We at Echelon Corporation and our affiliated companies worldwide ("Echelon") are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any Personal Information you share with us.
Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a home or other physical address, an e-mail address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. In general, you can visit Echelon's web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself. If you make certain purchases from Echelon on the web, or register new purchases with Echelon electronically, we may ask you to provide Personal Information.
NOTICE AND DISCLOSURE
Echelon collects and uses your Personal Information to provide you with the best possible service. We use your Personal Information to complete transactions, process payments, protect against credit card fraud and to communicate with you and provide you with information and updates regarding our products and services.
We may also provide Personal Information to our business partners who may have products and services that may be of interest to you, and who may use your Personal Information for marketing purposes.
Echelon will only transfer your Personal Information without your consent to third parties who are not bound to act on Echelon's behalf if such transfer is legally required, if necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Echelon, its customers and/or the public, or to Echelon's successors-in-interest.
You may choose whether or not to provide Personal Information to Echelon. If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of Echelon's web sites, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers and services that involve our interaction with you. If you choose to have a relationship with Echelon, such as a contractual or other business relationship or partnership, we will naturally continue to contact you in connection with that business relationship.
When we collect your Personal Information, we will provide a means for you to opt-out of Echelon's sharing your Personal Information with our business partners, and/or Echelon's use of your Personal Information for Echelon's marketing purposes.
Echelon is committed to maintaining the security of your Personal Information, and we take reasonable and appropriate precautions to protect the Personal Information that you share with us from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Some of our web pages utilize "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about web site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the web site.
Echelon is likewise committed to maintaining the accuracy of your Personal Information. You may view your Personal Information by going to http://www.echelon.com/support/downloads/account-profile/, and accessing your account. Should you discover inaccuracies in your Personal Information, or if you merely wish to update your Personal Information, you may send corrections and updates to Privacy@echelon.com. You may also contact us at the foregoing web address to request that we delete your Personal Information.