Privacy Policy


This Privacy Notice will help you understand how we collect, use and protect your personal data when you interact with us using My Boat. Please take a few moments to read the sections below and learn how we may use personal data. You should also show this notice to anyone who may be processing your information on your behalf.

We retain the data in My Boat for seven years after conclusion of our relationship with you.

The data controller is Munich Re Specialty Insurance (UK) Limited, Union, 2-10 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 6LW.

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or about your Data Subject Rights including:

  • Subject Access Request: To access your personal data and information around its processing.
  • Rectification: To have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate.
  • Restrict Processing: To restrict processing where your personal
  • data is inaccurate or the processing is unlawful.
  • Objecting to direct marketing.
  • Data Portability: The transfer of your personal data to another Data Controller.
  • Erasure: To have your personal data removed or deleted.

Please contact the Data Protection Officer at:

Munich Re Specialty Insurance (UK) Ltd

St Helen’s

1 Undershaft




What Information Do We Collect About You?

We will collect your personal data when you upload it to My Boat.

Personal Data

Categories of data

Types of information processed

Where the data may come from

Who we may disclose the data to

Purpose of processing

Lawful basis of processing

Individual information


Your email address and IP address of computer used.


GJWDirect if you are a policy holder or have requested a quote.

The insurer (if you have a policy or have requested a quote).

Group companies providing administration.

Setting you up as a client of My Boat.

We may also use the information you have uploaded to your My Boat profile to personalise your repeated visits.

Performance of our contract with you.


Non-personal data collected online

Please see our cookie policy on our website -


The information you upload to your My Boat profile will only be used for marketing if you have consented and subscribed in to receive our marketing communications.  

If you have opted into marketing, the lawful basis will be consent.

If you have opted in to receive marketing material from GJW Direct or group companies (which includes any company of whom the ultimate parent company is Munich Re Specialty Group Limited), we will contact you from time to time by telephone, post, newsletter, e-mail or SMS to keep you informed with news, products or services, including but not limited to boat insurance together with carefully selected offers or promotions which we feel may be of interest to you. Other carefully selected companies may also contact you by post.

If you would like to receive marketing material or you have opted in and want it to stop please contact us by using the email address, Tel: 0151 473 8000 or write to The Data Protection Officer at the above address.

We may also monitor or record calls, e-mails, SMS messages or other communications in accordance with UK law, and in particular for:

  • Business purposes such as quality control and training;
  • Processing necessary for entering into or performance of a contract;
  • Prevention of unauthorised use of our telecommunication system and websites;
  • Ensuring effective systems operations;
    Meeting any legal obligations;
  • Protecting your vital interests;
  • Prevention or detection of crime;
  • For the legitimate interests of the data controller.


We treat your personal data as private and confidential.

The disclosures we make have been detailed in Section 2 above.

We would like to bring to your attention our obligations to disclose information in the following four exceptional cases permitted by law, and the other situations as set out below.

These are:

  • Where we are legally compelled to do so;
  • Where there is a duty to the public to disclose;
  • Where disclosure is required to protect our interest;
  • Where disclosure is made at your request or with your consent.

Also, from time to time we will employ agents and sub-contractors to process your personal data on our behalf. These include IT Software Suppliers and Payment Services Suppliers. The same duty of confidentiality and security will apply to them and all processing will be carried out under our instruction.

Information Security

Your privacy is important to us and we follow strict security and organisational procedures in the processing, storage, destruction of your information.  This is to prevent unauthorised access or loss of your information.  We encrypt special categories of personal data in transit and at rest.

Transfer of data

We will not transfer your personal data to countries that do not provide an adequate level of data protection.  Your personal data may be disclosed to companies within the Group outside the UK or EEA and to Service Providers outside the UK or EEA.

Privacy support

We reserve the right to amend or modify this Privacy Notice at any time and in response to changes in applicable law.

If you are unhappy with any response or have a complaint.  You can raise this with:

The Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane