Our priority at E.ON is keeping your data secure and treating it with respect. We aim to handle your data fairly and lawfully at all times. We’re also committed to being transparent about what we do. This statement explains how we collect, use, transfer and store your personal data. To understand how E.ON handles data more widely see How We Handle Your Data.
Most internet browsers, like Firefox, Safari or Google Chrome, let websites store simple text files called ‘cookies’ on your computer.
Cookies let websites remember things like your username or password, so you don’t need to re-type them every time you visit. They also help websites see how you use them, and this can be used to improve how websites work.
We’ve a legal responsibility to tell you about the kind of cookies we use, what they’re for and how to turn them off. We strongly suggest you accept our cookies though, to get the best possible service from our website.
There are quite a few myths about cookies out there, so to put your mind at rest, here’s what cookies can’t do:
- Read your hard disk.
- Get your login email address or other personal info unless you provide it.
- Create viruses or destructive programmes that could harm your computer.
- Instantly fill up your hard drive.
Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how our website functions.
How you disable or delete cookies depends on which version of your internet browser you’re using.
You should be able to check this by going to the About section in the Help or Tools section of your browser.
To find out more, we suggest you visit aboutcookies.org, where you’ll find easy to follow instructions for both deleting or controlling cookies from your browser.
aboutcookies.org is a third party website, so we’re not responsible for the information on it, but we’re more than happy to recommend it.