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Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the information and/or services we provide on the website without notice (see below).
We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the site is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. We will not, however, be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the website, or the entire website, to users who have registered.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions of use.
When using the website, you must refrain from making or doing anything listed under the “Prohibited Uses” section of these terms and conditions.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.  
These terms and conditions regulate the access to information posted on the website and related services in particular website notifications and posting of comments and/or the use of the website for the purpose of submitting application forms available on the website to the relevant ministries, departments or other entities within the Government of Malta.
Automated Notifications and Comments:
This website may offer the service of automated notification on information updates within the website. The notifications functionality allows users to choose what to be notified and when to be notified on information changes. Notifications will be delivered via the email address provided by the user. 

This website may also offer a comments feature to provide interaction between users and the website owner. The feature allows users to intervene and participate in discussions related to the information posted on the website. In the event that such feature is functional, we reserve the right to remove comments that:

– contain abusive, obscene, indecent or offensive language, or link to obscene or offensive material

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– are designed to cause nuisance to the page administrator or other users.
We reserve the right to disable the comments feature at any time without notice.
The automated notifications and comments feature are available to users that have obtained a Maltese Electronic Identity (e-ID). For more information about the e-ID, you may visit www.servizz.gov.mt​​
Online Transactions through Electronic Forms:
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Once you register, you will receive an e-mail notification indicating that your registration to the e-Forms website has been successful and you should be able to login using your credentials. As a registered user you will be able to use the following features:
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  • affect payments for the respective e-Forms
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  • sign documents and e-Forms
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  • view history of e-Forms submitted
  • use guidance mechanisms and help features found on the forms
Registered Users should make sure to read the specific terms and conditions regulating e-Forms transactions prior to submitting an e-Form. Such terms are available here.
“Mobile App” means the software application provided by the Government of Malta (‘Us / We / Our’) which enables access to Government services on mobile devices including any third party software or documentation which enables the use of the software application and any upgrades thereto made available from time to time.
The Government of Malta hereby grants the User (‘You / Your’) a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free, revocable licence to use the Mobile App for Your personal use in accordance with these terms and conditions and subject to any rules or policies applied by any appstore provider or operator from whose site the Mobile App has been downloaded (‘Appstore’).
All trademarks, copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights of any nature in the Mobile App together with the underlying software code are owned either directly by Us or by Our licensors. We do not sell the Mobile App to You. We remain the owners of the Mobile App at all times.
The Mobile App is currently made available to You free of charge. You may make use of the Mobile App in order to provide Your services but You shall not resell or redistribute the Mobile App for profit. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw the Mobile App or charge for the Mobile App or service provided to You, at any time and for any reason.
Any data being utilised by the Mobile App shall be subject to the specific terms and conditions governing the re-use of public sector information. 
If You are not the bill payer for the mobile device being used to access the Mobile App, You will be assumed to have received permission from the bill payer for using the Mobile App. You acknowledge, and shall ensure that the bill payer acknowledges, that the terms of agreement with their respective mobile network provider (‘Mobile Provider’) will continue to apply when using the Mobile App. As a result, the bill payer may be charged by the Mobile Provider for access to network connection services for the duration of the connection while accessing the Mobile App or any such third party charges as may arise. You agree, and shall ensure that the bill payer agrees, that the bill payer accepts responsibility for any such charges.
Any (a) attempt to copy, reproduce, alter, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange or translate the Mobile App; or (b) create derivative works of the Mobile App of any kind whatsoever, shall be strictly prohibited.
We shall use all reasonable efforts for the Mobile App to be fully functional a) where this is technically feasible and b) on devices (i) that are considered mainstream; (ii) having a mainstream operating system; (iii) having the software stack configured as supported by the original device vendor; (iv) having the operating system patched with the latest updates.
The version of the Mobile App may be upgraded from time to time to add support for new functions and services.
We do not accept any responsibility whatsoever for unavailability of the Mobile App or any difficulty or inability to download or access content due to any acts or omissions of the Appstore or any other communication system failure which may result in the Mobile App being unavailable.
You acknowledge that the Mobile App may be affected by factors which are beyond Our reasonable control including, but not limited to, the internet and mobile networks which directly impact the availability of the Mobile App and the quality of the user experience.
From time to time updates to the Mobile App may be issued through the Appstore. Depending on the update, You may not be able to use the Mobile App until You have downloaded or streamed the latest version of the Mobile App and accepted any new terms.
We may terminate use of the Mobile App at any time by giving You prior notice of termination. Upon any termination: (a) the rights and licenses granted to You herein shall terminate; (b) You must cease all use of the Mobile App.
Without prejudice to the other terms on limitation of liability and disclaimer of warranties set out within, We are not liable to You for any damage or alteration to Your equipment including, but not limited to, computer equipment, handheld device or mobile telephones as a result of the installation or use of the Mobile App.
We shall not be held liable in the event of any technical malfunctions occurring during the usage of the Mobile App arising from the downloading of other applications, any technical faults, misuse of Your device, battery life, connectivity issues or any other factors that may arise and which are beyond Our reasonable control.

