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Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 08/11/2016

Protection of your information is important to us

Your privacy is of our utmost concern. We will never disclose your personal details to any person without your consent. However, if you use our website to contact a yacht broker for further information on a superyacht for sale, your contact details will be directly transmitted to that broker and for no other purpose. We will never use your personal information for any other reason other than those purposes for which you have expressly consented to.


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  1. Introduction
  2. Collection of personal information
  3. Collection of other information
  4. Activity information
  5. Use of your information
  6. Sharing your personal information
  7. Enquiries for Boat Sales and Boat Charters you make through our site
  8. Social Media Widgets
  9. Safeguards and security
  10. Links
  11. Accessing your personal information
  12. Other important information

Boat International Media Limited is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to www.boatinternational.com. We want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information from and about you. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information collected through services such as websites, mobile sites, applications (“apps”), and widgets (collectively, the “Company Services”). By using Company Services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and consent to our use of your personal information in the manner set out below. A list of our affiliated companies (“Company Affiliates”) is available via privacy@boatinternationalmedia.com.

This Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy applies to all users, including both those who use the Company Services without being registered with or subscribing to a Company Service and those who have registered with or subscribed to a Company Service. These Policies apply to our collection and use of your personal information (i.e., information that identifies a specific person, such as full name or email address). It also describes generally our practices for handling non-personal information (for example, interests, demographics and services usage).

Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us. This privacy policy applies only to this Site. If you do not accept this privacy policy, you must not use this Site.

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, send emails to us or request further information or enquire about any of our advertising. 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

In addition to personal information, we may collect information about you automatically when you visit the Site. The collection of information may involve the use of cookies and web beacons. For more information about the cookies we use on our Site please see our Cookie Policy.

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. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. Please note that by blocking any or all of these cookies may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through our Site.

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.

Boat International Media and its partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users' movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions on our website or service.

Activity Information

When you access and interact with our Site, we may collect certain information about those visits. Eg. In order to permit your connect to our Site, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device and browser including potentially your IP address, browser type and other software and hardware information. If you access our Site from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data or other transactional information for that device.

Third parties that support our Site by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing you to share content or tracking aggregate Site usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information. We do not control these third party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies. For more information about third party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies see www.aboutads.info/consumers, and to opt-out of such ad networks and services advertising practices, go to www.aboutads.info/choices.

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.

We may use information we collect from you and about you to improve our Site and features, to improve your experience online and off line by delivering content you may find interesting and relevant including advertising and marketing messages; to allow you to comment on our Site and its features and to provide you with customer support or respond to your enquiries. If we provide your information to third parties for the provision of services or in order to respond to an enquiry your personal information will only be provided to that third party for that sole purpose.

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 privacy@boatinternationalmedia.com.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy and on our enquiry forms or if you consent to such sharing. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We use Google Remarketing Services on this Site otherwise known as Online Behavioural Advertising (“OBA”). This service uses cookies to help us to serve advertising which is more targeted to your interests, based on the content of the pages you have visited on our Site and on partner websites. These cookies help us to understand browser habits and visited websites so we can display ads that are targeted to your interests. For more information on OBA, please see our Cookie Policy. To Opt out of this type of profiling cookie visit Google’s Ads Settings.

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 (such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to government requests). 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.

Enquiries for Boat Sales and Boat Charters you make through our Site

In the event that you want more information about a yacht or boat that is advertised on our Site and you request further information through our Site, we will pass your personal information and enquiry directly to the Broker of that boat or yacht. We will not forward your personal information to any other person. Whilst we require advertisers not to use your personal information for anything other than addressing your enquiry, we cannot control the conduct of third parties and do not accept any liability in respect of any conduct of such third party.

Social Media Widgets

Our website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook ‘Like’ button and Widgets, such as the ‘Share this’ button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it. If you log in to our website through a social media service or connect our services to a social media service through a social media service, the information we collect may also include your user ID and/or your user name associated with that social media service, any information or content you have permitted the social media service to share with us, such as your profile picture, email address or friends lists, and any information you have made public in connection with that social media service. When you access the Site through social media services or when you connect our services to social media services, you are authorizing us to collect, store, and use such information and content in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

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 follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at privacy@boatinternational.com.

We will retain your information for as long as you actively receive our newsletters or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


This Site contains links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites and advise you to read the privacy policy of each website you visit which collects personal information.

Accessing Your Personal Information

Upon request Boat International Media will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe. 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 privacy@boatinternationalmedia.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.

Other Important Information

Updates to our Privacy Policy: we may modify this Privacy Policy. Please look at the Effective Date at the top of the Privacy Policy to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on this Site. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective.

Location of Data: Our Site is hosted and managed in London, UK. If you are a user located outside of the United Kingdom, you understand and consent to having any other personal information processed in those countries in which our servers are located. Data protection laws in other countries may not be the same as those in the United Kingdom. This includes the use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

Linked Services: Our Site may be linked to sites operated by unaffiliated companies and may carry advertisements or offer content, functionality, games, newsletters, contests or otherwise. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of unaffiliated companies and once you leave our Site or click on an advertisement you should check the applicable privacy policy for the other service.

Data Retention: We will retain your information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Remember that after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or other services. Because the nature of caching technology your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancellation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies. It is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints, contractual or legal requirements.

Sensitive Information: we ask that you do not send us, and you do not disclose, any sensitive personal information (such as social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through this Site or otherwise.

If you have any other queries please email us at privacy@boatinternationalmedia.com.

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