INFORMTAION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY ON THIS WEBSITE
Each time you visit our website or open our emails, Web Analytical Information is automatically gathered. Examples of Web Analytical Information include, but are not limited to:
• IP address
• Collection date
• Publisher name
• Connection speed
• Day of week, time of day (hour)
• Language settings
• Country, state, designated market area (DMA), city (relating to IP address, if available)
• Web pages viewed
• Email clicks or other actions taken
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer’s “Internet Protocol” IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within AmericanSolarAdvantage.com, our Web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our Sites. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, and to investigate misuse of AmericanSolarAdvantage.com, its users, or to cooperate with law enforcement. We do not collect and evaluate this information for specific individuals. Our Web servers do not automatically record e-mail addresses of the visitors.
American Solar Advantage, its third party service providers and advertisers may use single-pixel gif images, sometimes referred to as web bugs or Web beacons, to count Web page accesses and gather some general statistical information. American Solar Advantage does not gather personal information through the use of these images. Our advertisers and third party providers may use single-pixel gifs that can track personal information from cookies that may have been previously placed on a user’s computer. American Solar Advantage also uses various third party providers to track and analyze non-personally identifiable aggregate usage information from visitors to our Web sites in order to continuously improve the quality of our sites and services to you.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. The personal information we collect may include your name, title, company or organization name, e-mail address, phone number, work or home address, information about your job function, information about your company, and credit card information. We may request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a contest or to provide additional services (for example, subscriptions to announcement lists or information about conferences and trade shows or webinars, etc.). Participation in contests or other promotions on AmericanSolarAdvantage.com is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose personal information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. American Solar Advantage may also offer access to some services that require registration. We may use your registration contact information to send notification to you of products and services by e-mail and/or postal mail.
We may share that information with our clients and they may also send you promotional materials. We may also use your IP address internally and share it with third parties. When you sign up for an American Solar Advantage e-mail newsletter, you are given the opportunity to sign up for targeted third-party mailings. Whether or not you want to receive these announcements is your choice. If you choose to receive an announcement from a specific distribution list, you will receive commercial messages from independent third parties that have contracted with American Solar Advantage to send messages to the list. You may stop the arrival of these announcement lists at any time by removing your e-mail address from the list by following the instructions on the e-mails you receive. When you use co-branded services, or those provided by a third party, within AmericanSolarAdvantage.com, your information may be passed to the co-brand or third party provider and their use of your information is subject to their applicable privacy policies.
We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new products and services. If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive postal mailings from American Solar Advantage or third party companies.
DISCOLOSURE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED TO OUTSIDE THIRD PARTIES
American Solar Advantage will disclose personal information and/or an IP address:
1) To contact you regarding other products and services which may be of interest to you (including those we may offer jointly with other companies). At any time, however, you may opt out of such contact;
2) When required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
a) Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on American Solar Advantage;
b) Protect and defend the rights or property of AmericanSolarAdvantage.com of sites and related properties, or visitors to AmericanSolarAdvantage.com of sites and related properties;
c) Identify persons who may be violating the law, AmericanSolarAdvantage.com legal notice and Web site User Agreement, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing AmericanSolarAdvantage.com or its related properties;
d) Fulfill a user’s order or request;
3) To process and fulfill your order or notify you of order status;
4) When we have your consent to share the information;
5) When you use co-branded services within our network of sites, you grant us permission to pass your registration information back to that service partner. Their use of your information is subject to their applicable privacy policies.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
American Solar Advantage may use third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to serve ads to you based on information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to our Web sites in order to provide targeted advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you while visiting other Web sites.
