VSLJOIN

  1. PREAMBLE

Welcome to VslJoin’s website (www.vesseljoin.com), a website operated by VslJoin P.C., a company which is duly incorporated under the laws of Greece and registered in the General Commercial Registry under no 151717607000.

VslJoin is an online platform, specified in marine sector, whose major object is to bring seafarers who are looking for job into contact with shipping companies.

Before accessing and using the website and its services provided or made accessible through it or through any application (includingmobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin, you are requested to read and understand the herein Terms of Use and declare that you accept to be bound by them, by ticking the “I Accept” box. Whether you act on your behalf or on behalf of a legal entity, you acknowledge and agree that by ticking the “I Accept” box you agree that either you or the legal entity you are acting for, agree to be bound by the herein Terms of Use.

By accepting the herein Terms of Use, you declare that you are an adult of at least 18 years old. If you are under 18 years old, but not younger than 16 years old, in addition to your consent you are requested to enter personal information of your guardians, specifically their email address in order for them to provide consent on your behalf. It is stated that it is your responsibility to have previously taken their explicit consent for the communication of their email address to VslJoin. VslJoin does not intend to collect personal data of minors (younger than 16 years old). In the event of such an action, VslJoin bears no responsibility. For this reason, VslJoin urges all persons having custody of minors to inform minor children about the safe and responsible use of their personal data when they use the Internet.

It is recommended regularly checking the applicable Terms of Use, as VslJoin reserves the right to modify these at any time. Any such modification is considered to be valid once it is uploaded on the website.

As these Terms of Use affect your legal rights and obligations, if you have any objection regarding them, please refrain from accessing and using the website and its services provided or made accessible through it.

Disclaimer: Privacy Policy is an integral part of these Terms of Use.

  1. REGISTRATION & SERVICES

You do not need to sign up at https://vesseljoin.com/ for a website navigation. However, by creating a personal account, you are able to use the services provided or those that are accessible through the website and generally to exploit the full range of functionality of https://vesseljoin.com/ (eg send messages and join requests, rate-review, etc.).

You are able to create a personal account either manually or via LinkedIn, Gmail and Google +. In case of registration via LinkedIn, Gmail and Google + all information will be drawn through the use of an Application Programming Interface (API), but you may also be requested to fill in additional information before being provided withaccess to all the services provided or those that are accessible through the website.

You may sign up for free and create your personal account by entering specific personal data of yours, such as your full name, your email and your contact number (see also our Privacy Policy). Your email is also your username. So, you pick up a password and you continue with the sign-up process.

After the completion of the abovementioned steps, you receive the activation link at your email and then you choose your rank as follows:

DECK                                                               ENGINE                                     ACCOMODATION

Master                                                    Chief engineer                            Chief cook

Chief Officer                                            2nd engineer                               Assistant cook

2nd officer                                                 3rd engineer                                Mess boy

3rd officer                                                 4th engineer

Deck Cadet                                              Engine Cadet

Bossum                                                    Electrician

Able seaman                                            Fitter

Ordinary seaman                                      Oiler

Pump man                                                Wiper

Upon your choice, you push the button “finish” and the sign-up process is completed.

VslJoin reminds you that you are solely responsible for keeping your username and password secret and secure. As it is presumed that you are exclusively responsible for the careful use of your personal account, please do not forget to logout after the completion of every use. VslJoin is not responsible for any harm or damage that may occur from the incapacity of you to follow the present clause.

If you believe that an unauthorized person has violated your personal account, you must notify VslJoin as soon as possible by sending an e-mail at info@vesseljoin.com

 

You are not allowed to create more than one account at the website. Your account is only for personal use.

You must not create a personal account through unauthorized means,including but not limited, by using an automated device, script, bot, spider, crawler or scraper.

VslJoin accounts may be created freely either by seafarers or by shipping companies (called herein “General Users”).

In particular:

  1. Seafarers

By the term “Seafarer”, we mean an adult person who works on ships, or has all the prerequisites to work on a ship.

