Privacy policy

We invite you to carefully read this privacy policy which explains what personal information we collect, hold or process about you, your rights and obligations and how you can enforce them.

Without your explicit consent, this Website does not collect or store your Personal Data, except for the essential hosting and infrastructure services it requires to function.

In addition, and only with your explicit consent, Personal Data is collected by third-party services. You can disable these third-party services by declining your consent at any time.

Any capitalised terms are defined at the end of this policy.

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies; Usage Data; Personal data provided by you.

Details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.

Any use of Cookies by this website or by the owners of third-party services used by this Website serves the purpose of providing the service required by the User. Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Fire Ecology Traits for Plants Website and allows us to improve it. To remember your third-party cookie preference, this Website uses a cookie.

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Essential hosting and infrastructure services:

Amazon Lightsail

We use Amazon Lightsail to host this Website.

Personal Data: Amazon Lightsail instances and services might use IP addresses of incoming requests to detect abuse and provide customers with detailed analysis of usage data, and may collect other types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States

For more information on privacy and security in Amazon Lightsail, see


Hosting content and map data

Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Place of processing: United States

See GitHub Privacy Statement:

This website contains links to other external websites for your convenience and should not be construed as constituting any endorsement or approval of the external websites’ content. We take reasonable care in linking external websites but have no direct control over their content or the changes that may occur to the content on those external websites.

If you access external websites using the links provided, the operators of those websites may collect personal information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their own privacy policies. It is your responsibility to check in each specific case if such websites secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

The Rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their data processed by this Website.

In particular, users have the right to do the following:

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise user rights can be directed via the contact on this page.

Security of Personal Data

We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data. Any Personal Data provided to us by you is handled with due care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as specified in this privacy policy, or in any site/area-specific policies, or in ways to which you have not explicitly consented.

Persons who have access to your Personal Data or are involved in processing your Personal Data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of all such Personal Data and abide by applicable data protection principles.

We keep your Personal Data for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page, and update the date at the bottom of this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or would like to exercise your data access rights as a User, you can contact us at: j.ferrer @ .


Latest update: August 10th, 2023