Collection of Personal Information
When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as registering, ordering products, or entering contests, North Sea Scuba may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, North Sea Scuba may require that you provide us personal information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other personal identifying information. When ordering products on the site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number.
When you submit personal information to North Sea Scuba you understand and agree that North Sea Scuba and its subsidiaries, affiliates and trusted vendors may transfer, store, and process your customer profile in any of the countries in which North Sea Scuba and its affiliates maintain offices, including without limitation, the United Kingdom. North Sea Scuba collects this information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you order a product, for example, the information is used to mail to you the items ordered and to provide you with any benefits that may be made available to customers and registered users. If you enter a contest, information is collected to qualify the entry and contact you regarding the contest or prize awards. North Sea Scuba also uses information that you provide as part of our effort to keep you informed about special offers, and other North Sea Scuba products and services.
North Sea Scuba recognises and appreciates the importance of responsible use of this information. If you do not want the information you provide to North Sea Scuba to be used to inform you of other products and special offers from North Sea Scuba, and you indicate this preference when you provide the information to us, we will honour your preference. In addition, North Sea Scuba may selectively provide certain information to other companies or organisations that have products or services we think may interest you. If you do not want the information you provide to North Sea Scuba to be shared with other companies, and you indicate this preference when you provide the information to us, we will honour your preference.
If you choose to register with the website, your personal information is password-protected to prevent unauthorised access to it. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone.
When you visit North Sea Scuba, you can surf the site anonymously and access important information without revealing your identity. However, in order to provide a better service, we may use "cookies" to track your visit.
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computers hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.
A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
Two types of cookies are used on this website:
Session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site and persistent cookies which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
- To allow you to carry information across pages of our site and avoid having to re-enter information.
- Within registration to allow you to access stored information.
- To apply discounts dependant on your point of entry into the site.
- To help us recognise you as a unique visitor (just a number) when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content to match your preferences. This also prevents you from having to ''''Log In'''' every visit.
The cookie cannot be read by a Web site other than the one that sent the cookie.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you will not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
North Sea Scuba is registered in accordance with United Kingdom Data Protection Legislation and will hold and use your personal data strictly in accordance with UK data protection legislation.