Cookie Policy

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This Cookie Policy was last updated on 5th October 2020 and applies to citizens of the European Economic Area.

  1. Introduction

Our website, (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.


  1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.


  1. What are scripts

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device


  1. What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.


  1. Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

5.1 Manage your consent settings


  1. Cookies

6.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.


6.2 Analytical cookies

We use analytical cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these analytical cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place analytical cookies.


6.3 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Facebook to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook is located in the United States.


  1. Placed cookies


We use Facebook for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons. Read more


Name Retention Function
_fbp 3 months Store and track visits across websites  
  actppresence 1 year Manage ad display frequency  
  _fbc   2 years Store last visit  
  fbm*   1 year Store account details  
  xs 3 months Store a unique session ID  
  fr 3 months Enable ad delivery or retargeting  
  datr 2 years Provide fraud prevention  
  sb   2 years Store browser details  
  *_fbm_ 1 year Store account details  
  wd 1 week Determine screen resolution  
  act 90 days Keep users logged in  
  c_user 90 days Store a unique user ID  
  csm 90 days Provide fraud prevention  
  presence session Store and track if the  
  browser tab is active  



For more information, please read the Facebook Privacy Statement.


Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics for website statistics. Read more


  Name Retention Function
  Statistics (anonymous)    
  _ga 2 years Count and track pageviews
  _gat   1 minute Filter requests from bots
  _gid 1 day Count and track pageviews



For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.



We use YouTube for video display. Read more


  Name Retention Function  
  GPS   session Store location data  
  VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 6 months Estimate bandwidth  
  YSC session Store a unique user ID  
  PREF 1 year Store and track visits across websites  



For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Statement.


  1. Your rights with respect to personal data


You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.

Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.


Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.

If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.

Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.

Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).


  1. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.


  1. Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:


Budget Energy

30-32 Balliniska Road

Springtown Industrial Estate


BT48 0LY

United Kingdom



Phone number: 0800 012 1177


This Cookie Policy was synchronized with on 5th October 2020



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