This Privacy Statement discloses the privacy practices for This website has agreed to disclose its information practices.

You will be notified of:


  • Personally identifiable information about you that is collected from the website or through third parties
  • The organization collecting the information
  • How the information is used
  • With whom the information may be shared
  • What choices are available to you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information
  • The security procedures that protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information under SDMM's control
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information

Information Collection and Use
SDMM is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to administer the site, track user movement and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to identifiable information.

We may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. Read the privacy statements of each website that collects identifiable information.

This website takes every precaution to protect users' information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, their information is protected both online and offline. When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or Social Security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry-SSL. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also protect user information offline.

Supplementation of Information
To properly fulfill our obligation to customers, we supplement the information we receive with information from third-party sources.

Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as a ZIP code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data.

Our users are given the opportunity to opt out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site at the point where we ask for the information.

Return Policy-For Store Merchandise Only (Does not apply to event ticket purchases)
Please check your order carefully before checking out.

You may return most items purchased at the Maritime Museum of San Diego’s on-line museum store within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Refunds will be credited to the credit card account originally used to purchase the merchandise. No cash refunds.

You will have to pay the return shipping cost unless the return is a result of Museum error. We suggest that you ship the items via a method that includes delivery confirmation. Please note that the Museum is unable to exchange items (unless you received a damaged, defective, or incorrect item.)

The Museum cannot accept returns of certain items, including:


  • Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery.
  • Any item that is not in its original condition, is damaged, or is missing parts.
  • Any item of clothing that has been worn or washed

Proof of purchase, such as a copy of the original sales receipt or packing slip invoice, is required for reimbursement of the full purchase price. Please print and fill out our return form and include with the returned merchandise. Returned merchandise should be shipped to:


Museum Store Returns
Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  92101


Merchandise ordered through The Museum’s on-line store can also be returned in-person to our retail store aboard the ferryboat Berkeley at the address above. The return policies detailed above apply to in-person returns also.