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Privacy Policies

Introduction

This is our privacy policy. It tells you how we collect, and process data received from you on our website or otherwise. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We take your privacy seriously and handle your personal data in compliance with applicable laws. 

What is your personal data?

Personal data refers to any data that can help one identify a living person. This identification may be through this information alone or in combination with any other information that the data controller possesses or is likely to possess. In the UK, EU Regulation 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)) and the Data Protection Act 2018 govern the processing of personal data.

Who are we?

Yacht Sentinel Limited is the data controller, which means that we determine how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Our site address is www.yacht-sentinel.com. Our registered address is Yacht Sentinel Ltd, Canalot Studios, 222 Kensal road, London, W10 5BN and our company number is 03531968.

What sort of data do we collect?

We may collect and process the following personal data about you:
  • your name, phone number, email, address
  • information you put into forms on our site at any time
  • a record of any correspondence between us
  • details of transactions you carry out through our site
  • details of your visits to our site and the resources you use
  • information about your computer (e.g. your IP address, browser, operating system etc) for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers
Under GDPR we will ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly and transparently, without adversely affecting your rights. We will only process your personal data if at least one of the following basis applies:
  1. you have given consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purpose;
  2. processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract;
  3. processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
  4. processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another natural person;
  5. processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller; and/or
  6. processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data.

How do we process your personal data?

Yacht Sentinel Limited complies with all its obligations under the GDPR. This includes:

  • Ensuring that personal data is up-to-date.
  • Storing and destroying personal data regularly.
  • Protecting personal data from misuse, loss, disclosure and unauthorised access.
  • Ensuring that suitable technical measures are in place for the protection of personal data.

What purposes will your personal data be used for?

We may utilise your personal data to carry out our obligations under a contract with you and/or if the processing is necessary for our legitimate interests. If you are already our customer, we will only contact you about things similar to what was previously sold to you. If you are a new customer, you will only be contacted if you consent to it. We will always ask for your consent before sending you anything for marketing purposes. 

If you don’t want us to use your personal data for any of the reasons set out in this section, you can let us know any time by contacting us and we will delete your data from our systems. However, you acknowledge that this will limit our ability to provide the best possible services to you.

In some cases, the collection of personal data may be a statutory or contractual requirement, and we will be limited in the services we can provide you if you don’t provide your personal data in these cases. 

How long do we keep and how do we store your personal data?

We will transfer your collected data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and it will be processed outside the EEA. By giving us your personal data, you agree to this arrangement. We will take all reasonable measures to ensure the protection and security of your personal data in accordance with requirements under applicable laws. 

Any payments will be encrypted and if we give you a password you must keep it confidential. Please don’t share it. Although we try to provide protection, we cannot guarantee complete security for your data and you take the risk that any sending of that data turns out to be not secure despite our efforts. 

We only keep your personal data for as long as we need in order to use it as described above in section 4 and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it. In any event, we will conduct an annual review to ascertain whether we need to keep your personal data and your personal data will be deleted if we no longer need it. 

What are your rights regarding your personal data, under the GDPR?

You have several rights in regards to the personal data that we hold (which you can exercise for free), unless, of course, subject to an exemption under the GDPR. These include, but are not limited to:

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which we hold about you
  • The right to withdraw your consent or object to the processing at any time
  • The right to request us to correct any personal data 
  • the right to request that a restriction is placed on further processing
  • The right to request that your personal data is erased 
  • The right to be informed of what data processing is taking place
  • The right to request that your personal data be transferred to another person (data portability)
  • The right to file a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office

How do we safeguard your data?

Data security is very important to us. We will only disclose your information in the following cases: 

  • If we want to sell our business/company, we can disclose it to the potential buyer
  • We can disclose it if we have a legal obligation to do so, or in order to protect other people’s property, safety or rights
  • We can exchange information with others to protect against fraud or credit risks

We may contract with third parties to supply services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely and in accordance with your rights, our obligations and the obligations of the third party under GDPR and the law.

We grant access to your personal data only to our staff members or to prospective customers or employers. 

To prevent misuse, loss and alteration of your personal information, we have strict security measures in place. However, you should be mindful of the fact that when you submit information on any website, including ours, there is a certain risk involved while it is transmitted online. 

Links to other sites

Please note that our terms and conditions and privacy policy will not apply to other websites that you get to via a link from our site. We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and we advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

How do we inform you of any policy changes?

Any policy changes, either due to changes in the legislation or due to our business reasons, will be posted on our website. This privacy policy was last updated in March 2020.

Contact Us

If you have any questions on this privacy policy or would like to exercise your rights under GDPR, you can contact us directly.

You can contact by post: Yacht Sentinel Ltd, Canalot Studios, 222 Kensal road, London, W10 5BN

Or by email to 

sales@yacht-sentinel.com 

Or by telephone to +44 (0)1932 506 173

Covid-19 update: We continue to operate as normal and orders are being processed on a weekly basis.