Privacy Policy

1. Name and contact details of the responsible person for the processing of data and the data protection officer of the company

This data protection information applies for the processing of data by:

Responsible:

PV Energy Ltd

11 Upper Grosvenor St
Mayfair
London W1K 2ND
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7629 33 66
E-Mail: info@pvenergyltd.com

2. Collection and retention of personal data and kind and purpose of their use

Our website can be used without entering any personal information. However, different rules may apply to certain services on our site and the same are explained separately below. We collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes and any other applicable law. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the European Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as GDPR), the German Federal Data Protection Act (hereinafter referred to as BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (hereinafter referred to as TMG). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider.

a) Visit of our website

Every time our website is accessed, user data is automatically transmitted by the web browser of your device to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in so called log files. The following data are automatically collected and stored until the automatic deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of the access
  • Name and URL of the accessed file
  • Website, from which the access is obtained (referrer URL)
  • Used browser and possibly the operating system of your computer as well as the name of the access provider

We use the named data for the following purposes:

  • To ensure a smooth connection set-up of our website
  • To ensure a comfortable usage of our website
  • To analyse the system security and stability
  • For further administrative purposes

The legal basis for the processing of data is article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of GDPR. Our legitimate interest is a result of the above-listed purposes for the processing of data. We will in no event use the collected data to draw conclusions about your person.

Furthermore, we use cookies and analysis services when you are visiting our website. You can find more information on this in the clauses 4 and 5 of this data protection regulation.

You can visit our website without providing any information about yourself. Every time our website is accessed, user data is transmitted by your web browser and stored in protocol files (server log files). This data includes for example the name of the accessed page, date and time of the visit, volume of the data transmitted and the requesting provider. This data is exclusively used to ensure a smooth operation of our website and to improve our services. A connection of data to one single person is not possible.

b) Registration for our newsletter

As far as you have expressly agreed according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter a of GDPR, we use your e-mail address to regularly send you our newsletter for information and promotional purposes. To receive our newsletter, the disclosure of an email address is sufficient. We will review the email address you provide for the purpose of determining if you are in fact the owner of the email address provided or if the actual owner of said address is authorised to receive the newsletter.

The data thereby collected is used solely for the purpose of receiving our newsletter(s). No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that other components of our website may collect.

You may cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time, for example following a link at the end of each newsletter. Alternatively, you may send an email to info@pvenergyltd.com asking to be unsubscribed.

We furthermore use the following instruments:

Use of MailChimp

Newsletter Consent

You will be asked to consent to the use of your personal data to receive our newsletter as follows:

“I have read the privacy policy and I give my consent to data being processed by a service provider located in the United States”.

We use the newsletter to provide you with regular updates about our offers. To receive our newsletter, you will need a valid email address. We will then check the email address entered to ensure that you are actually its owner or if its owner has agreed to receive our newsletter. By registering for the newsletter, we will save your IP address and date and time of registration. This will be used in case a third party misuses your email address to subscribe to our newsletter without your knowledge. 

We will not compare the data collected during newsletter registration with any other data that might be collected by other components of our site.

Newsletter by MailChimp 

We use MailChimp to send our newsletter to our subscribers. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA. 

The data stored when you register for the newsletter (email address, name, IP address, and time and date of registration) will be sent to a server operated by The Rocket Science Group in the United States and stored there in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield treaty. 

Further information about the data protection offered by MailChimp can be found at: 

http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Further information about the EU-US Privacy Shield treaty can be found at:

Die Bundesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/international-transfers/eu-us-privacy-shield/index_en.htm

You may cancel your newsletter subscription and revoke your consent to the storage of this data at any time with future effect. For instructions to take this step, please refer to the confirmation email and each newsletter.

Newsletter-Tracking

Our newsletter includes so-called web bugs that allow us to recognise if and when an email has been opened and which links in the email have been clicked by its recipient.

This data is stored by us so that we can best align our newsletter to the wishes and interests of our subscribers. Accordingly, the data thus collected is used to send personalised newsletters to each recipient.

You will be asked to consent to the use of your personal data as follows:

“I agree that my data and my user responses will be stored electronically by newsletter tracking so that I can receive a personalised newsletter. The revocation of the consent to receive the newsletter constitutes a revocation of the consent for the tracking described above.”

