Privacy Statement



What's New

Panama Canal Transit!

"Infinty" sets sail from the U.S. Virgin Islands for Panama around June 1st.  We expect about a seven day sail, a two day Panama Canal transit, ending with a one day sail to the beautiful Pearl Islands 40 miles south of Panama City.




Current News

We are now in Antigua!

"May 2009 -- Impromptu" is currently in Antigua in the eastern Caribbean doing some minor yacht maintenance.  "Infinity" is being chartered in the British Virgin Islands for another couple of months.




Recent Events

On our way to Panama!

"Impromptu" is currently on her way to Panama. We are taking a leisurly sail down island, stopping at various ports to ready the yacht for life in Panama!





Las Perlas Adventures recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance.  This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site:    The web site is operated by Las Perlas Adventures.


Identifying Information

In general, you can visit this site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself.  In some areas of the site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an charter, offer services that require registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, Las Perlas Adventures requests identifying information when you:

  • Register on our web site.
  • Book a sailing or diving charter.
  • Provide feedback to an online survey or tell us about an idea or suggestion.
  • Participate in a rebate program, contest, or other promotional offer.
  • Request a special service.

In these instances, Las Perlas Adventures will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services.  In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to"unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.  If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by Las Perlas Adventures and will only be used by Las Perlas Adventures to support your customer relationship with us.  We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service.  We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.


Sharing Your Information

From time to time, Las Perlas Adventures may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for Las Perlas Adventures.  Las Perlas Adventures does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our web site such as your name or email address to any outside Las Perlas Adventures (such as database maintenance); however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential, and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for Las Perlas Adventures.  In addition, Las Perlas Adventures may also share aggregate information about its customers and its web site visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties.  For example, we might share that our users are X percent PC users and Y percent Macintosh users.  None of this information, however, will contain personal identifying information about our users.


Third Party Links does provide links to other sites.  Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices.  Once you leave, Las Perlas Adventures cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.



At times, we will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a "cookie".  We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information from your computer.  We only use cookies to learn ways to enhance our web site, and to give you better, more personalized service while in our web site.  You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent.  However, some functions of the web site will not function if you refuse cookies.  These areas of our web site will have information posted about cookies, and when a cookie will be uploaded to your computer.


Children's Privacy Protection

Las Perlas Adventures is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13.  The vast majority of the material on our web site is not intended for children and is not targeted to children under the age of 13.  We do not knowingly collect data from children, and if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.


Changes to this Policy

Las Perlas Adventures may from time to time revise its privacy policy.  You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions.  We will not, however, use your existing information in a manner not previously disclosed.  You will be advised and have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information.


Credit Card Security

We know customers are concerned about credit card security.  We use one of the worlds largest funds transfer agencies -- PayPal.  If you choose to use a PayPal account, your personal credit card information will not be given to Las Perlas Adventures.  If you choose to use a credit card, we will use the credit card information to process a payment, and then this information will immediately be deleted from our records.  Subsequent payments will require you to resubmit your credit card information.