DEIMS-SDR Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains what personal data DEIMS-SDR collects from you and how we use that data.

Last Updated: May 2018

Personal Data That We Collect

The personal data that we collect from you is exclusively data that you voluntarily provide about yourself by adding a person record. In addition we also collect cookies, and receiving error reports or usage data from using DEIMS-SDR. While DEIMS-SDR also uses google analytics IP anonymisation is enforced, meaning that your ip address is never stored anywhere. If you still want to opt-out of google analytics there are plugins available for your browser.

How We Use Personal Data

DEIMS-SDR uses the provided personal data in order to connect sites, datasets, data products or sensors to you. This is purely voluntarily and instead of putting your personal information you can also just reference your institution. This information is used to create metadata records that are being harvested by external platforms.

Platforms or infrastructures that currently harvest DEIMS-SDR information are:

Please be aware that if you share your personal information like your e-mail address it will show up in the respective systems that harvest DEIMS-SDR.

How to Access & Control Your Personal Data

You can view, edit or delete your personal data online by editing your “person” page.

You can always choose to change the provided information or delete it altogether. If someone put information about you on DEIMS-SDR you can contact us and we will delete that information right away.

Cookies & Similar Technologies

DEIMS-SDR uses cookies (small text files placed on your device) and similar technologies to provide our websites and online services and to help collect data. Cookies allow us, among other things, to store your preferences and settings; enable you to sign-in; and analyse how our websites and online services are performing.

You have a variety of tools to control cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, including browser controls to block and delete cookies and controls from some third-party analytics service providers to opt out of data collection through web beacons and similar technologies. Your browser and other choices may impact your experiences with our website.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us and we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, however we cannot guarantee its absolute security.