Privacy Policy

The Marine Surveying Academy (“MSA”, “we”, “our”, “us”) takes your privacy seriously. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to see how the MSA 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.

The information you provide
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.

How the MSA uses your information
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 MSA 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 my 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 may contain 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.

Your right to access the information
You have the right to access the information that the MSA holds about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. In order to do this please make a written application to the Data Protection Officer, at the address provided below. The MSA 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 MSA may withhold access to your information where it has the right to do so under current data protection legislation.

If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy please email or write to the Administrator, Marine Surveying Academy Ltd, Murrills House, 48 East Street, Portchester, Hampshire PO16 9XS, United Kingdom.