This page describes how this website and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) manages personal information about: visitors to this website; those who sign up to receive communication materials; and those who, contact us by mail, phone or email. NEEA does not sell or rent their mailing lists.
If you visit our Website to browse, read, or download information, we automatically collect and store the:
- name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet • Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using
- browser software you use and your operating system
- date and time you access our sites, and
- the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our sites
We use this information as anonymous aggregate data to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our sites and to help us make our sites more useful. We do not use this information to track or record information about individuals. We do not use "cookies" or tracking mechanisms that collect personally identifying information on our sites. A "cookie" is a small text file that a website can place on your computer's hard drive in order to collect information about your activities on a site.
NEEA has a strict no-spam policy. Email addresses of those who send spam through our website are automatically linked to the sender’s numerical Internet Protocol address. We then use this information to take appropriate action against the sender. "Spam" generally refers to unwanted advertising emails.
If we are required by law to disclose any information that you have submitted, we will attempt to notify you (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made in order to give you an opportunity to object to the disclosure. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if you have given us an email address or by postal mail if you have entered a postal address. We will independently object to overly broad requests for access to information about users of our site. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information.