Privacy Notice

We’re committed to protecting and safeguarding your data privacy rights. This Privacy Notice explains how we collect, use and process your personal data.  This Privacy Notice applies to the personal data of our website users, clients and service providers.

Our Service

Ocean Associates Ltd (“the Company”) is a strategic sales and marketing consultancy offering sales, marketing and business support to organisations.  The Company must process personal data so that it can provide this this service – in doing so, the Company acts as a data controller.

Collection and use of personal data

We may obtain information about you:

  • If you contact us via our website, email, telephone, post or social media;
  • If you enquire about using our services;
  • If you engage us to provide our services;
  • From third parties such as mutual contacts and agencies;
  • Publicly available resources including the Internet and Social Media.

For the purposes of providing you with this service we will only use your personal data in accordance with the terms of the following statement.

The Company will collect and process your personal data for the purposes of providing you with Our Service, as stated above.  In some cases, we may be required to use your data for the purpose of investigating, reporting and to comply with laws that apply to us.

The legal bases we rely upon to offer these services to you are:

  1. Contract i.e. to fulfil a contractual obligation that we have with you.

Some of your personal data is a contractual requirement and/or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.  We process your information on this basis using secure databases.

  1. Legal Obligation i.e. to fulfil a legal obligation that we have.

Data is held for use by the government, HMRC and law enforcement.  We process your information on this basis using secure databases.

  1. Legitimate Interest i.e. when there is a clear benefit to us or others with a limited privacy impact on you and you should reasonably expect us to use your data in that way without the need for full upfront control (i.e. consent) or to bother you with disruptive consent requests when you are unlikely to object to the processing.

We may process your personal data for the purposes of our own legitimate interests such as for business development, marketing, or management purposes. We process your information on this basis using secure databases.

Sharing your information:

We may share your personal information with third parties, these include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Service providers who we may choose to engage to assist us in providing Our Service
  • the government, law enforcement agencies and other regulators e.g. HMRC.
  • Our technology partners such as our software suppliers, IT support services and Google Analytics. For more information on Google Analytics, including how to opt out, please see our Cookie Policy page.

Not all of these will apply to all individuals.

Data retention

The Company will retain your personal data only for a maximum of 2 years.

Your individual rights

Please be aware that you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.


If you have any questions about this privacy notice or any of the procedures set out in it, please contact us via our website at

You also have the right to raise concerns with Information Commissioner’s Office on 0303 123 1113 or at, or any other relevant supervisory authority should your personal data be processed outside of the UK, if you believe that your data protection rights have not been adhered to.


Last updated 10th February 2020