Introduction

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US/EU/International privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website. 

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

Only anonymous information used in cookies (see below).

When do we collect information?

Never. We do not collect any information from you.

How do we protect visitor information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We use regular Malware Scanning.

We use an SSL certificate (see below).
We only provide articles and information regarding our company and our services.

We never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses, or credit card numbers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any data collected by the use of cokkies in our web site margetis.com

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. See in the next link: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We do not use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Although, Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Regarding the “Anonymous web browsing principle” we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.
Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:

Via Email.

Users are able to change their personal information:

Via Email.

How does our site handle do not track signals?

We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act). When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:We will notify the users via email within 7 business days. We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. We do not collect your email address, send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Compliance with the GDPR of E.U.

Our web site margetis.com does not collect any personal data from its web visitors. There is no contact form in our web pages nor comment area in our posts or pages. We do not provide any form of forum or any online chat capability. Therefore our web site margetis.com is compliant with the GDPR of E.U. For more information regarting this regulation please visit the following link: https://www.eugdpr.org/the-regulation.html

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Finally our web sites use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) as a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between your browser and our web server hosting our web sites. SSL allows sensitive information to be transmitted securely. More specifically, SSL is a security protocol. Protocols describe how algorithms should be used. In this case, the SSL protocol determines variables of the encryption for both the link and the data being transmitted. All browsers have the capability to interact with secured web servers using the SSL protocol. However, the browser and the server need what is called an SSL Certificate to be able to establish a secure connection. You can notice the existance of our SSL protocol as a green text with a pedlock appearing infront of our domain names in the top of your browser at the address bar.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

margetis.com
65, Akti Miaouli
Piraeus, 18537
Greece

e-mail: piraeus@margetis.com

(Last Edited on 2018-03-01)

GOOGLE Transparency Report   (click for more)

PRIVACY POLICY

TERMS OF USE

COOKIES POLICY

QUALITY POLICY

ENVIROMENTAL POLICY

INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY

PRIVACY POLICY

TERMS OF USE

COOKIES POLICY

Introduction

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US/EU/International privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website. 

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

Only anonymous information used in cookies (see below).

When do we collect information?

Never. We do not collect any information from you.

How do we protect visitor information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We use regular Malware Scanning.

We use an SSL certificate (see below).
We only provide articles and information regarding our company and our services.

We never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses, or credit card numbers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any data collected by the use of cokkies in our web site margetis.com

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. See in the next link: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We do not use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Although, Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Regarding the “Anonymous web browsing principle” we agree to the following:

Users can visit our site anonymously.
Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum on the first significant page after entering our website.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can be easily be found on the page specified above.

Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:

Via Email.

Users are able to change their personal information:

Via Email.

How does our site handle do not track signals?

We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act). When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information. In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:We will notify the users via email within 7 business days. We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations. We do not collect your email address, send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

Compliance with the GDPR of E.U.

Our web site margetis.com does not collect any personal data from its web visitors. There is no contact form in our web pages nor comment area in our posts or pages. We do not provide any form of forum or any online chat capability. Therefore our web site margetis.com is compliant with the GDPR of E.U. For more information regarting this regulation please visit the following link: https://www.eugdpr.org/the-regulation.html

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Finally our web sites use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) as a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between your browser and our web server hosting our web sites. SSL allows sensitive information to be transmitted securely. More specifically, SSL is a security protocol. Protocols describe how algorithms should be used. In this case, the SSL protocol determines variables of the encryption for both the link and the data being transmitted. All browsers have the capability to interact with secured web servers using the SSL protocol. However, the browser and the server need what is called an SSL Certificate to be able to establish a secure connection. You can notice the existance of our SSL protocol as a green text with a pedlock appearing infront of our domain names in the top of your browser at the address bar.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

margetis.com
65, Akti Miaouli
Piraeus, 18537
Greece

e-mail: piraeus@margetis.com

(Last Edited on 2018-03-01)

GOOGLE Transparency Report   (click for more)

QUALITY POLICY

It is MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING commitment to provide, worldwide, ship technical surveys and ship repairs brokering, which meet the needs and expectations of our customers, our partners and other interested parties in compliance with the legislation and applicable regulations.

We assure that our services are planned and performed in a standard and controlled way, following specific and defined procedures in the terms of our Quality System, which is consistent with the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.

Our continuous objectives for the Quality are the following:

🟠 The conduct of high quality and reliable surveys.
🟠 The provision of quality and cost-effective ship repairs adjusted to the needs and expectations of each one of our customers.
🟠 The provision of high-quality services, to achieve business expansion and increase of our customers’ database.
🟠 The immediate and effective response to our customers’ requests.
🟠 The increase of the customer satisfaction level.
🟠 The reduction of complaints and non-conforming services.
🟠 The continual improvement of our technical resources.
🟠 The continual training and development of personnel.
🟠 The company’s management is committed that all personnel will always adhere to the Quality System’s procedures and principles at their day-to-day activity and utilize the most appropriate resources for the purpose.