You may use the website only for lawful purposes. You may not use the website:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable law or regulation
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect
  • In any way which may infringe our rights or the rights of third parties
  • To post, transmit or disseminate any information on or via the Website which is obscene, defamatory or in any way harmful
  • To obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorised access to the Website
  • To alter, deface or interfere with the Website in any way
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the services, or any other systems or networks connected to the services or to any Government of Malta server, or to any of the services offered on or through the website, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means
  • To probe,  scan  or  test  the  vulnerability  of  the  website, including the services  or  any  network connected to the website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the website, including the services or any network connected to the website, including the services
  • To reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace the source of any information on any other user of or visitor to the website, or any other customer of the Government of Malta, including any service account not owned by you or exploit the website or any service or information made available or offered by or through the website, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification  or information, other than  your own information, as provided for by the website or any service provided through the website;​
  • To forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to the Government of Malta on or through the website or any service offered on or through the website. You may not pretend that you are, or that you  represent,  someone  else,  or  impersonate  any  other  person  or  entity  unless authorised.
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to any competent law enforcement authorities in the event of a breach of the preceding paragraph.
You also agree:
Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the website in contravention of the provisions of these terms and conditions.
Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
(i)   any part of the website;
(ii)  any equipment or network on which the website is stored;
(iii) any software used in the provision of the website; or
(iv) any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Not to use any “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the services or any content provided through this website, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the services or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through  any  means  not  purposely  made  available  through  the  website. We reserve the right to bar any such activity.
Not to take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the website or Government of Malta systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the website.
Not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website, including the services, or any transaction being conducted on the website with any other person or entity using the website, including the services.


Where the website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.   
You may link to the website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. 
The website must not be framed on any other site. 
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.
You may print off copies, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the website. 
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
If you print off, copy or download any part of the website in breach of these terms and conditions of use, your right to use the website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Commentary and other materials posted on the website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
We aim to update the website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
A session cookie is a piece of data which is stored on your computer and which expires once you close down your internet browser. The website uses session cookies to temporarily identify user actions when using the website, including the services. A session cookie is information stored in your browser’s cache which is only available to the website for the duration of your browser’s lifetime window (session) when accessing the website or the services and no other site can request this information. By using this website or the services you consent to the storage of cookies on your personal computer. To ensure that the information stored by the session cookie is cleared from cache on your personal computer, it is highly recommended that you close your browser when you finish using the website or the services.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
The material displayed on the website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, any identified contributors (including entities within Government of Malta) and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by law.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: 

loss of income or revenue; 
loss of business; 
loss of profits or contracts; 
loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; 
loss of goodwill; 
wasted management or office time;​
and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
We give you no warranty or assurance. We declare and you acknowledge that all implied warranties and conditions are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law. You should note in particular:
The services provided through this website are not intended to constitute a definitive or complete statement of the law on any subject.
The services provided through this website are not intended to constitute legal advice in any specific situation.
The services provided through this website include archived information and resources, which may be incorrect or out of date.
The services provided through this website, and our means of delivering it may be incompatible with your software or computer configuration.
We may change or withdraw part or all of any services provided through this website at our discretion.


We are committed to protecting our visitors’ and/or user’s privacy and we will not collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily.

Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (Cap 586), we have a legal duty to respect and protect any personal information we collect from you and we will abide by such duty. We take all safeguards necessary to prevent unauthorised access and we do not pass on your details collected from you as a visitor and/or user, to any third party unless you give us your consent to do so or as authorised by law.

The policy can be easily accessible via a link at the bottom of each web page.

How do we process personal data?

1) E-Forms

We may collect personal information in the process of submission of forms through the website, addressed to a Government of Malta Ministry, Department or other Entity as the case may be. In such cases, the website is used as a User Interface and the information contained through forms is submitted for processing to the relevant Government of Malta Ministry, Department or other Entity. In this case, the retention period of the service in question would apply.

2) IP address and location

The web server keeps limited logs about IP addresses or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We do not use IP address logs to track your session or your behaviour on our site.

3) e-ID

You may also authenticate through facilities provided by Central Authorities, such as using your eID account, in such instances, the authentication credentials will be limited to the current session through your web browser.

4) Contact Us/Feedback

When using this website’s online facilities, data subjects may be required to provide their contact details for contact purposes. All information and any personal data that you may decide to provide us in the Contact Us/Feedback form shall be processed only for the strict purpose of responding to your enquiry. ​

Cookies are small pieces of data that the site transfers to the user’s computer hard drive when the user visits the website. This website makes limited use of cookies and consequently, for any further information, you are being guided to visit our Cookies Policy.

Your Rights

As an individual you may exercise your right to access the data held about you, therefore if you have any queries in relation to this data, if any, held by us please contact us by submitting your request to the appropriate data controller through the Contact Us page within the website.

Although all reasonable efforts will be made to keep your information updated, you are kindly requested to inform us of any change referring to the personal data held by this Office. In any case if you consider that certain information about you is inaccurate, you may request rectification of such data. You also have the right to request the blocking or erasure of data. In case you are not satisfied with the outcome of your access request, you may refer a complaint to the Information and Data Protection Commissioner. Visit www.idpc.gov.mt for contact details.

To give you a better service, our site can connect you with a number of links to other local and international organisations and agencies. When connecting to such other websites you will no longer be subject to this policy but to the privacy policy of the new site.

This site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to ensure secure transmission of your personal data. You should be able to see the padlock symbol in the status bar of browser’s address field. The url address will also start with https:// depicting a secure webpage. SSL applies encryption between two points such as your PC and the connecting server. Any data transmitted during the session will be encrypted or scrambled and then decrypted or unscrambled at the receiving end. This will ascertain that data cannot be read during transmission.

If there are any changes to this privacy policy, we will replace this page with an updated version. It is therefore in your own interest to check the “Privacy Policy” page any time you access our web site so as to be aware of any changes which may occur from time to time.

Any comments or suggestions that you may have and which may contribute to a better quality of service will be welcome and greatly appreciated.

The Data Protection Officer may be contacted on:

Department of Information: atalayakarsu@gmail.com


The Department of Information is committed to be fully transparent and provide you with the necessary information about the use of cookies when you visit this website. We strive not to collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily through the online forms.

What is a cookie?
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Gökhan received his degree for Marine Engineering from İstanbul Technical University. Due to his drive and dedication, Gökhan was able to secure a job aboard cargo ships following a 6-month internship. After years of transatlantic work, he transitioned to the yachting industry in 2014, to not only improve technical skills but English as well. Now aboard S/Y Clear Eyes, Gökhan uses his problem solving and language skills daily and is known for his warm smile and well-loved presence.



Chef Melis’ passion for the culinary arts has fuelled an impressive career in the cooking industry. After studying Public Relations, Media and Gastronomy in school, Melis began her profession in a hotel kitchen. She has built up her experience and knowledge since, working for a decade in a number of fine-dining restaurants. She specializes in Italian cuisine and pastries, as well as other
dishes across cultures.



Currently studying in a university in Madrid, Maya is working towards a dual degree in business administration and humanities. Before sailing, Maya worked in the tourism industry as a ski instructer, backcountry guide, she well as in private catering. Coming from Colorado, USA, she has always been interested in the boating industry and is thrilled with the opportunity to work aboard Clear Eyes for summer seasons. Aboard Maya works to refine her skills in service with a positive attitude and inquisitee nature.



Rida studied Marketing throughout university before becoming involved in the tourism industry, working in a hotel in Phuket. In 2021, she moved from her home in Thailand to continue to pursue her profession in the renowned yachting industry of Turkey. Rida’s hardworking demeanour and warm personality aided her aboard her first sailing yacht, where she remained for 2 years. Rida was embraced quickly by the Clear Eyes crew for her collaborative nature and is a wonderful addition to the team.



Captain Atalay has began his life’s journey on the sea in 1996, graduating from the Maritime Faculty of Kocaeli University. His first job was on a commercial ship as 3rd captain and GMDSS operator, a position he held for two years. He then worked as master on a 70 meter ro-ro ship on the Çanakkale Strait. His captain and dive master position on a charter yacht came with the launch of S/Y Peri in 2003, continued on the sistership S/Y Blue Eyes until 2012 starting from the construction of the vessel

On 2012 he has taken over Clear Eyes which belongs to the same owner
Captain Atalay has sailed along the length of the Mediterranean and throughout the

Aegean with his professional crew and is proud to be the head of a dedicated team, the effords of whom have combined to create a charter yacht renowned for its service excellence. Captain Atalay

holds Commercial Master, GMDSS GOC, ECDIS and DiveMaster certificates. He speaks fluent English.




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