A Seafarer, upon his sign-up, may create his profile in VslJoin Platform and upload a photo of his (image size …..), his CV, his valid passport and the relevant data of a seafarer’s leaflet. The creation of a profile gives to a Seafarer the opportunity to interact with the rest of the website’s registered users by sending join requests and messages to other registered seafarers, receiving job offers, rating vessels (only those vessels on which he has worked and which he has mentioned to his Profile), sharing attachments with links, etc.

A Seafarer may edit his profile as he wishes. He may also choose whether his profile will be public or not. When a Seafarer connects with another registered user, then the latter one is able to see more information about the Seafarer than those a website visitor sees. However, there are some data in a Seafarer’s profile, such as his profile picture, his cover picture, his full name, his birth date, his residence place, his citizenship, his residence place, his job position, his last three (3) working experiences and his job availability, which are public to everyone looking at his profile page.

A Seafarer has access to: a) his Profile, b) his Documents (maximum total size of 20 MB, 3 MB each document), c) his Network (and find people he may know), and d) his Account & Settings.

  1. General Users

By the term “General User”, we mean a legal entity activating in the field of shipping, which offers jobs to Seafarers.

A General User, upon its sign-up, may create its profile in VslJoin Platformhe creation of a profile gives to a General User the opportunity to interact with the rest of the website’s registered users by e.g. sharing attachments with links, etc.

Before sending a job offer to a Seafarer, the General User should declare: i) when the job position opens, ii) the name of the vessel, iii) ΙΜΟ number, and iv) budget range in USD.

If the Seafarer is interested in the job offer, then he may exchange his personal documents with the General User. VslJoin acts as an intermediary and has no responsibility for the authenticity of the documents exchanged between the two parts.

A General User has access to: a) its Profile, b) its Account & Settings, and c) its Wishlist (where a General User saves seafarers’ profiles of its interest).

Once you decide to register at https://vesseljoin.com/, either as a Seafarer or as a General User, you simultaneously agree to: i) provide true, accurate, current and complete data and ii) preserve and carefully update such data in order to always be true, accurate, current and complete. You are solely responsible for the truthiness and accuracy of the information provided by you. It is your responsibility to keep such information accurate and updated.

If you are acting on behalf of a legal entity, it is your own responsibility to have previously taken the legal entity’s consent about the data you submit and process on the platform and VslJoin has no liability about that. VslJoin cannot and does not confirm, and is not responsible for ensuring the truthiness or accuracy of information provided by you. Should any of your information provided by you change, please edit your profile accordingly or otherwise please notify us immediately at info@vesseljoin.com   

By creating a VslJoin Account, you are authorizing VslJoin an international, free, uninterrupted and non-exclusive right and license to use and publish, upon your consent, the information provided by you to the other registered users and visitors of the website.

If you would like to be informed about our offers as well as about our new services and applications (including mobile applications), you have the option to give your explicit consent and subscribe to our mailing lists of Newsletters. You can unsubscribe form our Newsletter mailing lists at any time by tapping ‘Unsubscribe’ or by sending us an email at info@vesseljoin.com

VslJoin is free to change the registration requirements from time to time. However, VslJoin reserves the right, but bears no obligation to conduct verification and security procedures in respect of all information provided by you. If VslJoin has reason to believethat the information provided by you for registering and using any of its services breaches or is likely to breach any of the provisions in these Terms, VslJoin, at its sole discretion, may take any action that it deems appropriate, including without limitation, to deactivate your VslJoin Account. Moreover, VslJoin preserves the right to deactivate a VslJoin Account if someone uses IP addresses for concealing the use of any other VslJoin Account or stops the function of the website or its services in any way. 

You may deactivate or delete permanently your VslJoin Account at any time by editing accordingly your VslJoin Profile (VslJoin Account) or by sending us an e-mail at info@vesseljoin.com. In such a case, all information and content that has already been provided to VslJoin may be handled according to our Privacy Policy.

