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Westwood Shipping Lines respects our customers' privacy. This policy describes our privacy commitment.

How Information is Collected and Used

Westwood Shipping Lines only collects personal information that you voluntarily submit at various contact pages within our web site. We only collect enough information to answer your question in accordance with the terms of this policy. This may include contact or order details. Information that you provide may not be encrypted and therefore Westwood Shipping Lines cannot guarantee the confidentiality of the information during transmission.

Use of Cookies

Temporary cookies are loaded on the user's memory and are deleted when the user ends the session. Cookies are an industry standard means of maintaining security and facilitating user sessions throughout the pages and activities on a Web site. Westwood Shipping Lines does not use cookies to track individual "surfing metrics."

Concerned users can configure their browser to prompt them if a cookie is requested. If they deny accepting the cookie they may not be able access or use all the site functions that would otherwise be available.

Use and Retention of Personal Information

Examples of use of the information you have voluntarily given are marketing, informing you of promotions, responding to questions, complying with our legal obligations or staffing needs.

Sharing your Personal Information with Others

Westwood Shipping Lines will not share or sell your information with any person or entity other than one of its subsidiaries, affiliates and representatives unless we have your permission to do so or in accordance with the terms of this policy. Examples of when we share information are:

  • when selling land and are using independent brokers to whom we have forwarded your information to for follow up where you have expressed an interest; or
  • to provide you with ongoing access to our investor reports

Third parties will only be provided such information as is necessary in the circumstances.

We will share information with third parties where we are compelled by law to do so.

Security of your Personal Information

After Westwood Shipping Lines has collected your personal information, we use both physical and electronic security methods to retain your information securely. We only allow authorized personnel to access information collected from our web site.

In connection with any application, request or enquiry you make, some information may be made available to Westwood Shipping Lines affiliates some of which will be based in countries that do not have privacy laws.

Westwood Shipping Lines advocates that people carefully consider what information they share and who they share it with. We recommend that everyone develop good security habits. These include protecting and regularly changing your password, using computer virus protection, logging off when you finish using your computer, and consider the use of file or email encryption programs.

Questions about Westwood Shipping Lines Internet Privacy Policy may be directed to:

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please contact support@wsl.com or call 800-621-4371.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Westwood Shipping Lines may amend this Internet Privacy Policy from time to time. Please check back for updates.

Last Updated August, 2011