Privacy & Cookie Policy

We take your privacy seriously and  we set out our privacy policy below which will govern the way in which we process any personal information that you provide to us. We will notify you if the way in which we process your information is to change at any time. You can access our home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data, except for any of the information which is collected by the cookies process that we may use (see below).

Processed data :

Your personal information (which includes your name, address and any other details you provide to us which concern you as an individual) may be processed both by us.  Processing your information as mentioned above will be done in accordance with this privacy policy. By accepting the terms, you hereby agree to our processing of such data.

Purpose of processing:

We will use your information for the purpose of informing you of updates to the website services, special offers and providing other marketing information to you which we think you may find of interest and undertaking product or customer research/development. We retain all membership and profile information for a period of up to 7 (seven) years.  If you would like us to delete your personal information during that time, please send an email to ‘info(at)theboatinghub(dot com)’ and provide details of your request.

Disclosure of information:

We will not pass on your personal details to any third party without your express permission.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. We also use a widget which is known as a session cookie which enables you to continue to be logged into our website without having to leave and re-enter (if desired). Our saved search function cookie allows you to search course information, our directories and our user’s profiles. These are not considered to be detrimental to your computer system, files or records. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may however prevent you from taking full advantage of the functions and enjoyment of our website.

Security Measures:

We have implemented reasonable security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use and disclosure, unauthorised destruction or accidental loss.

Third Party Sites or Applications:

We are not responsible for any misuse that may occur when visiting any third party websites via links, direct URL addresses or any third party applications.  In addition to or own cookie applications, we make use of some other third party applications on our site including (but not limited to), – which is a social media sharing share,  (a live chat tool), Google Analytics (which collects data regarding volume of web traffic, geographic location of users and other business statistical information),  Mailchimp (which enables us to conduct mailshot, email promotions and communications), Google Maps and Twitter API. We also use the processing services of  Paypal (which is used to collect payments in respect of advertising fees, any membership fees and other purchases). Whilst we consider these third party applications to be of sound value, we do not warrant that they are completely failproof. We advise that you should ensure that any external sites you visit from any such links have adequate security measures in place. If you are unsure you should refrain from visiting them.

Access to Information:

You  may ask us whether we are storing personal information about you by emailing us at ‘info(at)theboatinghub(dot com)’ and, if you wish, we will provide you with a copy of the personal data we hold about you by email. We may ask for proof of your identity before providing any information and reserve the right to refuse to provide information requested if identity is not established. We may charge you a small fee of £10 should you require written copy of any such information under the Data Protection Act.

You should ensure that any external sites you visit from any such links have adequate security measures in place. If you are unsure you should refrain from visiting them.