One Ocean Learn is an online platform that aims to support global capacity building by translating ocean knowledge into action-oriented learning for activists, communities, development practitioners, policymakers, and researchers on how global, national, and local communities depend on and relate to the ocean, coastal areas, and marine life. The platform has been developed in a collaborative partnership between the One Ocean Hub and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). This privacy policy explains how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Are we GDPR compliant?

This website is on a WordPress platform. The core software of WordPress versions 4.9.6 and higher is GDPR compliant. Newer versions include several GDPR enhancement features such as a privacy policy template, comments checkbox, and other settings to ensure that WordPress is GDPR compliant.

What data do we collect?

We collect your personal identification information restricted only to your name and email address.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect when you create a profile to have a login account with us.

How will we use your data?

We will use your data to manage your account with us, send you updates via email about new resources, such as new Learning Pathways and Exhibitions, and get your feedback on our resources and overall platform.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate and to complete information you believe is incomplete

The right to erasure – 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.

How do we use cookies?

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site 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.

Privacy Policies of other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we hold on you or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us via our details here. Our website address is: