ONLINE PRIVACY – THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
The type of information we gather online falls into five general categories:
Online Order Information
Voluntary Registered Shopper Information
WHAT HAPPENS TO MY INFORMATION AFTER WE RECEIVE IT?
SSL protects information en route to us. THAWte certificate technology helps ensure that Silicon Solar is the actual recipient of this information. But we don’t stop there. We also work very hard to make sure the information you send us is stored and managed securely once we receive it. All data collected is stored on site and is protected by multiple levels of data and structural security.
ONLINE ORDER INFORMATION
If you choose to purchase products from any of Silicon Solar’s websites, we require the following information in order to fulfill your order:
Contact phone number (s)
Credit card account information or payment information.
We use this information to process your order and to make sure that it is delivered to you. Aggregated
order information is also used to track and analyze overall shopping trends, which allows Silicon Solar to improve product offerings and services to its members and customers. When you do a purchase on Silicon Solar website, you are automatically add into the opt-in of our Newsletter.
We request an e-mail address during the order process so that we can send an e-mail confirmation message acknowledging the receipt of your order. This message contains your name, address, Silicon Solar membership number (if applicable), the list of items you purchased, an order reference number, a confirmation of your shipping method, and the total amount of items requested. Please note that this confirmation e-mail does NOT contain your credit card number.
Links to or From Other Sites. Silicon Solar may provide links to websites outside of www.solarinnovationstore.com as an added convenience to the user. There are also affiliates that link to Siliconsolar.com. Any link included does not imply or convey endorsement of the other company or
organization, its site, or its products or services. Silicon Solar is not responsible for the privacy, terms
of use, or other policies of any other website.
ONLINE SECURITY STATEMENT
We understand that many consumers are concerned about Internet security. Silicon Solar employs
industry-leading technologies to store sensitive information and protect it while in transit over the
Internet. The following Security Statement describes the technologies we use and provides additional details about how we handle sensitive data like credit card information. We want you to be able to shop at Silicon Solar with complete confidence. If for any reason you feel uncomfortable shopping with us online.
THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE DATA
We work hard to protect the information that you send to us while it is in route to and from our sites. To
provide secure transmission, Silicon Solar employs Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL) on those pages that involve sensitive information such as credit card numbers. SSL, which is supported by a vast majority of Internet browsers available today, is the most commonly employed method of secure, encrypted communication used on the Internet.
We have also obtained THAWte digital security certificates for all of our websites. THAWte is an independent third party that authenticates the identity of others on the Internet. By registering with THAWte, we provide you a method of independently authenticating that the entity you are dealing with over the Internet is actually Silicon Solar.