WorldWide Electric respects your privacy. Any information that can be used to identify you will be used only in accordance with this Policy. WorldWide Electric may share customer information with its subsidiaries, affiliates and any agents. However, it will not share your information with nonaffiliated third parties for third party marketing purposes.
We will update this Policy when we adjust our procedures to protect your information. Before these changes go into effect, we will post the updated Policy, along with an effective date for the new Policy. Once we alter the Policy, continued use of the Site, or continued interaction with WorldWide Electric other than through the Site, will be governed by the updated Policy.
About Your Use of this Site
Automatic Information Collection As is customary for websites, the Site will collect information, including technical and routing information about your computer or device, without you being prompted. This may include geolocation data and Internet or other electronic network activity such as device identifiers and advertising identifiers. We use this information to optimize our Site for our users’ use. If, however, you choose to browse the Internet anonymously, we will not collect technical or routing information about your computer or device.
Children Under the Age of 13
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. Our Site is not directed at persons under the age of 13 and should not be used by them. In no event should children under the age of 13 provide any personal information through our Site. More information about the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and how it protects children who use the Internet may be found at www.ftc.gov.
About the Data We Collect Generally
Other Information We Collect
As part of our services, when you visit our Sites, our server automatically collects certain browser or device-generated information, including but not limited to: web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the browser type, the browser language, and a timestamp for the request. We may de-identify and aggregate certain data we collect such that the data no longer identifies or can be linked to a particular visitor to our Site in order to analyze trends and make improvements to our websites to provide you with optimal online experiences with us. The chart below gives you more information about the types of data we collect about you generally, both online and offline, why we collect it, how we share it, and why we share it.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
We do not sell your personal information. We may use (and, where specified, share) your personal information for the following purposes:
Communication When you contact us, we may use personal information (like your email address) to reply and provide you with the services or information you requested. For example, WorldWide Electric may send you receipts, purchase orders, promotional emails relating to WorldWide Electric or other third parties WorldWide Electric feels you would be in, or communicate with you about your use of the Site. WorldWide Electric Corporation may also use technology to alert us via a confirmation email when you open an email from us. You can modify your email notification preferences by clicking the appropriate link included in the footer of email notifications. If you do not want to receive email from WorldWide Electric, please opt out of receiving emails at the bottom of any WorldWide Electric emails. We also may use your personal information to collect feedback on our Site, services, and policies.
Site Improvement We reserve the right to use your personal information and browsing behavior to personalize our Site and improve the overall user experience. We also may use personal information to evaluate response rates or gauge the usability of the Site.
Protect Content In order to stop malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity from occurring on our Site, we may use identifying information to monitor users’ behavior on the Site. Our attempts to prevent malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal Internet activity may cause some users to be suspended from the Site and its features.
Provide Services, Honor Warranties, Issue Recalls When you contact us for products or service, we collect information, such as your name, address, and telephone number, as well as your company name and return email addressJanuary, in order to provide you with services you request, honor warranties for products purchased by you, or otherwise issue recalls in relation to those products, where appropriate.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request and obtain information about, or copies of, your personal information that we process, where we obtained your information, the business or commercial purpose for collecting your information, and the third parties with whom your information is shared. Lastly, you may ask us to delete personal information that we have collected from you, depending on the situation and applicable laws.
California Data Rights
Residents of California may have the following rights with respect to their personal information, in certain circumstances:
- The right to know the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you in the last 12 months, the sources from which the personal information was collected, and the business purpose for collecting such information;
- The right to know whether and how we sell or disclose your personal information, to whom we sell or disclose your personal information and the categories of personal information sold or disclosed, and the business purpose for selling or disclosing your personal information;
- The right to request a copy of the specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you in the last 12 months;
- The right to request that we not sell your personal information;
- The right to request that we delete the personal information that we have collected from you, in certain circumstances; and
- The right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of your privacy rights.
Upon receipt of a request to exercise your rights, we may request additional information in order to verify your identity. You may also be required to confirm your identity under relevant law or regulation. To the extent possible, we will utilize information already in our possession to verify your identity. Any information you provide in connection with such verification will be deleted as soon as practicable following your request and not used for any other purpose.
You may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. If you submit a request through an authorized agent, we may require that the authorized agent provide proof that the authorized agent has been authorized by you to act on your behalf and may still require you to verify your identity in accordance with the above and directly confirm that you provided the authorized agent with permission to submit the request.
You have the right to not be discriminated against for exercising any of your rights under CCPA. For example, WorldWide Electric will not deny you goods or services; charge different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties; provide a different level or quality of goods or services to you; suggest that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
California law permits consumers who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information, if any, we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes within the immediately preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information for these purposes within the immediately preceding calendar year.
If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to:
WorldWide Electric Corporation Attn: Legal Department 3540 Winton Place Rochester, NY 14623
The chart below summarizes our practices in relation to your personal information over the preceding 12 months.
|Category of Information Collected||Source of Information||Purpose for Collection||Third Parties to whom Information is Disclosed and Specific Purpose for Disclosure|
|Identifiers, such as real name, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, e-mail address, account name or other similar identifiers.||You, your company, and/or your use of our Site||To contact you; provide you or your company, or other WorldWide Electric clients with products, services, or information you or your company request; or to make our products and services better||DDI (order processing and customer resource management platform), E-2 (order processing and customer resource management platform), Epicor Prophet 21 (order processing and customer resource management platform), Google Analytics (traffic analysis, SEO optimization), Constant Contact (mailing list management), HotJar (anonymous user behavior metrics), Facebook Pixel and Facebook Signal (traffic analysis), DoubleClick.net (advertising network), and LinkedIn Insights (traffic analysis)|
|Other identifiers such as signature, telephone number, credit card number, or debit card number||You, your company, and/or your use of our Site||See above||See above|
|Commercial information, including records of products or services purchased, obtained or considered||You, your company, and/or your use of our Site||See above||See above|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with the Site, an application, or advertisement||You, your company, and/or your use of our Site||See above||See above|
|Inferences we draw from any of the information identified above to create a profile about you reflecting your preferences||You, your company, and/or your use of our Site||See above||See above|
We may need to disclose your personal information occasionally. Most of our disclosures are necessary to complete a transaction or provide the information or service you have requested. In addition to this, we may disclose your information if needed to comply with a court order, law, legal proceeding, or request from the government. We also reserve the right to disclose your information if we have the reasonable belief that such disclosure is fundamental to the safety of individuals associated with WorldWide Electric or others unaffiliated with the company, or to report or investigate fraud or a crime.
WorldWide Electric considers the protection of personal information a high priority. To protect the confidentiality of your personal information, we use technology to update and test our computer networks regularly. Our goal is to ensure we maintain commercially reasonable standards to secure your privacy.
Virus Protection We use computer anti-virus software that is designed to detect and prevent computer viruses from entering our computer network system.
Firewalls We use a specially programmed computer system that stands between WorldWide Electric and the Internet. It is a security measure used by many companies to prevent unauthorized access by individuals or computer networks.
Continual Monitoring We continually monitor for attempts to bypass or penetrate beyond our security perimeter.
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If you have any questions or concerns about this Policy, or how WorldWide Electric protects your personal information, please feel free to contact [email protected]
This policy was last updated on January 28, 2022.