Certain mobile devices contain unique identifiers that can be used, for example, to identify the physical location of such devices. Mobile devices also typically transmit caller ID data when used to transmit a telephone call or text message. The Services may collect, use, transmit, process and maintain unique identifiers, caller ID data, location-based data, and similar information when you rely on mobile devices, including to provide the services you request and improve your experience with the Services. The Services also may require collection of your mobile phone number in order for you to participate in certain services or features and that number may be associated with such information. When you first launch any of our mobile applications, you may be asked to consent to the application’s collection of location information. If you consent, information regarding your location may be transmitted to us and/or to third parties in order to provide Services to you. In some circumstances, we may not be able to provide our Services without this location information, which means that you may not be able to use our Services if you do not provide your consent. If you initially consent to our collection of location information and change your mind, you can revoke your consent by changing the preferences on your mobile device. You also may stop our collection of location information by following the standard uninstall process to remove all of our applications from your
YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
If you do not wish to receive marketing email communications or direct mail from us, you may express your choice where indicated on the applicable email or other communication, or email us at info@AmericanSolarAdvantage.com with the subject line “unsubscribe” as the subject of the email. If you do not wish to receive marketing telephone calls or mailings, you may express your choice to opt out by emailing us at info@AmericanSolarAdvantage.com. If you do not wish to receive text messages, reply STOP to cancel future text messages. By sending STOP, you agree to one additional confirmation message stating that you’ve opted out and will no longer receive text messages from American Solar Advantage. For help, please feel free to email us at info@AmericanSolarAdvantage.com or call us at 877-765-2388.
EXPRESS CONSENT TO RECEIVED PHONE CALLS, PRERECORDED MESSAGES, OR TEXT MESSAGES USING AN AUTODIALER
If you have provided prior express written consent in the process of requesting information from American Solar Advantage about its services, or if you have provided prior express consent after becoming a customer to receive communications related to purposes other than marketing, we may use an automatic telephone dialing system (auto-dialer), artificial or prerecorded voice messages, and text messages to communicate with you.
In the case of text communications, you may receive text messages periodically American Solar Advantage. Message and data rates may apply. You may opt out at any time by texting STOP to cancel future text messages. By sending STOP, you agree to one additional confirmation message stating that you’ve opted out and will no longer receive text messages from American Solar Advantage or any of our partner text messaging services. You may also get additional support or help by sending an email to info@AmericanSolarAdvantage.com or by calling 877-765-2388. By consenting to receive texts you specifically authorize American Solar Advantage to send text communications using an automatic telephone dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice. Your participation and/or your consent is not a condition of purchasing any goods or services. Your consent also provides authorization for the specific telephone number that may be contacted via this program.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
While we strive to protect your personal information, please also note that you have a role in the security of your personal information. For example, you should not provide us with personal information that we do not request; you are responsible for controlling access to any personal computing device through which your personal information may be stored or accessed; and you are responsible for safeguarding any passwords or other log-in credentials to may be used to access to your personal information. If you provide us with information through our websites, such as when you fill out a webform, you must use a secure socket layer enabled browser, because we use industry standard secure socket layer encryption to protect the security of your information when it’s transmitted over the Internet. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. We suggest that, at a minimum, you change your passwords often, that your passwords include a combination of letters, numbers and special characters, and that you make certain you are using a secure browser. Products and services are available which can help give you privacy protection while navigation the Web.
We are always seeking to improve our network of Web sites and our business. In accomplishing these objectives, we may sell a company, assets or Web sites or one or more of the companies in our corporate family may merge with, or be acquired by, another company. In connection with the foregoing, we may transfer some or all of your information in order that the service being provided to you may continue or for other business purposes.
Your Consent To This Agreement
SITE HOSTING AND LINKS TO OR FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Our Website may contain links to websites hosted by our Partners, Unrelated Entities and Business Associates operating websites on their own behalf or on behalf of multiple entities. Some of these websites may collect your Personal Information and may apply their own policies on how your Personal Information is used. In addition, some of our Sites may have Additional Policies that apply to the use of Personal Information collected on that Site. Please make sure to read the policies of any websites you visit on the Internet carefully. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any websites that are not operated by or exclusively for us, and the collection, use and disclosure of Information about you will be subject to the policies applicable on those websites.
If you want access to or wish to update any of your Personal Information or have any questions about our privacy practices, please contact us anytime.
American Solar Advantage
7056 Archibald Ave., STE 102-432
Corona, CA 92880