Privacy Policy

At Fathom Maritime Intelligence (and through it one of its trading subsidiaries such as Fahtom_New and Fathom. World), we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy. Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to info@fathom-mi.com

Who are we?

We’re a Maritime Consultancy and news and information outlet, dedicated to furthering the transformation and profitability of the maritime industry. Our registered address is Gainsborough House, 59-60 Thames Street, Windsor, SL4 1TX, UK.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website and/or register for a webinar, event or communication such as our newsletter.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, job title, company name, address, email address, IP address, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • Register you for a webinar
  • Register you for an event
  • Sent you a newsletter
  • Invite you to future events
  • Inform you of key industry announcements

We will hold your personal information on our systems for up to 5 years, or longer if you engage with us on a regular basis by, for example, registering for a webinar, visiting our website or contacting us.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will share your information with our partner companies for marketing purposes, unless you have opted out of this.

Third Party Service Providers and suppliers working on our behalf: We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf, for example to send event communications to you. However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and they, also bound by the boundaries of GDPR, may not use your information for their own purposes. We will not release your information to third parties beyond the Fathom Maritime Intelligence Network for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes.

Third Party Product Providers we work in association with: We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we’re under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive direct marketing communications from us, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information and from unsubscribing from our newsletters. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email: info@fathom-mi.com

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: info@fathom-mi.com

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Fathom Maritime Intelligence hold about you. We may charge £10 for information requests to cover our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Profiling

We may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of additional information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively.

Use of ‘cookies’

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by an organisation to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to store your country preference. This helps us to improve our website and deliver a more personalised service.

It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. For more information on how to switch off cookies on your computer, visit our full cookies policy. Turning cookies of may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site.

16 or Under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. If you are aged 16 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian’s permission beforehand whenever you provide us with personal information.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated in March 2018.

The following table summarises the privacy information you have to provide. It is taken from our Guide to the GDPR document