Privacy Policy

Who we are is managed by The Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS). The Military Emissions Gap project is a collaboration between CEOBS and the universities of Lancaster and Durham.

Visitor data

We gather anonymised visitor data to allow us to track the impact and dissemination of this website.


When you visit the website sets several temporary cookies:

Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. This cookie expires after one day.  

The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors. This cookie expires after two years.  

_gat_gtag_UA_211145532_1is set by Google to distinguish users. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

The website utilises the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. This plugin sets several cookies used to record user consent for further cookies in the “Necessary”, “Functional”, “Performance”,  “Analytics”, “Advertisement”, and “Others” categories. They expire after one year.

What is Cookie consent?

The use of cookies requires your consent. The Information Commissioner’s Office states ‘to be valid, consent must be freely given, specific, and informed. It must involve some form of unambiguous positive action, for example ticking a box or clicking a link … users should be able to disable cookies.’ present’s a clear, unobtrusive notification that lets visitors know that our website is using cookies. Visitors may accept and dismiss the notification, or click to find out more. Consent can be freely withdrawn at any time.

You can stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing cookie settings. Often these settings are located in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu in your browser. The links below offer detailed instruction on how to change cookie settings in: Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari desktop, and iOS.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Links to external websites

Links are provided for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Military Emissions Gap. We bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

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