Global Underwater Hub is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, or SubseaExpo.com, or any other means by which Global Underwater Hub collects data, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Global Underwater Hub may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/01/2018 and has been updated to bring it into alignment with the 25/05/2018 GDPR.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
·name and job title
·contact information including email address
·demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
·other information relevant to surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
may use the information to improve our membership services.
· Internal use, for example contact information supplied for the relevant contacts in your organisation.
may periodically send promotional emails about events, special offers or other
information which we think you may find interesting using the email address
which you have provided.
· From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
· Any data shared with third parties will
be done so with your express consent and only used to provide services
you have requested (ie exhibition services provided to an exhibitor such
as furniture, internet access, power, etc).
We will not collect and store your personal information unless you have given us your consent to do so. We will clearly explain why we are requesting your data and how it will be used whenever we ask for your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by visiting the Global Underwater Hub website (www.globalunderwaterhub.com) and filling in an unsubscribe request, or you can unsubscribe by emailing us directly at info@theGUH.co.uk . Requests may take up to one week to fulfil.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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.
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 prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
·whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
·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 info@theGUH.co.uk or by calling us
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal
information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. There is usually no fee for this service. A fee may be chargeable where requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive (ie repetitive). If you would like a copy of the information held on you
please contact Global Underwater Hub by writing to or emailing us at info@theGUH.co.uk or by calling us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Right to erasure
You can at any time request that Global Underwater Hub erases the personal data it holds on you (also known as 'the right to be forgotten') if the personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose it was originally collected for; if consent is required to data being held; or if there are no overriding business reasons for the data to be retained. You can request your data be deleted by contacting Global Underwater Hub by writing to or emailing us at info@theGUH.co.uk or by calling us.