Safeguarding your privacy and the security of your personal information is extremely important to Cruis’news. Please take a few minutes to read the following policy so that you understand how we treat, use, and collect any of your personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to personal information that may be collected when you interact with Cruis’news, LLC via the cruisnews.com website or any secondary sites of Cruis’news.

By doing business with or interacting with Cruis’news on cruisnews.com or any secondary site of Cruis’news, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy and you expressly consent to the application of this Privacy Policy to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of all your personal information as described.

Cruis’news reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time, but you can be assured that, should it be necessary to do so, we will always do so in accordance with any and all state or federal laws, as well as act in the interest of serving you, the Cruis’news customer, better.

This Privacy Policy addresses the following questions:
1. What is the personal information that we collect?
2. Why do we collect personal information?
3. How do we collect your personal information?
4. How do we use personal information?
5. With whom do we share personal information?
6. How do we secure personal information?
7. How do you control our use of your personal information?
8. Whom do I contact if I have questions or concerns?

1. What is the personal information that we collect?
Personal information is information that can be used to identify, contact or locate you. For example, personal information can include your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, phone number, or credit card information.

2. Why do we collect personal information?
We collect your personal information in an effort to provide you with the best experience while you use any Cruis’news website and, as necessary, to administer our business online (such as process website orders or send you your magazine subscription). Your personal information also allows us to communicate with you about special offers, promotions, and news that may be of interest to you.

3. How do we collect your personal information?
As a general practice, your information is provided to us in two ways, information that you provide us directly and information that is automatically collected by the web site.
I. Information you provide us
Generally, you can browse Cruis’news websites and the Cruis’news store without submitting any personal information to Cruis’news. There are a few tasks and situations, though, where you may need to provide us with your personal information. Commonly these include:
i. Making a purchase in the online store: This information could include name, address, billing address, email address, phone number, and credit card or bank account information in order for Cruis’news to process and ship your order.
ii. Creating an online account and joining the Cruis’news online community: To create your account, we will ask you to provide us with personal information. If you use your online account to make a purchase or download, we will use the personal information stored in your account and/or require you to input additional personal information, such as credit card information, to complete your order or download.
iii. Submitting reviews, comments, or posting photos, videos, or articles to a Cruis’news website: You may choose to post reviews or comments to articles on the Cruis’news websites and/or post photos, videos, or articles to the sites or your own profile. Because any information you choose to post with your reviews, comments, or other uploads will be available on the Internet, we can make no assurances that others will not use, or misuse, that information.
II. Information automatically collected
When you visit our websites, we automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. For example, we may receive and collect: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the date and time you access our websites; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our sites. We use this information to monitor the usage of our websites and as necessary for our business. This information does not include personal information.
i. Information collected using cookies
Like many online website, we use cookies to personalize and enhance your browsing and site experience. Cookies are small files that we place on your computer’s hard drive to collect information about your activities on our websites. Cookies help us to: (1) speed navigation, keep track of items in your shopping cart and provide you with content that is tailored to you; (2) remember information you gave us so that you don’t have to reenter it; (3) determine the effectiveness of some of our marketing efforts and communications; and (4) monitor the total number of visitors, pages viewed, and the total number of banners displayed. Our cookies cannot and do not retrieve any other data from your hard
drive or pass on computer viruses. If you are just browsing our website, a cookie identifies your browser and user id, not your identity. If you place orders with us, we use cookies to assist in storing your preferences and recording other session information. Web browsers are typically set to create cookies automatically.

