COOKIE POLICY

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate.

Our cookies help us:

a) Make our website work as you’d expect

b) Improve the speed/security of the site

c) Continuously improve our website for you

d) Helping us to achieve our Vision (for a local area able to supply decreasing local energy demand with increasing generation from renewable energy, driven by collective action and community ownership) more efficiently.

We do not use cookies to:

a) Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

b) Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

c) Pass data to advertising networks

d) Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

We do not use any non-essential cookies, for example for collecting information for advertising purposes. So if the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are granting us permission to use the essential cookies outlined below. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

WordPress cookies

We use WordPress for our site which uses cookies to make it work. Read how WordPress uses cookies
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

YouTube (owned by Google) & Google Analytics

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Our site displays videos from our YouTube channel. When you watch them, YouTube (Google) sets cookies to track usage of its services, remember preferences (such as language) and to make its advertising more relevant.

Google Analytics

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We use Google Analytics which sets cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people came to visit the site (e.g. from a search engine).

Read about Google’s data safeguarding policyand how Google uses cookies

Mailchimp newsletter

_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENTWe administer our newsletter using Mailchimp newsletter provider which sets this cookie so we can link to our list to add subscribers to our newsletter

Read about Mailchimp’s use of cookies

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge
Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Opera
Safari
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites

TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

Use of this site

Your use of this site, which is provided by Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE), is expressly conditional upon your acceptance of the following terms and conditions. By using this site you signify your consent to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any part of the following terms and conditions you must not use this site. By subscribing to any of our email services, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.

Copyright

a) All copyright and other intellectual property rights in this website (including without limitation the text, graphics and other content) are owned or controlled by BWCE or its licensors.

b) You may download and print extracts from the site and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on this website.

c) You must not reproduce any part of this website or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated in writing that you may do so. The design, arrangement and look and feel of this website are also the copyright of BWCE and/or its licensors and may not be copied or otherwise reproduced.

Trademark Notice

a) The trademarks, trade names and logos displayed on this website are the property of BWCE and/or its licensors or other third parties. Users should not use these without the prior written permission of BWCE or the relevant third party.

General Disclaimer

a) We are providing this website and its contents on an ‘as is’ basis and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, excludes all representations or warranties of any kind including, without limitation, warranties implied by statute. In addition, we do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this website is accurate, complete or current.

b) We will not be liable for any loss which may result from the use of this website including, without limitation, loss due to any computer virus or viruses which may infect your computer equipment as a result of your access to or use of this website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from this website (except for death or personal injury attributable to our negligence and to the extent permitted at law).

Other websites and services

You can access other sites via links or URL re-directions from this site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents. You agree that we will not be party to any transaction or contract with any third party that you may enter into and we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage which you may suffer by using those third party websites and services. You agree you will not involve us in any dispute you may have with any such third party website or service.

Privacy and Data Protection

Any personal information collected from this website will be used by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy, the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679) as amended or updated from time to time and any other relevant or successor legislation.

Force majeure

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to this site we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

Severance, Governing Law & Jurisdiction

a) If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions of these terms and conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.

b) These terms and conditions are governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

c) References to ‘BWCE ’, ‘us’, ‘our’, and ‘we’ are to BWCE or Bright Renewables, 107 Vox Studios, Durham Street, Vauxhall, London, SE11 5JH.

Updates

These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.