WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IS COLLECTED:
GSE's members that register with www.greenenergycompanies.net and individuals that sign up to receive GES e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.
GES uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.greenenergycompanies.net, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
OUTSIDE SERVICE PROVIDERS:
If you opt to make a donation or any type of payment through the Website, your personally identifiable information, including your name, address, telephone number, email address and debit/credit card information, will be collected and stored by various third-party providers who process credit card payments on behalf of Green Energy Solutions LLC Please review these third-party providers’ individual terms and conditions and privacy policies for more information about collection and storage of your information.
In addition, we may use outside service providers to facilitate The Scott Family Foundation Intl’s Website and overall operation, and to perform functions on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and email, removing repetitive information from donor lists, analyzing data, and providing customer service. These third parties may have access to your personal information as needed to perform their functions, but they may not use it for any other purpose.
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES:
Green Energy Solutions LLC operates and maintains social networking pages and venues on websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, Linkedin, and Medium. Green Energy Solutions LLC will, from time to time, import comments and posts from these third-party websites to this Website. If you post to any of The Scott Family Foundation Intl’s social networking pages on third-party websites, you are providing information to the public, and do so at your own risk. Further, Green Energy Solutions LLC may use these postings on its Website without further notice or compensation to you. Please visit the privacy policies of any third-party websites before posting to The Scott Family Foundation Intl’s pages there.
www.greenenergycompanies.net uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.greenenergycompanies.net, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED:
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitor of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties
LEGAL BASIS UNDER GDPR:
If you are in the European Union, we will collect and use your personal data only if we have one or more legal bases for doing so under the GDPR. The legal bases depend on your interaction with us and our sites. This means we collect and use your personal data only where: you have given your consent for one or more specific purposes; it is necessary to perform a contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you; it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; it is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or another natural person; or it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation. We will indicate in brackets the legal basis or bases on which we are relying following each purpose. Where we are relying on consent as the legal basis, we will notify you and seek additional consent before using your personal data for a new purpose that is inconsistent with the original purpose for which we collected it.
Green Energy Solutions LLC does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.
www.greenenergycompanies.net includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.greenenergycompanies.net domain, and GES is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
POLICY TOWARDS CHILDREN:
We are concerned about the safety and privacy of children who use the Internet. Although we encourage children to learn more about our organization and opportunities to serve their communities, we encourage that this be done with parental supervision. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information without verifiable parental consent, we will use our best efforts to remove such information from our files. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without verifiable parental consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.