Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines Equinox Sailing Limited’s personal information handling practices for this website. Equinox Sailing Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected; any information you provide when using this website by which you can be identified, will only be used in accordance with this policy.

Our privacy practices are in line with the Data Protection Act 1988 and reflect current principles and standards on handling personal information. These principles include notice of data use, choice of data use, data access, data integrity and security.

By using the Equinox Sailing Limited website, you consent to the collection and use of the information as described in this policy. If we decide to make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this site so that you will always know what information we collect and how we use it.

Collection of Your Personal Data
When you visit the Equinox Sailing website, we may record your IP address and use cookies and other Internet technologies such as Automated Tools and Embedded Web Links to gather general information about visitors to the site, to determine which pages on our site are being visited and topics that may be of interest so we can provide you with information about relevant products and services.

These tools collect certain standard information that your browser sends to our website, such as your browser type and language, access times and the address of the website from which you arrived at the website. Equinox Sailing Limited may also employ the use of such tools to confirm receipt of e-mails that the recipient consented to receive.

We may further collect and process any information and data that you volunteer to us through a request to join our mailing list and participation in any online surveys and discussion groups or forums.

Use and Purpose of Collected Personal Data
The information Equinox Sailing Limited collects will only be used as described in this Privacy Policy and/or in the way we specify at the time of collection. We will not subsequently change the way your personal data is used without your consent. Unless stated otherwise at the time of collection, we will use your personal data only in the following ways:

  • To enable us to complete our transactions with you and contact you in relation to your tuition and/or charter
  • To build up our marketing profile
  • To keep you up to date on the latest announcements, special offers and other information you may find interesting
  • To provide the ability to contact you for customer feedback and support

Sharing Your Personal Data
Equinox Sailing Limited may share your information with business partners, service vendors, authorised third-party agents or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction, providing customer support, or providing you with information on products and services that may be of interest to you.

We only provide these third parties with the minimum amount of personal data necessary to provide the services on our behalf, and the third parties are not permitted to use your personal data except for the limited purpose of completing the requested service or transaction.

We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes unless you have granted us permission to do so.

Links to other websites
The Equinox Sailing website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used the links and leave our site, we do not have any control over the other website and therefore cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting these sites. These sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy.

Security of Your Personal Data
Equinox Sailing Limited is committed to protecting the personal data you share with us. Equinox Sailing Limited uses a combination of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. The Equinox Sailing Limited website supports online security using secure server technology to ensure your data is safe.

We communicate with users who subscribe to our mailing list via email. Equinox Sailing Limited provides subscribers the opportunity to exercise an opt-out choice if they do not want to receive future communication from us, such as e-mails or updates from us regarding new services and products offered on this website or if they do not want us to share their personal information with third parties.

Data Retention
Equinox Sailing Limited will not retain your personal data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.

We do not retain any financial information provided to Equinox Sailing Limited.

Changes to the Policy and Enquiries
Equinox Sailing Limited may update and/or make changes to this policy by updating page.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or if you wish to confirm the information we hold about you, please contact us at [email protected]


This statement was written and posted on 21st May 2012