Cookies Policy

Find out what cookies are and how they are used on the Interocean Marine Services website. Like many websites, the Interocean Marine Services website uses small files called cookies to help provide the best possible online experience for you. This page will tell you what cookies are and what they do, how we use them and how you can control your cookie preferences.

1. Who are we?

We are Interocean Marine Services, an integrated services company working in the energy industry.
We are a data controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and related data protection legislation.

Find out more about how we handle personal data in our Privacy Notice.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are little strings of computer code that websites place on your computer.

Some cookies are deleted after the browser is closed (session cookies). Others delete after a certain period of time has passed or the cookie cache has been manually cleared from your browser (persistent cookies). Depending on the persistent cookie, they may last from one day to two years. We use both session and persistent cookies.

Cookies that are set by us on the Interocean Marine Services website are first party cookies. They help the website to function and provide us with anonymised data about how our website is being used.

Third party cookies are set on our website by one of our partners and service providers for advertising purposes and online security. These cookies help us to learn more about you so we know you are a trusted visitor of the website and not a bot and so we can personalise our marketing offer to you.

Essential cookies

These cookies are used to load parts of the website you otherwise couldn’t, load content quickly, make sure your visit to the website is secure and remember things like your cookie preferences. These cookies are automatically selected in the cookie preferences.

Performance cookies

We use performance cookies to help us better our website and your experience. They:

  • Tell us if you’ve been on our website before
  • help us understand if there are problems on the website or if you can’t find what you’re looking for
  • Track your behaviour so we can find out what content you’re most interested in

Any performance cookies we use collect anonymised data to protect your identity. We don’t collect any data on age, gender, sex, political or religious beliefs, nationality or postcodes through cookies.

The performance cookies on the Interocean Marine Services website are set by us. Google Analytics is an example of a first party cookie which we use for performance. Other organisations can’t access your data or view cookies used by our website, and we do not sell your data to any third parties.

Marketing cookies

We use advertising cookies from third parties to understand your interests and show relevant adverts based on your browsing habits. If you click on a specific advertisement, these cookies track your interaction and may show you similar offers.

There are times when we want to reach visitors who use social media to promote relevant offers, events, and promotions. We use third party cookies to help with this.

For example, we might place a tiny image called a pixel on our web pages that allows Facebook to place a cookie on your web browser. If you use Facebook and have accepted Marketing Cookies on our website, Facebook will recognise you as an Interocean Marine Services website visitor and show you marketing messages on our behalf. If you receive marketing from us on social media platforms you are able to withdraw your consent by adjusting your privacy settings on the social media platform itself.

We may also use online remarketing through cookies. This system allows us or our advertising partners to show you adverts based on your browsing patterns and interactions with the Interocean Marine Services website. This means that when you are on another website, you may be shown products or offers related to your browsing history on the Interocean Marine Services website.

The marketing and remarketing cookie services we use are managed by third parties. The privacy policies for the third party cookie providers we work with on the Interocean Marine Services website are:

  • Google Adwords allows conversion tracking, optimisation and remarketing.
  • Google DoubleClick allows conversion tracking and optimisation.
  • Facebook pixel allows conservation tracking, optimisation and remarketing.
  • Media iQ pixel allows the display of adverts which are relevant to you and your interests.
  • Embedded Youtube videos set cookies which track views of Youtube videos and your behaviour interacting with them, recognise you as a Google user if you are signed into an account, and records your IP address.

3. Manage your cookie settings

On the Interocean Marine Services website, we only use performance and marketing cookies after you have given your consent. If you don’t give your permission, we will only use basic, essential cookies.

You can also control your cookies in your web browser settings. Find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, please use the following links:

  • Internet Explorer cookies information
  • Microsoft Edge cookies information
  • Chrome cookies information
  • Firefox cookies information
  • Safari cookies information

To quickly manage third party cookies generated by advertisers, visit Your Online Choices.

We aren’t responsible for the information or the setting of cookies on these external websites.