Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

CCEC respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the personal information that you share with us. Generally, you can browse through our website without giving us any information about yourself. When we do need your personal information to provide services that you request, or when you choose to provide us with your personal information, this policy describes how we collect and use your personal information.

Collection of Online Personal Information
Online personal information is information about you that we collect in connection with providing a service to you, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, email address, a home, postal or other physical address, other contact information, title, gender, occupation, industry, personal interests or other information.
When you visit our website, information about your visit is automatically collected, including:

• The name of the Internet Service Provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to access our website
• The date and time you accessed our website
• The pages you accessed while at our website
• The IP address of the web site from which you linked to our website
• The type of internet browser and operating system used to access our website

Disclosure of Online Personal Information
We will not disclose online personal information about you, except to:

• Comply with applicable law or legal process, or as otherwise required by our articles of incorporation, bylaws or governing law
• Protect or defend the rights or property of CCEC.
• Act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety or property of users of CCEC services or members of the public.

Use of Online Personal Information
CCEC collects online personal information for purposes suitable or required for the carrying out of its business. Information about your visit to our website that is automatically collected is used to help improve the site, analyze trends and administer the site. CCEC will not sell, rent, loan, exchange or otherwise release your online personal information to nonaffiliated third parties without your consent.

Cookies
Cookies can be used to automatically log you in to your account information. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web server. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

We may use cookies to store your preferences and other information on your computer to save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Data Security
Your CCEC account information is password-protected for your privacy and security. CCEC safeguards the security of your data with technical, physical and administrative safeguards. In certain areas of our websites, CCEC uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to enhance the security of data transmissions. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit to us, so we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers and make sure you use a secure browser.

Children and Privacy
Our website does not target and is not intended to attract children under the age of 13. CCEC does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 or send them requests for personal information.

Third Party Sites
CCEC's website may contain links to other sites. CCEC does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for the privacy practices of websites operated by third parties that are linked to our site. Once you have left our website, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third-party website to determine how they will handle any information they collect from you.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
CCEC will amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will make that information available by posting a notice on this site.

Questions or Suggestions
If you have questions or concerns about our collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please email us at privacy@kwh.com.

This document was last updated February 22, 2007.