LEGAL NOTICE

These general conditions regulate the use and access to the Internet service for the company HAVEN  , at the following electronic address: www.havenproject.eu

1.- Use of this Web Site:

The functioning of the Web Site: www.havenproject.eu is regulated in these General Conditions that are available to the User, the main objective of which is to inform about its services and who the consortium responsible for the project is. The use of the Web Site attributes the status of User and implies full acceptance by the User of all the Conditions of Use of the Web Site in force when he or she accesses it. Consequently, if the User does not agree with any of the conditions laid down herein, he should not use this Web Site.

In like manner, the User undertakes not to use the information published in the Web Site, for illegal purposes or effects, contrary to the contents of these General Conditions, that might injure the rights or interests of third parties, or which may in any way damage, render useless, overload, deteriorate the Web Site or information provided in it or impede the normal use or enjoyment of the Web Site by other users.

The User shall refrain from obtaining information, messages, graphics, drawings, sound and/or image files, photographs, software and, in general, any class of accessible material through the Web Site or its services, using means other than those that have been made available to it, or, in general, those that are regularly used on the Internet.

2.- Right to modify the Web Site, right to restrict access to the Web Site and right to suspend the operability of the Web:

HAVEN   reserves the right to modify the presentation or configuration of the Web Site at any time, without prior notice, and the information, services, the present Conditions of Use of the Web Site, or any other applicable general or specific conditions, instructions, or notices. These modifications shall be to improve the User’s services, according to market trends. In addition, HAVEN   reserves the right to suspend, interrupt or leave the Web Site inoperative, or to restrict its access, partly or completely, individually, or collectively, temporarily, or finally, at any time.

3.- Web Surfing Cookies:

The HAVEN  ’s Web Site service provider uses cookies only to make it easier for the User to surf the Web Site. In no event will they be used to gather personal data. They are only used to improve Web Site surfing and reduce downloading time of Web elements.

Nevertheless, if the User does not want to use these cookies, they can rescind the use of system cookies from their Web browser options. These files can also be deleted without affecting the quality of the Web Site, and the only effect of this configuration is that the Web Site takes longer to download, as the files are not in the User’s cache memory.

4.- Access and use of the Web Site is free:

The Web Site service provision by the User is free and requires no prior subscription or registration. The User’s identification is only required in the following situations: When the User asks us for more information on a matter of his interest, he sends us an e-mail to contact use, wants to access the images publications that are available at our library, or asks us to send him press releases or news sheets.

The registration and identification of the User’s personal data will be governed by the indications in the tenth section: Privacy and confidentiality protection policy of the personal information that the Users freely and voluntarily provide.

5.- Links:

The Web Site may possibly at times offer the User technical link devices (links, banners, or buttons), directories and search tools allowing users to access web sites belonging to and/or managed by third parties. HAVEN   does not offer or market on its own or by means of third parties, the services available at the linked sites, or control, exercise supervision or approve the products, services, contents, information, data, files, and any other class of material in these linked sites.

HAVEN   therefore declines any responsibility regarding the information that falls outside this Web Site, and which is not managed directly by HAVEN  .

If the User wants to establish a link or make any similar action with regard to the Web Site, this should be previously authorised by HAVEN  . Any other use, assignment to third parties, communication, and disclosure of the full or partial, public or private Contents is forbidden. HAVEN   reserves the right to exercise the respective civil and criminal legal actions to demand the compliance of this clause and to claim for damages.

6.- Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights:

The User acknowledges and accepts that all Industrial and Intellectual Property rights on the Contents and/or any other elements inserted in the Web Site (including, without limitation, trademarks, logotypes, trade names, texts, images, graphics, designs, sound, databases, software, flow charts, presentation, “look-and-feel”, audio and video), are the property of HAVEN   and/or third parties. In no event does access to the Web Site imply on the part of HAVEN   and/or the third parties who own the Web Site’s contents, any kind of waiver, transmission, licence or total or partial cession of such rights, unless otherwise expressly established.

7.- Exclusion of guarantees and responsibility:

7.1- Of functioning of the Web Site.

