As a user of steam-packet.com, we ask you to provide us with some personal information such as your name, e-mail address and phone number.
This site contains links to other sites; however, steam-packet.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. They use your information only for supplying the service they offer, and may not use your personally identifiable information for anything other than the primary purpose for which the information was collected.
We occasionally run competitions on our site. We may ask for personal information to contact you if necessary (with a winner's notification, for example). You will also have the choice to be added to our mailing list for future promotions and travel offers. You may opt-out at any time of receiving future mailings; see the 'opt out' section below.
You can unsubscribe from travel offers by e-mail at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the e-mail.
We do not sell names or other private profile information to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. Occasionally, steam-packet.com will hire a third party to act on our behalf for projects such as market research surveys and contest entry processing and will provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects. The information we provide to such third parties is protected by a confidentiality agreement and is used solely for completing the specific project.
To make a booking on steam-packet.com, you need to have cookies enabled - see the section on Managing Cookies. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site but you will not be able to make a booking. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but see the section Managing Cookies for help to turn them on should you need to.
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors and to monitor site usage through analytics.
We do have relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes while using other websites - in other words to show you different offers based on what you appear to be interested in. When these cookies are placed you will be alerted and given the option to refuse them.
We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. We know you'd expect nothing less from us.
To make full use of the online booking system and personalised features on steam-packet.com, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them.
Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from steam-packet.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
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When you visit steam-packet.com you may notice some cookies that aren't related to steam-packet.com. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your booking experience on our website will be limited to browsing; you won't be able make a booking or use the My Account section.
How to enable cookies:
If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
- For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
- For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option.
How to check cookies are enabled for PCs:
Google ChromeClick on the spanner icon at the top of your browser window and select Settings.
Click the Advanced Settings link at the foot of the page, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
Settings above Medium will disable cookies
Mozilla FirefoxClick on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
Then select the Privacy icon
Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'
SafariClick on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
How to check cookies are enabled for Macs:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSXClick on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
Select the 'Never Ask' option
Safari on OSXClick on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'
Mozilla and Netscape on OSXClick on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'
OperaClick on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
Then select 'Accept cookies' option
For more information about cookies visit aboutcookies.org
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use Secure Socket Layers (SSL) technology to ensure the privacy of the information provided in the ferry booking engine. At no time are the guests debit/credit card details transmitted un-encrypted over the Internet. We also operate behind a firewall to ensure there is no unauthorised access to our systems.