Our Commitment to Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is received and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
By providing VIKAND with your personal information, you consent to the use of your personal information for the purpose of recruitment and review, and you authorize VIKAND to administer and store your data for this purpose.
Personal Data Received
This notice applies to all information submitted on the VIKAND website, through various web pages, or to if a general message is sent containing personal data.
Use of Data Received
The data received will only be used as outlined – i.e. for employment purposes, review of medical records when required prior to boarding our clients’ vessels, review of crew pre-joining medical certificates prior to embarking ship. This information is only shared with our clients for the above purposes. Our clients are advised that any personal data received from VIKAND can only be used for the intended purposes as outlined above.
Storage of Personal Data
Our data protection approach is to employ regulatory compliant technology. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we receive online.
Change or Remove Data
At any time, anyone whose personal data has been sent to us is entitled to contact VIKAND to access their records, to make changes, or to request that some or all of the personal data be removed from our system. This can be done by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests received in writing will receive a response within 30 days of receipt of request.
Data Protection Policies
Regarding its personal data policy, VIKAND is subjected to the laws of the United States Federal Trade Commission and when requested by legal authorities of the United States may be obligated to provide access to any personal data received if requested for legal or security reasons.
Additionally, VIKAND is fully committed to achieving full compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and will conform to all principles associated with data protection policies from and all European countries.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website
Your consent applies to the following domains: vikand.com
What are cookies?
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As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket, and checkout securely.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
How can I control the cookie preferences?
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.