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Disclaimer

The information on this site is subject to a disclaimer, a copyright and a data protection clause.

Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

However, the Agency accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the material on this site.

This material is:

  • information of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
    not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which the Agency services have no control and for which the Agency assumes no responsibility;
  • not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available on-line exactly reproduces an officially adopted text. Only European Union legislation published in paper editions of the Official Journal of the European Communities is deemed authentic.

It is our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However, some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The Agency accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external site.

This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of the Agency in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

Copyright

Reproduction is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated.

Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software, etc.), such permission shall cancel the above mentioned general permission and indicate clearly any restrictions on use.

Data Protection Clause

Any personal data collected by EMSA within the performance of its activities, shall be processed pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. It shall be processed solely for the purposes of the performance, management and follow‑up of EMSA activities in the framework of which it was collected. The Data Subjects shall have the right of access to their personal data and the right to rectify any such data that is inaccurate or incomplete. Should the Data Subjects have any queries concerning the processing of their personal data, they shall address them to the relevant Data Controller (Head of Unit responsible for the activity in question). The Data Subjects shall have right of recourse at any time to the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Any personal data collected by EMSA within the performance of its activities, shall be processed pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. It shall be processed solely for the purposes of the performance, management and follow‑up of EMSA activities in the framework of which it was collected. The Data Subjects shall have the right of access to their personal data and the right to rectify any such data that is inaccurate or incomplete. Should the Data Subjects have any queries concerning the processing of their personal data, they shall address them to the relevant Data Controller (Head of Unit responsible for the activity in question). The Data Subjects shall have right of recourse at any time to the European Data Protection Supervisor.

Use of Cookies and log information

Cookies

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Log information

Servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as the date and time of your visit, your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, browser screen size, and one or more cookies that identify your browser. The information we collect is only used to compile statistics, on an aggregated basis, on the usage of our site.

Site usage information

This website uses Piwik, a software to generate web statistics, that is entirely hosted in EMSA’s servers, located in the European Union. Piwik will store cookies in your computer, but no personal data will be collected. An anonymous ID will enable piwik to identify your session, but this ID is meaningless to anybody else, and it cannot be used to identify an individual user.

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Cookies do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual user.

Newsletter subscriptions

We require a valid email address to verify that you are the owner of such email address and that the owner agrees to receive newsletters offered on our website. Additional data is not collected. You are entitled to withdraw your consent to the storage of this data and the email address, as well as the receipt of the newsletter, at any time.

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