Personal Information and Log Data
DoE will collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log data ") or social media accounts.
This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, The time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this.
“Personal Information” is information about you for example but not limited to your name, address, birth date, email address, telephone number or other information such as cookies, described below in “Website” as well as other information.
Finally, should you take advantage of services available by other companies, or visit or interact with other websites, including by following links to those websites you find on the Site, you may be providing Personal Information to those third party companies or websites. Any information about you received by those third parties will be governed by their privacy policies, not this Policy. DOE is not responsible for any links posted to the Site or any information you provide as a result of clicking on such links. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
How We Use Personal Information
DOE will not use or disclose Personal Information, other than as set forth herein or as described in our written agreements with you.
We may collect, use, and disclose your Personal Information for the following reasons:
- To provide you access to the Site;
- To offer or provide you with Energy information and services;
- To provide services necessary to, or used in, the provision of our programs and services;
- To protect our rights or property or to protect customers or other third parties from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of, or subscription to, our campaigns and services;
- To provide you with information regarding activities or services, referrals, or administrative services;
- To enforce or apply our agreements with you; and
- To comply with governmental laws, regulations, orders and to cooperate with governmental investigations
We or third party delegated from us may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that DOE is constantly determined to enhance the quality and selection of the activities and services that we offer.
Information about you, including Personal Information, may also be disclosed as part of any merger, formation of joint ventures, or transition of service to another provider, as well as in the unlikely event of a cancellation of DOE in which Personal Information would be transferred as one of the business assets of us. DOE may also disclose Personal Information to standardization agencies.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.