Terms of Use

Lister

1.0 Introduction

1.1 These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of this website & database (“Database”) operated by Renewable Connect (“Renewable Connect”, “RC”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), a limited company registered in Scotland under company number 791286.

1.2 We reserve the right to update this notice periodically by revising the Terms on our official website (www.renewables-connect.co.uk). We strongly advise you to peruse our website periodically for any modifications. This Terms shall be deemed effective as of 13th May 2024, and any alterations thereafter shall be considered in force from the date of their implementation.

    2.0 Our Services & Database

    2.1 Renewables Connect provides a connection service and agency platform, whereby, through our Renewable Connect Database, we connect Landowners, Renewable Developers and Investors looking to, explore and acquire & dispose of interests in renewable energy development opportunities including, but not restricted to; leases, sales, company acquisitions, share acquisitions etc).  

    2.2 Our live Database comprises; (a) land which Landowners consider has potential for renewable energy development and they would like to explore this potential, (b) sites with planning consent for a renewable development, (c) sites with an electricity grid connection for a proposed renewable development, and (d) operational renewable developments.

    2.3 The Database includes land, sites, and projects, for but not limited to, Solar Farms, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Onshore Wind Farms, Hydro Power developments, and Hydrogen developments.

    2.4 Database entries (land, sites, and projects) are uploaded to the Database, by ‘Listers’ and ‘Subscribers’.

    2.5 Access to the Database to search for land, sites, and projects, is provided exclusively to ‘Subscriber’ accounts.

    2.6 The Database is held securely on our Renewables Connect Website which is only accessible through secure login by ‘Subscribers’, approved by us.

    2.7 For Database listings, where required, we can assist evaluating and providing some high-level information for your land, sites, and projects, but we do not accept any liability for such assistance. Subscribers to the Database who are searching for land, sites and projects are advised to undertake their own due diligence.    

    3.0 Excluded Services & Caveats

    3.1 We do not act as a broker or agent.

    3.2 We do not engage in the negotiation of commercial or legal terms on your behalf.

    3.3 We do not accept any liability if assistance is required to evaluate and provide some high-level information for your listing.

    3.4 We advise completing your own due diligence prior to engaging with users of the platform.

    3.5 These Terms are subject to the Laws of Scotland.

    4.0 Fees

    4.1 As a Lister, there is no fee for adding your listing to the Database.

    4.2 There are no hidden costs that we charge you (whether you dispose of the interests or not). To provide this service we charge Subscribers to access the Database and a commission fee if they transact.

    5.0 Availability of this Database

    5.1 Although we strive to offer you as complete a service as possible, we make no promise that the services on this Database will meet your requirements, be always available or be fault-free. If you experience an error with the Database, you should report it to us. We will attempt to correct the fault as soon as reasonably possible.

    6.0 Acceptable Use

    6.1 Any content submitted to the Database by you will be your personal responsibility. You will be personally liable for claims relating to negligence, defamation, breach of intellectual site, privacy, or any other claim arising from your content. 

    6.2 You may not submit any illegal, offensive, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or fraudulent content. If any such content is submitted by you or if in our opinion any content is submitted by you which damages our goodwill or the goodwill of our Services, we reserve the right, at our discretion and without notice, to take such action as we deem necessary including removing your content from the Database and terminating your registration. 

    6.3 You agree not to submit any files to the Database that contain viruses, malicious code, are corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Database or another’s device.

    7.0 Intellectual site

    7.1 By providing content (including text, images, videos, and any other) for distribution or publication on the Database, you explicitly grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable licence to use said content to deliver the Services to you. You agree that this licence will include the use of any such images, information, or other content for marketing purposes.

    7.2 The Database and Services may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose, without our expression of written consent. You may not systematically extract and/or re-purpose the contents of the Database by any means whatsoever, including, but not limited to, using automated computer algorithms (including spider or other web crawler programs), without our expression of written consent.

    8.0 Notice and Barring

    8.1 We will make all reasonable efforts to delete accounts in breach of the Terms, and to identify and remove, upon our notification, content that is infringing on intellectual site rights. However, we are not responsible if you have failed to provide the relevant information.  

    9.0 Third Party Websites

    9.1 As a convenience to you, this Database may include links to external websites or material. We are not responsible for content on any website outside of this Database, if you follow an external link, you acknowledge that you do so at your own risk. We are not liable, or otherwise responsible in any way, in relation to this.

    10.0 Complaints and Disputes

    10.1 You agree that if any dispute arises between you and any Subscriber of the Database, then all such disputes will be dealt with between the parties concerned.

    10.2 Any agreement reached between the parties regarding a dispute may be communicated to Renewable Connect. 

    10.3 Complaints and Disputes regarding our service or platform should be put in writing and sent to us. We have a complaint handling procedure for dealing with complaints and will respond to your complaint in a timely manner.

