Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. respects each individual’s right to personal privacy. We will collect and use information through our Web site only in the ways disclosed in this statement. This policy applies solely to activity at and information collected by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc.’s Web site.
This policy describes rights retained by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. in regard to content (“Rights Information”), and covers how Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. treats personal information that we collect and receive, including that related to your past use of our products and services (“Privacy Information”). Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. does not own or control, or to people that Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. does not employ or manage. In addition, certain associated companies such as [list] have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by at their individual web sites.
Further, this policy describes specific rights retained by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. for copyrighted materials and other intellectual properties contained within this site with regard to their protection.
Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. RIGHTS
Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. provides access to this site free of charge to provide information about Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc., its capabilities, products and services.
Copyright of all material on this site is owned by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. or its clients; copyright in the compilation of all materials on this site is owned by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. © 2008 Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc.. All rights reserved.
No materials on this site may be reproduced, altered or further distributed without Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc.’s prior written permission.
All trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos and trade styles on this site are owned by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. or its clients. Proper use is limited to use in connection with the products and services of the mark owner and no other use is permitted without the owner’s prior written permission.
In order to improve our business, Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. may buy or sell a company, or one or more of the companies in our corporate family may merge with or be acquired by another company. If we sell a business, we would probably transfer some or all of your information as a part of the sale, in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice, through our Web site, of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
We may also release information when we believe it is necessary and appropriate to comply with applicable laws or to protect the rights, property or safety of Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc., our employees, customers, Web site visitors, or others.
It is the policy of Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. not to accept or consider any kind of unsolicited creative, production-related ideas or other materials of related to our products or services.
We will not consider unsolicited suggestions or ideas because of the potential misunderstandings that may result. Please do not send any such materials for any reason.
If you submit ideas or other materials of any kind, please be advised that all such remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information submitted to Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. will become our permanent property. We will not be required to treat any unsolicited submission as confidential, and will not be liable for any use of it inside or outside of Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc., and will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. projects, products, or improvements.
Without limitation, Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to any and all unsolicited submissions of any kind, and will be entitled to use the said materials for any purpose without compensation to any other person creating or sending said materials.
GENERAL INFORMATION COLLECTION
We collect information and use it to keep you informed about Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc., and to make your visit to our site as useful and informative as possible.
We are committed to safeguarding all personally identifiable information we obtain about site visitors, whether internal or external. The only personally identifiable information we collect via electronic mail, or our web site is (1), that which is voluntarily provided by our visitors, and (2), that which is generally found within the user’s browser, for purposes of identification.
TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. collects information through our Web site at several points. We collect the following information about primary visitors: .
We collect the following general data that is not personally identifiable information: address and contact information. We collect demographic data in order to provide more useful web content.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. For example, our Web site may automatically recognize the domain name of the Web site, or the advertisement, which you clicked-through to reach our site (for example, aol.com, if you are connecting from an America Online account), but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web site. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
INFORMATION COLLECTION METHODS
We collect this information through registration forms, clickstream tracking, and automatic logging files. The information is collected both voluntarily and involuntarily. To receive our products and services, collecting contact information is mandatory.
INFORMATION PURPOSE AND DISSEMINATION
Tracking information is collected and analyzed so that we may improve our service offerings to our users. This tracking information is kept confidential. We will share personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when one or more of the following conditions apply:
- We have your consent to share the information;
- We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested;
- We need to send the information to companies who work on our behalf to provide a product or service to you. Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us;
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; or
- We find it necessary to protect and defend our legal rights or property.
In keeping with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. also will not contact children under age 13 for marketing purposes without a parent's permission. We also do not ask a child under age 13 for more personal information, as a condition of participation, than is reasonably necessary to participate in a given activity or promotion.
SPECIFIC INFORMATION USAGE
The information collected by Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. will be used for contacting site users. Users who provide information may receive services, email announcements or advertisements.
If problems arise, users may contact Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. by mail, phone, and email.
Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. takes appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
REVIEWING, UPDATING OR REMOVING YOUR INFORMATION
Links on this site are developed by people over whom Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. exercises no control. These other sites may place their own cookies on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information.
Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. presents links in a format that enables us to understand whether they have been followed. We provide this information to enhance this site’s usefulness to visitors.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us any time at:
Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc.
5900 Mayfair Road
North Canton, Ohio 44720
PO Box 2109
North Canton, Ohio 44720-0109
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, in the United States of America, regardless of where the user is based. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Stark County, Ohio, U.S.A., and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Knox Energy Cooperative Association Inc. can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.