Terms & Conditions

The website (the ‘Site')

These terms and conditions of use apply to all material downloaded from the RFA website (the ‘Site'), including but not necessarily limited to material from all URLs beginning:









The Renewable Fuels Agency (RFA) takes every effort to ensure that the information published on the Site is accurate. However, the RFA cannot accept any liability for the accuracy of content. Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk.

The Site, carbon calculator, RFA documents and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Where a document provides guidance on the law it should not be regarded as definitive. The way the law applies to any particular case can vary according to circumstances, and you should consider seeking independent legal advice if you are unsure of your own legal position.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy and/or reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the RFA website.


The Site and all of its contents including, but not limited to, the text, Site (as well as the organisation and layout of the Site), design, logos, graphics, icons and images (the "Content") are owned and copyrighted by the Office of the RFA or others (including our licensors) with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. All trade marks, copyright, database rights, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (together "the Rights") in the Content and the Rights in any software or underlying software code that is made available for download from the Site ("Software") are owned by us or our licensors or are otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law. Any Content that is a trademark, logo or service mark is also a registered or unregistered trademark of the Office of the RFA and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring in any way (express or implied) any licence or right to use any Rights of any other third party. Where the Content is owned or copyrighted by a third party, certain restrictions may apply that you have to comply with. Where these apply, they will be indicated on the relevant part of this Site.

All Office of the RFA copyright protected material (other than Office of the RFA logos except where these logos are part of Office of the RFA copyright protected documents or feature on screenshots of the Site) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for any use. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Where any of the Office of the RFA copyright items are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material (including providing a relevant url beginning www.renewablefuelsagency.gov.uk) must be identified and the copyright status must be acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce material does not extend to anything on this site identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.


The copying and use of the Office of the RFA logo and other Office of the RFA-related logos is not permitted without prior approval of the RFA, except in the cases detailed above (c.f. Copyright). Permission requests should be submitted through the website contact form. Tell us who you are, the organisation you represent (if any) and how and why you wish to use our logo. Please include your contact details, including name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail..

Hyperlinks to third party websites

The RFA is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Licence for the RFA carbon calculator

The user has the right to install this beta version on the computers in his company, organisation or home.

The user commits himself to not transferring the software, or a copy thereof, to a third party.

E4tech UK Ltd and the Office of the RFA (Renewable Fuels Agency)  are in no case liable for any special, accessory, incidental or indirect damage (in particular profit losses, loss of confidential or other information, activity breaks, body harm, attack on private life, breach of obligations (in particular obligations of good faith and diligence), for acts of negligence, or for any financial or other losses) resulting from, or linked to the use or the impossibility of use of the software or assistance services, even if the Office of the RFA or E4Tech was warned about the eventuality of such damages.

The software was developed from E4tech UK Ltd.

Last Modified: 25 Nov 2008

Last Modified: 24 Mar 2010