This policy applies to:
1. Information Collected
It is not required that you register with Variety Cruises when visiting this site. Some areas require our collection of certain personal details in order to facilitate our response to your request for a service, such as the mailing of a brochure or information and booking requests via e-mail or forms. By providing personal information you are agreeing to our use, collection, and storage of the information in order that we can provide you with the services you request and to contact you about special promotions.
We may collect the following information:
2. What we do with the information we gather
Variety Cruises only uses your personal information for the original purposes it was given and as described herein. Your personal information will not be sold to third parties. We use your personal information to contact you regarding matters relevant to your booking and/or for future trips promotions and repeat guest benefits.
3. Disclosure of information
We’ll never sell or otherwise transfer your contact details to any third parties. We follow the latest and strictest data protection regulations.
We will never sell your contact details with any third-party companies. However, we may disclose your information to immigration and the ship operating the cruise program you have a reservation for.
4. Unsubscribing from our database
You always have the opportunity to opt out of receiving marketing material from us, and we’ll provide regular opportunities for you to tell us this. You can opt-out at any time in the following ways:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future email marketing campaigns, we include a quick, one-click unsubscribe button at the bottom of each email communication.
If you make changes or deletions to your information we will make the changes as quickly as possible, but it may take up to a week for any changes to take effect.
5. VARIETY CLUB Loyalty Program Membership
We cannot grant you membership in the program, if you do not provide us with your name, and e-mail address at the time of embarkation. As a member of this program, you accept that Variety Cruises will store your personal data and use it to manage its own database of members, as well as for its own communication purposes. Variety Cruises will not sell or pass on your personal information to third parties. However, we may give your address data to the mail-order companies who organize the mailing campaigns for our own information material. These mail-order companies are not allowed to pass on your data to any other company or person. The email address you provide for reservation processing or on board the vessel, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your reservation, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates and loyalty program offers and benefits.
6. About Cookies
The Variety Cruises website, like most websites, asks for permission to place a small file on your computer’s hard drive, these are known as “cookies”. These cookies help us identify which pages you have used and recognize you when you return to the site. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improves our website in order to personalize and improve your website experience. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. This information cannot identify you as an individual and is solely used for tracking of your use of our site and the better functioning of some areas of our website. “Cookies” do not run programs and their placement on your computer does not carry any risk of viruses. Cookies can be disabled through your Internet browser settings and those settings allow you to delete cookies at any time.