Annual Offshore Support Journal
Conference, Awards & Exhibition 5-6 February 2020, London

Annual Offshore Support Journal<br /> Conference, Awards & Exhibition


Riviera Maritime Media Limited (“We”, “Us”, “Our”) and its subsidiaries, provide operational management around the world with content relevant to their business through our multi-platform media services. We are a specialist in organising market leading events for the international maritime, offshore and energy industries.
We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, or any website owned by Us and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.
Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of one of Our websites and You will be required to read and accept this Privacy Policy when signing up for an Account or one of Our products or services. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
1. Information About Us
1.1 Our Site is owned and operated by Riviera Maritime Media Ltd, a limited company registered in England & Wales under company number 04325757, whose registered address and main trading address is 1st Floor Mitre House, 66 Abbey Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 2QN.
1.2 Our VAT number is GB706924429.

2. What Does This Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site(s). Our Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
3. Your Rights
3.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
3.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
3.1.2 The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
3.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 12);
3.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 5 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 12);
3.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
3.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
3.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
3.1.8 Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
3.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 12 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the UK’s supervisory authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
3.3 For further information about your rights, please contact the Information Commissioner’s Office or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
4. What Data Do We Collect?
Depending upon your use of Our Site, We may collect some or all of the following personal (and non-personal) data (please also see section 11 on Our use of Cookies and similar technologies and Our Cookie Policy
4.1 Your name;
4.2 Business/company name
4.3 Business address
4.4 Job title;
4.5 Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
4.6 Demographic information such as preferences, and interests;
4.7 Dietary and access requirements;
4.8 Financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;
4.9 IP address;
4.10 Web browser type and version;
4.11 Operating system;
4.12 A list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;
5. How Do We Use Your Data?
5.1 All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights. For more details on security see section 6, below.
5.2 Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interest. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
5.2.1 Providing and managing your Account;
5.2.2 Providing and managing your access to Our Site(s);
5.2.3 Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site(s);
5.2.4 Supplying Our products and services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
5.2.5 Personalising and tailoring Our products and services for you;
5.2.6 Record keeping purposes;
5.2.7 To send you Trusted Partner messages that we think may benefit or be of interest to you.
5.2.8 For Market research so that We can improve the products and services We offer;
5.2.9 Analysing your use of Our Site and gathering feedback to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;
5.2.10 To print your name and job title, if you attend one of Our events, in Our attendee handouts.
5.2.11 We may make reasonable attempts to locate you on any Social media platforms We use such as LinkedIn and combine that data with data we currently hold.
5.3 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email and/or telephone and/or post with information, news and offers on Our products and/or services
5.4 We also have a legitimate interest in processing customer data for marketing purposes to provide insight on the commercial interests We specialise in and tailor this to you. We take all reasonable steps to  ensure your rights are fully protected and We comply with Our Statutory obligations.
5.5 Third parties such as LinkedIn, YouTube, Issuu, Facebook, Twitter and Google whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies, (please refer to section 11 for more information on controlling Cookies). Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
5.6 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
5.7 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
5.7.1 We will securely retain your information for as long as is reasonably necessary and in accordance with applicable law.
5.7.2 You have the right to receive a copy of the personal information that We hold about you or if you wish to submit a request that your data be deleted, please write to Us at the address listed at the bottom of the page or email
5.7.3 Your information We use for marketing purposes will be kept with Us until you notify Us that you no longer wish to receive this information or where a twelve month period has passed and there has been no indication or engagement from you with one of Our services, at which point we will attempt to contact you or delete your data from our systems.
6. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
6.1 We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
6.2  Your data will only be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein).
6.3 Data security is very important to Us, and to protect your data We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site(s).
6.4 We use SSL on Our websites whenever we collect any personal data from users. We also use administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised access.
7. Sharing Your Data
7.1 We may share your data with other companies in Our group to deliver services and products, such as events, in countries outside the EEA. This includes Riviera Maritime Singapore Pte Ltd and Riviera Maritime Media (US) Corp.
7.2 We will compile statistics about the use of Our Site(s) including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
7.3 We may sometimes contract with third parties to supply products and services to you on Our behalf. These may include payment processing and delivery of goods and services and website providers. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
7.4 If you download one of our products or services from Our website(s), we may pass the information you provide to a third party, where you permit us to do so.
7.5 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
8. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
8.1 We may, from time to time, expand or reduce Our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Our business. Any personal data that you have provided will, where it is relevant to any part of Our business that is being transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Privacy Policy, be permitted to use that data only for the same purposes for which it was originally collected by Us.
8.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred as set out in 8.1, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
9. How Can You Control Your Data?
9.1 In addition to your rights set out in section 3, when you submit personal data via Our Site(s), you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your preferences).
9.2 You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.
10. Your Right to Withhold Information
10.1 You may access certain areas of Our Site(s) without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
10.2 You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see section 11 and Our Cookie Policy
11. Cookies
11.1 In common with many other website operators, We use standard technology called 'cookies' on Our website(s). Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive and they are used to record how you navigate this website on each visit. You can disable any cookies upon your first visit to one of Our Website(s) and thereafter change your preferences within the Cookie Policy page by accessing the link at the bottom of each website page. You can remove cookies noted as “Preferences”, “Statistics” or “Marketing” but this may reduce functionality or appearance of some of the services We offer. Our cookies help us;
11.1.1 Make certain functionality on Our website(s) work
11.1.2 Save you having to login every time you visit Our website(s)
11.1.3 Remember your settings between visits
11.1.4 Offer you free services and content
11.1.5 Improve the speed and security of the website(s)
11.1.6 Allow you to share pages with social networks such as LinkedIn and Twitter.
11.1.7 Personalise Our site(s) for example, to help you find content you need faster
11.1.8 Continuously improve Our website(s) for users
11.1.9 Granting us permission to use cookies
For more detailed information on how We use cookies and which cookies We use, please refer to Our Cookie Policy here.
12. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at
If you wish to exercise your rights under applicable law and this Privacy Policy, please contact Us in writing, addressed to
Ben Thomas
Data Manager & Compliance Officer
Riviera Maritime Media Ltd
1st Floor, Mitre House
66 Abbey Road
EN1 2QN.
No fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response. Please note We will take steps to verify your identity before confirming any information We may hold.
Riviera Maritime Media Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner in the UK as a “data controller” in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.
13. Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.
 This Privacy Policy was last updated on 23/05/18 (version 3.9).