Privacy Policy

Your personal privacy is of paramount importance to us at the North Group. 

This privacy notice is intended to provide you with details of how we collect and use your personal data, as well as explaining your rights as a data subject,  in accordance with UK Data Protection Legislation and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”). 

Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation personal data is defined as: ‘Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person’.

Who Are We?

We are:

  • North of England Protecting and Indemnity Association Limited (Registered Number: 00505456).
  • North of England P&I Designated Activity Company (Registered Number: 628183).
  • Sunderland Marine Insurance Company Limited (Registered Number: 00016432).
  • Marine Insurance Australia Limited (ACN 11992049).
  • Aquaculture Risk (Management) Limited: (Company number: 7277271).
  • North of England Marine Consultant (Shanghai) Ltd. Co.

(Collectively referred to as the: North Group; we; us).

Our contact details can be found here.

Who is our Data Protection Officer?

Our Data Protection Officer is the Head of Group Compliance, who can be contacted at or telephone on 0191 232 5221.

How do I make a complaint to a supervisory authority?                                  

Any breach of the GDPR / Data Protection Act will be taken seriously and if you consider that the data protection principles have not been followed in respect of personal data about yourself or others you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority.

Our data protection supervisory authority is the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioners Office.  If you have any issues with our processing of your personal data and would like to make a complaint, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office on 0303 123 1113 or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, United Kingdom.

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Changes to the policy

This Policy was last updated January 2019. We reserve the right to make changes to this policy as required.


If you require this privacy notice information to be provided to you in paper form please contact:

  • Our Data Protection Officer, at or telephone on 0191 232 5221.