HAVEN   does not guarantee the availability and continuity of the functioning of the Web Site and shall in no event be held liable for damages or losses that might be derived from (i) lack of availability or accessibility to the Web Site or those other sites with which a Link has been established; (ii) interruption in the functioning of the Web Site or computer faults, telephone failures, disconnections, delays or blocking caused by deficiencies or overloads on the telephone lines, in the Internet system or in other electronic systems produced in the course of its functioning; (iii) lack of suitability of the Web Site for the specific needs of the Users and (iv) other damages that might be caused by third parties through unauthorised intromissions or hackers outside the control of HAVEN  .

HAVEN   does not guarantee the absence of virus or any other elements in the Web Site introduced by outside third parties that may produce changes in the Users’ physical or logic systems or in the electronic documents and files stored in their systems, and shall in no event be responsible for damages or losses that might be derived from the presence of virus, malware or other elements that could produce alterations in the physical or logic systems, electronic documents or User files.

However, HAVEN   adopts various protection measures to protect the Web Site and Contents against hackers. However, this does not guarantee the unauthorised use by third parties to access the type of use of the Web Site made by the User or conditions, characteristics, and circumstances in which that use is made HAVEN   shall consequently in no event be responsible for damages or losses derived from such unauthorised access.

7.2 For the use of the Web Site

HAVEN   shall in no event be responsible for the use that users and/or third parties may make of the Web Site, or for any damages arising therefrom.

7.3.- For the Contents

The Contents of the Web Site are the sole property of HAVEN  and are made available by it in good faith and with the best professional quality standards. HAVEN  however excludes any kind of liability for damage of any nature that might be due to lack of truthfulness, accuracy and/or current importance of the contents of the Web Site.

8.- Partial nullity:

Should any of these general conditions be declared null, invalid, or ineffective this shall not affect the validity or effectiveness of the other clauses that shall continue to be binding between the parties. The waiver by any of the parties to demand the compliance at a given time of any of the conditions stipulated herein, shall not imply a general waiver to comply with the other condition or conditions, nor shall it create an acquired right for the other party.

9.- Applicable law and jurisdiction:

The provision of the Web Site service and present Conditions of Use of the Web Site are governed by the applicable legislation in the territorial regulations of the European Union, and specifically by the laws that make up Spanish legal regulations applicable to information society and electronic commerce services and Spanish legislation on personal data protection. For any disagreements in the performance, interpretation, fulfilment of these Conditions, or in the relations between the User and HAVEN  both parties expressly waive any other privileges that might correspond to them and agree to submit to the jurisdiction and exclusive competence of the Law Courts and Tribunals of Madrid (Spain).

10.- Privacy and confidentiality protection policy of the personal information that the users freely and voluntarily provide.

In accordance with Regulation EU 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, HAVEN  hereby sets out how the personal data voluntarily supplied by the User on the Website will be treated.

10.1- Identification of the File Manager and information recipients

HAVEN 

You can contact us at  info@havenproject.eu

At HAVEN  we take your privacy seriously and want you to understand our practices relating to the processing of Users’ personal data. This privacy statement explains how we do it.

10.2- Purpose of data treatment

The personal data gathered by HAVEN  Non the forms and contact channels on the website has the following purposes:

CONTACT: Identification details gathered through this form are for the purpose of providing the requested service and consultancy requested in the communication made by the User.

Personal data processing for purposes other than those detailed above will require the express prior consent of the User in each case.

HAVEN  reserves the right to disclose your personal data as required by law, or when it considers that its disclosure is necessary to protect their rights and/or comply with the requirements of a legal procedure, court order, regulator request or any other legal process affecting HAVEN  .

10.3- Legitimation

The processing of the User’s data for the different purposes set out in the previous section is based on the consent that HAVEN  requests from the User; under no circumstances shall the withdrawal of this consent restrict the performance of the product procurement contract.

10.4- Data security

Once HAVEN  has received the User’s data, it will take the appropriate security measures to avoid any unauthorized access, inappropriate use or disclosures, unauthorized modifications, illegal destruction, or accidental loss.

10.5- Data communication to Third Parties

HAVEN  will not communicate personal data to third-party companies except for companies of the consortium, or in cases of legal obligation or with the consent of the data subject.

Should the possibility of transferring your data be considered for other circumstances, HAVEN  will request the User’s express consent.

