Information We Collect
You can use 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 “contact us” or “book online” feature. Northern Star Cruises uses such information collected to provide the products or services you request, to improve and customize the content you see, and to contact you about special promotions and new products if requested.
Northern Star Cruises collects personally identifiable information on the site. Personal information includes, among other things, a user’s name, address, business address, telephone number, business telephone number, and email address. Fields in which we collect such required information are marked with an asterisk (*). We also may ask you for your date of birth and information about your interests so that we can combine such information with the information described above. We use that information so that both you and we can take advantage of the interactivity of the internet to provide you with services and offers.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
In addition to personal information, Northern Star Cruises may also gather non-personally identifiable information, which may be used by Northern Star Cruises. Generally, “non-personally identifiable information” means information that is collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “cookies,” “IP addresses,” “pixel tags” or other numeric codes used to identify a computer or monitor how or when a user accesses the site or communications.
Registering at Our Website
When you register at our website, we request your email address, name and ZIP code. We do not currently sell our subscribers’ email addresses to third parties. We may share your email address with third parties to deliver brochures, videos, information about cruise promotions, news and other information about our website, products, services or special promotions on our behalf.
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 given within each email promotion.
Pixel Tags and Cookies
We use an email delivery and marketing company to send emails. Pixel tags and cookies are used in those email messages and at our website to help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing and how visitors use our site.Pixel tags (sometimes also called “clear GIFs”) are small graphic files, invisible to the human eye, which allow websites or other online services to track users. The data on your use of our site may be linked to the Personal Information you have chosen to share with us when you register. Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or prompt you before accepting a cookie from the sites you visit. If you decide not to accept our cookies, your ability to use some features on our site may be impaired. Certain visitors to our site may have previously received targeted promotional materials relative to the site. Northern Star Cruises may share site usage information about such visitors with reputable third parties for the purpose of targeting future campaigns and upgrading visitor information used in reporting statistics. Although our marketing company logs the information coming from our site on our behalf, we control how that data may and may not be used.
Northern Star Cruises does not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18, your parents are responsible for approving your use of this site.
Privacy and Change of Control
In the event Northern Star Cruises goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.