eShipfinance.com Cookie Policy

This website is operated and provided by Ship Finance Global Limited (“SFG“, “we“, “us“, “our“) having its registered office at 13 Karaiskakis Street, CY3032 Limassol, Cyprus. (the “Site“) uses cookies or similar technologies. SFG has created this cookie policy (“Cookie Policy“) in order to disclose to You the data that we collect about You online emanating from Your use of the Site. In this Cookie Policy, references to “You” and “Your” are references to a user of our Site.
This Cookie Policy incorporates and should be read in conjunction with Our Privacy Policy You agree that this Cookie Policy applies to your use of the Site in addition to any other terms and conditions which may apply You should read the Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that You understand its effect before proceeding to use the Site.

Our use of cookies

We set and access cookies and similar technology on Your computer to obtain information about how You access and use our Site. We ask You to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy when You first visit our Site. Unless You refuse such consent when asked, or You have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will set cookies when You load and navigate around the Site. By using our Site You consent to our use of Data (including cookies) in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to Your device when You visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website during Your browsing session or on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Site. Some cookies expire at the end of Your session on the Site, others will remain on Your computer for a little longer. When You return to websites or visit websites that use the same cookies, these cookies and therefore Your browsing device, are recognised.
We use cookies on our Site to make Your browsing experience better. The cookies we set do lots of different and useful jobs, like helping us to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service, remembering Your preferences, letting You navigate between pages efficiently and generally improving Your browsing experience. Cookies can also be used to customise areas of content online to be more relevant to You and Your interests. You can find more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Cookie categories

Cookies can be first-party or third-party. First-party cookies are cookies set by the specific website You visit i.e. the website displayed in the URL window. Third party cookies are set by third-party services that appear on our Site. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in our control. They are set by e.g. Twitter, Facebook and other advertisers or file sharing platforms. They may use the information they obtain from Your use of their cookies to track Your browser across multiple websites; to build a profile of your web surfing; or, to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to You.
Cookies can be categorised in accordance with the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide as set out below:
Strictly necessary cookies – these cookies are essential in order to enable You to move around a website and use its features and enable services You have specifically asked for. Consent is not generally required for these cookies.
Performance cookies – these collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, by recording which pages users go to most often (usually on an anonymous basis).
Functionality cookies – these cookies allow a website to remember the choices a user makes, such as a username or language preference.
Targeting or advertising cookies – these collect information about a user’s browsing habits and are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission.
Cookies can also be categorised in accordance with how long they are saved on Your device: “Session cookies” are short-term cookies that are only saved on the computer’s memory for the duration of a user’s visit to the website, whereas “Persistent cookies” remain saved in the computer’s memory for a set period of time, even after the browser session has ended.

The cookies we use

We use the following cookies, on the Site, to provide you with a safe, effective and user-friendly website:

  1. Third–party cookies – to collect information in an anonymous form on numbers of visitors to the Site, where visitors to the site have arrived from and which pages of the site they visit; and
  2. Strictly necessary cookies – to allow you to browse the website and use its essential functions.

How do I refuse or restrict cookies?

If You would like to restrict or block cookies used on our Site (or on any website), You may do so by activating the browser setting which allows You to refuse the setting of cookies. You will need to do this on each device that You use to access the internet. The “Help” or “Internet Settings” function within Your browser should tell You how. Alternatively, You may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which contains detailed information on cookies and how to delete, restrict or block them on a wide variety of browsers. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone, you will need to refer to Your handset manual.
Please be aware that some of the services on the Site or the Interactive Services will not function if your browser does not accept the relevant cookies.
Please be aware that if you select to refuse or restrict cookies you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site.
Interaction with our Privacy Policy
Please note that cookies, and information collected through cookies, may constitute personal data. We will always treat your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy and applicable laws. Please read our Privacy Policy here.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Changes to this Cookies Policy

We may amend this Cookies Policy at any time without notice by posting the amended terms on the Site. All amended terms will automatically take effect immediately on posting. Please check this Cookies Policy periodically to inform Yourself of any changes. Your continued use of any portion of the Site following the posting of the updated Cookies Policy will constitute Your acceptance of the changes.