Effective date: 21/01/2013
Collection of Personal Information
We may collect personal information from you (such as name, address, telephone number and email address) when you complete sign-up process or use the enquiry forms or send emails to us. Please do not submit your personal information to us if you do not wish us to collect, use and transfer your personal information under the terms of this policy.
Collection of Other Information
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. If you choose not to receive our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience with the Site will be as quick or responsive as if you do receive cookies and you may not be able to use certain features on the Site. The information collected by cookies and web beacons is not personally identifiable. It includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Site and geographical location.
As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. However, we do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, use Flash cookies to collect and store information.
Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118
Use of Your Information
By using this Site, you agree that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business which shall include (without limitation):
• Personalising your visits to the Site and developing the design and style of the Site to improve the services provided to you
• Informing you about the latest changes to the Site, or products, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting. We may contact you by post, telephone, SMS, text/picture/video message or fax, as well as by email
• Communicating (and personalising such communication) with you
• Informing you if you have been successful in any Site competitions or promotions
• Compiling customer reviews
• Conducting market research
• Carrying out statistical, technical and logistical analysis
If you change your mind about being contacted in the future or if choose to stop receiving our marketing emails, you can do so by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by sending an unsubscribe email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharing Your Personal Information
By using the Site, you agree that we may disclose your personal information to any company within the Boat International Media Limited group of companies. We may employ other companies to provide services for us, including for example, providers of web hosting or maintenance services. These companies have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions and not for any other purpose.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information. We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, joint venture, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or re-organisation of our business. You will be notified via email of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information. We will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
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Safeguards and Security
No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, so we do not guarantee the security or integrity of your personal information and/or use of the Site. However, we use reasonable endeavours to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access, processing or use by using encryption technology and we will use reasonable efforts to employ security measures to prevent accidental loss, destruction and damage.
We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.
Accessing Your Personal Information
You can access and make edits to the personal data we hold about you by logging into the Site and accessing your account. However, if you would like to inquire about additional data we may hold about you, you can also contact us as described below.
You have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee (currently £10), to request access to personal data which we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
• put your request in writing to Data Manager, Boat International Media Limited, 41-47 Hartfield Road, LONDON, SW19 3RQ, United Kingdom
• include proof of your identity and address (e.g. a copy of your driving licence or passport, and a recent utility or credit card bill)
• attach a cheque in the amount of £10 made payable to Boat International Media Limited
• Specify the personal data you want access to.
Once you have received your details you also can request that we correct, or delete any inaccuracies in this information free of charge.
If you wish to exercise this right you should:
• put your request in writing to email@example.com
• provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. username, registration details)
• specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.
If you have any other queries please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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