Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are Collective Energy a non-profit citizen energy community. Our website address is: You can read more about us here.

Contact form

Our website uses a contact form for interacting with website visitors. We will keep the information provided through the form, only for the scope as of your specific communication and our response to it.

Web access logs

Collective Energy automatically collects log data and device information when you access and use its website. Collected information includes: Internet protocol (IP) addresses, date/time and url stamp. This information is accessed solely for the scope of debugging website issues. You can read more about access logs, from Collective Energy’s hosting provider here.

Cookies doesn’t use cookies for browsing its website. You can read more about cookies here.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Your personal data are used for the scope defined in your specific communication only and are never shared with anyone outside Collective Energy, unless we disclose information in response to a law enforcement request.

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How we protect your data

Collective Energy takes all appropriate technical measures to protect your personal data. Access to any personal data is restricted to website administrators.

As far as the website is concerned, we use exclusively secure connections (https) to encrypt the communication for visitors. We also make use of all data security measures implemented by our hosting provider.