Océole (the "Océole Project") is a partnership between Q ENERGY France, EQUINOR and Green Giraffe.
Who is responsible for the processing of your Personal Data? :
What personal data do we collect?
We collect identity data, which may include contact information such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number or postal address when you fill out an online form on our Website.
If you contact us by email or other means and provide information about yourself, this personal information will also be collected and used for the purpose of responding to your enquiry or processing your request.
We do not collect sensitive personal data: we ask you not to disclose or communicate to us any data considered as sensitive data or assimilated as such by the CNIL (notably social security number, offence data, ethnic origin, political opinions, religions and beliefs, health data or trade union affiliation) through our Website.
In the context of the Océole Project, we may also collect and process personal data about you that is publicly available or that you volunteer. This data may include identification data, contact information, business data, or your opinions and comments about the Océole Project.
Why and on what basis do we collect personal data about you?
In the context of the Océole Project, your Personal Data are collected and processed by Q ENERGY France, as the data controller, in order to:
In some cases, processing by Q ENERGY France and its partners in the context of the Océole Project may be based on your consent. In this case, you will be provided with specific information at the time your personal data is collected and consent is obtained.
Q ENERGY France may collect and use information about you for use in the Océole partnership between Q ENERGY France, Equinor and Green Giraffe for the development of offshore wind projects. Your personal information may also be collected and used to improve the services we provide to you or to respond to enquiries or other issues you raise.
Q ENERGY France may also use information submitted by you or otherwise obtained by us to conduct marketing research, but we do not sell personal information or disclose it to third parties for purposes unrelated to the reasons we hold it.
Will we share your personal data with other organisations?
We will not pass on the data you provide to us to organisations outside the Océole partnership. However, Q ENERGY France may be required to disclose it to the relevant authorities if required by law, including for legal compliance purposes. We may also share your personal data with our outside contractors, suppliers or advisors solely for the purposes of the Océole Project and/or to provide our services: for example, to engage outside advisors to assist us with a matter involving you or your organization (including any litigation or M&A transaction involving our company, for example), or with our IT contractors.
Where the performance of our business requires your personal data to be transferred outside the European Union, it is understood that such transfers are governed by the mechanisms set out in the GDPR and validated by the European Commission, such as the Standard Contractual Clauses, a copy of which you may request (see "Contact Us" below).
For how long and in what way is your personal data stored?
Your personal data is stored in accordance with our internal storage policies which are designed to ensure the proportionality and minimisation of our processing of personal data, as well as the security and confidentiality of the data.
We will retain your personal data for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purpose for which it was collected or is further processed including for legal and internal compliance purposes and for the potential defence of claims in the future, or if we are otherwise permitted to do so.
If you request that we no longer process your personal data, we will do so to the extent possible, subject to any applicable legal restrictions and our information retention requirements in order to fulfil our legal and internal compliance obligations, including demonstrating compliance in the future should legal proceedings be brought against us.
How can you find out what information is stored about you? What are your rights?
You have the right to access, rectify and update the personal data we process about you, provided you complete a request and, if necessary, provide proof of your identity. In the cases provided for by the applicable regulations, you also have the right to have your data deleted, to object to their processing or to request their limitation or portability.
You are always free to ask us to stop contacting you. If you receive an unsolicited communication from us and do not wish to receive further communications.
To exercise all of these rights, you can contact our dedicated team at the address in the 'Contact Us' section below.
We undertake to deal with your request to exercise your rights as soon as possible in accordance with the relevant legislation. In all cases, we will do our utmost to ensure that the personal data we hold is accurate, up to date and relevant and we undertake to correct any inaccuracies.
You also have a right of recourse to a national supervisory authority, such as the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés in France.
Updating of privacy rules
We may update the rules on this page from time to time. Please make sure that you have read the latest version when you visit us again.
Q ENERGY France
Communications Team / Océole
300 rue du Mourelet,
ZI de Courtine