Thank you for visiting the U.S. Light Energy (“USLE”) website. This website is designed to make it easier and more efficient for landowners, individuals, and businesses alike to interact with USLE. Your privacy is important to U.S. Light Energy. USLE recognizes that it is critical for individuals and businesses to be confident that their privacy is protected when they visit the U.S. Light Energy website.
For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information concerning an individual person and/or a corporate entity by which because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that individual or business. USLE only collects personal information about you when you provide that information voluntarily by completing a land or rooftop lease form, completing a contact me or schedule a consultation request form, or by sending an e-mail.
Information Collection and Use
When you use the Site, you may be asked to provide information and/or voluntarily provide same that we collect and store in a way that allows us to relate it to you personally, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and owned property information. Any PII you submit to the Site is used only to provide you with information on our products and services and/or to service your account.
During your visit to this website, you may voluntarily complete a lease form, contact us form, schedule a consultation form and/or send an email to USLE. Your information, as described above, and the contents of your message will be collected and used to respond to you, to provide you with follow-up information, to improve this Site, or to forward your information to another department, other than Sales and Marketing, for follow-up to your initial inquiry.
We may also use service providers to facilitate our services or platform functions on our behalf. Non-affiliated companies and individuals that assist USLE in providing services to you are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent they receive it and to use your PII only in the course of providing such services and only for the purposes that we dictate.
In the event that U.S. Light Energy, or all or some of our business, stock, or assets, are acquired by or merged with or into another entity, we may share all or some of your information with this entity to continue to provide services to you. You will receive a notice of such an event occurs. If the new entity wishes to make additional use of your information, you may decline such use at such time.
Information Automatically Collected When You Visit this Website
When visiting this website USLE automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:
(i) The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used, but not the e-mail address. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer;
(ii) The type of browser and operating system you used;
(iii) The date and time you visited this site;
(iv) The web pages or services you accessed at this site;
(v) The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site;
(vi) The web site you visit as you leave this web site; and
(vii) If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.
None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information.
The information that is collected automatically is used to improve this website’s content and to help USLE understand how users are interacting with the website, also known as Aggregate Information (“AI”). In addition to the information you provide to us, we may collect information about you through technology. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users, and to improve the utility of the material available on the website. The Site may use technical methods to track and analyze the Site traffic patterns on, to and from the Site. We may collect the information from the use of these technical methods in a form that is personally identifiable. If we use such data at all, it will be on an AI basis and we will not disclose to third parties any information that could be used to identify you personally. Additionally, the information is not collected for nor is USLE authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected from the website for commercial marketing purposes.
To better serve you, we use “session cookies” to enhance or customize your visit to this website. Session cookies can be created automatically on the device you use to access this website. These session cookies do not contain personal information and do not compromise your privacy or security. We may use the cookie feature to store a randomly generated identifying tag on the device you use to access this website. A session cookie is erased during operation of your browser or when your browser is closed.
Using the settings of your Internet browser, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is set, or delete cookies that have already been set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, however, if you choose to turn off cookies, you may not have access to many features that optimize your browsing of our Site, and some of our services may not function properly. You may at any time delete any cookies set by using the relevant option of your Internet browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. The site www.allaboutcookies.org includes instructions for managing cookies on many commonly used Internet browsers, or you may consult the vendor documentation for your specific software.
Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Website
The collection of information through this website and the disclosure of that information are subject to the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act. USLE will only collect personal information through this website or disclose personal information collected through this website if the user has consented to the collection or disclosure of such personal information. Participation in an online transaction resulting in the disclosure of personal information to USLE by the user, whether solicited or unsolicited, constitutes consent to the collection and disclosure of the information by USLE for the purposes reasonably ascertainable from the nature and terms of the transaction.
However, USLE may collect or disclose personal information without user consent if the collection or disclosure is: (1) made pursuant to a court order or by law; (2) for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (3) of information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify any particular person.
Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected through this website is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.
U.S. Light Energy may disclose personal information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce USLE’s rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to USLE’s information technology assets or against other inappropriate use of this website.
This site is operated and controlled by U.S. Light Energy in the United States, and the content provided in or accessible through the Site is, unless otherwise specified, directed at residents of the United States. We make no claims, representations, or warranties that the content or the Site, or that the transactions, products, or services discussed on or accessible through the Site, are available or appropriate for sale or use outside the United States.
Access to the Site from countries or territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. Those who access the Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, rules and regulations.
Our databases are located in the United States. By sending us your data, you consent to its transfer to and storage within the United States.
Confidentiality, Integrity, and Security of Personal Information Collected
No data transmission over the Internet can be 100% secure, therefore U.S. Light Energy cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information submitted on the Site. However, we endeavor to protect your PII using technical, administrative, and physical methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including firewalls. We will not be responsible or liable for any damages, losses, or causes of action arising out of or in connection with the disclosure of your PII.
Your use of this Site and use or reliance upon any of the content is solely at your own risk.
Limitations of Liability
In no event shall U.S. Light Energy, its affiliates or their respective officers, directors, managers, partners, members, shareholders, employees, affiliates and agents be liable to any party for any claims, liabilities, losses, costs, or damages under any theory, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of in connection with any access, use (or inability to use) or distribution of the Site, or any content therein, including those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, worm, line failure or other computer malfunction, or unauthorized interception of data or communications. This is true even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses. You understand and agree that your use of this Site is predicated upon your waiver of any right to sue us directly or to participate in a suit for any losses or damages resulting from your use of this Site.
Although this Site is not targeted toward children, we are concerned about the safety and privacy of children who use the Internet. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, if a child under 13 has provided PII to us through the Site without verifiable parental consent, a parent or guardian may inform us at the address for legal notices above, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete it from our files.