Privacy Policy

19th January 2023


'We' / 'Us' refers to the owners and/or developers of the Energy Dashboard website.

'Energy Dashboard' is a website / web app designed to help users think about and understand how and when electricity is generated in Great Britain (GB) and the environmental impact resulting from this generation.

'Anonymised' means identifying particulars or details have been removed and not included.


This privacy disclaimer applies to the Energy Dashboard website only. Links within this site to other websites are not covered by these guidelines. We are not responsible for the privacy practices, content, or the monitoring of content for those sites and therefore we take no responsibility once you leave our domain name ''. Linking to other websites from our site does not necessarily imply endorsement on the part of Energy Dashboard.

You do not have to request permission to link to our website via hyperlinks. You must however request permission to use any of our content (including screengrabs or photographs) or publicly display our website or logos.

Where we have identified third party and/or copyright information or data, you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned.

By accessing and using our website you agree to the terms of this policy.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

Energy Dashboard does not collect any personally identifiable information (PII), however if you allow analytical / performance cookies via the cookies banner or settings, you consent to Google Analytics collecting data. This includes information about your computer, your connection to the internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, pages you have visited and timings of browsing on the site. Some of this data is considered 'personal data' under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), as it extends to persistant online identifiers like IP address and cookie identifiers.

When Google Analytics has been consented to, Google operates as the data processor and holds data on their servers. Energy Dashbooard is the data controller. As a data controller we have a duty to comply with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the UK Data protection Act 2018, which requires that processing of your personal data is fair, lawful, and transparent. This means we must:

  • • Keep sufficient information to provide services and fulfil our legal responsibilities
  • • Keep your records secure and accurate
  • • Only keep information as long as necessary
  • • Collect, store and use the information you provide in a manner that is compatible with data protection legislation

IP addresses are anonymised and data is held by Google for a period of 26 months. The Google Analytics Terms of Service can be found here. To read how Google uses information/data from sites or apps that use their services, view here.

To read more about cookies and your privacy options, view the cookie settings.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this privacy policy, we will post the revised privacy policy here with an updated effective date. If we make significant changes to the privacy policy, we may also notify you by other means such as posting a notice on our website homepage.


To comment on the website, ask technical queries or questions about the application and how your personal data is collected, you can use the enquiry form.

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal data, you can make a complaint via the enquiry form.

You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The ICO's address:

Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website: