Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This website is managed by Mount Batten Boathouse Ltd., an independent retailer based in Plymouth 

This privacy policy will change from time to time as we develop the range of services on the website. When this privacy policy changes, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties. You should always check the privacy policy before using this site, even if you have visited it in the past. This ensures that you will be aware of any changes. Changes to our privacy policy do not affect information we already hold about you. This statement was last updated on 13th October 2008.

The Data Protection Act
Under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. It will not be disclosed to any other organisation unless you give explicit permission, or there is a legal obligation to do so. What information do we collect? Depending on which site facilities you use, we collect several different types of information:

Website usage information
Information that you provide for specific purposes eg email address, delivery address, credit or debit card number and the cards expiry date and contact information.
Stored information - that you provide to enable you to logon and reuse site facilities such as subscription to email alerts.
We keep to strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to your details.

We collect website usage information to help us: assess the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, improve the usage and the design of the website and make it more usable for you

We collect website usage from a number of sources:

Our web server.

URLs passed to us when you enter our site.

A selection of Internet Service Providers.
A selection of Search Engine Companies.
In all cases, website usage information excludes any information that can be traced back to you, so is non-personal in the meaning of the Data Protection Act.

Personal information
When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us.In some cases, we do use personal information about you, but only information that you provide. There are two types of personal information that we use; transitory information (which is used briefly for a specific purpose) and stored information (which is kept for future visits).

Linking to other websites
This website contains links to other websites. None of the personal information described above is passed to any of these organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices within any other websites. You should always be aware of this and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on any other website which collects personal information.