We may collect certain identifying information from or about you in connection with your use of or submissions to the Site (collectively, the “Collected Information”). For example, if you request information from us through the Site, you may submit your name and contact information, such as your email address, mailing address, or telephone number, to us. If you prepare or submit an application for a rebate or incentive from a Partner Company through the Site, you may also provide information like your utility account number or certain information regarding particular products or services you have purchased. If you inquire about or apply for a job with us through the Site, you may provide us with information on your, educational background, employment history, or overall compensation.
In addition, we may retain the content of, and metadata regarding, any correspondence you may have with us or our representatives, regardless of the mode of communication by which such correspondence was made. This information helps us to improve the Site and the online media, content, materials, opportunities, and services that we feature or describe on the Site, and to more effectively and efficiently respond to both current and future inquiries.
While some aspects of the Site may provide information that is intended for children, we do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal or identifying information from children. We strongly recommend that children get their parent’s or guardian’s consent before giving out any personal information. If you are under 18, you are not permitted to use our Site.
In addition to the uses mentioned or described above, or otherwise described in our EFI Terms and Conditions of Use, we use the information that you submit to us to accomplish the purpose for which it was submitted. For example, if you use the Site to prepare or submit an Application for a rebate or incentive from a Partner Company, we will use that information to process your Application, verify the information you provided, and if applicable, issue a rebate or incentive payment to you. We may also use the information that we collect from or about you to analyze and improve the content, features, materials and opportunities that we make available on the Site, to notify you of changes made to the Site or new opportunities made available on or through the Site, to evaluate your needs and customize the Site content delivered to you according to those needs, to send you promotional materials that you request from us, and for other legitimate and lawful business purposes. If you contact us for support or assistance, we may use information that you provide or that we collect about you or your system for purposes such as verifying whether your system meets the minimum requirements needed to use the Site and our various services.
In addition to the uses mentioned or described above, or otherwise described in our EFI Terms and Conditions of Use, in the course of conducting our business, we may, as appropriate, transfer Collected Information, whether solicited or unsolicited, to our offices throughout the world, catalog and add such Collected Information to our databases, and transmit such Collected Information to our affiliates and contractors and, to the extent necessary to accomplish the purpose for which information was submitted, to other third parties (e.g., to the applicable Partner Company that is offering the rebate or incentive for which you have prepared or submitted an Application).
When corresponding with EFI or our representatives, or when making a request for information or otherwise interacting with EFI or others through the Site, you choose what information to supply, what questions to pose and comments to make, whether you wish to receive further information, and by what method of communication such information should be delivered. Please take care to share only such information as is needed or that you believe is appropriate.
If you have any questions or suggestions about the Site, EFI, or our products, services, or privacy practices, please contact us at the numbers or address given below.
Energy Federation, Inc.
Attn: Information Security Officer
40 Washington St.
Westborough, MA 01581