Privacy Policy of Simple Energy Works!

What Information Is Collected And How Is It Used?

Information is collected from users in the following areas of this site: Registration Information is collected from members when they register for simpleenergyworks (simpleenergyworks), which can happen either through our homepage or when customers purchase any product with us. In order to create a membership account with us, members are required to provide their first and last name, their email address, and may also be asked their country, postal code and phone number. This information is used to: verify the legitimacy of the registration (for more information, see “Communications From This Site”); and identify the member when they log into SimpleEnergyWorks, and to customize their experience based on what courses they have purchased; and contact the member should an issue arise with their product order or their simpleenergyworks account; if approval is given by the member, to inform them of new and/or related product offerings in which they may be interested (see “Sharing”); and geographical information, when collected, is done so for our own research purposes and is not connected to member’s Personally Identifiable Information following its collection.

Upon registration, members also have the option to subscribe to receive newsletters and communications from simpleenergyworks.

simpleenergyworks runs one mailing list: SimpleEnergyWorks Weekly, our main list to inform members of important events and service announcements;

Strategic Partnership Application

Businesses or individuals who want to form a working relationship with SimpleEnergyWorks use this site to sign-up to be contacted by simpleenergyworks. This application page asks for the potential business partner’s name, email address, and phone number in order to be contacted by simpleenergyworks. They are also able to provide more detailed information about their company which is not personally identifiable, such as how many visitors come to the website and what kind of newsletters are circulated. This information is used to assess the person’s suitability for the simpleenergyworks Partnership Program. If the person is successful, they will be required to supply information to set up their account, including their name, mailing address, phone number, paypal address, email address, and Tax ID. This information is used to deliver strategic partner related information and services, and pay commission payments. All information provided, and participation in the partnership program, is voluntary.

Communications From This Site

If the member has also made a purchase, they will receive an email confirming their purchase and a link to where they can access the product. For every requested communication sent to members, we include an explanation of how the member came to be on that the mailing list and present an unsubscribe option.

Our Company Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting children’s privacy is especially important to us. It is our policy to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws. This website is intended for use by those 18 years or older. YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER TO ACCESS THIS WEB SITE. IF YOU ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS THIS WEB SITE FOR ANY REASON. DUE TO THE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THIS WEB SITE, FALLS WITHIN THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (COPPA) AND IS NOT MONITORED AS DOING SO.

Discussion Community

The simpleenergyworks website includes a link to the simpleenergyworks forum. Simpleenergyworks members may use their login details to log into the forum. Participation in the forum Discussion Community is voluntary and members should be aware that any personally identifiable information voluntarily submitted to the Discussion Community can be read, collected, or used by others, and could be used to send unsolicited messages. simpleenergyworks is not responsible for the personally identifiable information volunteered to this forum.

Sharing

Legal Disclaimer: simpleenergyworks is the sole owner of the information collected on this web site. simpleenergyworks will share your information with outside parties when required to by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on this web site.

Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties:

simpleenergyworks may also share your personally identifiable information in the following cases: A Survey or Contest that is conducted in conjunction with a third party. Participation in any such contests or surveys is completely voluntary (for further information, see “Contests and Surveys” below). Third Party Product Offerings: We may, on occassion, request specific information (such as phone number) to pass on to pre-approved third parties who offer products that are related to those the member has purchased with us. The information provided by the member is voluntary. The third party is not permitted to share, rent or sell that information with anyone else, and remains the property of simpleenergyworks. Please be aware that if you purchase any products offered by such third parties, your information at that point will become the property of that seller and bound by their separate privacy practices. While simpleenergyworks takes reasonable care to ensure that third party offerings made to its members are of high quality, it is not responsible for the quality or delivery of these third party offerings. If you find that any such third party is using your information for purposes other than specified above, please contact randy@simpleenergyworks.com.

