Privacy Policy Statement

This is the web site of Cool Antarctica.

We can be reached via email


Cookies

For each visitor to our web site, our web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name (usually that of the Internet Service Provider), but not the email address.

We collect only the domain name, but not the email address of visitors to our web pages.

We collect aggregate information on what pages visitors access, and information volunteered by submission forms as detailed below.

The aggregate visitor information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded, it is used to improve the content of our web site and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.


Emails and retention of submitted data

All

Received emails are stored on file along with replies by an email client programme.

If you do not want to receive email from us in the future, please let us know .

No information is passed onto any organizations other than cruise enquiries to our our cruise partners as described below.

Upon request we provide site visitors with access to all information that we maintain about them.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at this email address


Cruise ship and other travel enquiries

If you send us your personal information for the purpose of enquiring about a cruise we will retain your name, email address and other information you voluntarily include in the registration form.

If you supply us with your postal address you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers will only receive telephone contact from our cruise and travel partners with information regarding information they have requested or bookings.

Data location: information received is stored as an email by CoolAntarctica and also by our cruise partner, Seattle based ExpeditionTrips in their own database.

We make the email addresses of those who access our site available to our cruise partners only if you request cruise information, no other information is passed onto any other organizations.


OAE's, FID's and other Old Antarcticans

If you send us your personal information for the purpose registering in the OAE/FID section, we will retain your name, email address and other information you voluntarily include in the registration form.

The purpose of submitting your details for inclusion on the relevant webpages is to facilitate and promote contact and networking amongst former and current OAE's, FID's and those from any other country with Antarctic experience.

In submitting your details you give consent for that data to be published on this website only under the relevant section/s.

You also give consent for me to occasionally (typically 3-4 times a year) send a group email to all registered members about news and other relevant items.

OAE and FID information is retained by CoolAntarctica.com only and is not shared in any way with other organizations or individuals.

Data location: information received is stored as email and on a spreadsheet by CoolAntarctica, no one else has access to this other than the webmaster (me).

If your details change, it is your responsibility to update your information by resubmitting this form with the relevant amended details.

Your data can be erased at any time by emailing us using the email address in your listing.


Rights

  • You have a right to be informed about your data. This document explains what happens to the data you supply.
  • You have a right of access. You can ask at any time for a copy of your data held by CoolAntarctica.com
  • You have a right of rectification. You can ask to update the data at any time.
  • You have a right of erasure. Your data can be deleted at any time.
  • You have a right to data portability. If you request that we pass your details to a third party then we will.
  • The GDPR provides safeguards for individuals against the risk that a potentially damaging decision is taken without human intervention. CoolAntarctica does not use autonomous processing of data.

Affiliations

CoolAntarctica.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

We also participate in a number of other similar programmes, CoolAntarctica does not collect any information about individuals who  purchase items or show an interest in purchasing from third party merchants.

We partner with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalised digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.