Privacy and Cookies

We take your privacy seriously and we ask that you read these policies carefully as they contain important information.

Data Protection Declaration

This website www.rampionoffshore.com is operated by Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) effective from 25 May 2018, this Data Protection Declaration confirms to what extent your personal data will be processed when you visit the website under this domain. We will also inform you about your rights and provide details of the responsible contact persons. Personal data is the information that indicates a reference to you as a particular person, e.g. name, address, e-mail address, IP, data on usage behaviour.

1. Processing of personal data for informational purposes on the basis of legitimate interests

This website is purely an informational website and as such we collect and process only the personal data that your browser and your internet access provider transmit to our server.  These are data that are technically necessary to display the website to you and to guarantee the stability and security of the site.

Specifically, this involves:

  • Technical data (IP-addresses, date, time of request, content of request, i.e. layout page, access status/ http Statuscode, time zone difference with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), amount of data transmitted in each operation, Website from which the request comes)
  • Operating system/browser data (operating system, interface, browser, language and version of browser)

In order to make all the functions of website accessible and to fulfil our own obligations, we pass on your data to our service providers and receive data from them in return.  We also use the data to optimise our Internet presence and ensure its security. However, the aforementioned data will not be stored together with other personal data.

2.  Use of Cookies

So-called “cookies” are stored on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk by the browser you’re using and through which certain information flows to the place that sets the cookie (in this case, it is us). Cookies cannot run programmes or deliver viruses to your computer. They serve to make our website more user-friendly and effective overall.

You will be informed about the use of cookies the first time you visit our website or when a cookie is missing on your end device. For further use of cookies, we obtain your consent to set the cookie(s) or to process the personal data used in this context. When this initial cookie notice is issued, we refer users to this privacy policy.

3. Contact us via e-mail or contact form

When you contact us via e-mail or a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, and if applicable, your name and your telephone number) will be stored by us in order to answer your query. If you request to be added to our database to receive updates and newsletters about the Rampion project, we will store your details until such time as you request that we remove you from the database.

4. Data recipients and data sources

A. Categories of data recipients

We share personal information with companies within our group and external service providers:

  • Group companies for the fulfilment of contractual obligations and for reporting purposes;
  • IT service provider to maintain our IT infrastructure;
  • Public authorities in justified cases (e.g. police)

B. Data sources

We process personal data that we have received from you as part of our user and business relationships. To the extent necessary for the provision of our services, we process personal data that we have collected in the context of your use of our websites.

5. Storage duration and criteria for determining the duration

We store the personal data mentioned above as long as it is necessary for the provision of the service or use, namely information about the Rampion project. If we process your data on the basis of consent given by you, you can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. Upon receipt of your instructions, we will no longer process your data for the purposes stated in the consent.  Please send an email titled ‘Remove’ to the following address:

Email: info@rampionoffshore.com

6. Your Rights

Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd is responsible for processing your data, unless otherwise stated. You may, at any time, request information about the data stored about you and its correction in the event of errors. Furthermore, you may request the restriction of processing, the transferability of the data provided to us by you in a machine-readable format or the deletion of your data – insofar as they are no longer required. In addition, you have the right to object, at any time, to the use of your data based on public or legitimate interests. For this purpose, please contact:

The Commercial Manager

Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd

c/o E.ON

Westwood Way

Coventry

CV4 8LG

Email: info@rampionoffshore.com

Should you not be happy with how Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd has dealt with your case, you can direct a complaint to the regulatory authority which is:

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Email: casework@ico.org.uk

7. Use of Web Analytics

Google Analytics

(a)     This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and which help analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, if IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website and Internet use.

(b)     The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not conflated with other Google data.

(c)     You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here:

(d)     This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. As a result, IP addresses are further processed in abbreviated form, so that a personal relationship can be ruled out. As far as the data collected about you is personal, it will be excluded immediately and the personal data will be deleted immediately.

(e)     We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. We can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is contained within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

(f)      Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.

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