    11.0 Information

    11.1 Every precaution will be undertaken by us to ensure the accuracy and validity of data on the Database. The Services are informative only, as such they cannot be relied upon. It is advised you should undertake the necessary due diligence.

    12.0 Liability

    12.1 We will not be liable to you in the event of a claim by another user, of our services, against you.

    12.2 We will not be liable to you for any business, financial, capital or economic loss, or for any indirect loss such as loss to reputation, profit, loss of anticipated savings, or lost opportunity arising from any Services we provide to you under, or in any other way connected with, the Terms (whether suffered or incurred as a result of our negligence or otherwise).

    12.3 No claim may be brought against Renewable Connect by a user in relation to any Listing more than 12 months following the Listing being removed from the Database.

    12.4 We do not accept liability for any issue that arises from dealings with Subscribers of the Database. It is strongly advised you conduct your own due diligence on Subscribers prior to engaging in negotiations.

    13.0 Data Protection

    13.1 We agree to comply with our obligations under all applicable laws and regulations relating to the protection and privacy of data. Ensuring our compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, the UK General Data Protection Regulation, and any succeeding legislation (“Data Protection Legislation”).  

    14.0 Confidentiality

    14.1 You agree to not divulge any confidential information on the Database relating to other users’ business or affairs, or the business or affairs of Renewable Connect, other than to its employees, associates, or contractors (if any), who are subject to appropriate non-disclosure undertakings (if required). With the exception in circumstances where the other user has consented to such disclosure, or where required by law to make such disclosure.

      13th of June 2024

      Terms of Use

      Subscriber

      1.0 Introduction

      1.1 These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of this website & database (“Database”) operated by Renewable Connect (“Renewable Connect”, “RC”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), a limited company registered in Scotland under company number 791286. 

      1.2 We reserve the right to update this notice periodically by revising the Terms on our official website (www.renewables-connect.co.uk). We strongly advise you to peruse our website periodically for any modifications. This Terms shall be deemed effective as of 13th May 2024, and any alterations thereafter shall be considered in force from the date of their implementation.

        2.0 Our Services & Database

        2.1 Renewables Connect provides a connection service and agency platform, whereby, through our Renewable Connect Database, we connect Landowners, Renewable Developers and Investors looking to, explore and acquire & dispose of interests in renewable energy development opportunities including, but not restricted to; leases, sales, company acquisitions, share acquisitions etc).   

        2.2 Our live Database comprises; (a) land which Landowners consider has potential for renewable energy development and they would like to explore this potential, (b) sites with planning consent for a renewable development, (c) sites with an electricity grid connection for a proposed renewable development, and (d) operational renewable developments.

        2.3 The Database includes land, sites, and projects, for but not limited to, Solar Farms, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Onshore Wind Farms, Hydro Power developments, and Hydrogen developments.

        2.4 Database entries (land, sites, and projects) are uploaded to the Database, by ‘Listers’ and ‘Subscribers’.

        2.5 Access to the Database to search for land, sites, and projects, is provided exclusively to ‘Subscriber’ accounts.

        2.6 The Database is held securely on our Renewables Connect Website which is only accessible through secure login by ‘Subscribers’, approved by us.

        2.7 For Database listings, where required, we can assist evaluating and providing some high-level information for your land, sites, and projects, but we do not accept any liability for such assistance. Subscribers to the Database who are searching for land, sites and projects are advised to undertake their own due diligence.   

        3.0 Excluded Services & Caveats

        3.1 We do not act as a broker or agent.

        3.2 We do not engage in the negotiation of commercial or legal terms on your behalf.

        3.3 We do not accept any liability for the information which Listers provide.

        3.4 We advise completing your own due diligence on Listed land, sites, and projects.

        3.5 These Terms are subject to the Laws of Scotland.

        4.0 Fees

        4.1 Subscription Fees

        4.1.1 Monthly Fee: Subscribers are required to pay a monthly subscription fee of £500 for access to the Renewables Connect platform and database.

        4.1.2 License Allocation: Each account grants access for up to three employees to use the platform and database at any one time.

        4.1.3 Additional Licenses: Additional access licenses can be acquired for £50 per month per license.

        4.1.4 Early Sign-up Offer: Subscribers who register before the 31st of July 2024, are eligible for a special offer:

        4.1.4.1 Upon approval of subscription, a 6-month free trial period. 

        4.1.4.2 Following the trial, the subsequent 6-month period will be charged at the full rate of £500 per month/£3,000 per 6 months.

        4.1.4.3 Following the trial period, if Subscribers no longer want to subscribe to the platform, they can ‘opt out’ and will not be charged for the preceding 6 months.   

        4.1.5 Payment Terms: All subscription payments are due annually in advance.  If preferable, payments can be made monthly in advance.

        4.1.6 Cancellation Policy: Subscribers may cancel their subscription at any time. However, refunds are not provided for pre-paid periods. Upon cancellation, access remains active until the end of the current billing cycle.

