Privacy Policy


Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Welcome to South Dartmoor Community Energy’s website, where your privacy matters. We take privacy seriously, and this privacy policy outlines the personal data we collect, the reasons for collecting it, and how we handle it. Rest assured that we will never use your personal data in a way that contradicts the purposes for which you provided it, as outlined below.

What Personal Data Does South Dartmoor Community Energy Collect?

We collect essential contact information such as your name, email address, and other basic details when you subscribe to our email list or create an account to access our reports. Additionally, when you generously donate to our cause, we collect the necessary contact information to process your payment and promptly acknowledge your contribution.

Like most websites, our web servers generate log files that include data like your IP address, browser type, internet service provider, and the number of clicks. These log files enable us to manage the site, analyze trends, and gather aggregated demographic information. Importantly, server log files do not contain personally identifiable information.

Understanding Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a website. They serve various purposes, including storing information to streamline your site access and remembering your preferred settings for future visits.

How Does South Dartmoor Community Energy Use Your Personal Data?

We collect and process personal data for the following purposes:

  • Administering our websites
  • Understanding user engagement with our website
  • Customizing the communications you receive from South Dartmoor Community Energy
  • Receiving and processing financial donations
  • Managing recruitment, employee records, and human resources
  • Responding to communications, queries, or requests for information or services from you, regardless of how they are received

Data Sharing Practices

Your data may be accessed by South Dartmoor Community Energy’s website administrators and staff. However, we do not share, sell, rent, or lease personal data with third parties unless we have obtained your explicit permission to do so.

Embedded Content

Some pages on our site may contain embedded content such as videos, images, and articles from external sources. This embedded content behaves similarly to a visit to the original website, potentially collecting data, using cookies, and tracking your interactions. South Dartmoor Community Energy is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of these third-party services.

Social Sharing

We utilize social sharing buttons from platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Your use of these third-party services is entirely optional, and it’s important to understand their privacy policies. South Dartmoor Community Energy does not assume responsibility for the privacy practices of these third-party services.

In conclusion, we value your privacy and are committed to safeguarding your personal data. We want you to feel confident when interacting with our website. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices or policies, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for entrusting us with your privacy, and we look forward to serving you while upholding the highest standards of data protection.


June 2024