Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Fisheries Secretariat (FishSec) uses the personal information which you may give to us.

We may collect personal information, such as your name, email address and occupation, when you provide it to us voluntarily. Any information by which you can be identified will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. We will never sell your information.

FishSec may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from Wednesday May 24th, 2018.

If you have any questions about how we use your personal information, would like a copy of the information held about you, or if you wish to update your details please contact us at

What we collect:

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and information such as email address, country, job title, organisation, and sector

What we do with the information we gather:

We use this information:

  • For internal record keeping
  • To send out the Fisheries Secretariat newsletter, policy updates and information which we think you may find interesting and useful


Cookies help analyse web traffic and provide information on when particular sites are visited. They can help to improve the usability of our website by enabling us to monitor which pages are accessed. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

No longer receiving information

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Last updated: July 16, 2020