DateJuly 16,  2019
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World Maritime Academy takes your privacy very seriously and is committed to being transparent with how the company uses your information.  This website and any services linked by this Privacy Policy are controlled by us (collectively “we” or “us”).

Our Privacy Policy explains:

  • What information we collect and why we collect it.
  • How we use that information.
  • The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.

 

Any questions you have about our Privacy Policy, or the information contained herein can be directed to support@e-wma.com or here.

Personal Information collected

World Maritime Academy collects personal information only to the extent necessary to deliver the services, products, or information you request such us:

  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our services, requesting, applying for or entering further services (including, but not limited to, a competition or promotion), making an enquiry or reporting a problem. This may include, but is not limited to, information such as your name, address, phone and email address.
  2. In order to improve our communications with you as well as improve our products and services, we may ask you to provide us with additional information about you such as your professional interests and your experiences with us as well as more detailed contact preferences. When you provide us with any personal information you consent to us collecting and using that information according to your preferences.
  3. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  4. We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  5. Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
  6. Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access and/or download.
  7. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our services, requesting, applying for or entering further services (including, but not limited to, a competition or promotion), making an enquiry or reporting a problem. This may include, but is not limited to, information such as your name, address, phone and email address.
  8. In order to improve our communications with you as well as improve our products and services, we may ask you to provide us with additional information about you such as your professional interests and your experiences with us as well as more detailed contact preferences. When you provide us with any personal information you consent to us collecting and using that information according to your preferences.
  9. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  10. We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  11. Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
  12. Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access and/or download.

 

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We understand that data protection is important to you. As a UK company, we are already subject to data protection laws including the European data protection law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which became effective on May 25, 2018 and affects all companies who process personal data of individuals in the EU. In case you do not agree with this privacy policy and you are already a user we would like to ask you to stop using our services. To Unsubscribe please press UPDATE SETTINGS and then click on disagree. However, you can open a new account at any time.

Please also note that we may retain certain Personal Information and Other Information associated with your account in our archives, including for analytical purposes as well as for recordkeeping integrity, fraud prevention, dispute resolution, investigations, and compliance with legal requirements

When you purchase a course our secure payment gateway partner will collect payment information from you, including your credit card number, cardholder name, expiration date, authentication code. Your credit card details are not stored in our database.

When you use an application on a mobile device, we will collect and use information about you in generally similar ways and for similar purposes as when you use our website. Also, we may collect information about your location if you have turned on the functionality of your device to send such information to the application via the privacy settings on that device, or if you have uploaded photos tagged with location information. We may use the location information collected from your device or photos to enhance your use of the application by providing you with relevant content and contextual advertising.

  1. Information from the participants.For example, some of our services require you to sign up for an account, provide information for a purchase, register for a training event, joining research , a contest or award, post a resume or join a group..
  2. Information we get from your use of our services.We may collect information about the services that you use and how you use them, like when you visit different parts of our site or applications and what selections you make on the services. We may also automatically collect certain technical information such as:
    • Device information We may collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile information if you use a mobile device to access the site).
    • Log information When you use our services or view content provided by us, we may automatically collect and store certain information in server logs.  This information may include:
  • details of how you used our service, such as your navigation paths and search queries.
  • mobile related information if you access our website using your mobile device.
  • internet protocol address.
  • device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.
  • cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, mobile device, or your account.
  • Browser type, operating system, and other technical information

World Maritime Academy uses this personal information to provide the services and/or products you have requested, or to provide you with information about those services or World Maritime Academy. This includes using personal information to:

  1. Register and manage your account
  2. Make purchases
  3. To provide you information you have requested related to our services
  4. To receive ratings and reviews related to cources you have completed or purchased
  5. To customize your experience with World Maritime Academy Website
  6. Provide ongoing service and support, including resolution of any issues with the services or products you request
  7. To operate, evaluate and improve our business and the products and services we offer
  8. Comply with laws, regulations, and security and anti-terrorism purposes as required by government authorities
  9. To ensure you are correctly billed
  10. To enable us to publish content you submit to us
  11. To notify you about offers and services available from us or our partners that may be of interest to you
  12. To enforce our Terms of Use
  13. To protect against and prevent fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and manage risk exposure, including by identifying potential hackers and other unauthorized users

World Maritime Academy may also use your personal information to explore and purchase products and services for you or on your behalf from our third party suppliers and service providers, or other service providers or merchants for whom we act as agent. This collection of personal information can be both for our internal purposes, for example, to process your purchase, and occasionally on behalf of the parties for whom we act as agent, for their internal purposes in providing the services or products you have requested. We do not provide our service providers with any other Personal Information.

