Privacy Policy

H4 Maritime Limited takes the privacy of your information very seriously. While the company does not seek to collect personal data, it is inevitable that customers who contact the company through this website provide some details. The way those details are dealt with by the Company is defined in this privacy policy. This privacy policy applies between you, the user of this website and H4 Maritime Limited, the owner and provider of the website. H4 Maritime Limited takes the privacy of your information very seriously and this policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your business with H4 Maritime Limited including data submitted via the Company’s website.

Who are we?
H4 Maritime Limited is a company registered in England and Wales. The Company is a sole trader and the data controller is:
Desmond Howell. Who can be contacted at:

Definitions and interpretation.
In this policy the following terms have the meanings assigned below:
(a) Data, means all information that you submit or supply to H4 Maritime Limited. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in applicable data protection laws.
(b) Data protection laws, means any applicable law relating to the processing of personal data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC(Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any UK implementing laws applicable in the UK,
(c) GDPR, means the General Data protection Regulations (EU)2016/679,
(d) H4 Maritime Limited, we, or us, means H4 Maritime Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 8704475 whose registered offices are at Discovery Court, Torpoint, Cornwall, PL11 2AG. UK.
(e) User or you, means any third party that accesses the website or otherwise provides data to H4 Maritime Limited and is not either employed by H4 Maritime Limited and acting in the course of their employment or, engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to H4 Maritime Limited.
(f) Website, means the website with URL and any sub-domains of this website.

In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
(a). The singular includes the plural and vice versa;
(b). References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;
(c). A reference to a person includes corporate entities, government entities, trusts and partnerships;
(d). A reference to any statutory provision includes a reference to any modification or amendment to it;
(e). The headings and any sub-headings do not form part of this policy.

Scope of the policy
3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of H4 Maritime Limited and Users with respect to the website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including, but not limited to, any links that we may provide to other websites or social media.
4. For purposes of the Data protection Laws, H4 Maritime Limited is the “data controller”. This means that H4 maritime Limited determines the purposes for which and the manner in which you data is processed.

Data collected
5. We may collect the following data from you:
(a) Names;
. Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
(c) Addresses. in each case in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect data.
6. We collect data in the following ways:
. Data is given to us by you, and
(b) Data is collected automatically

Data that is given to us by you
7. H4 Maritime Limited will collect your data when you contact us through the website, by telephone, post, email or through any other means or when you use our services. In each case in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is collected automatically
8. To the extent that you access the website, some of your data may be collected automatically, for example: Information about your visit to the website. This information can be used to make improvements to website content and navigation and includes your IP address, the date, time and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use and interact with its content.

Our use of data
9. Any or all of the above data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using the website. Specifically, data may be used by us for internal record keeping in each case in accordance with this policy.
10. We may use your data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances, (see the section headed “your rights” below).

Keeping data secure
11. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data.
12. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach, If you suspect any misuse, or loss, or unauthorised access to your data, please let us know immediately by contacting us at
13. To obtain detailed advice on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online threats we suggest you visit which is supported by the UK Government and by leading businesses.

Data retention
14. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this policy or until you request that the data be deleted.
15. Even if we delete your data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

Your rights
16. You have the following rights in relation to your data:
(1) Right to access - the right to request;
(a) Copies of the information we hold about you at any time, and
(b) That we modify or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
(2) Right to correct - the right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete,
. Right to erase - the right to request that we delete or remove your data from our systems,
. Right to restrict our use of your data - the right to “block” us from using your data or limit the way in which we use it.
. Right to data portability - the right to request that we move , copy or transfer your data.
. Right to object - the right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

17. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your data), please contact us at
18. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to the way your data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Information on this Office can be found at
19. It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes during the period for which we hold it.

Links to other websites
20. This website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of those websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of those websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites before using them.

Change in business ownership and control
21. H4 Maritime Limited may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and or the transfer of control of all or part of H4 Maritime Limited. Data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part. And the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
22. We may also disclose data to a prospective purchaser of our business or part of it.
23. In the above instances we will take steps to ensure the privacy of your data is protected.

24. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe that your rights will not be affected.
25. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or any part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part provision will, tho the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will be unaffected.
26. Unless otherwise agreed, any delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
27. This agreement will be governed by, and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under he agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy
H4 Maritime Limited reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following the alterations.