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Privacy Policy

James Fisher and Sons plc – Privacy Policy

Martek Marine Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy explains how we process your data and the ways in which it is used to be GDPR compliant. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your data, please email us at

GDPR relates to the General Data Protection Regulation that came into effect on the 25th of May 2018.


Martek Marine collect details provided by you on registration together with information we learn about you from the use of our products or services, and visits to our website, and other websites accessible from them. We also collect information about any transactions that you undertake with us.

We may collect additional information in connection with your participation in any promotion or competitions offered by us, along with information provided when you give feedback. We also monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to improve our service to you.

We will not be collecting information about browsing habits outside of our own domains plus personal information relating to you and your private life, such as gender and age.


We will use your information to provide a personalised and tailored service when we communicate with you. We may contact you by post, email, telephone or fax for these purposes.

We like to ensure that we continually improve our service to you, and so from time to time, we may ask to hear your views and opinions on our products and service. This may be by post, email, telephone or fax.

There may be instances where it is necessary to communicate with you, in any event, for administrative or operational reasons relating to our products or service.

This data is held in a state of the art highly protected data storage environment within the UK and will be used to:

  • Improve the content and relevance of what we send to you,
  • Help improve the content we display on our website.
  • Answer any questions you may have submitted and retain this information to ensure a fast and effective service in the future.
  • Provide you with the fastest access to the latest content relevant to you,
  • Ensure we remain compliant under the terms of the GDPR.

We use the CommuniGator platform to send emails. Both the CommuniGator data centre and its support professionals are located within the EU.

By submitting your information into one of the or data capture points, you are confirming the following:

  • You are doing so in your capacity as a representative of the company.
  • You are over 18 years of age.
  • You are accepting the relevance of the Martek Marine product and services to the business interests of the company.
  • You are providing contact information that will facilitate the communication between Martek Marine and the company only.

Should you wish to stop receiving emails from Martek Marine, you may:

  • Use the unsubscribe link, which will be present within the footer of every email we send to you. Your subscription preferences will be immediately updated.
  • Write to the Martek Marine Data Controller, specifically requesting your removal (addressed to Marketing Manager, Martek Marine, Adwick Park, Rotherham, S63 5AB). Your request will be actioned within 28 days of its receipt. You must include your name and email address for us to ensure its removal.

Please note, we cannot accept unsubscribe requests through any other channel.


Your information may be passed on to associated agencies who are directly involved with the products and services we provide. We will never pass your details to anyone else.

Data Security

Due to the open nature of the internet, transmitting data to Martek Marine must only be done via approved data transmission channels. We will endeavour to ensure your data is transmitted to us using the known best practice approaches. It’s important to note, any data you send to us is sent at your own risk.

Once your data is received, it will be stored within the Martek Marine secure data environment, where we have robust processes and procedures to keep it safe.


Martek Marine is working hard to ensure it sets an exemplary standard in data management and usage. Specifically, under the proposed GDPR you have the right to request the following:

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right of access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure (or be forgotten)
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automatic decision making and profiling

For more information on GDPR and your rights please see

If you have questions concerning the processing of your personal data you should contact the Data Protection Officer: Talisa Vallance, Martek Marine, Adwick Park, Rotherham, S63 5AB.

In the event that you have not received a response within 30 days, you have the right to contact The ICO, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF, Email: or telephone: 0303 123 1113.


‘Cookies’ are a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s computer and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. For more information about Cookies and how to disable them, please visit

During the course of any visit to, the pages you see, along with a short text file called a ‘cookie’, are downloaded to your computer. Many websites do this because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like finding out whether the computer (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

Information supplied by cookies can help us to provide you with a better online user experience and assist us to analyse the profile of our visitors. Some cookies also help us by showing how our users use and move around the site and which services they like or don’t like. When looking at this information, we do so on an anonymous and aggregate basis without viewing any of your personal details.


Whilst Martek Marine has taken care to ensure the accuracy of this site and its content, Martek Marine accepts no liability for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance on the information or opinions within this site.

Hypertext links within this site lead to other websites, some of which are not under the control of Martek Marine. All links are provided with no warranty for the information provided within them and Martek Marine accepts no liability for any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind caused by the contents of those websites.


This website is governed by the law of the United Kingdom and any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Copyright and Trademark Copyright: © Martek Marine 2019

The copyright in this website is owned by or licensed to Martek Marine. Unless stated to the contrary, the material in this website is copyright to Martek Marine. Reproduction is limited to downloading to a local hard disk for your personal use. The content of this website may not be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system or in any other publicly available form without the prior written consent of Martek Marine. The website is protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act.