Privacy Policy

Your Privacy Is Important To Us

We understand your concerns regarding privacy and are committed to protecting it. GSL conforms to the highest ethical standards on the Internet. Any information that you give us about yourself, or that we collect, is always held with the utmost care and security, and that information will only be used in the ways described below.

How Do We Use The Information That We Collect?

We use the information that we collect about you to:

  • Quickly and accurately process information and respond to enquiries you submit to GSL
  • Provide a helpful and efficient Web experience to meet your needs
  • Help us constantly improve our site and your online experience

Online Request for Information

If you place an online request for registration or pre registration, we need to know your contact name, email address etc. This allows us to process and fulfill your request and reply in a timely manner.

GSL provides you with the opportunity to download PDF files.

We use return e-mail addresses to answer e-mails that we receive. We use information that you provide (individual and aggregate) to better design our website, and to communicate with GSL stakeholders and the public. We will analyze this information for trends and statistics about site traffic. We also may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Your IP address may be used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.

User Conduct:

You shall not in any manner: (i) distribute, use or make copies of, or otherwise duplicate any materials contained on the website, except as expressly authorized under these terms or authorized by GSL; (ii) make the website, or any materials contained on the website, available to any unauthorized third party; (ii) sell, loan, rent, lease, re-license, sublicense, transmit, distribute, re-distribute, or timeshare the website, or create any Internet "link" to the website without prior express written authorization from GSL, or "frame" or "mirror" the materials or services contained on or accessible from the website on any other server or Internet-based device; (iii) cause or permit the reverse engineering, disassembly, decompilation of, or any other attempt to derive any software comprising or available through the website, except to the extent permitted by law; or (iv) remove, alter, amend, or otherwise tamper with any titles, trademarks, copyright, restricted rights notices, or other proprietary rights legend, or any license agreement, included or provided with the website. In addition, without limitation, You agree not to use the website: (a) to harvest, collect, gather or assemble any materials for other than internal, noncommercial use; (b) to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; (c) to transmit or post any material or information which is unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, threatening, harmful, abusive, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable; (d) to transmit any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, including any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, or right of publicity; (d) to transmit any material that contains software viruses or other harmful or deleterious computer code, files or programs such as Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots; (e) to interfere with or disrupt servers or networks connected to the website, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (f) to attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the website, through password mining or any other means; or (g) to harass or interfere with another user's use and enjoyment of the website.

Web Statistics

GSL monitors site traffic and usage patterns to better determine what we think you'd be interested in viewing. This also helps us to improve our website.

Please note that contains links to other sites as a service to our visitors. The registration information you provide will not be passed on to these sites when you link from GSL. GSL is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites; the privacy policy in this document is relevant for the website only.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are files or pieces of information that may be stored in your computer's hard drive when you visit a website. We use cookies to better tailor our site and our products/services to your interests and needs. Cookies may also be used to help speed up your future activities, or to improve your user experience by remembering the information that you have already provided to us. We do not use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not voluntarily provided by you (ex. when ordering a book). The use of cookies is an industry standard and you will find them at most websites. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent so that you can flush them from your browser if you object to their presence.

Information Sharing

GSL will not share your information with any outside source without first obtaining your written permission. As a company policy we will not provide any other organization with your personal information.

Questions or Comments

If you have any questions about GSL's Privacy Policy, the practices of this site or your dealings with this website, please contact:

Global Ship Lease, Inc.

Your use of this website signifies that you consent to our Privacy Policy as described in this document. GSL reserves the right to change or update its Privacy Policy at any time by notifying visitors of the existence and location of the new or revised Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 6, 2007.