Last Updated: January 18, 2012
We collect information about you in various ways when you use our Sites or Service. The information we collect allows us to offer our Service in a personalized and meaningful manner. The following are the types of information we collect:
Information you give us: We receive and securely store the information you enter on our Site and Service, and the information you otherwise provide to us. This information includes historical energy usage information, home profile information, contact information, login information, and other optional information that may help us to personalize the Service. Our Service may offer you the opportunity to submit questions and comments that are visible to other users of the Service. The information you provide in areas that are visible by other logged-in users of the Service may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. You can always choose not to provide certain information, but that may limit your ability to take full advantage of the Service we provide.
Information from your utility provider: We may receive and store certain information about you from your utility provider. For example, with your authorization, your utility provider may provide us your historic energy usage information automatically so that you do not need to periodically upload the information manually.
Automatically collected information: We receive and store certain types of information from you every time you use the Sites or Service. For example we may automatically log your browser type, language preference, the date and time of your visit to the Sites, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, and the website you visited before our Sites. In addition, we receive and store information about your use and activity on our Sites and within our Service, such as which pages you visited on the Site.
We use and disclose your personal information only as described in this Policy or as disclosed to you on our Site or within our Service. For example, we may use or disclose your personal information:
We may create non-personally identifying anonymous or aggregate data from the information we collect. We may use that data for our own purposes or disclose it in a ,I.non-personally identifiable manner to:
We make reasonable efforts to allow you to make inquiries about the personal information we collect from you, and when appropriate we allow you to access your personal information for review and updating.
We take reasonable steps to help protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Advertisements and Links to Other Websites: The Site and Service may contain links, content, Apps and advertisements from third parties. Such links, content, Apps and advertisements are not endorsements, authorizations or representations of our affiliation with that third party. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties, and we encourage you to carefully review the privacy statement of the third party.
Web Analytics: The Site uses a web analytics service provided by a third party (the "Web Analytics Provider". The Web Analytics Provider uses "cookies", to help us analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Service may be used to compile reports on Service activity, and provide other services related to the Service. The Web Analytics Provider may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on the Web Analytics Provider's behalf. By using this Site and Service, you consent to the processing of data about you by the Web Analytics Provider in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Our Service is not directed at children under the age of thirteen, and we do not knowingly collect any information from children under thirteen.
This Privacy Statement is subject to occasional revision without advance notice. If we make any changes in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you via email and/or post the modification on the Sites or within the Service. We will also update the "Last Updated" date in this Privacy Statement.
For more information about this Policy or our privacy practices generally, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org