Cookie Policy

Information about our use of cookies

This Policy tells you about cookies and related technology which we use on our websites and (our site).

This Policy applies for the whole of the Open Rhodes Group of companies. This Policy was last updated on 8 March 2021.

To contact us please email; (as applicable) or telephone us on 0800 888 6025 (Open Green Energy), 0800 888 6015 (Open Procurement).

What is a Cookie?: Cookies may be used to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps businesses provide you with a good experience when you browse websites to improve the website.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

Types of Cookie: Cookies are usually divided into the following types:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of websites.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow website owners to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps businesses to improve the way websites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise users when you return to a website. This enables websites to personalise content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to a website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

Consent: We will request your consent before employing any cookies which aren’t strictly necessary.

Cookies we use on our site: We currently only use Google Analytics (universal _ga) on our site. This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Newsletters/email tracking: We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter.

Blocking Cookies: You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

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    For information about what we do with personal data see our Privacy Policy.