Privacy Policy

The International Institute of Marine Surveying (“IIMS”, “we”, “our”, “us”) takes your privacy seriously. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to see how the IIMS will treat the personal information and details that you provide to us either when using this website (the “Site”) or in other circumstances when we collect data from you (including via email). We will take reasonable care to keep your information secure and to prevent any unauthorised access or use of it. We process all information in accordance with applicable UK data protection legislation.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and the change will take effect once the revised Privacy Policy is available on this Site. Therefore, please refer to this Privacy Policy each time you submit your personal information.

We may ask you to provide information to us or collect data from you on different occasions, including at a number of points on the Site, such as when you: a) e-mail enquiries b) purchase goods or services from us. The information that you are asked to provide will vary depending on the reason for the collection. In some instances, for example, if you purchase goods or services from us, the provision of certain information will be mandatory.

We will use your personal information:
a) to respond to your enquiry;
b) to send information to you;
c) for other reasonable purposes for which you have provided such information.

The IIMS is committed to protecting your privacy and we implement various security measures in relation to our processing and transfer of personal data. However, the nature of the Internet is such that the data may, in some circumstances, flow over networks without full security measures and could be accessible to unauthorised persons.

When you visit the Site, we may collect, process and use information about you which may not personally identify you but which may be helpful for improving the operation of the Site. Such information may be collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “cookies”, “IP Addresses” or other numeric codes used to identify your computer. You can delete cookies or configure your computer to reject them, although this may disable the Site’s ability to manage individual sessions.

This Site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave this Site and to read the privacy statements applicable on those sites.

You have the right to access the information that the IIMS holds about you in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. In order to do this please make a written application to the Data Protection Officer, at the address provided below. The IIMS may require you to provide verification of your identity and to pay an administrative fee to provide a copy of the information that it holds. Please note that in certain circumstances the IIMS may withhold access to your information where it has the right to do so under current data protection legislation.

In the event that there is a change to your personal information for example your contact details, please let us know of this by updating your details online (where this facility is available), or writing to the Administrator at the address provided below, so that we can keep your information up to date and accurate.

We may periodically send emails about information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

For your convenience you’ll receive one automated email, with a link back to this website where you can complete your purchase, an hour after you abandon your shopping cart, if all of the following occur:

  • You enter your email address at checkout, or are logged into your customer account
  • You add a product in stock to your shopping cart
  • You close your browser or leave this website without completing your purchase

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

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