Terms & conditions
Terms and conditions
|1.||Use of the Maersk Group Website|
|1.1||These terms apply only to those parts of the worldslargestship.com website which do not require a digital certificate or other security device or measure for access; references to ‘website’ below shall be construed accordingly.|
|1.2||This website is made available by A.P. Møller -Mærsk A/S (‘Maersk Group’). Any party accessing or browsing this website or downloading or using any information, data, text, images, video or audio or any other materials available from Maersk Group via or generated on, posted or uploaded to the website (‘Content’) or otherwise requesting, using or receiving any services or facilities (‘Services’) via the website (‘User’) may only do so subject to: (1) the terms and conditions set out below, (2) any additional instructions, terms or conditions on the website that apply to particular Content or Services which the User uses (such additional instructions, terms and conditions to prevail over the terms and conditions below to the extent of any inconsistency), and (3) the privacy statement available on www.worldslargestship.com , together referred to as the ‘General Website Terms’. Access to or use of this website or any Content or Services available via it shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by the User of, and agreement by the User to, the General Website Terms.|
|1.3||If the User accesses the website or receives or uses Content or Services on behalf of any other party (including any body corporate), that party shall also be bound by the General Website Terms as if that party were a User. The User warrants and represents that he is authorised by any such party to bind that party to the General Website Terms.|
|2||Status of General Website Terms|
|2.1||The General Website Terms shall not affect, or form part of, the terms of any contract of carriage with Maersk Group.|
|3.1||Ownership of all copyrights, database rights, patents, trade or service marks, product names or design rights (whether registered or unregistered), trade secrets and confidential information and any similar rights existing in any territory now or in future (‘Intellectual Property Rights’) and similar rights and interests in all domain names, trade marks, logos, branding appearing on the website and all Content, or otherwise relating to the structure of the website and the Services offered by Maersk Group via the website, vests in Maersk Group or its licensors.|
|3.2||The User may use this website and the Content and Services available via the website only for the purposes reasonably anticipated on this website or as otherwise might reasonably be expected in the course of his relationship with Maersk Group and in accordance with any procedures from time to time in force on the website. The User may not access any areas of the website to which access is indicated to be restricted unless the User has obtained appropriate authorisation and any relevant access device (such as a digital certificate) from Maersk Group. The User may not: (1) use or permit any other party to use all or any part of the website, Content or Services in connection with activities that breach any relevant laws, infringe any third party’s rights, or breach any applicable standards, content requirements or codes; (2) post to, upload to, temporarily store on (if such facility is provided) or transmit through, the website any information, materials or content that might be or might encourage conduct that might be unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, discriminatory, pornographic, profane or indecent; (3) use the website for the purpose of or as a means to send ‘flame’ or ‘spam’ emails.|
|3.3||The User shall procure the waiver of any moral rights in any information, data or other content or materials posted or uploaded by the User to the website (‘User Materials’). The User hereby irrevocably authorises Maersk Group and its licensees to use any User Materials for all reasonable business purposes, including without limitation copying, amending, incorporating in other materials, publishing or otherwise providing to third parties (and permitting such third parties to use and sublicense the User Materials) anywhere in the world any such User Materials. The User agrees to take any steps (including completing any further document) that may be required in any jurisdiction to give effect to this clause.|
|Maersk Group does not warrant or represent that the User’s or any other party’s use of the Content or the Services available via the website will not infringe rights of third parties.|
|4.1||Maersk Group will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Content accurately reflects either (1) the relevant part of Maersk Group’s records held on Maersk Group’s computer systems or (2) information received from a party other than Maersk Group. Maersk Group does not warrant that the Content is accurate, sufficient, error free, complete or up to date at the time it is accessed. The User should make further enquiries to satisfy himself of the accuracy and completeness of any Content before relying on it. Certain Content may be labelled as indicative only, in which case Maersk Group makes no warranties at all in relation to its quality, accuracy, completeness or timeGroupss.|
|4.2||Except as set out in the General Website Terms, Maersk Group shall have no liability whatsoever for breach of any implied warranty, term or condition that might otherwise apply including (without limitation) in relation to the operation, quality or fitness for purpose of the website or any Content, User Materials or Service, or the use of reasonable skill and care.|
|4.3||The User is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of any User Materials. The User shall ensure the User Materials do not infringe any Intellectual Property Right or other right of any third party and are not defamatory, unlawful, immoral or otherwise likely to breach or infringe any right or requirement or to give rise to any claim for loss or damage by any third party. The User shall indemnify and hold harmless Maersk Group and its affiliates, associates and agents against any claims, losses, actions, proceedings, damage or other liabilities whatsoever (including damages or compensation paid by Maersk Group to compromise or settle a claim), and all legal costs or other expenses, suffered by Maersk Group or its affiliates and associates as a result of any actual or potential breach by the User of its obligations under this clause 4.3.|
