Who we are

We are Energy Systems Catapult Limited, a company limited by guarantee, and registered in the UK under company number 08705784, whose main place of business is at 7th Floor, Cannon House, 18 Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 6BS (“us”, “we”, “our”). We are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of the visitors, users and guests of https://es.catapult.org.uk (the “Site”).

This privacy notice (the “Privacy Notice”) applies to all personal information processing activities carried on by the us.

This policy (together with our terms of use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us (“data”), will be processed by us. By using our Site, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 (the “Act”), we are the Data Controller.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:


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

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:


We take appropriate measures to ensure that personal data is kept secure, including security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally lost, or used in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal data to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data. We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

How long we keep your personal data

We will hold your contact details (name, email address, information about your business and other contact details) for five years from the last point of contact, provided that there is no statutory requirement to retain it for longer. We are required to keep this information for this period of time, so we are able to measure and report upon our impact on your business and the wider business sector, which is a contractual requirement of Innovate UK.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers.

Such countries do not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA. We will only transfer your personal data to countries which provide an adequate level of protection like those which apply in the United Kingdom and EEA.

Disclosure of your information

We may share your personal information with any member of our group, including our subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

Your rights

To be informed if your personal information is being used

You have the right to be informed if your personal data is being used. This policy (together with our terms of use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us will be processed by us.

To access to your personal information

You have a right to get access to the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to do this, then please email us at dataprotectionoffice@es.catapult.org.uk or write to us at:

F.A.O Data Protection Officer
Energy Systems Catapult Limited
Cannon House, 7th Floor
18 Priory Queensway
B4 6BS

To correct personal information, we hold about you

You have a right to rectification of inaccurate personal information and to update incomplete personal information. If you believe that any of the information that we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact us.

To have your personal information deleted

You have a right to request that we delete your personal information. You may request that we delete your personal information if you believe that:

Restrict the processing of your personal information

You may request us to restrict processing your personal information if you believe that:

Request your personal information in a portable format

Where we have requested your permission to process your personal information or you have provided us with information for the purposes of entering into a contract with us, you have a right to receive the personal information you provided to us in a portable format.

Object to the use of your personal information

You have the right to object to the processing (use) of your personal data in some circumstances, unless we can demonstrate compelling and legitimate grounds for the processing, which may override your own interests or where we need to process your information to investigate and protect us or others from legal claims.

To prevent automated processing or ask us to explain decisions made by automatic processing

When decisions are made about you without people being involved, this is called ‘automated individual decision-making and profiling’ or ‘automated processing’, for short. In many circumstances, you have a right to prevent automated processing.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may 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.

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you 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.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to dataprotectionoffice@es.catapult.org.uk.

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