I. Children’s Privacy
EnergyHQ is concerned about protecting children’s personal information. The EnergyHQ website is not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 13. EnergyHQ does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not provide any personal information on the EnergyHQ website or on or through any of its features, make any purchases through the EnergyHQ website, or provide any personal information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that personal information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the information located here: [email protected]
II. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It:
We collect several types of information from and about you when you use the EnergyHQ website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as your name and email address. You are not required to submit personally identifiable information to us. However, you may volunteer your personally identifiable information to us, for example, when you sign up to receive newsletters or contact us through the website.
Like many other websites, when you come to the EnergyHQ website, we and our service providers may automatically collect some non-personally identifiable, technical information from you computer or mobile device when you use our services or interact with us. This helps us to monitor traffic patterns and usage of the website and to modify and improve our services.
The information we may collect includes:
- IP address
- Operating system
- Device type
- Device manufacturer
- Device identifier
- Browser type
- Content viewed on the EnergyHQ website
- Pages viewed immediately before and after you access The EnergyHQ website
- Whether you open EnergyHQ’s electronic communications and where you click within them
- Amount of time spent on EnergyHQ’s pages and how many pages you viewed during your visit
Cookies and Web Beacons:
The EnergyHQ website may use technologies such as “cookies” and “web beacons” to improve the functionality of the EnergyHQ website and your experience. Cookies are small data files that are automatically sent to your browser from a Web service and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable us to store information about your preferences, record user-specific information on which pages you access or visit, customize Web page content based on your browser type or other information that you send via your browser. “Web beacons” are small electronic files embedded in emails or websites. Web beacons are used to determine what parts of a website you have viewed, or whether an email was successfully opened. These cookies and web beacons do not contain personal information about you; rather, they are utilized to gather information to analyze traffic to the EnergyHQwebsite, improve content and navigation, enhance marketing efforts, and personalize your experience.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
Please also keep in mind that the EnergyHQ website may contain links to other websites. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy statements and policies of those other websites you choose to link to or from the EnergyHQ website, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and store your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements, policies or content of other websites, including websites you link to or from our website. Websites containing co-branding (referencing our name and a third party’s name) contain content delivered by the third party and not us.
III. How We Use the Information Collected
EnergyHQ uses your personal information for our various purposes, including sharing your information with our vendors and service providers to fulfill services requested from you, for example by sending EnergyHQ newsletter to you. We may also use personal information provided by you to send you emails when new content is added to the EnergyHQ website. If you do not want to receive information, you will have the opportunity to opt out.
Please keep in mind that if you disclose personally identifiable information in a public manner, whether through collaborative postings, message boards or other public online forums, this information may be collected and used by others. We do not accept any liability associated with your voluntary disclosure of same. We may disclose personal information we maintain to our service providers to provide our website and services to you and as required by law, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may disclose such personal information in response to a specific law enforcement agency’s request. We may also disclose such personal information to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of EnergyHQ’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by EnergyHQ about the EnergyHQ website online guests, customers, members, visitors, and users is among the assets transferred.
IV. Data Security
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure; therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to us. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measure contained on the EnergyHQ website.
V. Notice of Privacy Rights to California Residents
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the EnergyHQ website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. The request should be sent to the attention of EnergyHQ Staff Members to the contact information located here: [email protected] and labeled “California Customer Choice Notice.” Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. Also, please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personally identifiable information or requesting this notice.
You agree that we are not responsible for (i) any disclosure of your personal information made by you to a third party through your use of the EnergyHQ website; (ii) any disclosure of your personal information obtained illegally from us; or (iii) any disclosure of your personal information made by us.
VIII. Opt-Out of Email Communication
EnergyHQ regularly sends out emails to subscribers when new content is added to the EnergyHQwebsite, as well as to send out EnergyHQ newsletter. Email recipients may opt out at any time by following the “unsubscribe” instructions included in the last email message sent.
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