Privacy GDPR

Privacy Policy :
The commitments of "The Oceanographic Institute - Albert I, Prince of Monaco Foundation

Data collection

The Oceanographic Institute – Albert I, Prince of Monaco Foundation” is concerned about respecting the privacy and protecting the information, whether personal or not, of all Internet users who wish to access the “Oceanographic Institute – Albert I, Prince of Monaco Foundation” website. The information communicated in declarative form is intended for the “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert Ier, Prince de Monaco” and will only be used for the sole purpose of the data collection in accordance with the law and regulations in force and in particular the General Data Protection Regulation.

“The Oceanographic Institute – Albert I, Prince of Monaco Foundation undertakes, moreover, not to pass on this information to third parties, i.e. organisations or companies outside the group or individuals for purposes other than issues related to the fields of activity of the “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert Ier, Prince de Monaco”.

In the interests of transparency and protection of rights, the “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert Ier, Prince of Monaco” will not obtain any information that could identify a user personally, except for that which is communicated by filling in and sending the forms on the site.
The information collected is necessary to respond to requests for information and to send informative e-mails. They are exclusively intended for “The Oceanographic Institute – Albert I, Prince of Monaco Foundation”.

No commercial use, even partial, of the data collected will be the subject of a transfer to Third Parties. This information is confidential and kept by the “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert Ier, Prince de Monaco”.

Non-personal data

The non-personal information provided is used to offer products tailored to users’ tastes. The “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert I, Prince of Monaco” is likely to obtain information automatically but which cannot, under any circumstances, be associated with a person. This information includes the type of Internet browser used, the computer’s operating system and the name of the domain from which our site was accessed.

The right to access and modify personal data

In accordance with article 14 of the Monegasque law of 23 December 1993, you have the right to access and rectify any personal information concerning you. You may object to the dissemination of the data you have provided at any time, free of charge and without giving reasons.

For any contact concerning your personal data:

The Oceanographic Institute – Fondation Albert I, Prince of Monaco
Avenue Saint-Martin
MC 98000 Monaco
Tel: + 377 93 15 36 00
Fax: + 377 93 50 52 97
Email :

Cookies policy

When you visit our site, cookies may be placed on your computer. A cookie does not identify an individual. In general, it records information relating to the computer’s browsing on our site (the pages consulted, the date and time of the consultation, etc.) and which are read during subsequent visits.

A “cookie” is a file placed on your computer by your browser.
Cookies are used to store permanent or temporary information.
Here is the information that is stored in the cookie posted on your computer:

  • General User Identification, a unique number used to count the number of times a message is displayed on the computer where the cookie is located
  • The name of the domain that distributes the cookie
  • Expiry date
  • The date of the last update
  • http specifications: refers to your operating system model and browser.

You can, of course, prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser accordingly.

You can also delete cookies at any time and individually by referring to the user manual of your operating system.

If you post a comment, question or subscribe to a mailing list on our site, you will be offered the opportunity to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is only for your convenience so that you don’t have to enter this information if you leave another comment later. These cookies expire after one year.

If you have an account and log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It does not contain any personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to store your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a connection cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check “Remember me”, your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.

By editing or publishing an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not include any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the item you just modified. It expires after one day.

The IP address that the cookies may capture is automatically anonymised before it is included in Google Analytics to avoid any further use of this personal data or any cross-referencing with other personal information;

Finally, the anonymised cookie information will be kept for a period of 13 months.

You can define which cookies you want to allow or not by clicking the following button.

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If you have any questions about your personal data, you can contact us by e-mail at the following address:

Applicable law

In the event of a dispute, the Monegasque courts shall have sole jurisdiction.
Any user of this site, and by this sole use, is deemed to have accepted the application of the law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Monegasque courts for any action that he or she may take in relation to these “Terms of Use” or to the use of this site.
These “Terms of Use” are applicable subject to any mandatory provision of Monegasque law that may be applicable.
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