The IMRF Bookshop website will remain open to receive orders during the festive season, but we will not be processing any orders from 23 December 2022 - 2 January 2023 inclusive. We will start processing orders again as of 3 January 2023. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your internet browser on to your computer's hard drive.

Like most website providers, the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) uses cookies to enable us to make a link between you and the information you have provided to our website and therefore provide you with personalised content, so that we can give you a better experience when you return.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, although you can choose not to.

To ensure you get the best from our websites, we advise that users keep cookies active on their machine whilst visiting our website. You can manually disable and enable cookies on your PC.

The process will depend on your browser and is usually part of your 'Security Settings'.

However, if you disable cookies from your browser, you will experience issues while trying to view or interact with this site.

For further information about managing and disabling cookies, you can refer to your browser's help section or user guide.

Alternatively, the Interactive Advertising Bureau has produced a series of web pages (see, which explain to users how cookies work and can be managed.

What Cookies Do We Store?

The cookies used on all the IMRF websites are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories: 

Strictly Necessary

'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, forms, shops, and baskets.

These cookies don't collect any information about you that could be used for marketing, or remembering where you've been on the internet.


'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website, e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors.

These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.


'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services, or to remember settings to improve your visit.

Targeting or Advertising

'Targeting' cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.

They are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons.

The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

This policy was last updated in October 2020.