Privacy Policy

We appreciate the trust you place in Home Energy and are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information.  This privacy policy describes the information we collect and how we use it.  It was last updated on on September 6, 2011.

Information We May Collect
We may collect the following information:
Email Address
Mailing Address
Telephone Number
Transaction Information
Credit Card Information
Marketing Information

in the course of you:

Placing an order directly from our website
Downloading files from our website
Posting comments to our website
Posting content to our website
Inquiring about our services
Signing up for our newsletter or ezine
Participating in a market survey
Responding to ads served on our website

We will maintain the data you provide to us in a secure database.  We may also gather information about how you navigate through our website and visit other sites to which we have links using "cookies" and/or other on line tracking tools.

How We Use this Information
Our goal is to provide you with current and accurate information about trends, new technology and quality products in the home energy metering market.  Feedback about which portions of our site are providing the most value to our visitors will help us to determine where to expand and enrich future content of the site.

We may use the information you provide us to notify you by email when new content or products become available on our website or to follow up on products you have ordered or downloaded. We may also use this information to perform a market survey to seek your review of products or downloads.  If you wish to opt-out of this communication you may simply contact us and express your preference.  Any regular correspondence we send to you will always contain an opt-out option.

Information You Supply to Linked Sites
Due to our affiliate relationship with other sites, please be advised that personal and credit card information you provide during a purchasing transaction with those sites is subject to their specific privacy policy.  Please read the privacy policy associated with each of those sites to know exactly how your your information will be treated.

As a footnote, please know that we do review the privacy policy of any site with which we are affiliated with to confirm that it is appropriately worded to protect your personal information.

Shared Information and Your Privacy Rights
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to other outside parties any of your personal information.  We may contract with other companies to provide certain services, such as credit card processing, shipping, name and address verification, email distribution, market research and promotions management.

These companies are provided with only with the information they need to perform their services.  We work closely with them to ensure that your privacy is respected and protected.  These companies are prohibited by contract from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than UtilEcon Services, LLC, the parent company of this web site.