The right of terminating permanently or not your VslJoin Account will not damage any other right or mean of compensation and/or restoration, which VslJoin may have regarding any violation of the rights, the liabilities or responsibilities, which existed prior to termination.

Your use of the services provided or those that are accessible through the website does not prevent VslJoin from allowing others to use such services too. The services provided via VslJoin’s website or via any application (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin are intended only for personal use and you are not allowed to sell/resell these services to any third party or in general to economically exploit those for any reason without the express written approval of VslJoin.

  1. DATA POLICY

You do not have to enter your personal data to navigate to the website. However, you are requested to enter your personal data in case you wish to create a VslJoin Account, either as a seafarer or as a legal entity activating in the field of shipping (called herein “General User”), use our online services, subscribe and receive newsletters, interact with us in any other way, such as via social media, comment on any blogs or articles featured in our services, send join requests and messages, receive job offers, rate vessels, share attachments with links, enter competitions or special promotions, sign up for our special offers or other updates, participate in research panels or fill in surveys. For more information about what personal data do we collect from you and for what purpose, please see our Privacy Policy.

You must provide separate and explicit consent, in order for us to be able to process your personal data for any of the above-mentioned actions by ticking the box indicated in our website. Before giving your consent, we inform you about the purposes of the processing and the usual recipients of your personal data.

We furthermore inform you that you have the right to request the correction or deletion of personal data that you have entered on the site or to limit their processing and / or the right to object to their processing and the right to portability of such data. We notify you that you have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time, by sending an email at info@vesseljoin.com  For more information about how we manage your personal data, please see our Privacy Policy.

You warrant and represent that all data provided is, and at all other times will be, true, accurate, current and complete and you agree to update such information, as it is necessary to maintain its truthiness and accuracy. If you are acting on behalf of a legal entity, it is your own responsibility to have previously taken the legal entity’s consent about the data you submit and process on the platform and VslJoin has no liability about that. You acknowledge that VslJoin does not have any control of and therefore cannot reasonably accept any liability in respect of the truthiness and accuracy of the information provided by you.

VslJoin may transfer to third parties, such as its affiliates and/or third-party affiliates (eg customer support and IT providers, accounting and legal services, etc.) any of your personal data is necessary, as per sector “Who will share your personal data with” in our Privacy Policy.  

Your personal data is processed in accordance with the applicable Greek and European legislation, including L.4624/2019, the GDPR 2016/679/EU and the 2016/680/EU Directive.

VslJoin may process the personal data you enter on the website if:

– it has received your prior explicit consent for the specific purpose/s of processing,

– is necessary for the services’ provision via VslJoin website,

– the processing is absolutely necessary to safeguard a vital interest of yours or of another individual,

– the processing is strictly necessary to serve an essential public interest,

– the processing is absolutely necessary for the foundation, exercise or support of legal claims,

– the processing is strictly necessary for the prevention, investigation, verification, certification or prosecution of criminal offenses or the execution of criminal penalties, or

– the processing is strictly necessary for national security purposes.

In addition to your personal data, technical data is automatically collected on VslJoin’s servers during your navigation on the website. The information which is collected by automatic methods may be, but is not limited to, the browser, IP addresses, navigators, operating system, information from cookies, your internet service provider, language, time zone and your location via GPS technology (or similar).

VslJoin may collect information, even when you visit or use third-party websites, services and applications that use our services or interact in any way with our website, services and applications. For more information about who we will share your personal data with, please see our Privacy Policy.

All data collected by you, is stored in VslJoin’s Servers located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”). VslJoin may designate third-party service providers for the processing of data (Data Processors) as well as for the management and operation of certain functions of the website. VslJoin guarantees that it takes all the appropriate organizational and technical measures to protect your data, even keeping an electronic record of all categories of processing activities. For more information about where we process and store your personal data please see our Privacy Policy.

