Data Controller (2016/679 GDPR art. 4.7)
EMSO ERIC – European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory European Research Infrastructure Consortium
Via di Vigna Murata, 605, 00143, Rome, Italy

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Links to Other Sites
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Information Gathered Automatically
EMSO web servers log some information about Internet traffic on its web pages.
Information such as:
• The Internet domain and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address from which you access its website
• The type of browser and operating system used
• The date and time you accessed our website
• The uniform resource locator (URL) of the pages you visit
• Your general geographical location.

EMSO uses this information to help it make its website more useful to users by learning about the number of visitors, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology used. The statistical information may also be collected for audit purposes.

Web-based Analytical Tools
The EMSO website makes use of Google Analytics which uses cookies and JavaScript.
Data collected (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google.

Cookie Policy
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