Information we collect
We use temporary and permanent cookies to enhance your experience of our Apple Energy products and services. Temporary cookies will be removed from your computer each time you close your browser. By selecting ‘keep me signed-in’ option in Apple Energy products and services, a permanent cookie will be stored in your computer and you will not be required to sign-in by providing complete login information each time you return to our website. If you have turn cookies off, you may not be able to use registered areas of the website. We tie cookie information to your email address when you elect to remain logged in so as to maintain and recall your preferences within the website.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Apple Energy and our partners [such as reseller partner]. affiliates, or service providers [such as analytics service providers]. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking user’s movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
Behavioral Targeting/ Re-Targeting
We partner with third parties to manage our advertisements on other sites. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If applicable and if you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertisements.
However, you will continue to receive generic advertisements on other websites that display advertisements.
Aggregated Personal Data
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Apple Energy products and services, Apple Energy often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the personal data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Apple Energy may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Apple Energy may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
You can log in to our site using federated authentication providers such as Facebook, Google. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information
We post user testimonials on our website.These testimonials may include names and other personal information and we acquire permission from our users prior to posting these on our website. Apple Energy is not responsible for the personal information users elect to post within their testimonials.
Your usage details such as time, frequency, duration and pattern of use, features used and the amount of storage used will be recorded by us in order to enhance your experience of the Apple Energy products and services and to help us provide you the best possible service.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
You can visit the services without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain Apple Energy products and services or features.
Apple Energy is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Investigation of Illegal Activity
Third-Party Service Integration
Our service allows you to integrate and create commands for various online third-party services (“Third-Party Services”). In order to take advantage of this feature, you may need to authenticate, register for or log into Third-Party Services through the service or on the websites of their respective providers. When you enable linking between or log in to Third-party Services through the Service, we will collect relevant information necessary to enable the service to access that Third-Party Services and your data and content contained within that Third-Party Service (“Login Credentials”). We store your login credentials long enough to enable linking to the Third-Party Service.
We may retain certain personally non-identifiable information related to the data or content linked between Third-Party Services (for example- date sent, link configuration, names of the Third-Party Services), for the purpose of improving our services and as described below in the “Non-Identifiable Data” section.
Links to Other WebSites
Apple Energy takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the services from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the services may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Apple Energy via the internet.
Notification of Changes
Other Terms; Contacting Apple Energy
All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms of Services will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of a court of competent jurisdiction located in Wilmington, Delaware, and each party irrevocably consents to such personal jurisdiction and waives all objections to this venue.