We are committed to protecting online user privacy. In order to ensure your privacy, information we collect is used only in the manner and for the purposes described below.

This “Privacy Policy” discloses the privacy practices governing our knowing collection, use, and disclosure of information. Capitalized terms shall have the meaning designated in the eSolar Terms of Service located at http://www.esolar.com/legal/terms.html, unless specifically defined in this Privacy Policy. All references herein to “we” or “us” refer to eSolar, Inc. (“eSolar”). All references to the “site” refer to our website located at http://www.esolar.com.

Children’s Privacy Policy

Our Site is not directed towards children 13 years of age or under and we do not knowingly collect any information from children 13 years of age or under through the Site.

What We Collect and How We Use It
Personally Identifiable Information

Although you may generally use our site without providing us with any personally identifiable information, for some site applications or services, we may collect certain types of personally identifiable information, including: name, postal address, e-mail addresses, birth date, and phone number. This type of information is only collected from you voluntarily; we will never gather or store such information without your knowledge and consent. Examples of where we might gather such information from you: when you sign up to receive e-mail updates or newsletters about the site, our products, or services; to allow you to register or update your individual profile on the site; to help personalize the site for you; or to allow you to provide feedback, or ask a question. In some situations, you will need to provide some or all of the above-described personally identifiable information in order for certain personalized features of the site to function properly (e.g., company and product email alerts).

We may use such information to contact you about our products, company or other related marketing or promotional purposes.

We do not share personally identifiable information collected at this site with third parties, except for the limited instances noted below. The exceptions are:

We may on occasion combine information we receive with outside records or site usage information to enhance our consumer profiles for our own marketing and development purposes (in accordance with this Privacy Policy).

Cookie/Tracking Technology

This site may use cookie and tracking technology. A “Cookie,” is a tiny file that your browser places on your computer’s hard drive, which acts to identify your computer. Cookie and cookie tracking technology is useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site, and understanding how visitors use the site. Cookies can also help tailor the site to visitors’ needs and help customize the site for visitors. For example, we may use cookies to store your site preferences, usage patterns, and other information so that the site will function better for you on subsequent visits. The site may also use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and for other similar purposes. Personally identifiable information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information (as discussed above), cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregated cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties. If you choose to reject the site’s cookies, some areas of the site may not function properly or may not be accessible.

Automatically Collected Log Information

In addition to the information discussed above, when you visit the site we may collect and store the following information in our logs for each browser request. We may use such information for development and marketing purposes (we will not use IP addresses externally except as set forth above):

Information Processing

We process information on our servers in the United States of America and in other countries. In some cases, we process personal information on a server outside your own country. We may process personal information to provide our own services. In some cases, we may process personal information on behalf of and according to the instructions of a third party, such as our advertising partners, provided that we will not reveal such information except in accordance with this privacy policy.Information Processing

Demographic Information and Surveys and Polls

We may ask for demographic or profile (age, gender, household, interests, etc.) information in a survey/poll or at registration. This information is used to assist us in tailoring the site, our communications, and our services and products to visitors and consumers. We may share aggregated demographic and survey information, as opposed to individual information, with third parties. You always have the option of not responding to any questionnaire, survey, or poll.

Security, Opting Out, and Access to Information

eSolar uses commercially reasonable efforts to keep personally identifiable information secure. Only authorized eSolar employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information and only to help eSolar administer its promotional programs and the site.

If you have signed up to receive newsletters and email from us, we will make every effort to have all such communications allow you to opt-out of further such communications. To unsubscribe from our mailing list(s), please email customerservice@esolar.com.

If enabled on the site, you may visit your account settings page to delete your account and/or information. You can also contact us at customerservice@esolar.com to request deletion of your account and/or information. Please note that any information that we have may remain in back-up storage for some period of time after your deletion request. This may be the case even though no information about your account remains in our active user databases. Also please note that log files are not affected by account deletion requests.

General

Third party Internet sites accessible through hyperlinks from this site have their own privacy practices, and eSolar has no responsibility or liability for these independent practices. Please review their privacy practices for yourself.
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy periodically. Any amendments made to this Privacy Policy will be considered effective ten (10) days after the amendments are posted on the site.

Contact Information

If Users have any questions about our services or Privacy Policy, please contact eSolar, Inc., 3355 West Empire Avenue, Suite 200, Burbank, CA 91504 USA.

Users may also email info@esolar.com with questions about our Privacy Policy or with questions about our services.

Last Update: March 7, 2007