Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

For the purposes of this statement, “We” shall include ourselves and our members, partners, sponsors, captains, and their crew, employees, partners, principals, agents and representatives, and any third-party providers or sources of information or data.

We are pleased about your interest in the Panama Posse and that you have taken the time to visit

Your privacy is secondary to Maritime Law which governs this website. Our main focus is to allow vessels to make smart decisions when sailing this route. You – you and your vessel and your crew could perish (die) on this route – this is all about seamanship and enabling you to have the latest information – which is why we have written privacy rules to support the Panama Posse.

You can review, download and print this Terms & Privacy Statement online at any time by visiting our website. Changes in jurisdiction,specific lawa or corporate policies or ownership may require that we adjust our TOS & Privacy Statement accordingly. Therefore, we suggest that you visit the website regularly to read the Terms & Privacy statements.


This Terms & Privacy Statement applies to the content of websites owned by the maritime association of the Panama Posse which operates under international maritime law and the concept of

What is personal data?

Personal data herein refers to that information that can be used to learn more about you as a mariner and your current circumstances (e.g. name, vessel name, location, call sign, e-mail address, a.m.o.). This information may allow a person to establish a direct connection to you as a person, with a disproportionate amount of time and effort.

What kind of personal data do we collect and process?

The majority of our website can be accessed without providing personal data of any kind – to participate in the Panama Posse we do ask some rather detailed questions.

If you complete one of our contact forms, provided we will ask for your name and your e-mail address and other details. It is up to you to provide us with this information. Without this information, however, we will not be able to fulfill your request or you will not be able to participate. All other information you provide on the contact form is at your discretion.

If you send us an e-mail, the personal data contained within it may be used in our correspondence to you. We may share your information with a third party without your consent.

What do we use your personal data for?

We use your personal data to provide you with the range of services that are available through our website, or to comply with your request to be contacted, or to send you information that you requested. We may also share (or be required to share) the information with a specific country authority to enable the Panama Posse to operate in said country.

We may also use your data for SOLAS purposes (The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) or to inform rescuers of possible ways to contact or locate you and your vessel.

Therefor we may use your date for future purposes which we can not yet foresee. You and your data may be used in case studies or in a specific investigation or report or to review safety procedures.
You and your associated, derived and related data may help others survive in the future.

Where is your personal data transferred?

The Panama Posse website is hosted with a global website provider on a server connected to the internet and we may change hosting service providers at anytime. However, if you are accessing this website from the European Union, South America, USA, Canada, or any other region or flag state, please be aware that through further use of this website, your personal data might be transferred to any other flag state.

Anonymous usage data/use of cookies/Google Analytics

We may create personal user profiles. We store personal data in all forms on our servers in connection with the information accessed pursuant to your request. This data allows us to provide a variety of services. In this process, general information is logged, such as access points, visitation rates, user density a.m.o.

We make use of “cookies” (small text files with configuration information) for this purpose. Cookies are used in order for us to determine how often the site is used and the number of users visiting our website.

This usage data may allow us to draw any conclusions about the particular user. None of the anonymously collected usage data may be combined with your personal data.

Most browsers are preset so that cookies are accepted automatically. However, you do have the option to deactivate cookies or to set your browser so that you are notified before cookies are stored. In some cases, users who do not accept cookies may not be able to access certain areas of our website.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyze how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about how you use the website (including your IP address) is transferred and stored to a Google server. Google uses this information to analyze how you used the website, in order to prepare reports about website activities for website operators and to provide services associated with website and Internet usage. In addition, Google may transfer this information to third parties if it is required to do so by law, or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances does Google connect your IP address with any other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by setting your browser software accordingly. However, if you choose to do this you may not be able to fully utilize some of the functions on this website. By using this website you consent to having Google process the data collected about you in the manner and for the purposes described above. At any time, you have the option to retract your consent allowing Google Analytics to collect and use your IP address.

Technical and organizational measures in order to protect personal data stored on our website

We take basic technical and organizational security measures to prevent any loss or misuse of the personal data that we store. We review these measures as needed and keep them up-to-date with advances in technology.

Because of the structure of the Internet it is possible that data protection rules and the safety precautions described above may not be observed by other individuals or institutions outside of our control. Data provided in any form – even if such is sent by e-mail – may be read by third parties. We have no technical influence over this. It is the user’s responsibility to assure that the data provided is protected against misuse.

Hyperlinks to third-party websites

We have hyperlinks on our web pages that link to websites of other service providers. If you activate these hyperlinks, you will be directed from our website to the website of the other service provider. You will recognize this by the change in the URL address.

We cannot be held responsible for assuring that your personal data is treated with same amount of confidentiality on the websites of these third parties. It is beyond our control whether or not these companies adhere to data protection regulations.

Disclosure about the personal data we store/deletion

We store the personal details that you provided for as long we deem necessary.

Upon request, we would be happy to disclose to you which of your personal details we have on file. If, despite our attempts to store correct and up-to-date information, the personal data we have on file is incorrect, we will attempt to take steps to correct it as soon as possible. Should you request that we delete the personal data we have stored, once we receive your request we will delete this data as soon as possible. However, keep in mind that if your personal data is deleted we will be unable to continue offering any services described herein.

In any of these cases, please contact us at:

Marina Puerto de la Navidad
Jalisco Mexico
c/o Panama Posse