CHARTERS, MEETINGS & INCENTIVES WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

This website is owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines, a division of Carnival Corporation ("€œCarnival"€). Carnival is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and helping you make the most of your time on the Internet within a trusted environment. The Carnival Privacy Policy ("€œPrivacy Policy"€) applies to the www.carnivalmeetings.com website and governs its data collection, usage and services. This Privacy Policy discloses how we collect, protect, use and share information gathered about you on our website. If you use this site you explicitly agree to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of your use. We hope that this disclosure will help increase your confidence in our website and enhance your experience on the Internet.

Information We Collect
You can visit our website without divulging any personally identifiable information. Our website does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when such individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis, such as requesting information for an event or meeting. Carnival uses such information collected primarily to contact you about the event/meeting you requested, provide better customer service to you, to improve and customize the content you see, to provide the products, services or benefits you request, and to contact you about special promotions, meetings/incentives news and new products.

Site Use Information
Our web servers collect the IP addresses and domain names of visitors to our site. This information may be aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc. Carnival may use this information to measure the use of our site and to improve the content we offer. We may share with third parties this experiential information or other data which does not personally identify visitors to our site. This might include destination, or ship preferences of all visitors to our site, for example.

Use of Cookies
Our website uses “cookies” to help personalize your online experience, such as recognizing your name when you revisit, as well as to assist us in marketing and advertising. A cookie is a text file that is anonymously placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies placed when you visit our site do not personally identify you, but they do allow us to monitor certain statistics which help us improve our services, such as how many site visitors view certain pages on our website or receive our advertisements when visiting other websites.

You also have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website or have some of our services, such as planning a cruise, making a reservation, or being automatically recognized as a registered user, function properly.

Information You Provide to Us
We only collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, email and phone number, if you voluntary give us the information, such as when you request that we contact you for a proposed event or meeting. Any information you provide is purely voluntary.

If you send us an email or request information we will retain your email address, phone number (and other information you supplied) and contact you to respond to your inquiry. We may also use your email address to provide you with details on upcoming events, cruises, packages and other information about Carnival or to provide you with information from companies with whom we have cooperative or joint marketing arrangements.

We may use third party contractors to help us operate our business and the site or administer activities on our behalf, and may share your information with these contractors for those limited purposes.

By providing personal information through this site you explicitly agree to our collection and use of that information as described in this Privacy Policy. You agree that we may use the personal information you provide to respond to your inquiries, contact you regarding customer service, let you know about products or services which may be of interest to you or to personalize our service to meet your needs or preferences. This may involve sharing certain information with our affiliated companies or third party contractors.

You may receive an email from us about products or services which may be of interest to you. If at any point you no longer wish to receive such promotional emails, follow the unsubscribe instructions mentioned at the end of the email.

From time to time we may offer promotions or specials on behalf of companies with whom we have joint or cooperative marketing arrangements. You may take advantage of these promotions or specials by clicking on links on our site. You will be transferred to a different site which may not be owned or operated by Carnival where you may be required to provide personal information in order to participate in the promoted products or services. This privacy policy does not apply to those sites; please review the privacy policy posted on those sites.

Sweepstakes and Contests
We may offer promotions, contests or sweepstakes on our site. If you choose to participate we will collect information including your name, address, age, telephone number and email address. We may also request other information some of which may be optional. We use the information you provide for purposes of conducting the promotion and for other purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Promotions may be sponsored by Carnival alone or with another sponsor or by a third party. Information you provide may be shared with the sponsor or third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate in any program, promotion or sweepstakes. When you participate in a program or promotion you are subject to the Official Rules or Terms and Conditions governing that program or promotion which will be posted on the site. Some travel agents may not participate in the promotion if doing so would violate their employer’s policies. Check those policies before enrolling.

Child Privacy
We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children under the age of 18. If we have reason to believe that information is being provided by a person under the age of 18 we will not collect the information.

Disclosing Information to Third Parties
We do not sell our users’ information to third parties but we may share your information with our affiliated companies or with third parties. We will reveal personal information to unaffiliated third parties only if: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) the information is provided to help complete a transaction for you; (3) the information is provided to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders or subpoenas, to enforce our Legal Notices or other agreements, or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection etc.); (4) the disclosure is done as part of a purchase, transfer or sale of services or assets (e.g., in the event that substantially all of our assets are acquired by another party, customer information may be one of the transferred assets); (5) the information is provided to our agents, outside vendors or service providers to perform functions on our behalf (e.g., analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing customer service, processing orders, sending emails about our products or services, etc.) or with whom we may have cooperative or joint marketing arrangements; or (6) to others as described in this Privacy Policy. We may also gather aggregated data about you and disclose such aggregated (but not personally identifiable) information to third parties for promotional or other purposes.

Your California and Rhode Island Privacy Rights
Carnival may disclose your personal information to our affiliates or other third parties for their use in the marketing of their products or services (as opposed to Carnival products or services) to you unless you tell us not to. In order to opt out of such sharing or for further information, please write to us at Carnival, Attn: Privacy Policy/Legal Department, 3655 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33178.

Security Procedures to Protect Information
Security of personal information is extremely important to us. Carnival employs security measures consistent with standard industry practice to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information collected on and used by Carnival at this site. Our site uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security technology to encrypt information you provide to us through the Site, but any information you provide us by email is unencrypted. SSL is an industry-standard protocol for encryption over the internet. Data transmission over the internet is never 100% secure.

While we take steps to protect your personal information and keep it secure, you also play a role in protecting your information. Carnival cannot guaranty the security of any information you transmit to us or from our site, and therefore you use our site at your own risk.

Inapplicability of Privacy Policies of any Linked Sites or Other Parties Carnival's site may contain links to other sites such as our affiliates and third parties. This Privacy Policy only addresses Carnival's use and disclosure of your information collected on this site, if any. While we try to link only to sites that share our standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of our affiliates or any other third parties or the content of linked sites, although we do encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such parties or web sites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may occasionally amend this Privacy Policy and we reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. The use of your information is subject to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use in effect at the time of use. The provisions contained in this Privacy Policy supersede all previous notices or policies regarding our privacy practices with respect to this site. We post the effective date of our Privacy Policy on our site. We encourage you to check our site frequently to see the current Privacy Policy to be informed of how Carnival is committed to protecting your information and providing you with improved content on our website in order to enhance your online cruise planning experience. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy we will post the revised Privacy Policy and the revised effective date on this site. Your continued use of the site constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Your Comments are Appreciated
If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding our Privacy Policy, you can contact us at Carnival, Attn: Privacy Policy/Legal Department, 3655 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33178, Tel. 1-888-CARNIVAL, email: privacypolicy@carnival.com. This site is owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines, a division of Carnival Corporation, which controls any information submitted through this site.

Last reviewed on October 4, 2011.