The following policy applies toÂ SolarThermalMagazine.comÂ website and any other site owned and/or operated by or on behalf ofÂ Energy Think Group LLC and governs data collection and usage. By using the SolarThermalMagazine.comÂ website you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Energy Think Group LLC Â is committed to protecting the privacy and security of its online visitors.
Like most website operators,Â EnergyÂ ThinkÂ GroupÂ collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.Â Energy Think Group’sÂ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how itâ€™s visitors use its websites. From time to time,Â Energy Think GroupÂ may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage ofÂ itsÂ websites.
Energy Think GroupÂ also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments onÂ it’s websites.Â Â Energy Think GroupÂ only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors toÂ Energy Think Group LLC Â (Energy Think) websites choose to interact withÂ Energy ThinkÂ in ways that requireÂ Energy ThinkÂ to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information thatÂ Energy ThinkÂ gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up forÂ a newsletter toÂ provide anÂ email address. Those who engage in transactions withÂ Energy Think are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Energy Think collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitorâ€™s interaction with Energy Think.Â Energy ThinkÂ does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Energy Think Â may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites.Â However,Â Energy ThinkÂ does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Energy ThinkÂ discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Energy Thinkâ€™s behalf or to provide services available at Energy Thinkâ€™s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Energy Thinkâ€™s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.Â Energy ThinkÂ will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above,Â Energy ThinkÂ discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or whenÂ Energy ThinkÂ believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights ofÂ Energy Think,Â third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of anÂ Energy ThinkÂ website and have supplied your email address,Â Energy ThinkÂ may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with whatâ€™s going on withÂ Energy ThinkÂ and our products. WeÂ expect to keep this type of email to a minimum.Â Energy ThinkÂ takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Energy Think, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event thatÂ EnergyThink goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquiror ofÂ EnergyÂ ThinkÂ may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy