Privacy Statement

General copyright agreement and privacy terms



Journal Download

demoA pictoral journal detailing Richard's 2010 trip to Japan. Downloadable as a PDF.

Updated: April 2012


A listener's guide to songwriting

A new approach to learning the basics of music

Updated: April, 2012


Cruise Comments

demoA collection of comment cards from Marco Polo's 2011/12 season

Updated: April 3rd, 2012

Web Site Privacy Information


Richard Sykes

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 Site is operated by Richard Sykes .

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact the site coordinator at using the contact sheet.

Identifying Information. In general, you can visit the 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 order or assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, this website requests identifying information when you:

  • Place an order.
  • Provide feedback to an online survey or tell us about an idea or suggestion.
  • Request information or files from technical support or customer service.
  • Give feedback onboard the ship that is then published

In these instances,we 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.

What This Website Will Do With Your Information. If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by Richard Sykes and will only be used by him to support your customer relationship. 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. Twitter feeds and bookmarks may be abandoned freely at any time.

What Others May Do With Your Information. Richard Sykes does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations.

Richard Sykes On-line Store. The On-line Store is designed to give you options concerning the privacy of your identifying information. To protect your privacy, PayPal have designed their Sites to include certain steps to verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections in an account. You will always have access to this account information and can view it, update it or correct it at any time. To access your information, you will need to use a password.

When purchasing anything through this web site, the order form will also ask you to provide a daytime telephone number. However, the telephone number is only used to quickly resolve questions relative to an order, such as to clarify customer email addresses that are inactive, or entered incorrectly.

Third Party Links does provide links to other sites. Other Internet sites and services have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave WWW.RICHSYKES.COM, Richard Sykes 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 Sites, 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 Sites 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 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 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



All items downloaded from this site and stored locally or internationally remain copyright of Richard Sykes. They may not be reproduced or broadcast without his expressed permission. The feedback comments are copyright by the authors who may be removed from this file at any time by using the contact page.





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