Legal notice – Copyright – Privacy policy


Legal notice

This website has been co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Interreg VI-A Spain-Portugal (POCTEP) 2021-2027 Programme. The views expressed herein should not be interpreted an official stance of the European Commission, and therefore it shall not be held liable for the use of this information.

BlueWWater will strive to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein, however, it shall not be responsible for its accuracy, completeness, or validity for a specific purpose. Therefore, the user shall assume all responsibility for the use of the information contained herein, accepting that neither BlueWWater nor their partners shall be held liable in the case of any claim, loss or damage arising from its use.

Links on the page

BlueWWater is not responsible for the content or the reliability of the pages linked from this website, nor does it necessarily endorse the opinions expressed therein. The inclusion of these links should not be interpreted as an endorsement or approval. We cannot guarantee that these links will remain in operation for any specific period of time, and as a result, we do not have any control over the continuing availability of the linked sites.

We do not object to providing links to the content of this site, and explicit authorisation is not required for this purpose.


The content included on this website is subject to intellectual property and copyright laws, and it is the property of the BlueWWater project consortium. Unless specified otherwise, the material may be reproduced and downloaded free of charge for personal and non-commercial use. If the material is published or distributed to third parties, the source must be cited, and it should be specified that the information is protected by copyright

Privacy policy

The Centro Tecnológico del Mar – Fundación CETMAR (“CETMAR”), with Tax ID (CIF) number G-36885853, is a public foundation created by order of the Regional Government of Galicia (Xunta de Galicia) on July 2nd, 2001. Its corporate address is Eduardo Cabello, s/n, 36208, Vigo (Pontevedra), Spain. CETMAR is registered in the Unified Registry of Galician Foundations under number 2001/15.

The use of this website is subject to the Terms and Privacy Policy included below: Please read both sections carefully. We also inform you that by accessing this website and using the material contained herein, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted the following terms and conditions.

Terms and conditions of use

The user hereby acknowledges and willingly accepts that they are responsible (at all times) for any use made of CETMAR’s website. Moreover, while using the website, the user shall refrain from engaging in any activities that could harm the image, interests, or rights of the BlueWWater project and/or third parties. Furthermore, users may not damage, overload, or disrupt the website’s functionality, nor hinder its regular use.

Limitation of liability

The website is accessed at the user’s own discretion and risk. CETMAR shall not be held liable for any errors or omissions in the content of this website nor of any other websites accessible via this website. Therefore, CETMAR shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this website or any actions based on the information contained therein.

This website contains information that has been specifically produced for informational purposes for the BlueWWater project. The user is advised that this content may not reflect the latest regulatory developments, nor does it necessarily contain the most current legal information regarding the addressed issues. Likewise, the content may be amended, added to, or updated at any time and without prior notice.

The information contained in this website should not, under any circumstances, be construed as a substitute for legal or any other type of advisory services. Accessing the material does not establish a lawyer-client or any other type of business relationship between CETMAR and the user. Therefore, the user should not act on the basis of the information provided on this website without first seeking professional advice. 

CETMAR employs reasonable and appropriate security measures for virus detection. However, the user must understand that the existing security measures in place for computer systems connected to the Internet are not foolproof. Therefore, CETMAR cannot guarantee the absolute security of the user’s devices (both software and hardware) or any electronic files/documents stored on them.

Protection of personal data

This Privacy Policy has been drafted in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Organic Law 15/1999 on the Protection of Personal Data (13 December) and the Recommendations No. 2/2001 (of 17 May) and No. 1/1999 (of 23 February) issued by the European Group in Article 29, in accordance with Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October.

No personal data is compiled by this website or disclosed to third parties without the user’s prior consent. 

Browsing data

The software required to operate the website collects personal and browsing data, and its transfer is inherent to the use of Internet communication protocols.

This information is not gathered for the purposes of associating browsing data to specific users. However, its inherent nature and its association with third-party data could lead to its identification. This data includes the IP address or domain name of the computer used to access the website, the URL of the requested resource, the timestamp, and other settings related to the user’s computer operating system and environment.

This data shall only be used to gather anonymous statistical information regarding the use of the Website or to ensure its proper technical operation. Once this data has been verified, it will be deleted, notwithstanding the obligations established by the Law 34/2002 of 11 July, on E-commerce and Information Society Services. 


This Privacy Policy only applies to the BlueWWater project website, and it does not extend to any links accessible from this website or any other websites.

The links included in this website may redirect users to other sites, webs and/or applications owned by third parties, (which are not under CETMAR’s control). CETMAR assumes no responsibility for the content or condition of those sites, web pages, and applications. The inclusion of these links should not be construed as CETMAR recommending or endorsing their content. 


The security measures used by CETMAR are aligned with the security level required for user-provided data, in accordance with article 9 of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December on Personal Data Protection and with its implementing decree, approved by Royal Decree1720/2007 of 21 December. 

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

Any disputes or questions related to this website, or its activities shall be resolved in accordance with Spanish legislation. The parties expressly submit themselves to this legislation, and the Courts of Vigo are designated as the competent authority for the resolution of any conflicts arising from or related to the use of this website. 

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file or device that is downloaded onto the user’s device (computer/smartphone/tablet) to store data that can be updated and retrieved by the entity responsible for its installation. In simpler terms, a cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies allow websites to (among other things) store and retrieve information about users’ browsing habits, and, depending on how they use their devices, recognise them. 

What type of cookies does this website use?

This website uses cookies to manage the page and make it easier for the users to navigate. They also ensure access to certain services and improve its functional settings.

More specifically, this website uses the following cookies:

  • Own cookies: These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the editor and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
  • Third-party cookies: These are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
  • Session cookies: These collect and store data while accessing the website.
  • Persistent cookies: These collect and store data over a specified period of time.
  • Technical cookies: Theses enable the user to browse through a website, platform, or application.
  • Analytic cookies: These analyse the behaviour and actions of the users, as well as create browsing profiles to improve technical and service aspects accordingly.


What type of cookies does this website use?

  1. Technical cookies:

Session (expiration); Own (own/third-party); PHPSESSID (Name).

This type of cookie is used in PHP encryption to allow the server to save session variables. These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the website (Functionality).

  1. Technical cookies:

Persistent (expiration); Own (own/third-party); B_cookiesMsg (Name).

These cookies remind us that you have already visited our website, so the cookie notice message is not displayed.  These cookies will not run if you disable them for this website (Functionality).

  1. Analytic cookies:

Persistent (expiration); Third-parties, Google Analytics own/third-parties); ga (Names).   These cookies are set by Google Analytics to track the usage of the website. These cookies will not run if you disable them for this website (Functionality).

How to manage cookies settings?

This section provides a brief description of how to check and configure cookie settings using the most common web browsers. In this regard, almost all web browsers enable the user to obtain general information about the cookies installed on the website. In fact, they allow the user to check for the existence of cookies, their expiration and the deletion process. Below are several links that provide more information on this subject:

Having said that, users can choose to allow, block, or delete cookies installed on their devices by modifying their browser settings (following the provided instructions). It is worth noting that cookies are usually configured from the browser’s “Preferences” or “Tools” menu. In any case, you can always use the ‘Help’ function to clarify any doubts that may arise.

It is important to note that the content of the page and certain functions and services may be affected if not all cookies are installed.









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