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Privacy & cookie policy

The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organisation established by its Convention opened for signature in Paris on 30 May 1975 with headquarters located at 24 rue du Général Bertrand, CS 30798, 75345 Paris Cedex 07, France. Protection of Personal Data is of great importance for ESA, which strives to ensure a high level of protection as required by the ESA Framework on Personal Data Protection (herein the “ESA PDP Framework”) which applies in this field. ESA implements appropriate measures to preserve the rights of data subjects, to ensure the processing of personal data for specified and legitimate purposes, in a not excessive manner, as necessary for the purposes for which the personal data were collected or for which they are further processed, in conditions protecting  confidentiality, integrity and safety of personal data and generally to implement the principles set forth in the PDP Framework, available at: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Law_at_ESA/Highlights_of_ESA_rules_and_regulations

ESA PDP Framework is composed of the following elements:

  • the Principles of Personal Data Protection, as adopted by ESA Council Resolution (ESA/C/CCLXVIII/Res.2 (Final)) adopted on 13 June 2017;
  • the Rules of Procedure for the Data Protection Supervisory Authority, as adopted by ESA Council Resolution (ESA/C/CCLXVIII/Res.2 (Final)) adopted on 13 June 2017; and
  • the Policy on Personal Data Protection adopted by Director General of ESA on 5 February 2018 and effective on 1 March 2018.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small bits of data that a website may send to the browser on your device, for instance mobile device or computer, upon your visit to the website. Cookies may allow a website to recognise an individual’s device and store some information about the user.

What are the different types of cookies?

A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs. By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or;
  • persistent cookie which remains on the user’s computer/device for a pre-defined period of time;

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:

  • first-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain;
  • third-party cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page’s domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file, such as JavaScript, located outside its domain.

How do you withdraw your consent and delete the cookies?

Using Your Browser: all the cookies used on our website can be disabled through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow your browser instructions. Normally within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ menus in your browser. Please note that blocking or deleting cookies may lead to reduced functionality of some features on the website. Therefore, the website may not function optimally without enabled cookies, in particular strictly necessary and essential cookies.

Which data do we collect?

No data is collected during the website navigation.

Which cookies do we use?

Only strictly necessary cookies that ensure the functionality of the website are used. No personal data is processed.

Changes to our Cookies Notice

All future changes we make to our Cookie Notice will be posted on this website.

Contact

You may address requests for information on ESA Web Analytics data or the ESA cookie policy to the webmaster: email and questions concerning the processing of personal data to the ESA DPO: dpo@esa.int.

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