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Before you start the iOS and Android App (called “Scan the Island” in further text) or submit any information to us, you should read this. Whenever you submit information (personal or non-personal) via Scan the Island to us, you consent to the collection, use disclosure, transfer, and storage of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Registration and use of Scan the Island is voluntary and at your own request.

This Privacy Policy is guided by laws and rights as set out by European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you are located outside the European Union, Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein (European Economic Area (EEA)) where GDPR applies, your country specific privacy policy requirements may not be fully covered hence after consulting additional information relevant to your country you may accept our privacy policy or cancel your account with Scan the Island in case you find it does not cover your rights appropriately.

Purpose of Scan the Island

Scan the Island is an app that enables you to get more information about what is around the key locations on various islands through the use of Augmented Reality. The current content covers 3 locations on Island Lošinj.

Do we collect any personal information?

Scan the Island does not collect any personal information.


We use Google Analytics to understand how Scan the Island performs and how it is being used. To learn more about how Google processes your data, please visit: To opt out of Google Analytics, please install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by visiting:


Please note that the parts within Scan the Island may be linked to external websites and applications that may have different terms of use and privacy policies. Hence refer to those sites for appropriate information. In addition, a hyperlink to other websites and mobile applications does not mean that the Blue World Institute and its partners are endorsing or accepting any liability for the content and/or use of linked websites or mobile applications. If you decide to access any of these sites or applications, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Information for Users Outside the EEA

The Scan the Island is hosted and is storing data on servers in EU. When you use Marine Ranger and post your sightings you consent to have your personal information transferred and stored in EU and following the GDPR directive as main legal instrument guiding relevant privacy laws. We are taking all reasonable actions to ensure security of your personal information and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Please contact the Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation, Kaštel 24, 51551 Veli Lošinj,

Modified on 2.8.2023.