Legal Terms & Conditions

 

INTRODUCTION

This website is operated by the Department of Merchant Shipping (DMS).


USE OF WEBSITE

The use and access of pages of the website is subject to the terms and conditions set out below. The terms and conditions apply to all users of this web site. By accessing, browsing and/ or using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by and comply with the present Terms of Use and with the applicable Cyprus legislation in force. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions contained herein, you are not authorized to access this website or use any of the website’s services.

The information available on this website is intended as a guide only and every reasonable effort shall be made to keep it current and accurate. It does not however purport to be a legal interpretation. The web site may contain typographical errors or certain inaccuracies and the DMS reserves the right to correct any such errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to update information at any time, without prior notice.

In the event of any discrepancy between the version of a document obtained from this website and the designated official version, the designated official version is the authorative one.


PAYMENTS THROUGH JCCSMART.COM WEBSITE

Payments in this website are performed through JCCsmart.com. By submitting your credit card details, you understand and agree that JCC will charge the credit card you entered for the amount of the transaction. Please read JCCsmart.com’ s relevant information and Terms of Use.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All the information on this Website including all images is the copyrighted material of the DMS except as otherwise indicated. Copying, downloading, republishing, distributing, or reproducing any of the information on this Website is prohibited without the prior written consent of the DMS unless the information is for personal use.


PERSONAL DATA

The DMS is committed to the protection in the highest degree possible of the Personal Data of the users of this Website and undertakes to lawfully process these data in accordance with and pursuant to Law N. 138 (I)/ 2001 on the Processing of Personal Data (Protection of the Individual) Law as amended from time to time. The DMS further undertakes not to disclose the Personal Data of the Users of this Website unless such disclosure is required by Law or if the users provide their written consent.


The personal data of the users will be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information. The DMS undertakes to take all reasonable precautions to protect security of the Personal Data of the users from any loss or unauthorized use, access or disclosure. Please see our Private Policy to learn how the DMS collects, uses and shares your personal information.


LINKS TO THIRD PART SITES

Links to external sites are provided for the user's convenience. The DMS does not review, endorse, approve or control and is not responsible for any sites linked from or to this website, the contents of those sites, the third parties named therein or their products and services. Linking to any other site is at your sole risk and the DMS will not be responsible or liable damages in connection with linking.


EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

The information provided on this website is believed to be reliable when posted. The DMS cannot guarantee that information will be accurate, complete and current at all times. In no event will the DMS be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damage sustained by any user as a result of his/her reliance on information contained in this website and/or use of this web site and/or use of any other linked site, including, without limitation, any loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise.


AMENDMENT OF TERMS OF USE

DMS reserves the right to make any modifications to this website, including terminating, changing, suspending or continuing any aspect of the web site at any time, without notice and to impose additional rules or limits on the use of the web site. By using this Website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore regularly visit this page to determine the current terms to which you are bound.


BREACH OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

In cases of a breach of these Terms of Use by any User, the DMS may and will take all necessary action to protect its rights. The DMS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.


GOVERNING LAW

The use of this Website shall be governed by the Law of the Republic of Cyprus.


PRIVATE POLICY

This Private Policy sets out how the DMS uses and protects any information that you give when using this website.

The DMS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The DMS may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page form time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


Collection of Personal Information

We may collect the following information:

• Name and job title.

• Contact information including email address, work address and telephone numbers.

• Demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests.

• Other information relevant to customer surveys.


Use of Personal Information

We require this information to operate the website and in order to deliver the services that you have requested, and in particular for the following reasons:

• Internal record keeping.

• We may use this information to improve our services.

• We may periodically send promotional emails about future events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.


Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to secure your personal.


Controlling your personal information

The DMS does not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the below email address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


Changes to this Policy

The DMS will occasionally update this Private Policy. If you believe that the DMS has not adhered to this Private Policy please contact the DMS at maritimeadmin@dms.mcw.gov.cy. We will use all reasonable endeavours to promptly determine and remedy the problem.


Consent

I hereby provide my consent to the use of my personal data as indicated in this Privacy Policy. The provision of this consent does not exclude the obligation of the DMS and/or of other parties as the case may be to obtain the prior free, explicit and specific consent whenever required in accordance with Law N.138(I)/2001 on the Processing of Personal Data (Protection of the Individual).