Data protection declaration

The protection of your personal data is an important concern for us with which we deal very seriously. Therefore your personal data will always be treated confidential and according to the legal data protection legislation as well as according to this data protection declaration.


This data protection declaration shall inform the users of this website about the manner, the extent and the purpose of the elicitation and the use of personal data by the website operator, the Blend Shipping Incorporated.

As a result of the new technologies and the constant development of this website we recommend the visitors to stay up to date about possible changes in the data protection declaration by reading this declaration every now and then.

Definitions for the used terminologies (for example ‘personal data’ or ‘processing’ you can access in the Article 4 of the DSGVO.

Access data

Because of our legitimate interest (view Article 6 (1) DSGVO) we, as the website operator or provider, collect data about access to the website and save these as ‘Server-Logfiles’ on the server of the website. The data is logged in the following manner:

  • Visited website
  • Time of access to the website
  • Quantity of the sent data in byte
  • Source/referral from where you accessed the site
  • Used browser
  • Used operating system
  • Used IP address

The Server-Logfiles are saved for maximal seven days and subsequently erased. The saving of the data happens out of safety reasons (for example to clarify cases of misuse). If data has to be rescinded because it serves as proof it will not be erased until the incident is finally resolved.

Reach measurement and cookies

This website uses cookies to conduct pseudonymized reach measurement which is transferred either from our server or from a third-party server to the server of the user. Cookies are small files which are saved on your terminal device. You browser accesses these files. By the use of cookies the usability as well as the website safety increase. If you do not want that cookies are saved on your terminal device for the reach measurement, you can object the use of this kind of data here:

  • Cookie-Deactivation-Site of the initiative for network advertising!/

Current browsers offer the adjustment option: ‘Cookies not allowed’. Please note: It is not ensured that you can use all functions on this website without restrictions if you apply the corresponding adjustment.

Capture and processing of personal data

The web site provider collects, uses and shares your personal data only in the case that it is legally permitted or if you consent to it. As personal data are considered any and all information which serves to determine who you are and can be tracked back to you – such as your name, your email-address and your telephone number.

This website you can also visit without providing information about your person. Nevertheless for the improvement of our website we save the access data to our website. This access data includes for example the requested data or the name of your internet provider. Because of the anonymization of your data it is not possible to draw conclusions regarding your person.

In this part we point out that we process personal data like prename, last name, IP address, email address, place of residence, postal code and other contents from the contact form. The processing of the personal data proceeds based on our legitimate interest to  accomplish our contractually agreed services and to optimize our online presence.

Dealing with contact data

If you get in contact with us as website provider by the us of the offered contact possibilities, your data will be save, so that it can be reconsidered to proceed with the processing and answering of your inquiry. Without your consent these data will not be transferred to third-parties.

Google Analytics

This website uses, due to our justified interest to optimize and analyze our online presence, within the meaning of the Article 6 (1) DSGVO the service ‘Google Analytics’ which is offered by the Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses ‘Cookies’ – Text files which are saved on your terminal device. As a rule the information which is collected by the use of cookies is sent to and saved on the Google servers in the United States of America.

Google LLC complies with the European data security right and is certified to the Privacy-Shield-Agreement:

On this website the IP anonymization is in place. The IP address of the user is shortened within the member states of the European Union and of the European Economic Area as well as in other contract states of the agreement.

Only in particular cases the IP address will be transferred primarily in full to the United States of America and afterwards be shortened there. Because of this shortage the reference to your person is canceled. The IP address which is transmitted by the browser will not be combined with other data saved by Google.

In the context of the agreement concerning the order data processing which we concluded as website provider with the Google Inc., the Google Inc. compiles statistics of the website usage and activity based on the collected information and offers services related to the internet usage.

The data which collects Google according to our assignment are used to evaluate the usage of our online presence by the individual user (for example to create reports about the activity on our website or to improve our online presence).

You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by activating the corresponding adjustments in your browser. It is not ensured that you can use all functions on this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.

Furthermore by using a browser plugin you can prevent that the collected information (including your IP address) will be sent and used by the Google Inc.. Click on the following link to download the corresponding plugin:

Alternatively you avoid with a click on this link (IMPORTANT: Insert opt-out link that Google Analytics collects data related to you on this website. With a click on the link above you download an opt-out cookie. To achieve that your browser has to allow the storage of cookies categorically. If you erase your cookies consistently, it is necessary to click again on the link every time you visit the website.

Here you find further information related to the data usage by Google Inc.:

  • (Data which are collected by partners of Google
  • (Adjustments related to advertisement which is shown to you)
  • (Usage of cookies in notifications)

Rights of the user

You as a user have the right to receive on request a free information about which of your personal data has been saved. Furthermore you have the right that false data will be corrected, that data will not be processed and that personal data will be erased. If applicable, you can use your right of data portability. If you should assume that your data was processed unlawfully, you can file a complaint for the responsible controlling authority.

Erasure of data

If your wish does not collide with a statutory duty for the storage of data (for example data preservation), you have a right to erasure of your data. If the data saved on our servers should not be necessary anymore according to their indented purpose and if there does not exist a obligation to preserve records, it will be erased. If a erasure can not be conducted because the data is required for legitimate statutory purposes, it follows a restriction of the data processing. In this case the data will be suspended and will not be processed for other purposes.

Right of objection

User of this website can exert their right of objection and object the processing of their personal data at any time.

If you require a rectification, an inhibition, an erasure or an information regarding the personal data saved about your person or if you have any questions regarding the inquiry, processing or usage of your personal data or if you would like to revoke accorded consent please direct yourself to the following email address: