When you use the "Get a quote" service to receive price quotes from our network of residential solar photovoltaic installers, you are asked to provide the following personally identifiable information:
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Solar Nerd's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
The Solar Nerd collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
The Solar Nerd may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Solar Nerd and its affiliates.
The Solar Nerd may sell, rent, or lease customer information to third parties when you use the "Get a quote" service to request price quotes from our network of residential solar photovoltaic installers.
The Solar Nerd may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Solar Nerd or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Solar Nerd; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Solar Nerd, or the public.
The Solar Nerd may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Solar Nerd, in order to determine what The Solar Nerd services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Solar Nerd to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Solar Nerd. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the The Solar Nerd website.
The Solar Nerd website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Solar Nerd pages, or register with The Solar Nerd site or services, a cookie helps The Solar Nerd to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same The Solar Nerd website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the The Solar Nerd features that you customized.
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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the The Solar Nerd services or websites you visit.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
The Solar Nerd secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Solar Nerd uses the following methods for this purpose:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
The Solar Nerd does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
You will be able to connect your The Solar Nerd account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR SOLAR NERD ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. If you would like to disconnect your Solar Nerd account from third-party authentication providers, go to your Account page and select "Delete My Account".
From time to time, The Solar Nerd may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from The Solar Nerd or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Solar Nerd, you may opt out of such communications by To unsubscribe from promotional emails, simply click the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email..
The Solar Nerd welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Solar Nerd has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Solar Nerd at:
The Solar Nerd LLC
725 Hertel Ave
Buffalo, New York 14207
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective as of January 21, 2019