Last updated: January 1, 2020
REC Solar Commercial Corporation (“REC Solar,” “we,” or “us”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Notice. This Privacy Notice describes the types of information we may collect from you when you visit our website at https://recsolar.com and any other website or mobile application owned or operated by REC Solar (the “Site”), how we use the information we collect, with whom we share it, how we protect it, and the choices we offer you regarding our collection and use of such information.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect personal information from you, meaning information about you that can uniquely identify you, such as your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, if you choose to provide us with such information, including by purchasing our services, requesting information regarding our services, signing up for e-mail updates, subscribing to our newsletter, corresponding with us, chatting with us using our chat functionality, or otherwise accessing and using the Site or our services. We may also collect information about you that does not uniquely identify you if you choose to provide us such information. Additionally, when you access this Site using a mobile device, we may collect and process real-time information about the location of your device.
When you visit this Site, we may also collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. We may also use third-party website analytics tools (such as Google AdSense and Analytics) that collect information about user traffic on this Site. The information we may collect by automated means may include but is not limited to the following:
- Information about the devices you use to access the Internet (such as the IP address and the type of the device, operating system, and web browser).
- Dates, times, and duration of visits to this Site (including whether you are a repeat or first-time visitor).
- Information on actions taken on this Site (such as page views and site navigation patterns).
HOW WE RESPOND TO DO-NOT-TRACK SIGNALS
Your web browser may let you choose your preference as to whether you want to allow websites to collect personal information over time about your online activities across different websites or online services. At this time this Site may not respond to the preferences you may have set in your particular web browser regarding the collection of your information, and this Site may continue to collect information in the manner described in this Privacy Notice.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may use your information to:
- Provide you with the products, services, or information you request.
- Register you to receive emails or other information or materials you request.
- Respond to your questions and comments and provide support.
- Communicate with you about our products and services.
- Operate, evaluate, and improve the products and services we offer.
- Understand your needs and interests and tailor this Site and our products and services accordingly.
- Comply with applicable legal requirements and industry standards.
In addition to the uses described above, we may use the information collected through cookies to identify and authenticate visitors. We may also combine the information we collect with publicly available information and with that of other users of this Site. For example, we may use your and other users’ non-identifiable, aggregated data to improve the services we offer, for statistical analysis, and for other business purposes.
We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
INFORMATION WE SHARE
We may disclose aggregated information about our users without restriction. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates, or to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business. Such third parties are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. We may also disclose your personal information to: (a) comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request; (b) enforce or apply our agreements with you; and/or (c) if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of REC Solar, users of this Site, or others.
We also reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a buyer or other transferee in the event of a reorganization, restructuring, merger, divestiture, dissolution, sale, or other transfer of some or all of our assets. Should such a reorganization or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice.
YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We offer you the following choices about what information we collect from you and how we communicate with you:
Cookies. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all this Site’s features.
Emails. You may choose not to receive additional emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each email. When you use our services in certain ways, you may be eligible to receive certain marketing-related and promotional communications as well as special offers (collectively “Promotional Communications”) from us or third parties with whom we have a business relationship and those communications may include advertisements. The most common of these circumstances may include signing up to receive newsletters or email notices. You may choose not to receive Promotional Communications from us by following the instructions contained in the email, although please note that you may not opt-out of service-related communications.
Location. You can restrict REC Solar’s collection and use of real-time information about your mobile device’s location through your device’s privacy settings.
Web Analytics. You may opt-out of the aggregation and analysis of data collected about you on this Site by our web analytics vendor by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Ad Personalization. You may opt-out of ad personalization by visiting your ad settings. Additional information about controlling the ads you see on this Site and how Google’s ad services, which are used by this Site, are personalized is here.
ACCESSING AND CORRECTION YOUR INFORMATION
You can review and change your personal information by contacting us as described below. Subject to applicable law, you may have certain additional rights to request access to and receive information about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information, and have your personal information blocked or deleted, as appropriate. For more information, please contact us as described below.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES AND SOCIAL NETWORKS
REC Solar has reasonable security measures in place in an effort to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place will never be defeated or fail, or that such measures will always be sufficient or effective. Any transmission of information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any Site privacy settings or our security measures.
REC Solar is based in and operates this Site out of the United States. When we obtain personal information about you, we may process such information outside of the country in which you are located, including in the United States. The countries in which we process your information may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you are located. We will protect your information as described in this Privacy Notice.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 18
This Site is not directed to, and REC Solar does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from, children under the age of 18. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under the age of 18 we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any personal information from or about a child under the age of 18, please contact us as described below.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
REC Solar reserves the right to update or change this Privacy Notice at any time. When we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will post the updated Privacy Notice on this Site and update the date on which this Privacy Notice was last updated. The date this Privacy Notice was last updated is at the top of this page. You are responsible for periodically reviewing this Site and this Privacy Notice to check for any updates or changes. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or our privacy practices, please contact us at:
REC Solar Commercial Corporation
Attn: Digital Privacy Team
3450 Broad Street, Suite 105
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401