iconHOMER Energy Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 15 June 2018 (Archive of previous versions)

This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") governs, among other things, the types of information collected about you when you visit or register on the HOMER Energy website at https://www.homerenergy.com and its subdomains, including but not limited to users.homerenergy.com, success.homerenergy.com, support.homerenergy.com, or any other site ending in “homerenergy.com” and microgridnews.com or microgridconference.com (collectively, the “Website”); how your information may be used and when it may be disclosed; and how your information is protected.This Privacy Policy incorporates by reference the HOMER Energy Terms of Use. In the event of any conflict between the Terms of Use and the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy shall govern. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time at the sole discretion of HOMER Energy.

1. Scope of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to information collected about you by or through the Website. This Privacy Policy does not cover any information collected through any other web site. Please note that the Website may contain links to other web sites not controlled or created by HOMER Energy. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites, and we recommend that you review the privacy policies of each web site that you visit.

2. Information Collected

Information you provide directly. Information you provide directly. You are not required to provide information about yourself in order to visit the Website. However, if you register to use the free Software on the Website or purchase a subscription to any of the Software on the Website, you will be required to provide us certain information about you and your organization, including:

Information we collect automatically. As you use the Services and the Website, we may collect or obtain certain information about you automatically, including:

If you provide information on behalf of someone else (or someone else provides information on your behalf), the person providing the information must have consent to do so from the person whose information is being provided. “Information” means data that can be used to distinguish or trace your identity, either alone or when combined with other information that is linked or linkable to you. Certain parts of the Services may be offered in conjunction with another company. If you provide information in such cases, both HOMER Energy and the other company(ies) may receive the information collected and use that information according to each company’s respective privacy policy and agreement with you.

3. Use of Information

HOMER Energy desires to provide the best possible services to all of its users, and uses your Information in order to deliver these services. Your Information may also be used for the following reasons:

Cookies. The Website uses cookies to help monitor the use of the Website so we can better understand what information is most valuable to our users and customers. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer that identifies your computer to whomever placed the cookies. We do not use tracking cookies. You may have choices about whether cookies and other similar technologies are placed on your computer or mobile device through your internet browser’s blocking features; however, some of the features of the Website may not work well if you block the use of cookies.

We use different technologies to process your Information for these purposes. We may combine the Information among different servers and across your devices for the purposes described above. We will ask for your consent before using your information for any purpose that is not discussed above or otherwise covered in this Privacy Policy.

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e will not sell, exchange, or transfer your data to any other company or third party except: (a) with your consent; (b) to provide and perform the services requested or to complete a transaction; or (c) for legal reasons, such as the disclosure is required by applicable law, regulation, legal process, an enforceable government request, to enforce the Terms of Use (including investigating potential violations), to detect, prevent and address fraud and/or security issues, or to protect against harm to users or the general public. We may also use a third-party to carry out certain services, such as credit card payment and website management. We will only share your Information as necessary for these limited purposes.

4. Disclosure of Information and Data Transfers

shareHOMER Energy may use servers located outside the United States, and your Information may be processed outside the country you are located. While data protection laws vary amount countries, we will apply the same protections described within this Privacy Policy regardless of where you are located, and where the processing occurs. We may share the information collected from you as follows:

5. Your Choices

You can visit and use the Website without directly providing any personal information; however, as described above, some information may automatically be collected or may be requested so you can take advantage of certain features. In addition, you must provide certain personal data in order to register for an account, purchase products, or use our Services.

You have rights concerning your Information. These rights include:

6. Protection of Information and Privacy by Design

We are committed to protecting your Information. We will store and process your Information only as necessary to provide our Services, and have adopted commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and alteration. Please note, however, that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of any Information you transmit to us. Some of the actions and safety measures we use to protect your Information include:

7. Privacy Protections for Children

The Website is intended for adults age 18 or older. Children under the age of 18 are not permitted to use the Website pursuant to our Terms of Use and we do not knowingly collect or store contact information about children under the age of 18.

8. User-Generated Content

Website users may in some instances submit their own content for potential use on the Website. Publication of such user-generated content on the Website is subject to our discretion and compliance with our Terms of Use; provided, however, that we are not obligated to review any such user-generated content. Please remember that any information you disclose becomes public information and exercise caution when deciding whether to disclose your contact, financial, or other personal information in a submission. We cannot prevent such information from being used by others in a manner that may violate this Privacy Policy, the law, or your personal privacy and safety.

9. Third Party Sites

When you select a link to a third party web site from the Website, you will be leaving Website. Any information that you disclose on the linked third party site will be governed by that site’s privacy policy and not by this Privacy Policy.

10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and service offerings. If we modify our Privacy Policy, we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this page and such changes will be effective upon posting. All prior versions of this Privacy Policy are accessible through the Archive link provided above.

11. Questions and Concerns

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the email address below and we will do our best to respond to your request within a reasonable period of time. You may also submit questions or comments using the postal address listed below:

HOMER Energy, LLC
Attn: Privacy Desk
1790 30th Street, Suite 100
Boulder, Colorado 80301
Telephone: +1-720-565-4046
Email: info@HOMERenergy.com