Legal Notice

The information on this site is subject to a disclaimer, a copyright notice and rules related to personal data protection.


Mapnet's website is accessible via the address is intended for general information purposes. By accessing the Mapnet website and the materials and information contained herein, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, accepted and agreed to be bound by the following terms and conditions. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission under the Erasmus Mundus Programme. This site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

All data shown on the site, including text, photographs, illustrations, graphics, names or trade names, logos, product and service trademarks are the property of or licensed by the institutions and are protected by copyright, trademark law and/or another form of intellectual property law. These property rights or intellectual property rights are in no way transferable to persons or legal persons who have access to the site.

The content of the site may only be used for non-commercial and/or private purposes. The user of the site is not permitted to reproduce, change, remove, pass on, distribute or disseminate the information on the site or make it available to third parties in exchange for payment without the express written permission of the institutions or one of the institutions.

References or hyperlinks to other sites which are not the property of one of the institutions are only included for the information of the user of the sites. The institutions give no guarantee whatsoever nor do they accept any liability with regard to the content of such sites.

The Secretariat of the TeCIP Institute (Institute of Communication, Information and Perception Technologies) of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna maintains the website on behalf of the Mapnet Consortium to enhance public access to general information about the Erasmus Mundus (Action 1 - Joint Masters Courses) Programme in general and the Mapnet project in particular.

Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. Any information, suggestions and questions concerning the website can be sent to the contact listed on the contact section. This information is:

The Mapnet Consortium accepts no responsibility with regard to problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

Personal Data

The Mapnet Consortium is committed to user privacy. Information relating to individuals (personal data) is collected and used in accordance with the Directive 95/46 EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 (Official Journal L 281, 23/11/1995 P. 0031 - 0050). This website treats personal data according to the policy described in the Regulation mentioned above and provides information about the use of your data in the specific privacy policy statements as described below.

We may transfer data that we collect from you to the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission and other EU bodies for processing and storing.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is treated securely and in agreement with this Privacy Policy.

Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Data will be stored for the purposes and objectives of the Programme and of the institutions involved.

Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to other Erasmus Mundus and EU bodies or Consortium partners. This includes, where applicable, full, associated and endorsing partners. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties where we are legally required to and to assist fraud protection.

Data supplied by candidates during the application phase will be collected by the TeCIP Institute (Institute of Communication, Information and Perception Technologies) of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna as grant holder institution of Mapnet, and will be used for the sole purpose of the selection procedure.

Any information that is obtained in connection with your application form and that can be identified with you will remain confidential and will be disclosed only with your permission or as required by the EACEA and by other Erasmus Mundus bodies and laws.