Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement

Privacy Policy

The Ship Safe Training Group (SSTG) is committed to protecting your privacy and security online.

We do not request, collect or store personal information directly on this website. If you decide to place an order in our online store your browser will be directed to PayPal (Europe) for processing and payment collection. Once your order has been authorised PayPal will provide SSTG with your name and contact details so that we may fulfil your order. This information will be stored by SSTG securely and may be used to contact you with details of promotional offers or other information.

PayPal do not provide SSTG with any credit card, debit card or bank account information.

If you decide to contact us directly by email your email address may be stored by SSTG for future use so that we may contact you with details of promotional offers or other information.

Your personal information will not be given to a third party without your permission, unless we may be required to do so by any law.

We may elect to use third party companies to manage the collation, processing and storage of your personal information. Any such company will be carefully selected to ensure maximum protection of your security and privacy and are permitted to use this information only in accordance with our instructions.

An explanation of how we use cookies is provided below.

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used any of these links to leave our site please note that we do not have any control over third party sites and cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of information you provide.

SSTG may review our Privacy Policy from time to time to ensure that it accurately states how we use your information. Any changes will be notified by the updating of the statement on this page.

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy please contact us by email or write to us at:

IT Department, Ship Safe Training Group, The Precinct Office, The Precinct, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1SR.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 4 November 2013.
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Cookie Statement

A cookie is a small file that contains data which our website can send to your browser. The cookie may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive and can be accessed by our web server. The data held on the cookie can be retrieved to allow us to customise our web pages and services. These cookies do not collect any personal information stored on your computer.

Cookies are used by the Ship Safe Training Group (SSTG) on this website to help ensure that our website is as user friendly as possible. These cookies do not store personally identifiable information nor can they harm your computer.

Our shopping basket application in the online store uses a single cookie to track your shopping basket ID. This enables the content of your shopping basket to be stored to save you having to resubmit your shopping choices should you exit the basket and return later. This cookie is a first-party cookie which means that it belongs to the same domain as that shown in the browser’s address bar.

SSTG also uses Google Analytics to analyse and understand how visitors use our website in order to find ways of improving the service we provide to customers. Google Analytics provides this data collection and reporting with information stored on servers in the United States. This information includes a record of what time your current visit occurred, whether you have visited the site before, which pages you have visited and what site referred you to the web page.

These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer's IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. You will find instructions on how to do this in your browser’s help documentation. Restricting use of cookies may mean losing some of the functionality of the website.

SSTG may review our Cookie Statement from time to time to ensure that it accurately states how we use cookies on this website. Any changes will be notified by the updating of the statement on this page.

If you have any questions or comments about our Cookie Statement please contact us by email or write to us at:

IT Department, Ship Safe Training Group, The Precinct Office, The Precinct, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1SR.

This Cookie Statement was last updated on 4 November 2013.
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