Who we are

Our website address is: http://s825330259.websitehome.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When interacting with the site we will request the minimum of information to enable us to process your booking and communicate with you before, during and if required after your purchase.

Orders, bookings, contact forms

  • Orders made on our website
  • Email correspondence
  • Phone conversations
  • Messages received on our social media accounts
  • Any other situations where data is legally and voluntarily sent to us


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share personal information with individuals or companies except in the following circumstances:

  • Consent – where you give consent to pass on your data.
  • Legal reasons – we retain the right to share your information with organisations or individuals if we reasonably believe in good faith that disclosure of information is necessary to fulfil an applicable law, regulation or legal process, to fulfil an enforceable request, to protect vital interests of data subject (e.g. life or death situations, vulnerable situations) and performance of a task in the public interest
  • Address fraudulent activity including in the prevention or detection of it

We reserve the right to share non-personal information publicly for interest stories, blogs, social media posts and statistics.

We will not pass on your details to any third party with the exception of to the sailing schools for the purpose of certification / registration only and to the port police for the purpose of acquiring the permission to sail.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you have a number of rights regarding the data we hold for you – a right to erasure, a right to restrict data processing, a right to data portability, a right to object and a right to not be subject to automated-decision making.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. We processes personal information on servers throughout the EU and the UK in accordance with current and upcoming legislation, we may therefore process personal information on a server located outside of the country where you live.

Your contact information

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

We processes and protect your data and personal information in accorddance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on servers throughout the EU and the UK in accordance with current and upcoming legislation

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a data breach which is likely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, we will notify an individual within 72 hours of such an event being discovered.


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  • We are not liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage, expense, loss of profits or data arising from the use of in connection with the use of the website.
  • All information transmitted to or from the website of Go West Sailing cannot be guaranteed as totally secure. All transmissions are at the risk of the customer.
  • The use of the website is not a substitute for independent professional advice. Our customers are urged to obtain advice relevant to their circumstances.
  • We have no liability or responsibility for any third party material displayed on this website.