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Privacy Policy

Under the Data Protection Act 1998 and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we need to inform you how we will use your personal data.

The Data Controller is Renewables First Ltd of The Mill, Brimscombe Hill, Stroud, Glos GL5 2QG.  If you need to contact the Data Protection Officer contact Phil Davis on 01453 88 77 44 or philip.davis@renewablesfirst.co.uk.

For new contacts the purpose for processing your personal data is to answer the enquiry you have made to us, and this may include reviewing your site using online tools such as Google Earth so we can understand the layout and provide a more accurate response to you.  The lawful basis for us to process your personal information is GDPR Article 6 (1) (b) – ‘contract’.

For existing clients the purpose for processing your personal data is to provide a good quality service to you in regard to the services or products that you have ordered.  We may need to share your personal data with third parties, such as regulatory bodies, private companies, subcontractors and sole traders, but would only do this where it was directly relevant to delivering the product or services you have ordered.  Your personal data will never be shared or sold to third parties for marketing purposes.  In all cases, will retain your personal data and if a new product or service becomes available that we believe you would genuinely be interested in, we will get in touch to let you know, but note that this will not extend to general marketing messages, only specific opportunities.  The lawful basis for us to process your personal information is GDPR Article 6 (1) (b) – ‘contract’.

Your data will be retained indefinitely in case you get in touch again in the future to reopen your original enquiry or you would like to explore other opportunities. Retaining your personal information will make it easier for us to understand the history of the site and your previous enquiry(s) and by doing that should mean we can provide a better quality answer.

You have the right to access and review the personal data we hold on you and request that any inaccuracies are rectified.

We do not use any automated decision making, profiling or algorithms to process your personal information.

Are you considering a low carbon renewable energy project?

Renewables First have considerable experience and full project capability, from initial feasibility studies through to system design and installation for wind and hydro power systems.

Read more about renewable energy in our Hydro Learning Centre and Wind Learning Centre. Alternatively, take the Wind Site Self Assessment or contact us about a hydropower feasibility study today.