Terms & conditions

Terms & conditions of Blue Nautica

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Blue Nautica’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

General information

The term ‘Blue Nautica’ or ‘BN’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to:

Obrt Trogir, vl. Joško Kandija (Blue Nautica),
Registered at: Trades and Crafts Register of the Republic of Croatia, Split-Dalmatia County (Trogir)
Address: Put Cumbrijana 19, 21220 Trogir, Croatia
VAT: 82766671547
MBO: 92443656

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither Blue Nautica nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the pictures, text, design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Croatia.

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Blue Nautica and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event, will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website, you can link to other websites which are not under the control of Blue Nautica. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Blue Nautica takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Payment methods

Payment in cash

Cash payment is payment in cash upon arrival.
Prices of services are expressed in EUR. Payment can be made in HRK or EUR. For the conversion from EUR to HRK, the selling rate for cash of OTP banka on the day of payment will be applied.

Credit and debit card payments

One-time payments in the webshop can be made with most credit and debit cards.

Payment by credit or debit card is made once, and the payment process itself is protected by the highest security standards of card payment protection, which includes authentication of the cardholder with a token or 3D secure code issued by the card issuing bank. For questions about 3D secure authentication, contact your card issuer’s bank. When paying by card, the user’s account is debited immediately, without delay (Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, VISA PREMIUM, Diners).

Payment by bank transfer

Payment is made according to the issued offer / invoice on:

Obrt Trogir, vl. Joško Kandija (Blue Nautica)
OTP banka d.d.
IBAN: HR1724070001100610247
SWIFT (BIC): OTPVHR2X

Security of online card payments

WSpay - Web Secure Payment Gateway

Blue Nautica uses WSPay for online payments.
WSPay is a secure system for online payment, real-time payment, credit and debit cards and other payment methods. WSPay provides the customer and merchant with secure registration and transfer of entered card data, which is confirmed by the PCI DSS certificate that WSPay has. WSPay uses 256-bit encryption SSL certification and the TLS 1.2 cryptographic protocol as the highest levels of protection for data entry and transmission.

Protection of personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Parliament and of the Council No. 2016/679-Regulation and the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation

WSPay, as the executor of credit card authorization and payment, handles personal data as a processor and handles personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council No. 2016/679 and strict PCI DSS L1 regulations on registration protection and data transmission.

WSPay uses SSL certificate 256-bit encryption and TLS 1.2 cryptographic protocol as the highest levels of protection when entering and transferring data.

Personal data used for the purpose of authorization and collection, ie in the performance of obligations of the Agreement or under the Agreement, are considered confidential data.

The following personal data of the buyer are required for the execution of the Contract (authorizations and collection):

  • Name and surname
  • E-mail
  • Phone
  • Address
  • Location
  • Zip code
  • State
  • Card type
  • Card number
  • Card expiration time
  • CVV card code

WSPay does not process or use this personal data except for the purpose of enforcing the authorization and collection agreement.

WSPay guarantees the fulfilment of all conditions set by the applicable regulations on personal data protection for personal data processors, and in particular the taking of all necessary technical, organizational and security measures, and this is especially confirmed by the PCI DSS L1 certificate.

Accepted credit cards

Prices of services are expressed in EUR. When charging your credit card, the same amount is converted into your local currency according to the exchange rate of credit card associations. As a result of this conversion there is a possibility of a slight difference from the original price stated in our web site.

Diving Terms & Conditions

BOOKING CONFIRMATION

Upon successful completion of the booking procedure, your reservation is considered confirmed and you will receive a booking confirmation to your email address. You are obliged to keep the E-mail confirmation with all the details of the reservation you have confirmed and show it upon arrival on your tour. Pets are not allowed on the tour.

TOUR DATE CHANGES

Safety always comes first. In case of unfavorable weather conditions, your tour will unfortunately not be able to take place and we reserve all rights to make changes. Weather permitting, your tour will take place the next day or otherwise agreed. In case the change does not suit you, the amount you paid will be refunded in full.

