Privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.polarquest.org.

Information collection

When you visit this website, our servers automatically record information (“log data”) which may include resource usage, IP addresses, information about what type of browser and operating system you are using and digital access information.

On certain websites, you may be asked to provide additional information, such as email addresses.

Log data is collected through various technologies, including “cookies” and session data, whereby the following information is associated with the cookie: IP address, unique identifiers and status information. This data is also used to track your usage of CERN websites. 

Embedded content from other website 

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

For users that sign up for our mailinglist, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to see how many visitors have come to the website, from where and for what duration of time, to understand how the web content is performing and to gain insights to improve future content. 

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