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Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd understands that privacy is especially important to you and we do our best to respect it.

The sections below detail how Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd handles your personal data when you use our services, when you visit our websites or when you otherwise deal with our affiliate. By using any of our services including our website or otherwise dealing with us and by providing us with any personal information, you are consenting to the use of your personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy.

Please do not send us any personal information if you do not want your personal information to be used in the way described herein.

This Privacy Policy applies to all processing activities by the Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd group of companies, whether acting as data controller or as data processor.

Use of Personal Data
If you want to use our services or when you otherwise deal with an entity of the Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd group of companies, you may be asked for some personal data, such as your first and last name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, mobile number, date of birth, language and other personal data which we deem necessary or useful.

Personal data can be collected through various channels: e.g. orally, by telephone, in writing or through electronic forms on our websites (for example, the vacancy application facility in the “Jobs” section of our website).

When collecting personal data the purpose of collecting is apparent at the point that you provide your personal information and we only use your information for those purposes. If Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd would want to process your personal data for a purpose other than that for which it was collected, we will contact you beforehand with information on that purpose and with any other relevant information.

The personal data you provide us through different channels is stored in files held by Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd. The personal data is used for:
•    To provide and improve our services to you.
•    To compile anonymous statistics, for example, website usage statistics.
•    To market our services.
•    To manage our relationship with you.
•    To fulfil our legal or contractual obligations.
•    For the purposes of recruitment.
•    For other legitimate business purposes.

The personal data is stored for up to 5 years after a person has ceased its dealings with Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd unless otherwise indicated at the time of collecting your personal data.

Processing Personal Data
Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd is committed only to process personal data of a data subject if at least one of the following applies:
•    The data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.
•    Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the          

      request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.
•    Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject.
•    Processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person.
•    Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where

      such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection

      of personal data.
•    Processing of special categories of personal data (if any) and processing of personal data not received from the data subject

      will be executed in compliance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

Protection of Personal Data
We apply the highest standard of security when it comes to safeguarding and protecting personal data. We have taken technical and organizational measures to protect the databases in which your personal data is kept against unauthorized access, unauthorized use, theft, or loss. Our security measures are regularly evaluated and adapted so that we can continue to provide a high level of protection.

Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd shall report any serious security breach to the authorities and/or the data subject and/or the data controller as per applicable law or contractual provisions if it becomes aware that the security, confidentiality, or integrity of personal data has been compromised.

Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties
We do not make personal information available to any third party, except with your prior permission or when such disclosure is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or when Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd is obliged to do so in accordance with applicable law and regulations.

Any information that you provide to us may be shared with and processed by any entity in the worldwide network of Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd group of companies. This may entail a transfer of your information from a location within the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) to outside the EEA, or from outside the EEA to a location within the EEA. The level of information protection in countries outside the EEA may be less than that offered within the EEA, however we have procedures in place to ensure the protection of your information up to the level required within the EEA.

While it is unlikely, we may be required to disclose your information to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. We will use reasonable endeavours to notify you before we do this unless we are legally restricted from doing so.

Connection Data
We register a limited set of information about connections that are made to our websites and the software and devices that are used to accomplish this. This data is used to create statistics and improve the quality of our websites and services through analyses of your surfing behaviour on our websites. No personal data in relation to connection data are collected or processed by Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd.

Your Rights
Under applicable data protection legislation we will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, please advise us of any changes to your information.

You are entitled to request details of the information we hold about you and to have it rectified or erased as allowed by applicable data protection legislation. You may object to or restrict the processing of your personal data in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation. If the processing of personal data is based on your explicit consent you may withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing such data prior to such withdrawal.

You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit this data to another controller without hindrance from us where (i) the processing is based on your explicit consent or on a contract with yourself; and (ii) the processing is carried out by automated means.
If you receive marketing materials from us, you may withdraw your consent for us to send these to you at any time and free of charge by sending an e-mail to

Changes in our Privacy Policy
Our privacy policy may be extended or adapted in the future (for example, to accommodate new developments). For this reason, we recommend that you consult this privacy policy regularly.

We further reserve all rights to make ad hoc changes to this Privacy Policy on a case by case basis to suit a specific personal data collection process. In such case, deviations from this Privacy Policy will be made apparent at the moment you provide your personal information.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact the controller or the data protection offer through

Any complaint regarding the illegal or abusive usage of the Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd Websites can be sent to

Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd Details
Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd
Seaforth Shipping (K) Ltd.
Cotts House 1st floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 85593
80100 Mombasa

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