Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 2022


This Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (“Privacy Policy”) describes how we process your Personal Information. By accessing, visiting or using the Website, you acknowledge your understanding of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the contents of this Privacy Policy, you should not access, visit and/or use the Website.

This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time without prior notice to you. Your continued access, visitation and/or use of the Website will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy.

Definitions of Terms Used in this Policy

“Device” means any computer, tablet, mobile phone, or any other device capable of accessing the Website.

“GDPR” means the General Data Protection Regulation as adopted by the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and European Union member countries.

“Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer, Device, or household. Anonymous, de-identified, or aggregate information is not Personal Information.

“Website” means each website, mobile site, or application provided by us.

“Service Provider” means a for-profit legal entity to whom we disclose Personal Information for processing on our behalf for a business purpose pursuant to a written contract.

“We,” “Us,” “Our” and "GSL," whether capitalized or not, means Global Ship Lease, Inc. and our affiliates and subsidiaries

“You” or “Your,” whether capitalized or not, means all those who access, visit and/or use the Website.

Categories of Your Personal Information that We May Acquire

We may collect, obtain or otherwise acquire the following types of Personal Information about you, and we may make and retain inferences drawn from such information:

Categories of Personal Information



Real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, or email address

Internet or other electronic network activity information

Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, or application.


How We Acquire Your Personal Information

Personal Information You Provide . We may receive Personal Information directly provided by you through the Website.

Personal Information Automatically Collected . We may automatically collect certain information, some of which may be deemed Personal Information.

How We Use Your Personal Information

How we use your personal information


Our reasons


To provide services to you

For the effective provision of information, including responses to questions and comments you submit to us via the website.

To prevent and detect fraud against you or GSL

For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to minimize fraud that could be damaging for us and for you

Responding to audits, enquiries or investigations by regulatory bodies

To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations

Ensuring business policies are adhered to

For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to make sure we are following our own internal procedures so we can deliver the best service to you


Sharing of Your Personal Information with Third Parties.

Service Providers . We may share your Personal Information with Service Providers that perform services for us, but only for the purpose of and to the extent necessary to perform those services.

Affiliates . We share your Personal Information with our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and other related entities, and our advisors, including lawyers, consultants, accountants, and others.

Legal Requests . We may share your Personal Information to cooperate with official investigations or legal proceedings. We may also use Personal Information to protect our rights and property and those of our agents, customers, and others including to enforce our agreements, policies, and terms of use.

Business Transactions . If GSL or its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates or other related entities is involved in a business transaction, we may share your Personal Information in connection with such transaction. We may also share your Personal Information to legal, financial, insurance, or other advisors in connection with such business transaction or management of all or part of our business or operations.

Cookies and Related Technologies

We may place and/or store code or other types of information and/or software on your Device or within your browser, such as functionality cookies, locally shared objects, and HTML5 (collectively, “Local Device Storage”). We may independently or in conjunction use Local Device Storage in connection with the Website in a way that collects Personal Information for the purposes described in this Policy. Your Device or browser may include an option that allows you to disable Local Device Storage. For further information, visit

Transfer of Your Personal Information Among Jurisdictions

Your Personal Information may be processed, transferred to, and maintained on, servers and databases located outside of the jurisdiction in which you are based and where the privacy laws may not be as protective as your jurisdiction. We have put in place appropriate safeguards (such as contractual commitments) in accordance with applicable legal requirements to ensure that your data is adequately protected.

Protection of Your Personal Information

Security Measures . We take reasonable security measures to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of, Personal Information.

No Liability for Breach . Because no security system is impenetrable, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information. By using the Website you agree to assume all risk in connection with your Personal Information. We are not responsible for any loss of such Personal Information or the consequences thereof.


Breach Notification . If we believe the security of your Personal Information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you subject to applicable laws and regulations governing such notifications.

Erasure of Personal Data


Your Personal Information may be erased if this data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or was in any other way processed and if there are no legal obligations that require us to keep it.


Individual Rights

If you are a resident of the EEA, Switzerland or the United Kingdom, you are entitled to the following rights. Please contact our Data Protection Officer to exercise these rights by email at or as described at the end of this section. In order to verify your identity, we may require you to provide us with Personal Information prior to accessing any records about you.

  • Right to access and rectify your Personal Information. You have the right to obtain information about our processing of your Personal Information and a copy of your Personal Information that we store. You have the right to request that we update your Personal Information if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to request erasure of your Personal Information. You have the right to have your Personal Information erased from our systems under certain conditions.
  • Right to restrict our processing of your Personal Information. You have the right to restrict our processing, under certain conditions.
  • Right to portability of your Personal Information. You have the right to receive your Personal Information and to transmit it to another controller or directly to you, under certain conditions.
  • Right to object to our processing of your Personal Information. You have the right to object to our processing where we process Personal Information based on legitimate interest.
  • Right to lodge a complaint. You have the right to lodge a complaint about our collection and processing of your Personal Information to your Data Protection Authority. Contact details for Data Protection Authorities are available at

Data Protection Officer

If you have any concerns or questions about any aspect of this Privacy Policy, or would like to exercise any of the rights described above, please contact us at:

Data Protection Officer


Please include your name, contact information, and the specific website, mobile site, application, and/or other service in your request.

Only inquiries about this Privacy Policy or your Personal Information should be sent to the Data Protection Officer. No other communications will be accepted or responded to.