Our Quality Policy and data about the implementation of our Quality System may be provided to any interested parties upon their formal request.

QUALITY POLICY

It is MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING commitment to provide, worldwide, ship technical surveys and ship repairs brokering, which meet the needs and expectations of our customers, our partners and other interested parties in compliance with the legislation and applicable regulations.

We assure that our services are planned and performed in a standard and controlled way, following specific and defined procedures in the terms of our Quality System, which is consistent with the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.

Our continuous objectives for the Quality are the following:

🟠 The conduct of high quality and reliable surveys.
🟠 The provision of quality and cost-effective ship repairs adjusted to the needs and expectations of each one of our customers.
🟠 The provision of high-quality services, to achieve business expansion and increase of our customers’ database.
🟠 The immediate and effective response to our customers’ requests.
🟠 The increase of the customer satisfaction level.
🟠 The reduction of complaints and non-conforming services.
🟠 The continual improvement of our technical resources.
🟠 The continual training and development of personnel.
🟠 The company’s management is committed that all personnel will always adhere to the Quality System’s procedures and principles at their day-to-day activity and utilize the most appropriate resources for the purpose.

Our Quality Policy and data about the implementation of our Quality System may be provided to any interested parties upon their formal request.

MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is conscious of the need to protect, conserve and enhance the environment. Our Environmental Policy is designed to set the framework for a series of objectives, procedures and reviews relating to our environmental performance.

MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is committed to identify all aspects of its operations, which have an impact on the environment and to prepare and implement a detailed Environmental Management System Manual in line with current national and international legislation, in order to ensure that the impact of every aspect does not threaten the environment, either locally or globally.

Company’s goal is to conduct its business in an ethical and socially responsible manner that will ensure environmental protection appropriate to the nature and scale of Company’s activities and taking into consideration the special needs of the communities in which it operates.

In order to achieve these goals, the Company is committed to:

🟠 Ensure that all our activities, whether internal or associated with services provided to our clients, are carried out without detriment to the environment, using the best available techniques and with due
regard to costs; that they safeguard the environment; and promote sustainable development, based on economic and environmental considerations;
🟠 Develop and encourage environmental awareness both within our own workplaces and those designed, operated or maintained for clients, with the aim of improving the environment, and reducing wastage and the unnecessary consumption of natural resources;
🟠 Ensure compliance with current best practices and relevant legislative requirements;
🟠 Show concern and respect for the environment, emphasizing every employee’s responsibility in environmental performance and implementing appropriate operating practices;
🟠 Educate employees to appreciate the need to protect the environment; to train them in relevant techniques, and to assist employees to comply with appropriate requirements;
🟠 Undertake appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations in order to measure progress and to ensure compliance with the present Environmental Policy;
🟠 Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Environmental Management System Manual through periodic audits and management reviews;
🟠 Provide all necessary resources in order to enable the office personnel to implement successfully all requirements of the Environmental Management System manual;
🟠 Communicate the Environmental Policy to all contractors and suppliers and ensure their awareness and understanding of Company’s environmental commitment;
🟠 Ensure that all third parties involved with Company’s activities are familiar and comply with the present Environmental Policy, when providing their services to the Company;

🟠 Reduce any environmental risks and improve continually the Company’s environmental performance;
🟠 Implement and maintain a measurable environmental management system and, through monitoring, seek a continuous improvement in environmental standards in those areas over which we have some control.

All Company’s employees are responsible for implementing the Company’s Environmental Policy.

The Company’s management is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the Environmental Policy at regular intervals in order to ensure that it remains relevant and effective.

ENVIROMENTAL POLICY

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is conscious of the need to protect, conserve and enhance the environment. Our Environmental Policy is designed to set the framework for a series of objectives, procedures and reviews relating to our environmental performance.

MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is committed to identify all aspects of its operations, which have an impact on the environment and to prepare and implement a detailed Environmental Management System Manual in line with current national and international legislation, in order to ensure that the impact of every aspect does not threaten the environment, either locally or globally.

Company’s goal is to conduct its business in an ethical and socially responsible manner that will ensure environmental protection appropriate to the nature and scale of Company’s activities and taking into consideration the special needs of the communities in which it operates.

In order to achieve these goals, the Company is committed to:

🟠 Ensure that all our activities, whether internal or associated with services provided to our clients, are carried out without detriment to the environment, using the best available techniques and with due
regard to costs; that they safeguard the environment; and promote sustainable development, based on economic and environmental considerations;
🟠 Develop and encourage environmental awareness both within our own workplaces and those designed, operated or maintained for clients, with the aim of improving the environment, and reducing wastage and the unnecessary consumption of natural resources;
🟠 Ensure compliance with current best practices and relevant legislative requirements;
🟠 Show concern and respect for the environment, emphasizing every employee’s responsibility in environmental performance and implementing appropriate operating practices;
🟠 Educate employees to appreciate the need to protect the environment; to train them in relevant techniques, and to assist employees to comply with appropriate requirements;
🟠 Undertake appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations in order to measure progress and to ensure compliance with the present Environmental Policy;
🟠 Evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Environmental Management System Manual through periodic audits and management reviews;
🟠 Provide all necessary resources in order to enable the office personnel to implement successfully all requirements of the Environmental Management System manual;
🟠 Communicate the Environmental Policy to all contractors and suppliers and ensure their awareness and understanding of Company’s environmental commitment;
🟠 Ensure that all third parties involved with Company’s activities are familiar and comply with the present Environmental Policy, when providing their services to the Company;

🟠 Reduce any environmental risks and improve continually the Company’s environmental performance;
🟠 Implement and maintain a measurable environmental management system and, through monitoring, seek a continuous improvement in environmental standards in those areas over which we have some control.

