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Cookie and Privacy Policy

Cookies and privacy

Just like most websites on the internet, the whitestarhistory.com website uses cookies. By using the whitestarhistory.com website you agree to our use of cookies on the whitestarhistory.com website.

Cookies are text files containing a small amount of data which are placed on to your computer or mobile device.

Our website uses cookies to provide the best possible user experience, such as to ensure that the website works how it should and to remember user preferences, including allowing users to remain logged into our forum.

Cookies are also used to allow us to track users of the website, allowing us to have and keep a record of how many people visit the website, at what times of the day people visit, how many people return to the website, what parts of the website are being used the most, how people find the website, the devices used the most to access the website and from what part of the world most people come from. This is essential to monitor the performance of the website, help us to improve the website and to help us to ensure that we are providing the best possible service. For this purpose whitestarhistory.com uses StatCounter, which is a third party service, and Google Analytics, which is a third party service. For information on Google's privacy policy please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. The information collected for this purpose does not personally identify the user or include contact details, and the use of this kind of tracking is standard practice on websites across the internet.

We use Google AdSense on this website, a third party advertising service provided by Google to serve ads to our users. Google uses cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to this website or other websites. Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to users of this website based on their visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Google's ad settings page. Within the European Economic Area and the United Kingdom only non-personalised ads are served to users of this website. Non-personalised ads are served using contextual information, and are not targeted by user's past behavior. Google also use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse.

Cookies may also be served by other third-party services used by this website, we believe, for the purpose of allowing the service to work properly and/or for tracking purposes. We have no control over these cookies. Current other third party services we use on this website which may use cookies are:

Twitter - which, along with a follow button, we use to display our tweets on our home page.
Amazon - which provide the websites online stores (Amazon's aStore) and other affiliate advertising used on the website.

If users would prefer to reject cookies, most web browsers will likely give the option to disable the acceptance of cookies (possibly amongst other options). Doing so will likely, though, have a negative impact on your overall user experience on both this and other websites. We would personally advise users of this website not to disable cookies, but if you would like to do so, more information can be found by using a search engine or possibly the help section of your browser.


Your privacy is very important to us. Any privite personal information submitted to us (such as, for example, your email address) will be kept private and will not be disclosed to any third party. We take the privacy of our website users very seriously. We comply with all data protection laws we are subject to.

whitestarhistory.com collects personal information from you under the following circumstances:


To subscribe to the newsletter users must provide their name (name does not necessarily have to be their real name) and email address. The email address will be used by whitestarhistory.com solely for the purposes of sending the newsletter to the user and for contacting the user in connection with the newsletter. At no time will a subscriber?s name or email addresses be given to any third party. Subscribers can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Upon unsubscribing the users name and email address will be immediately deleted.

Contacting us

When contacting us by email, the contact us form or any other means, although it is not always an obligation, generally an email or other address must be provided so that we know where to send the reply to and a name provided so that we know who we are speaking to. Any names, email address, or other personal information given to us will be kept private (unless the person has stated otherwise) and will never be given to any third party. The personal information given will be used be used only to contact the sender in connection with their communication with us or for the senders intended purpose. We will comply with all our legal and other responsibilities in conection with the protection of people's privacy when they contact us.

Titanic and White Star Line Forum

Personal information is collected from registering/ being registered to our forum. The forum however has its own privacy policy separate from the rest of the whitestarhistory.com website.

whitestarhistory.com has external links to other websites. These websites are outside of whitestarhistory.com control and we have no responsibility for their privacy practices.

whitestarhistory.com reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time.


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