Stornoway Port Authority recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of anyone who visits the website. This Privacy statement sets out the policy adopted by Stornoway Port Authority towards the collection and use of information obtained from those visiting and using this site. By visiting or using the website you consent to the collection and use by Stornoway Port Authority of information about you in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and data protection legislation.

You use our website anonymously unless you choose to provide us with information about yourself. When registering with the site, completing a Contact Information Form or contacting us by e-mail, we obtain personal information (e.g. user’s name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone numbers, etc.) from you. This information will be held on our database and will be kept secure. The information will only be accessible to employees of the Port Authority involved in responding to your query / email. We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
At the end of the appropriate retention period your data will be securely and completely deleted. The information will not be made available for sale, and shall not be shared with third parties except where: -

  • you have consented; or
  • there is a legal requirement to do so

The personal information is used for notifying customers and partners of future updates to our products or services. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.  You have the right at any time to stop Stornoway Port Authority from contacting you for marketing purposes.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. When delivering services over the internet it is common practice to store small amounts of information on your computer or phone. This information is stored by your web browser in small files called cookies. The web server also automatically collects standard information such as a user’s IP address, browser type, operating system, access times, etc. Like many websites we use cookies; these are small electronic files which are placed on a user’s hard drive to identify a user. You can check your ‘Cookie’ file and delete those you do not want. You can also disable Cookies in your web browser so your computer will not receive them. The information received is used to monitor the volume, type and pattern of traffic using the website. Any such information held by Stornoway Port Authority will not be disclosed to a third party.

This website contains hypertext links. Stornoway Port Authority are not responsible for the privacy policies operated by the owners of those sites and does not accept responsibility for any information obtained by third parties as a result of use by you of such hypertext links. Our privacy policy applies only to our website.  If you click on a link to another website you should read their privacy policy.

Stornoway Port Authority would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following: –

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data held by Stornoway Port Authority.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Stornoway Port Authority correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Stornoway Port Authority to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Stornoway Port Authority erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Stornoway Port Authority restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Stornoway Port Authority’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Stornoway Port Authority transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Stornoway Port Authority reserves the right periodically to update or modify this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this site so users are always aware of the information collected, the reasons for such collection and the purposes, if any, to which Stornoway Port Authority may put such information. Stornoway Port Authority encourages users who may have specific concerns about the gathering or use of any such information to view this Privacy Statement regularly.
Please contact us at if you wish to have your personal information removed from a particular mailing list or database at any time.

Address: Amity House, Esplanade Quay, Stornoway, HS1 2XS
Telephone: 01851 702688