Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how the Biosphere Futures database website utilizes the personal information you provide to us. By using the Biosphere Futures database websites, you consent to your personal data being collected, used and shared in accordance with this policy. We care about our users and attach great value to our users feeling safe in using our services. Any information by which you can be identified will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. We will never sell your information. This policy has been updated in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and aims to strengthen the rights of individuals to manage personal data held on them.

Policy Modifications:

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. Any changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon posting on the website. 

Information Collection and Storage:

We collect, receive, and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way. Additionally, we may collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. We may utilize software tools to gather session information, such as page response times, length of visits to specific pages, page interaction details, and browsing methods. We will retain your data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above or as required by law. After this period, your personal data will be deleted.

Use of Cookies:

To enhance your browsing experience, we may use traffic log cookies to identify the pages being visited on our website. Cookies help us analyze which pages are useful and which ones are not, thereby improving the overall website structure and design. Please note that cookies do not grant us access to your computer or any personal information unless voluntarily shared. This information may be shared with third parties solely for the purpose of enhancing the structure and design of our website.

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories:

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functionalThe cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performanceThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-othersThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.

Hosting and Data Storage:

The content and data found and collected by our website is managed using the WordPress CMS and is stored on a cloud sever hosted by which is owned by WPEngine Inc.  Your data may be stored through WordPress’s data storage, databases, and general applications, all of which are secured by firewalls.

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, or 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. 

External Websites:

Our website may contain links that allow you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, please note that once you leave our site using these links, we no longer have control over the protection and privacy of any information you provide on those external websites. This privacy statement applies solely to our website, and we advise you to exercise caution and review the applicable privacy statement on any external website you visit.

We have integrated various tools from different companies into our website, which allow us to evaluate user behaviour or to establish links with other websites. We sometimes employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. They may need access to your personal information in order to perform their functions.

User Rights:

If you wish to access, correct, amend, or delete any personal information we hold about you, or if you no longer want us to process your data, please contact us at

Google Analytics

The controller has integrated the component Google on this website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analysis is the gathering, collection and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis service collects data on which website a data subject has come to a website from (so-called referrers), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for which period of time a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for the cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising. The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google might transfer the personal information collected via this technical procedure to third parties.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to website and internet use to us. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

Further information and Google‘s applicable privacy regulations can be found at and The following link provides a further explanation of Google Analytics

Our website also uses Google Analytics performance reports relating to demographics and interests and reports on Google Display Network impressions. You can disable Google Analytics for display advertising and customize the ads on the Google Display Network by visiting the ad settings at this link:

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