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Privacy policy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and have taken steps to ensure high standards of data protection are adhered to.

Collection and use of personal information

Your personal details will be collected and processed when you register with us. Crewseekers Ltd is registered with the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office as a data controller in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

In addition, when you visit this website we also collect website usage information (which may include your reading history and advertisements you have viewed) and information about your computer or other digital device and your internet connection. This includes your computer's or digital device's IP address, the type and version of your browser and operating system, your internet domain and, if you visited via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page. This information is collected by us to personalise web content and advertising based on your preferences and characteristics, ensure that our website is compatible with browsers and operating systems used by most of our users, and to assist with in-house research and analysis to improve understanding of our customer needs, to create marketing profiles and to support strategic development

Cookie Policy
We aim to make our services easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small text files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally, cannot carry viruses, or install malware.

What is a cookie? A cookie is a piece of data sent to your device from a website. This means the website can recognise your device if you return to the same website. Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user. A cookie often includes a unique identifier, which is an anonymous number (randomly generated) and is stored on your device. Some expire at the end of your website session; others remain on your computer for longer. These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task, e.g. filling out a web form or a web survey recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with the different aspects of our online services so we can make them better.

For more information about cookies or if you would like to learn how to remove cookies set on your device, visit: www.aboutcookies.org

Cookies used on this website
This website uses both first and third party cookies. All the cookies on this site are identified below and categorised according to whether they are first or third party.

First party cookies
These are cookies set by our website.

Purpose: Session management. These are “session-based” cookies used in order to ensure the smooth running of users’ sessions. This classification includes remembering your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service

Benefit: To remember your selections or preferences that you’ve already made when looking at information or using a service on the site. To make it easier to log in again if you choose ‘Remember me’.

Third party cookies
We use one supplier who may also set cookies on our website on their behalf.

Google Analytics:
Purpose: Web Analytics/metrics. This category comprises cookies used to evaluate site performance in terms of number of visits, unique visitors, drop-off rate for transactions etc. We measure numbers and volumes of visitors to different parts of our site and this helps us ensure the service is fast and available when you want it. It also helps us ensure that different pages on our site are useful and easy to find.

How to control and delete cookies
We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view a cookie's code, just open your cookie file in your browser and click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data about your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

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Crewseekers is run by experienced, professional sailors offering a friendly and helpful service to yacht crew and owners. We are the original yacht crew introduction agency – established for over 25 years offering amateur and professional sailing opportunities throughout the world.

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