Effective Date: Feb. 1, 2021
SolarEnergy.com (“us,” “we,” or “our”) operates the https://SolarEnergy.com website (collectively, the “Services”). This page informs you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information that personally identifies you (“Personal Information”) when you use our Services.
Information Collection and Use – Personal Information
We may ask you to provide us, or third parties may provide us, with certain Personal Information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personal Information may include but is not limited to your name, postal address, email address and employer. We collect Personal Information for the purpose of providing the Services, identifying and communicating with you about the Services, responding to your requests/inquiries, servicing your purchase orders, improving our Services and communicating with you about our Services, discounts and promotions.
How Long We Keep Your Personal Information
How long we keep information we collect about you depends on the type of information, described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delete or anonymize your information, or if this is not possible (for example, because the information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion is possible.
We retain your account information for as long as your account is active and a reasonable period thereafter in case you decide to reactivate the Services. We also retain your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements, and to continue to develop and improve our Services. Where we retain information for Service improvement and development, it will be anonymized and used to uncover collective insights about the use of our Services, not to analyze personal characteristics about you specifically.
If the Services are made available to you through an organization (e.g., your employer), we retain your information as long as required by your employer under our agreement with your employer as required by the administrator of your account. If your account is deactivated, your information and conversations you may have had and actions you may have taken on the Services will remain in order to allow your team members to make full use of the Services.
If you have elected to receive marketing emails from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable time from the date you last expressed interest in our Services. Every marketing email we send will provide you with the option to opt-out of receiving future emails.
Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information
Information Collected Directly from You
We collect information about you when you provide it to us and automatically when you use the Services.
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website or use our Services (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Services that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information to increase our Services’ functionality. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information. When you access the Services by or through a mobile device, we collect certain information automatically, including the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile internet browser you use and your general location information as described further below.
We use and store information about your general location. We use this information to provide features of our Services and to improve and customize our Services.
Do Not Track Disclosure
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the “Preferences” or “Settings” page of your web browser.
Information Collected from Other Sources
We will enrich your Personal Information with additional Personal Information received from publicly accessible sources. We may also receive your information from services you integrate with SolarEnergy.com, from other users of SolarEnergy.com or our partners.
Other Users of the Services
Other users of our Services may provide information about you when they use the Services.
We work with partners who may market, sell or support our Services. These partners may provide us your Personal Information so that we can contact you. We also may receive your Personal Information from advertising, market research or data enrichment partners with whom we engage in identifying prospective customers.
Service Providers who may Receive Your Personal Information
Notwithstanding such legal and contractual obligations between such service providers and us, we remain potentially liable for any misuse of your Personal Information. We will only disclose Personal Information when required to do so in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Communications – Your Options
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any or all of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by emailing [email protected]
Security of Personal Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.
International Transfer of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.
Links to Other Sites
Only persons who are age 18 or older have permission to access our Services. Our Services are not intended to be used by anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and learn that your Children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 without verifying parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
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