Legal notice


The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the European Commission and the European Union accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.
The GSA maintains this website to enhance public access to information about EGNOS. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

This information is:

  • Of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • Not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • Sometimes linked to external sites over which the GSA has no control and for which the GSA assumes no responsibility;
  • Not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

Please note that it cannot be guaranteed that a document available online exactly reproduces an officially adopted text. Only European Union legislation published in paper editions of the Official Journal of the European Union is deemed authentic.

It is our goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The GSA accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites.

Neither the GSA nor any person acting on its behalf accepts any responsibility in connection with the content of any linked external site. Linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. The GSA cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Linking to the EGNOS website for non-commercial and lawful purposes is authorised and free of charge.

This disclaimer is not intended to contravene any requirements laid down in applicable national law or to exclude liability for matters that may not be excluded under that law.

Copyright Notice

Except where otherwise stated, downloading and reproduction, for personal use or for further non-commercial or commercial dissemination, of documents or information available on the EGNOS Portal website are authorised subject to the condition that due acknowledgement is given as follows: ‘© European GNSS Agency’. Please also include a link back to this website:

The permission granted above does not extend to any textual or artistic material (drawings, photos, audio, video, etc.) on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third-party. In these circumstances, authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained directly from the copyright holders.
All logos and trademarks are excluded from the above-mentioned general permission.

Privacy Notice

Personal Data Protection Policy

The European Union is committed to user privacy and personal data protection. The EGNOS Portal website complies with the EU Regulation Policy on "Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions", which is based on Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18th December 2000. This general policy covers the European Union’s institutional websites, including the EGNOS Portal, and regulates the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data.  More information is available at the website of the European Data Protection Supervisor.

In some cases, personal information may be required for some of the services and functions available at the EGNOS Portal. This personal information is treated according to the policy described in the above-mentioned Regulation.  Any personal information you provide to the EGNOS Portal will be held securely, and your personal details will not normally be disclosed to third parties.

Other non-personal information is collected through log files and cookies as a means of recording visitors' use of the site. The file information from all visitors includes the type and version of the operating system of your computer; the type and version of the browser; the Internet domain used to connect to the site; the IP address from which the EGNOS Portal is accessed; the date and time of access; the pages visited; and the link followed from another website.

Application of opt-in and opt-out principles

All mailings, including those to registered subscribers, will contain an opt-out option. Communication to any one recipient is not undertaken more frequently than is reasonable.

Google Analytics disclaimer

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.