Our web site does not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, or e-mail address. This information is only obtained if you provide it voluntarily, through contacting us via e-mail, or through an online form. Any personal information you provide is managed according to the United States Federal laws, as well as those of the State of California.
While we make no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of individuals, the information captured does identify the Internet domain and IP address you’re using, as well as the type of browser and OS, the date and time you access our site, your monitor’s screen resolution, and if you were linked or redirected from another website, we also identify that particular web address.
This information is used to help us make our site more useful to our audiences by learning about the number of visitors to our site, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about specific individuals and their visits. Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except Pelagic Fleet personnel who need the information for legitimate business purposes such as responding to a request.
For site security purposes, Pelagic Fleet employs software programs to monitor network traffic that identifies unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.
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Information Collected in E-mails and Web Forms
If you should choose to provide us with personal information–as in an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it to us through our website–we will use that information to respond to your message and to help us get the information you have requested.
Pelagic Fleet does not collect personal information for commercial marketing or distribution to any other organizations. Messages sent via the Internet can be intercepted. If you are concerned about sending an e-mail with your personal information to us, you can always use a secure e-mail or even fax and regular mail or courier.
Where personal information is provided that enters a system of records, it is collected in compliance with applicable California State Laws. Pelagic Fleet collects, creates and maintains information for the purposes of promoting its consulting services and for education and newsletters directly related to its consulting programs. Information collected is only kept for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected.
Pelagic Fleet may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or legal process. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect the personal safety of Pelagic Fleet employees, users of Pelagic Fleet services, or members of the public.
What Information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you need to fill out a form for booking or contact. When order in vortexliveaboard.com we may ask you your name, email, address, flight information, and phone number. Our transactions are made via PayPal and all that information is handled within their system, we do not handle or save any billing information at all. However, you may visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:
- To personalize your surfing experience within vortexliveaboard.com
- To improve our website
- To process transactions
- To send periodic emails
- To Improve customer service
Your information will never be sold, exchanged, transferred or given to any other company for
How do we protect your information?
To protect your information, we offer a use a of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) with special access rights to such systems. When performing a transaction, your billing information and private information are never stored on our servers.
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see AllAboutCookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
No, Pelagic Fleet does not sell, trade or transfer any personal information to anyone. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or other rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.