In the event of a total or partial change in the ownership of VslJoin, indicatively, but not limited to, the sale, absorption, merger, consolidation, change of management or acquisition of the tangible and / or intangible assets of the company to a third party / to third parties (individual/s or legal entity/ies), as well as in the event of reorganization or liquidation of the company, we reserve the right to disclose, transmit, transfer, sell, assign or accord your data in whole or in part, after we have previously notified you and have obtained your explicit consent to this.

  1. COOKIES

The company can collect your identification data using various technologies, such as cookies. Cookies are small files that are stored on your hard disk and do not recognise or cause damage to any document or file on your computer. They are used to make your navigation to the website easier, and to present the website more accurately and at the same time they are an acceptable and useful tool for measuring the online traffic.

When navigating the website you will be asked to consent to the storage of cookies and the processing of your data obtained through them. In any case, you can set up your Internet browser in a way that you may be notified about the use of cookies and determine the privacy protection you want, choosing between maximum protection (i.e. : “never accept cookies”) and minimum protection (i.e. : “always accept cookies”), as well as an intermediate level of protection (i.e. : “do not accept third-party cookies” or “accepting cookies only on the site being displayed). These privacy settings will be presented in a clear and understandable way. For more information, please see our Cookies Policy.

  1. ΟBLIGATIONS & RIGHTS

You should always use the website and the services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it in accordance with the herein Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy of the website, as well as in accordance with the applicable Greek and Community legislation and the rules of International Law.

You are not allowed to encourage or facilitate the violation of the present Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, the Cookies Policy and the applicable Greek and Community law and International Law rules.

When navigating and / or using the website and the services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it, you must behave in a decent, discretionary and discreet manner. Adoption of unfair or counterproductive practices is totally forbidden according to the Code of Ethical Behavior on the Internet (Netiquette).

You may not use the website and the services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.

You must use the website and its services provided only for personal and not commercial needs.

You declare that you will not collect and / or use the passwords of other registered users on the website.

It is prohibited to install and promote in any way unauthorized advertising or spam, chain letters, pyramid systems and any other form of unwanted content promotion.

It is prohibited to install, promote and / or distribute content that contain digital viruses or any other electronic code, files or programs designed to destroy or affect the operation of any software or any other service / application of the website or to prevent, even attempting to block, other visitors, users and / or third parties to use the website and the services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it.

You must not sell, transfer or sub-license your access to VslJoin’s website services. You will not, and will not allow anyone else to: (i) even attempt to copy, modify, reproduce, create derivative works, use programs of framing or mirroring, republish, download, display, transmit or distribute all or part of the available or accessible through the website services / applications, to any media in any way, (ii) make  use of any robot, spider, web search or website retrieval application or any other device for copying, retrieval, archiving or indexing any part of the website requiring identification or is disabled, (iii) make any attempt for reverse compiling, disassemble, reverse engineering, or in any way to alter all or part of the services / applications which are available or accessible through the website, (iv) access services / applications which are available or accessible through the website in order to create a product and / or service / application that competes with the services / applications which are available or accessible through the website and / or the use of the services which are available or accessible through the website for direct competition with it.

When navigating and / or using the website and the services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it, you declare, agree and accept that:

– you will not offend the personality of third parties, indicatively but not limited to, by sending abusive or racist content, and will not take any action that constitutes a direct or indirect threat to any other visitor, user or third party,

– you will not post or transmit any pornographic, obscene, insulting, defamatory, libelous, threatening, illegal, or other material that might or may urge to a behavior potentially considered as a criminal offense, or cause civil liability or in any way violate a provision of any law,

– you will not disclose information concerning you or third parties, that contain personal data either in chats and message boards nor upon usage of any service / application of the website,

– your actions and omissions will be in compliance with the law, morality and business ethics,

– your actions and omissions will not in any way violate the privacy, personal data, personal and social rights of other visitors, users or third parties,

– your actions and omissions will not cause any harm, directly or indirectly, to any minor,

– you will not mislead any visitor, user or third party on purpose by promoting false, misleading or incorrect information,

– you will not post any material that infringes the copyrights of any third party, and

– you will not mislead or harm VslJoin in any way.

