Privacy & Cookies Policy
The website at www.quintasenergy.com is owned and operated by Quintas Energy, S.A.
Quintas Group is committed to data security and the fair and transparent processing of personal data. Our Privacy & Cookies Policy, which is set out below, has been prepared to meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. It is intended to help you understand our practices relating to the collection, protection, disclosure and use of any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you, whilst you visit our website. By “personal data”, we mean any information about you that could be used to help identify you. The term “personal data” is defined more fully in article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR). Nothing in this Privacy & Cookies Policy limits your legal rights in relation to your personal data.
When you visit the website or provide information to us via the website, you are accepting and consenting to our processing of your information in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Policy and our Legal Information, and any other contract we may have with you. If you do not agree to the terms set out in these terms and policies, we do not give you permission to use the website and you must cease to do so immediately.
1. Who is the data controller?
The Data Controller of the personal data collected from the website at www.quintasenergy.com is Quintas Energy, S.A., with registered office in Plaza Nueva, 13 (3rd floor), 41001, Seville (Spain).
2. What information do we collect and process from you?
2.1 Personal information that you give to us, such as your name, email address, telephone number and any other information about you that you might choose to volunteer. You may be asked to provide such personal information to us when you:
2.1.1 contact us with an enquiry by telephone or email, or using any forms on our website (we may monitor, record, and retain copies of such communications)
2.1.2 sign up to receive information from us about our business, news and events, or respond to our marketing communications; and/or
2.1.3 report a problem with our website or any services generally.
2.2 Information about you or your computer that we automatically collect each time you visit the website:
2.2.1 technical information for our own internal logs, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, software user-agent, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
2.2.2 information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), HTTP response, clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time); location data, other communications data; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any methods of communication used to contact us.
2.3 Information we lawfully receive from other sources, such as business partners, analytics providers, search information providers and webservers, etc.
2.4 Please note we do not intentionally collect sensitive personal data (relating to users physical or mental health, race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union activities, sexual life, or criminal offences). We will seek your explicit consent if we ever want to collect this data.
3. Do we collect data about children?
We do not knowingly collect information from individuals who are under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not provide any information about yourself to us. If you have already done so, please contact us.
4. What are the purposes of collecting and processing your data and why are we entitled to do it?
4.1 We use the information that you give to us:
4.1.1 To provide information to you that you request from us; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose to fulfil our contractual obligations because of your request.
4.1.2 To provide you with information about our business (e.g. Market News, Commercial Brochures samples, etc.) and relevant news and events; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose to fulfil our contractual obligations as a result of your request.
4.1.3 To administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose by being a legitimate interest in connection with the information society services provided through our website.
4.1.4 To communicate with you about any comments, queries or feedback you might have about us or the website; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose by being a legitimate interest in connection with the information society services provided through our website.
4.1.5 To ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose by being a legitimate interest in connection with the information society services provided through our website.
4.1.6 To provide you with communications about our business, news and events that we feel may interest you: by post, telephone and/or email. We will send that information by electronic mail only if: (i) you have consented to this, for example, by opting in when you sign up to receive this information or (ii) the information is about our products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiation of a sale to you and you have not opted out of receiving such marketing messages. If you do not want us to use your personal data in this way, please let us know using our contact details at the end of this Privacy & Cookies Policy; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose as expressly recognised as a legitimate interest of our company by the legislation in force. At any time, you will be entitled to oppose our further processing of your data for this purpose. Please see section 5 “Opting out of marketing” below.
4.1.7 To inform you of any changes to our website and/or services; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose by being a legitimate interest in connection with the information society services provided through our website.
4.2 We use information about you that we collect automatically:
4.2.1 To administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, researching, statistical and survey purposes; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose by being a legitimate interest in connection with the information society services provided through our website.
4.2.2 To improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer; we are entitled to use your data for this purpose by being a legitimate interest in connection with the information society services provided through our website.
4.3 We do not adopt decisions that may affect you based solely on the automated processing of your data.
5. Opting out of marketing
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. If you would like to do so, just let us know using our contact details at the end of this Privacy & Cookies Policy. However, if you exercise your right to opt-out of receiving marketing messages from us, please be aware that you may continue to receive certain non-marketing communications from us. For example, we may still need to contact you about important changes to our services or website that affect you, or about any agreements we may have entered into with you.
6. How do we process and store your personal data?
The information we collect from you is stored on Microsoft Azure Cloud’s servers and the server on which your data is stored is located in the European Economic Area. More information about their privacy standards can be found here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/TrustCenter/Privacy/default.aspx.
We do not need to make international transfers of your personal data to countries that do not have regulations equivalent to the European one.
7. How do we disclose your information to third parties?
7.1 We may share your information with selected third parties including analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the website.
7.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
7.2.1 in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
7.2.2 if the website is acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets; and
7.2.3 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our various terms, policies and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
7.3 In case we disclose any of your personal data to third parties, they will be subject to the obligation of confidentiality and to the other obligations established by the data protection regulations.
7.4 For more information regarding guarantees in relation to international transfers of personal data you can contact our Data Protection Officer.
8. What are the rights that you can exercise?
You can exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion and portability, limitation and/or opposition to the processing, directing the corresponding communication through the postal address indicated above in this Privacy & Cookies Policy or to the email address GDPR@quintasenergy.com, indicating, as the subject of the e-mail, “Data Erasure”.
If you would like a copy of this information, please write to us at the address indicated.
The consent given can be withdrawn at any time, without this affecting the legality of the processing based on the consent given prior to its withdrawal.
If you consider that the processing of your personal data violates the regulations, you can submit a claim through the postal address indicated in this Privacy & Cookies Policy or to the email address GDPR@quintasenergy.com.
9. How long do we retain personal data?
The personal data that you provide us will be kept as long as you maintain your relationship with us and, after the termination of this relationship for any reason, during the statutory limitation periods that are applicable in relation to the legitimate purposes of processing your personal information.
After the termination of the relationship between you and us, your data will be processed for the sole purpose of proving compliance with our legal or contractual obligations. Once said limitation periods have ended, your data will be deleted or, alternatively, anonymised.
2. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are sent by a website to a web browser and contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. This enables the website to identify and track the web browser. Cookies can, among other functions, enable a website to recognise a device each time it visits, remember user preferences and recommend content. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, but rather the computer used. However, some cookies may contain personal information.
Different cookies do different things, and some are essential to the operation of a website, whilst others are not. The different types of cookies are:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
- Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website, enabling us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visits to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information (in anonymised form) with third parties for this purpose.
3. What cookies do we use?
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
This cookie is used to set and maintain the user session on the website.
End of the session
4. What are third-party cookies?
5. Can I refuse or opt out of cookies?
If you set your browser to not accept cookies, please note it may result in certain sections or features of our website not working properly and certain personalised services not being provided to you or users of your computer.
More information about cookies generally can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
6. Update the policy
Please note that we may need to update this privacy and cookies policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices and the law. We recommend that you check this page regularly to ensure that you have read the most recent version and that you are happy with any changes.
7. Security measures
We take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure your data is treated securely. Unfortunately, the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasions, such information can be intercepted. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically and therefore sending such information is entirely at your own risk.
8. Links to third-party websites
9. Contacting us