When we ask you for personal information, we undertake:

  • to do so in accordance with best practice and legislative requirements
  • to make sure you know why we need it
  • to only ask for what we need, and not to collect too much or irrelevant information
  • to make sure we don’t keep it longer than necessary
  • to protect it and make sure nobody has access to it who shouldn't
  • only to share it with other organizations when the law allows
  • not to make your personal information available for commercial use without your permission.

You can obtain more details on:

  • how to find out what information we hold about you and how to ask us to correct any mistakes
  • agreements we have with other organizations for sharing information
  • circumstances where we can pass on your personal information without telling you, for example, to prevent and detect crime or to produce anonymised statistics
  • our instructions to staff on how to collect, use and delete your personal information
  • how we check the information we hold is accurate and up to date
  • how to make a complaint.

Further information

For more information, please contact:

Governance and Museum Records Manager, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF

When we ask you for information, we will keep to the law, including the Data Protection Act 2018. For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioner at:

Address: Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 

Website: ico.gov.uk

Website privacy policy

The National Maritime Museum respects the privacy of every individual who visits our websites.

Please read our full Privacy policy