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Privacy policy

Our company privacy policy

HARP is a project funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme. This privacy policy will explain how the HARP project uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.


What data do we collect?

Our Company collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, profession, organisation, etc.)
  • IP address
  • Browser’s language

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide HARP with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Sign up to our newsletter or contact us via our web contact form.
  • Provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.
  • Use or view our website through tracking by Google Analytics.

Our Company may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Publicly accessible contact details of relevant stakeholders. In this case, the respective people will be asked permission to include them on mailing lists.

How will we use your data?

Our Company collects your data so that we can:

  • Email you with information updates concerning the HARP project.
  • Send you invitations to relevant events relating to the HARP project.

If you agree, HARP will share your data with the partner organisations of the project consortium so that they may send you relevant information.
List of organisations:

  • ADENE – AGENCIA PARA A ENERGIA (Portugal)
  • R2M SOLUTION SPAIN SL (Spain)
  • EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL CITIZENS ORGANISATION FOR STANDARDISATION (Belgium)
  • UNIVERSIDADE DO MINHO (Portugal)
  • ANIMA Federazione delle Associazioni Nazionali dell’Industria Meccanica Varia ed Affine (Italy)
  • European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (Belgium)
  • Association of the European Heating Industry (Belgium)
  • ACCADEMIA EUROPEA DI BOLZANO (Italy)
  • AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L’ENERGIA E LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE (Italy)
  • DEUTSCHE ENERGIE-AGENTUR GMBH (Germany)
  • CREARA CONSULTORES SL (Spain)
  • Uwe Trenkner (Belgium)
  • DECO -ASSOCIACAO PORTUGUESA PARA ADEFESA DO CONSUMIDOR (Portugal)
  • UNICLIMA (France)
  • UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA (Portugal)
  • Energies et Avenir (France)
  • ORGANIZACION DE CONSUMIDORES Y USUARIOS-ASOCIACION (Spain)
  • ENERGIES 2050 (France)

How do we store your data?

Our Company securely stores your data at a private Sharepoint platform, the internal servers of ECOS & ADENE as well as Mailchimp.

Our Company will keep your personal contact details for the duration of the project until the end of July 2022. Once this time period has expired, we will permanently delete your data from all servers and online repositories.

What are your data protection rights?

HARP would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request HARP for copies of your personal data.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that HARP correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request HARP to complete information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that HARP erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that HARP restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to HARP’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that HARP transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Call us at: (+351) 214 722 800

Or write to us: harp@adene.pt

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Our Company uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Our Company uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising — Our Company uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Our Company sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
When you open the HARP website, you are also given the possibility to opt-out of cookies directly.

Privacy policies of other websites

The HARP website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

The HARP website keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 26 July 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about HARP’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: harp@adene.pt

Call us: (+351) 214 722 800

Or write to us at: Avenida 5 de Outubro, 208 – 2º Piso, 1050-065 Lisboa, Portugal

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