All Company’s employees are responsible for implementing the Company’s Environmental Policy.

The Company’s management is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the Environmental Policy at regular intervals in order to ensure that it remains relevant and effective.

INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY

MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is committed to understanding and effectively managing risks related to Information Security to provide greater certainty and confidence for our Employees, Customers, Suppliers and for the communities in which we operate. Finding the right balance between information security risk and business benefit enhances our business performance and minimizes potential future exposures.

The scope of the ISMS policy will apply to:

“All business activities, including the Overall Management, Operations, Finance & Accounting, Procurement, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources & Administration, Sustainability, and Information Technology, related to the provision of the following:

• marine casualty, technical investigation consulting and surveys
• ship repair brokerage services”

within MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING, in accordance with Statement of Applicability – version 1.0.

The objective of Information Security Management System (ISMS) is to ensure ongoing business continuity and reduction of risk of security incidents within MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING.

The ISMS policy ensures that:

🟠 Information is protected against unauthorized access.
🟠 Confidentiality of information is assured.
🟠 Integrity of information is maintained.
🟠 Regulatory and legislative requirements are met.
🟠 Information not disclosed to unauthorized persons through deliberate or careless action.
🟠 Availability of information to authorized users ensured
🟠 Information security training is scheduled for all employees and users.
🟠 Information security breaches are reported and investigated.
🟠 Information Security (IS) objectives managed and reviewed periodically.

Any individual dealing with information at MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING, must comply with the information security policy and related information security documents published on MARGETIS
MARITIME CONSULTING intranet.

All personnel have a responsibility to report perceived and actual information relating to information security breaches and or IT incidents.

This policy shall be easily accessible to all Employees / Staff and available on the MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING intranet. It is also available for public viewing on the web at www.margetis.com . Each member of staff is asked to take particular care in their approach to security and to accept the important role they play in maintaining an effective information security program throughout MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING.

All Employees / Staff of MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING and external parties identified in the ISMS are expected to comply with this policy and with the ISMS that implements this policy.

This Policy is approved by the General Manager, classified as “Public” under his approval and is subject to continuous, systematic review and improvement. Its contents and any changes shall be made available to all Company Employees, External Partners, and Stakeholders.

INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY

MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is committed to understanding and effectively managing risks related to Information Security to provide greater certainty and confidence for our Employees, Customers, Suppliers and for the communities in which we operate. Finding the right balance between information security risk and business benefit enhances our business performance and minimizes potential future exposures.

The scope of the ISMS policy will apply to:

“All business activities, including the Overall Management, Operations, Finance & Accounting, Procurement, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources & Administration, Sustainability, and Information Technology, related to the provision of the following:

• marine casualty, technical investigation consulting and surveys
• ship repair brokerage services”

within MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING, in accordance with Statement of Applicability – version 1.0.

The objective of Information Security Management System (ISMS) is to ensure ongoing business continuity and reduction of risk of security incidents within MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING.

The ISMS policy ensures that:

🟠 Information is protected against unauthorized access.
🟠 Confidentiality of information is assured.
🟠 Integrity of information is maintained.
🟠 Regulatory and legislative requirements are met.
🟠 Information not disclosed to unauthorized persons through deliberate or careless action.
🟠 Availability of information to authorized users ensured
🟠 Information security training is scheduled for all employees and users.
🟠 Information security breaches are reported and investigated.
🟠 Information Security (IS) objectives managed and reviewed periodically.

Any individual dealing with information at MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING, must comply with the information security policy and related information security documents published on MARGETIS
MARITIME CONSULTING intranet.

All personnel have a responsibility to report perceived and actual information relating to information security breaches and or IT incidents.

This policy shall be easily accessible to all Employees / Staff and available on the MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING intranet. It is also available for public viewing on the web at www.margetis.com . Each member of staff is asked to take particular care in their approach to security and to accept the important role they play in maintaining an effective information security program throughout MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING.

All Employees / Staff of MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING and external parties identified in the ISMS are expected to comply with this policy and with the ISMS that implements this policy.

This Policy is approved by the General Manager, classified as “Public” under his approval and is subject to continuous, systematic review and improvement. Its contents and any changes shall be made available to all Company Employees, External Partners, and Stakeholders.