By revoking the consent to receive the newsletter, the consent to the mentioned tracking is revoked as well.

3. Transmission of data

There will be no transmission of your personal data to third parties for other purposes than the following.

We only transmit your personal data to third parties, if:

  • You have expressly given your consent according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter a of GDPR.
  • The transmission is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of GDPR and there is no reason to believe that your legitimate interests for excluding transmission of the data take precedence.
  • There is a legal obligation for the transmission according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter c of GDPR.
  • It is permitted by law and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter b of GDPR.

4. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are automatically created by your internet browser and that are stored on your device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Cookies do not cause any damage on your device and do not contain viruses, Trojans or any other damaging software.

The cookie contains information that are connected to the respective device used. However, this does not mean that we thereby get direct knowledge about your identity.

The use of cookies allows us to make our offer more user-friendly. We use so-called session cookies in order to recognise that you have already visited certain pages of our website. These are automatically deleted after leaving our site.

Furthermore, we use temporary cookies for the optimisation of the usability equally that are stored on your device for a certain period of time set. When you visit our website again to use our services, it will automatically be recognised that you have already been there and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter this data again.

Moreover, we use cookies to statistically record the use of our website and analyse the data for the purpose of optimising our offer for you. These cookies ensure that our systems can recognise your browser if you visit our site again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a certain period of time.

The processing of data through cookies is necessary recalling our and third party’s legitimate interests in the above-mentioned purposes as well as those of third parties according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of GDPR.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can, however, adjust the technical settings of your web browser and prevent the retention of cookies on your computer or activate the option that before a cookie is created, a notice appears. However, please note, that through the complete deactivation of cookies you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.   

Following the links below, you can get information on how to administrate (or even deactivate) cookies in the most important browsers:

Chrome Browser: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies  

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen 

Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

5. Rights of persons concerned

You have the right to

  • Request information on your personal data retained and processed by us according to article 15 of GDPR. You can especially request information on the purposes of the processing, the category of the personal data, the categories of recipients, to whom the data has been or might be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of the right to correction, deletion, limitation of the processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of data, as far as they have not been collected by us, as well as on the existence of an automated decision making including profiling and possibly significant information on their details;
  • Request the correction of false or the completion of your personal data stored by us according to article 16 of GDPR;
  • Request the deletion of your personal data stored by us according to article 17 of GDPR, as far as the processing is not necessary for the exercise of free speech and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • Request the limitation of processing of your personal data according to article 18 of GDPR, as far as the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is illegal, you refuse their deletion and we do not need the data anymore, but you need it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to the processing according to article 21 of GDPR;
  • Receive your personal data, that you have provided, in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format or to request the transmission to another responsible person according to article 20 of GDPR;
  • Revoke your consent that you have granted us at any time according to article 7 of GDPR. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the processing of data based on this consent; and
  • Complain to a supervisory authority according to article 77 of GDPR. Normally, you can therefore contact the supervisory authority of your usual residence or workplace or of our law address.

6. Right of objection

In case your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests according to article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f of GDPR, you have, according to article 21 of GDPR, the right to appeal against the processing of your personal data if there are reasons deriving from your special situation or if the appeal aims at direct marketing. In the latter case you possess a general right of objection without the necessity to state a special situation, which we will follow.

In case you want to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to info@meeco.net is sufficient.

7. Data security

In the context of your website visit we use the common SSL-procedure (Secure Socket Layer) in connection with the highest respective encryption, which is supported by your browser. Usually it is a 256 Bit encryption. In case your browser does not support a 256 encryption, we instead use the 128 Bit v3 technology. You can see at the display of a closed lock in the status line at the bottom of your browser when a single page of our website is transmitted in an encrypted way.

We furthermore use appropriate technical and organisational security means, to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulations, complete or partial loss, deletion or unauthorised access by any third person. We continuously improve our security measures according to the technological development.

8. Validity and change of this privacy statement

This privacy statement is currently valid and was last updated in May 2018.

Caused by the further development of our website and our offers on it or by changed legal or administrative rules it may become necessary to adjust this privacy statement. The latest privacy statement can be found and printed at any time via https://www.meeco.net/privacy-policy-meeco-services-deutschland-gmbh