Please send any queries to email@example.com.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND US AN EMAIL if:
You have a query about your up and coming holiday plans!
For example: "I will be going to Bonaire in June, where can I do an advanced course?"
Is unlikely to get answered!
Please instead look through the dive centre and resort listings on the relevant pages
and send your queries directly to them - Thanks!
These are the terms and conditions that you must follow if you use the Big Blue Planet website. Your use of this site indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
This site contains two types of content.
The first type of content is provided by Dive-Logs Ltd and includes things such as design, photographs, illustrations, images, text, and software. Dive-Logs Ltd or our content providers own it. This content is protected by UK and international copyright laws.
The second type of content is provided by the multitude of people who leave reviews or register dive centres etc. This includes specific personal comments people may leave for the help of other divers. This content is in the public domain. However, any graphs, charts or other analysis, derived from the information left in reviews is provided by Dive-Logs Ltd and is protected by UK and international copyright laws.
Use of the Site
You may use this site for maintaining, viewing, browsing through, searching and printing all and any information about the dive locations on our planet.
You may not use the site to publish information that is illegal, obscene, threatening, abusive, profane, defamatory, or that infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Dive-Logs Ltd and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents harmless against any and all claims asserted against bigblueplanet.com and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents as a result of your use of the site, including without limitation any claims relating to the content of any information that you publish using bigblueplanet.com.
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As a convenience, this site links to other sites that may be of interest to you but are not under control of Dive-Logs Ltd. These links do not imply an endorsement by Dive-Logs Ltd, and Dive-Logs Ltd is not responsible for the availability of or the content contained in any linked site.
Limitation of Liability
Neither Dive-Logs Ltd nor its content providers will be responsible or liable to you for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages that result from your access to or use of the content on this site. To make this really clear - just because someone leaves a review that says diving from a particular location is safe you should not assume this. Diving is a dangerous sport and you are responsible at all times to make sure you dive within your limits. If in doubt seek information from local sources.
Dive-Logs Ltd reserves the right to make changes to this site and to this agreement at any time without notice.
Dive-Logs Ltd are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations 2018). We collect information about you to provide you with the best service possible.
Dive-Logs Ltd will be what?s known as the ?Controller? of the personal data you provide to Big Blue Planet. If you the big blue planet website for browsing information about dive sites we only collect basic personal data about you which does not include any special types of information or location based information. This does however include your IP address. If you have registered as a my blue planet user then you may also supply location based information about your past or future dive holidays, and your name and email name. You may also upload personal photos that you can share with other users of Big Blue Planet.
By submitting information to Big Blue Planet and browsing the site you consent to the collection and use of this information by Dive-Logs Ltd.
Why we need your data
We use the basic personal data you provide to help us improve the way Big Blue Planet works and to provide your features as a My Blue Planet user.
What we do with your data
All the personal data we process is processed by our staff in the UK and for the purposes of IT hosting and maintenance this information is only located on servers within the UK. No 3rd parties have access to your personal data unless the law allows them to do so.
We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data.
Improving Our ServiceDive-Logs Ltd does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others. To better tailor our services to our customers' needs, we use non-identifying and aggregate information to help us make decisions on how to improve Big Blue Planet.
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How long we keep your data
We keep your basic personal data (ip address, and if provided: name, and email name) indefinitely unless you ask us to remove it.
What are your rights
If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated. firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner?s Office https://ico.org.uk/