Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Wellness at Sea programme uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

The Wellness at Sea programme is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Wellness at Sea programme may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/01/2016.


We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to your participation in the programme exercises


We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve the Wellness at Sea programme.
  • We may periodically send emails relating to the the Wellness at Sea programme or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

·   From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. This is a prerequisite our leaning management system to function effectively. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We may only use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like to see the information held on you please click on your profile on this website or refer to the information you submitted in exercises.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please edit your profile as soon as possible.

Please Note:

You will receive emails regarding the registration and course enrollment process, your e-learning activity, follow-up for evaluation/feedback purpose and to keep in touch with you about issues that might potentially be of interest to you. By providing your email address and/or other contact details e.g. mobile number you are agreeing to us contacting you in these ways. 

We do not share your information with any outside parties. The sponsors and providers of this website do everything in our power to ensure that your rights and information are respected and protected to the extent possible. 

If you have any queries or comments, please post this on the System Support discussion forum (see "# Resources" in the Menu bar) for attention, the Head of Digital and Supporter Experience at the Sailors' Society.

Last modified: Monday, 28 May 2018, 6:51 AM