Privacy Policy


Policy Overview
To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy we have created this statement. Below we explain our information gathering and dissemination practices in relation to the Direct Crewing website. Information supplied to Direct Crewing will be treated with respect and in accordance with all applicable UK Data Protection legislation currently in force. Information will only be used by us for the purposes that you have agreed to. Unless agreed by a visitor, information supplied will not be given to any third party except to comply with the law or to protect the safety of Direct Crewing employees, third party employees or members of the public.
What information do we collect? How do we use it?

IP Address
An IP address is a data structure understood by the Internet which uniquely identifies you so that information can be sent to your computer so you can view WebPages. We use your computer's IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and administer our Website.

Registration information
When a visitor registers for information either for News or Job Alerts, they will complete a form which asks for their registration details. We do not attribute this information to any email address other than for use of supplying relevant job or news information to the visitor by email or traditional communication. We are collecting postal address or telephone number for general administration purposes to follow through any enquiry. This data is for our internal use only and will only be passed to other individuals at possible interview stage. If at any time they wish to unsubscribe from receiving Direct Crewing Emails they can amend their details in the “My account” section;

Application information
We only allow the companies that a visitor has applied for positions with and Direct Crewing employees to view your application and/or CV. We do not distribute your information to any other company in relation to other vacancies that we may be advertising on the Direct Crewing Website.

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

This Website contains links to other sites. Direct Crewing are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Contests, Competitions, Surveys
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested is usually just a name and/or email address but may include contact and demographic information (such as postcode, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Site and Service Updates
We may at any time contact via email registered users to inform them service issues. This may or may not include information regarding when the site may not be accessible or to prevent email transmitted "viruses"

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our site so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Our website stores a number of different cookies on the computer or device that you use to access our website. Cookies are small text files used by browsers to store small bits of information about a device or computer, such as preferred settings or preferred languages.
Cookies do not take up much space (unless you have thousands of them) and cannot contain viruses or other harmful code.
The ICO has categorized all cookies into to 4 classes:

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

On our website we never use category 4 cookies, which are the only cookies that are likely to track your behaviour across multiple websites. The majority of our cookies are category 2 cookies, although other websites/services that we use, such as Facebook or Twitter, may store category 3 cookies on your computer when you visit our website or share content.
Using our site may result in the following cookies being stored on your computer: 

Name of cookie

Used for...


These cookies are set by our analytics software (Google analytics) and are used to monitor how many people visit our site, which search engine they used to find our site, and how they navigated around the site (i.e. which pages were viewed). These cookies do not store any information that is able to identify you personally and are immensely useful to us as business owners or service providers.


These are session cookies used to give you a better experience using the website. There is no personally-identifiable information stored in the cookie.


This is a session cookie used when you are logged into the website.


Set and used by our live support system

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to:
Direct Crewing Ltd.
Agency: Förster-Huang GmbH
Stolpmünder Weg 4
23669 Timmendorfer Strand
phone +49 (0)4503-702660-0
fax +49 (0)4503-702660-15
or contact us via email