If you are a user with general public and anonymous access, you can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal details. We will only log your Internet Provider (IP) address that is automatically recognised by the web server.
You may at times be asked to supply personal information via our website. Personal information is information that will identify you in any way, such as your name, address, email address etc. If you supply such information we are legally bound under the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that such information is only used for the purpose for which it was requested and also that the data is held securely. For example, if you complete an online form, we will only use this information for the specific purpose you have provided the information for.
We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify or be traced back to any individual.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disc for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the web more useful by storing information about your preferences on particular sites, thus enabling website owners to provide more useful features for their users.
They contain no name or address information or any information that will enable anyone to contact you via telephone, e-mail or any other means.
Our website uses two kinds of cookies.
Session cookies, which are integral to the operation of the website, are stored in your computer's memory temporarily and get deleted when you terminate your current session on the website.
Persistent cookies, which are stored on your machine until they expire at their preconfigured expiry date, that are in use on our website are described below.
This site uses Google/YouTube cookies to record information about which pages you have landed on and how you have navigated through the site. This data enables us to understand:
Additionally, we use a Google Translate API cookie to store your translation preferences for a specific page should you choose to use the translation service available to you using Google Translate.
Note: Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. This means Google will not associate your activity on websites using analytics with other information they may hold as part of your Google account or with searches you make on their search engine.
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How to enable and disable cookies using your browser
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
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All other browsers
Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.
How we protect your information
The Internet is not a secure medium. However, we have put in place various security procedures. Any personal data being stored is securely protected behind appropriate firewalls.
We give you the option of using a secure transmission method to send us the following personal information:
We will only use your personal information you send us for the purposes for which you provide it. We will only hold your information for as long as necessary for those purposes. We shall ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to government institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.
You can make a request for personal information we may hold about you by applying in writing to Data Protection Officer, Legal Division, The Mission to Seafarers, St Michael Paternoster Royal, College Hill, London EC4R 2RL. We will provide the information within a maximum of 40 days from receipt of your request.