Terms of Use

1. Website

The website accessible at the URL www.electricitymaps.com and all declinations, including www.app.electricitymaps.com/map and the Electricity Maps applications available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, are published by Electricity Maps ApS (hereafter the ”Website).

Electricity Maps ApS is a private limited company, with a head office located at Univate Symbion, Njalsgade 76, 3, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, registered in the Danish Business Authority Register under registration number 39101211 (Hereinafter «Electricity Maps»).

The director of publication is: Olivier Corradi.

The Website is hosted by the company Cloudfare, Inc. (https://www.cloudflare.com/).

For any question about the Website, you can contact Electricity Maps on the Website via the “Contact us” form or by email at hello@electricitymaps.com.

Access to the Website as well as the use of its content is made within the framework of the legal notices described below. The fact of accessing and browsing the Website constitutes your unreserved acceptance of these conditions.

2. Personal data

Electricity Maps may collect and process personal data in the context of the use of the Website, particularly through the contact section.

Electricity Maps is committed to process your personal data in a fair and lawful manner and to ensure its security and confidentiality in compliance with the regulations in force regarding the protection of personal data, in particular the EU Regulation n°2016/679 of April 27, 2016, (the GDPR).

To learn more about how Electricity Maps processes and protects your personal data and privacy, and how you can exercise your rights, see our privacy policy, here.

As for the personal data related to the employees of Electricity Maps accessible via the Website (in particular photographs and professional data): they cannot be collected and processed without the prior written consent of the persons concerned. In particular, the users are prohibited to collect and use these data, in a manual or automated way, for advertising purposes or referencing in online directories.

3. Intellectual property

The Website as a whole and each of its elements (including texts, articles, photographs, illustrations, diagrams, logos, trademarks, designs, architecture, data, software), whether or not protected by intellectual property rights, are the exclusive property of or are licensed to Electricity Maps. Unless expressly authorized by Electricity Maps, the use of all or part of the Website, in particular by downloading, scraping, reproduction, transmission, representation or diffusion for purposes other than for personal and private use (non-commercial) is prohibited.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Electricity Maps expressly authorizes the use of the historical data database accessible on the Data Portal under the conditions of the Open Database License (ODbL). Electricity Maps may refuse the insertion of a hypertext link to the Website at any time. All the sites having a hypertext link to the Website are not under the control of Electricity Maps and therefore Electricity Maps declines any responsibility (notably editorial) regarding the access and the content of these websites.

Electricity Maps is the owner of the domain name < www.electricitymaps.com>.

4. Warranty and liability

Electricity Maps makes its best efforts to ensure the availability of the Website and the accuracy and updating of its content. However, Electricity Maps makes no commitment of availability and does not guarantee that the Website is free of errors. Electricity Maps is free to modify, at any time and without notice, the content of the Website.

In particular, Electricity Maps shall not be responsible for the accuracy, completeness, legality and reliability of the data provided through its Website, and especially via the Data Portal.

Electricity Maps declines any responsibility regarding the access and the content of third-party sites referenced on the Website. The links to these third-party sites do not constitute in any way a validation by Electricity Maps of the content of these third-party sites.

The user acknowledges that he uses the data, information and documents made available via the Website under his exclusive responsibility, and for a purpose in accordance with public order, morality and the rights of third parties. With the exception of any open source data not identified on the Map as “estimated”, and the database accessible via the Data Portal provided under the terms of the Open Database License (ODbL), the user agrees to use the Website as well as all the data, information and documents to which he can have access via the Website only for personal and non-commercial reasons.

The user agrees to use the data and databases provided by Electricity Maps in compliance with any licenses terms indicated on the Website.

Electricity Maps can in no case be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage, whatever the cause, origin, nature and consequence, resulting from the consultation or use of the Website.

Electricity Maps declines any responsibility in case of interruption or inaccessibility of the Website, the occurrence of bugs, any damage resulting from fraudulent acts of third parties (such as intrusion) from the Website. Electricity Maps does not control the risks related to the operation of the Internet and draws your attention to the existence of possible risks in terms of confidentiality of data transiting via this network.

5. Others

Electricity Maps informs you that the present mentions can be modified at any time. These modifications are published online and are deemed to be accepted without reserve when you access the Website after they have been put online. We recommend that you consult this page regularly. Last modification: 2023-07-14.

The Website and these terms of use are governed by Danish law and any dispute relating to them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Denmark, Copenhagen.