Rurelec PLC

Privacy Statement

Use of Information

Rurelec PLC ("We", "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, shall be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we shall treat it. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and, with effect from 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and any related UK privacy legislation to the extent applicable ("Data Protection Law"), the "Data Controller" or "Controller" is Rurelec PLC. Our person responsible for data protection is Maria Bravo Quiterio and she can be contacted by email at 

You also have the right to:

  • request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data;
  • restrict processing of personal data relating to you; and
  • object to processing or require that your data is moved elsewhere.

Why we need your personal data

We will not collect any information about individuals except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them.

Examples of such information are:

Your name and your email address. The information collected will be used to send you the information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you.

Information we collect from you

We will collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. This is information about you that give us by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by email or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we will 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) pages and services 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), methods used to browse away from the page.
  • Information we receive from other sources. We may share non personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors' traffic patterns with other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and for the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Please see our 'Cookies' page for more information.

Legal Basis of Processing

The legal basis on which we carry out processing is in order to effectively operate our website and maintain the security of it, as well as to deal with enquiries received through the site or via contact details made available on our site, which together constitute our legitimate business interests.

Disclosure of your information

You agree that we have the right to 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.
  • Selected third parties including:
    • analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

Where we store your personal data

The data we collect from you would not be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.


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 you data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use appropriate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at 

  • request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data;
  • restrict processing of personal data relating to you; and
  • object to processing or require that your data is moved elsewhere.

as such rights are further provided in accordance with Data Protection Law.

You can lodge a complaint regarding processing of your personal data by us with the Information Commissioner's Office.

Data retention period

We will keep your personal data for as long as you are actively using our site and for a reasonable period thereafter (in order, for example, to deal with queries); once you stop or cancel your use we will also be entitled to retain your personal data for as long as we need to do so in order to comply with any legal obligation. Personal data you have provided which we anonymise we are entitled to keep and process indefinitely.


Our site may, from time to time, contains links to and from other websites. If follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy. This privacy policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to Maria Bravo Quiterio and she can be contacted by email at or by post at Rurelec PLC, 5 St. John’s Lane, London ECM1 4BH, United Kingdom.

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