Privacy Statement

Global Maritime Education is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Global Maritime Education website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Global Maritime Education website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
Global Maritime Education collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Global Maritime Education also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Global Maritime Education. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses. This information is used by Global Maritime Education for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Global Maritime Education Website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Global Maritime Education public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Global Maritime Education does not read any of your private online communications.

Global Maritime Education encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Global Maritime Education so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Global Maritime Education is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Global Maritime Education and Global Maritime Education family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information
Global Maritime Education collects and uses your personal information to operate the Global Maritime Education Website and deliver the services you have requested. Global Maritime Education also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Global Maritime Education and its affiliates. Global Maritime Education may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Global Maritime Education does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Global Maritime Education may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Global Maritime Education may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Global Maritime Education, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Global Maritime Education does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Global Maritime Education keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within Global Maritime Education, in order to determine what Global Maritime Education services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Global Maritime Education to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Global Maritime Education Websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Global Maritime Education or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Global Maritime Education; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Global Maritime Education, or the public.

Use of Cookies
The Global Maritime Education Website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Global Maritime Education pages, or register with Global Maritime Education site or services, a cookie helps Global Maritime Education to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Global Maritime Education website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Global Maritime Education features that you customized.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Global Maritime Education services or Websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information
Global Maritime Education secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Global Maritime Education secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement
Global Maritime Education will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Global Maritime Education encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Global Maritime Education is protecting your information.

Contact Information
Global Maritime Education welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Global Maritime Education has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Global Maritime Education, We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.