Privacy Statement Maritime Capacity Alliance 

This is the privacy statement of Maritime Capacity Alliance,  hereinafter referred to as: Maritime Capacity Alliance. Maritime Capacity Alliance is located at Wilgenbos 2 (3311JX) in Dordrecht. This document explains how Maritime Capacity Alliance handles the processing of your personal data. Maritime Capacity Alliance takes the greatest possible care when processing your personal data.

Obtaining personal data:

If you use the services of Maritime Capacity Alliance you provide a number of personal data to Maritime Capacity Alliance yourself, or personal data is obtained from you in the context of the agreement. Personal data is understood to mean all data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Categories personal

Maritime Capacity Alliance recognized the following categories of personal data:

  • Contact and name and address details;
  • Company details;
  • Financial details;
  • Other personal data provided by you yourself.

The aim of the processing

The personal information that is processed by Maritime Capacity Alliance, are designed in order to:

  • To contact you to inform you about the services you have purchased and their implementation;
  • performing its services;
  • Improving services;
  • Making payments;
  • Compliance with legal obligations;
  • Doing marketing and communication expressions;
  • Improving the website by analyzing visitor behavior on the website;
  • Sending newsletters;
  • Data exchange with third parties for the performance of the service.

Basis of processing

The processing of personal data is only possible based on the following principles: (i) legal obligation, (ii) execution of the agreement, (iii) obtained (explicit) consent from the data subjects, and (iv) legitimate interest. Personal data is processed when providing the services of Maritime Capacity Alliance. Maritime Capacity Alliance only processes data that Maritime Capacity Alliance deems necessary for (improving) the service and handles the (personal) data it has collected about you and your use of the services with care. The basis for processing this data is the agreement that you have entered with Maritime Capacity Alliance. 

Necessity of processing

The processing of your personal data is necessary to be able to carry out the service. The services that Maritime Capacity Alliance offers cannot be fully performed without the processing of your personal data. If your explicit permission is required for specific purposes regarding the personal data, you must give permission for this separately.

Automated decision – making

There is no automated decision – making.

Retention period

The personal data processed by Maritime Capacity Alliance are stored in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations. If a longer retention period is necessary based on legislation or regulations, the personal data will be kept longer in accordance with these requirements. All (obtained) personal data will not be kept longer than strictly necessary.

Processing by third parties

Maritime Capacity Alliance only shares personal data with third parties if this is strictly necessary for the execution of an agreement and to comply with relevant laws and regulations. No personal data is sold. Maritime Capacity Alliance may have a legal obligation to share personal data with third parties. If personal data is shared with third parties, processing agreements are concluded for this. The third parties with whom to share personal information are:

  • Software suppliers, for the purpose of the execution of the agreement. The categories of personal data that are processed are location data and contact and name and address data.
  • Website administrator, for the purpose of executing the agreement. The categories of personal data that are processed are location data and contact and name and address data.

Security of Personal Data

Maritime Capacity Alliance takes the protection of your personal data seriously and considers the state of the art, implementation costs, as well as the nature, scope, context and the processing purposes and the risks varying in probability and seriousness for the rights and freedoms of individuals, appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.

Under 16 years old?

If you are a minor, i.e., younger than 16, you may only give permission for the processing of your personal data with the permission of one of your parents or legal guardians. It is then important that your parent(s) or guardian read this statement. They can also exercise the rights you have regarding the personal data you leave with us, such as the right to object to the (further) processing of your personal data or the right to access and correct your data.


By using the website, you agree to the disclaimer. Maritime Capacity Alliance reserves the right to change the content of its website and/or this disclaimer at any time without informing its customers and/or users of the website of this change. The content of the website has been compiled with the greatest possible care but may nevertheless contain possible inaccuracies or be incomplete. Maritime Capacity Alliance does not accept any liability whatsoever for damage caused by or resulting from the use of the website. The use of this website is entirely at the expense and risk of a user of the website. No rights can be derived from the content of the website. All texts on the website are copyrighted and property of Maritime Capacity Alliance insofar as they do not belong to third parties.


Third-party Websites and Services

The Services may link to third party websites or services. The privacy practices of those third parties are not covered by this Privacy Statement. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these third-party websites and services to understand their practices.

