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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY: At WESTERN SOLAR, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our clients and visitors to our website.  In particular, we want you to know that WESTERN SOLAR is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email or contact lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes.

To provide you with an understanding of how we collect and treat your personal information, we have set out our approach in the Privacy Policy below.

Any questions regarding this policy and our privacy practices should be sent to: Alternatively, give us a call on 01239 841 387.


We are WESTERN SOLAR, a UK-based housing development firm operating a solar farm at Rhosygilwen in north Pembrokeshire and specialising in particular in the building of affordable eco homes in Wales that incorporate the use of solar energy.

We are registered as Western Solar Limited, Company Number 07456896 registered in England and Wales, which is the Data Controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and, from 25 May 2018, is the Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).


The personal information we collect from you might include, your name, email address, address, telephone numbers, social media handle, your job title or job description, and property preferences.

Information you give us (submitted information)

This is information you give us about you by filling in forms on the website or by corresponding with us (for example, by e-mail).

It includes information you provide when you subscribe to our services, share data via social media functions, send an application for employment or when you report a problem with our site. If you contact us, we will keep a record of that correspondence.

The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.


The WESTERN SOLAR website ( uses cookies. Cookies are small data files on your computer or handheld device. The use of cookies is standard practice for all websites and allows our website to recognise you when you visit.

The cookies are essential for helping us deliver a high quality website. Some cookies collect statistical information about your browsing behaviour. You can switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences – but this may result in a loss of functionality when using our website.

We do not currently make use of, or list, any of the information arising from the cookies on our website.

Google Analytics

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We may use this to find out such things as the number of visitors to the various parts of our website. This information is only processed in a way that does not identify anyone.

We do not currently use or access this data.

Mailing lists

When we electronically send marketing material or a newsletter we may use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver the email. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our service to you. You can unsubscribe to any of our general mailings by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails.

Third parties

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents, subcontractors and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example, to send brochures via email or post). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we will have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing or other purposes. We would only release your information to a third party outside of this if required to do so legally, for example, to comply with a legal obligation, as part of a Professional Indemnity Policy or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our clients. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.


In order to comply with the requirements of the Anti-Money Laundering regulations in force, we may in certain situations be required to obtain evidence to verify your identity. The required evidence may include sight of passport or other identification documents. We will retain this information for the duration of any negotiation and for 7 years post completion of the transaction.


We may use your information to:

  • Send you information regarding property developments
  • Retain project team and contact information with regard to specific projects WESTERN SOLAR is undertaking on behalf of Third Party clients
  • Carry out our contracts with you
  • Provide information about WESTERN SOLAR, our latest projects and information about the team.


The accuracy of your information is important to us. You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email your request to or write to us at:

Rhosygilwen Mansion
Rhoshill, Cilgerran
Pembrokeshire SA43 2TW

Alternatively, you can call us on 01239 841 387.

You have the right to ask for the information that we hold about you. Please use the contact details above to do so.


As part of the services offered to you through our website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union. By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK.

By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected, as outlined in this policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.


Your data will be retained in our records for no longer than is necessary to:

  1. To provide you with the services outlined.
  2. To comply with statutory guidance.
  3. To support a claim or defence in court.

Details of retention periods are available on request. See Contact section below.


If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page. If we decide to, we may also email you. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up to date.

This Policy was last updated in September 2018.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy should be directed to our Privacy Officer by email at