ONLINE PRIVACY – THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
The type of information we gather online falls into two general categories:
- Online Order Information
- Voluntary Registered Information
WHAT HAPPENS TO MY INFORMATION AFTER WE RECEIVE IT?
SSL protects information en route to us. THAWte certificate technology helps ensure that, Simplify Solar is the actual recipient of this information. But we don’t stop there. We also work very hard to make sure the information you send us is stored and managed securely once we receive it. All data collected is stored on site and is protected by multiple levels of data and structural security.
ONLINE ORDER INFORMATION
If you choose to purchase products from any of, Simplify Solar websites, we require the following information in order to fulfill your order:
- Contact phone number(s)
- Home address
- Email address
- Credit card account information or payment information (if paying by cash)
We use this information to process your order and to make sure that it is delivered to you. Aggregated order information is also used to track and analyze overall shopping trends, which allows Simplify Solar to improve product offerings and services to its members and customers.
We request an e-mail address during the order process so that we can send an e-mail confirmation message acknowledging the receipt of your order. This message contains your name, address Simplify Solar account information (if applicable), the list of items you purchased, an order reference number, a confirmation of your shipping method, and the total amount of items requested. Please note that this confirmation e-mail does NOT contain your credit card number.
ONLINE SECURITY STATEMENT
We understand that many consumers are concerned about Internet security. Simplify Solar employs industry-leading technologies to store sensitive information and protect it while in transit over the Internet. The following Security Statement describes the technologies we use and provides additional details about how we handle sensitive data like credit card information. We want you to be able to shop at Simplify Solar with complete confidence. If for any reason you feel uncomfortable shopping with us online please contact us for more information.
THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE DATA
We work hard to protect the information that you send to us while it is in route to and from our sites. To provide secure transmission, Simplify Solar employs Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL) on those pages that involve sensitive information such as credit card numbers. SSL, which is supported by a vast majority of Internet browsers available today, is the most commonly employed method of secure, encrypted communication used on the Internet.