In 2012, P&O proudly celebrated 175 years since its foundation in 1837.
P&O Heritage exists to preserve and celebrate the maritime history and collections of one of the best known shipping companies in the world.
From our beginnings in 1837, millions of passengers have travelled on P&O ships. Our extensive research guides will help you find passenger lists and access crew records.
Use the site to explore our online collections, research our historic ships and find out more about P&O's 175 years of history.
Take a Journey through our new Timeline and discover even more about P&O...
The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (“P&OSNCo.”) is committed to protecting your privacy and any personal Information which we obtain from you will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and any other laws or regulations currently in force in the United Kingdom (the Data Protection Legislation).
For the purpose of Data Protection legislation, the data controller is The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company of 16 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JQ.
There will be areas of the site that will require you to provide certain information in order for you to be able to contact us, leave comments, use any interactive element of our site or sign up for email alerts. We use the information we collect to:
- To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
- To carry out our rights and obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
- To notify you about changes to our service.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
The site uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for P&OSNCo.
We will not (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Further information identifying the name of, uses of information collected by, and expiry dates of the Google Analytics cookies used by P&OSNCo websites can be found here:
These cookies can be rejected or deleted by following the instructions for your browser set out here:
Please note that this privacy and cookies policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third party websites which may be linked to this website.
By using this website and/or providing your personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of personal data by us set out in this privacy and cookies policy.
LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES
This website provides links to external sites, to ensure our visitors are able to find all the information they require, and direct access to a print on demand service provided by Cabinet UK Limited under licence from P&OSNCo. Please refer to Cabinet UK’s own Terms & Conditions and Privacy Statement found on the ‘Shop’ pages of our website. If you follow a link to any of third party website, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Please be aware that P&OSNCo. are unable to accept responsibility for the security of any information that you choose to divulge to any external websites.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at the above address or using our online enquiry form. If you wish to unsubscribe from our Newsletter please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Data Protection Legislation gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Any changes to the way P&OSNCo. collects or uses data will be promptly reflected in this policy. For any queries as to the collection or use of your personal data, please contact us.