Legal notice, Privacy Policy & Cookies

Web page property

The domain belongs to MARE and is registered in the name of FCiências. ID., with the address Campo Grande, building C1, 3rd floor, 1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal. Contact email

All contents of the website, including texts, photographs, graphics, images, icons, technology, software and other audiovisual or sound content, as well as their graphic design and source codes (hereinafter referred to as " for "Content"), are intellectual property of MARE or of third parties, without which any of the exploitation rights recognized by the rules in force regarding intellectual property on them can be understood as being assigned to the User, except those that are strictly necessary for the use of the website.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy regulates the processing of the personal data belonging to Users collected from MARE Website, by MARE, and reflects latter’s institutional commitment and diligences towards the privacy and processing of Users' personal data.

The provision of personal data for navigation is subject to express knowledge and acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

1. Collection and processing of personal data


MARE is responsible for the processing of personal data belonging to Users. These data will not be provided to third parties.

Website Usage

Website access and navigation in general does not necessarily imply the provision personal data. However, the contact form presupposes the provision of personal data. The data provided will be treated exclusively under the terms and for the purposes described herein.

Identification info

The personal data required to fill out the contact form is name and email.

Personal data retention

Personal data will be kept as long as it is necessary to maintain the link between MARE and the Users interested.

2. Personal data processing

MARE treats personal data for the purposes of responding to requests for contact, processing applications, among other institutional purposes.

You may withdraw your consent for the purposes indicated in the previous paragraph at any time.


The legal basis for the processing of your data is the management and response of the information requested by the User concerned.

3. Communication of personal data

MARE will not transmit the personal data of the Users to third parties.

4. User rights

In accordance with applicable law, you may, request, at any time, request access to your personal data, as well as its rectification, elimination or llimited processing. You may exercise these rights directly by sending an e-mail addressed to MARE to

5. Claims

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial action, the User has the right to submit a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission or other control authority in accordance with the law, if they consider that the processing of their data by MARE at any time breaches the applicable legal framework.

6. Questions

If you have any question related to the processing of your personal data and the exercise of the rights conferred to you by the applicable law and, referred to this Policy, contact us through the following:


Phone: + 351 217 500 148

Address: Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal

7. Changes to personal data processing terms

MARE may change this Privacy Policy at any time. These changes will be properly communicated.

Terms and conditions of use

1. Generalities

The User commits himself to make correct use of the MARE website, in compliance with the law and with the present conditions. The User will respond to MARE or to third parties, for any damages and losses that may be caused.

It is expressly forbidden to use the MARE website pages for purposes harmful to the goods or interests of MARE or third parties, or that in any way overload, damage or render unusable the networks, servers and other hardware or products and the software applications of MARE or third parties.

2. Contents

The User undertakes to use the Contents in accordance with the law and this legal notice, as well as with all other conditions, regulations and instructions that may be applicable.

In accordance with current legislation, the User shall not:

(I) Reproduce, copy, distribute or make available, publicly communicate, transform or modify the Content, except in cases authorized by the Law or expressly permitted by MARE or by who owns the respective exploitation rights, as the case may be.

(II) Reproduce or copy, for private use, Content that may be considered as software or database in accordance with current intellectual property legislation, as well as publicly communicate or make available to third parties when such acts necessarily imply their reproduction by the User or third parties.

(III) Transmit unsolicited or authorized advertising, advertising material, "spam mail", "message chains", "pyramid structures", or any other form of solicitation.

(IV) Disseminate, transmit or make available to third parties any type of information, element or content that involves the violation of the confidentiality of communications and the legislation on the protection of personal data.

3. Use of brand

The use of any word mark, graphic or mixed, or any other distinguishing mark of MARE within the sender's website is prohibited, except in cases expressly authorized by MARE.

Cookie Policy

MARE uses its own and third-party (namely Google Analytics) cookies to collect and retain information, so as to provide a more personalized service that meets User's expectations.

The Cookie is a text file that is automatically stored in users’ web browsers when they access certain websites. The cookie allows to identify the web browser on the server, store information aimed at improving user experience, and analyze and review Website performance.

Cookies may be classified into two groups: session or persistent. Session cookies expire automatically when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies remain in your web browser until they expire or are eliminated. Expiry dates vary according to the nature and purpose of each cookie, as per the information available through our list of cookies.

Web browsers allow users to manage their cookies. Users can configure their device settings to accept all cookies, know when a cookie is set or never receive cookies. You can deactivate the cookies function through the web browser at any time, usually in the “Preferences” or “Tools” menu. See the “Help” menu for further details on configuration in your web browser.

Please note that by completely turning cookies off, some/all features of the Website may no longer be available.