|5.1||The website may contain certain links or references to websites operated by third parties. Maersk Group makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding any third party website which the User may access through this website or which the User may use or access to enable access to or use of this website and any of its Content or Services. Any such website is wholly separate and independent from this website and Maersk Group does not have any control over the content or operation of such website. Maersk Group does not endorse any third party website, and does not accept any responsibility for the existence, operation, content or use of such website.|
|5.2||A User may place hyperlinks to any unrestricted area of this website provided that the User complies with the following terms or any other terms posted on the website from time to time. The User: (1) may link to, but may not, unless with Maersk Group’s prior written agreement, replicate in any way any Content appearing on the website; (2) may not create a border environment or browser around or otherwise frame any Content or create any impression that the Content is supplied or owned by any party other than Maersk Group; (3) may not present misleading or false information about Maersk Group, its services or Content; (4) may not misrepresent Maersk Group’s relationship with the linking User (or any third party); (5) may not create any implication or inference that Maersk Group endorses the linking User or its services (or any third party); (6) may not use or reproduce Maersk Group’s logo, trade marks or name; (7) may not provide or display any content that could be construed as obscene, libellous, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, discriminatory, pornographic or inappropriate in any other way; (8) may not display or provide materials, content or anything else that might violate any laws of any jurisdiction or infringe any Intellectual Property Right; and (9) must clearly indicate that the Maersk Group website is operated by Maersk Group and is not controlled by or otherwise associated or connected with the linked website, and that Maersk Group’s terms and conditions apply in relation to any use of the Maersk Group website.|
|5.3||Any User must immediately on request remove any link placed on or to any area of this website. The User shall not permit any third party aggregator of information to access or retrieve information from this website on the User’s behalf. The User may not in any way run software programs, scripts, macros or similar materials against or in relation to any part of the website as these could endanger, compromise or hamper the stability and operation of the website or infringe rights in or relating to the website or any materials appearing on it.|
|6.1||The User agrees to comply with any reasonable instructions Maersk Group may issue regarding the website’s security.|
|6.2||The User must ensure that he does not do anything during or after any access to or use of the website, Content or Services which might result in the security of the website, or the systems or security of Maersk Group or any other users of the website, or any Maersk Group customers or associated or affiliated companies, being compromised.|
|6.3||Both the User and Maersk Group shall each take all reasonable precautions to ensure that communications through the website and its own systems are not affected by computer viruses or other destructive or disruptive components, and to ensure no such components are transmitted to or via Maersk Group or the website.|
|7.1||The total liability of Maersk Group, its affiliates, associates and agents to the User and any person acting on the User’s behalf, howsoever arising out of or in connection with the General Website Terms and/or the website, Services or Content (including in relation to negligence) shall, in aggregate, in respect of any claim, or series of connected claims arising out of the same cause in any calendar year, not exceed USD 500 (United States Dollars Five Hundred).|
|7.2||The User shall ensure that no claims for more than the aggregate limit of liability set out in clause 7.1 are brought against Maersk Group, its affiliates, associates or agents.|
|7.3||The User is advised to obtain, if he considers appropriate, insurance cover at his cost, in particular for any loss exceeding the limit set out in clause 7.1 above.|
|7.4||Nothing in the General Website Terms shall exclude liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence or for fraud on the part of Maersk Group.|
|7.5||Except as set out in the General Website Terms, Maersk Group, its affiliates, associates and agents shall have no liability whatsoever in respect of the use of the Content, Services or website, howsoever arising.|
|8.1||Use of this website or of the Content or Services may be subject to certain legal or regulatory requirements in particular jurisdictions. The User may only access or use the website, Content or Services to the extent such access or use is permitted in the jurisdiction in which he accesses or uses the website, Content or Services.|
|8.2||Maersk Group will not be liable for any loss (including without limitation loss of profit), damage, delay or failure in performing any of its duties relating to the General Website Terms caused in whole or in part by the action of any government or governmental agency, natural occurrence, law or regulation (or any change in the interpretation thereof), injunction, currency restriction, sanction, exchange control, industrial action (whether involving its staff or not), war, terrorist action, equipment failure, interruption to power supplies or anything whatsoever beyond its reasonable control.|
|8.3||The General Website Terms supersede all previous agreements, communications, representations and discussions between the parties relating to the website. No party will have a right of action against Maersk Group arising from any previous agreement, communication, representation and discussion in respect of the website (except in the case of fraudulent misrepresentation), and neither party has relied on any terms, warranties, representations or conditions other than those expressly stated in the General Website Terms. No modification or waiver of the General Website Terms shall be binding on Maersk Group unless it is in writing and agreed by an authorised representative of Maersk Group.|
