Privacy Policy

Weddell Island

This website is brought to you by Weddell Island. We take the privacy of our website users very seriously. We ask that you read this privacy policy (Policy) carefully as it contains important information as how we will use your personal data.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Weddell Island (We) or (us) is the “data controller” (i.e. the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).

We will obtain personal data about you (such as your name, e-mail address and contact phone number) when you use this website.

We may monitor your usage of the website. This may include monitoring, how many times you visit, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of the users internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually. Please see further the section on use of cookies below.

We will use your personal data for the purposes described below:

  • To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us;
  • Administration;
  • Statistical analysis;
  • Customer profiling;
  • Fraud prevention and detection;
  • Billing and order fulfilment;
  • Customising this website and its contents to your particular preferences;
  • To notify you of any changes to the website or our services which may affect you;
  • Security vetting; and
  • Improving our services;

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data for example:

  • Access to your account is controlled by password and username which are unique to you;
  • We store your personal data on secure servers;
  • Payment details are encrypted using SSL technology;
  • Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
  • When you use this website, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally.

We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of our website. We do this by placing a “cookie”, which is a small file, on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons:

  • To recognise you whenever you visit the website;
  • To speed up access to this website;
  • To store your personal preferences;
  • To build a profile about you;

The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so the cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.

By using our website, you are consenting to and agreeing that we may transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have the same level of data protection as the UK. Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to or through countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. Your personal data may also be transferred to employees, agents or sub-contractors of any of our group companies which may also be located outside the European Economic Area. We will always use our reasonable endeavours to ensure that any transfer is subject to such arrangements that will safeguard your personal data.

You have the right, subject to payment of a small fee (currently £10) to request access to personal data which we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right you should:

  • Put your request in writing;
  • Include proof of your identity and your address (e.g. a copy of a your driving licence or passport or a recent utility bill or credit card bill);
  • Attach a cheque in the amount of £10 made payable to Weddell Island;
  • Specify the personal data you want access to, including any account or reference numbers where applicable.

You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right you should:

  • Put your request in writing;
  • Provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. account number, user name, registration details);
  • Specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with.

We welcome your feedback and questions. If you wish to contact us, please send an email to

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent versions which will apply each time you access the website.