Shoreline Sightseeing will offer a full refund for individual tickets (not groups) if the cancellation is made one business (M-F) day in advance. Cancellations can be made by contacting our office at 312-222-9328 ext. 1 Shoreline Sightseeing does run in the rain, but we do cancel tours at times based on unsafe conditions; this decision is made by our Captains. If Shoreline Sightseeing cancels a cruise due to weather, this decision is made in our sole discretion, all prepaid tickets will be refunded or rescheduled.
Online Privacy Statement
The following statement explains how the web sites operated by Shoreline Marine Company, Shoreline Sightseeing, and Shoreline Tour and Travel (“Shoreline” below) may collect and use your personally identifiable information. These Web sites include: shorelinesightseeing.com, shorelinewatertaxi.com, shorelinechartersandevents.com and others.
The Basic Principle
We will never intentionally disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party for their use without first receiving your express permission. We will not send you e-mail unless you have requested it or unless it’s in the course of a transaction you have initiated.
Free To Use
You can access our Web sites free of charge. Sometimes we will ask you to submit minimal personally identifiable information before accessing them.
When do we collect your personally identifiable information?
You must provide some personally identifiable information in order to use some features of our Web sites. Some examples:
- Signing up for e-mail services such as First Mate Club, status alerts, newsletters, and e-mail alerts
- Participating in online sweepstakes, contests and games
- Purchasing items such as event tickets
- Participating in an online survey
What personally identifiable information do we collect?
The information we collect for services such as these will vary, but can include your name, address, zip code, gender, user name, password, e-mail address and phone number. We also collect credit card information for purchases. Wherever we collect personally identifiable information, we will make an effort to provide a link to our privacy statement.
How do we use your personally identifiable information?
We do not share or provide personally identifiable information we may collect, such as names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers with third parties without your expressed permission. We will not send you an e-mail unless you have requested it, or specifically given us permission to contact you in the future, or unless it’s in the course of a transaction you have initiated.
Who else has access to your personally identifiable information?
Third-party technology providers: In some cases, the service you sign up for is provided by a third-party technology or content provider. When you use these third-party services offered on our sites, personally identifiable information you provide may be collected directly by these third parties solely in order to deliver the services you have requested. These third-party partners may not use or distribute our users’ information in any capacity outside of the service for which we contracted and they must comply with our privacy policies. Some examples of third-party technology partners: Google, which provides us with maps and in-bound advertising.
How do we use site usage statistics?
Shoreline collects some information automatically via server logs and cookies. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring URLs. We use this information to prepare for peak usage times and ensure a fast-loading site, to help diagnose problems with our servers and to understand which features of our sites are being used and when.
Disclosures required by law or for security and safety
We require parental consent for children under 13 to register or submit personally identifiable information on our sites.
- Children: Be sure to ask your parents for permission before you send any personally identifiable information about yourself to us or anyone else over the Internet.
- Parents and guardians: We encourage you to get involved with your children’s online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.
How to correct and update your personally identifiable information
After logging in, you may select “Your profile” and update the information there, including e-mail address, user name, password and phone number.
Notification of Policy Changes
As time passes, Shoreline may be sold along with its assets, or other transactions may occur in which customer information is one of the business assets transferred. In such a case, the customer information which we have gathered may be one of the business assets we transfer.