Climatopolis ENERGY Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

The privacy of visitors to our website is very important to us, and we are committed to protecting it. This policy details what we do with your personal information at CLIMATOPOLIS SMART CITIES.

2. Collection of personal information

The following types of personal information may be collected, stored and used:
Email address
IP address
Personal information may be collected via :
Contact forms
Registration form
Cookies

3. Use of your personal information

Personal information provided to us through our website will be used for the purposes described in this policy or on the relevant pages of the site. We may use your personal information for :
Purposes related to the performance of a contract: data is collected for the performance of a contract or the implementation of pre-contractual measures at the user's request.
Purposes related to the company's legitimate interests: data is collected to protect the company's legitimate interests, such as customer relations management, claims management, system security, etc.
Purposes related to legal obligation: data is collected to comply with a legal obligation, such as record keeping for accounting purposes or compliance with data protection laws.
Purposes related to obtaining the user's consent: data is collected with the user's consent, for example to send newsletters or special offers.
Website improvement purposes: data is collected to analyze and improve the website, for example to personalize the user experience.
Before disclosing personal information about another person to us, you must obtain that person's consent to the disclosure and processing of that personal information under the terms of this policy.
If you submit personal information to our website for the purpose of publication, we will publish and may use such information in accordance with the permissions you grant us.
Without your explicit consent, we will not provide your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing or that of other third parties.
An anonymized string created from your e-mail address (also known as a hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to verify your use of the service. Gravatar's privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment has been validated, your profile photo will be publicly visible next to your comment.
If you are a registered user and you upload images to the website, we advise you to avoid uploading images containing EXIF data of GPS coordinates. Visitors to your website may download and extract location data from these images.

4. Disclosure of your personal information

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisors, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors to the extent reasonably necessary for the purposes set forth in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and any of its subsidiaries) to the extent reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information:
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
In connection with any current or future legal proceedings;
To establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for fraud prevention and credit risk reduction purposes);
To the purchaser (or potential purchaser) of any business or assets in our possession which we wish to (or are considering) selling;
To any person whom we reasonably believe to be an integral part of a court or other competent authority for the disclosure of such personal information if, in our opinion, such a court or authority would be likely to require the disclosure of such personal information.
Except as otherwise provided in this policy, we will not pass your personal information to third parties.

5. International data transfers

The information we collect may be stored, processed and transferred in any country in which we operate, to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
The information we collect may be transferred to the following countries, which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India.
Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication may be available via the Internet worldwide. We cannot prevent the use, good or bad, of this information by third parties.
You expressly consent to the transfer of personal information as described in this section.

6. Retention of your personal information

Personal information that we process for any purpose will not be retained longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
Without prejudice to the article, we will generally delete personal data in these categories
The retention period is 24 months.
We will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
If we believe the documents may be relevant to any current or potential legal proceedings;
To establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for fraud prevention and credit risk reduction purposes).
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This makes it possible to automatically recognize and approve subsequent comments, rather than leaving them in the moderation queue.
For users who register on our site (where possible), we also store the personal data indicated in their profile. All users can view, modify or delete their personal information at any time (with the exception of their username). Site managers can also view and modify this information.

7. Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all personal information you provide to us on secure servers (password and firewall protected).
All electronic financial transactions made through our website will be protected by encryption technologies.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the Internet is inherently insecure, and that we cannot guarantee the security of your data sent over the Internet.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password you use to access our website; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).

8. Your rights to your data

If you have an account or if you have left comments on the site, you can request to receive a file containing all the personal data we hold about you, including that which you have provided to us. You can also request the deletion of your personal data. This does not include data stored for administrative, legal or security purposes.
If you have any queries about your data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO): Alexia Alvarez Franco via the contact form on our website or by post: CLIMATOPOLIS SMART CITIES - 49, rue des petites écuries 75010 PARIS

9. Third-party websites

Our website contains hyperlinks to third-party websites and information about them. We have no control over these sites, and are not responsible for their privacy policies or practices.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles...). Embedded content from other sites behaves in the same way as if the visitor were visiting that other site.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed third-party tracking tools, track your interactions with such embedded content if you have a logged-in account on their website.

10. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session": a persistent cookie is stored by the browser and remains valid until its expiry date, unless deleted by the user before that date; a session cookie expires at the end of the user session, when the browser is closed. Cookies generally do not contain any personally identifiable information about a user, but the personal information we store about you may be linked to information stored in and obtained through cookies.
We may use cookies to:
Recognize a computer when a user visits the website
Track users as they navigate the website
Enable the use of a shopping cart on the website
Improve the use of a website
Analyze website usage
Administer website
Prevent fraud and improve website security
Personalize the website for each user
Send targeted advertising that may be of interest to certain users
To do this, we may use the following services:
Gravatar
Google Analytics
Most browsers allow you to refuse or accept cookies:
with Internet Explorer (version 10), you can block cookies using the alternative cookie management settings available by clicking on "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" then "Advanced";
with Firefox (version 24), you can block all cookies by clicking on "Tools", "Options", "Privacy" then selecting "Use personalized settings for history" from the drop-down menu and unchecking "Accept cookies from sites";
with Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Personalize and control" menu, then clicking on "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", then selecting "Prevent sites from setting data" in the "Cookies" header.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the use of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features of our website.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer:
with Internet Explorer (version 10), you need to delete the cookie file manually (you can find instructions on how to do this here );
with Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking on "Tools", "Options", and "Privacy", then selecting "Use personalized settings for history" and clicking on "Show cookies", then on "Delete all cookies";
with Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Personalize and control" menu, then clicking on "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Delete browsing data", then "Delete cookies and module data from other sites" before clicking on "Delete browsing data".
Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the use of many websites.
If you go to the login page, a temporary cookie will be created to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. It contains no personal data and will be deleted automatically when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will set a number of cookies to record your login information and screen preferences. The lifetime of a login cookie is two days, that of a screen option cookie is one year. If you check "Remember me", your login cookie will be kept for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookie will be deleted.
By editing or publishing a publication, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data. It simply indicates the ID of the publication you have just modified. It expires after one day.

11. Changes to the privacy policy

We may occasionally update this policy by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by e-mail or through our website's private messaging service.