Who Are We
SchoonerSail is a trading name of Schoonersail Limited
Our address is
16A Stafford Mill,
Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.
The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).
How Is Your Data Collected?
When you give it to us for example when signing up to our newsletters, making an enquiry or making a booking. This could be in person, in writing or over the phone, via social media, when using our web site or via any other means.
When you use our website via cookies and third parties. We currently use Google, Google Analytics, Facebook and Bing cookies. Please view our cookies section for more details about cookies.
What Information Might We Collect From You?
Your email address
Your address including postcode
landline and mobile phone numbers
Email communications with you
Written notes of conversations with you
Feedback made by you
Records of your bookings including payments made
The address of a responsible person ashore including postcode
The landline email and phone numbers of your responsible person ashore
Any medical or other additional information you provide on your booking form
Any dietary information you provide
Photographs taken by SchoonerSail while you are onboard may contain your image
Any content you may write for SchoonerSail
For voyages outside of the UK in order to comply with border regulations we may need your passport number, date and place of birth.
Cookies used on our web site collect different types of data such as pages viewed, browser type, geographical information etc. Please see our cookies policy for more information.
Why Is The Data Being Collected?
To inform you about schoonersail news, new itineraries and
To answer any enquiries you may make by phone, email in person or by post.
To supply you with information regarding any booking you have made
To ensure your safety
To maintain our own accounts and records
To process your booking application for sailing holidays.
To enable us to fulfill any contractual obligations to you.
To fulfill legal or regulatory requirements – for example complying with border control regulations.
For use in general marketing both online and by email
To analyse and help us improve the performance of our web site
Who Do We Share Your Data With?
We may share the data you provide to us with third parties for legal, regulatory and health and safety reasons – two possible examples could be in order to comply with border control regulations or in a medical situation we may need to share health information you have given us with lifeboat crews or if we need to radio for medical advice.
We do not sell any data to third parties.
How We Secure Your Data
Any of your data stored on our computers is encrypted
The SchoonerSail web site uses SSL /https
Our online booking form uses SSL and database encryption
How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Data?
When you subscribe to our newsletters we keep the data until you unsubscribe.
Normally information provided on booking forms is kept for three years starting from the end of the voyage you have booked. In some circumstances such as in the event of any dispute or for legal reasons it may be kept for longer.
Most accounting and finance related documentation is retained for a minimum 6 years from the end of the financial year in which you booked. Some accounting/ finance related data might be retained for longer to comply with best practice.
Your Rights And Your Personal Data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data.
You can read more about your rights here
the right to be informed;
the right of access;
the right to rectification;
the right to erasure;
the right to restrict processing;
the right to data portability;
the right to object; and
the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO [www.ico.org.uk] if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
More Detailed Information About Cookies
We use a number of different cookies on our site If you prefer not to accept cookies, you can change the settings in your Internet browser to reject them or inform you before one is placed on your hard drive
Further information regarding cookies, and how to disable them in your browser, can be found at the www.allaboutcookies.org If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)
First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly. There aren’t any that we know of.
Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by Facebook. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting detailed information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
More Detailed Information About Email Marketing
For emailing SchoonerSail Newsletters and E mail marketing we use an email marketing service provider or EMS. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows us to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
We use a third-party provider called MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. Mailchimp gathers statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us directly at [email protected]
Our EMS provider is; mailchimp. We may hold the following information about you within our EMS system;
Subscription time & date
Details of consent on subscrption
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.