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Privacy and Cookies Policy

The Port of London Authority respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. Our privacy policy will inform you as to how we look after your personal data and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. 

The Port of London Authority abides by the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulations. 

This web site uses "Google Analytics" for the collection of anonymous statistical information about users of the site.

Telephone calls, VHF radio traffic and CCTV/radar images may be recorded in the Vessel Traffic Service Centres at Gravesend and Woolwich.

Our full Privacy Notice is available as a downloadable PDF.


We make use of cookies to gather valuable information about how users move around the site. This enables us to understand how the site is used and to make improvements. The information we gather by use of cookies does not include personally identifying information.

Three of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and will have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but please note that parts of the site may not work.

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Google Analytics
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

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