The following text contains the necessary information to comply with the provisions of Spanish Organic Act 3/2018 of 5 December on Personal Data Protection and Digital Rights Guarantee and REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons and implementing regulations, with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), and applies them as the basis for legitimating the personal data processing.

That is why our recommendation is to read it in full since accessing this website implies your commitment and acceptance, without reservation, of the terms and conditions set forth below.

STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. wants the users of its website to know the policy implemented to process and protect the personal data of the persons who voluntarily use the registration forms or contact emails to arrange contracts with or contact STERLINK SHIPPING S. L. involving personal data disclosures.

Data controller: website users are informed of the existence of several automated personal data filing systems controlled by STERLINK SHIPPING S. L., with registered office for such purposes at Avda. Manuel Agustín Heredia, nº 1, Muelle, 3, Estación marítima del Puerto de Málaga, 29001 Málaga (Spain), and email address at, which collects and stores the personal data of the users and/or clients communicating with STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. 

Purpose of the personal data processing: the users' personal data disclosure to STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. through its website can only be understood to take place when they voluntarily use its consultancy or association services to contact STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. or in the contact emails since the data processing is inevitable in such cases and implicit in the contract or contact system.

In such cases, and those described in the next section, the company informs the clients and/or users that the data are processed for the following purposes:

Users are obligated to provide truthful information when completing all the data required.

The legal basis for processing the personal data provided to us can be the execution of a potential and/or signed contractual relationship, legitimate interest, legal clearance and/or consent from the data subject itself. The data we request are appropriate, pertinent and strictly necessary and you are not obligated to provide them in any event but not providing such data can affect the purpose of the service or make it impossible to select and intermediate in the labour market in relation to your employment and/or professional services.

Data retention period: your data shall be retained during the time required to comply with the purpose for which they were collected and to defend any potential claims arising from that purpose and the data processing. To comply with the Maritime Labour Convention and based on the legitimate interest of the requesting party, the data shall be retained for more than one year, without prejudice to the data subject exercising its rights.

Data recipients: your personal data can be provided to:

Data transfer: your personal data can be transferred to the clients of STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. established in non-EU states where the protection and guarantee levels may not be equivalent to those of the EU. That transfer is based on the legitimate interest of accessing the international maritime job market and, when formalising the contract, you must provide your consent so that this includes the data comprising your résumé and your professional qualifications and certificates, the medical examination required to provide service at sea and, where applicable, the criminal record certificate, as well as the data required to carry out the work.

Rights vis-à-vis the data controller: you are hereby informed that you have the right to:

Security measures adopted regarding the personal data processing: STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. informs users that, in accordance with the GDPR and the Security Measures Regulation, it has adopted the necessary technical and organisational measures to ensure the security of the personal data and prevent their alteration, loss or unauthorised processing or access, based on the state of the technology, the nature of the stored data and the risks to which they are exposed. STERLINK SHIPPING, S. L. also ensures users, clients, suppliers and third parties in general its compliance with the duty of professional secrecy regarding the users' personal data and the duty to keep them.