Big Squid Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how Big Squid use and protect any information that you give Big Squid when you use this website.

Big Squid are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using our website, then you are assured that it will only be used in conjuction with our privacy statement.

Big Squid may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You are able check this page from time to time to ensure that you are content with any changes. This policy is effective from 10th May 2018.

Information we collect

Phone numbers
Email address
Date of birth
Emergency contact details
Size information
Certification Levels
Enquiry types
Equipment purchased

How we use this information

Internal record keeping.
Sales processing.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new courses, trips, events, servicing reminders or special offers or other information that we think you may find interesting using the email address or mobile phone number that you have provided.

Information we pass on
For customers who complete PADI certification courses with Big Squid we are obliged to pass on your data to PADI who keep your certification information on file
For our Dive trips we pass on information to travel companies that we use to arrange our travel and to airlines to purchase flights.

Securing your Data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.
In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Big Squid’s website does contain links to other websites of interest. If you use these links to leave our site, please be aware that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
Please exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Your Data, Your Control

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us by using our contact form.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. An admin fee will be payable.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Data Protection Information Request
Big Squid
Unit 2F
Clapham North Arts Centre

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to (or contact us via our contact form) as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.