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Privacy policy

This privacy policy will explain how the SEA-UNICORN project uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. The SEA-UNICORN project follows the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

What data do we collect?

The SEA-UNICORN project website collects the following data: 

  • cookie data when you visit our website.

  • personally identifiable information (including name, email, and communications) when you register for events, our forum, our newsletter, or if you wish to have your information displayed on the website's 'People' page 

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide the SEA-UNICORN project with most of the data we collect.


We collect data and process data when you: 

  • register online for our newsletter

  • register to use our online forum

  • voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback via email

  • use or view our website via your browser’s cookies

The SEA-UNICORN project may also receive your data indirectly from the SEA-UNICORN newsletter

How will we use your data? 

The SEA-UNICORN project collects your data so that we can: 

  • understand how people use our website so that we can make it more intuitive

  • protect our forum from misuse

  • email our newsletter to you

  • send you details of meetings and events

How do we store your data?

The SEA-UNICORN project is hosted on the platform, while the forum is stored on the Slack platform. Your data may be stored through both websites' data storage, databases and general applications. Both websites store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

Slack follows the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation

The SEA-UNICORN project will keep related information until the end of the project, in 2024. Afterwards we will delete your data by deleting the relevant database.

What are your data protection rights?

The SEA-UNICORN project would like to make sure you are aware of all of your data protection rights.


Every user is entitled to the following:


  • The right to access – You have the right to request the SEA-UNICORN project for copies of your personal data.

  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that the SEA-UNICORN project correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request the SEA-UNICORN project to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that the SEA-UNICORN project erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that the SEA-UNICORN project restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that the SEA-UNICORN project transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.


If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:  


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit

How do we use cookies?

The SEA-UNICORN project uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies. The SEA-UNICORN project uses cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously-selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The SEA-UNICORN project website contains links to other websites outside our control. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

The SEA-UNICORN project keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 17 March 2021.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Audrey Darnaude

audrey[.]darnaude[@]cnrs [.] fr

093 Place Eugène Bataillon

34090 Montpellier


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