More specifically, the site www.tsunamidata.org uses:
cookie analytics, to collect and analyze navigation data, including the IP address of connected users, addresses in URI notation of the resources being requested, the time of the request, and the size of any file obtained as a response to the request; all of these data are collected with the sole purpose of gathering anonymous information on the site usage and making sure it runs properly;
cookies for managing the search forms and improve the navigation.
The cookies used by our website do not allow us to collect personal information, nor do they attempt to link your IP to your identity, and for no reason they are used for marketing purposes.
This website uses Google Analytics for IP address anonymization(details here). Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc. (hereinafter "Google"). The statistical information collected by Google Analytics is sent to Google for creating a report on the activity of the website. Our website does not use this tool for statistical analyses to collect your personal data, nor does it allow others to do it.
Google does not associate your IP to any other information it may already own, nor does it does it attempt to link an IP address to the identity of a user. Google may transfer this information to third parites if there is a legal obligation to do so, or if such third parties analyze the information on behalf of Google.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.