Privacy Policy Statement

Magnetic Island Ferries is committed to protection of your privacy information and to developing technology for a powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of our Privacy Policy applies to the Magnetic Island Ferries website and governs all aspects of data collection and usage of said data. By using the Magnetic Island Ferries website, you consent to the data practices and privacy policy as described in this statement.

 

Collection of your Personal Information

Magnetic Island Ferries collects information that may personally identify you, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, and your telephone number. In addition, Magnetic Island Ferries may collect anonymous demographic information which is not unique to you, such as your post code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favourites. Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by our server hosting company.  This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. Magnetic Island Ferries uses this information for the operation of services, to maintain service quality, and to compile general statistics regarding customer use of the Magnetic Island Ferries.

 Please be aware that if you disclose any personally identifiable information or sensitive data through Magnetic Island Ferries public message boards and online community forums that this information may be collected and used by others. Magnetic Island Ferries does not at any time read any of your private online communications. We strongly encourage you to review the privacy statements of any websites you choose to link to from Magnetic Island Ferries so that you can understand how those independent websites choose to collect, use, and potentially share your information with others. Magnetic Island Ferries has no responsibility for the privacy policies of others or for any content on websites outside of the Magnetic Island Ferries and Magnetic Island Ferries family of websites.

 

Use of your Personal Information

Magnetic Island Ferries collects and uses your personal information to operate the Magnetic Island Ferries website and to deliver the services you have requested. Magnetic Island Ferries may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Magnetic Island Ferries and its affiliates. Magnetic Island Ferries may contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered in the future. You may decline to participate in all surveys and to opt out of any communications from Magnetic Island Ferries that you do not wish to receive. Magnetic Island Ferries does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties. We may occasionally contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, street address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Magnetic Island Ferries may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 Magnetic Island Ferries does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

 Magnetic Island Ferries tracks the websites and pages our customers visit within the Magnetic Island Ferries brand family and our affiliates in order to determine what Magnetic Island Ferries services are the most popular. This data can then be used to deliver customized content and advertising within Magnetic Island Ferries to our customers whose behaviour indicates that they are potentially interested in a particular subject area.

 Magnetic Island Ferries will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is indeed necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Magnetic Island Ferries and our websites; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Magnetic Island Ferries and our brand family; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Magnetic Island Ferries, or the public.

 

Use of Cookies

The Magnetic Island Ferries website uses “cookies” that work to personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer’s hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

 The purpose of this cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page and it is a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalise Magnetic Island Ferries pages, or register with the Magnetic Island Ferries website or register for any of our services, cookie files allow Magnetic Island Ferries to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of repeated recording of your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the Magnetic Island Ferries website, the information you have previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use the Magnetic Island Ferries website features that you customized.

You always have the choice to accept or decline cookies and the Magnetic Island Ferries website will be functional should you choose to decline the cookies though you may need to re-enter information and preferences as they will not be saved. Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies, but you can choose to modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you do choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Magnetic Island Ferries services or websites that you visit.

 

Security of your Personal Information

Magnetic Island Ferries secures your personal information from any unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Magnetic Island Ferries secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When your personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

 

Changes to this Statement

Magnetic Island Ferries will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy information so that you may be informed of how Magnetic Island Ferries is protecting your information.