Recruitment Privacy Policy

VIKAND Solutions, LLC
1001 S Andrews Avenue, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316, U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 754 715 4961
Fax:  +1 954 256 5056
Email:  Employment@vikand.com

VIKAND is committed to protecting the applicant’s personal data in accordance with privacy laws and ensures the data is used only for the purpose for which it was intended, recruitment and employment. VIKAND provides a recruitment service to its cruise line clients and acts as a link between our clients and qualified applicants. VIKAND is committed to providing applicants with a recruitment method that is safe, secure and trustworthy. For a current list of cruise line clients, see www.vikand.com.

• The application and recruitment process is available to the applicant as a free service

• VIKAND manages the recruitment process. All hiring decisions are made by the cruise lines.

CONSENT

By providing VIKAND with your CV and supporting documents, you consent to the use your information for the purpose of recruitment and you authorize VIKAND to administer and store your data for this purpose.

PERSONAL DATA RECEIVED

VIKAND requests the personal data necessary to provide our clients with a clear professional profile of each candidate. All our clients have strict and different recruitment guidelines and each company may require company-specific personal data from each candidate in order to make a hiring decision.

During the initial phase of the recruitment system, we may require personal data such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact details
  • Email address
  • CV
  • Medical license
  • Copy of ID document
  • Letters of reference
  • Required medical and maritime certifications

USE OF DATA RECEIVED

The data received is used for the sole objective of securing employment for the candidates.  Qualified candidates’ professional profiles which include personal data (CV) are forwarded to our clients for review.  We inform our clients that this data received from VIKAND can only be used for recruitment purposes.

STORAGE OF PERSONAL DATA

Recruitment personal data is stored in accordance with HIPAA and EU data protection laws.  This data is retained for 12 months from the day it is received by VIKAND. After that time period, personal data will be deleted.

CHANGE OR REMOVE DATA

At any time, any candidate is entitled to contact VIKAND to access their personal data, 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 employment@vikand.com.  Requests received in writing will receive a response within 30 days of receipt of request.

DATA PROTECTION POLICIES

In regards to 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.