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The PESCO secretariat reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions and the information contained in the website at any time without notice. The site itself or parts of it and access thereto may be suspended for maintenance, security or other similar reasons. The PESCO secretariat also reserves the right to restrict at any time the access to some parts of the site.

The PESCO secretariat maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its initiatives and policies in general. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them.

The PESCO secretariat accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the material on this site. This material is:

  • information of a general nature only which 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 PESCO secretariat services have no control and for which the PESCO secretariat 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 on-line exactly reproduces an officially adopted text. Only European Union legislation published in the paper editions of the Official Journal of the European Council is deemed authentic.

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



The PESCO secretariat is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and personal data, thereby reflecting the provisions of the Charter on Fundamental Rights of the European Union, and in particular Article 8 thereof. The PESCO website is hosted by the European Defence Agency as part of the PESCO secretariat.

Your personal data is processed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 on the protection of persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and decision No 1247/2002/EC. EDA protects the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to privacy with respect to the processing of personal data (Article 1.1 of Regulation No 2018/1725).

All data of a personal nature – namely data which can identify you directly or indirectly – which you provide to the European Defence Agency will be handled with the necessary care.

The following privacy statement describes the measures taken to protect your personal data with regard to the action involving the present data processing operation and what rights you have as a data subject.

Read or download the Privacy Statement – for processing operations related to the public EDA website.
More information on Data Protection in the European Defence Agency.



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