Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

The privacy policy applies between you, the User of the website, the PrHyde Consortium, the owners of this website, and Tech Builds Solutions Limited, the maintainer of this website. The PrHyde Consortium and Tech Builds take your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

We recommend you read this policy carefully.

 

 

Definitions and interpretations

 

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

 

Data

 

Collectively all information that you submit to Tech Builds Solutions Limited or a member of the PrHyde Consortium via the Website. The definitions incorporate, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws.

 

Cookies

 

Small text files placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below.

 

Data Protection Laws

 

Any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the EU Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation.

 

 

GDPR

 

 

The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 216/679.

 

We or Us

 

Tech Builds Solutions Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 11878952 whose registered office is at 85 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7LT, UK, and the PrHyde Consortium consisting of, Air Liquide, CEA, Engie Lab, ITM Power, Ludwig Bölkow Systemtechnik, ZBT, Man Truck & Bus SE, Nel, Nikola Motor Company, Shell and Toyota 

 

User or you

 

Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by a member of the PrHyde Consortium and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as as a consultant or otherwise providing services to one or more members of the PrHyde consortium and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services.

 

UK and EU Cookie Law

 

The Privacy and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.

 

Website

 

The website you are currently using, techbuilds.net, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

 

 

In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

      1. The singular includes the plural and vice versa
      2. A reference to clauses, sub-clauses, schedules or appendices are to clauses, sub-clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy
      3. A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships
      4. “Including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”
      5. reference to any statutory provision including any modifications or amendments of it
      6. The headings and subheadings do not form part of this privacy policy

 

Scope of this privacy policy

 

This privacy policy only applies to the actions of the Prhyde Consortium, Tech Builds Solutions Limited and the Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links We may provide to social media websites.

For the purpose of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Tech Builds Solutions Limited is the “data controller”. This means that We determine the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

 

Data collected

 

In according with this privacy policy, we may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

      • Name
      • Contact information, including but not limited to, email address(es) or contact number(s)
      • IP address (automatically collected)
      • Web browser type and version (automatically collected)
      • Operating System (automatically collected)
      • A list of the URLs with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected)

 

How we collect data

 

In accordance with this privacy policy, We collect data in the following ways:

      • Data given to Us by You – this may be in a number of ways, such as:
            1. When you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, email or through any other means
            2. When you use our services
      • Data received from other source(s) – these source(s) comprise of the following third parties:
            1. Google Analytics
      • Data is collected automatically – for example:
            1. We automatically collect information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us make improvements to the Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date(s), time(s) and frequency with which you access the Website and by the way you use and interact with its contents.
            2. We will collect Data about you automatically via cookies, inline with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them for this Website, see the section headed ‘Cookies’.

 

Our use of the Data

 

Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

      • Internal record keeping
      • improvements to our product / services

We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).

 

Keeping Data Secure

 

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:

      • Access to any User sensitive information is either controlled by:
              1. A username or email address that is unique to you, and a password set by you. Please note the plaintext password cannot be retrieved by an employee or consultant of Tech Builds Solutions Limited
              2. A unique link or code sent to you by a representative of Tech Builds Solutions Limited. Care will be taken to ensure that this link remains private where necessary.

Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss of unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this email address: privacy@techbuilds.net

 

If you want any detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and your computers and devices against fraud, identity thefts, viruses and many other online problems, please visit www.getsafeonline.org. Gate Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.

 

Data retention

 

Unless a longer retention is required or is permitted by law, We will only hold on to your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request the Data to be deleted.

Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

 

Your rights

 

You have the following rights in relation to your data:

      • Right to access – The right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reason why.
      • Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
      • Right to erase – the right to request that we remove your Data from our systems.
      • Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.
      • Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data
      • Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interest

 

To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis of processing your Data), please contact us via the email address: privacy@techbuilds.net

 

If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us,  you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection agency. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website https://ico.org.uk

It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

 

Links to other websites

 

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extent to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement(s) of other websites prior to using them.

 

Changes to business ownership and control

 

We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control for all or part of this Website. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to Us.

 

We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

 

In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of your privacy being protected.

 

Cookies

 

The Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. We use Cookies to improve your experience of using this Website. Tech Builds Solutions Limited has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

 

All Cookies used in this Website are used in accordance with the UK and EU Cookie Law.

 

When you access this Website for the first time, and at various times after that, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies that are not classified as “Strictly Necessary”. By giving your consent to the placing of these Cookies, you enable Us to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to placing of these Cookies; however certain features may not be as fully functional, if at all, as intended.

 

 

The Website may place the following Cookies:

 

 

Type of Cookies Purpose
Strictly Necessary

 

These are cookies that are required for the operation of this Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure parts of this Website, use e-billing services, or store cookie preferences

 

Analytics / performance

 

These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, and how visitors move around the Website when they are using it. This helps us improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for exactly.

 

Functionality

 

These are used to recognise you when you return to the Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, such as greet you by name and remember your preferences, like region and, where applicable, language.

 

 

 

 

You can choose to enable or disable certain Cookies from your browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu of your browser.

 

You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may permanently lose any information that enables you to access the Website more efficiently and quickly, including but not limited to, personalised settings.

 

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult any help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your browser’s privacy settings.

 

For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to https://aboutcookies.org. You will have all details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

 

General

 

You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

 

If any court or competent authority find any provision of this privacy policy (or any part of a provision of this privacy policy) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

 

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver or that, or any other, right or remedy.

 

The Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusion jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

 

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

 

You may contact us via email at privacy@techbuilds.net

 

This privacy policy was created on 02 April 2020.