This website is owned and operated by the Blue Marine Foundation. Your privacy is extremely important to us, so this Privacy Policy explains how Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) processes all personal data from www.bluemarinefoundation.com. This document is intended to be used in conjunction with the Website Terms and Conditions.

Our Privacy Promise

Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) is committed to protect the privacy of all members and supporters. Our privacy promise governs how we fundraise and work with those who support us, it is a commitment that runs through our organisation and our team, at all times. We make sure that all fundraisers and volunteers conform with the Fundraising Code of Practice, we pledge never to sell or trade any personal data with other charities and we comply with the law at all times, being upfront and honest about what we raise money for.

Gathering Statistical Information

This policy explains how we may collect and use data. BLUE may collect standard internet log information and details of user behaviour patterns. This information may include traffic data, location data, statistical data relating to how you browse our website, your IP address, operating system and browser type. BLUE collects this information in order to better understand our users and how they engage with our website. This data is not matched with personally identifying information.

Gathering Personal Information

If at any point BLUE wishes to gather personally identifying information (such as name and email address), this will be clearly displayed as will how we use this data. We take every appropriate physical, electronic and managerial step to make sure that information is secure, accurate and up to date. Although we always use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal information, the transmission of information over the internet is never completely secure. We do our best to protect personal information, but we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to our website, so any transmission is at the user’s own risk.

Use of Cookies

BLUE may obtain information about how you use the Internet by using cookies. Cookies are files that contain information that is transferred from a website to a hard drive. Cookies are widely used across the internet to improve website efficiency. BLUE uses the following cookies:

Session Cookie

This cookie stores information about users’ language preferences.

YouTube cookies

BLUE sometimes embeds videos from YouTube in the Website. YouTube may set cookies on your computer if you click on the YouTube video player. For more information on YouTube videos please visit http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy

Google Analytics Cookie

This is a cookie provided by Google which provides an analytics tool that helps website owners to better understand user engagement. For more information about Google Analytics Cookies please visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. To stop being tracked by Google Analytics visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Links to Third Party Websites

BLUE is not responsible for the protection of privacy on any third party websites that are linked to our website. Please ensure to study the privacy policies on other websites that you visit.

Contact BLUE

If you have any issues or concerns about the website, please contact BLUE using info@bluemarinefoundation.com.