CANCELATION POLICY

We would be very sorry if you decide to cancel your tour, but we understand that the plans change during the vacation and that there are valid reasons for this to happen. So, we will do our best to adapt to your decision. However, please be advised of our current cancellation policy:

      • Cancelling at least 7 days prior to your tour start: there will be no charge.
      • Cancelling between 6 and 3 days prior to your tour start: you will be charged 50% of the total cost of your booking. If you paid a deposit, you will be charged the remaining amount to complete 50% of the total cost of your reservation.
      • Cancelling without any notice less than 72 hours prior to your tour start or in any other case: you will be charged the total cost of your reservation.
      • In case of non-arrival (no-show) at the exact place and on the exact time according to the booking confirmation, you will be charged the total cost of your reservation.

In the event of any refund, the refund will be made within 7 days of receipt of a valid cancellation notice, in accordance with the above policy. Only cancellation requests submitted in writing and sent to the following Email address will be taken into account: info@blue-nautica.com .

INSURANCE

Blue Nautica operates as a professional diving school and diving center providing the organization of diving courses, organized dives and visits to the underwater museum. In this capacity, Blue Nautica has all the appropriate insurances, but it is certainly advisable to obtain your own travel (tourist) insurance.

Protection and collection of personal data

Blue Nautica is committed to protecting the personal data of customers, by collecting only the necessary, basic information about customers / users that is necessary to meet our obligations; informs customers about how to use the collected data, regularly gives customers a choice about the use of their data, including the ability to decide whether or not to remove their name from the lists used for marketing campaigns. All user data is strictly kept and is available only to employees who need this data to do their job. All Blue Nautica employees and business partners are responsible for adhering to the principles of privacy protection.

Disputes and settlement

The contracting parties will do their utmost to resolve any disputes internally. However, if no agreement can be reached, complaints can be made to a third party authorized to assist in resolving complaints from dissatisfied consumers within the EU, please use the following link to the EU Online Dispute Resolution Platform. The Commercial Court in Split has jurisdiction to resolve court disputes.

Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how BLUE NAUTICA, referred to hereafter as Blue Nautica uses and protects any information that you give Blue Nautica when you use this website.

Blue Nautica is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Blue Nautica may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

We may collect the following information:

  • name and contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

INTERNAL RECORD KEEPING

We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@blue-nautica.com

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information, we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. By accessing this website, you signify your acceptance of these conditions.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION PRIVACY STATEMENT (”GDPR” STATEMENT)

This GDPR Statement applies to persons in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including those based in the United Kingdom. This GDPR Statement supplements our Statement; however, where the Statement conflicts with the GDPR Statement, the GDPR Statement will prevail as to persons in the EEA.

USE OF INFORMATION

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to.

Pursuant to GDPR, we will use your personal data in one or more of the following circumstances:

  • Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third-party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests
  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
  • With your consent

YOUR RIGHTS UNDER GDPR

You have certain rights regarding your personal data.

Your rights with respect to your own personal data include the following:

The right to request access to your personal data. This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you.

The right to request to correct your personal data if it is inaccurate. You may also supplement any incomplete personal data we have, taking into account the purposes of the processing.

The right to request deletion of your personal data if:

  • your personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we collected or processed them;
  • you withdraw your consent if the processing of your personal data is based on consent and no other legal ground exists;
  • you object to the processing of your personal data and we do not have an overriding legitimate ground for processing;
  • your personal data is unlawfully processed;
  • your personal data must be deleted for compliance with a legal obligation.

The right to object to the processing of your personal data. We will comply with your request, unless we have a compelling overriding legitimate interest for processing or we need to continue processing your personal data to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim.

The right to restrict the processing of personal data, if:

  • the accuracy of your personal data is contested by you, for the period in which we have to verify the accuracy of the personal data; or
  • the processing is unlawful and you oppose the deletion of your personal data and request restriction; or
  • we no longer need your personal data for the purposes of processing, but your personal data is required by you for legal claims; or
  • you have objected to the processing, for the period in which we have to verify overriding legitimate grounds.

    The right to data portability. You may request that we send this personal data to a third-party, where feasible. You only have this right if it relates to personal data you have provided to us where the processing is based on consent or necessity for the performance of a contract between you and us, and the processing is conducted by automated means.

    You also have the right to lodge a complaint before your national data protection authority.

    You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights described in this Statement). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.

    We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. In an effort to speed up our response, we may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request.