Terms & Conditions

  • GENERAL TERMS OF USE

Web pages www.maritime-connector.com (in further text referred to as Maritime Connector) are free of charge for all employees and job seekers wanting to find contacts for desired employment (sea-going jobs), candidates, marketing promotions and giving information about maritime industry.

The site is a collection of internet tools intended for maritime companies and seafarers. Companies can look through resumes, post job vacancies. Seafarers-employees can apply for job vacancies and create an interactive resume. Maritime Connector reserves the author’s rights over all information published on the site, unless otherwise stated.

Maritime Connector does not act as an agent for seafarers and is not an intermediary in employing seafarers.

Maritime Connector does not guarantee the accuracy of details in the resumes, advertisements of vacancies and ships database, nor is it in any case responsible for consequences of any actions that generated on the basis of the information published on the site. Maritime Connector reserves the right to erase texts or photographs of unacceptable content.

Maritime Connector can in their database of information keep private information about the user, as long as their possession is necessary for the quality work of the site. The use of this information is regulated under the section Data Privacy.

The details in the database of information on Maritime Connector are protected under article 3 of Law of Author’s Rights (N.N.09/99) and article 1 of Law of Author’s and Related Rights (N.N.167/03) in benefit of Nexus d.o.o. Information can be used only in accordance of terms of use emphasized on Maritime Connector. Using information in any other way (copying, distributing etc) without the authorization of Nexus d.o.o. acts against the Law of Authors Rights and therefore is eligible to law sanctions.

Maritime Connector reserves the right to only use the information of the given users during the registration to send e-mail notices. If you do not wish to receive e-mail notices or newsletters, please unsubscribe to this service by following the directions contained within the newsletter/notice and you will be taken off the recipient list.

By using the web site Maritime Connector (content, services and other that is found under the title section www.maritime-connector.com) you are accepting the terms of use. Certain services found within the pages of Maritime Connector can have their own terms of use. Unless it is otherwise stated General terms of use apply.

Terms of use are subject to change without previous notification. The users have accepted to from time to time check the content of these terms of use in order to be informed of changes. Further use of Maritime Connector web pages after the changes of term of use, means that you have accepted the changes and new terms.

  • TERMS OF USE FOR EMPLOYERS

These terms of use for maritime companies – employers are in addition to the general terms of use of Maritime Connector.

Our registered companies can choose their advertising campaigns and other maritime-connector.com services. Prices of these services can be found here.
Posting of maritime related job adverts and marketing on our pages can be done by all registered companies.

To use our services, croatian agents must be registered according to "Pravilnik o posredovanju pri zapošljavanju pomoraca ("Narodne novine" br. 120/2007)".

Companies with branch offices in different geographical regions need to create special user accounts for each branch.

Registration:

The user is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of published information and for the security of personal registration details.

User details for accessing the user part of the website are given only to one user and cannot be given to any individual or organisation without the approval of Maritime Connector.

Maritime Connector reserves the right to erase texts of unacceptable, offensive or discriminating content in accordance with the momentarily valid regulations of Republic of Croatia. According to article 2 of Law about labor/Work, maritime companies-employers are not allowed to specify in their advert the limits of work according to age or gender. The advertisements in which there are specifications concerning age or gender will be corrected. If the employer does not respect the regulations, and especially rules of Law of labor/Work, Maritime Connector reserves the right to not publish the advert of this employer.

Registered companies can post adverts of job vacancies, later change them, search through the shortened resumes, promote themselves through the database of company profiles and banners and use other services at disposal.

  • TERMS OF USE FOR JOB SEEKERS

These terms of use for seafarers-employees are an addition to the General Terms of Use of Maritime Connector.

Searching through the database of available sea-going jobs and posting their resumes on Maritime Connector is completely free of charge. Maritime Connector does not guarantee the accuracy of the details in job adverts posted by the maritime companies.

Unregistered users can search through job adverts and apply for them. Registered users can search through job adverts, post their resumes, later change them, apply for advertised sea-going positions and use other advanced functions. Seafarers don’t have to in the resume or other places, post all personal details, but some details are obligatory at registration and without them registration is impossible.

Registration:

For the registered user the services of maritime-connector.com are completely free of charge.

Your successful registration and membership depend on adhering to the following terms:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age during the registration at Maritime Connector
  • You must agree to use the web site according to law
  • You must agree to not post any information on the web site that would in any way harm the rights or privacy of others
  • You must use the website only for personal, and not commercial, needs

Your resume

By creating an interactive resume on our website you are authorizing Maritime Connector a international, free, uninterrupted and non-exclusive right and license to use and publish this information to potential maritime companies-employers registered at Maritime Connector web pages.

These rules are subject to change and therefore the valid version is the one currently posted on the pages of www.maritime-connector.com.

