The following example privacy statement has been put together to help Energy Assessors with informing their clients about how personal data will be processed. This should be included as part of your assessor email signature, website, and any promotion of yourself as an Energy Assessor.
By requesting an energy assessment to be undertaken on your property, you are consenting to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of producing a valid Energy Performance Certificate [Display Energy Certificate; Air-Conditioning Inspection Report] in line with the legal obligation to do so under Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations.
Any personal data collected will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and all applicable laws and regulations relating to the processing of personal data and privacy. As part of the legal basis to process personal data, Energy Assessors are also required to securely maintain and store assessment data for a period of no less than 15 years following assessment, as per the Code of Conduct of their energy assessor accreditation. This data may also be processed by my Accreditation Scheme as part of Assessor surveillance activities.
The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations require a copy of all Energy Performance Certificates [Display Energy Certificates; Air-Conditioning Inspection Reports] to be lodged on a national Register. Further information about the ways in which data held on the Register is made available to others is set out in a privacy notice.