POWER TO SWITCH, GIVING YOU THE POWER OVER YOUR HOME ENERGY COSTS
Please read carefully the following terms and conditions before you use the services provided by Power to Switch Ltd. By using our service (whether as a visitor or a registered user), you are agreeing with Power to Switch Ltd to be bound by these ‘Terms and Conditions’ in relation to PowertoSwitch.co.uk and roidev.powertoswitch.co.uk websites. We may change or update these terms at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of PowertoSwitch.co.uk or roidev.powertoswitch.co.uk means that you accept any new or modified terms.
WHO WE ARE
Power to Switch Ltd (trading as Power to Switch) is an online energy comparison service for domestic consumers operating across the island of Ireland through www.powertoswitch.co.uk and www.roidev.powertoswitch.co.uk websites.
The PowertoSwitch.co.uk website is operated by Power to Switch Limited, a company registered in Northern Ireland under company registration number NI628873 and having its registered office at 33 Breda Terrace, Belfast, BT8 7BY.
The roidev.powertoswitch.co.uk website is operated by Power to Switch Limited, a company registered in Ireland under company registration number 615128 and having its registered office at Office 29, Clifton House, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin 2.
WE ARE NOT AN ENERGY SUPPLIER
Power to Switch is an independent and impartial company providing information on the Irish energy market to help consumers become more informed on energy issues and choose the best energy deal for them. We provide information and a comparison service to help consumers find a better deal and facilitate the switching of energy supplier.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Power to Switch Ltd will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that information provided to it by other organisations and energy suppliers is accurate but we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, legality or suitability for consumers needs of any information which is provided by any supplier and/or is accessed or obtained via the website or otherwise through using the service. You agree that the Company will not be liable for any loss, claim or damage (whether direct or indirect) which arises out of or is in any way connected with:
(i) any use of the service, the website or its contents;
(ii) any failure or delay in any component of the website, the provision of the service or the provision by any supplier of its goods, products or services (including, without limitation, where the consumer has a delayed or failed to switch from their current energy supplier to a supplier and/or the Customer is unable to obtain the cashback, voucher, reduced price tariff or other reward or incentive which he or she may have otherwise been entitled to from a supplier were it not for the failure or delay);
(iii) any use of or reliance upon any information, material, software, products or services obtained through website or otherwise through using the service (including, without limitation, any information, material, software, products or services of any suppliers); or
(iv) any transaction or agreement between the customer and any supplier or any attempt to enter into a transaction or an agreement with any supplier.
It is important to note that when using our service to switch energy supplier you may be subject to further terms and conditions in respect of the new product which may be imposed by your new supplier. Your acceptance of such terms and conditions is your own decision.
You agree to protect and fully compensate Power to Switch Ltd from any and all third party claims, liability, damages, expenses and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal fees) caused by or arising from your use of the service, your violation of these terms or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of anyone.
Our content is intended for individual, personal use only. The copyright in the material contained in this website belongs to Power to Switch Ltd. However, you may make one copy of our content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that any material copied remains intact and includes the following notice: “Copyright 2018 Power to Switch Ltd.” Any other copying, distribution, storing or transmission of any kind, or any sort of commercial use of our content, is prohibited without our prior written permission.
The technology or processes utilised by or described in the website may be subject to other intellectual property rights reserved by the Company (on which see the section headed “Intellectual Property Rights” below); Images on the website are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the written permission of their respective owner(s);
No logos, trademarks or service marks appearing on the site may be printed off or copied, except as part of the text of which they form part.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Any logos, trademarks, service marks and domain names and all related intellectual property rights, of the organisations or suppliers whose information we list belong to those organisations or suppliers, and you may not reproduce them without their prior written consent.
Except for the above, all intellectual property rights including, without limitation, all logos, trademarks, service marks, domain names, database rights, rights in design, rights in know-how, patents and rights in inventions (in all cases whether registered or unregistered and including all rights to apply for registration) and all other intellectual or industrial property rights in any jurisdiction in any information, content, materials, data or processes contained in or underlying the Website and/or the service we provide belong to Power to Switch Ltd. All rights of the Company in such intellectual property rights are hereby reserved.
DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY
Power to Switch enables you to compare prices and other information relating to the Northern Irish and Irish energy markets in terms of suppliers, products and services offered by them. Use of this service is free. Any energy contract you enter into as a result of using Power to Switch will be between you and your new energy supplier. We will not be a party to that contract, and so will not have any responsibility for any loss you may suffer as a result of you signing a new energy contract.
Power to Switch is aimed at private individuals wanting to use the website on their own behalf and/or on behalf of a close family member.
Power to Switch will provide you with information and comparisons based on the information you have provided to us. It is essential that all information and answers are true and accurate and that you also disclose all relevant facts. If you do not provide accurate information and disclose all relevant facts this could lead to your selected product being invalid. In submitting any other person’s details, you are confirming to us that you have their permission to do so and that they understand how their information will be used. Power to Switch cannot be held responsible if any subsequent action you take or selected product is invalid as a result of your error in providing correct information, or from a failure to disclose all material facts. As suppliers change their prices and rates on a regular basis any price quoted to you will be accurate at the time of issue, but may change if your details or quote is resubmitted at a later date.
‘MY ACCOUNT’ – REGISTRATION
Consumers can choose to register an account (a ‘user’) with Power to Switch which allows previous quotes, energy usage, ‘switchadvisor’ and ‘alert functions’ to be used or saved for review on an ongoing basis. By registering as a ‘user’ you agree for Power to Switch to contact you by email with new deals and offers when they become available. By registering, you certify that all information you provide in the registration is accurate. You must have a valid email registered with us at all times. If an email that we send to you should bounce for some reason, your account may be temporarily suspended until you contact us with a verifiable address.
You consent to receive communications from us electronically and agree that we may communicate with you by email or by posting a notice on this Website. We do not include details of your personal or financial information in emails unless this specifically required or you specifically request that we do so. You agree that we may treat specific actions by you, such as checking boxes to receive email updates, sending us an email directly or through the website, or leaving a telephone message with an email address for customer service to respond to a query about your account, as a request that we communicate personal or financial information with you by email.
Power to Switch takes every reasonable step to make sure the information contained in the website is accurate and up-to-date. However, we can accept no liability for any errors or omissions. We reserve the right to add, amend or delete information from this site at any time. Whilst we take every reasonable step to counteract viruses and other things with contaminating or destructive properties, we can give no warranty that this site and its content are free from viruses or anything else that has such contaminating or destructive properties. We makes no claim or representation regarding, and accept no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of web sites accessible by hyperlink from PowertoSwitch.co.uk / roidev.powertoswitch.co.uk, or web sites linking to either.
USER CONTENT – STANDARDS AND CONDUCT
Power to Switch recognises and champions the involvement, contributions and views of consumers. We believe strongly developing a ‘community of active consumers’ is important to encouraging consumers to take action and make better decisions in relation to their energy choices. Therefore Power to Switch provides a range of options for consumers to submit reviews (for energy companies, and switching process), comments, questions and answers.
Power to Switch requests that this is done in a lawful and civil manner – be it in the comments area of our articles, on our blogs, through ‘switchadvisor’ or asking questions or using any other interactive or social media features. You (the user) are responsible for the content of your submissions on our site. Please note, however, that when you post content, you expressly grant Power to Switch Ltd the right to use, edit, alter, adapt, translate, copy, publish, continue to publish or republish the submission. We’ll credit you under your user name (either the one existing at the time of the post or otherwise) as the author in any use of your material.
Accordingly, you agree to use Power to Switch for lawful purposes only. You may not use, or allow others to use, your PowertoSwitch membership to:
- post or transmit any content that is abusive, vulgar, racist, obscene, hateful, fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, harassing, or defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person
- post or transmit any material that you do not have a right to transmit under law (such as copyright, trade secret or securities) or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (as in nondisclosure agreements)
- post, transmit, or link to sexually explicit material
- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with anyone or entity . Post or transmit statements that are intentionally false or misleading.
- intentionally violate any other applicable law or regulation while accessing and using our site;
- collect or store personal data about other site users
- post or transmit any file that contains viruses, corrupted files, ‘Trojan Horses’, or any other contaminating or destructive features that may damage someone else’s computer or attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site.