Privacy Policy

It is intended that the present privacy policy (hereinafter referred to as “Privacy Policy”) complies with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as “GDPR”). In addition, the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use govern the treatment by us of any information, including but not limited to personally identifiable information (personal data), you may from time to time submit to us. Please note that certain information, statements and content which you may voluntarily submit to us, could reveal your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, age, and/or other personal data about you. The Privacy Policy applies to all personal data, as same are defined in the GDPR, including the special categories of personal data, which are processed by Aegean Shipping Management SA, in its capacity as data controller, for all individuals with whom it has a business (or other) relationship, including but not limited to its employees, seafarers employed on board vessels it manages and business partners, external consultants, clients, suppliers, visitors and job applicants.
You fully acknowledge, confirm, accept and agree that when you submit personal data and/or non-personal information of whatever nature and/or content to Aegean Shipping Management SA voluntarily, you agree with the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

1. Collection and Use of Personal Data
We may collect personal data including but not limited to your name, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, date of birth, contact preferences and other information only when voluntarily provided by you. Our website is intended for a general audience, however, we do not knowingly collect personal data about any person under the age of 18. We may also use the personal data you may submit for internal/administrative purposes such as data analysis and research to improve Aegean’s Shipping Management SA management systems.

2. Protection of Personal data
The protection of your personal data is a major priority to us. We respect your right to confidentiality and we take precautions including technical, operational and physical measures to protect your personal data against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We place appropriate restrictions on access to personal data and implement appropriate measures and controls to store and transfer data securely. Privacy impact assessments are also conducted, as necessary, in accordance with Aegeans’ Shipping Management SA policies and the applicable legislation. The personal data you voluntarily submit is visible to Aegeans’ Shipping Management SA shore-based personnel. You are responsible for the personal data you choose to submit in these instances. When your personal data are no longer needed, we securely delete or encrypt them. We may also save your personal data for a longer period of time, as necessary, in order to fulfil a legal obligation which requires processing by law or in order for us to protect or defend our legal rights.

3. Purposes of Processing Personal Data
We may use and process the data you submit in order to accommodate your requests and inquiries and comply with applicable laws and legislation. Your personal data are required for communication purposes with a view of potentially setting up a collaboration with you. Your data may also be used and processed in considering an application for a vacancy within our Company. Without this data Aegean Shipping Management SA will not be able to communicate with you or enter into a contractual agreement with you. This includes both business and employment contracts.
Aegean Shipping Management SA may maintain personal data for:
• suppliers
• service providers
• business partners
• consultants and professional advisors
• enquirers, complainants
• employees
• claimants

4. Your Rights over your personal data
You have rights over the personal data we store/process for you. Such rights include:
• Access to a copy of your personal data;
• Object to processing;
• Stop receiving direct marketing material;
• Object to decisions being taken by automated means;
• Have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed;
• Claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the GDPR.
Should you ever wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact Aegean Shipping Management SA (legal@aegean-shipping.com). We respect your right to access your data, and if requested, we will correct, amend or delete your personal data, as necessary. In order to give you access to your personal data, we may request proof of identity and sufficient information so that we can locate any relevant data. If requested, subject to any legal requirements and other obligations and factors, we will correct or amend your personal data, as appropriate.

5. Transferring Your Personal Data
Your personal data collected by Aegean Shipping Management SA may be stored and processed in the European Union or in any other country as necessary. Should Aegean Shipping Management SA need to transfer your personal data, Aegean Shipping Management SA will take all necessary and appropriate measures to ensure that the transfer of your personal data is conducted securely and in compliance with the requirements of the GDPR.

6. Position Openings
Aegean Shipping Management SA may from time to time post job opportunities on its website. Suitable candidates may forward their CV in accordance with the instructions and the “Notice of Processing of Personal Data” as provided in that section of the website. The acceptance of the users’ CV does not in any way constitute an offer of employment. Aegean Shipping Management SA exercises reasonable efforts to maintain the confidentiality of the CVs of the candidates in accordance with the applicable laws and legislation.

7. Cookie Policy
We use cookies to ensure we give you the best experience on our website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make the website work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to Aegean Shipping Management SA. This information is collected by the users’ browser (Service Provider, IP address, browser type, operating system, websites previously visited, time of the server enquiry) and cannot be credited to a specific user, therefore no personal identification can be registered by our systems. The user remains anonymous.

8. Privacy and Cookie Statement
The Privacy Policy accounts for the way in which we protect the privacy of our users. By accessing, browsing or using this website you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree with the provisions contained herein. If you do not agree with the terms herein, please do not use this website and delete the cookies placed by the website.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to update the Privacy Policy and cookie policy at any time without providing you with prior notice to you. In the event of a reorganization, merger, or change of control we reserve the right to transfer any and all personal information collected to the relevant third party.

Aegean Shipping Management S.A., 10 Akti Kondili, Piraeus, Greece, 185 45 Tel: (+30) 210 4586000 Fax: (+30) 210 4586242

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