How we use your information
We will only use your data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your data in the following circumstances:
(a) to provide you with services you have requested;
(b) to administer our site and for internal operations, including data analysis, testing, research and statistical;
(c) where necessary for our legitimate interests and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; and
(d) where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
More specifically, we will use your personal information as follows:
(a) when you read or download information from the site (IP address and cookies). We will collect this information for statistical purposes. We may use this to improve our service and analyse use of the website.
(b) when you send Forth Ports an enquiry or email; The personal details collected from you are stored electronically and can only be accessed by us or those administering the website. We will use this information to reply to your enquiry.
We may also use your contact information to let you know about Forth Ports, our services, news, events or other information which may be of interest to you.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising.
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us and, in each case, you have not opted out from receiving that marketing.
Third party marketing
We will not share your personal data with any company outside Forth Ports or its group companies for marketing purposes.
You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by contacting us.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
We will only retain your personal data for so long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which we have collected it.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data. Please contact us in these circumstances.