Data protection declaration
We appreciate you visiting our homepage. As personal data is extremely valuable and we wish to ensure secure processing, we would like to inform you of the gathering of personal data on our homepage.
An additional security feature of our website is the HTTPS connection (SSL encryption) which also increases the level of protection.
Unfortunately, not all data transfers via the Internet (email etc) are secure. Therefore, we wish to point out that we cannot guarantee complete protection of personal data if you use these transfer channels.
Our Internet presentation contains links to other Internet sites (links).
We have no influence over the content of the linked sites. These were carefully checked prior to the placing of the links. However, it cannot be excluded that content-related changes have been undertaken by the operators of the respective sites which breach applicable laws or our philosophy.
We wish to distance ourselves from such content.
Personal data is not passed on to third parties and your data is not used for purposes which go beyond processing the query. Should it be necessary to pass this data on to third parties in order to respond to the query, the agreement of the customer is deemed to have been issued to this extent.
In particular, the data which is provided to us will not be used for advertising purposes.
Company data of the competent body:
AP – Aeronautical Professionals Malta Ltd
Office No. 692,
Mezzanine Level, Arrivals Hall,
Malta International Airport, Luqa
LQA 4000, Malta
Company management (board of directors)
Alexander Cutajar (Accountable Manager)
Address of the competent body
AP – Aeronautical Professionals Malta Ltd
Office No. 692,
Mezzanine Level, Arrivals Hall,
Malta International Airport, Luqa
LQA 4000, Malta
Visit to the Internet presence
It is generally possible to visit our site without providing personal data.
However, for technical reasons it is not possible to visit our Internet presence unless you notify us of your IP address, so that our server can send you the information you have requested.
Our Internet presence is encrypted for your security and ours and uses the “https” protocol. In order to check the identity and validity of the key used for this purpose, our Internet server refers your Internet browser to the issuer of the certificate with which our Internet site was encrypted, which then establishes a connection to the United Kingdom without any action on our part.
The certificate used on our Internet sites was issued by
GMO GlobalSign, Ltd. Springfield House Sandling Road Maidstone, Kent ME 14 2LP United Kingdom
The data protection policy of GMO GlobalSign, Ltd. can be viewed here: https://downloads.globalsign.com/acton/attachment/2674/f-0a47/1/-/-/-/-/GlobalSign-Privacy-Policy.pdf
Data gathering and recording
The following data is transferred to us when you access our website:
- Date and time of the request
- Name of the requested site
- Site from which the sub-site was requested
- Access status (site transferred, site not found etc)
- Web browser and operating system used
- Transferred data quantity
We are aware that from a legal point of view, IP addresses are classed as personal data, however these are not used by us. For reasons connected to technical security, in order to prevent attempted attacks against our server, this data will be deleted after the purpose is removed.
We take organisational, contractual and technical security measures in accordance with the state of technology, in order to ensure that the regulations of the data protection laws are complied with and in order to protect the data processed by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. In particular, the security measures include the encrypted transfer of data between your browser and our server.
Gathering and processing of personal data
Should you send us an email, the data will be saved in accordance with the statutory guidelines in case of a business relationship. Should this not be the case, the emails will be deleted within 30 days. Please bear in mind that an email is equivalent to a postcard and does not guarantee the secure transfer of your data.
Getting in touch
When you get in touch with us (by email and telephone), the information of the user will be processed in order to respond to the enquiry and to deal with this in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b) GDPR.
The information of the users can be saved in our customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or comparable enquiry filing systems.
It is possible for us to deposit so-called “cookies” on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies are text files which are received by your Internet browser and which are stored on your computer.
By means of these, we can recognise your computer next time you visit us. Most Internet browsers are set in such a way that they automatically accept these cookies.
You can prevent the saving of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However we wish to point out that in such a case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website.
There is a difference between so-called session cookies and analysis cookies. Below, you will find an explanation of these types of cookies.
Cookies which are essential for the operation of the website, as otherwise the functionality of the website can be restricted or parts of the website will not work (necessary session cookies).
Cookies which serve the purpose of analysing user behaviour on the website in order to obtain information concerning number of visitors and to improve the website. Analysis data is gathered anonymously. The individual data records are not assigned to a specific visitor on the website (analysis cookies).
Planned data transfer to third countries / third party providers
We do not plan to transfer data to third countries.
Should content, work tools or other equipment of other providers (hereinafter referred to jointly as “third party providers”) be used in this data protection declaration and should their named places of business be in a third country, it must be assumed that a data transfer to the countries of the places of business of the third party providers will take place. Third countries are defined as countries where there GDPR does not apply directly, ie generally countries outside the EU and/or the European Economic Area. Data is transferred if a reasonable level of data protection is present, if the user has issued his or her consent or if permission is granted by law.
Google may pass this information on to third parties, should this be required by law or should third parties process this information on behalf of Google. Google will not combine the IP address of the user with other data of Google. However, it would be technically possible for the Google to use the user data generated by the use of Google Maps in order to identify the users, to create personality profiles of users from this or to process or use this for other purposes, over which we have no control.