  • TERMS OF USING SHIPS DATABASE

These terms of use for Ships database are in addition to the general terms of use of Maritime Connector

Maritime Connector's Ships database provides information about ships and an online pictures gallery for seafarers, ship photographers and all other registered users interested in ships.

Uploading Photos

To ensure the quality of Maritime Connector's Ship database, following rules for photo upload apply. By uploading photos at Maritime Connector you also agree to the terms and conditions posted in our Copyright Policy.

  • Image size (resolution must be between 800 x 600 pixels and 3000 x 3000 pixels
  • File size maximum is 2000 KB
  • Photos must be sharp and correctly exposed

When uploading, members 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.

Any member uploading photos or images in breech of copyright will have their membership cancelled.

We reserve the right to remove unsuitable material without notice.

Maritime Connector respects the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of others and requests that the people who use its services do the same. Although every effort has been made to ensure that material submitted to Website are photographed and copyright protected by the person uploading the material, Maritime Connector and any affiliate will assume no responsibility that the information is correct.

Any material protected by copyright may not be placed on the Site without the express permission of the author or owner of the copyright on that material.

If Maritime Connector becomes aware of the presence of the materials that violate copyright on its server, Maritime Connector will:

1. Promptly take down or block access to the allegedly copyright violating material; and
2. Contact the Member responsible for the uploaded photo(s) and alert him or her of the allegations of violating copyright and of Maritime Connector's removal or blocking of the allegedly copyright violating material.

If Member believes that the removal or blocking of his or her material was a result of a mistake or a misidentification of the material, Member shall provide Maritime Connector a counter notification establishing the Member's rights to display the material in question, as well as any other information Maritime Connector shall request. Upon receipt, Maritime Connector will promptly forward the counter-notification to the party that claims to be the copyright owner. If that party then does not file suit to enjoin the alleged violation, Maritime Connector will re-post or unblock the material within 10-20 business days.

Maritime Connector reserves the right to use uploaded photos on its own page or to make available links to uploaded photos for other websites or applications to incorporate as part of their service.

  • TERMS OF PAYMENT

On our web pages for maritime employment you can perform an online payment of our services using Pay Pal / credit cards, bank transfer or Internet banking.

By the Croatian VAT Act, article 5-6, all non-Croatian customers are exempted of Croatian taxes.

Payment and activation period:

1. PAY PALL

2.  CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS:

All services that are selected, and payment is done by credit card system, will be activated and accessible instantly.

All payments will be effected in Croatian currency. The amount your credit card account will be charged for is obtained through the conversion of the price in Euro into Croatian kuna according to the current exchange rate of the Croatian National bank. When charging your credit card, the same amount is converted into your local currency according to the exchange rate of credit card associations. As a result of this conversion there is a possibility of a slight difference from the original price stated in our web site.

3.  BANK TRANSFER - INTERNET BANKING:

Services that are selected, and payment is done by bank transfer or internet banking, will be activated and accessible as soon as possible within 48 hours. Next data can be used to complete the payment:

Nexus d.o.o.
Giuseppe Carabina 11, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia
VAT no: 48833913849

Transaction account:
IBAN: HR53 2340 0091 1103 2898 1
SWIFT CODE: PBZGHR2X
Bank: PRIVREDNA BANKA ZAGREB

If the payment is performed from Croatia:
Transaction account: 2340009-1110328981

For Reference no. enter the order number that will be displayed after service selection.
Payment confirmations please send to email office@maritime-connector.com or to fax +385-51-263083 so that we can activate the services as soon as possible.

You will receive the invoice for activated services upon your payment electronically within 48 hours.

Transaction security:

Online payment will be done via computer system, which performs credit/debit cards authorization. 128 bit encrypted SSL protocol (Secure Sockets Layer) is used to ensure data privacy provided via internet. Credit / debit cards numbers will not be stored in the payment system, which protects your data during and after online transaction.

Private card data are sent online only and directly to bank authorization center, which makes the payment safe.

To confirm and check the safe communication between your computer and our site during transaction, a small lock icon is visible in the lower part of your internet browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox …). Pointing to that icon shows the confirmation that the privacy is protected by 128 bit SSL protocol.

Statement of protection and collecting private data:

Maritime Connector – Nexus d.o.o. is obligated to protect the private data of all customers, in that way that collects only the necessary data that are essential to perform our services. Nexus d.o.o. gives the possibility to the customers if their data should be removed for marketing activities. All customer private data are kept safe and are accessible only to Nexus d.o.o. employees to perform their duties. All Nexus d.o.o. employees and their business partners are responsible to respect the privacy terms.
 

If you notice any Copyright violation, untruthful content or any other mistake don't hesitate to contact us at office@maritime-connector.com