Here at HyNet North West, your privacy matters to us so please do take some time to get to know how this website works.

Who we are

This webpage is managed by Progressive Energy Limited, a company registered in England and Wales.  Our company number is 03620177 and our registered address is 38f Swan House, Bonds Mill, Bristol Road, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England, GL10 3RF. References in this Privacy Policy to ‘Progressive Energy’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ mean ‘HyNet North West’.

We will be the Controller of the information that you may provide through your use of this website.  We will process this information in the United Kingdom for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 (‘Act’) and the UK General Data Protection Regulation (‘UK GDPR’).  You can contact us at

The information we collect and how we get it

This website is designed as a hub through which you can find out information about Hynet, its progress and other updates.  This website collects limited information about you that you may provide to us when you choose to:

  • Fill in forms on our website
  • Contact us
  • Post information on our social media channels
  • Share content from this website onto social media channels

We also collect aggregated, non-personally identifiable information about how the website performs and is used in order to ensure that we are able to provide the best service to our visitors and, for example, to correct broken links or improve performance and UX.  You can find out more on our Cookies page.

We may combine information that we receive through this website with other information that we receive from you through our other websites and from our events.  Please see for more information.

Who may have access to your information

Our employees and contractors may have access to the limited information collected through this website in order to keep you up-to-date with the progress of the Hynet project through our newsletter.  We will also use any information you provide to respond to you where you choose to contact us (e.g. to respond to your email).

Where you post content about Hynet from this website to social media channels, we may interact with your posts in accordance with the relevant provider’s functionality, and terms of use.

We reserve the right, as any business does, to comply with any legal obligations that we may have to disclose the information that you provide to third-parties where we are required to do so by law, court order or regulatory request, for the purposes of complying with applicable laws and regulations, or in response to legal processes.  Given the nature of the information collected this is unlikely, but we need to let you know that we might do so.

How long we keep it for

We keep your personal information only for as long as we believe it necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected (unless we are required to keep it for longer by law).

How you can edit the information that we hold about you

Where you have provided your name and email address to receive our newsletter, you may opt out or unsubscribe at any time by letting us know.  If you need to update the information that we hold about you (such as changing your name or email address), or if you want to know the information that we hold about you, just drop us a line at

This notice was last updated on 29 September 2022