The terms and conditions of use of Google can be viewed at:
The additional terms and conditions of use for Google Maps can be viewed at: https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/terms_maps.html.
Accessing and visiting our company’s Facebook page
It is not possible to visit our company’s Facebook page without providing personal data. This page is provided by Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Facebook is a social network which enables users to create private profiles, upload photos and share these with others, as well as to network with other users by means of friendship requests amongst others.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. Should a data subject live outside of the USA or Canada, the body responsible for the processing of personal data is Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Each time one of the individual pages of this Internet site is accessed, your Internet browser automatically establishes a connection to Facebook. By means of this, Facebook is informed which concrete sub-page of our Internet site you are visiting.
Should you be logged in to Facebook at the same time, Facebook is informed which concrete sub-page of our Internet site has been accessed, each time you visit our Internet site. This information is collected by the Facebook components and assigned to your Facebook account by Facebook. Should you click on one of the Facebook buttons which are integrated into our website, for example the “like” button or should you provide a commentary, Facebook gathers and saves this information in your personal Facebook user account.
Facebook is then informed via the Facebook components that you have visited our Internet site, should you be logged in to Facebook at the same time you access our Internet site; this takes place regardless of whether you click on the Facebook components or not. Should you not wish for this information to be transferred to Facebook in such a way, you can prevent this by logging out of your Facebook account before you access our Internet site.
The data protection policy published by Facebook which can be accessed at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/ provides information concerning the gathering, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. Furthermore, the settings options provided by Facebook in order to protect the private sphere are explained. In addition, there are various applications available which prevent the transfer of data to Facebook. You can use such applications in order to prevent the transfer of data to Facebook.
Accessing and visiting our company’s LinkedIn page
It is not possible to visit our company’s LinkedIn page without providing personal data. This is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Should you be logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can link the contents of our LinkedIn page to your LinkedIn profile and assign these to your user account. We wish to point out that we as the provider of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data and the use of this by LinkedIn.
Further information in this respect can be found in the data protection declaration of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. This information concerning your use of the website which is generated by the cookie, such as:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL (previously visited site)
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Time of the server request
are generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google. We have also extended Google Analytics on this website by the “anonymizeIP“ code. This guarantees the masking of your IP address, so that all data is gathered anonymously. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The use takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 Letter f) GDPR.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator connected to the use of the website and the use of the Internet. You can prevent the saving of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However we wish to point out that in such a case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website.
In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data which is generated by the cookie and which relates to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin which is available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. As an alternative to the browser add on, in particular in case of browsers on mobile end devices, you can also prevent the recording by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which prevents the future recording of your data when visiting this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and will be deposited on your device. Should you delete the cookies in this browser, you need to set the opt-out cookie again.
[You can find information concerning the integration of the opt-out cookie at: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/?hl=de#disable].
We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from double-click cookies and AdWords for statistical purposes. Should you not agree to this, you can de-activate this process via the advert preferences manager(http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=de.
Further information concerning data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics help function (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de).
Exclusion of guarantee
The information, data and content is constantly checked and updated. Despite the care, information may have changed in the meantime. However, we cannot provide any guarantee concerning the up-to-dateness, completeness and correctness of all of the pages. According to general laws, we are responsible for all of our own content which is provided on these websites for use (§ 7 of the German Telemedia Act – TMG).
By means so-called links, we also provide access to third-party information.
We are not responsible for this information (§ 8 TMG), as we do not carry out the transfer, do not select the recipient of the transferred information and have not selected or altered the transferred information. The transfer of information and the provision of access to you also does not require any short term interim saving of this information, due to the type of links used.
Should you follow such a link, you are leaving our web presence and visiting another site, whose content is outside of our area of control. In particular, when you visit the new Internet site, the data protection provisions of the Internet site which you have accessed apply. These may differ from the data protection provisions of our Internet site. Please familiarise yourself with the data protection provisions of the third party Internet site.
Right of objection
Should your personal data be processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR, you have the right in accordance with Article 21 GDPR to raise an objection to the processing of your personal data.
In order to exercise your rights, please contact our data protection officer. The contact details are provided at the end of this data protection declaration.
You also have the right to complain to the supervisory authority which has jurisdiction over us or you, should you be of the opinion that the processing of your personal data is taking place unlawfully.
The address of the data protection supervisory authority which has jurisdiction over us is:
Data Protection Authority of Malta:
Information and Data Protection Commissioner
Level 2, Airways House
Sliema SLM 1549
Changes to the data protection declaration
We reserve the right to alter the data protection declaration, in order to adjust it to changing legal positions, or in case of changes to the service or data processing. However, this does not apply in relation to data processing declarations. Should consent of the users be necessary or should parts of the data protection declaration contain provisions of the contractual relationship with the users, the changes will only take place with the agreement of the users.
Data protection queries and information
Should you have any questions concerning the gathering, processing, saving and deletion of your personal data, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Should you wish to know what data concerning you is saved by us, please feel free to contact us.