Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how Jobs in Maritime Ltd uses and protects the personal information provided by you irrespective of your nationality or citizenship. The Policy applies to all living persons whose data we hold in their capacity as private individuals and forms part of our efforts to ensure that we comply with Data Protection regulations and with our Data Protection Policy. How we manage personal information relating to individuals who are Clients or Potential Clients Jobs in Maritime is contained in our Client Data Policy.

Jobs in Maritime Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide particular information by which you may be identified when using our services, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the Jobs in Maritime Data Protection Policy and this Privacy Policy.

Jobs in Maritime Ltd may make periodic changes to this Policy. We strongly advise you to check this page from time to time to ensure that you are familiar with the current version. For your information, this Policy was reviewed and updated January 2019.

By providing your personal data to Jobs in Maritime, you consent to the use, administering and sharing of your information on the terms set out in this Policy. You may at any time post submission request that your data is deleted. If you disagree with the administering of your data in the way described below, please do not provide your personal data to us.

Whilst Jobs in Maritime takes all reasonably practical precautions to ensure the protection of your privacy when using our website, the use of the internet is not completely secure and, as a result, we are unable to guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the internet.

What Information is Gathered

Jobs in Maritime is governed by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003 (EAA) in the Uk. We are required to verify your identity, that you are legally entitled and willing to work in a location and position which the hiring company is seeking to fill; and that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any certifications which the hiring company considers necessary or are required by law or by professional bodies.

Jobs in Maritime will gather and retain your personal data to enable us to meet requirements which may include, but is not limited to:

  • full name;
  • address and other contact details;
  • employment history;
  • qualifications;
  • nationality / right to work;
  • salary and benefits
  • other relevant information which may comprise sensitive private data.

This information is gathered using the following methods:

  • the Jobs in Maritime website when you open an account and/or pursue employment opportunities;
  • telephone calls;
  • communication with us by email, letter, messaging or text;
  • with your approval, contact with external parties such as named referees.

We will contact you periodically as part of our review process to ensure that the information we hold remains current.

How Information is Used

Your personal data is retained, used and shared by us in our business operations to provide our services to you including the following:

Recruitment Services – when we add you to our Client/Candidate Portal and Database which is used to undertake job searches for current opportunities. Where your profile matches the requirements of the hiring company, Jobs in Maritime will:

  • contact you by telephone or email inviting you to register your interest;
  • review your profile and any supporting documents provided to ascertain whether you meet the criteria of the hiring company.

Where an application is submitted for a specific available role, your CV will be reviewed along with any supporting documents provided to ascertain your suitability for that role, based on which a preliminary interview will be held to aid the shortlisting process. If you are a match for the role, your permission will be gained prior to sharing your personal details with the hiring company.

In some instances, additionally, we may seek your permission to provide your personal details to hiring companies for other roles that you may be considered suitable.

Research – we may contact you when carrying out research such as salary surveys.

Updates and Marketing – As well as emails to inform you of vacancies, Jobs in Maritime will send you our Newsletters, Mailers & Bulletins. To register, please visit our website.

Disclosure of Personal Information – under normal circumstances, Jobs in Maritime will not disclose personal information without the consent of the individual. However, we are obliged to share your information pursuant to a court order and / or to appropriate authorities where Jobs in Maritime is legally required to do so.

How Long is Information Retained

Jobs in Maritime will retain your personal data for as long as you permit us to do so. Effectively your job seeker status will remain active until we receive confirmation from you that you no longer require our services at which point your details will be deleted.

Jobs in Maritime We reserves the right to remove your personal data where your experience, qualifications and skills set are not relevant for the types of roles hiring companies wish us to fill.

What Are Your Rights?

Where the service provided is no longer of interest to you, you may instruct us to remove your data and to ‘be forgotten. This action will be carried out immediately upon receipt of your instruction.

You have the right to make a Subject Access Request at any time by emailing the Data Protection Lead at info@jobsinmaritime.com. The Data Protection Lead must verify the identity of anyone making a subject access request and subject to verification will attempt to respond to the request and provide the relevant information and/or confirmation within 30 days of receipt of the request.

If you believe that the personal information that we hold on you is incorrect, you may request to see this information and have it amended or deleted.

Should you wish to make a complaint on how we have managed your personal information, please send an email to the Data Protection Lead at info@jobsinmaritime.com.

The Data Protection Lead will confirm the identity of those contacting Jobs in Maritime. Where contact is made by telephone, we reserve the right to request that your query is made in writing.

If you have a concern about the way we are gathering or using your personal data, we ask that you raise your concern with us in the first instance by emailing info@jobsinmaritime.com or telephoning 020 3588 5175. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at https://ico.org.uk/concerns.

How We Use Cookies

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This section describes what information is gathered, how it is used and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies

How We Use Cookies

Jobs in Maritime uses cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser ‘Help’ for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. It is, therefore recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

When you submit data to us using our ‘Upload CV’ button or ‘Apply for Job’ forms or by email using the ‘Contact Us‘ page cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.