Refuge Cove Cruises only collects personal information that is necessary to conduct its business as a cruise operator. This necessarily requires Refuge Cove Cruises to collect your name and contact details and credit card details.
Refuge Cove Cruises may also collect information for sales and marketing purposes. Your personal details will not be included in its sales or marketing databases unless expressly authorised by you.
Your personal information is collected in a number of ways, including:
- in person when you visit Refuge Cove Cruises’ business premises including its vessels;
- by telephone, while making an enquiry or booking a cruise;
- by written correspondence (including electronic communications), while making an enquiry or booking a cruise;
- by visiting this website;
- by engaging with Refuge Cove Cruises through social media or other electronic channels; and
- by completing a survey or other questionnaire.
In certain circumstances Refuge Cove Cruises may collect personal information about you from third parties. This occurs mainly when a cruise is booked by a third party on your behalf. Two common examples are cruises booked as a gift; and when booking a group cruise. Regardless of how the information is collected Refuge Cove Cruises respects and protects privacy and this policy applies. It is, however, the responsibility of the person providing the information to ensure that it is accurate.
Refuge Cove Cruises does not sell or disclose any information held by it to third parties or contractors, and does not transfer personal information overseas.
Refuge Cove Cruises does not sell or disclose personal information to any third parties for the purposes of direct marketing.
Use of Information
Refuge Cove Cruises does with your consent use your personal information to provide you with information it considers may be of interest to you about other services that are available from Refuge Cove Cruises. Your consent will be implied unless you notify Refuge Cove Cruises that you do not consent to your information being used for this purpose. You can notify us on 0418 789 916 or email@example.com
Refuge Cove Cruises will co-operate with all law enforcement bodies in providing information when requested. Any personal information used or disclosed for this purpose will be recorded in writing.
Refuge Cove Cruises has processes in place to ensure the security of your personal information, including encryption of all data when it is transferred to our service providers and limitations on access to personal information within our organisation.
National Privacy Principle 6 of the Australian Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) allows you to get access to, and correct, the personal information we hold about you in certain circumstances. If you would like to obtain such access, please contact Refuge Cove Cruises on 0418 789 916 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Procedure for Making a Complaint
If you believe that Refuge Cove Cruises has handled your personal information inappropriately (complaint) you should first direct your complaint to the Privacy Officer, Refuge Cove Cruises at PO Box 38 WELSHPOOL VIC 3966 or email@example.com. If you do not receive a response to the complaint within 30 days after you make it or you are dissatisfied with the response you receive, you are entitled to refer the complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) https://www.oaic.gov.au/.
Transfer out of Australia
The website is not hosted in Australia. For that reason, we transfer all data on the website (including all personal information) to our hosting service provider in the United States of America. You hereby consent to this transfer.