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This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Oliver Heer Ocean Racing Ltd collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “user”) of this website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all contents on it.

Personal identification information


We may decide to collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, subscribe to any form of regular communication such as a newsletter, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, an email address to maintain contact. We may collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users will always be told, and therefore aware if this occurs. Users can of course always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. Furthermore, we shall securely disregard any personal information we may hold, upon request.


Non-personal identification information


We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer (device) and technical information about users' means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information.


Web browser cookies


Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance the user experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. If we practice this, it is in a non-invasive way and only to optimise the user experience of the Site. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, please note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.


How we use collected information

Oliver Heer Ocean Racing Ltd. will only ever collect and/or use users personal information for the following purposes:


To improve our Site: we continually strive to improve the user experience, effectiveness and value of the website to you based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

To potentially send any potential periodic emails: If a user decides to opt-in to our newsletter mailing list, they could receive emails that may include Oliver Heer news, updates, blogs, or related product or service information for a partner, sponsor or third party, etc. Any information would be factual, and of course of no obligation to enter into any form of contract for services (transactional or otherwise). If at any time the user would like to unsubscribe from receiving any future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or newsletter.

How we protect your information


We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.


Sharing your personal information


We do not sell, trade, or rent users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with any business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. From time to time, we may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes above, provided that you have given us your permission to do so.


Third-party websites


Users may find content on our Site that links to other third parties such as partners or sponsors or any other affiliated brand/organisation that may have a link to the Vendée Globe non-stop round the world yacht race. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


Changes to this Privacy Policy


Oliver Heer Ocean Racing Ltd. has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


Your acceptance of these terms


By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


Contacting us


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at


March 2024

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