Privacy Policy

NMT International Shipping B.V. and its offices around the world respect your privacy. Privacy and the protection of your personal data is important to NMT and we are committed to protecting the availability, integrity and confidentiality of your personal data. This Privacy Policy outlines your rights to privacy and our commitment to safeguarding personal data. It is meant to help you understand how we process and protect your personal data. “Personal data” means any data which can be used to identify an individual, either on its own or together with other data. This term is widely defined and could include simple login details, e-mails, website browsing histories, HR records etc.

NMT International Shipping B.V. and all its global entities/offices process personal data as an employer, as a supplier of services, for marketing purposes and in connection with visits to this website.

As controller, the NMT group processes personal data for the following main purposes:     

1. Human resources
The NMT group processes personal information as part of human resources management. Personal data relating to vacant positions and applications will be deleted one year after you applied for employment with the NMT group, unless you are employed or explicit consent for further storage is given.

2. Customer and supplier information
The NMT group processes personal data regarding customers and suppliers as well as any third parties required for the performance of contractual obligations. This personal information may be exchanged between the various legal entities/offices within the NMT group, but will not be disclosed to other businesses, unless otherwise stated.

The information being processed is contact information for customers and suppliers. Personal data is stored in a separate database and deleted seven years after completion of the customer relationship.

3. Marketing
The NMT group processes personal data for marketing purposes. This personal information may be exchanged between the various legal entities/offices within the NMT group, but will not be disclosed to other businesses.

The NMT group processes contact information of potential customers. The information is obtained from publicly available sources, such as the websites of companies, or from direct contact with the company in question. The purpose of this processing of personal data is to promote marketing for our services and coordinate this marketing effort. We may use the e-mail address to send you information and updates pertaining your shipping order. It may also be used to respond to your inquiries, questions and/or other requests. If you decide to opt-in to our NMT news clip, You will receive e-mails that may include company news about shipments, services, offices or other information. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future e-mails, we include a detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of these promotional e-mails, or you may contact us via our website.

The NMT group has a well-founded interest in contacting potential customers in order to promote our services, and in our opinion this interest is not overridden by the interests of the data subject. Reference is here made to the fact that we only process contact information relating to the data subjects position at his/her employer. Personal data relating to potential customers will be deleted within one year after they were added to the database, unless a customer relationship is established - or consent to further storage is given.

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4. Other purposes
The NMT group may also use personal data for other additional purposes. Any such purposes will be identified at the time of collection and we will inform you of the purpose of the processing in accordance with applicable law requirements.
Data protection
We take data protection seriously and have adopted appropriate security measures to protect your personal data against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, theft, alteration, disclosure or destruction. We will restrict access to your personal data to those who have a legitimate need for such access.

The NMT group will provide training to employees and third parties where relevant to promote awareness of the group’s policy surrounding data protection. The NMT group complies with legal requirements and avoids unacceptable legal risks.

Exchange and transfer
We may share your information within the NMT group as well as with third parties to the extent necessary for the purposes described above.

Retention of personal data
The NMT group will only retain personal data as long as this is necessary for the purposes described above. When storage is no longer necessary, we will delete, destruct or anonymize the relevant personal data.

Your rights
The NMT group's processing of personal data is governed by the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation, EU, 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016. Your rights relating to our processing of personal data are listed, inter alia, in chapter III of the GDPR.

You have the right to request access to the personal data that is being processed on your behalf and to request deletion or correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data in accordance with applicable law requirements.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with your national data protection supervisory authority, or the Dutch Data Protection Agency. The contact information for the Dutch Data Protection Agency is as follows;

Dutch Data Protection Agency (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens)
Address: Postbus 93374 (P.O. Box 93374) 2509 AJ Den Haag, Netherlands
Telephone: +31 88 1805250

Data Protection Officer
NMT group has its own privacy representative who assists with guidance so that personal information is processed in accordance with the GDPR. Requests for access, rectification and erasure, as well as reports of security breaches, are handled by the data protection officer.

If you have any questions about the NMT group’s processing of personal data or if you want to make use of your rights as described above, please contact our Data protection officer:

Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may update this Privacy Statement at any time. We encourage you to check our Privacy Statement regularly for any changes in order to stay informed about how the NMT group protects and uses your personal data.

NMT International Shipping B.V.
Netherlands, May 2018
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