Data protection
Shipping company Griffioen takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with data protection legislation. The use of our website is possible without providing personal information. If personal information (such as name, address or e-mail address) is requested on our website, this is done on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent. We point out that data transfer via the internet (for example when communicating via e-mail) can contain security breaches. Complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is not possible.

SSL encryption
Our entire website is secured with a domain validated, 256-bit Domain SSL Certificate from the trusted organization Comodo CA Limited. Encryption with a digital certificate ensures that the data transfer remains private during the connection between your computer or mobile phone and our website. You can recognize an encrypted connection if the address line of the browser starts with “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser line.

In order to make your visit to our website as pleasant as possible and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on different pages. These are small text files that are placed on your device. A number of cookies used by us are deleted after the browser session, ie after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us or our partners to recognize your browser during your next visit (persistance cookies). You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of cookies and can make a decision at a time as to whether the cookies will be switched off completely. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website will be limited.

Server log files
The provider of this website automatically collects information and stores it in the so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:

• browser type / browser version
• the operating system used
• referrer URL
• hostname of the computer
• time of the server request

This data is not specifically assignable to persons. No compilation of this data with other data sources is made. We reserve the right to examine this data with retroactive effect when we receive specific indications of unlawful use.

Reservation request & contact form
If you send us requests via the reservation request and the contact form, your entered data including the contact data for the purpose of processing the request and for questions or follow-up will be stored with us. We will not provide this data without permission.

Google services
We use various services from Google Inc.

Click here for the Privacy Guide for Google products

Click here for Google's privacy policy

• Google Web Fonts
This website uses web fonts provided by Google to display the fonts evenly. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into the cache of your browser to display the texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font of your device is used.

• Google Maps
On our website we use Google Maps (API) to display interactive maps. As soon as you visit a page that incorporates a map from Google Maps, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is sent to servers of Google in the US and stored there. Google may pass this information on to third parties, as required by law or to those who process this data on behalf of Google. As far as we know, Google will not link your IP address with other data from Google. We have no influence on this data transfer.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only to the extent that they are necessary to justify content-related agreements or change the legal relationship (file data). We only collect, process and use personal data about the use of our website (user data) to the extent that it is necessary to enable the user to use or pay for the service.

Sending data (customer and contract data)
We only send personal data to third parties if it is necessary to fulfill the contract; such as forwarding data to the forwarder or the commissioned credit institution for payment settlement. A further transfer of data to third parties does not happen unless you have given your explicit permission. A transfer of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

Your rights and contact
You are entitled to free information about your stored data and to rectification, closure or deletion of this data. You can also contact us in writing if you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data. The same applies to requests for information, blocking, deletion and correction with regard to your personal data and for withdrawal of permission granted. You will find the address data on our contact page.

If you have any further questions about our website, you can always to contact us.

Date of the Privacy Statement:
May 2018