Privacy Policy — KNOT (“the Website”) is a Superyacht Recruitment Agency commited to protecting the privacy of our Candidates, Clients and users of our website.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal information we collect about you when you use the Website.

If you register on the Website as a member (either as a crew seeker or job seeker) and provide us with personal data, we will process such personal data on the basis that it is necessary to do so in order to perform the contract you enter into with us.

Registration with and use of the Website for job seekers and crew seekers are free. We will process your personal data on the basis set out below as it is in our legitimate interests to do so following your application for membership.

This privacy policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and any services provided through them. This privacy Policy has been written to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EU (2016/679).

What Information do we collect about you?

We collect personal data about you when you apply for membership with the Website. We do so in order to provide you with the recruitment services that are available through the Website.

The personal data that we collect includes your name, email address, telephone number, passport, certificates and home address. If you are a job seeker we will also ask for details of the kind of work you are looking for and your preferred work location. If you decide to upload a CV, cover letter, personal statement or other similar document or information we will keep that information for as long you want to keep your account with the Website.

What do we do with your personal data?

By registering with the Website it is understood that job seekers are actively soliciting contact from prospective employers and recruiters about opportunities which match the job seekers’ fields of interest. If you are a job seeker we will therefore make your personal data available to Clients who use the Website or contact us to find suitable candidates for specific roles that they are seeking to fill.


In the event that you register on the Website as a job seeker we will only send you information which relates to our recruitment services.

In the event that you register on the Website solely for career advice, we will only send you information related to career advice and and on how to access our other services if you want to make use of that advice.

If you consent to receive marketing material using your contact preferences you may change your mind at any time.

You can also amend the contact preferences in your account to stop us from contacting you in connection with the recruitment services through the Website for which you register when you set up your account.

Data Sharing and Transfers

Save where it is necessary to do so in order to provide you with the Website’s recruitment services or to put you in touch with a third party course provider selected by you as set out in this policy, we do not share your personal data with third parties.

Your personal data is stored on our servers which are in the European Economic Area. If we share your personal data with any third party service provider in the course of providing you with our services, those third parties are required to process your data in accordance with contracts which comply with data protection legislation.

Access to your information and correction

We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up-to-date and will delete or amend any information that you think is inaccurate. Should you wish to delete your account please contact us via the online form. Amendments to your account can be made online by logging in to your Members Area.

We aim to provide you with useful work-related services for the whole of your career. However, you have the right to close your account at any time and have us delete all of your personal information unless we are in the process of responding to any complaint that you make.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the Website, to compile statistical reports on Website activity and to help us make recommendations that are relevant to you.

We also use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Website. Those companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide you with advertisements about other goods and services that may be of interest to you.

If you would like more information about this practice, including how to prevent it, please visit, or


Changes to our Privacy Policy


We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we place any updates on this web page. This policy was last updated on 25 May 2020.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

by email

or write to us at Data Protection Officer, KnotSpirit Ltd, 8 Elmtree Close, Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7NN

How do you remove your name from the database?

You can contact us to request for your account to be closed at any time, which will be confirmed by KnotSpirit.

How do you unsubscribe from future mailings?

If you have a jobseeker account, you can stop receiving emails by going to your profile and unsubscribing from the mailing list.

How can you obtain information held about you?

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information please email us at

Registered Office

  • KnotSpirit Ltd
  • 8 Elmtree Close
  • Surrey
  • KT147NN

Company Number 111 389 17. Registered in the UK.