Placing / displaying or putting into circulation in any way pornographic images of minors, as well as in any way seducing minors, constitute criminal offenses and are prosecuted in accordance with the law. If you are found to be using or intending to use illegal content on the website, VslJoin is entitled to discontinue your access to the website and its services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it, and to report the case to the Competent Authorities with explicit reservation of any other legitimate rights.

In any case, VslJoin, with the express reservation of all legitimate rights, reserves the right not to allow, discard and / or delete any content posted on the website which, in its absolute discretion, violates the Terms of Use or is offensive, illegitimate or violates the rights of any third party individual or legal entity.

Upon your explicit consent, VslJoin may advertise the fact that you use VslJoin’s services for marketing reasons. In this case, VslJoin may use your name, your logo and your trade mark/s in its publicity or marketing materials. You may withdraw this permission at any time by e-mailing a withdrawal request at info@vesseljoin.com

You agree to comply with Greek and Community legislation (included applicable intellectual property protection legislation, copyright legislation and personal data legislation), rules and regulations applicable while accessing and / or using the website and its services and applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it.

VslJoin notifies you that the website provides more than one service / application and therefore you may be asked to evaluate and accept additional terms required for you to interact with one or more services / applications.

For the avoidance of doubt, VslJoin’s obligations shall be limited only to the provision of services and do not in any way include acting on your behalf. Nothing in these Terms is intended to, or shall be deemed to, establish any partnership or joint venture between you and VslJoin, appoint either party as the agent of the other, nor authorize either party to make or enter into any commitments for or on behalf of the other party.

VslJoin may, from time to time or randomly, add, modify, suspend or discontinue (temporarily or permanently) the provision of any available service / application, even suspending or terminating (temporarily or permanently) access to the website, without having the obligation of prior notice.

VslJoin reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, the Cookies Policy and its services / applications at any time, without explanations and without prior notice to you, in whole or in part. Any amendment will be effective as from its upload on the website. We encourage you to regularly visit the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy sections so as to be kept up to date on all changes made.

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

You ensure you that the use of VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin, including without limitation, the submission of any information, data, images, videos, audio, files: (i) comply with all applicable national and community  laws and legislations, (ii) do not infringe any intellectual  property rights or other proprietary rights of any third party, (iii) is not offensive, inflammatory, defamatory, obscene, illegal, threatening, hateful, or inappropriate in any way.

Upon your prior explicit consent, any data and in general any material displayed or posted or submitted to the website by you, will be considered (and VslJoin will treat it as) non confidential and public.

You hereby agree to indemnify VslJoin against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to legal costs) arising from or incurred by reason of any infringement of any intellectual property right by the use or possession of your data and in general material provided by you.

VslJoin owns all intellectual property rights (IP Rights) relating to the Website and its services, including but not limited to all software forming part of the website (“Software”).

You are forbidden to: (i) modify, translate, create or attempt to create derivative copies of or copy the Software or the Website in whole or in part, (ii) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise reduce the object code of the Software or the Website to source code form, (iii) distribute, sub-license, assign, share, timeshare, sell, rent, lease, transmit, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer the Software or the Website for your benefit.

When uploading, you must agree with copyright law. Upload only photographs for which you have copyright ownership. Other people’s slides or negatives can only be used if their name and permission is stated in the description.

VslJoin’s own content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other applicable laws and legislations and, as between you and VslJoin, VslJoin owns and retains all rights of its content, services or applications.

Every intellectual property right (including but not limited all the patents, trademarks, commercial marks, service marks, trade names, designs, pictures, photos as well as the look and aesthetics and other visual or non-literal elements (registered or not) of VslJoin’s website and its services, the informative content which is uploaded to VslJoin’s website and/or is accessed as part of its services, any database operated by VslJoin as well as the total of the designs, texts and graphics of VslJoin’s website, software, photos, music, sound and options and their arrangement and every software translation, the subject source code and the software (including but not limited assistant applications “applets” and script files) will remain to the property of VslJoin. You are not allowed to obtain any title to these intellectual property rights or to attempt such an act. All rights reserved.

