WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded onto your computer or mobile or other handheld device when you access certain websites. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device and help your browser navigate through the website by remembering settings you selected during earlier visits (among other functions). Cookies do not harm your computer. If you would like to learn more about Cookies in general you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies can be set by the owner of the website you’re on. These are known as 1st Party Cookies. There are also 3rd Party Cookies that can be set by partner websites. Only the owner of the cookie can see the anonymous information it collects.
You can choose to accept all cookies, reject 3rd Party Cookies or reject all cookies by changing your internet browser settings.
If you don’t accept cookies, some features of our website won’t work.
TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE
Necessary Cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Analytical / Performance Cookies
Analytical / Performance Cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing Cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
KEEPING TRACK OF YOUR SEARCHES & PREFERENCES
Your recent searches and shortlisted holidays are recorded using cookies.
IMPROVING YOUR EXPERIENCE
ADVERTS ON OTHER WEBSITES
Viking work with third party ad servers and ad networks who serve Viking advertisements on our behalf. Viking will not disclose your personal details to any third parties - for example, all data collected is anonymous and will not contain the name, address, telephone number, email address or IP address.
We also work with a selection of networks. These networks may place anonymous cookies in your browsers so that it can collect browsing data. Such data may be sent to website(s) in their network, and these cookies are collected in the 'visitors' cookie file'.
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. Viking and our third-party advertising company uses Pixel Tags in HTML-enabled email to track whether (and when) the recipient opened the message. 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. Viking 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.
We can also find out how you move around our website, so we can look into any errors stopping you from being able to do what you want. The data we collect from cookies is really important for us to improve your experience.
MAKING YOUR EXPERIENCE PERSONAL
When you’re on our website, we might interact with you or show you personalised information and offers anonymously. Cookies help us to do this by letting us know how you’re using our website on your particular computer or device, which means we can work out what’s most relevant to you.
Receive our email newsletters? We link information from cookies with your email registration details so we can tailor the information we send you – unless you tell us not to. You’ll be given the chance to opt-out on every email we send you.
You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse all cookies, choose which cookies you want or don’t want, or ask to be notified when a cookie is set. Use the help feature in your browser to see how.
HOW TO CONTACT US
ACCEPTANCE OF THIS POLICY
Your use of the Site, the App and/or the Services is deemed acceptance of this Policy. Users who do not agree to the terms set out in this Policy, must not use the Site and the Services.
REVISION TO THIS POLICY
Last Updated: May 25, 2018
We will only process your personal data in accordance with our policies (and any other information we give to you about how we process your personal data), and in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation.
For the purposes of the Site, the data controller in relation to your personal data is Viking River Cruises Inc. 5700 Canoga Ave #200, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, USA. Full contact details are provided below. The data controller is a legal terms used in the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) to signify the person who controls what do do with any given personal information.
For the purposes of this Policy:
“Personal Data” means information about an identified or identifiable individual. An identifiable individual is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity; and “Processing” means the collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction, or any other use, of Personal Data.
We may collect Users’ Personal Data, and further Process those Personal Data, as set out below. Third parties may also provide Viking with Personal Data about Users. Such Personal Data will be Processed in accordance with this Policy.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
Viking may collect Personal Data from Users or their devices when they: visit any Services, register to use any Services, use any Services, contact us by mail, email or any other means; or otherwise interact with us.
When a User visits the Site, their devices and browsers will automatically disclose certain information. The disclosed information may include a User’s browser characteristics, IP address, device operating system, language settings, dates and times of connecting to the Site and other technical communications information. Some of this information may constitute Personal Data. Viking may also collect information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or services.
Viking may further collect any content that Users submit via the Site. Some of our services, may collect geolocation data. You may stop sharing this information by adjusting the location services’ settings of your mobile device.
We may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us.
We may collect statistical information about the use of the Services by unregistered and registered users. Some of this information is derived from Personal Data.
Users may refuse to supply Personal Data when using the Site and/or the Services, but doing so may prevent them from accessing the Services or certain features of the Services.
Viking may receive Personal Data about third parties from Users (for example, if third parties are identified in any communications sent from Users to Viking). Whenever Users make any such disclosures, Users must ensure that any affected third parties have consented to: (i) the disclosure of their Personal Data to Viking; and (ii) Viking’s further Processing of those Personal Data in accordance with this Policy. If Users cannot obtain such consent, Users must refrain from communicating the Personal Data of third parties to Viking.
PROCESS OF USERS’ PERSONAL DATA
Viking may Process Users’ Personal Data for the following purposes:
TRANSFERS OF USERS’ PERSONAL DATA ABROAD
PROTECTION OF USERS’ PERSONAL DATA
Viking is committed to processing Users’ Personal Data securely. We adopt appropriate data Processing practices, and appropriate technical and organisational security measures, to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Data. Users are responsible for keeping their access credentials for the Services safe and confidential. Users should notify Viking promptly if they become aware of any misuse of their access credentials, and immediately change their passwords. We provide a SSL secured communication channel, and all data transferred using this channel are encrypted and protected with appropriate digital signatures. However, Users should be aware that the Internet is not a secure environment for Personal Data. We cannot provide absolute assurances that Users’ Personal Data will be secure during transmission across the Internet. Any such transmission is entirely at Users’ own risk.
DISCLOSURE OF USERS’ PERSONAL DATA
Viking may disclose Users’ Personal Data to third parties in the following circumstances:
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Users may find hyperlinks or other content on the Services that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by third party websites linked to or from the Site or Services. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
UNSUBSCRIBING FROM MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
From time to time, we, or our service providers, may contact Users via email or other electronic means, to provide information relating to products or services that may be of interest to those Users. If any User wishes to unsubscribe from receiving future communications, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions in each such communication. Alternatively, the User may use the unsubscribe features provided through the Services respectively. Please note that, in the event that a User unsubscribes from receiving communications relating to marketing or advertising, we may nevertheless continue to contact the User for the purposes of account administration, or as required by law.
THE USER’S RIGHTS
It is the responsibility of each User to ensure that their Personal Data held by Viking is complete, accurate and up-to-date. Subject to applicable law, users may have the right to access their Personal Data held by Viking, correct any errors in those Personal Data, object on legitimate grounds to the Processing of those Personal Data, and/or request the deletion of those Personal Data. These rights may be exercised by sending a request to email@example.com .
HOW TO CONTACT US
ACCEPTANCE OF THIS POLICY
REVISION TO THIS POLICY
Last Updated: May 25, 2018