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At CruiseReview.net.au we aim to provide reviews and opinions on cruises and cruise related matters.
We aim to provide you with accurate and reliable information
on cruising, however you should keep in mind that the posts and opinions may
not accurately reflect the experience you may have on a particular cruise and
any remark made by a member is the opinion of that member and may not be the
opinion of us. Please let us know if you consider a review is inaccurate (and
what action you think we should take).
You should read all post and reviews with some scepticism and not rely on this website as the basis for any decision.
Inappropriate or Unacceptable Posts
If we consider a member or a post(s) is not appropriate, we may decide to take action which may
include editing the post, deleting the post, or remove such member from our forum.
We may take this action or other actions, in circumstances when we consider:
If you disagree with our decision, you may contact us to request our reconsideration.
- a post to be aggressive, inaccurate or vindictive;
- a post that we consider may be illegal;
- a post that we consider to be inflammatory;
- a post that we consider harassing, discriminatory, etc;
- a post we consider to be business or commercial in nature (and we have not agreed to such post); and/or
- other circumstances that we consider reasonable.
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are not responsible for the terms and condition or privacy practices of third
party websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies for each
website you visit.
If you choose to be a member and join our forum, we may
send you information about cruising related news, updates to our site,
invitations to special events and promotions we feel may be of interest to you.
We will do this unless you have specifically told us not to.
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distributing copies), broadcast, alter or tamper with in any way or otherwise
use of any material contained in the Website except as set out in these Terms
and Conditions. These restrictions apply in relation to all or part of the
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interfere with any Website operated by us, or any material or content displayed
on any Website operated by us.
We do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information,
graphics and materials on the Website or any third party web site linked or
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We do not guarantee that access to the Website will be uninterrupted or that
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Where the law implies a warranty into the Website Terms and Conditions, which
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withdraw such authority at any time without notice.
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- change the Website (including the terms and conditions of the Website) without notice, and/or
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CruiseReview.net.au is a small business in respect to
the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and as such the Privacy Act does not apply to us, however notwithstanding
our policies and procedures are aligned with the Privacy Act. A summary of our key policies are
1. Our commitment to your privacy
This policy reflects our commitment to ensuring that our collection, holding, use and disclosure of information is fair and reasonable.
2. Personal Information
We will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
3. Collection, use and disclosure of personal information
When you use our Website or contact us, your personal information may be collected, including your: name, address, telephone numbers,
Email address and the IP Address and other computer identification information.
When you visit our website, our internet service provider's standard web log records information for statistical purposes only, including:
- The internet address of the server accessing our site
- Your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc)
- The date and time of your visit to the site
- The pages you accessed and documents downloaded
- The previous page you visited prior to accessing our site
- The type of browser you are using.
- No attempt is or will be made to identify you or monitor your browsing activities, unless a law enforcement agency exercises a warrant to do so.
We use your personal information in order to operate a forum and cruise review service. In general, the purpose for which we collect your
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At any time, you may choose not to receive marketing material from us. On all of our direct marketing material, there is a notice
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- Placing you on mailing lists either electronically or postal;
- To inform you of news or upcoming events;
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If you no longer wish to receive marketing information from us, please contact us (see below). Please allow a reasonable
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We also use your information, in anonymous form, for statistical purposes, to gain a better understanding of our audience.
We may disclose your personal information to other organisations which provide us with services, information technology services, or
other services relating to our products or services.
We may also disclose your personal information if authorised or required to do so by law (for example, where
we are required to disclose your personal information to a court in response to
Where it is lawful and practicable to do so, you may
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4. Third party sites
Sometimes our website contains links to third party websites, which may be advertising or for your convenience and information.
We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third party websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies for each website you visit.
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your privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose
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We use information from these sources to better understand our audience, and answer your queries.
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To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please contact us. You will be required to complete and
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We reserve our right to charge you a cost reflective of time and costs our to access your personal information.
7. Correction of personal information
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we hold, collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
The accuracy of the personal information that we hold depends
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To help ensure the accuracy of the personal information we
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errors in the personal information we hold about you; or there are any changes
to your personal information, such as changes to your name, address or other
Please allow 30 days for amendment of our records.
We reserve the right to change our policies at any time and to notify our customers and stakeholders by posting an updated version of the policy on our website.
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