Reproduction, redistribution, copy, re-formation, disclosure, distribution, republication, reception, appearance, taking screenshots, upload or broadcast of the material available in VslJoin’s website is not allowed in any way, by any means, neither is allowed to sell, lease or assign secondary license, its use for the creation of other works or its exploitation by any means without the prior written consent of VslJoin.

However, it is allowed to recover and to view the content of VslJoin’s website onto a computer’s screen, to electronically save the said content into a disk (but not in any other server or other storing device connected to a network) or to print a copy of the said content for your personal, non-commercial use under the condition that you will preserve intact any note on intellectual property rights and exclusive exploitation. Otherwise it is not allowed to reproduce, take screenshots, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes the elements of the material or of the content in VslJoin’s website without our permission.

Any intellectual property right as well as any right (including but not limited surplus value and, where applicable, trademarks) concerning the name and distinctive title belongs to VslJoin.

All comments, proposals, ideas, notes, designs, pictures, photographs, concepts or other information which: (i) are shared or offered to

  1. LIMITED LIABILITY

You agree that you are solely responsible for all charges you incur by accessing and/or using VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin.

VslJoin is not liable for any telephone, telecommunication or any other kind of cost that may occur. VslJoin relies on other service providers (such as network providers, data centers, telecommunication providers) to make its website and services available to you. Whilst VslJoin takes all reasonable steps available to provide you with a good level of service, VslJoin does not guarantee that such service shall be fault free or uninterrupted at all times. VslJoin therefore shall not be liable in any way for any damages you may suffer as a result of delays or errors of VslJoin’s website and its services provided.

VslJoin does not guarantee that its website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin will be provided without interruption and / or without errors, since the uninterrupted access and navigation to the website depends on various factors which cannot be always controlled by or depended on VslJoin.

Moreover, VslJoin does not guarantee that its website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin or any other relative page or the servers through which these pages are being available to you do not contain viruses or other malicious data. VslJoin does not guarantee in any way the correctness, completeness and / or availability of the contents, pages, services, options or their results. The cost of possible repairs or services which you may be charged by viruses or other malicious data will be borne by you and in no way by VslJoin.

Taking into consideration the nature and the size of the Internet, VslJoin is not responsible in any way, including the case of negligence, for any form of damage (direct, indirect, incidental, coincidental, consequent) you may suffer from VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin into which you proceed on your own initiative. The above – mentioned are provided without any guarantee expressed and/or subsequent in any way. VslJoin does not guarantee that its website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin, the servers and the electronic messages which may be sent to you do not contain viruses or other malicious data.

You are solely responsible for your conduct and any, including but not limited, data, text, files, information, usernames, images, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, links and other content or materials (collectively, “Content”) that you submit, post or display on or via VslJoin’s website. The content you submit, post or display on or through the website is considered as non-confidential and free of any kind of right.  Therefore, and in case you do not delete / discard it from the website, VslJoin has the right to use, copy, reproduce, display, distribute, publish and / or transmit, in whole or in part, in any way, through its website, unless you expressly oppose it by sending us an email at info@vesseljoin.com

VslJoin has no responsibility whatsoever for the content you submit, post or display on or through the website. You are solely responsible for the truthiness and accuracy of the information provided by you. It is your responsibility to keep such information accurate and updated. VslJoin cannot and does not confirm, and is not responsible for ensuring the truthiness or accuracy of information provided by you. Especially, when exchanging documents, VslJoin acts as an intermediary and has no responsibility for the authenticity of the documents exchanged. Moreover, VslJoin does not guarantee the accuracy of details in the sent job offers or in the posted job vacancies nor is it in any case responsible for consequences of any actions that generated on the basis of the information published on the site. You expressly exclude VslJoin of any such liability and you agree that you have the full and sole responsibility to fully compensate VslJoin for any legal dispute arising with third parties due to the content you have submitted, posted or displayed on or through the website.

