This policy sets out how we use website information. In this policy we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communications. Please note that we may update it from time to time. For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(1) The information we collect
We may collect, store and use the following personal information from you when you access our website:
information about your computer and about your visits to and use of the website including IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other information your browser provides routinely;
information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services;
information provided when you register with us;
information provided when you subscribe to our website services, email notifications etc;
any other information that you may send us via our website or our business premises;
Solarcentury Africa may set and access cookies on your computer to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on our websites. Solarcentury Africa complies with the cookie requirements of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (UK Regulations). Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Solarcentury Africa uses a session ID cookie such as PHPSESSID to identify your current user session on our websites. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
By using our website without deleting or rejecting some or all cookies, you agree that we can place those cookies that you have not deleted or rejected on your device.
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel which may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
|PREF||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to store user preferences like language or any other customizations for YouTube Videos embedded in different sites.||7 months||Preferences|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.||5 months||Advertisement|
|GPS||This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location||30 minutes||Analytics|
|YSC||This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.||Performance|
To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
Google Double Click
Our websites also use Google Double Click to track how you use the website and to enable us to maximise your online experience:
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.||1 year||Advertisement|
Our websites also use Google Analytics to track our site performance and to enable us to maximise your online experience:
|_gat||This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.||1 minute||Performance|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.||1 day||Analytics|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years||Analytics|
Further details of these cookies can be accessed here: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies