Legal Notices

Please be aware of the below: 

This website is the property of: Electrical Safety First

The Council is registered in England as a company Limited by Guarantee with the number 570175.

Terms of Use

The purpose of the website is to provide electrical safety information and guidance to users of electricity as well as the electrical industry and other interested parties.

The content of this website is for information and guidance only. You are welcome to print off, download or link to pages on the website as long as you don’t do it for financial gain.

Whilst we make every effort to keep the information on this website accurate and up to date we can not accept responsibility or liability for the content. Nor can we accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your computer system whilst using this website.


Electrical Safety First encourages links from Government departments, industry organisations, and all other organisations who feel our website would be of interest to their visitors. We also provide links to other internet sites that may be of interest to our visitors.

The content of external websites linked to or from our website is beyond our control and we do not accept any responsibility for their content and/or upkeep. Once you leave our website and visit another website you are subject to the terms of use and privacy policy of the new website.

Privacy Policy

Electrical Safety First does not collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you give the information to us. If you choose to give us any personal information (for example your e-mail address) we will only use the information provided to respond to your enquiry and provide you with any information or material requested.

Should you provide us information that may be useful for our campaign work (for example as a case study) then we will seek your permission before the information is used in anyway.

If provided, personal information is maintained in a secure file and will only be accessible to employees of Electrical Safety First. We will not pass the information to anybody else.


What are cookies?

A ‘Cookie’ is a small file which is downloaded onto a device when a user accesses certain websites. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit. Cookies cannot read or use other information saved on your device.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to show a survey questionnaire to visitors after they have been browsing the site for some time.

We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc, to collect information about how people use this website. Google Analytics sets several cookies in order to provide this service.

We sometimes use other third-party widgets on the site, such as YouTube and Survey Monkey. These widgets may set cookies. The cookie information from each of these services is usually anonymous, unless you are logged in to these services while you are on our site.

Cookies used by this website

Name Expires Purpose
ttv_survey_timer 365 days Tracks the length of time the visitor has been using the website.
twothirtyvolts_survey 730 days Prevents the survey pop-up from being shown again after the visitor closes or completes it.

Third-Party Cookies used by this website

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Expires Purpose
__utmz 182 days Stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)
__utma 730 days Stores each user’s amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit (presumably partly for double checking of this information).
__utmb less than a day Used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends
__utmc session based Same as __utmb
__utmv 730 days Used for user-custom variables in Analytics

The information generated by these cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Further information about Google products and cookies can be found at the following links:

On some parts of this site, we use YouTube to provide useful videos. YouTube may set some or all of these cookies when you visit a page containing video content:

Name Expires Purpose
_use_hitbox when you close your browser This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 9 months Set when viewing a page with Youtube videos on it. It is set by Youtube so they can count the views of embedded Youtube videos on them.

For further details on the cookies set by YouTube, please refer to the YouTube website.

Survey Monkey may also set cookies if you are shown or participate in our visitor feedback questionnaires. You can read Survey Monkey's privacy policy and find out more about the cookies Survey Monkey uses.

We don’t control the setting of third-party cookies; although we try to keep this information up to date, these third-party services may set cookies in addition to those listed above.

Your Consent

By using this website, you consent to the storing of the cookies by us and the third-parties listed above. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. The website contains information on how to do this on a number of browsers. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you will be able to use the rest of the website for browsing or research purposes.


Registered Office: 

Electrical Safety First

45 Great Guildford Street

London SE1 0ES


Helpline: 020 3463 5100

Fax: 020 3463 5139

Registered Charity no: 257376