VslJoin does not warrant or guarantee that a Seafarer’s Profile or job description shall be viewed by any specific number of users, or that it will be viewed by any specific user or within any specific time limit or that a job offer will definitely be accepted.

You acknowledge and consent that other visitors / users or third parties may contact you, by sending you messages or leaving relevant comments on the services / applications of the website. In particular, you acknowledge and agree that any such content may be accessible to other visitors / users of the site and / or any third party as well as distributed further through the internet. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that all your personal and non-personal details may be collected, correlated and used by third parties and this may result to “unprovoked” sending of messages from third parties. Such actions are not controlled by VslJoin, which, although it has taken the maximum possible measures, cannot guarantee absolute protection against the risks in the internet. You explicitly acknowledge that VslJoin is not responsible for any web sites, Internet services or third party features. Your interaction in any way with other Web sites and Internet services is at your sole and absolute discretion and is at your own risk and under no circumstances is it a responsibility of VslJoin.

VslJoin does not permit and has not authorized any individual or legal entity or any other organization to collect any fee/charges whatsoever either for accessing https://www.vesseljoin.com/ or for posting/searching information on the website. VslJoin, at present, does not levy any charges for having access to https://www.vesseljoin.com/ and / or use its services provided. However, VslJoin reserves all rights to charge any fee for any of its services as and when it deems fit. 

Under no circumstances is VslJoin and its collaborators and partners liable to you for any loss or damages of any kind (including without limitation, for any direct, indirect, economic, exemplary, special, punitive, incidental or consequential losses or damages) that are directly or indirectly related to VslJoin’s website, its content, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin, any action taken in connection with copyright or other intellectual property rights, delay in operation or transmission or any kind of malfunction.

Under no circumstances is VslJoin and its collaborators and partners liable to you for your decisions considering your job choices and career.

Under no circumstances is VslJoin and its collaborators and partners liable to you for any dispute, which may be arisen between you and another visitor or registered user of the website. You agree that VslJoin is not liable for any loss or damage suffered by you resulting from any such dispute and you hereby release and hold harmless VslJoin from any such loss or damage or any liability in relation to any such dispute.

Under no circumstances is VslJoin and its collaborators and partners responsible whether you managed to get a job or not, as it is a matter that rests exclusively upon you.

  1. ADVERTISEMENTS AND SPONSORS

This website may host all advertising and promotional messages. You are free to choose or click on the advertised goods and services at your absolute discretion. VslJoin does not bear any responsibility for your communication with third-party service providers advertised on the website and for any trade transaction that may arise from your relationship.

VslJoin is not obliged to examine and does not examine whether the promotional material displayed on the website (apart from the obvious cases where average consumers can understand the violation of legal rights) is legal or not and therefore cannot be responsible for any such material. This responsibility burdens the advertising sponsors or / and the creators of the displayed promotional material.

In this regard, any complaints concerning the content of any promotional material displayed on the website should be forwarded to the directly interested parties, since VslJoin has no responsibility whatsoever.

 

  1. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES

The website and the services / applications (including mobile applications) which are available or accessible through it may contain third-party websites and third-party sources, web services or operations, features, links to websites and third-party services / applications.

Although this website is likely to be linked to other websites, VslJoin is not responsible for the other websites’ content and services / applications to which it refers through “links”, hyperlinks or banners, nor does it guarantee the availability, content, privacy policy, the quality and completeness of their services / applications, as these third websites exclusively have civil and criminal liability for the security, legality and validity of their content.

VslJoin disclaims any direct or indirect approval, endorsement, relationship, sponsorship, or collaboration with linked websites, unless this is expressly stated. Therefore, for any problem which is encountered during your visit / use to such a website, you ought to refer to the corresponding websites / applications that are solely responsible for the provision of their services.

VslJoin does not control other websites nor accepts or assumes responsibility for other websites or for the content or products or services / applications of other websites (including, without limitation, social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Gmail and Google +) and acknowledges no responsibility for any losses or damages that may arise from your navigating or using such websites. If you decide to access third-party websites associated with this website, you are solely at risk.

  1. BLOG – SOCIAL MEDIA

The weblog, often known as “Blog”, is a kind of website. It consists of an entries list and its subjects may vary (political, social, health, music, sports, technology, arts, etc.). Every user of the website may have the ability to actively participate in this by quoting his / her views and comments.

The content and information posted and contained in the “Blog”, which is maintained on the website, constitute an additional service to its users and under no circumstances can it be construed as valid information and / or advice or in any way conceal any incitement for the intendance or not of specific actions.

VslJoin also actively participates in Social Media, having created its own page (LinkedIn, and Google +). Participation in these Social Media Networks does not give rise to any claim or requisition from your part and the company has no responsibility with regard to the existence and content of these pages and the privacy policy thereto.

  1. BREACH OF TERMS

It is forbidden to violate or try to violate the security of VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin.

Violation of these Terms may, in VslJoin’s sole discretion, result in deletion of your VslJoin Account. You understand and agree that VslJoin cannot and will not be responsible for all kind of information and content provided by you and that you use VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin on your own responsibility. If you violate the letter or spirit of these Terms, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for VslJoin, we may suspend your access, in total or partial, to VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin to you.

The violation of the above – mentioned security rules may lead to civil and/or penal prosecution. VslJoin will investigate the incidents that possibly relate to the violation and is enabled to cooperate with the competent Authorities in case of such violations.

VslJoin will fully cooperate with any Law Enforcement Authorities and will comply with any court order which will request or instruct VslJoin to notify the identity or to locate the violator of these Terms. The list of reasons of violation of these Terms is indicating but not restricting.

You fully understand and accept that you have the exclusive responsibility to compensate VslJoin and any of VslJoin’s collaborators, partners and cooperating companies for any damage occurred to VslJoin and/or to VslJoin’s collaborators, partners and cooperating companies due to the illegal use and/or misuse of VslJoin’s website, services or any applications (including mobile applications) made available or accessed by VslJoin, by violating these Terms. Accepting these Terms means that you agree to fully preserve VslJoin as well as VslJoin’s collaborators, partners and cooperating companies intact from any offence, demand or claim and to bear on behalf of VslJoin any judicial and legal costs which may arise upon violation of the content of these Terms as well as upon violation of third parties’ rights during the use or navigation of the website by your part.

 

  1. DISPUTES & APPLICABLE LAW

Any dispute arisen between you and VslJoin, will first be attempted to be resolved in an amicable way. Alternatively, the relevant claims may be raised within the statutory time limits.

The competent Law is the Greek Law and the Courts of Athens have the exclusive jurisdiction.

In all cases, you waive your right to participate in a class action lawsuit.

If you have a claim against VslJoin which, however, concerns your act or omission, content or information that you have provided to VslJoin, you declare that you will indemnify and discharge VslJoin from all liability and obligation and that you will restore any kind of damage or loss that VslJoin itself or its associates and partners have suffered and that you will pay with interest any expenses that VslJoin has already made (including legal fees) relating to the claim that was wrongly raised against us.

If any provision of these Terms is considered to be void or unenforceable by a Court of competent jurisdiction, you agree that the part of this provision will be separated from the Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions which will remain in full force and effect. Neither the course of conduct nor trade practice will act to modify these Terms. These Terms do not confer any third party beneficiary rights.

 

  1. CONTACT

 

You may contact VslJoin for your questions or concerns regarding our Services and Terms of Use. You may also contact VslJoin for any matter and anything you wish to declare or report. Furthermore, you may contact  VslJoin to request correction or deletion of personal data entered on this website, limitation of processing, refusal to processing, access to your personal data, and revocation of your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time by sending an email at info@vesseljoin.com  

If you wish to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data, VslJoin hereby notifies you that the Competent Authority is the Hellenic Data Protection Authority, which is located at 1 – 3 Kifisias Avenue, P.C. 115 23, Athens, telephone: +30 210 64 75 628 and email: complaints@dpa.gr.