Last updated: Jan 27th, 2021
By using, or submitting any information to, our Website or any applications or tools therein located, you consent to the collection and processing of personal data as described below
iContainers Solutions S.L.U., a company registered in Spain (“iContainers”, “we”, “us” or “our”), respects your preferences concerning the collection and use of your personal data.
This policy describes how we collect personal data out of your use of the www.shipafreight.com website (the “Website”) and how we use such personal data (hereinafter, the “Policy”). iContainers is the primary controller of personal data collected through the Website.
This Policy applies only to the personal data that we collect online, from users of our Website.
You can visit most areas of the Website without providing any information about you. However, our Website may include certain applications that require certain personal data from you.
Before using any of the aforementioned applications we may require some personal data from you. Such personal data is needed to fulfill our legitimate interests of knowing you as a user of our website or to offer you, as a potential customer, products or services that fulfill your needs. Such personal data may also be needed for the purpose of entering into, or providing services under, a contract with you. The provision of your personal data is voluntary and is therefore based on your consent. However, if you do not provide such personal data, you may not be able to receive the requested information from us.
iContainers also collects and processes personal data it did not collect from you. This is the case where iContainers receives personal data from your device as part of the electronic communication itself – the standard electronic greeting between your computer, the network, and our servers. At this time, our server will also query your computer to see if there are “cookies” previously set by the Website to facilitate log in, or other site navigation procedures.
Our website may contain applications that allow you to book shipments, in which case you need to provide us with third party personal data needed to arrange for such shipment. In such case, you represent and warrant to iContainers that you have obtained all necessary third party consents for the processing of such personal data contemplated by the shipment.
For the purposes detailed herein, iContainers collects and processes the following categories of personal data:
iContainers may use your personal data in several ways, as follows:
For pursuing its legitimate interest of improving its business practices, iContainers will collect and process your personal data for the following purposes:
Lastly, iContainers may be required to collect and process personal data to comply with legally mandated reporting, disclosure, as well as any legal requirements.
iContainers may implement profiling activities, which enables us to better understand your potential needs and expectations so as to provide you with tailored information and/or services, the most likely to be of interest to you. Please note yet that such profiling activities will not make you subject to any legal consequences as it is just a useful way for us to better get to know you and to adapt our services proposals accordingly. To exercise your right to object to such profiling please contact email@example.com
We do conduct e-mail marketing activities. If in the use of our website you have provided us with email or other personal data, we will ask your consent to send you e-marking material, except in the event that you are an existing customer and such permission is not required according to law. We will include an “unsubscribe” link in each electronic communication so that you can advise us whether you wish to continue receiving such communications going forward and will take due note of your choice accordingly.
iContainers will retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes specified under this Policy, except as otherwise agreed with you on a contract or as provided by applicable law.
iContainers implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk and has in place generally accepted information security techniques to prevent unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to personal data we collect. These measures include policies, procedures, firewalls, access control procedures and cryptography, and technical elements relating to personal data access controls.
In order to pursue the purposes referred to under this Policy, iContainers may need to share certain personal data with its subsidiaries and affiliates in different jurisdictions (which may also act as data controllers), with service providers (e.g. those needed for the operation of the Website, credit card clearing houses, transport companies, etc.) and other third parties. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, we also need to share your personal data with our subsidiaries and affiliates, carriers or other third party agents or service providers in order to perform the transportation and ancillary services that you requested from us. We share personal data to the parties referred above only to the extent needed to run the website and conduct the activities referred to in this policy.
iContainers takes appropriate steps to ensure that its personnel, its affiliates and third-party vendors are bound by duties of confidentiality and that the Company implements measures such as EU standard contractual clauses to ensure that any transferred personal data, remains protected and secure.
You are entitled to: (i) request access to your personal data processed by iContainers; (ii) request the rectification of your personal data; (iii) request the erasure of your personal data; (iv) request the restriction of processing or object thereto; (v) receive your personal data in a structured and standard format as part of your right to portability; and (vi) lodge a complaint with a local supervisory authority.
Should you be willing to exercise the rights referred to under this section, you may write to the email address specified under the contact section below (“How Can I Contact iContainers?”).
iContainers does not intend to collect and process personal data from children. If you believe that a child has submitted personal data through our Website, please contact us using the information below.
The inclusion of any external link on our Website does not imply our endorsement of the website, the company (including such company’s products) that such external link leads to, and we do not accept any liability connection thereto.
This Policy reflects our current data protection policies and practices. We reserve the right to update it from time, in which case the new version will be posted on the Website.
If you have questions about this Policy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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