Privacy Policy

The following statement explains Bilikiki Cruises’ policy regarding the personal data you may disclose to us e.g. when booking a diving trip or subscribing to our newsletter.

Our aim is to respect your privacy and comply with the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR).

The Data Controller
Bilikiki Cruises is the Data Controller for any personal data you give to us. Our full details are:
Bilikiki Cruises Limited
PO Box 876
Honiara
Solomon Islands
Telephone: US 1800 663 5363
Email: [email protected]

What Personal Data We Collect and What We Do With It

This depends on whether you book a dive trip with us, have an inquiry or subscribe to our newsletter as explained below.

Dive Trip

WHAT WE DO  OUR LEGAL BASIS UNDER GDPR
Deliver our invoice and trip information to you. Answer any questions in regards to your inquiry. Article 6(1)(b) – this is necessary for the
performance of our contract with you. Without it we will not be able to process your booking.
Article 6(1)(f) – this is necessary for our legitimate interests.
Contact you with regard to any matter arising from your booking or attendance at our event e.g. dietary requirements, cancelled courses etc. Article 6(1)(b) – this is necessary for the performance of our contract with you/your employer. Without it we will not be able to process your
booking.
Article 6(1)(f) – this is necessary for our legitimate interests.

 

We do not disclose your booking/inquiry data to any other parties without your written consent.

Where you require us to make Reasonable Adjustments to enable you to attend a trip, we may require further information from you. If this includes information about your physical or mental health, such information (being sensitive personal data (Special Categories Data)), will only be used by us, with your explicit consent, to assess your eligibility for Reasonable Adjustments. We will not share or disclose it to others. The legal basis upon which we do this is set out in Article 9(2) (a) of GDPR (explicit consent). You can withdraw your consent as anytime by contacting us.

Please note that we may not be able to process your request for Reasonable Adjustments if you do this.
 

Newsletter

When subscribing to our newsletter we only ask for your email address. This is used to send you our newsletter and occasional updates on important issues in the field of Information Law. You can unsubscribe at anytime. Please send an email to [email protected] or simply put "Unsubscribe" in the header of any e mail you receive from us. Details on how to unsubscribe can also be found on our newsletter.

 

How Long We Keep Your Personal Data

By law we have to keep basic information about dive trip passengers and their contact details for a minimum of 7 years for tax purposes. Where you are a regular passenger on our trips we will keep your personal data for longer where we feel it will speed up the trip booking process and to save you having to give us the information again. Subject to any legal requirement, we will delete your information where you tell us that you will no longer be joining our trips in the future. For the purposes of the newsletter we will keep your information until you unsubscribe.

 

Third Parties

Bilikiki Cruises will not sell, assign, disclose or rent your personal data to any other external organisation or individual. We will only pass on your personal data if instructed to do so by you.

 

Protecting Your Personal Data

We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place appropriate technical, physical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.

 

Cookies

Our website makes use of so-called cookies in order to recognise repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services. In most cases these are so-called "session cookies" that are deleted once you leave our website. To an extent, however, these cookies also pass along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

Cookie Type
PHPSESSID Persistent
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Links to Other Sites

Our web site and newsletter contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. When you leave our site please be sure to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personal data about you. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by Bilikiki Cruises Ltd.

 

Your Rights

You are in complete control. You can object or withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data at anytime. Though in some cases we may not be able to provide your requested service (e.g. trip or newsletter subscription) where the information processing is an integral part of the service. We will tell you if this is likely to be the case.

 

Subject to some legal exceptions, you have the right to:
request a copy of the personal information Bilikiki Cruises holds about you;
to have any inaccuracies corrected;
to have your personal data erased;
to place a restriction on our processing of your data;
to object to processing; and
to request your data to be ported (data portability).

 

To learn more about these rights please see the ICO website.

 

Please address any such requests to the Bilikiki Cruises Protection Officer through the Contacts Page or [email protected]. If you are dissatisfied with our response you can complain to the Information Commissioner's Office

 

What our guests say

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Mike Aitken

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