Notwithstanding the above, HAVEN  informs you that the provision of some of its services and/or products requires the storage of your data in systems belonging to HAVEN  or third parties and access to your data by HAVEN  or third parties, with the commitment of HAVEN  to comply with all applicable legislation. For these purposes, HAVEN  informs you that it will commission third parties to handle certain functions such as maintenance of computer systems and management and auditing services.

10.6- Data Retention

The personal data gathered on the forms and contact channels on the website will be retained under the following conditions:

CONTACT: HAVEN  will retain the information supplied until the consultation has been resolved and, in any event, for up to a maximum of twelve months, unless another consultation is made or the user signs up for our services. After that, the data will become non-identifiable or will be deleted.

10.7- Rights

The User can modify his communication preferences at any time, as well as exercise the following rights:

Right to Access, allowing the User to consult his personal data.

Right to Rectification, allowing the User to modify his personal data when they are inaccurate.

Right to Erasure, allowing the User to request that his personal data associated with the service be erased.

Right to Object, allowing the User to request that his personal data not be processed.

Right to Restriction of Processing, allowing the User to request that his data be restricted from processing in the following cases:

While the User contests the accuracy of his data.

When the processing is unlawful, but the User opposes erasure of his data.

When HAVEN  does not need to process the User data, but the User needs those data for exercising or defending legal claims.

When the User opposes the processing of your data pursuant to a legitimate interest by HAVEN  , pending verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override yours.

Right to Portability, allowing the User to receive the personal data he provided in electronic format, as well as to transmit those data to another entity.

Right to Withdraw Consent, giving the User the right to withdraw the consent he granted for the processing of the personal data at any time and via any of the channels indicated below, without affecting the legality of any processing carried out prior to withdrawal.

The User can exercise these rights via any means, providing these enable reliable acknowledgement of the sending and receipt of his request, and it is sent to HAVEN  using the details included in the beginning of this Privacy policy, indicating the reference “Data Protection”. The following must appear in the request: Name, surnames, a photocopy of your national ID, the petition specifying your request, and the address for receiving notifications.

10.8- Contact HAVEN 

HAVEN  will do its utmost to ensure that the data is always kept up to date. However, the quality of the data is the responsibility of the owner, and if there is any modification in the User data on the web, the user will notify the File Manager, who shall take no responsibility if any change in data fails to be notified to HAVEN  .

BRIDGE

BRIDGE is a European Commission initiative uniting Horizon 2020 energy and digitalisation projects to identify and handle cross-cutting issues. HAVEN participates in all four working groups which cover Data management, Business models, Regulations and Consumer and citizen engagement.
 

IKERLANS. COOP

IKERLAN is a leading knowledge transfer technological centre providing competitive value to companies. We seek for excellence in R&D&i, thanks to the continuous adaptation to the needs of our customers and the proximity with the business reality. Faithful to our mission, we have been working daily since 1974 to develop solutions that allow our customers to become more and more competitive. We are a cooperative member of the MONDRAGON Corporation and the Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA).

FRAUNHOFER

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, based in Germany, is the world’s leading organization for application-oriented research. With its focus on future-oriented key technologies and the utilization of results in business and industry, it plays a central role in the innovation process. As a guide and driving force for innovative developments and scientific excellence, it helps to shape our society and our future. Founded in 1949, the organization currently operates 75 institutes and research facilities in Germany. Around 29,000 employees, most of whom are trained in the natural sciences or engineering, work with an annual research budget of 2.8 billion euros. Of this, 2.3 billion euros is spent on contract research.

SOLITEK

SoliTek is Northern Europe’s largest solar module producer, proudly delivering the world’s most sustainable solar modules and manufacturing smart battery SoliTek NOVA. Founded in 2009, SoliTek is a part of the BOD Group, which has been successfully operating for the last 25 years as a family-owned conglomeration of high-tech companies. Now, SoliTek has achieved net-zero status, marking our commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. SoliTek’s solar modules are entirely environmentally friendly since their panels are the world’s first to receive the “Cradle to Cradle” Gold certification. This certification verifies that solar modules comply with the highest environmental sustainability standards, energy efficiency, and social responsibility requirements. The manufacturing procedure employs 35% recycled glass, and the modules are entirely recyclable after their 30-year warranty period. 100% renewable energy is utilized during the production procedure. SoliTek specializes in providing a glass glass solar modules tailored to various applications. Our offerings include integrated solar panels for walls or roofs, solar carports, and panels designed for optimal transparency in greenhouses. We prioritize safety and performance excellence, a commitment evident in the certification of our modules by the DIBt certificate for overhead glazing use.