Maritime Capacity Alliance has no control over the content or links that appear on the websites of third parties and is not responsible for the practices employed by the websites linked to or from our website. In addition, these websites, or services, including their content and links, may change constantly.

This version was last adopted on January 19, 2022.

Cookie statement

Maritime Capacity Alliance uses technical and functional cookies to optimize the website. Cookies are small text files that are sent along when you visit a website to make the user experience of visitors more efficient. Maritime Capacity Alliance may, by law, store cookies on your device if these cookies are strictly necessary to use the website. Other types of cookies require your permission. We recommend that you accept the cookies in connection with the user-friendliness of the website. Visitors to the website have a check-in option.

The cookies that Maritime Capacity Alliance uses are functional cookies: these cookies ensure that the website works properly. These cookies have no consequences for privacy, so that no permission must be requested and granted. With these cookies, for example, your browser settings are stored so that our website can be viewed best, or that the website remains accessible (load balancing), but also cookies that ensure that no other cookies may be placed (no-follow).

With your permission we place ”tracking cookies” on your computer. We use these cookies to keep track of which pages you visit, to build a profile of your online behavior. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like, but only to tailor advertisements to your profile so that they are as relevant to you as possible.

Cookies from Google are also placed on theMaritime Capacity Alliance website for the purpose of Google Analytics. This means that Maritime Capacity Alliance cannot link information to a natural person. We do not keep any information about what you do on the internet. Google Analytics may be required by applicable laws and regulations to provide access to this data. If you have any questions about this, please contact us via the contact options on the website.

Use of social media

Maritime Capacity Alliance uses cookies from third parties to optimize the website. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on the website. Third parties mean Google Analytics and social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram). The privacy and cookie policy of the relevant company applies to the use of cookies from other companies (third parties). When you click the social media button on the website, a social media cookie is placed. This allows the social media party to recognize your IP address as soon as you share an article from the website. For the cookies of social media parties and the data and/or personal data they collect with them, Maritime Capacity Alliance refers you to the privacy and cookie statements of these parties.



settings If you do not want websites to place cookies on your device that you use to view the website, you can adjust your browser settings. Before a cookie is placed, you will receive a warning and you must give permission for the cookie. Failure to do so may, for example, result in the website not working properly. You can adjust the settings of your browser so that your browser refuses all cookies and cookies from third parties. You can also delete placed cookies. For this you must adjust the settings of your browser via preferences and then you can adjust the privacy settings.

This privacy statement does not apply to websites of third parties that are connected to this website by means of links. We cannot guarantee that these third parties will handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We recommend that you read the privacy statement of these websites before using these websites.

Right of stakeholders

As a data subject you have the following rights:

  • Right of access;

As a data subject, you have the right to obtain a definitive answer as to whether your personal data is being processed and, if so, to inspect the processing thereof.

  • Right to rectification;

You have the right to obtain rectification and completion of incorrect data.

  • Right to erasure;

A data subject must obtain erasure of personal data concerning him/her without undue delay.

  • Right to restriction of processing;

As a data subject, you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Please contact Maritime Capacity Alliance for this.

  • Right to data portability;

A data subject has the right to obtain the personal data concerning him/her that he has provided to N-Sea Group in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable form, and to transfer this data to N-Sea Group without being hindered by the controller to whom they were issued.

  • Right to object;

The data subject has the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to his situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, including profiling based on those provisions. N-Sea Group will cease processing the personal data unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh the interests, freedoms and rights of the data subject related to the exercise, establishment, or defense of legal claims.


If you have a complaint about the way in which Maritime Capacity Alliance handles your personal data, or if you wish to exercise one of the above rights, you can contact us via the website or by e-mail via the website. To ensure that you wish to exercise a right, Maritime Capacity Alliance asks you to enclose a copy of your proof of identity. You can black out your passport photo and MRZ (strip with numbers at the bottom) to protect your privacy. Maritime Capacity Alliance will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at the latest within 4 weeks. You can also submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority. This is the competent enforcement body. You can contact us via this link:

Changes to the Privacy Statement

Maritime Capacity Alliance can change the privacy statement at any time. The most recent version is published on the website. Therefore, always keep an eye on the website for the most recent version. If the new privacy statement has consequences for the way in which we process already collected data relating to you, we will inform you by e-mail.

This version was last adopted on January 19, 2022.