BDPV : Photovoltaic Database Sites
There are many different ways you can use our services – to search for and share information, to communicate with other people. When you share information with us, for example by creating a BDPV Account, we can make those services even better. As you use our services, we want you to be clear how we’re using information and the ways in which you can protect your privacy.
Information we collect
We collect information to provide better services to all of our users – from figuring out basic stuff like which language you speak, to more complex things like localization of your installation, production data, ….
We collect information in the following ways:
- Information you give us. For example, many of our services require you to sign up for a BDPV Account. When you do, we’ll ask for personal information, like your email address, telephone number to store with your account.
- nformation we get from your use of our services. We collect information about the services that you use and how you use them. This information includes:
- Log information : When you use our services or view content provided by BDPV, we automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This includes: Internet protocol address. / device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL. / cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your BDPV Account.
- Local storage : We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.
Information we collect when you are signed in to BDPV, in addition to information we obtain about you from partners, may be associated with your BDPV Account. When information is associated with your BDPV Account, we treat it as personal information.
How we use information we collect
We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect BDPV and our users. We also use this information to offer you tailored content
When you contact BDPV, we keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.
We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags, to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. One of the products we use to do this on our own services is Google Analytics. For example, by saving your language preferences, we’ll be able to have our services appear in the language you prefer. When showing you tailored ads, we will not associate an identifier from cookies or similar technologies with sensitive categories, such as those based on race, religion, sexual orientation or health.
Sensitive personal information
This is a particular category of personal information relating to confidential medical facts, racial or ethnic origins, political or religious beliefs or sexuality.