Privacy Notice

Rampion 2 Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice explains how Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm (“we”) handle any personal data we collect about you.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy notice (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, about you or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. 

Our Organisation

Rampion 2 is owned by the registered private owned company:


RAMPION EXTENSION DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Company number: 12091939

Registered Address:

Greenwood House

Westwood Way

Coventry

CV4 8TT

For the purpose of the UK General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation the data controller is Rampion Extension Development Ltd.

The definition of ‘personal data’ also referred to as ‘personal information’

Personal data means any information about a living individual from which that person can be identified (but not data where the identity has been removed, like anonymous data).

Why we collect personal data:

As part of our commitment to inform the public about the Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm, we invite any member of the public or interested party to get in touch. Our website enables stakeholders to sign up to receive Rampion 2 communications via email, enables stakeholders to get in touch with us about the project, and may also be used to consult stakeholders. We request and collect personal information about our stakeholders in order to:

  • Be able to communicate with stakeholders;
  • Inform stakeholders about Rampion 2 related news, events and related information;
  • Consult stakeholders about Rampion 2 development plans as part of the Consenting process;
  • Monitor, measure and analyse how effective our stakeholder engagement, consultation and awareness raising activities are;
  • To ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To keep our site safe and secure.

What personal data we may collect and how we collect it:

We may collect and process the following information about you:

  • Information that you provide:
    Information that you provide by entering your details on our site www.rampion2.com (including sub-domains and any related websites) (our site); this includes information provided at the time of registering as a subscriber to our electronic communications, completing any forms or polls on our site, booking to join or attending Rampion 2 events, leaving comments or complaints. Information you provide by emailing, phoning or talking to us may also be collected by us.
    Your personal information that we may request and store details of includes:
  • Names: First name and surname
  • Contact Details: email address(es)
  • Contact Details: postal address
  • Contact Details: Phone numbers
  • Event booking and attendance at Rampion 2 events
  • Correspondence between Rampion 2 and individual stakeholders.

Information we collect about you:

We may collect information about you for system administration to assist continuous improvement of our site. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

Please read our full Cookies Policy for further information to understand how this data is collected.

Sharing and disclosure of your personal data

We do not routinely share your personal information with Third Parties. We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We and any member of our group may share your personal information with contracted Third Parties, who would be contracted specifically to deliver services in relation to Rampion 2. These parties would be required under contract to treat your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We use a Third Party Stakeholder Management System provider to store and analyse your personal information.

However, we may disclose your personal information when required for:

  • Compliance with laws and furtherance of our regulatory functions
  • In order to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request or in the proper exercise of our regulatory functions
  • To protect the vital interests or your or another individual
  • To exercise or defend our legal rights
  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Rampion 2 or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its stakeholders will be one of the transferred assets.

Special Category Personal Data

The GDPR defines special category 0f personal data as personal data that reveals:

  • racial or ethnic origin;
  • political opinions;
  • religious or philosophical beliefs;
  • trade union membership;
  • genetic data;
  • and biometric data(where used for identification purposes);
  • data concerning health;
  • data concerning a person’s sex life; and

data concerning a person’s sexual orientation.

Generally, we do not collect special category personal data  about you unless required or permitted by law. In instances where we do, the request will be optional and we will provide a clear and specific reason to do so. One such reason is to enable us to check that a representative sample of the local population is able to participate in our consultation. There will be a clear request for you to consent for us to receive your special category personal data. Special Category Personal data  will only be used in aggregate and will be anonymised in any reporting. Once it has been anonymised it cannot be linked to you, and therefore is no longer personal data.

We will not collect Special Category Personal data about you where this is expressly prohibited by local law.

Security

We take steps to protect your personal data  from unlawful access and processing, accidental loss and destruction through technical, organisational and administrative measures.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Data retention

We retain personal information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate need to do so or to meet our legal requirements or in exercising our official authority.

When we have no ongoing legitimate need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymise it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

Your data protection rights and right to withdraw consent

You have the right to be informed about how and why we collect and use your personal information.

This Privacy Notice serves to inform you about the personal information we hold about you and how we use it.

As we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

You have the right of access to the personal information we hold about you and if you would like to exercise this or any other rights then please contact our Data Protection Officer, who’s contact details are  at the bottom of this notice.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.

A Note on Privacy Policies of other websites

The Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If you think your data held by us has been misused or that it has not kept it secure, you should contact us to report this and request help.
If you’re unhappy with our response or if you need any advice you should contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Link: https://www.gov.uk/data-protection/make-a-complaint

How to contact our Data Protection Officer

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed.

Our Data Protection Officer is Julie Benfell and she can be contacted via email at julie.benfell@rwe.com or via post at RWE Generation UK plc, Legal Dept, Trigonos North Wing Ground, Windmill Hill Business Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon, SN5 6PB.

This Privacy Notice (Version 1.0) was last updated on 12/01/2021.

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