What Personal Information Does HiGrid Display or Collect?
The information we gather from users enables us to personalize and improve our Services, and to allow our users to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users through our web sites. In connection with our web sites, we may request and display some personal information to other users and visitors of our web sites, which allows users to identify each other. We collect the following types of information from our users:
Personal Information You Provide to Us
Personal Information Collected Automatically
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with HiGrid.com or obtain Services from us. HiGrid automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, HiGrid cookie information, and the pages you requested and visited. Our persistent and session ID cookies provide data that HiGrid may use and analyze regarding the use of the HiGrid web sites and services available therein. Information collected may include but is not limited to web site traffic volume, frequency of visits, type and time of transactions, type of browser and operating system, etc. We also record the details of your transactions on our web sites.
Information Collected from E-mail Communications
We often receive a confirmation when you open an e-mail from HiGrid, if your computer supports this type of program. HiGrid uses this confirmation to help us make e-mails more effective and helpful.
Information Collected from Cookies
Affiliated Businesses We Do Not Control
We are affiliated with a variety of businesses and work closely with them. HiGrid may provide Services, or sell products jointly with its affiliated businesses. You can easily recognize when an affiliated business is associated with your transaction. We will share user information that is related to such transactions with that affiliated business.
We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and may need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples include sending email, analyzing data, and providing user services. Unless we tell you differently, HiGrid’s agents do not have any right to use the Personal Information we share with them, beyond what is necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information for the above purposes.
User profile information that you elect to make public, including User ID may be displayed to other users to facilitate user interaction within our web sites.
Communication in Response to User Submissions
As part of our web sites and Services, you may receive from HiGrid, or its agents, e-mail and other communication in response to communications you initiated with HiGrid. You acknowledge and agree that by initiating such communications, HiGrid and its agents may send you e-mail and other communications that they determine relate to your initial communications.
In some cases we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if HiGrid, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that HiGrid goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
Protection of HiGrid and Others
International Data Transfer
With Your Consent
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be given the option to prevent the sharing of this information.
Is Personal Information About Me Secure?
HiGrid is committed to handling your customer information with high security standards. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to Personal Information only for those employees of HiGrid who require it to fulfill their job responsibilities.
Your HiGrid account and Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to ensure that there is no unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and by limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
HiGrid endeavors to protect user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, HiGrid cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. For additional information about the security measures HiGrid uses in connection with our web sites, please contact us by visiting the “Contact Us” pages on our web sites.
Links to Other Sites
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post information to public areas on HiGrid web sites or any other public forums, such information can be accessed by the public.
Questions or Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy at Hi-Grid.com, please send a detailed message to info@HiGrid.com
Last Updated On 04 May, 2016