Last Modified: June 30. 2021
At Company, we collect personally identifiable information (“PII”) and non-personally identifiable information (“Non-PII”) from you. Personally identifiable information is information that can be used to identify you personally. Non-personally identifiable information is information that must be combined with other information to identify you personally.
Personally Identifiable Information Collected
Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. We may collect personal information from you in a variety of ways:
• When you send us an application or other form
• When you conduct a transaction with us, our affiliates, or others
• When we collect information about in you in support of a transaction, such as credit card information
• In some places on this Site you have the opportunity to send us personal information about yourself, to elect to receive particular information, to purchase access to one of our products or services, or to participate in an activity.
Non personal information is information that cannot identify you. Whenever you use our website, we may collect Non-PII from you, such as your IP address, zip code, gender, browsing history, search history, and registration history, interactions with the Site, usage information, location, referring URL, browser, operating system, data usage, data transferred, and Internet service provider. We may also collect information including but not limited to postings you make on the public areas of our website, messages you send to us, and correspondence we receive from other members or third parties about your activities or postings.
Use of Your Information
Some of your information will be visible to us or other users of the Site to facilitate communication. We use various tracking mechanisms to track the use of customers on our Site. We will never sell your information without your permission; however you agree that we may use your information in the following ways:
To provide any services offered and to operate the Company Site.
To enhance or improve our users’ experiences.
To to contact you via email or other electronic communications where you have an inquiry.
To notify you of additional Company updates.
Personal information is used to primarily contact you to receive a free roof analysis, answer questions about solar energy, provide a detailed quote if requested, or any other matter related to marketing solar energy. Methods we, or a third party affiliate, may use to contact you are via: phone call, e-mail, telephone auto-dialing system, or SMS/MMS messaging, by Company or one of its affiliate(s) or marketing partners, including but not limited to, Solar Initiative. You may opt out of receiving communications at any time by contacting Company or any of its marketing partners or affiliate(s).
Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to us through other sources We may also remove your personal identifiers (your name, email address, etc.). In this case, you would no longer be identified as a single unique individual. Once we have de-identified information, it is non-personal information and we may treat it like other non-personal information. Finally, we may use your personal information to protect our rights or property, or to protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, and to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.
Accessing, Editing, and Removing Your Information
If you have any questions or wish to review, change, or access any of your information collected by us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, if you wish to opt out of our data collection practices or would like us to remove any of your information from our databases, please either follow instructions on the page of the web site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact us. After you have cancelled your account please be aware that we may keep inaccessible copies of your PII and non-PII subject to our data retention policies.
Cookies and Tracking
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Company websites you visit.
Third Party Access to Your Information
Although you are entering into an Agreement with Company to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others to allow you to access the Site.
For instance, in the ordinary course of business we may share some personal information with companies that we hire to perform services or functions on our behalf. In all cases in which we share your personal information with a third party for the purpose of providing a service to us, we will not authorize them to keep, disclose or use your information with others except for the purpose of providing the services we asked them to provide.
We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with one of our marketing partners or affiliate(s), including but not limited to Solar Initiative. For some sorts of transactions, in addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect personal information directly from you to assist you with your transaction. We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use your personal information before they collect it.
If you submit a review for a third party (person or business) using our Facebook Fan Review Application, during the submission process we ask your permission to gather your basic information (such as name and email address) which we then share with the third party for whom you are submitting the review. We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation.
We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting web site visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior, which is harmful to other visitors (or illegal). We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, or to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process. As discussed in the section on cookies and other technologies, from time to time we may allow a third party to serve advertisements on this web site.
Opt Out of Commercial, Non-Commercial Communications and Do Not Track
If you decide to provide us with your contact information, you agree that we may send you communications via text and emails. However, you may unsubscribe from certain communications by notifying Company that you no longer wish to receive these communications and we will endeavour to promptly remove you from our mailing list or communications once we have received that request. We currently do not offer functionality for you to opt out through “do not track” listings. If you wish to opt out of certain communications or information collection, please contact us at email@example.com.
Company or other users may post links to third party websites on Site, which may include information that we have no control over. When accessing a third party site through our Site, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by us.
We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized personnel and third party vendors have access to your personal information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal information. For this reason, we recommend that you use anti-virus software, routine credit checks, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security and privacy threats.
This Site contains links to other sites that provide information that we consider to be interesting. Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
This site may provide public discussions on various business valuation topics. Please note that any information you post in these discussions will become public, so please do not post sensitive information in the public discussions. Whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. We are not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users disclose in any such forums on the web site. Company does not agree or disagree with anything posted on the discussion board. Also remember that you must comply with our other published policies regarding postings on our public forums.
Your California Privacy Rights
We intend to fully comply with American and international laws respecting children’s privacy including COPPA. Therefore, we do not collect or process any information for any persons under the age of 18. If you are under 18 and using our Site, please stop immediately and do not submit any information to us. In the event that you become aware that we have inadvertently collected any information from users under the age of 18, please contact us immediately.
Merger and Acquisition
In the event that Company is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. Please be aware that once the information is transferred your privacy rights may change.
If you have any questions or require additional information related to our information collection practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.