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Privacy Policy

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices.

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations

Our project is hosted on the platform. provides us with an online platform that allows us to present with all the information about EMPORIA4KT. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at

Industry Questionnaire

Study purpose
EMPORIA4KT is an initiative that aims to boost the Blue Economy in the Atlantic Area, it gathers multiple project partners from Portugal, Spain, France, Ireland and the UK, focused on understanding the main industry challenges in this economic area. 

EMPORIA4KT is a European Union project supported by INTERREG for the Atlantic Area and more information can be found on the website:


What will participation involve and how long will it take?
The questionnaire will take around 20 to 25 minutes. 


What information do we collect?

When you voluntarily complete the online form we collect the information that you have submitted. We will ask you to answer questions about a business proposition that you are currently involved or were involved in the past. 

The questions cover information about the following topics:
1) Overview of the company
2) Technology
3) Commercialisation maturity
4) Regulatory policy environment
5) Team Profile & Jobs creation
6) Funding resources (Equity, Private and Public funding)
7) Barriers to success
8) Sustainability  



All individual company information submitted through the questionnaire will be kept confidential and only the collective outputs will be disclosed, for example as the average. Project Partners in EMPORIA4KT will follow strictest standards of data protection. If you have any concerns or questions about how your data are handled you can contact us (see our contact details below). 


What will happen to the study results? 

This questionnaire was designed to create a profile of companies and projects within the Blue Economy. The main goal is to understand the main challenges that different sectors in the Blue Economy face and in turn provide "benchmark tools" of the outputs for early-stage projects. 

The study results will be presented in EMPORIA4KT tools, learning programmes and conferences or written up in reports and scientific journals. Data in such studies results will be anonymised and will be presented in terms of groups of individuals and not individually. 



We will not use the information you provide for marketing purposes.


Participation and Withdrawal 

You are not in any way obliged to participate in this study, you can avoid answering any questions that you may feel uncomfortable with, and you may withdraw from the study at any stage without explanation. 

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data and the data we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal data, please email us.



This study follows ethical guidelines established in the Ethics and Data Management Plan of EMPORIA4KT and will follow the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about the conditions or information we hold about you by email:

For a direct contact with Project Manager of EMPORIA4KT Project you can contact: 

More information about data protection and your rights

Directive (EU) 2016/680:

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