The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected on the PHC.co.uk and OnlinePHC.co.uk websites, or submitted to PHC at any time through any of our services on the website.
Personally Identifiable Information – When visiting PHC’s Web sites and signing-up for/or using a PHC service, you may choose to supply PHC with information that identifies you personally. This information may include your name and contact information, as well as other demographic, company, or vessel related information.
Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but you will be asked to enter your username and password again every time you closed your browser or your session has timed out.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users‟ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information. IP addresses are tied to personally identifiable information to prevent and block abusers to keep using our services such as members who violates our terms of service.
The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself or others to completea service for which it is intended. This may include administering a service such as registration, email, vessel database, etc., or contacting you if you have indicated your permission to do so by agreeing to accept further notification and service announcement from us on your member profile page. You can choose to opt-out of receiving any further notification from your member profile page. We do not share this information with outside parties without your permission.
Communications from the Site
When we receive email, we use return email addresses to reply with the information requested. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. When supplying contact information to PHC you can indicate your preference if you would like to be contacted to receive information and updates about our services by visiting the Your Data section of our website, going to your member profile page and choose not to receive any further notification emails from us or other information pertaining to PHC. Information you submit to us will be used for this purpose unless you alert us to your preference otherwise.
You will receive a confirmation email from us when placing any order for a service our site and paying through one of our trusted 3rd party payment gateways. They only share back information with us about the transaction such as your name, item ordered, email address, etc.
Personally Identifiable Information
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by logging into your password-protected account and selecting to update your Profile or Personal Info. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can also correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.