other data, which does not personally identify visitors to our site. This might include tour or ship preferences of all visitors to our site, for example.
Our website uses "cookies" to help personalize your online experience, such as recognizing your name when you revisit, as well as to assist us in marketing and advertising. A cookie is a text file that is anonymously placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies placed when you visit our site do not personally identify you, but they do allow us to monitor certain statistics which help us improve our services, such as how many site visitors view certain pages on our website or receive our advertisements when visiting other websites.
You also have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website or have some of our services, such as planning a cruise, making a reservation, or being automatically recognized as a registered user, function properly.
You are not required to register in order to access our site. If you send us an email or register on our site we may collect information about you. Certain portions of our site are restricted to registered users or passengers with confirmed bookings. Any information you provide is purely voluntary.
There are several areas on the site where you may provide personal information or will be required to register to obtain access to certain online services not available to anonymous visitors. These include the purchase pages.
When you register on our site, you may be required to provide your email address and to select a password to be used to access your information. If you want to book a sail or other services through our site, you may be required to register in advance in order to obtain access.
When you register we collect information which may include your name, address, gender, birth date and email address, your telephone number, special occasion dates, food and beverage preferences, credit card information (cardholder name, card number and expiration date) as well as emergency contact information (the name, address and telephone number of someone not traveling with you who we can contact in case of an emergency. Information collected on the purchase page may include Profile Information for yourself and those traveling with you.
You may also choose how you would like to receive information from us, by mail, email or telephone. If you send us email or request information we will retain your email address and use it to respond to your inquiry. We may also use your email address to provide you with upcoming events, sails, special offers, packages and other information about Manhattan by Sail.
You may subscribe to our email promotions program by registering on our website. You may unsubscribe or change your email address for email promotions at any time by following the instructions mentioned prominently within each email promotion.
We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children under 13. If we have reason to believe that a person under the age of 13 is providing information we will not collect the information.
You may, at any time, make changes or corrections to your Profile Information or preferences, or delete them, simply by directing us to change or delete your information by fax, mail or email at the addresses and numbers provided below. You can direct us to delete your email address from our mailing list simply by following the instructions on any email you receive. We will act on your instructions promptly, but making changes or deleting information may take two weeks or more to become effective.
Our site uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security technology to encrypt information you provide to us through the Site, but any information you provide us by email is unencrypted. SSL is an industry-standard protocol for encryption over the internet. Data transmission over the internet is never 100% secure.
While we take steps to protect your personal information and keep it secure, you also play a role in protecting your information. You can help to maintain the security of your online transactions by not sharing your booking number or password with anyone. Manhattan by Sail cannot guaranty the security of any information you transmit to us or from our site, and therefore you use our site at your own risk.
Effective Date: As of April 21, 2010