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Global Maritime Recruitment

Privacy statement


U-People is an organisation that matches employees to employers. In order to do so, U-People records information about both those employees and those employers. U-People guarantees that this information is handled carefully and with discretion, taking into account the interests of all parties concerned. U-People observes the utmost care in ensuring the privacy of visitors to this website. Please feel free to visit our website as often as you please and read the information presented here, with no strings attached. This privacy statement explains what information U-People gathers by way of this website, and for what purpose.

Data collection and usage

Visitors who are interested in U-People’s services and who wish to register as candidates can register. In this case U-People asks for specific personal details, like name, e-mail address and CV. U-People uses this information to create a file with candidate information, to keep the candidates updated about U-People, vacancies, news and developments and to match the candidate with potential employers.

At all times, candidates are entitled to know which of their personal data U-People keeps on record. They may ask to examine that information and point out any errors, propose changes or request removal of certain data. Candidates wishing to do so should send a written request to


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Modification of the Privacy Statement

U-People may, from time to time, for various reasons, make a complement to or change the Privacy Statement. The most current Privacy Statement is on the website of U-People.