Data privacy

Data privacy

Protecting your privacy is of the utmost importance to the AquaVitae project. All data of a personal nature that identifies you directly or indirectly will be handled fairly, lawfully and with due care.

This processing operation is subject to the Spanish General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GPRD).

1. What does AquaVitae do with your data?

Personal data is processed for the purposes of communicating and disseminating material on the project AquaVitae. The project uses data in the following cases:

  • Anonymised data to analyse website use and deliver project statistics for project reporting purposes. This data is gathered through Google Analytics, if you don’t want your data to be collected by Google Analytics, you can opt-out through
  • Cookies: a cookie is a file that is downloaded into your computer when accessing certain websites. Cookies allow websites, among other things, to store and to recover information about the browsing habits of users or users’ equipment and, depending on the information and on the way they use their equipment, cookies can serve as a way to recognize them. When you visit the website, we provide a cookie notification which informs you that we use cookies on this site. You can choose to accept cookies or not within your browser settings. Different browsers have different controls available to you. Typically, your browser will enable you to choose to accept, refuse or delete all cookies. Please select your browser below for further details.
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Safari Mobile
  • Opera
  • If you choose to subscribe to the Newsletter (,we will send you a newsletter via e-mail. This newsletter is hosted by Mailchimp. To sign up, your email address, your first name and last name will be required. Optionally, you may also provide your organisation name. Mailchimp’s privacy policy can be viewed here: HTTPS://MAILCHIMP.COM/LEGAL/PRIVACY/.
  • If you attend a project event or participate in a project activity, to send you information about the event or activity as well as a follow-up email containing related material (if relevant);
  • In addition, you may exceptionally be contacted by AquaVitae in very limited instances, e.g. update of the privacy policy, user survey

2. What we do with your data

Aside from cookies, we do not collect, store or re-use any personally identifiable data as a result of your visit to this website. We will store your data until 2024, when the website and its related newsletter database will be erased.

3. Who is responsible for the data?

Centro Tecnológico del Mar – Fundación CETMAR, as the partner of the AquaVitae project responsible for communication and dissemination activities.

Institution: Centro Tecnológico del Mar – Fundación CETMAR

Email address:

Phone number: +34 986 247 047

Postal address: Eduardo Cabello s/n, Vigo, Pontevedra, ZIP code 36208. Spain

4. Right to complain

If you wish to raise a complaint or exercise any of your rights related to data management, you can contact us in the first instance. If you are not satisfied, you can exercise any of your other rights pursuant to data protection legislation.

5. Updates to the Data Privacy

Centro Tecnológico del Mar – Fundación CETMAR reserves its right to modify this Data Privacy statement at any time. Any modification about this privacy notice will be updated in this web site to inform users.