1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a file that is installed in the browser of your device (computer, mobile, etc.) in order to store and retrieve data. Cookies can have a multitude of purposes, depending on the purpose for which they have been configured: for example, to save preferences, collect usage statistics, enable technical functionalities, among others.
2. WHO IS THE DATA CONTROLLER?
SOLUM PHOTOVOLTAIC INNOVATION, S.L. (SOLUM), with NIF B-90436296 and address at Calle Alfred Nobel, 10. Nave 4, 41300, Rinconada (Seville), is responsible for the processing of the information collected through cookies.
3. WHAT DATA IS COLLECTED THROUGH COOKIES?
When you access the Website, even if you have not registered, the following information is collected through cookies:
Device information: During your use of the Website, we collect information about the mobile device from which you access the Website. The information we collect is your device model, operating system and version, unique device identifier and network.
Information about your location: We also obtain your IP address, time zone and mobile service provider, if any, which allows us to obtain a general location.
User browsing information: We collect information about your use of the Website. Specifically, frequency of use, the sections you visit, use of specific functions, etc.
4. WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE THERE?
Depending on their purpose, cookies can be classified as follows:
a. Technical cookies: These cookies are strictly necessary for browsing the Website and allow basic functions such as browsing from one section to another. They are responsible for technical aspects such as identifying profiles or sessions and managing tool preferences in the use, interaction and location of access to content. Also belonging to this category, due to their technical nature, are those cookies that allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces included on the Website, without collecting user information for other purposes, such as personalising this advertising content or other content.
b. Statistical cookies: These cookies measure and collect statistical information relating to the user’s use of the Website, such as the time spent on the Website, the number of visits or the content visited. This information allows us to understand how users interact with the Website, to evaluate the performance of the site, which pages or sections of the Website are the most or least visited, including the quantification of the impact of advertisements placed on the Website (if any). Having this information allows us to fix bugs, improve the design of the Website or the content offered through the Website.
c. Preference or personalisation cookies: Preference cookies allow the Website to remember user information so that the user can access the service with certain features that may differentiate their experience from that of other users. For example, your preferred language or the region from which you access, the number of results to display when the user performs a search, the appearance or content of the service depending on the type of device from which the user accesses the service.
d. Behavioural advertising cookies: These cookies allow the management of advertising spaces that, where appropriate, have been included on the Website. However, the management of advertising spaces is based on the user’s browsing profile. These cookies store information on the browsing habits of users obtained through continuous observation of their browsing habits, developing a specific user profile, so that the advertisements that appear in these spaces will be personalised for the user according to these habits.
Depending on the entity that manages them:
a. Own Cookies: are those that are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain managed by the party responsible for the Website, in this case, SOLUM, and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
b. Third-party cookies: these are cookies that are sent to the user’s device from a computer or domain that is not managed by the party responsible for the Website, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Depending on the length of time they remain activated:
Depending on the length of time they remain activated on the device we can distinguish:
i. Session Cookies: These are designed to collect and store data during the time the user is browsing the Website and are deactivated at the end of browsing.
ii. Persistent Cookies: These store data and these can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the party responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
5. WHAT SPECIFIC COOKIES DO WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE?
We use the following cookies on our website:
Cookie Type Duration Description
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional Necessary 11 months This cookie is set by the GDPR cookie consent to record the user’s consent to cookies in the “Functional” category.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics Required 11 months This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store user consent for cookies in the “Analytics” category.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary Necessary 11 months This cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. Cookies are used to store user consent for cookies in the “Necessary” category.
PHPSESSID Session 11 months Generated by the application server when you create a user session on the website.
(_ga, _gid, _gat) Analytics 11 months Learn how you browse our website in order to improve the services we can offer. This information is anonymous, and we only need it for statistical purposes (more information here).
6. WHAT IS THE BASIS OF LEGITIMACY THAT ALLOWS US TO PROCESS YOUR DATA THROUGH COOKIES? IF SO, ARE THEY MANDATORY?
The information we collect through cookies and other tracking devices is based on your consent, which we ask you for when you access the Website via an information pop-up.
In this regard, you can withdraw your consent at any time as explained in section 8.
Technical cookies cannot be deactivated, otherwise the proper functioning of the Website would be compromised. They are generally only set in response to actions taken when you request services from us, such as setting your preferences in relation to the cookies themselves, logging in or completing forms. In the event of deactivation, this may result in limited use of some of the Website’s services by not being able to access certain functionalities and therefore your experience will be less satisfactory.
7. TO WHOM DO WE TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION? ARE THERE ANY INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS?
We use some third-party cookies, which are those cookies collected and managed by a third party, so these entities will receive your personal data collected through cookies for the purposes indicated for each cookie. These types of cookies are indicated in the table in section 4, as “Third Party Cookies”). This table identifies the third party that manages each cookie and provides a link to its conditions.
However, below we explain the main third-party cookies we use and their main characteristics.
To analyse the use of the Website we use the Google Analytics audience measurement system a web service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google will collect analytical and statistical information about your use of the Website in order to compile reports on Website activity.
The international transfer to Google, Inc. is covered by the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.
For more information about Google Analytics, please visit: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.
When you access our Website for the first time, you will be shown a window in which you can indicate whether you accept cookies or whether you wish to configure or reject them, except for those that are strictly necessary. You can also withdraw your previously granted consent at any time.
If you would like to withdraw your consent at any time in relation to the Cookies Policy, you have two options: (i) withdraw your consent through the buttons provided for this purpose in this Cookies Policy; or (ii) delete the cookies stored on your device through the settings and configurations of your Internet browser.
Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you must delete them from the browser options or from the system offered by the third party itself.
You can find more information on how to disable cookies, depending on your browser, at the following links:
◦ Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/es-es/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
◦ Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/es/kb/habilitar-y-deshabilitar-cookies-sitios-web-rastrear-preferencias
◦ Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=es
◦ Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=es_ES ; for iOS: https://support.apple.com/es-es/HT201265
9. WHAT RIGHTS CAN YOU EXERCISE AS A DATA SUBJECT?
10. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY