Privacy

The privacy of information you provide at this site is important to us. The following Privacy Statement governs the collection and use of personal information submitted to Newcastle Port Corporation through its website.

We have created this Privacy Statement to govern our commitment to protecting the privacy of your information. However, should you have any further questions or queries, please feel free to direct these to the Web site manager at mail@newportcorp.com.

Introduction

We have created this Privacy Statement to govern our commitment to protecting the privacy of your information. However, should you have any further questions or queries, please feel free to direct these to the Web site manager at

The Newcastle Port Corporation Website Privacy Statement

Why do we collect personal information?
We only collect personal information (when submitted) in order to fulfil a request, registration, or when you choose to take part in a survey.

What personally identifiable information is collected?
Contact details (and when required credit card details) may be collected when submitted.

Cookies and Log Files

Cookies may be used on some areas of our site. A cookie is a small software application which allows a Web site to recognise a previous user and to observe how a user navigates within a Web site.

Cookies are now used as a standard by many Web sites to improve users' navigational experience.

If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers now recognise when a cookie is offered, and permits users to opt-out of receiving it. If you are not sure whether your browser has this capability, you should check with the software manufacturer or your Internet service provider. It is Newcastle Port Corporation policy to use cookies to make the use of our Web sites easier for visitors and to facilitate efficient registration procedures. In most cases, a visitor can refuse a cookie and still fully navigate our Web sites.

In order to properly manage our Web site we may anonymously log information on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmasters. This is to ensure that our Web site presents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.

Whenever, a member visits this site they must identify themselves in order to gain entry. This data is logged by Newcastle Port Corporation purely for measuring site performance and in assisting to resolve any site technical difficulties.

Access and use of information
Depending on the purpose of the information submitted (eg Event registration) some information may be stored in Newcastle Port Corporation CRM system. Some or all of this information may be available to authorised staff of Newcastle Port Corporation.

Where we have obtained your consent we may also send you communications from time to time, for example to advise you of information, upcoming events, conferences or seminars which may be of interest to you.

Is information disclosed to Third Parties?
Information will not be disclosed to other third parties except in cases where the third party is a contractor or supplier who is engaged on our premises, specifically to assist with the activities of Newcastle Port Corporation, eg a supplier engaged to assist with management of a Newcastle Port Corporation event. All such contractors will be bound contractually to keep all information confidential.

How long is the information kept?
Information will be kept until it is outdated or no longer required, after which time it will be destroyed or permanently de-identified.