IMECAR

IMECAR Elektronik develops the most efficient battery packs for electric vehicles.  IMECAR develops and produce battery packs. We make integration and testing, prototyping and serial production of battery packs and electric powertrains. IMECAR do software development for electric vehicles.

RSTER

Reliability & Safety Technical Center (RSTER) has been established in November 2020 as a technical centre to contribute to the existing/upcoming challenges in terms of improving the safety and reliability of the complex engineering systems in the industry. Our approach is to develop a well-rounded understanding of the reliability and safety concepts through identifying potential failure, assess the reasons and effects, and define what could eliminate or reduce the chance of failure during the lifetime. This process allows our team to identify and classify problems caused by the design, manufacturing, storage, applications, and operation of the complex multi-domain systems. The main activities of RSTER are providing multi-domain services in terms of GHG emission reduction from the environmental and technical points of view. The proposed services can contribute to the different sectors of the industry which are related to GHG emission reduction, green environment, and renewable energy resources from environmental and technical aspects.

DTU

DTU is recognized internationally as a leading university in the areas of the technical and the natural sciences, renowned for our business-oriented approach, our focus on sustainability, and our amazing study environment.

INEGI

INEGI – Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is a Research and Technology Organisation (RTO), founded in 1986, focused on research and technology-based innovation activities, technology transfer, consulting and technological services, oriented to the development of industry and economy in general. A non-profit, private and recognised as a public utility entity.

RES4AFRICA

Born in 2012, RES4Africa (Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa) is a Foundation that works in support of Africa’s just energy transition in order to achieve the SDG7, ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. It functions as a bridge between Europe and Africa: gathering a network of members from all over the clean energy sector from both continents and high-level international partnerships, we ensure constant dialogue between the most relevant energy stakeholders willing to mobilise investments in clean energy technologies.

AEIMIS

AEIMIS is established as an independent national association, non-profit and non-speculative, with the aim of centralizing, promoting, and disseminating knowledge related to practices, tools, evaluation methods, and existing investment mechanisms that allow members to understand how these operate in different business sectors.

BiTech

Battery Innovation and Technology center (BiTech) is an engineering company offering battery management systems (BMSs), power electronic (including converter, inverter, and charger), and battery system design for the first and second life for home, electric grid, maritime, and automotive applications.

TOTALENERGIES

TotalEnergies’ history can be defined by three keywords: rich, unique and exhilarating. The Company’s history tells of an industrial saga and a human endeavour set against the backdrop of social, technological and geopolitical changes. Its history also relates the story of a company that was created from scratch back in 1924 under the name Compagnie française des pétroles with the aim of ensuring France’s energy independence. Over the years, it has evolved into an international organization that is actively involved in addressing the global energy challenges of the 21st century.

BATTERY 2030+

BATTERY 2030+ is the large-scale and long-term European research initiative with the vision of inventing the sustainable batteries of the future, providing European industry with disruptive technologies and a competitive edge throughout the battery value chain and enabling Europe to reach the goals of a climate-neutral society envisaged in the European Green Deal. The BATTERY 2030+ community works on concrete actions that support the implementation of the European Green Deal, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the European Action Plan on Batteries and the SET Plan.
 

IRI UL

The Innovation and Development Institute of the University of Ljubljana (IRI UL) is a research and development organization dedicated to creating technological and societal solutions tailored to people and the environment. We collaborate with various stakeholders to bridge academic knowledge with societal needs, managing international projects and implementing results into practice. Our focus areas include sustainable energy, material efficiency, and the transition to carbon neutrality, aligned with EU programs and the European Industrial Strategy. By integrating anthropological research methods, we ensure a deep understanding of social needs, fostering innovations for positive social change. Committed to responsible research and innovation, we prioritize transparency, ethics, and safety while actively engaging diverse groups to co-create a sustainable and innovative future.

Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy

Masen is the group responsible for managing renewable energy in Morocco. Masen leads development programmes of integrated projects aimed at creating an additional 3,000 MW of clean electricity generation capacity by 2020 and a further 6,000 MW by 2030.The goal is to secure 52% of the country’s energy mix from renewable sources by 2030. As a central player committed to making optimal use of renewable resources, Masen transforms natural power into power for progress. The integrated model Masen has devised aims to establish self-sustaining and financially viable ecosystems. In addition to generating electricity through major projects and raising the funds required to do so, Masen seeks to act as a catalyst for the development of a competitive economic network that employs existing skills efficiently and helps create new ones. At the same time, the development of applied research and the promotion of technological innovation are encouraged. The local development strategy Masen has developed – a true reflection of its integrated approach – helps the regions that host its projects to achieve territorial equity and sustainable growth. Finally, its constant concern for protecting the environment and reducing greenhouse gas emissions underpins Masen’s entire approach.

TATA Power Company Limited

Tata Power is a leading integrated power company in India, boasting a capacity of 14,294 MW along with its subsidiaries and partners. They cover the entire power value chain, including renewables like solar and wind, as well as conventional sources such as hydro and thermal energy. Notably, 38% of their portfolio comes from clean energy generation, highlighting their leadership in this sector. The company has successful partnerships in power generation and distribution, serving over 12.9 million consumers through its Discoms under public-private partnerships. With a focus on sustainability, Tata Power is expanding into distributed generation through rooftop solar, microgrids, and other initiatives. With a track record of technological innovation and commitment to green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for further growth in the energy sector.

INTERSTORE

InterSTORE is an EU-funded project that aims to deploy and demonstrate a set of interoperable Open-Source tools to integrate Distributed Energy Storage (DES) and Distributed Energy Resources (DER), to enable the hybridization, utilisation and monetisation of storage flexibility, within a real-life environment.

PARMENIDES

The European project PARMENIDES aims to develop a new ontology with a focus on the electricity and heating domain for buildings, customers, and energy communities. It will support different use cases, focusing on the utilization of Hybrid Energy Storage Systems (HESS). A new generation of innovative Energy Management Systems (EMS) will be developed, capable of using ontology as a knowledge base. PARMENIDES will define an information and communication architecture, enabling an interoperable, reliable, and secure exchange of data and instructions. The developed EMS will be demonstrated in very diverse pilots in Austria and Sweden.

SMHYLES

The EU project SMHYLES is developing novel salt- and water-based hybrid energy storage systems on an industrial scale. SMHYLES started in January 2024 and will run until December 2027. The project is coordinated by the Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Centre for Sustainable Energy (Italy), and is being carried out in cooperation with 15 other partners from Germany, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Spain, the Czech Republic, and Tunisia. The EU is funding the project under the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon Europe” with around €6 million.

FlexCHESS

FlexCHESS project aims to revolutionize the existing paradigms of energy storage by developing a multi-level flexibility approach based on a Virtual Energy Storage System (VESS) that can store surplus energy through hybrid energy storage systems (HESS) and modify their behavior and architecture to support unpredictable growth and change of demand, climate and market. FlexCHESS will enhance the innovation storage capacity and competitiveness of the smart grids in Europe based on VESS-centric approaches to address uncertainties and weaknesses related to the extensive integration of variable renewable energies into the electricity market. This will be achieved by the appropriate promotion of open innovations and by making the smart technologies an asset for an intelligent business. FlexCHESS project Consortium gathers 3 universities, 2 large companies, 3DSOs, 4 SMEs, and 2 NGO. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under grant agreement No°101096946.

BIG LEAP Project

The BIG LEAP Project enhances Second-Life Batteries with advanced BMS & ESS, fostering competitiveness and sustainability. The upcoming generation of battery management systems aims to enhance interoperability, close the gap between first-life and second-life battery energy storage systems (SL-BESS), extend adaptability, and empower battery value chains. The BIG LEAP project is a plan to make European technology more competitive by improving how batteries work in the energy sector.

BATT4EU

BATT4EU is a Co-programmed Partnership established under Horizon Europe, the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. BATT4EU is a collaboration of the European Commission and European battery R&I stakeholders, united in BEPA.
 

BRING

Brussels Research and Innovation Center for Green Technologies (BRING) is a nonprofit organization for the development of green and sustainable technologies and solutions. Research and development of various rechargeable energy storage systems and energy technologies for Lightweight and Heavy-duty vehicles, electric vessels and utility scales.