Privacy Statement

Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc.’s Web Site Privacy Policy Effective 5/22/2014

Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc. wants to improve your travel experience not only through reliable and convenient transportation service to and around the island, but also through the modern communication service of a commercial web site. Our web site provides you information about our services and what to expect during your visit to the island. Our web page also collects information from you that we use, among other things. to improve our content, connect you with our partners and send you updates on our activities. Our privacy policy on the information collected is set out below.

Web Site Security

Bald Head Island Transportation is committed to ensuring that your personal identifying information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access to, or disclosure of your information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic and administrative policies and procedures to safeguard and secure any personal identifying information we collect online. Personal identifying information is described in North Carolina identity theft law as a person’s first name or first initial and last name in combination with a social security number, driver’s license number, checking account number, credit card number, debit card number, e-mail address, digital signature, password or other items that may lead to identity theft. If a security breach occurs releasing your personal identifying information in circumstances where illegal use of the information has occurred, is likely to occur, or that places you at material risk of harm, you will receive notice of the breach and measures you may take to protect your identity. For purposes of notice, a breach of e-mail names, e-mail addresses, electronic identification numbers, Internet account numbers, Internet identification names, parent’s legal surname prior to marriage, or a password will not be considered personal identifying information unless it would permit access to a person’s financial account or resources. For more details on identity theft laws in North Carolina, refer to NC General Statue Chapter 14, Article 19C and Chapter 75, Article 2A.

Information Collected Automatically

When you visit the Bald Head Island Transportation web site to browse, read pages, make a tram reservation or download information, we may automatically collect and store the following information: the IP address from which you access our web site; the date and time you access our site; the type of browser you used; the pages you visit; and, if you linked to our site from another web site, the address of that web site.

We use this information primarily to help make our web site more useful to visitors by learning how many visitors access the site, the types of technology they use and other factors that may improve our communication and marketing efforts.

Information You Provide

When you make a tram reservation, we collect and store the following information: your e-mail address; first and last name; phone number; date, time and direction of travel; number of passengers, pets and oversized Items and the address on the island. Other information may be collected and stored.

We may share the information you provide with our affiliates and third party partners for marketing or promotional purposes. You may opt out of being contacted by our affiliates and third party partners when creating your account, or at any time by editing your profile.


“Session” or “Temporary” cookies are used on some of our web pages when you login to your account. These cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. These cookies do not collect personal identifiable information on users, and they are erased as soon as you close your web browser.

You can configure your web browser to accept or decline cookies, or alert you when cookies are in use. You do not have to accept cookies from us, but if you choose not to, you will not be able to login to your account.


Bald Head Island Transportation takes great care to provide secure, accurate and complete information on this web site. Nonetheless, security breaches may occur.

Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc. and its employees and agents, shall not be liable for damages or losses of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use of this site or of materials and information on this site, including but not limited to, damages or losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy or timeliness of any such information, or incurred from the viewing, distributing or copying of those materials.

The materials and information provided on this web site are provided “as is.” No warranty of any kind, implied, express, or statutory, including but not limited to warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this web site or its links to other internet resources.

Links to Other Sites

Our site may provide links to other web sites. The privacy policies described here do not necessarily apply to any external sites. Bald Head Island Transportation is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other web sites. Please read the privacy policies of other sites you visit.