We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the site. Your IP address is used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.

Any information collected from you via the Website will be stored for no longer than 2 years. You may request that we delete all information about you at any time by sending an email to info@vesselregistration.ca.

Our site's forms require users to give us contact information, like their name and email address, and unique identifiers. We use customer information collected from the forms found on vesselregistration.ca (the “Website”) to process your order of services made via the Website. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary if they have subscribed to the mailing list, placed an order with us or sent an inquiry to us. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings by choosing to unsubscribe. Unique identifiers are collected to verify the user's identity and for use in our record system. We do not rent, sell, trade or exchange customer information with third parties.

This site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.

Any credit card information collected from a customer will be stored securely and processed via a secure and reputable third party payment provider.

The nature of services offered via the Website requires us to share information collected from you with Transport Canada. Transport Canada collects information under the authority of Section 43 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. The following is Transport Canada’s disclosure on this point:

The registration of your non-pleasure (commercial) craft is mandatory unless it is registered in a foreign state. The information will be held in the Department's Personal Information Bank entitled Canadian Register of Vessels (bank number TC PPU 041). The information will be retained for 5 years after vessel is deregistered and then destroyed. Your information will be handled in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act. Instructions for obtaining your personal information are provided in Info Source, a copy of which is available in major public and academic libraries. Please note that under Section 76 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, a person may examine or obtain copies of any entries in the Register with respect to a vessel.

For the complete set of terms and conditions for the use of the Website, please see the Terms and Conditions page of vesselregistration.ca.

Please contact us at info@vesselregistration.ca with any questions in connection with our Privacy Policy.

- Vessel Registration Canada