Privacy Policy Notice

The policy: This privacy policy notice is for this website; https://www.steadytheship.com and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.

Policy key definitions:

  • "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, https://www.steadytheship.com.
  • "you", "the user" refer to the person(s) using this website.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
  • ICO means Information Commissioner's Office.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.

Processing of your personal data

The following sets out what personal information we may process, why we process that personal information and the legal basis for such processing:

Client Data:

The personal data that might be supplied to us:

Information about you which relates to your account with us or the instructing client’s account with us. This information may include your name, your postal address, your email address and your telephone and/or mobile number, and such other information as we determine is needed to verify the identity of our clients.

Why we process that personal data:

We will process this data to verify your identity, maintain your account with us, to provide our services, to communicate with you and to back up our database. The reason we process this data is to ensure the proper administration of the instructing client’s account and our business and, where you have entered into a contract with us, for the purposes of fulfilling our contract with you.

The legal basis for processing it:

The legal basis we rely on for processing this data is as follows:

  • Our legitimate interests; or
  • Fulfilment of our contract with you or the instructing client.

Registration Data:

The personal data that might be supplied to us:

Information you provide when you register to use our website, enter a survey, promotion or competition, or when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, email address and phone number.

Why we process that personal data:

We will process this data so we can deal with your registration, or other communications or applications, or to address your query or concern. The reason we process this data is to ensure the proper administration of your registration and our business.

The legal basis for processing it:

The legal basis we rely on for processing this data is as follows:

  • Our legitimate interests

Technical Data:

The personal data that might be supplied to us:

Technical information relating to your use of our websites, including (1) the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform. We may obtain this data through our analytics tracking system; and (2) information about your visit to our website(s), including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our website(s) (including date and time), products and services you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page.

Why we process that personal data:

We process this data so we can monitor and analyse how our websites are used so we can improve our websites and our services. This helps us to administer our business and improve the services we offer.

The legal basis for processing it:

The legal basis we rely on for processing this data is as follows:

  • Our legitimate interests

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to complain to the ICO www.ico.org.uk if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Internet cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a better user experience. We do this by placing a small text file on your device / computer hard drive to track how you use the website, to record or log whether you have seen particular messages that we display, to keep you logged into the website where applicable, to display relevant adverts or content, referred you to a third party website.

Some cookies are required to enjoy and use the full functionality of this website.

We use a cookie control system which allows you to accept the use of cookies, and control which cookies are saved to your device / computer. Some cookies will be saved for specific time periods, where others may last indefinitely. Your web browser should provide you with the controls to manage and delete cookies from your device, please see your web browser options.

Cookies that we use are:

  • XSRF-TOKEN
  • budget_session
  • laravel_cookie_consent

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

This application has not been designed to store sensitive financial information such as, but not limited to, bank account details, credit or debit card information, credit or debit card PIN numbers.

Transparent Privacy Explanations

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through our advertising partners; Google Adsense, eBay Partner Network, Amazon Affiliates, or are self served through our own means. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners. Our ad partners may collect data and use cookies for ad personalisation and measurement. Where ad preferences are requested as 'non-personalised' cookies may still be used for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting and to combat fraud and abuse.

We do not currently have any Sponsored links, affiliate tracking or commissions on site.

Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. In most cases we earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.

If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.

Email marketing messages & subscription

Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal date" above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.

Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.

Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences.

We do not currently have an EMS system or use an EMS provider.

Resources & further information

© Steady the Ship 2020 | Privacy Policy

Icons made by srip from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY