General information

Novikontas Connect Ltd., registration number 40103313025, 17a Duntes street, Riga, Latvia, LV-1005, (hereinafter: NC), processes personal data in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679). Privacy Policy explains what data may be collected via this website, or that you provide voluntarily to the company, and how it may be used/processed, respecting the privacy of all website visitors and any personal data.
Please note! By submitting any personal data via this website, you agree to its possible use, processing and storing, as explained hereafter in this Privacy Policy.
Also may include links to other third party and external websites which are not covered by this privacy statement.

Why we collect personal data?

NC processes the Client’s personal data for the following purposes:
✧ generate statistics on the use of the Website
✧ analyse and improve the Website
✧ handle job application
✧ for job employment/recruitment
✧ in case NC legal obligation
✧ provide information and services you request via which involve the processing of Personal Data.
✧ protect our Clients/another person vital interests

What personal data we collect on and during the recruitment/employment process?

We may collect some or all of the following personal data (may vary according to your relationship with us):
Name, date of birth, address, e-mail, place of birth, nationality, photograph, mobile number, telephone number, marital status,gender, medical details, profession, regulatory status, business name, tax information, payment information,financial information, corporate information, business interests, educational or professional qualification (included COC, COP, certificates data), previous criminal, employment history convictions, education, social media information, copy of identification and educational documents, travel arrangements, next of kin details.

Which legal basis do we rely on for processing your personal data?

1. For performance of contractual terms (to enter into a contract with Clients/Employees, responding to emails or calls from Clients/Employees, for payments needs.
2. In case legal obligations:
Maritime regulations/laws: (Cabinet of Latvia Regulations No. 895 Regulation Regarding Certification of seafarers; Procedures for the Licensing and Supervision of Merchants which Provide Recruitment and Placement Services in Manning the Ship’s Crew, Maritime Code, Maritime Labour Convention, MLC-F, International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers , etc.)
Employment laws (Labour Law, Labour Protection Law, Labour Protection Law, Archives Law
Tax legislation laws (On Personal Income Tax, On State Social Insurance, Regulations Regarding Registration of Persons Making Mandatory State Social Insurance Contributions and Reports Regarding Mandatory State Social Insurance Contributions and Personal Income Tax,etc.)
Criminal laws (The Criminal Law, etc.)
3. If it is in Clients vital interests (for social guarantee and safety purposes; retaining 3rd party contact details in case of misadventure)
4. In case NC legitimate interests (for safety interests, for crew recruitment/employment process, for travel arranging etc.)

Where we send your data?

We are committed to taking appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to personal data that we process about you.
We provide your data to following (but are not limited to):
Public Authorities – Maritime Administrations, tax authorities etc.;
Service Provider – banks, travel / ship agents, hotel administration etc.;
Professional Advisers – lawyers, accountants;
Authorized third parties – owners, quality/safety/ managers, superintendents, captains, etc.
Clients data may be passed to and proceed by the public authorities, service providers, professional advisers, authorized third parties,  who are registered outside European Union and European Economic Area.

How long do we process your personal data?

We storage your data within the to preform the contractual terms or in case NC has legitimate interests or legal obligations.
Please note, that period may be extended on the basis of legal enactments, as for, Procedures for the Licensing and Supervision of Merchants which Provide Recruitment and Placement Services in Manning the Ship’s Crew, Archives Law, low on accounting etc.

What rights you have over your data?

Clients upon written request to NC access, transmit, erase, rectify, restrict their personal data processing, if only it is doesn’t conflict with legal enactments stipulated by Latvian or International lows.
If you have any complaints regarding our processing of your personal data, you are entitled to file such complaints with the Data Protection Authorities.

Cookies or other tracking technologies

To improve our services, to provide our Clients with more relevant content and to analyse how visitors use our website, we may use different technologies and tools such as cookies, Google Analytic etc.
Following technologies collect personal data such as IP-address, gender, country, city, etc., we rely on our legitimate interest as the legal basis for such processing. The legitimate interests we pursue in this regard is to help us understand how users of our website navigate on our site in order to develop the design and layout and enhance the user experience for visitors of the website.
You can at any time remove the cookie created via our websites. To remove, follow your browser’s guide to disable or delete cookies.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection.
Any changes will be made available on our website.

Our contacts

You always can contact SIA Novikontas Connect (registration number 40103313025) by e-mail, by post or visiting our office Duntes street 17a, Riga, LV-1005 .

Should any questions arise, please do not hesitate to contact us.