Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies. A cookie is a very small text file that can be placed in the hard disk of a computer to store some kind of the user’s information and can only be read by the site that issued the cookie to you. Cookies will never be executable files and may not contain viruses.

Fundo Regional para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FRCT) uses cookies to exclusively obtain information about how the users move around the website Thus, Fundo Regional para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FRCT) will be able to improve the services they offer to their customers if they know which are the most in demand. For this purpose we use the analytic service Google Analytics offered by Google, Inc. and so the information about how the website is used will be directly transmitted and stored by Google at their servers located in United States that will process this information about our account with the sole purpose of providing us with the activity reports of the website and rendering other services related to the activity of the website and the use of Internet. Under no circumstances your IP will be used by Google in order to relate it to any other services rendered by Google.

The cookies we use do not store personal details of our users (names, surnames, addresses, bank data or any other information). In addition, in order to improve your privacy we:

  • Have signed with Google a data processing agreement that ensures that the use of the information thereof will be only the established by Fundo Regional para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FRCT)
  • Have codified your IP so that Google will not have access to it. That means that the statistic information compiled by the cookies used by Fundo Regional para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FRCT) is completely anonymous and returns exclusively statistic information.

The cookies used by Fundo Regional para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FRCT) are the following:






The information offered by the cookies is valuable for Fundo Regional para a Ciencia e Tecnologia (FRCT) because it helps us to improve the service we offer to our clientes. However and although we thank you for accepting the cookies of the website, we remind you that you can select the appropriate settings in your browser to accept or not the cookies we send or to indicate when a server wants to store a cookie:

  • Micorsoft Internet Explorer, go to menu View, Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
  • Firefox, go to the menu bar Tools, select site information, Privacy, Set cookies.
  • Opera, go to the menu Settings, Options, Advanced tab, Cookies.

In case you use a different browser please read the user’s manual. Google has also developed a complement for browsers that disable the data transfer to the tool Google Analytics that you can download here:


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytic service provided by Google, Inc., a Delaware company which head office is established at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted to and stored by Google at their servers located in United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services related to the website activity and use of Internet. Google may be allowed to transfer personal information to third parties when required by law or when said third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other information held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, you may know that some website may not function properly without cookies. You can also refuse the use of the cookies and the use of data related to the website by downloading and installing a plug-in at the following link: By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Coordinated by:
Governo Regional dos Açores
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Regional Agency for Development, Investment and Innovation
Reunion University
Asociación Biodiversidad Atlántica y Sostenibilidad
University of Portsmouth
World Wide Fund for Nature
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
SAERI Falklands Limited
University of Trento
Nova Blue Environment