        4.1.7 Payment Default: Failure to make a payment will result in a temporary pause of your subscription. The subscription will remain paused for up to three months. If payment is not received within this period, the account will be deleted.

        4.1.8 Renewal Reminders: Email notifications will be sent 30 days in advance of subscription renewal dates.

        4.2 Commission Fees

        4.2.1 In addition to the subscription fee, we apply a commission on the interests in projects and sites acquired through the Renewables Connector database.

        4.2.2 This fee is due upon the completion of the first legal agreement, encompassing, but not limited to, actions such as signing the option agreement, concluding missives, finalising leases, or conducting company or share transactions.

        4.2.3 The fee is £100/MW of renewable energy technology capacity that is installed or planned to be installed on the site.

        4.2.4 By agreeing to these terms, you acknowledge and agree to pay Renewables Connect the applicable commission fees for any interests acquired by you or any third party on whose behalf you act, through our platform and database. This obligation applies to the acquisition of any land, site, or project featured on the platform, regardless of whether the acquisition occurs during your active subscription period, after your subscription has ended, or after the site has been removed from the database, provided it was listed during your active subscription.

        5.0 Availability of this Database

        5.1 Although we strive to offer you as complete a service as possible, we make no promise that the services on this Database will meet your requirements, be always available or be fault-free. If you experience an error with the Database, you should report it to us. We will attempt to correct the fault as soon as reasonably possible.

        6.0 Acceptable Use

        6.1 Any content submitted to the Database by you will be your personal responsibility. You will be personally liable for claims relating to negligence, defamation, breach of intellectual site, privacy, or any other claim arising from your content. 

        6.2 You may not submit any illegal, offensive, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or fraudulent content. If any such content is submitted by you or if in our opinion any content is submitted by you which damages our goodwill or the goodwill of our Services, we reserve the right, at our discretion and without notice, to take such action as we deem necessary including removing your content from the Database and terminating your registration. 

        6.3 You agree not to submit any files to the Database that contain viruses, malicious code, are corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Database or another’s device.

        7.0 Intellectual site

        7.1 The Database and Services may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose, without our expression of written consent. You may not systematically extract and/or re-purpose the contents of the Database by any means whatsoever, including, but not limited to, using automated computer algorithms (including spider or other web crawler programs), without our expression of written consent.

        8.0 Notice and Barring

        8.1 We will make all reasonable efforts to delete accounts in breach of the Terms, and to identify and remove, upon our notification, content that is infringing on intellectual site rights. However, we are not responsible if you have failed to provide the relevant information.  

        9.0 Third Party Websites

        9.1 As a convenience to you, this Database may include links to external websites or material. We are not responsible for content on any website outside of this Database, if you follow an external link, you acknowledge that you do so at your own risk. We are not liable, or otherwise responsible in any way, in relation to this.

        10.0 Complaints and Disputes

        10.1 You agree that if any dispute arises between you and any Lister of the Database, then all such disputes will be dealt with between the parties concerned.

        10.2 Any agreement reached between the parties regarding a dispute may be communicated to Renewable Connect. 

        10.3 Complaints and Disputes regarding our service or platform should be put in writing and sent to us. We have a complaint handling procedure for dealing with complaints and will respond to your complaint in a timely manner.

        11.0 Information

        11.1 Every precaution will be undertaken by us to ensure the accuracy and validity of data on the Database. The Services are informative only, as such they cannot be relied upon. It is advised you should undertake the necessary due diligence.

        11.2 All users will need to carry out their own due diligence in relation to any Listing. This includes, but is not limited to, appointing solicitors, surveyors, engineers, consultants, architects, and other professionals, as may be necessary to provide advice in relation to any Listing.

        12.0 Liability

        12.1 We will not be liable to you in the event of a claim by another user, of our services, against you.

        12.2 We will not be liable to you for any business, financial, or economic loss, or for any indirect loss such as loss to reputation, profit, loss of anticipated savings, or lost opportunity arising from any Services we provide to you under, or in any other way connected with, the Terms (whether suffered or incurred as a result of our negligence or otherwise).

        12.3 No claim may be brought against Renewable Connect by a user in relation to any Listing more than 12 months following the Listing being removed from the Database.

        12.4 We do not accept liability for any issue that arises from dealings with Listers of the Database. It is strongly advised you conduct your own due diligence on Subscribers prior to engaging in negotiations.

        13.0 Data Protection

        13.1 We agree to comply with our obligations under all applicable laws and regulations relating to the protection and privacy of data. Ensuring our compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, the UK General Data Protection Regulation, and any succeeding legislation (“Data Protection Legislation”).  

        14.0 Confidentiality

        14.1 You agree to not divulge any confidential information on the Database relating to other users’ business or affairs, or the business or affairs of Renewable Connect, other than to its employees, associates, or contractors (if any), who are subject to appropriate non-disclosure undertakings (if required). With the exception in circumstances where the other user has consented to such disclosure, or where required by law to make such disclosure.

          13th of June 2024

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