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Website Terms & Privacy Policy

Terms of Use:

Persons who access the essDOCS Group website (“essDOCS Group”, “essDOCS”, “we” or “us” shall mean any company or any number of the companies in the essDOCS Group such as the context so admits) agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:

About Us
The members of the essDOCS Group are separate companies engaged in a variety of trades and no assumption should be made that the whole group or any part of the group is a single legal entity, or that any one member controls another.

Proprietary Rights
Unless otherwise stated, the materials located on the essDOCS website including text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, real time or other information and content as well as any software programs available on or through the website (the "Content" or "Contents") are the property of essDOCS and are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All right, title and interest in and to the Contents are owned, licensed or controlled by essDOCS. No license nor any other right is granted to any other person in respect of any related intellectual property rights, other than a licence to download the Contents to your computer temporarily and incidentally for the purpose of viewing this website.

The trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names of essDOCS may not be used without essDOCS prior written permission. Requests for permission should be sent by email to

Use of Contents
Except as otherwise indicated with respect to a particular portion, file, or document provided on this website, you may only print one copy of the Contents for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not copy, store, either in hardcopy or in an electronic retrieval system, transmit, transfer, perform, broadcast, publish, reproduce, create a derivative work from, display, distribute, sell, license, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any of the Contents to any third person (including, without limitation, others in your company or organization) whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise without the prior written permission of essDOCS. Requests for such permission must be in writing and should be sent to:

Errors and Inaccuracies
essDOCS does not represent or warrant that the Contents are accurate, complete, or current. This includes pricing and availability information. We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions, and to change or update the Contents at any time without prior notice.

Forward Looking Statements
To the extent that there are any forward looking statements on the website, these reflect the views of essDOCS as of the date on which they were made with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those expressed in such statements, depending on a variety of factors.

Disclaimer of Liability
The Contents available on or through the website are provided "as is" and essDOCS accepts no responsibility for any reliance on any Content included on it. Despite our efforts, the information contained in this website may not be comprehensive, accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. The essDOCS Group, its directors, officers and staff do not make any representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, any share price information, research information, data and/or content contained on the website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party or data or content providers) ("information"), shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website and accept no liability whatsoever for any inaccuracies or omissions. Any decision you make based on information contained in this site is your sole responsibility and at your own risk. essDOCS does not accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages arising out of access to, or the use of, this website.

Links to essDOCS Website
Web site visitors may create a hypertext link to the essDOCS website, but only if such link is directed to our homepage at

Links to Other Sites
This website contains links to other resources on the Internet. Those links are provided to you in good faith to help you identify and locate quickly and easily other Internet resources that may be of interest to you. Should you leave this site via a link contained herein, the content that you view therein is not provided by essDOCS and is beyond our control. essDOCS is not responsible for, nor has it developed or reviewed, the content at those sites. The fact that we provide these links does not mean that we endorse any or all of these sites and does not indicate any responsibility on our part for their contents; we provide these links for the ease of our users only. It is your responsibility to decide whether any services/products available on any of these sites are suitable for your purposes.

essDOCS prohibits storing of unauthorized hypertext links on the website and the framing of any Content available through the site. essDOCS reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other site reached by links to or from the essDOCS website.

No Confidentiality
Any comments or other submissions sent to us will be deemed to be non-confidential, and shall be the property of essDOCS, including worldwide rights in all intellectual property submitted to us through the website.

There is a technology called "cookies" which can be used by a website to enable its users to store tailored information from the website. A cookie can be sent to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Some essDOCS pages use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to our site. A cookie does not retrieve any other data from your hard drive or capture or store your e-mail address. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You may continue browsing our site even if you decide not to accept the cookie.

Privacy Policy
Personal details provided to essDOCS through this web site will only be used in accordance with our privacy policy (below) and by providing your personal details to us you are consenting to their use in accordance with our privacy policy.

Antitrust Compliance Policy
essDOCS is committed to maintaining fair and competitive practices in the trading and shipping industries, and to adhering to all applicable antitrust laws adopted for these purposes. Accordingly, all website visitors reviewing the Content and participating in any online meetings organised by essDOCS, including surveys, workgroups and workshops, are prohibited from discussing or reaching agreement on or disseminating information relating to any activities which have the purpose or effect of restraining trade or which have the potential to affect or distort competition among individual companies. Such activities include, but are not limited to: fixing terms, prices or rates; discussions relating to particular customers or suppliers; boycotting or blacklisting particular customers or suppliers; allocating or dividing customers, territories, or markets; or otherwise seeking to distort competition.

Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use
essDOCS reserves the right to revise these terms and conditions at any time without giving you notice of such changes. You should check the current terms and conditions every time you visit, because in browsing this website you are submitting to being bound by the latest version.

Violations of Terms and Conditions of Use
essDOCS reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these terms and conditions, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to our site.

Applicable Law
Your use of this website and downloads from it are governed by, and these terms and conditions are to be interpreted in accordance with, English law. You agree to submit any dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or in relation to this website, to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law

Privacy Policy:

Persons who access the essDOCS website agree to be bound by the following privacy policy:

essDOCS respects your privacy. In general, you can visit essDOCS website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.

There are times when we may need information from you, such as your name, mailing address or email address. You will be asked to supply that information voluntarily. By submitting any personal information in this way, you agree that we may use it to respond to you (including forwarding it to other related companies of essDOCS) and that we may store it for as long as is necessary to: address your question or comment; satisfy any legal obligation that we may have (including any obligation under regulation or governmental request); or protect the rights, property, safety or security of essDOCS and its related companies. If we propose to use your details to send you information from essDOCS about events or developments which we believe may be of interest to you (other than information that you have specifically requested), we give you an opportunity to tell us that you do not wish to receive such information by ticking a box - alternatively, you can let us know your preferences by sending an email to

We collect non-public personal information from applications or other forms that you submit to us, and from your transactions with us, or others, and from consumer and business reporting agencies. We will not sell your personal information to, or share it with, any other company or third party agency, except as required by law. We disclose such non-public personal information about you only to those employees who have a need to know.

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to guard your non-public personal information.

When essDOCS receives information about your session or about you, we may use it for research, regulatory purposes, or to improve our site. In general, on essDOCS website, IP addresses (the internet address of a computer) are logged to track a user's session while the user remains anonymous. This data is analyzed for certain trends and statistics, such as which parts of our site users are visiting and how long they spend there, among other possible uses.

essDOCS reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time and users are deemed to be aware of and bound by any changes to this Privacy Policy upon publication on our website. It is your responsibility to check it for changes. Any changed Privacy Policy will apply only to non-public personal information you give to us or confirm to us after the effective date of the change. Accordingly, we recommend that you review our Privacy Policy before giving or confirming to us any non-public personal information.

If you have any questions about our privacy policies, want to exercise your right to see a copy of the information that we hold about you, or think that information we hold about you may need to be corrected, please send an email to