Energy Cert Scotland
1 MacDowall Street
What do we collect and use personal information for?
In order to:
- Control access to restricted member areas of our site
- Process orders submitted by you
- Customise the service we provide to you
- Carry out market research and tracking of sales data
- Send you news and information about events, publications and services
For these purposes we need to collect and process certain personal information about you. We may ask you for this information through our website, or we may collect this information through email or other forms of communications.
Financial details including credit card number are not stored in written text or in any form by Energy Cert Scotland or Certify Lets Ltd.
Log files and IP addresses
When you visit our website, your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer on the internet) will automatically be logged by our web server. We use IP addresses to help us administer the website and collect broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Non personal information
We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you may use or the site from which you linked to from our website. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service.
Information placed on your computer
We may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer when you look at our website.
This information facilitates your use of our site and helps us to provide you with the best level of service. For example, cookies ensure that you do not need to re-enter your details every time you order from us or visit our restricted member access site and help us to show you advertisements which are relevant to your interests.
You can erase or block cookies from your computer if you want to (your help screen or manual should tell you how to do this), but certain services on the Energy Cert Scotland website may not work correctly or at all if you set your browser not to accept cookies.
Disclosing your information to others
We will not disclose any personal information without your permission unless we are legally entitled or obliged to do so (for example, if required to do so by Court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime).
Keeping our records accurate
We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with, you may do so at any time by contacting us directly via our contact form.
The forms on this site support encryption to help protect the security of your transfer of data to the site. Although we will take all reasonable security precautions regarding information stored on the site, due to the open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that any information stored on our servers, or transmitted to or from a user, will be free from unauthorized access, and we disclaim any liability for any theft or loss of, unauthorized access or damage to, or interception of any data or communications. By using the site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.
We use the reCAPTCHA provided by Gogle Inc. (Google) to protect your submissions via internet submission forms on this site. This plugin checks if you are a person in order to prevent certain website functions from being (ab)used by spamm bots.
This plugin query includes the sending of IP adress and possibly other data required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to, and used by Google.
However, your IP adress is previously truncated by Google withn member states of the european union or in other stats wich are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area, and is, as such, anonymized.
Only in exceptional cases is a full IP adress tansmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. on behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service.
The IP adress provided by reCAPTCHA from your use of this service shall not be merged with any other data from Google. This data collection is subject to the data protection regulation of Google (Google Inc.).
By using the ReCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you to Google in the manner and for the purpose set out above.
Third party sites
We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies of other sites even if you access them using links from our Sites and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit.
In addition if you linked to any of our Sites from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
If you have any questions and would like to get in touch, please contact:
Energy Cert Scotland
1 MacDowall Street