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Privacy policy

JimbSail.info is owned and managed by Rupert Holmes, who can be contacted by emailing [email protected]

This privacy policy explains how we use the data collected from you when you use this website.

What data do we collect?

JimbSail.info collects the following data:

    • Usage information about your visits and use of the website, including geographical location, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation.

    • Personal identification information, such as name and email address.

    • Device details, IP address, dates and times of connecting to the website.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide JimbSail.info with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

    • Register online.

    • Voluntarily complete a reader survey or provide feedback in comments sections. 

    • If you provide us feedback or ask questions via email we need to collect your name and email address in order to send you a reply.

    • View the website without cookies disabled in your browser settings.

How we use your data

JimbSail.info collects your data so that we can:

    • Track which pages you visit and whether you click advertisements. We then know which are popular pages. If you log in to the site, the file remembers who you are, and labels new information for you to read.

    • Email occasional newsletters based on your declared preferences. These preferences can be updated anytime by logging into your user account. Alternatively email us at [email protected] with a request to change preferences or unsubscribe.

    • JimbSail.info does not sell data to third parties, although sometimes we share limited aspects of this data with third parties for the purposes of advertising on this site. 

    • The data is stored on secure servers in the EU and USA.

Legal basis

These are the scenarios under which JimbSail.info processes personal data:
Consent – Where you have freely given permission, for instance by registering on the website, for us to store and process your personal data for one or more activities. This consent can be withdrawn any time by logging in with your user name and password.
Legitimate interest – Essential processing activities connected with the normal operation of a website or organisation, including marketing activities and fraud prevention. 


If you have agreed to receive JimbSail newsletters, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop JimbSail.info from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters, please email us at [email protected] with "unsubscribe" in the subject line.

Your data protection rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
Right to access – You have the right to request JimbSail.info for copies of your personal data. 
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that JimbSail.info correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request JimbSail.info to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
Right to be forgotten – You have the right to request that JimbSail.info erase your personal data, under certain conditions. If you give details of all the usernames, forenames, surnames and email addresses that you have previously shared with us we will remove these from the system.
The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that JimbSail.info restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to JimbSail.info’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that JimbSail.info transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected]


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

JimbSail.info uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

    • Keeping you signed in

    • Understanding how you use our website

    • Highlighting new and updated content

What types of cookies do we use?

The website uses cookies for these purposes:

    • Functionality – so that we recognize you on the website and remember your previously selected preferences. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

    • Advertising – JimbSail.info uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. JimbSail.info sometimes shares limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. 

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website (allaboutcookies.org) tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result. Alternatively, you can delete cookies from your browser after visiting our website.

Privacy policies of other websites

The JimbSail.info website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

JimbSail.info keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 02 January 2020.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about JimbSail.info’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that JimbSail.info has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/

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