EasyTide is a web based tidal prediction service provided by the UK Hydrographic Office. EasyTide provides you, as a user, with two levels of service:
The service also provides you with the opportunity to register with the site, helping to personalise certain pages such as the Notice Board for example. When requesting extended predictions you will be asked to submit payment details before the prediction can be generated.
You should not use any EasyTide service as a navigational aid for large vessels. Such vessels should use the UKHO's TotalTide product. Details of where to obtain TotalTide can be found at www.ukho.gov.uk/ProductsandServices/DigitalPublications/Pages/ATT.aspx
The UKHO has a firm commitment to maintaining the security and confidentiality of personal information collected on the Site. It is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. Please refer to www.ukho.gov.uk/pages/PrivacyPolicy.aspx for further information.
To enable you to use the EasyTide service the UKHO will place a 'cookie' onto your computer. Its purpose is to store any preferences you may set up in your use of the service. Your browser must be configured to allow cookies if you want your preferences to be remembered. Please refer to your browser provider if you have any questions about this.
Your payment for the service will be handled by the UKHO's appointed payment service provider, SECpay. The UKHO has used reasonable endeavours in the appointment of the payment service provider to ensure the security of your payment details. Further information about the appointed payment service provider can be found at www.secpay.comThe UKHO advises that you ensure you are happy to have your payment details handled by this provider before entering into any transaction for the EasyTide service.
Once you have completed the Payment form and submitted it, the form will be checked by SECpay. If SECpay is satisfied that it has all the information it needs you will receive an email from the UKHO advising you that the service is available for use. A contract between you and the UKHO is formed when payment is received by SECPay.
The UKHO's website Terms and Conditions form part of the contract and you are advised to read them, they can be found at www.ukho.gov.uk/pages/termsandconditions.aspx
Terms and conditions specific to the EasyTide service are as follows:Provision of the Service