Information (such as health or religion) may be considered “sensitive personal data” under the Data Protection Act 1998. We collect it to provide you with our services, cater to your needs or act in your interest, and we are only prepared to accept sensitive personal data on the condition that we have your positive consent.

If you do not provide the Personal Information that we request, we may not be able to deliver the services you have requested, which may mean you won’t be able to purchase, enroll in and complete the course(s). If you have paid and later refuse to provide necessary Personal Information to us which we require to deliver the service for which payment has been made, you may not be entitled to a refund for that course.

If we provide you with any mailings or other communication, you can always opt out of that communication.

You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it’s important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

You have the right to remove your personal information from our databases.  To do this, please delete your Company account.  If you have any problems or questions, please let us know by contacting us at privacy@seaworks.uk.com  and we will assist you with the process.

 

If you do not agree to our use of your information above, we cannot engage/do business with you or accept your purchase.

You can upload photos or videos, write review and ratings for course(s), make comments or suggestions and other similar contributions or submissions to our website (hereinafter, “Content”).

We may use your Content in a number of different ways, displaying it on the Website, translating it into other languages, incorporating it into advertisements and other works, promoting it, distributing it, and allowing others to do the same in connection with their own websites, mobile properties, applications, and media platforms.

Please be aware that by submitting content, you grant us a worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, perpetual, transferable, and irrevocable and fully sub licensable right to

  1. use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such content throughout the world in any media
  2. use the name that you submit in connection with such content.

You agree and accept to provide us the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or our rights in the content by a breach of this contract. You agree and accept that the content is non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree and accept that we may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. Also you agree and accept that you do not due to moral rights require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the content and that you forever release us, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against us by virtue of any such moral rights. We may display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with your content on the Website. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.

You agree and accept not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or publish through this Website:

  1. Content that is unlawful, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent, pornographic, threatening, and invasive of privacy or publicity rights, or in general objectionable
  2. Content that would create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law
  • Content that may infringe any intellectual or proprietary right of any party
  1. Content that misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including us
  2. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;
  3. Private information of any third party including but not limited to , surname, phone numbers, email addresses, credit card numbers
  • Harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
  • Content or links to content that we reasonable believe that may expose us or our users to any harm or liability of any type.

You are responsible for your content, assume all risks associated with your content, you have the necessary permissions to use your Content as described herein and for no reason at all you may not imply that your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by us.

You agree and accept that we take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted, stored or uploaded by you or for any loss or damage you may experience in your content. We are not liable for any statements, representations or content provided by its users.

We would like to inform you that even though we do not screen, edit or monitor any of the content posted to our website, we reserve the right, to remove, screen, translate or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on this Website at any time and for any reason and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on this Website at your sole cost and expense. We do not keep or provide to you copies of your content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to your Content.

A cookie is a piece of information obtaining a unique identification number that a website sends to your computer’s web browser. While you visit a particular website, a cookie may be used to track the activities of your browser as well as provide you with a consistent, more efficient experience

Cookies may be used for the following reasons:

  1. To assist you to speed up the purchasing process so you do not need to re-type the same information (like to login credentials if you checked the relevant box). Please note that member IDs, passwords, and any other account-related data included in such cookies are encrypted for security purposes.
  2. To evaluate (in qualitative and quantitative terms) website usage such as for example how many people visit a certain section, details of searches performed and related information.
  • When you are making a purchase we may also use cookies to keep track of the transaction from one page to the next. We do not store any personal information in the cookie or use it for any other purpose.

Third party vendors, including Google, show World Maritime Academy ads across the internet. These third party vendors use cookies to serve advertisements based on a user’s prior visits to our website. Neither we nor any affiliated third party vendor, store any personal information in the cookie data. If you visit one of our partner sites, you might see an advert that’s relevant to what you searched for when you last visited our own site. We work with advertising networks who use cookies to collect information on your preferences, meaning we can show adverts tailored to you.

By using our website you agree and accept to us using cookies as set out in this privacy policy. We would like you to be aware that you won’t be able to benefit from all the features of our website and email newsletters or book online with us if you refuse cookies.

We have taken all reasonable steps and have in place appropriate security measures to protect your information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage environment can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot give an absolute assurance that the information you provide to us will be secure at all times.

We will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your Personal Information. If by any means it has come to your attention an unauthorized use of your account you must notify us by email at support@e-wma.com or here. and change your password.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy by posting the changes on our website. Last update can be reviewed and identified by the date on the top of privacy policy page. Our members will be informed of changes of the Privacy Policy either by sending the relative notice to the member’s email address included in his account or by placing a notice on our Website. We would like to ask you to visit this page from time to time to review the most current version of the Privacy Policy.

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