At Celebrity Cruises Inc. (Celebrity), we are committed to protecting your personal information that you share with us through the Internet.
We collect information about you through two principal means: through technology (for example IP addresses and cookies) and through your voluntary submission of information.
2. Personally Identifiable Information
You can use the majority of our Web sites without being required to divulge any personally identifiable information to us. To participate in or use some of the activities available on our sites (such as purchasing a cruise, entering a contest or contacting us) you may be required to provide certain personally identifiable information (such as your name and e-mail address). In addition, in connection with some activities such as purchasing a cruise, we collect additional personally identifiable information such as your date of birth, street and billing address, and credit card number.
When corresponding with you via e-mail, we may use a variety of technologies, such as "clear gifs" or "web beacons", to let us know, among other things, whether you received and opened our e-mail. The clear gif included in the e-mail may establish a cookie on your system that further allows us to tailor information to fit your personal interests.
Celebrity will not trade, sell or share such personally identifiable information for use by any third parties unless we have informed you, been authorized by you or are required by law to do so. In addition, such personally identifiable information shall not be disclosed to third parties unless we have informed you, been authorized by you or are required by law to do so. The term "third parties" does not include any parent, subsidiaries or affiliates of Celebrity, service providers or vendors acting on Celebrity's behalf or travel agents or the purchaser of substantially all of the assets of Celebrity or a subsidiary or affiliate of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd ("RCCL"). Our policy is to require that third parties keep that information confidential. We reserve the right to disclose personally identifiable information, without notice, if we believe that such action is necessary to defend and protect the rights or property of Celebrity, RCCL and their respective family of Web sites or to protect the personal safety of users of Celebrity or RCCL, their Web sites or the public. Your credit card number is used to process your request for products or services and will not be shared with third parties that are not involved with the transaction.
We use the information that you share with us for these purposes:
Our Web sites sometimes provide you the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from us at the point where we request information from you. You always have the option of removing your name from our e-mail mailing list(s) so that you will not receive further e-mail promotional communications from us. In order to ensure immediate removal from any list, it is best to follow the specific instructions outlined within the communications you receive from us since we operate numerous sites and e-mail lists. If you are unable to complete the process indicated in such communications, e-mail us.
Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct usage of information, we monitor and adjust our physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that data transmitted over the Internet will always be secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products and services, and you do so at your own risk. Upon receipt of your transmission, we strive to ensure the security of that information in our systems.
None of our Web sites are targeted at children (minors under 13 years of age), and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children who have not obtained parental consent.