• Privacy Policy

    Website privacy policy

    This privacy policy sets out how Castles Shipbreaking uses and protects any information that you give Castles Shipbreaking when you use this website.

    Castles Shipbreaking 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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

    Castles Shipbreaking may change this policy from time to time by updating our privacy policy page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

    What we collect

    We do not actively collect any personal information for processing or storage. The only personal information requested is received through our Contact Us page on the website.

    What we do with the information we gather

    We require the information provided to reply to your enquiry in connection with the Castles Shipbreaking history project.

    We do not send promotional emails, SMS messages, newsletters or any other type of marketing material to our contacts, nor do we make telephone calls.


    We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable electronic and control procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Our website is designated as safe and we possess an SSL certificate.

    How we use cookies

    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 webpage 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.


    An IP or Internet Protocol Address is a unique numerical address assigned to a computer as it logs on to the internet. Castles Shipbreaking do not have access to any personal identifiable information and we would never seek this information. Your IP address is logged when visiting our site, but our analytic software only uses this information to track how many visitors we have from particular countries.

    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.

    Social Media Links

    We use Facebook and Twitter Like and Share buttons and as such there are tracking codes installed on our website so that we can manage the effectiveness of Social Media.  We do not store any personal data within this type of tracking.

    Controlling your personal information

    We will not sell, distribute or share your personal information with third parties unless we are required by law to do so. 

    How to contact us

    Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy by using our email address -  info@castlesshipbreaking.co.uk