Agents:

We use PayPal and/or Google checkout to process simpleenergyworks purchases and bill members on trial subscriptions. When purchases are made, members are directed to a Google’s or PayPal webpage to process their payment, either using their PayPal account or credit card. For full details about Google or PayPal’s privacy policy, please visit their website at www.paypal.com and www.google.com

Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable):

simpleenergyworks may share aggregate information with partners or advertisers, such as how many members are subscribed to the simpleenergyworks mailing list, geographic information, sales and marketing data. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information. Links This web site contains some links to other web sites. Please be aware that simpleenergyworks is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites, and encourages members to be aware when they leave www.simpleenergyworks.net and to read the privacy statements of each and every site web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by simpleenergyworks.

How To Unsubscribe

Every newsletter sent to members contains “unsubscribe” instructions so members who no longer wish to receive communications may opt-out of receiving such communications. To have your membership account deleted entirely or if you have any queries about unsubscribing or the personal information collected on this site, please contact our support desk and we will be very happy to assist you.

Correcting/Updating Information

Like most standard web site services, we use log files. The following information is automatically logged by our web site servers upon connection: IP address Time and date stamp This information is logged beside your account profile in our system and stored for 14 days, after which it is then discarded from our system. It is therefore is linked to your personally identifiable information.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. It allows information entered in one webpage to be “remembered” when you enter a new webpage. We use can use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For more information about cookies, please see: http://www.cookiecentral.com/cm002.htm http://wp.netscape.com/newsref/std/cookie_spec.html Some of our business partners (e.g. agents or service providers) use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

Surveys or Contests

From time-to-time www.simpleenergyworks.net may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys. If you participate, we will request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and therefore you have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name, email and/or shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes. We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys or contests; that company will be prohibited from using our users’ personally identifiable information for any other purpose. We will not share the personally identifiable information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.

Security

This website takes careful measures to protect member information and prevent the loss and misuse of such information. When you register for simpleenergyworks, your information is encrypted and stored behind a firewall. All member information is restricted to simpleenergyworks directors, employees or contractors who are contractually prevented from using such information for any purpose other than what is required to perform their jobs. Information is provided to directors, employees and contractors on a need-to-know basis, and password protection is used to verify the identity of directors, employees and contractors accessing member information. The servers that store your information are located in a secure locked facility. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining this information.

Notice of Compliance to California Residents

Your California Privacy Rights Under The California Online Privacy Protection Act and the California Business and Professions Code This privacy policy identifies the categories of personally identifiable information that our company collects through our Web site or online service, about individual consumers who use or visit our company’s commercial Web site or online service and the categories of third-party persons or entities with whom our company may share that personally identifiable information. Our company does not maintain a process for an individual consumer who uses or visits our commercial Web site or online service to review and request changes to any of his or her personally identifiable information that is collected through our Web site or online service. For the purposes of this policy and California compliance the following definitions apply: Depending on the visitor’s activity, in our commercial Web site or online service, the following “personally identifiable information” may be collected, in addition to information set forth in other sections of this document. The term “personally identifiable information” means individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected online by our company from an individual and maintained by our company in an accessible form, and may include any of the following: A first and last name. A home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town. An e-mail address. A telephone number. A social security number. Any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual. Information concerning a user that the Web site or online service collects online, from the user, and maintains in personally identifiable form, in combination with an identifier described within this privacy policy. Under California Law SB 27, California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, if any, and a description of the categories of personal information shared. To make such a request, please send an email to randy@simpleenergyworks.net and please include the phrase “California Privacy Request” in the subject line, the domain name of the Web site you are inquiring about, along with your name, address and email address. We will respond to you within thirty days of receiving such a request.

Revisions To This Policy

Our company reserves the right to change, revise, amend, or modify this policy, our Terms Of Service agreement, and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner, by updating this posting. Your use of this site after such changes are implemented constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of these changes. Please consult this privacy statement prior to every use for any changes. If we are going to use members information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify members via email. Members will have a choice whether or not we may use their information in this different manner.

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