I. Purpose

The website http://www.globalpower-generation.com (hereinafter, the “Website”) is owned by GLOBAL POWER GENERATION, S.A. (hereinafter, ‘’Naturgy’’). This Website uses a technology called “cookies”, which collects information on your use of this Website.

The purpose of this Cookies Policy is to provide you with clear and concise information on the cookies used on our Website.

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II. What are cookies

Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your device (computer, mobile phone or any other device with internet access) when you visit a certain web page, with the aim of storing information related to your browsing activity.

In general, cookies can be used for a wide range of purposes, such as to recognise you as a user, obtain information on your browsing habits, or customise how the website content is displayed.

You must provide consent before cookies can be installed on your device, with the exception of technical cookies, which are exempt from this obligation as they ensure that our Website works correctly and allow users to browse the page.

 

 III. Types of cookies and which ones are used on our website

There are different types of cookies depending on the managing entity, the purpose for which the information collected is used and the time that they remain active on your device.

In the table below, you can find a general description of the most frequently used types of cookies, although not all of them are used on our Website. Consequently, below the table we provide detailed information on which cookies we use and their specific characteristics.

 

Types of cookies

CATEGORY TYPE OF COOKIE DESCRIPTION
Based on the

managing entity

Proprietary cookies These cookies are sent to the user’s device from a server or domain managed by Naturgy and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
Third-party cookies These cookies are sent to the user’s device from a server or domain which is not managed by Naturgy, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
Based on the purpose Technical cookies  

These cookies allow the user to browse the website, using the different options or services it offers. For example, they make it possible to control traffic and data communication, identify the session, remember the items of an order, fill out an event participation or registration form, etc.

 

User consent is not required to install these cookies as they are exempt from this obligation.

 

Customisation cookies These cookies make it possible to remember information so that a user can access the service with certain characteristics that differentiate their experience from that of other users, such as the language, favourite sections, the aspect or content of the service depending on the type of browser used to access the service or the region from where it is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies These cookies make it possible to measure user activity on the website, with the aim of adding improvements based on an analysis of service usage data. For example, they allow us to know how many users visit the website, as well as the most visited pages.
Behavioural advertising cookies These cookies store information about users’ behaviour obtained from continuous observation of their browsing habits. This allows us to offer personalised advertising based on this data.
Based on the time they remain active Session cookies These cookies are designed to recognise and store data while the user is accessing the website. They are normally used for storing information that is solely retained for providing user-requested services on a single occasion and disappear at the end of the session.
Persistent cookies These cookies are stored on your device and the data can be accessed and processed for a period of time defined by the cookie owner. This period may be several minutes to several years.

 

Cookies used on our website

Our Website uses technical cookies, which do not require user consent to be installed.

Furthermore, our Website uses other cookies that require your consent before they can be installed. The information obtained through these cookies can be used by both Naturgy and the cookie owner. Below you can find information relating to these cookies:

 

COOKIE TYPE PURPOSE OWNER DURATION REMARKS
wpml_browser_redirect_test Proprietary, customisation Checks that the cookies are enabled in the browser https://www.globalpower-generation.com/ 1 session For more detailed information about all of these cookies, please visit Google’s website at the following link:

Google Analytics

 

For information about the data that Google transfers to third countries, visit the following link:

Google Analytics

 

cookie_aceptacion Proprietary, technical Saves information regarding cookie acceptance https://www.globalpower-generation.com/ 179 days
_icl_current_language Proprietary, customisation Saves the user’s preferred language on the website https://www.globalpower-generation.com/ 24 hours
_icl_visitor_lang_js Proprietary, customisation Saves the user’s preferred language on the website https://www.globalpower-generation.com/ 1 day
vuid Third-party, analytical Collects data on user visits to the website and which pages have been read.

 

Vimeo 2 years
IDE Third-party, advertising Used by Google DoubleClick to record and provide information on the user’s actions on the website after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser’s adverts, with the aim of measuring how effective an advert is and displaying user-specific adverts.

 

Google 1 year
Test_cookie Third-party, advertising Used to check whether the user’s browser supports cookies. Google 1 day
bcookie Third-party, advertising Used by the social networking service LinkedIn to track the use of embedded services.

 

LinkedIn 2 years
bscookie Third-party, advertising Used by the social networking service LinkedIn to track the use of embedded services.

 

LinkedIn 2 years
lidc Third-party, advertising Used by the social networking service LinkedIn to track the use of embedded services.

 

LinkedIn 2 years
lissc Third-party, advertising Used by the social networking service LinkedIn to track the use of embedded services.

 

LinkedIn 1 year
_gid

 

Third-party, analytical, persistent Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertising efficiency on websites that use its services. This is the first-party cookie for the “Conversion Linker” feature. It takes ad click information and stores it in a first-party cookie so that conversions can be associated outside of the landing page.

 

Google 3 months
_ga Third-party, analytical, persistent Used to distinguish users. Google 2 years
YSC Third-party, advertising Registers a unique identification to collect statistics on which YouTube videos have been viewed by the user. YouTube Session
VISITOR_INFO

 

Third-party, advertising Tries to calculate the user’s bandwidth on pages with embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube 179 days
yt-remote-cast-installed

 

Third-party, advertising Registers the user’s video player preference when viewing embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube Session
yt-remote-connected-devices

 

Third-party, advertising Registers the user’s video player preference when viewing embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube Persistent
yt-remote-device-id Third-party, advertising Registers the user’s video player preference when viewing embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube Persistent
yt-remote-session-app Third-party, advertising Registers the user’s video player preference when viewing embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube Session
yt-remote-fast-check-period Third-party, advertising Registers the user’s video player preference when viewing embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube Session
yt-remote-session-name Third-party, advertising Registers the user’s video player preference when viewing embedded YouTube videos.

 

YouTube Session
ARRAffinitySameSite (x2) Technical Used to distribute website traffic over several servers in order to optimise response times. Microsoft Session
CookieConsent Technical Stores the user’s cookie consent status for the current domain. Cookiebot 1 year
ARRAffinity Technical Used to distribute website traffic over several servers in order to optimise response times. GPG

 

IV. Ways to grant, refuse or revoke consent for cookie use

You can grant or refuse consent for the use of the aforementioned cookies through the Cookie Settings Panel.

If you wish to eliminate third-party cookies after having already provided your consent through the Cookie Settings Panel, you must do so using the tools provided by your browser or, where applicable, the system offered by the cookie owner.

In addition, we inform you that you can block, disable or delete cookies at any time by changing your browser settings.

For more information, consult your browser’s help page on how to manage cookies. Below, we provide the links to information on how to manage cookie use in the most commonly used browsers:

 

 

V. Data transfers to third countries

The data collected through proprietary cookies is processed within the European Economic Area or in countries that have been declared to have an adequate level of protection.

With regard to third-party cookies, you can find out about any data that the third parties identified in this policy transfer to third countries, where applicable, through the linked provided above in the “Remarks” column of the table describing the cookies used on this Website.

 

VI. More information on personal data protection

We recommend that you consult our Legal Notice for more information on how we process your personal data, as well as how to exercise your rights and file a complaint with Naturgy’s Data Protection Officer and/or the corresponding data protection authority.

 

VII. Changes to the cookies policy

We may update our Website’s Cookie Policy. Therefore, we recommend that you review this policy on a regular basis in order to stay correctly informed on how we use cookies.

 

October 2020