Last updated 30 May 2019

Terms of Use - Privacy and Cookies

Southill Community Energy (SCE), with registered office The Pump House, Coton Hill, Shrewsbury, SY1 2DP (“we” or “us”), is committed to preserving your privacy. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By using or registering on this website (“the Site” or “Website”) you consent to the collection, storage, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

About us

Southill Community Energy is a community benefit society (the “Society”). It was registered with the Financial Conduct Authority under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Society act 2014 on 16 November 2015 (Registered Society no. 7242).

Information that we collect from you

We may collect and process the following information about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Site. This includes posting material or requesting further information.

  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

  • Information gathered when you contact us (such as your name, contact details, e-mail address etc).

Use of your information

We use your information:

  • to enable us to respond to queries or provide you with information which you have requested;

  • to provide you with updates, for example, our newsletter or information about our AGM or financial performance reports, if you chose to receive them;

  • to enable the administration of the Society if you are a member or bondholder;

  • to analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support and improve the services that we offer;

  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

We may contact you by post or telephone as well as by e-mail. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future by any of these means then please let us know.

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us will be treated as confidential. However, we may disclose your information to third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in the policy (see below) or otherwise approved by you.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.


A “cookie” is a small text file, unique to your device or browser, that is sent between websites and your computer or mobile device when you use the internet. Cookies store information about the configuration of your device, for example any language preferences you’ve set or how you’re using a website.

We may use information gathered via cookies to track your movements through our Site, to find out how it is being used and to assess its usefulness.

We do not gather any personal information during the tracking process. You can disable cookies if your browser supports this. However, you should bear in mind that if you exercise this option, some parts of our Site may cease to work effectively.

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Third parties

We may provide links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”) to improve your experience of using our Site or to improve the service we provide. Examples of third parties include partners which SCE may engage from time to time.

Please be aware that we do not control Third Party Websites and that they may set their own cookies, collect data or solicit personal information independently. We assume no responsibility for the information gathering practices of Third Party Websites that you are able to access through our Site, and we encourage you to review their privacy policies before disclosing any personally identifiable information.

We may share your information with third parties to enable us to provide our service. For example:

  • we use a third-party service (The Rocket Science Group LLC (Mailchimp)) to manage our mailing list and send newsletters;

  • we have appointed Sharenergy, a Registered Society (Co-operative No. 31237R), to support us in the daily and annual administration of the Society (applicable only if you are a member or bondholder).


We adopt security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage. Please help us keep our records updated by informing us of any changes to your e-mail address and other contact details.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on the Site.

Your rights

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by us. You also have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your information.

Contact us

If you have any queries concerning your personal information or any questions on our use of the information then please contact us.