|8.4||References in the General Website Terms to ‘in writing’ or ‘written’ include communication by email or other electronic form. References in the General Website Terms to the singular include the plural and vice versa.|
|8.5||Each of the provisions of the General Website Terms is severable from the others and if one or more of them becomes void, illegal or unenforceable, the remainder will not be affected in any way.|
|8.6||The rights of Maersk Group under the General Website Terms may be exercised as often as necessary and are cumulative and not exclusive of its rights under any applicable law. Any delay in the exercise or non-exercise of any such right is not a waiver of that right.|
|8.7||The User may not assign, part with or otherwise transfer any right or benefit under any provision of the General Website Terms without Maersk Group’s prior written consent.|
|8.8||Subject to clause 2, Maersk Group may at any time and without notice or liability change, improve or remove any Content or any Services available via the website, or the General Website Terms.|
|8.9||Maersk Group may assist or co-operate with authorities in any jurisdiction in relation to any direction or request to disclose personal or other information regarding any User or the use of the website, Content or Services.|
|8.10||Maersk Group’s affiliates, associates and agents (‘Relevant Third Parties’) shall have the benefit of all provisions of the General Website Terms which are expressed to be for their benefit, as well as the law and jurisdiction clause. In entering into the General Website Terms, Maersk Group does so (to the extent of such provisions) not only on its own behalf but also as agent and trustee for such persons.|
|8.11||To the extent that clause 8.10 is not effective to give such benefit to any Relevant Third Party, such Relevant Third Party may enforce such provisions in its own name pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999. The General Website Terms may be varied or rescinded, by agreement or in accordance with their terms, without the consent of any Relevant Third Party.|
|8.12||The General Website Terms shall be subject to English law and any dispute, claim, matter of construction or interpretation arising out of or relating to the website, including the General Website Terms, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.|
This website is provided and controlled by A. P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Esplanaden 50, DK-1098 Copenhagen K, Denmark, CVR no.: 22 75 62 14 (“Maersk”).
Maersk recognizes and respects the importance of the privacy of our visitors of our websites. This policy accounts for the personal data and cookies etc. used via our websites. If you do not agree with the terms herein, please do not use this website and delete the cookies placed by the website.
Please be aware that a separate privacy statement applies to recruitment. The privacy state-ment applicable to recruitment is available here. However, the section on cookies below also applies to recruitment.
2. Personal data
On our websites, we may collect information about name, postal address, email address, other contact information, age, interests, gender, IP addresses and other personal data. Our websites are intended for a general audience, and Maersk does not knowingly collect personal data about any person under the age of 18 years.
We process personal data for the following purposes:
- Provision of Maersk services and products and to accommodate your requests and inquiries
- Provision of newsletters offered by Maersk
- The purposes listed in the below cookie section
As a global group Maersk may transfer personal data collected by us on an aggregated or individual level to various divisions, subsidiaries, joint ventures and affiliated companies of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S (“Maersk Group”) around the world located inside or outside the European Economic Area for the purposes stated above, as well to data processors outside of Maersk in India or other countries globally for storage and service purposes. Personal data will not be disclosed to anyone outside the Maersk Group without your consent unless permitted or required under applicable legislation.
We delete or anonymize your personal data when it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected and subsequently processed.
If you have submitted personal data to us, e.g. when registering for a newsletter, you enjoy certain rights to access and rectify data, however, subject to certain legal limitations.
We have implemented appropriate organizational and technical security measures to protect your personal data. We store personal data on servers with limited access located in secured facilities, and our security measures are evaluated on an ongoing basis. The servers are protected by anti-virus software and firewalls, among other measures.
The following third parties store the following cookies on this website:
- Google Analytics (provided by Google Inc.) to enable us a) to perform statistical analyses of e.g. number of visitors, information on gender, age, location, interests and the like to learn about our visitors and b) to improve the website friendliness and usability, e.g. on the basis of website traffic measurements
- Addthis (provided by AddThis, Inc.) to enable the visitors of our website to use social media features, like sharing, sending or recommending pages to others
- Youtube (provided by YouTube LLC.) to store session preferences (e.g. language) and suggest other content based on your previous uses (only activated when you are logged in to Youtube when visiting our website and only when clicking the YouTube button)
- Facebook (provided by Facebook, Inc.) to identify users logged in to Facebook for the purpose of sharing content on Facebook (only when you are logged in to Facebook when visiting our website and only when clicking the Facebook button)
- LinkedIn (provided by LinkedIn Corp.) to enable the “follow” and “share” features of LinkedIn (only when you are logged in to LinkedIn when visiting our website and only when clicking the LinkedIn button).
You may delete cookies if you no longer wish to store them on your computer. However, please note that the high quality of our website may be reduced as a consequence thereof. Please refer to the help guide for your browser for further guidance.
5. Contact details
If you have any questions or comments or wish to exercise your rights under applicable legislation, please contact our privacy team by emailing to email@example.com.