This Privacy Policy sets out details of the information that we may collect from you when you use any website or system operated by Seafarers’ Rights International (“SRI”) (the “Site”), and any interactive services on it, whether as a guest or a registered user and how we may use that information. This Privacy Policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our website Terms of Use (“Terms Of Use”) and our Acceptable Use Policy (“Acceptable Use Policy”). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully – by using the Site, you agree to its terms (including as amended from time to time). If, for any reason, you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please stop using the Site immediately.

In this Privacy Policy, references to “we” or “us”, or SRI are to Seafarers’ Rights International, a not for profit private registered company registered in England & Wales under registration number 7217092. Our registered office is at 49-60 Borough Road, London SE1 1DR, UK.

You do not have to give SRI any personal data in order to use most of the Site. However, if you wish to take advantage of some of the services provided by SRI, then SRI will need to collect information about you to help it complete your transactions or requests, to communicate back to you, manage your access to the services or for internal administration purposes. SRI may also use information to personalise sections of the Site based on your profile, and for internal analysis to gain a better understanding of your needs. The personal data that SRI obtains consists of (but is not limited to) your name and your address and your contact details, including your email address and telephone number. SRI may also ask for your telephone number and e-mail address which enables it to contact you swiftly if there is a problem or change with your request. SRI will at all times only collect and process your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable data protection legislation.

By using the Site, you agree that your information may be used by us and by carefully selected third parties chosen by us for any of the following purposes: (a) to provide you with a personalised browsing experience when using the Site; (b) to fulfill any contractual agreements between you and us; (c) as necessary to provide a service requested by you; (d) to send you details (including by post, phone, fax, email or SMS) of other products and services which we think may interest you, unless you inform us in writing that you do not want to receive these details; (e) to manage any account that you hold with us; (f) to comply with legal and regulatory requirements; and (g) to monitor your compliance with the Terms of Use and Acceptable Use Policy. In addition, we (or third parties acting on our behalf) may also store or process information that we collect about you in countries outside the European Economic Area, which may have lower standards of data protection. We may also disclose your information to third parties in connection with the transfer or disposal of our organisation, provided that they continue to use your information substantially in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. We have put in place technical and organisational security measures to prevent the loss or unauthorised access of your personal information. However, whilst we have used our best efforts to ensure the security of your data, please be aware that we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted over the Internet.

You have the right to contact us in order to find out what information we hold about you (please note that a £10 fee will be payable) or to access, cancel or correct any information that we hold about you. You may also contact us in writing to inform us if you do not wish to receive any marketing materials from us.

A “Contact Us” button may be found on some of the pages in the Site which activates your email software and invites you to send your comments to a specific functional mailbox. When you send such a message, your personal data is collected only to the extent necessary to reply. If you have any questions about the processing of your email and related personal data, do not hesitate to include them in your message.

The Site may uses cookies. Cookies are small files stored on your computer’s hard drive which are used to collect your personal information. You may choose to refuse cookies but, if you do so, some of the functionality of the Site may not be available to you. For more information about cookies, including further details as to what they are and how to refuse them, please visit

By disclosing your personal data through use of the Site, you will be deemed to have given your consent to the collection and processing of your personal data by SRI in connection with the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, including transfer of your personal data outside the European Economic Area.

You may request a copy of the personal data SRI holds about you at any time upon payment of the appropriate fee. If you have any questions or concerns about the privacy of information SRI holds about you, including the cancellation or correction of your personal data, please do not hesitate to email SRI at

We may update or amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements without notice to you. Any updates or amendments will be posted on the Site. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make. By continuing to use the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms of these updates and amendments.