Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy aims at providing you with more information on what cookies are, how we intend to use them on this Seastar Shipping  website and how to know more about these cookies. If you would like more information about Seastar’s privacy policy overall, please visit our dedicated webpage.

This Cookie Policy that applies to the website was last updated on September 2014.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information, usually a small text file, that is generated by a web server and saved on your device. A primary objective of cookies is to improve your user experience while surfing the web, to help websites make your next visit easier, for instance by storing your user preferences such as your country, language or contact details etc.

Opting Out and Disabling Cookies

Most browsers have cookies enabled by default. To learn more on how to disable all cookies on your browser, please go to the website, available in various languages. Also, would you like to disable some cookies we use on this website you can ‘opt out’ using the links provided in the description of cookies below.

Please note that if you chose to disable some cookies that we use, you may experience reduced functionality or be prevented from using parts of this website.

Cookies used on this Seastar Shipping website

At SeastarShipping, we use cookies on this website for the following categories of purposes:

  • Technical
  • Functional / Commenting and Sharing on social medias
  • Functional / Talent recruiting
  • Analytics

The cookies on this website are either set by us (called “First party cookies”) or by Seastar’s third party partners (known as “Third party cookies”) and are further described below, per category. Those presented with an asterisk (*) are session cookies, meaning that they expire when the user closes their browser.


Cookies in this category are used to check technical settings of your browser for us to deliver the best possible experience on this website.

Wordpress is the content management system used to host this website. Drupal uses the “has_js” (*) cookie to check whether your browser has Javascript enabled. Please note that it is not currently possible for this website to function without setting this cookie.

Youtube is a video hosting service from Google used to provide video to visitors to this website. Youtube cookies used are “PREF”, “VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE”, “YSC” (*), “GEUP” and “ACTIVITY” (*).

It is to be noted that the “VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE” cookie is used to estimate the bandwidth.


Cookies in this category allow us to get measures on how visitors navigate this website, in order to for us to have a better understanding of how this website is used by visitors, for instance who visits this website, how visitors arrive (e.g. direct hit, via search engine), what pages visitors are looking at, how long they stay on the site before they leave, in order to in the end optimize and improve this website. Beyond the examples below, we also use Google Analytics, Marketo and Acquia Lift standard cookies

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