Privacy Policy

General Privacy Policy Statement

We take your personal data seriously. The nature of our business means we hold a lot of important information, and we work hard to make sure it is accurate and protected. This privacy policy page describes in detail the types of personal information we collect and record on this website (www.yfsol.com) and how we use it.

If you require any further information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us by email at info@yfsol.com.

Log Files

Just like many other websites, www.yfsol.com makes use of log files. These files log visitors to the site. This is a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyse trends, administer the site, track a user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This website (www.yfsol.com) uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalise or customise our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Children’s Information

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children/minors online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. This website (www.yfsol.com) does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children/minors. If a parent or guardian believes that www.yfsol.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a children/minors, please contact us immediately at info@yfsol.com and we will do our utmost to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

You can find specific data management information relating to the information gathered in various places on this website (www.yfsol.com) below under the heading ‘Specific Data Management Notices’.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Update

We are currently updating our data management procedures in line with new requirements set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which enters force on 25th May, 2018. As a result, this privacy policy will be updated regularly between now and then as we work our way through the required steps. This privacy policy was last updated on: Wednesday, 21st March, 2018. Any updates, amends or any changes to our privacy policy, will be posted here.

Specific Data Management Notices

Tax Advice for Yacht Crew Page

When you fill in the contact form on our Tax Advice for Yacht Crew page, the information you enter is collected by Wufoo (www.wufoo.com), a company we use to create online forms. (Wufoo’s privacy page is here: https://www.wufoo.com/privacy.)

Wufoo stores a copy of the completed form on its servers and sends a copy to us here at YFSOL (info@yfsol.com) and to Andrew Baker at Baktax (www.baktax.com).

If you have indicated that you would like us to send you ‘Insider Bulletin’ (our email newsletter) and/or information about financial products/services, we will add you to the relevant mailing lists. If you did not ask to be added to these lists, you won’t be.

If you did not request to be added to any of our mailing lists, we will delete your completed form from our servers at YFSOL and from Wufoo’s servers at our next quarterly data purge. If you did agree to be added to a mailing list, we will keep the form as evidence that you asked to be added.

Our mailing lists are hosted on MailChimp’s servers. (MailChimp’s privacy policy is here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy.). Your first name, last name and email address will be stored on MailChimp’s servers for as long as you would like to receive ‘Insider Bulletin’ and/or product/service notifications.

You can unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time, either by clicking ‘Unsubscribe’ in any of our mailing or by contacting us at info@yfsol.com.

When you unsubscribe, MailChimp retains your first name, last name and email address so that it can prevent any attempt to resubscribe you without your permission.

Andrew Baker will use the information you provided in the form to contact you and to handle your tax enquiry. Information you give to Andrew or Baktax following your initial enquiry via the Wufoo form on the Tax Advice for Yacht Crew page will not be passed on to us here at YFSOL without your express permission.

Homepage & Contact Us Page

When you fill in the contact form on our Homepage or Contact Us page, the information you enter is collected by Wufoo (www.wufoo.com), a company we use to create online forms. (Wufoo’s privacy page is here: https://www.wufoo.com/privacy.)

Wufoo stores a copy of the completed form on its servers and sends a copy to us here at YFSOL (info@yfsol.com).

We will use the information you have entered on the form to respond appropriately via email to your initial contact.

Your information will be entered into our central database software, called ACT! We use ACT! to keep track of all our communications with our clients and the services/products we provide them. You will remain on ACT! while:

  1. we deal with your initial contact request (including follow-up emails/contacts), or
  2. you remain a YFSOL client, and/or
  3. you remain on one of our mailing lists.

If you don’t fit any of these three categories anymore, we will delete your data from our servers at YFSOL and at Wufoo at the next quarterly data purge.

If you have indicated on the contact form that you would like us to send you ‘Insider Bulletin’ (our email newsletter) and/or information about financial products/services, we will add you to the relevant mailing lists. If you did not ask to be added to these lists, you won’t be.

Our mailing lists are hosted on MailChimp’s servers. (MailChimp’s privacy policy is here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy.). Your first name, last name and email address will be stored on MailChimp’s servers for as long as you would like to receive ‘Insider Bulletin’ and/or product/service notifications.

You can unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time, either by clicking ‘Unsubscribe’ in any of our mailing or by contacting us at info@yfsol.com.

When you unsubscribe, MailChimp retains your first name, last name and email address so that it can prevent any attempt to resubscribe you without your permission.