Privacy Policy

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Limited respects your privacy

This website is run by The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Limited, the data controller, in conjunction with the Crown Estate, both of whom are committed to the protection of your privacy.

All personal information given to us through this website will only be held and used in accordance with this policy, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (E.C. Directive) Regulations 2003 and the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information automatically collected and stored

Your personal details will not normally be disclosed to third parties. In some circumstances however we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfil a request for information.

Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, and used only to provide the services or information you have requested.

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Offshore House, Albert Street
Blyth NE24 1LZ

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When you login The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult uses small amounts of data stored on your computer called ‘cookies’ to allow the site to function correctly. We do not store or track any personal data, and do not share any data with third parties. You can control what cookies, if any, are stored on your computer.

How to refuse or withdraw consent

It is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functionality on this website.

You can manage how cookies engage with your computer or mobile device via your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Android), so you are alerted when cookies are sent or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies which have already been set.

Use of emails

If you send us an email (e.g. to request information or provide feedback on website content), the information you provide will be used to help us gather the information requested and to respond to your message. We scan emails, using automated monitoring techniques, for malicious software and unsuitable material.

Links to other websites

We may refer to, or establish relations with, other companies, organisations and public bodies that will enable you to access their websites directly from ours. Each company, organisation or public body will operate its own policy regarding the use of cookies and collection and use of information. If you have any concerns regarding the way in which your data will be used, you are advised to read the privacy statement on the relevant website.

We will try to provide you with links to high quality, reputable websites which we think will be of interest and relevance to you. However, please note that such third party websites are not under our control and we do not contribute to the content of such websites. We cannot accept responsibility for any issues arising in connection with the third party's use of your data, the website content or the services offered to you by these websites.

Your rights

Your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. In accordance with the requirements of this Act, we will process personal data we hold about you in a fair and lawful manner and will keep it secure from unauthorised access by third parties.

Your personal data may have to be disclosed if we are required by law or as a result of a lawful request by a governmental or law enforcement authority. If you have cause to complain to The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Limited, please contact us.

Policy changes

Any changes to the privacy policy will be posted here and will take effect immediately. Please check back frequently to see any updates or amendments to our privacy policy.