Terms of Use


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 Galileo. 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 mostly general nature and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;

  • Not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;

  • Often 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 European GNSS Service Centre 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.

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 European GNSS Service Centre website are authorised subject to the condition that due acknowledgement is given as follows: ‘© European GNSS Agency’. (does not apply a different source is stated, e.g. ESA). Please also include a link back to this website: https://www.gsc-europa.eu.

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 European GNSS Service Centre 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 European GNSS Service Centre website, 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 European GNSS Service Centre website. This personal information is treated according to the policy described in the above-mentioned Regulation.  Any personal information you provide to the European GNSS Service Centre website will be held securely, and your personal details will not normally be disclosed to third parties. You can access the European GNSS Service Centre web portal privacy statement on the regarding personal data protection through the following link: Privacy Statement.

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 European GNSS Service Centre website is accessed; the date and time of access; the pages visited; and the link followed from another website.