Legal Terms & Conditions



This website is operated by the Shipping Deputy Ministry (SDM).


The use and access of pages of the website is subject to the terms and conditions set out below. The terms and conditions apply to all users of this web site. By accessing, browsing and/or using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by and comply with the present Terms of Use and with the applicable Cyprus legislation in force. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions contained herein, you are not authorized to access this website or use any of the website’s services.

The information available on this website is intended as a guide only and every reasonable effort shall be made to keep it current and accurate. It does not however purport to be a legal interpretation. The web site may contain typographical errors or certain inaccuracies and the SDM reserves the right to correct any such errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to update information at any time, without prior notice.

In the event of any discrepancy between the version of a document obtained from this website and the designated official version, the designated official version is the authorative one.


Payments in this website are performed through By submitting your credit card details, you understand and agree that JCC will charge the credit card you entered for the amount of the transaction. Please read’ s relevant information and Terms of Use.


All the information on this Website including all images is the copyrighted material of the SDM except as otherwise indicated. Copying, downloading, republishing, distributing, or reproducing any of the information on this Website is prohibited without the prior written consent of the SDM unless the information is for personal use.


The SDM is committed to compliance with all relevant EU and National legislation in respect of the protection of Personal Data of individuals whose information the SDM collects and processes in accordance with the latest relevant legislation.

The protection of your Personal Data is of special importance to us. We collect and use Personal Data in order to operate our organization lawfully, effectively and efficiently and thus, be able to offer high quality services. We hereby confirm that your Personal Data/contact details will not be passed on to third parties and will be used by the SDM only to contact you for information purposes. We will only keep your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected and continue to process it and to satisfy any legal and/or corporate governance obligations or practice. You have the right to access, rectification, restriction, deletion and portability of your data and the right to object to the use of your personal data.

The personal data of the users will be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information. The SDM undertakes to take all reasonable precautions to protect security of the Personal Data of the users from any loss or unauthorized use, access or disclosure.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


Links to external sites are provided for the user's convenience. The SDM does not review, endorse, approve or control and is not responsible for any sites linked from or to this website, the contents of those sites, the third parties named therein or their products and services. Linking to any other site is at your sole risk and the SDM will not be responsible or liable damages in connection with linking.


The information provided on this website is believed to be reliable when posted. The SDM cannot guarantee that information will be accurate, complete and current at all times. In no event will the SDM be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential damage sustained by any user as a result of his/her reliance on information contained in this website and/or use of this web site and/or use of any other linked site, including, without limitation, any loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise.


The SDM reserves the right to make any modifications to this website, including terminating, changing, suspending or continuing any aspect of the web site at any time, without notice and to impose additional rules or limits on the use of the web site. By using this Website, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore regularly visit this page to determine the current terms to which you are bound.

If you believe that the SDM has not adhered to these Terms of Use please contact us. We will use all reasonable endeavours to promptly determine and remedy the problem.


In cases of a breach of these Terms of Use by any User, the SDM may and will take all necessary action to protect its rights. The SDM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.


The use of this Website shall be governed by the Law of the Republic of Cyprus.


The conference will be videotaped and snapshots and photos taken from various events during the conference will be posted on the Organisers' websites and social media accounts. The conference participant expressly states that any appearance on the videos/photos of the event does not offend his/her personality or any other right and hence has no claim against the Conference Organisers.


I hereby provide my consent to the use of my personal data as indicated in the present Legal Terms and Conditions document. The provision of this consent does not exclude the obligation of the SDM and/or of other parties as the case may be to obtain the prior free, explicit and specific consent whenever required in accordance with the relevant Legislation.