Privacy Policy

Updated 24th January 2024


The website is operated by CDM Ventures Limited (“CDM”). CDM is registered in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar at address: Suite 4, 2nd floor the West Wing, Montarik House, 3 Bedlam Court, Gibraltar GX11-1AA.

This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use this website and informs you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. We use your Personal Data to provide and improve Yachtify. By using Yachtify, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.



For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

Account – meaning a unique account created for you to access our service or parts of our service.

Candidate – a seafarer looking for a permanent, seasonal or temporary position,

Company – (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to CDM Ventures Ltd trading as Yachtify, Suite 4, Floor 2, Montarik House, 3 Bedlam Court, Gibraltar, GX11-1AA,

Cookies – small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

Country – refers to the United Kingdom Overseas Territory of Gibraltar as a country.

Personal Data – any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

Service – refers to the Website.

Service Provider – meaning any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service and to provide the Service on behalf of the Company with the aim to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analysing how the Service is used.

Usage Data – refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Website – refers to Yachtify Crew Recruitment, accessible from https//

You – meaning the individual accessing or using the Service, or the Company, or other legal entity on behalf of which said individual is accessing or using the Service.



We take data protection very seriously and understand the importance of protecting your privacy and Personal Information.

If you are person or corporate body looking for yacht management or crew services, the information we store and process about you is limited to:

  • Your name, business email address and telephone number.


We use this to supply you with information about our services and candidates for the roles you seek to fill and to send you regular newsletters (if you opt in). Should you no longer wish to receive our newsletters you may unsubscribe at any time. Please inform us via email if you wish to do so.

If you are a candidate looking for employment, the information we store and process about you is:

  • your contact information (name, email address and telephone number)
  • the information contained in your CV,
  • your statutory documentation.


You provide us with this when you register / submit your personal data via our website or email us directly.

“Personal Data” is information that identifies you as an individual such as (but not limited to) your first name and family name, date of birth, citizenship, email address, phone number, IP address, CV and your statutory documentation including any Certificates of Competency, passport, STCW certification, your marine medical (eg. ENG1) and any references from previous employment.

The Company may use your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • To contact You – by email, mobile calls, apps such as WhatsApp, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication.
  • To manage Your Account – to manage your registration as a user of the service.
  • To manage Your requests.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into by you and us.
  • To maintain our service – which includes monitoring the usage of our service.
  • Internal record-keeping.
  • To improve our products and services.
  • To send you information on events, job offers, news and campaigns.
  • To contact you for market research purposes.
  • For other purposes: We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our service, products, services, marketing and your experience.


Any personal data including but not limited to CV’s, Cover Letters, References and any other information provided by the candidate through this website or via email or social media is subject to Yachtify Privacy Policy. By registering, sending personal data and using this website, the crew member agrees to Yachtify collecting, storing, holding and accessing their personal data and forwarding on to prospective employers. Candidates that register on our website authorise Yachtify to contact referees for a reference check where necessary.

The Company may share your Personal Data in the following situations:

  • For business transfers – we may use your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganisation, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding in which Personal Data held by Us regarding our Service to our users is amongst the assets transferred.
  • With business partners – we may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
  • With other users – when you share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.
  • With Your consent – we may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.



The Company will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.



Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer. The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.



The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the following situations:

  • Business Transactions – If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.
  • Law enforcement – Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
  • Other legal requirements – The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary, to:


Comply with a legal obligation.

Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company.

Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service.

Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public.

Protect against any legal liability.


Security of Your Personal Data:



The security of your Personal Data is of paramount importance to us, but one should remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is ever 100% secure. While Yachtify strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.



We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our service. The technologies we use, may include:

Cookies or Browser Cookies – a cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our service. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our service may use Cookies. Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.



Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise that you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

Yachtify have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.



We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on our website.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.



If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us at any time of the day or night, at: