Marine Forests : Privacy Policy

June 15, 2017

This is the privacy policy of (entitled the "Website"), and describes how Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), Portugal, handles the Personal Information (defined below) of users, provided directly from users to CCMAR.

The Website gathers information that web browsers and servers make available (e.g., browser type, referring site, language, date and time of visit). The purpose of gathering this information in the Website is to better understand the usage of the Website by its users.

"Personal Information" is information like the first and last name of users, e-mail address, town or city, date of birth, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, and other information that is able to identify the users.

The Website stores Personal Information when users interact with the Website in ways that require the Website to store such information. Such is the case when users register on the Website or publish content to the Website through a computer or mobile platform (e.g., phone). The Website stores such information only when appropriate and in order to fulfil the purpose of the interaction of the user with the Website.

Users of the Website consent to transfer their Personal Information to CCMAR. CCMAR will not share, rent or sell the users’ Personal Information to anyone. CCMAR may potentially share the users’ Personal Information when required by law.

Registered users of the Website that supplied an email address may occasionally receive emails about new features, feedbacks, or up to date information about the Website and related products, if they chose not to block this option.

The takes all measures to protect users against unauthorised access, alteration, use, or even destruction of Personal Information.


What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

We only set Third Party Cookies provided by trusted providers:

We use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work we use the social networks Facebook, Twitter and Google, which will set cookies through our site that may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

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