Who we are

Our website address is: https://mgel.env.duke.edu.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments and Media

We do not allow comments or uploads on our site. Site content is created by the Marine Geospatial Lab and associates.

Cookies

The site does not offer accounts to general readership. The only cookies issues by the site are by site contributors, who are directly associates of the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab.

Embedded content from other websites

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.

Analytics

Visitors to mgel.env.duke.edu are logged through Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects browser and location information. Google is the data processor for this information. This information is kept indefinitely.

We also log traffic and download information specific to our Marine Geospatial Ecology Tools package in order to assess interest and usage of this software package.

Who we share your data with

General summary statistics about visitors to mgel.env.duke.edu and associated web sites may be shared with collaborators and funders, but we do not share information about specific site visits.

How long we retain your data

Logged visits are kept for about a year, and summarized traffic statistics in Google Analytics are kept indefinitely to analyze long range trends.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. 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.

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