Privacy Policy


Who we are

Who is the personal data controller?

MEGAJOULE is an independent wind and solar resource assessment consultant, founded in Portugal in 2004, with activities in more than 40 countries.


Our website address is:

MEGAJOULE registered address is: Rua Eng. Frederico Ulrich, 2650 4470-605, Moreira da Maia, Portugal.

The contact email is


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you need to get in touch with us, you can contact our team by email, contact form, by telephone or through other means, such as social media. When you do so, we will collect personal data such as your name and contact details so that we can respond to your request.

Read more in Disclaimer.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

When MEGAJOULE collects your personal data, it is legally responsible for collecting, using, storing and, where appropriate, deleting your personal data. Your personal data will not be shared with any of the other third parties, excluding the case in which this is necessary in order to provide the requested service.

As said above, MEGAJOULE may share your personal data in the occasions when a company is legally obliged to communicate, for example, with government authorities or the courts. Likewise, we may share your personal data if we have your consent or in order to execute our services. In these cases we may share your data with:

  • Our partners, service providers with whom we cooperate in order to execute our services and carry out out business activities
  • Government authorities, law enforcement agencies, security forces, in accordance with the legal requirements. 
  • Courts in all of the states where MEGAJOULE has it’s offices and courts in all of the states where MEGAJOULE executes it’s services.
  • Our legal advisers and professional consultants.

Finally,  state that your data may be transferred, in accordance with our privacy policy, to other non-European states, whose privacy laws may differ from European ones. In all of the cases stated MEGAJOULE strives to protect your privacy and oblige the European laws of privacy. 


How long we retain your data

In general, your personal information is kept as long as MEGAJOULE has your consent or as long as it’s necessary in order to execute the clients services properly. 

For users that register on our website (if any), download a certain content from it, subscribe the newsletter, we store the personal information provided in order to use the site and publications provided for download. Submitted email addresses will be used for informational company newsletters until the cancellation of this service by the subscribed user.

All users can request to see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Website administrators can also see and edit that information. 

Lastly, it is important to state that MEGAJOULE may keep your data even longer than stated above in those cases where this is regulated by law 


What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we need to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be will check through an automated spam detection service.

As stated before, your data is shared with MEGAJOULE partners and associates in order to execute our services, and with government bodies, if regulated by laws of the countries of MEGAJOULE offices and countries where services take place. 

How do we process the data of minors?

MEGAJOULE does not process the data of minors, as minors are not users of our services. 


Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time.

Most browsers support cookies, but users can set their browsers to decline them and can delete them whenever they like.

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How do we use cookies?

MEGAJOULE uses cookies in order to present information on the website in a user friendly and transparent way. Cookies do not store any of your personal data and they are not harmful for your computer or mobile phone. By using MEGAJOULE website you can agree to use cookies or you can delete them at any time.

MEGAJOULE may use Google Analytics in order to provide better content on our site. Thus, you may read Google privacy policy to stay informed on their usage of your data. 

Social media third party cookies?

MEGAJOULE may share social media content on the website which includes third party cookies. Also, social media share buttons are provided on site. You may check relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

How to delete cookies?

For more information on how to control your cookie settings and browser settings, or how to delete cookies on your hard drive, please visit


When are we allowed to processes your personal data

According to GDPR.EU

  1. When the data subject gave specific, unambiguous consent to process the data. (e.g. Deciding to subscribe to newsletter list.)

  2. Processing is necessary to execute or to prepare to enter into a contract to which the data subject is a party. (e.g. Backgroung check needed before starting a project.)

  3. Processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation of MEGAJOULE. (e.g. Receiving an order from the court in MEGAJOULE jurisdiction.)

  4. Data needs to be processed in order to save somebody’s life. (e.g. In an emergency)

  5. Processing is necessary to perform a task in the public interest or to carry out some official function. 

  6. Having a legitimate interest to process someone’s personal data.



List of your rights

According to GDPR.EU

You have the right to:

  • information about the processing of your personal data;
  • obtain access to the personal data held about you;
  • ask for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data to be corrected;
  • request that personal data be erased when it’s no longer needed or if processing it is unlawful;
  • object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes or on grounds relating to your particular situation;
  • request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in specific cases;
  • receive your personal data in a machine-readable format and send it to another controller (‘data portability’);
  • request that decisions based on automated processing concerning you or significantly affecting you and based on your personal data are made by natural persons, not only by computers. You also have the right in this case to express your point of view and to contest the decision.