We may collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us including your name, e-mail address and postal address. You may provide this information by filling out forms, request information, register, make a purchase or for other purposes. We may also collect demographic information such as gender, date of birth, occupation, employer name and zip code. In limited circumstances, we may collect payment information such as credit card number where needed to complete a requested service or transaction.
Automatically Generated Information:
As you navigate through and interact with our site, we and our service providers may use automatic data collection technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information that is generated automatically while you are visiting the site, other websites, mobile websites and/or mobile applications or elsewhere on the Internet in order to provide content and advertisements about goods and services of interest to you across those various devices.
This non-personally identifiable data includes, but is not limited to, information such as web pages visited before and after visiting the site, date and time, logs, domain type, type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID links you click on within the site, interactions with an advertisement delivered by us or a third-party advertising technology vendor and other communication data regarding the resources you access and use on this site. We may also collect your IP address, which is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices used to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet.
How It Is Collected:
We collect several types of information from and about users of our site, which is collected directly from you when you provide it to us and from third parties, for example, our service providers and/or business partners. Automatically Generated Information as noted above may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies us and is collected using the following technologies:
Web Beacons: Pages of our site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Affordable Energy Coalition, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related web site statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain web site content and verifying system and server integrity).
ou can also opt out by visiting the site of the Network Advertising Initiative, which can be found here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE: We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), in that we do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, information and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years of age or older.