ESI HEATING AND COOLING
Last Updated: June 19, 2014
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
2.1 Registration Data
When you sign up for the Services and access the Site, we request and collect information, like your username, password, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, address and postal code. We may also collect information you voluntarily add to your profile, such as your profile picture, mobile phone number and mobile service provider. We may store this information so that it can be used for the purposes explained in Section 3.
2.2 Usage, Log Data & Cookies
2.3 Other Services
2.4 Payment Data
2.5 Sweepstakes, Contests, & Surveys
3. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
4. HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may share the information we collect, including your personal information, as follows:
4.1 Communicating Within the ESIHEATING.COM Site
The Site and Services may include a social service which offers many ways to find, enjoy, and share content, and we enable and encourage users to explore who else is using the Site and the Services and their public profiles. Most of your ESIHEATING.COM information is or may be publicly available to others by default, such as your name and/or username, profile picture, type of subscription (if any), your relationships and your activity, including the transportation services that you use, third party applications you add or use and user content you post, upload and/or contribute to the Site. Your activity on the Site may automatically appear in the activity feed of friends and users who may follow you or the content on your ESIHEATING.COM profile.
ESIHEATING.COM may use your public information to promote the Site and the Services and to help others find and follow you and/or your ESIHEATING.COM profile content, including, without limitation, through Other Integrated Services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Google Plus. We may sell your information to third party marketing companies, subject to applicable laws.
4.2 Sharing with Third Party Services
If you connect your ESIHEATING.COM account to a third party service, the default setting may allow ESIHEATING.COM to automatically share your activity and activity-related stories with that service, including the outside third party services that you use. You understand that such information may be attributed to your account on such third party services and may be published on such service.
ESIHEATING.COM may also enable you to share a particular item of content with third party services or other ESIHEATING.COM users. Please note that sharing of such content on a third party service may be posted as activity on the Site, regardless of your account settings. To share an individual item of content to a third party service, you’ll be prompted to enter your access credentials for that third party service. ESIHEATING.COM may store your username and an access token or similar credentials obtained from the third party service, so that you are able to share particular items of content, on that third party service, on an individual basis, without entering your access credentials again.
4.3 Sharing with Third Party Applications
To personalize your experience, we may share some information we have collected about you with providers of third party applications, such as high-level geographic information, your transportation preferences, settings and technical data. However, we take precautions to prohibit third party application providers from attempting to identify you by using the information we provide to them or by collecting additional information without your consent.
Please note that if you:
1. actively choose to provide third party applications with additional information, such as by visiting a third party application (which enables collection of your IP address), dragging and dropping information from the Site into a third party application, or allowing us to share precise geographic data which third party application providers request from us; or
2. consent to collection of additional information about you by a third party application provider when you for example register with or log in to the third party application,
4.4 Service Providers and Others
4.5 Other Sharing
In addition to the above, we may also share your information with third parties for the following limited purposes:
1. to allow a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets;
4. to inform business partners about use of the Site and/or the Services and products and services made available through the Site, in the form of aggregated statistics or otherwise in a format which does not reveal your identity; and
5. if you otherwise expressly opt in to such sharing.
You understand and agree that the privacy policies of third parties will govern all use of information that we provide to them.
5. YOUR PREFERENCES
Through your account settings on the Site, you may be able to choose which communications you receive from us, manage your public information, and set your sharing preferences. However, please note that it may not be possible to make certain information private on the Site, including your name and/or username, profile picture, and other basic information. Such information and other information which are set to “public” in your settings may be used, re-shared or linked to by others on the Site or others across the web, so please use Site carefully and manage your account settings regularly. Remember that if you make profile content private, others who already subscribe to or otherwise have the details of such content may still have access to it. Also keep in mind that content added to your profile may include personal information, such as username, which could enable other persons to find you in the Site or other services.
To change, customize, or limit access to or sharing of information collected from other third party services, please visit your account settings on that service.
We may display advertisements from third parties and other content which links to third party websites. We cannot control or be held responsible for third parties’ privacy practices and content. Please read their privacy policies to find out how they collect and process your personal information.
We are committed to protecting our users’ information. Your password protects your user account, so you should use a unique and strong password, limit access to your computer and browser, and sign off after having used the Site. While we take reasonable data protection precautions, no security measures are completely secure, and we do not guarantee the security of user information at any time.
The Site and Services are not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, do not use the Site and do not provide any personal information to us. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete it.
9. ACCESSING AND UPDATING USER INFORMATION
You can access and amend some of the information we keep on you through your settings. To learn more about the information we store about you, please contact us at [email protected] We will respond within a reasonable period of time upon verification of your identity.
10. CONTACT US
12. INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES & SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
Like many websites, we employ “cookies” in certain areas of the Site to allow us to make your online experience more convenient. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer, mobile phone, or other device when you visit a website. The cookie will help website providers to recognize your device the next time you visit their website. There are other similar technologies such as pixel tags, web bugs, web storage and other similar files and technologies that can also do the same thing as cookies. ESIHEATING.COM uses the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to cookies and all such similar technologies that collect information in this way.
Manage Your Preferences
We may use third party services to track activity related to the Site, including, without limitation, the third party service Google Analytics, e.g. by placing cookies. If you don’t want any information to be collected and used by a third party service such as Google Analytics, you can install an opt-out in your web browser.
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