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The MIN-GUIDE project addresses the need for a secure and sustainable supply of minerals in Europe by developing a ‘Minerals Policy Guide’. The main goal of is to provide minerals policy guidance for the European Union and the Member States. MIN-GUIDE has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

The MIN-GUIDE consortium (hereinafter referred to as the Consortium) maintains the MIN-GUIDE website (hereinafter referred to as the Website) to: a) present the project to the public; and b) provide a collaborative platform for the Consortium and the Advisory Board.

The content of the Website reflects only the author’s view. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

The goal of the Consortium is to keep this information timely and accurate. The information contained in the website is not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date. If errors are brought to the Consortium’s attention, the Consortium will try to correct them. Users can inform the Consortium via email (

Sometimes the information is linked to external sites over which the Consortium has no control and for which the Consortium assumes no responsibility. In the case of any web links placed by the Consortium that give access to online services provided by third parties, the Consortium shall not assume any responsibility or liability for the third-party content provided by these services. The Consortium does not claim any ownership of the target contents available through the links. If Users find content that violates any laws, regulations, or legal rights, they are requested to report the content to

It is the Consortium’s goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. The Consortium provides all services dependent on existing technical, financial, operational, and organizational conditions. The Consortium shall not be held accountable for any service interruptions, disturbances, delays, deletions, transmission errors, or server failure that occur in connection with the use of the services provided or with communications with the User. The Consortium is not obligated to make services available online without interruption and at all times. The Consortium has the right to interrupt service for a reasonable period of time for internal reasons, e.g. maintenance.


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The Website is in its individual components and its entirety the property of the Consortium and is protected by applicable intellectual property laws.

Reuse is authorised, provided that the source is acknowledged.


By accessing the Website, certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Website, the software used and the time spent, along with other similar information, are stored on the project server. These do not specifically identify the User.

The information is used internally only for website traffic analysis and is not published for general access. The Consortium, however, assumes no responsibility for the security of this information.