Personal information will be shared by the SEETIP Ocean Project Partners who are involved in the SEETIP Ocean project (as detailed above in the Project Partners and Data Protection Officer section).
The information may be shared with the funding organisation, European Commission, the European Court of Auditors and any national audit authorities for the purposes of reporting on the SEETIP Ocean project, audit and compliance.
Where required to do so by law, we may also share your information with law enforcement agencies.
In the course of administering the SEETIP Ocean project, we may share information with various other third parties, as set out below. We do this based upon the legal bases and exceptions mentioned in section 6 of this Notice.
· Service Providers: We may share your Personal Data to help us administer the Project and communicate with you. Categories of service providers include companies who provide IT software and hosting providers and records-storage companies. Where such third parties are processors, these third parties are contractually required to use it only to provide their service to us and are contractually barred from using it for their own purposes.
· Experts, advisors, lawyers and others connected to the administration of the SEETIP Ocean Project: We share your information with a variety of third parties, so we can administer the SEETIP Ocean project. This may include sharing your information with advisers, solicitors and law firms, and other experts.
· Legal and safety reasons: We may retain, preserve, or share your information if we have a good-faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to (a) respond, based on applicable law, to a legal request (e.g., a subpoena, search warrant, court order, or other request from government or law enforcement agency); (b) detect, investigate, prevent, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; (c) protect our rights, property, or safety; (d) enforce the Grant Agreement or any other contracts we have with you or a third party which relates to you; (e) prevent physical injury or other harm to any person or entity, including you and members of the public.
· Research: We may include your Personal Data in research studies to assess the impact and benefits of the SEETIP Ocean project. The outcome of these studies may be published, or we may publish individual case studies. However, we will ensure that you will not be identifiable in any such studies, without your consent, which will be separately obtained.