Privacy and Data protection Policy

MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping GmbH & Co
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 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 German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz - TMG) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz - BDSG).

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?
Each time you access our website, information transmitted by your browser is stored in so-called server log files. Details include the name of your provider, your IP address, your browser type and your operating system, websites you have previously used and the time of the server enquiry. These data cannot be attributed to specific individuals, thereby ruling out the possibility of personal identification.
If and insofar as personal data are not required for conducting a contractual customer relationship, we will gather, process and use such data only with your approval. In this case your personal data will be used solely for the purpose and to the extent stated in the approval.
You can revoke your approval at any time. The revocation must be directed to the email address or postal address given at the end of this Data Protection Notice. We will delete your data on receipt of the assist with improving your experience and for statistical information.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you enter the website or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
To improve our website in order to better serve you.
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
To understand where users of our website are located geographically 

How do we protect visitor information?

We have implemented far-reaching security regulations and measures to protect personal data stored with us from unauthorised access, misuse, destruction and loss.

Do we use 'cookies'?
We employ cookies to make it easier for you to use our website and to offer you optimum service. Our cookies allow us to identify returning users during the visit to our website without personal data being stored in the process

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.

Third Party Disclosure.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety. 

We have implemented the following.
      • Demographics and Interests Reporting

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 Identify which countries users that access our website come from and which pages are most frequently visited.

Our web pages may contain hyperlinks, i.e., electronic cross-references giving access to the web pages of other companies. This Data Protection Notice does not apply to these web pages.

Opting out.
Users can opt out permanently by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

How does our site handle do not track signals?

We honour 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 behavioural tracking?
We do not allow third party behavioural tracking

We collect your email address in order to:
We collect your email address only when you enter it on the website specifically requesting us to contact you.

Amending the privacy statement
Given the fast pace of development on the web and the continuing development of case law, we reserve the right to adapt this privacy statement at any time to meet both technical and legal requirements.

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

Last Edited on 2016-07-28