Privacy policy

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At We Are Yachting we take your privacy seriously.

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how and why we collect, store, use and share your personal information. It also explains your rights in relation to your personal information and how to contact us or supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.



We include in this Policy, personal data processed relating to:

In running and maintaining the Website we may collect and process the following data about you:

We may also obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it during the completion of an online form. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to our processing it for the purposes in this Policy.

We will obtain personal data about you from correspondence with you, verbally, by e-mail, whenever you complete an online form, submit any details to us, or participate in a survey of competition that we may choose to run. This includes when you register for any service or account, make an enquiry or booking, send us comments or suggestions, subscribe to any newsletter or other publication and request sales and advertising information.

We may also record telephone calls with you and collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:

If you are an individual associated with a business or other organisation that is our customer, then your personal data may include the following information that we link to you:

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.



We may use your data for the following purposes:

  1. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us.
  2. To provide a better service for you, whether it is Crew Placement, Crew Training, Yacht Brokerage, Yacht Charter and/or Yacht Management.
  3. To process bookings made by you.
  4. Internal record-keeping.
  5. To improve our products and services.
  6. To send you information on events, offers, news and campaigns.
  7. To contact you for market research purposes.

The table below explains what we use (process) your personal information for and our reasons for doing so:

To provide products and services to you: – in connection with our pre-sales functions, – in connection with arranging sales; – and to provide maintenance services For the performance of our contract with you or to take steps at your request before entering into a contract
To provide you with post-sales customer services eg. to provide you with safety information For the performance of our contract with you To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
Updating and enhancing customer records For the performance of our contract with you or to take steps at your request before entering into a contract. To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations. For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, eg making sure that we can keep in touch with our customers about existing orders and new products
To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you (including remarketing) and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences Necessary for our legitimate interests (to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
Marketing our services to: – existing and former customers; – potential customers who have previously expressed an interest in our services; and – potential customers with whom we have had no previous dealings. For our legitimate interests, ie to promote our business to existing, former and potential customers
Remarketing and targeted advertising using cookies to track individuals across different platforms which may use cookies to set preference based marketing notifications For our legitimate interests to promote our business to existing, former and potential customers



We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information that we collect and process about you. The measures we use are designed to provide a level of security appropriate to the risk of processing your personal information.



You may choose to update or restrict the collection or use of your personal information as follows:

  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected].
  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to [email protected].
  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us at [email protected]. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.