About this Policy

This policy sets out how skipstrans.com Limited collects, uses and discloses your personal information.

If you disclose personal information to third parties this policy will not apply and you will be subject to the privacy policy of that third party.

By accessing or using our services, including the skipstrans Network you agree to the use and disclosure of your personal information in the manner described in this policy.

Words defined in the skipstrans Terms and Conditions of Use have the same meaning in this Privacy Policy.

What personal information is collected

Skipstrans collects personal information that it considers necessary for it, or its related bodies corporate to provide the range of services they offer.

Personal information collected by skipstrans may include:

your name, address and contact details

bank account and credit account details

user ID's and passwords

the services provided to you

records and content of communications with skipstrans or any other person including records and content using Communications Services (as that term is defined in skipstrans "Terms and Conditions of Use"). Please note that such records and content may be stored and scanned by skipstrans.

How is personal information collected

skipstrans collects personal information in a number of ways, including:

directly from you when you provide information directly to skipstrans in person, by phone or in writing (whether electronic or otherwise)

directly from you when you communicate with skipstrans or any other person using skipstrans Communications Services from third parties such as:

skipstrans related companies; resellers of skipstrans services and service providers to skipstrans

operators of linked or served web sites, applications and advertising on the skipstrans network

from organisations identified or described under the heading "How is personal information disclosed"

How is personal information used

Your personal Information may used for the following purposes:

to provide the services requested by you

to manage those services including, customer service and billing

to research, develop and improve skipstrans services

to conduct surveys to determine use and satisfaction with skipstrans services

to generate statistics in relation to the skipstrans Network

to promote and market special offers and other services to you. If you do not want to receive these, please let us know

for purposes connected with the operation of the skipstrans Network

to personalise the advertising you see when you visit sites within the skipstrans Network

How is personal information disclosed

skipstrans may disclose personal information to individuals and organisations other than skipstrans. The organisations to which we may disclose personal information include:

skipstrans staff and skipstrans bodies corporate

the public if you advertise with skipstrans or use publicly available Communications Services

individuals and organisations that advertise with skipstrans if you submit an enquiry with skipstrans.

Depending on your enquiry these may include:

private advertisers

licensed boat dealers

shipping brokers

operators of Linked Sites

financial service providers

insurance service providers

boat inspection service providers

If you do not want skipstrans to disclose your personal information to these individuals and organisations do not submit enquires outsourced service providers who assist skipstrans to provide its services including:

information technology providers

marketing and market research advisers

professional advisers

resellers of skipstrans services

organisations involved in a sale/transfer of skipstrans assets, business or shares

government and regulatory authorities as required by law

How to access your personal information

You generally have a right to access your personal Information. If you wish to access your personal information please inform us by "contact us" link at the bottom of this page. Please remember to provide as much detail as you can as this will help us to find the information.

There is no charge for this service.

What if you don't provide personal information?

If you choose not to provide personal information when requested, skipstrans may not be able to provide you with the full range of skipstrans services.

skipstrans Network, Linked Sites and personal information

When you visit a website or use an application on the skipstrans Network, skipstrans records anonymous information such as IP address, time, date, referring url, pages accessed and documents downloaded, type of browser and operating system.

skipstrans also uses "cookies". A cookie is a small file that stays on your computer until, depending on whether it is a sessional or persistent cookie, you turn your computer off or it expires (typically between 30and 90 days).
Cookies may be used by skipstrans or by service providers engaged by skipstrans to provide you with the full range of services it offers, remember your preferences, remember the sites you visit on the skipstrans Network, measure and analyse usage of the skipstrans Network and for security. Persistent cookies may be used to identify the sites you visit on the skipstrans Network and to personalise the advertising that you see when you make future visits to that site or other sites. You may adjust your Internet browser to disable cookies.

If cookies are disabled skipstrans may not be able to provide you with the full range of skipstrans services.

Cookies may collect and store your personal information. This policy applies to personal information collected via cookies. The skipstrans Network may include links to third party web sites, co branded web sites and applications and advertising served to the skipstrans Network by third parties (Linked Sites).

Companies who operate Linked Sites may collect personal information through the use of cookies and otherwise. skipstrans is not responsible for Linked Sites and recommends you read the privacy policy of Linked Sites before disclosing your personal information.

How this policy changes

This policy may change over time. All changes will be published on this website.

About security and personal Information

skipstrans takes reasonable steps to protect personal information collected from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modifications or disclosure.

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