Privacy Policy

We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Personal identifiers and contact details (for example, name and email address)

The information we process is provided to us by you directly. We use this information to send you our monthly email newsletter, ad-hoc email updates, briefings and event invitations. Our content may include updates from the wider Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and UK Shipping Concierge Service.

Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information:

  • For the MCA to carry out our public task to bring you relevant news and updates related to maritime and shipping, which may include regulation and compliance. You can remove your details at any time by clicking Unsubscribe at the bottom of the email or by emailing

Your information is stored securely in our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, Microsoft Dynamics.

We do not share, rent, or sell your personal data with any third parties.

You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by using the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or by emailing When you unsubscribe from our emails, you will be marked as “Do not email” in our CRM system to prevent you from receiving any further communication.

We may retain your details for the sole purpose of preventing your address from being added to an email list again in the future. You can contact us to ask for your personal data to be updated or permanently deleted, at any time by emailing

The UK Ship Register is part of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. For more information about us and your rights, please view our Personal Information Charter.