The Marine Life Information Network

Information on the biology of species and the ecology of habitats found around the coasts and seas of the British Isles



Any personal information collected by the MarLIN Website will not be published or passed on to third parties without prior consent, or where there is a legal obligation to do so.

The MarLIN Web server also automatically collects information including IP address, browser type, operating system, access times etc. Such information is only used for administrative purposes and to monitor traffic to the site.

Some sections of the MarLIN site utilise cookies. Cookies are small files which are stored on the users hard drive to identify the user and are used customise the site to your specifications. 

MarLIN is not responsible for the policies or content of others sites linked to from the MarLIN Website.

MarLIN is registered through the MBA as a data controller in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any personal information submitted, e.g. sightings, enquiries etc, will be dealt with in compliance with this legislation.

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