- Information We Collect
- Site Use Information
- Information You Provide to Us
- Email Promotions
- Child Privacy
- Health Information
- Your Access to Your Information
- Disclosing Information to Third Parties
- Transportation Security Administration Secure Flight Notice
- Your Choice
- Security Procedures to Protect Information
- Inapplicability of Privacy Policies of any Linked Sites or Other Parties
- Your Comments are Appreciated
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. Princess Cruises uses such information collected primarily to provide better service to our customers, to comply with our legal obligations, to operate and grow our business, 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 products..
Our web servers may collect the domain names or IP addresses 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. Princess Cruises 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" and other similar technologies 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 or other technologies 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. Some cookies are deleted once you leave our Site (“session cookies”), while other cookies remain after your leave our site (“persistent cookies”) so that you are recognized when you return to the Site.
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 including your contact information and any other information you provide to us about yourself. Certain portions of our site may be restricted to registered users or passengers with confirmed bookings. Any information you provide is voluntary.
Registration. There may be 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 My Princess, Cruise Personalizer, Captain's Circle, Book on Line, Shore Excursions, Contact Us, and Travel Agent Locator. Travel agents may register with Princess Cruises through the One Source site linked from our site.
When you register on our site, you may be required to provide a piece of identifying information (such as your name or email address) and to select a password to be used to access your information. To access Cruise Personalizer you may be required to use your name and a valid booking number obtained from Princess Cruises. If you want to book travel or other services through our site, you may be required to register in advance in order to obtain access.
When you register or when you book a cruise on line we collect information which may include your name, address, gender, birth date and email address, your telephone number, special occasion dates, vacation preferences, and passport and 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). ("Profile Information") In addition you may provide us with certain additional information (“Sensitive Information”) relating to your dietary or religious preferences, health requirements, health insurance information, medical conditions, gender or sexual preference. You agree to provide accurate and current information and to update that information as appropriate.
Promotions. If you register on the site or participate in an activity or promotion on the site, you may be required to provide certain information and to certify that you meet the requirements, including age, for participation.
Passengers are not required to use Cruise Personalizer to submit information before they begin their cruise; the same information, which is required before boarding, can be provided over the telephone by calling 1-800-PRINCESS (1-800-774-6237) or can be provided at the point of embarkation on forms available from Princess Cruises. Using the Cruise Personalizer will speed up your boarding process because information is submitted in advance. Princess Cruises is required to share certain passenger information with local government agencies depending on the clearance procedures at the port of call. Passenger information may be shared with US governmental agencies including Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection or the Department of Homeland Security, with governmental agencies in the ports of call you visit, with port agents and with Princess Cruises personnel. If you provide us with your credit card number we may keep it on file or on our servers to facilitate your cruise experience. If you have made special requests, we will share that information with the appropriate Princess employee, crew or third party.
Contact Information. You may also choose how you would like to receive information from us, by mail, email or telephone. If you send us an 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, cruises, packages and other information about Princess Cruises.
You may subscribe to our email promotions program by registering on our website. You amy also subscribe to email promotions when you register on My Princess. You may unsubscribe or change your email address for email promotions at any time by following the instructions mentioned prominently within each email promotion.
Because of the nature of our business, our products and services are not designed to appeal to minors, and therefore we do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children under 18. If we have reason to believe that information is being provided by a person under the age of 18 we will not collect the information. By providing information about minors passengers you agree that you are the minor’s parent, legal guardian or parentally authorized adult.
Princess Cruises complies with the requirements of the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. (“HIPAA”)
You may, at any time, update, make changes or corrections to your Profile Information or preferences, or delete them, simply by visiting the My Princess page of the site after providing your email address and password and clicking on My Profile. You may access your Cruise Personalizer Information at any time to add, change or delete information by simply logging in to the Cruise Personalizer section using your name and booking number. You may also direct 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 two weeks or more to become effective. We will honor any requests for us to provide or change information when your log-on information and password are used.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires you to provide your full name, date of birth and gender for the purpose of watch list screening under the authority of 49 U.S.C. section 114, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 and 49 C.F.R. parts 1540 and 1560 for all commercial air travel within, into or out of the United States which is booked on or after August 15, 2009. You may also provide your Redress Number, if available. If you book commercial air travel within, into or out of the United States in conjunction with your voyage we will request this information from you and forward it to the TSA as required by law. Failure to provide your full name, date of birth, and gender may result in denial of transport or denial of authority to enter the boarding area. TSA may share information you provide with law enforcement or intelligence agencies or others under its published system of records notice. For more on TSA privacy policies or to review the system of records notice and the privacy impact assessment, please see the TSA Web site at www.tsa.gov.
XII. Your Choices
Princess offers you choices regarding the sharing of your information. You are offered the opportunity to select how you would like us to contact you (by email, telephone or mail) when you register at My Princess. You may choose to limit how we may share your information by following the instructions below.
At certain places on our site you will be given an Affiliate Marketing Opt Out Notice. Princess Cruises is providing this notice. Federal law gives you the right to limit some but not all marketing from Princess Cruises. Federal law also requires us to give you this notice to tell you about your choice to limit marketing from Princess Cruises. You may limit our affiliates, including as our sister cruise lines in the Carnival Corporation, from marketing their products or services to you based on personal information Princess Cruises provides them. This information includes your name, your address, and your history of cruising. Your choice to limit marketing offers will apply for 5 years from when you tell us your choice. Once that period expires, you will receive a renewal notice which will allow you to limit marketing offers for another 5 years. If you have already made a choice to limit marketing offers from us, you do not need to act again until you receive the renewal notice. To limit affiliate marketing offers, contact us toll free at 866-329-2870.
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. If we receive instructions using your booking number or log-in information and password we will assume that the instructions have been authorized by you. Princess Cruises 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.
Princess Cruises may maintain customer information in both electronic and paper format at our company offices, including our office in Santa Clarita, California. All electronic information is processed and maintained in Santa Clarita, California.
Effective Date: As of October 4. 2010
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