Site Analytics: We work with a third party service provider to help us better understand how you use the Cruis’news websites. This third party service provider will place cookies on your computer to collect information. The information this third party service provider collects will tell us things like which search engine referred you to our websites (such as Google or Yahoo!), how you navigated around our websites, what you purchased and what traffic is driven by banner ads and emails. This information will help us to better serve you and provide you with more personalized information and product offerings. We do not allow this third party service provider to collect your credit card information, e-mail address or password information. This third party service provider may only use your personal information to perform services for us. This third party service provider is contractually required to maintain all of the information it collects and analyzes for us securely and in confidence. This third party service provider may not share your personal information with anyone else, or use it for any other purpose, except on an aggregate, non-personal basis.

ii. Information collected from visitors from outside the USA
If you are visiting a Cruis’news website from outside the United States and provide us with personal information, please note that your personal information will be transferred, stored and processed within the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By doing business or interacting with a Cruis’news website, you are consenting to the transfer of your personal information to facilities located in the United States and other facility locations selected by Cruis’news.

iii. Cruis’news does not knowingly collect personal information from children: Our products and services are marketed for and directed towards purchase by adults or with the consent of adults. Individuals under the age of 18 (“Minors”) are not permitted to use Cruis’news websites without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Furthermore, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an online account or to post personal information on our websites. Should we learn that someone under the age of 13 has provided any personal information to or on any of the Cruis’news websites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.

4. How do we use your personal information?
Cruis’news uses your personal information to provide you with a great experience while at a Cruis’news website and, as necessary, to administer our business. Examples of this use are:
i. Administer sweepstakes, contests, promotions, or surveys
ii. Customize our websites and advertising
iii. Communicate necessary information regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues
iv. Provide customer support

5. With whom do we share your personal information?
Protecting the privacy and security of your personal information is a high priority for Cruis’news. Cruis’news does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. In order to provide you services, Cruis’news may need to share your personal information with:
i. Service providers, subcontractors and agents who perform services on our behalf: We provide personal information to third party service providers, subcontractors, and agents that work under contract on our behalf to provide certain services. These third parties do not have the right to use personal information we provide to them in any way that is not authorized by Cruis’news. They are contractually obligated to use such information only as necessary to assist us and to maintain the confidentiality and security of such information.
ii. Third party providers of products and services. These are third party providers of products and services you may purchase from or through us (e.g., video games). These third parties do not have the right to use personal information we provide to them in any way that is not authorized by Cruis’news. They are contractually obligated to use such information only as necessary to assist us and to maintain the confidentiality and security of such information.
iii. Credit Card Companies: Credit card transactions are handled by third party financial institutions and their vendors and contractors who receive credit card numbers and other personal information from us to verify the credit card numbers and process transactions.
iv. Law enforcement officials and as required by law. Cruis’news may release personal information to third parties when we determine, in our judgment, that it is necessary to (a) comply with the law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce or apply the terms of any of our policies or user agreements; or© protect the rights, property or safety of Cruis’news, our employees, our customers, users, or others.

6. How do we secure your personal information?

We take significant and appropriate security measures, including physical, technological and procedural measures, to help to safeguard your personal information and to prevent unauthorized access and disclosure. In addition, we use industry-standard technology, such as firewalls and encryption in the transmission of certain sensitive personal information, designed to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your personal information, and, as technology develops, we intend to take additional measures to improve security.

We want you to feel confident whenever you visit a Cruis’news website and while we are focused on the security of your personal information and follow strict standards, processes and procedures that are designed to protect your personal information, we cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information will remain secure in all circumstances.

7. How do you control our use of your personal information?
As you interact with the Cruis’news websites, you may receive certain marketing-related communications as well as special offers or other communication from Cruis’news. If at any time you no longer wish to receive communications from Cruis’news, please follow the instructions below:
i. Cruis’news website account holder: Any account holder can opt-out of the receipt of any promotional communications by logging onto their account and following the instructions under “Communication Preferences”.
ii. Cruis’news newsletters and emails: You may opt-out of the receipt of such communications by selecting the link at the bottom of any promotional e-mail communication and following the instructions.
Even if you opt-out of receiving communications from Cruis’news, you may continue to receive e-mails relating to order confirmations, back order notifications, membership information, and/or other business-related communications.

8. Questions or comments on this policy?
Any questions about this Privacy Policy or its enforcement can be answered by contacting Cruis’news at 586.826.8989 or by sending an email to privacy@cruisnews.com.