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Privacy Policy

 

  1. General

 

The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

 

Optional provision of data

 

Except for the navigation data needed to support implementation of computer and telecommunication protocols, the provision of personal data is optional and not mandatory.

 

Failure to provide requested personal data will however make it impossible to obtain the service requested by the User and to respond to requests.

 

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

 

The data collected on this website are processed by the ETIP PV SEC II consortium.

 

How we collect your data?

 

Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

 

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

 

What do we use your data for?

 

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site. The gathering and processing of personal data is designed to manage the information supplied in consultations, to handle enrolments for events, to keep you informed about anything that may take place in connection with the event you have signed up for, to deal with job applications, to keep you informed about any aspects of the ETIP PV that may be of interest to you, and to forward informative communications connected with our activities. Should you use email to order and/or purchase information material from ETIP PV, your personal data will be saved and used solely for the purpose of sending you the material you requested. If you register as a participant for any of the events run by ETIP PV your personal information will also be saved by us. These personal data will be used solely for registration purposes and related contracts. Personal data will also be passed on to the respective organiser of the event(s). The data will not be used for any other purpose nor will they be disclosed to any other recipients. The provision of data upon registration implies agreement to their use for this purpose.

 

Data communication

 

The personal data can be communicated to employees and internal staff of the Data Controller as well as to any consultants and to those entitled to it by virtue of provisions laid down by law, by regulations and Community legislation. Personal data collected for pursuing the above mentioned purposes shall be disclosed, in so far as they are concerned, to ETIP PV Consortium, including but not limited to the following categories:

 

  • Organizations that are part of the ETIP PV SEC II Consortium;

  • Persons in charge of managing the website and the related activities;

  • Persons who provide services for the management of the information system of the company;

  • Persons carrying out monitoring, auditing and certification activities with regard to the business in which organizations are in, even in the customers’ interest;

 

The communication of personal data for such purposes is mandatory for the required services and hence the processing of these data requires User’s consent.

 

What rights do you have regarding your data?

 

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

 

Analytics and third-party tools

 

When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behaviour. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

 

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

 

  1. General information and mandatory information

 

Data protection

 

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

 

We value data reduction and data economy. Thus, we store your information as long as we are required by law for retention periods.

 

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

 

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

 

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

 

The party responsible for processing data on this website is the ETIP PV SEC II consortium, represented by

 

WIP Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co Planungs-KG

Sylvensteinstr. 2

81369 München

Germany

 

Telephone: +49-89-720 12 735

Email: wip@wip-munich.de

 

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

 

Statutory data protection officer

 

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

 

DATATREE

Heubestraße 10

40597 Düsseldorf

Germany

Email: dsb@datatree.eu

 

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

 

Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

 

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

 

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

 

Right to data portability

 

You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

 

SSL or TLS encryption

 

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.

 

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

Information, blocking, deletion

 

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

 

Opposition to promotional emails

 

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not explicitly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

 

iii. Data collection on our website

 

Cookies

 

Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

 

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

 

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

 

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use, such as the contact form that handles security of form submission and stores no personal data. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behaviour) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

 

Server log files

 

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

 

  • Browser type and browser version

  • Operating system used

  • Referrer URL

  • Host name of the accessing computer

  • Time of the server request

  • IP address

 

These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

 

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

 

iv. Newsletter

 

Newsletter data

 

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

 

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO and according to GDPR. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be lawfully processed.

 

The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes remain unaffected.

 

v. Plugins and tools

 

Google Maps

 

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

 

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

 

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO and according to GDPR.

 

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

 

Google Analytics

 

This website uses Google Analytics, a simple, easy-to-use tool that helps website owners measure how Users interact with website content. Google Analytics gives us the ability to track the visitor interactions by using first-party cookies that can record information about the time and the page a User has seen, for example the URL of the page, and “remember” what a User has done on previous pages or any interactions with the website.

 

Google Analytics tracks and traces the website visitors IP address to identify the visitors by providing their geographical location. Google Analytics does not collect any personal information about the website Users it reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.

 

ETIP PV SEC II Consortium shall not use (and shall not allow any third party to use) this Service to record, collect or upload any data that identify an individual (such as for example name, email address, IP address, billing information) or other data that can be reasonably linked to such information by Google. You may decline cookies by deactivating them in your browser but this may prevent you from accessing certain or all features of this website.

 

 

Cookies policy

 

“Cookies” are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are common and won’t do anything to harm your system – they simply store or gather information. They help you to get the most out of your visit to our website.

 

ETIP PV may collect information about your computer including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration as part of our audit trail process. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. You are not obliged to accept cookies and you can adjust your browser’s setting to prevent it from accepting cookies on your computer – go to www.allaboutcookies.org for instructions on how to disable cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of ETIP PV websites if you do so.

 

Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Although they can be used to store information which may identify a user’s computer, cookies do not personally identify users and passwords and credit card information are not stored in cookies.

 

ETIP PV website uses two main types of cookies:

 

Per-session cookies. We only use these whilst you are visiting ETIP PV website and they are deleted when you leave. They remember you as you move between pages and also help maintain security.

 

Persistent cookies. These cookies stay on your computer until they expire or are deleted. We set automatic deletion dates so that we don’t keep your information for longer than we need to.

 

 

Copyright

 

The layout of the webpage, graphics and pictures used and the collection of individual contributions are protected by copyright.

 

Links to external information

 

This website contains links to third party information providers. The ETIP PV SEC II consortium has no influence on the design and contents of third party Internet websites. Project partners are not liable for the contents of external links and of external contents.

 

Legal validity

This general disclaimer is part of the material offered in the ETIP PV project website. If any of the individual terms and conditions should be determined to be invalid under relevant laws, then the remaining terms and conditions shall remain in full effect.

 

Imprint & Webdesign

 

RedMob Applications
Amalias & Nelson str., Greece

info@redmob.eu, www.redmob.eu