Privacy

Effective: January 1, 2008

This Privacy Policy (this "Policy") describes how BLUETECH, LLC, doing business as BlueVolt ("BlueVolt"), treats information collected from you at the BlueVolt web site (http://www.bluevolt.com) (the "Site") and how it uses and discloses such information.

We self-certify compliance with: Safe Harbor U.S. Department of Commerce
 

By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information in accordance with the terms of this Policy.  If you do not wish your information to be collected, used or disclosed in the manners described in this Policy, please do not access the Site or make use of BlueVolt's training services and related goods.

  • Types of Information.  BlueVolt may collect two types of information.

    • Aggregate Information.  For purposes of this Policy, information that is anonymous, aggregate information (such as pages visited on the Site, browser type, referring URL, IP address) will be referred to as "Aggregate Information."  Aggregate Information is not connected to you or to any other personally-identifiable information relating to you.
    • Personal Information.  For purposes of this Policy, personally-identifiable information that is connected to you or other personally-identifiable information relating to you, including, but not limited to your name, billing address, payment information, home address, electrical license information, telephone number, e-mail address, birth date, or gender, will be referred to as "Personal Information.
  • Children under 13.  BlueVolt complies with requirements of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC's Rule interpreting COPPA (16 CFR § 512).  The Site is not directed to children of any age and BlueVolt does not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under 13 years in any manner.

  • Use of Information.

    • Aggregate Information.  BlueVolt uses Aggregate Information only to generate statistical reports, such as reports about the use of the Site.  Such reports are used to make the Site better meet your needs or to allow BlueVolt to better conduct its business.
    • Personal Information.  BlueVolt uses Personal Information to fulfill your requests for certain products and services; to customize the content you see; and to contact you about specials and new products.  BlueVolt reserves the right to use an outside shipping company to ship orders and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services.  When BlueVolt uses third parties such as these to assist BlueVolt in processing your requests on the Site, BlueVolt requires that the third parties comply with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.  BlueVolt may also share Personal Information with third parties in limited circumstances, including when complying with legal process, preventing fraud or imminent harm, and ensuring the security of BlueVolt's network and services.
  • Disclosures of Information.

    • Personal Information.  BlueVolt does not sell, rent or share personally-identifiable information to or with any third party not affiliated with or owned by BlueVolt, except that BlueVolt may disclose such information to service providers who may assist BlueVolt in providing services to you or in such areas as data storage. BlueVolt will disclose your personal information to third parties when you give us permission to do so.
    • Aggregate Information.  Aggregate information is used solely for internal purposes to help BlueVolt improve its users' experience at the Site and to better provide its services to you.
    • Cookies.  BlueVolt may use "cookies" to recognize and count new visitors and to acquire Aggregate Information that lets BlueVolt analyze traffic patterns and tune the performance and functionality of the Site.  A cookie is a file that is placed on your hard drive when you visit a web site.  It contains specific information that allows the Site to "recognize" your computer the next time you visit.  The most important use for cookies is to eliminate the need for you to re-enter your information every time you visit the Site.  Most browsers accept cookies by default, but you can turn off cookies using your browser settings.  To learn how, see: for Microsoft Internet Explorer users, www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm; for Firefox users, http://mozilla.gunnars.net/firefox_help_firefox_cookie_tutorial.html.  If you turn off cookies, certain Site features may no longer work or may work differently.  Please note that when you accept a cookie from the Site, BlueVolt does not gain access to your hard drive or personal information other than the information you have provided to us.  BlueVolt does not provide cookie information to any third party.
    • Disclosure as Required by Law.  BlueVolt will disclose user Personal Information when required by law or if BlueVolt has a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on BlueVolt.
    • Business Transition.  In the event BlueVolt goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company or a sale of a portion of BlueVolt's assets, our customers' Personal Information may be part of the assets transferred.  Disclosure of users' Personal Information in such a situation, or in contemplation of such a situation, shall be deemed consistent with this Policy.  However, such a transfer may result in a change in this Policy, and you are advised and strongly encouraged to review this Policy frequently.
  • Links.  The Site contains or may contain links to other web sites.  BlueVolt is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other web sites.  This Policy applies solely to information collected by the Site.  BlueVolt encourages you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personally Information.

  • Security.  BlueVolt takes commercially-reasonable precautions to protect your information.  However, given the nature of the Internet and the fact that network security measures are not infallible, BlueVolt cannot guarantee the security of Personal Information submitted through the Site.  BlueVolt also makes an off-line effort to protect your Personal Information.  BlueVolt makes commercially-reasonable efforts to restrict access to Personal Information to employees who need the information to perform a specific job.  BlueVolt maintains commercially-reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the Personal Information BlueVolt collects.

  • Contacting, Updating and Opting Out.  You may use the contact information provided below to request a change in your Personal Information (such as address correction) or to have your Personal Information removed from BlueVolt's database.  BlueVolt will correct, update, or remove your Personal Information according to your request.  You may also use the contact information below if you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Policy or your dealings with the Site. BlueVolt Support support@BlueVolt.comSuite 208 2828 SW Corbett Ave. Portland, OR 97201 United States of America (503) 223-2583

  • U.S. - EU Safe Harbor Privacy Statement. For personal information of employees, consumers, healthcare professionals, medical research subjects and investigators, customers, investors, and gov- ernment officials that BlueVolt receives from the European Economic Area, BlueVolt has committed to handling such personal information in accordance with the Safe Harbor Principles. BlueVolt's Safe Harbor certification can be found at http:// web.ita.doc.gov/safeharbor/shlist.nsf/webPages/safe+harbor+list. For more information about the Safe Harbor Principles, please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce's Website at http://export.gov/safeharbor/

  • In compliance with the Safe Harbor Principles, BlueTech LLC commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. European Union citizens with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact BlueTechLLC at: 2828 SW Corbett Ave Portland OR 97201 (503) 223-2583 BlueTech LLC has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Safe Harbor Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by BlueTech LLC, you may contact the BBB EU SAFE HARBOR program at the address below: Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. BBB EU SAFE HARBOR 4200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 800 Arlington, VA 22203 Phone: 703-276-0100 Web: www.bbb.org/us/safe-harbor-complaints

  • Policy Changes.  BlueVolt reserves the right to make, at its sole discretion, any changes, modifications, additions or deletions to all or portions of this Policy at any time.  BlueVolt recommends that you review this Policy frequently.  If BlueVolt makes a material change to this Policy, BlueVolt will notify you by standard mail or e-mail, or by clear notice on BlueVolt's home page.  The changes will not be effective against you until the notice has been provided and you have assented to the change through continued use of the Site.

  • Traveling Beyond the BlueVolt Internet Portal.  As a trade-specific portal, this Site provides you with a doorway to the Internet.  When you travel beyond this Site, BlueVolt advises you to browse carefully.  This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that BlueVolt does not own or control, or to people that BlueVolt does not employ or manage.  BlueVolt recommends that you read the Federal Trade Commission reports and discussions regarding privacy and security located at:
    http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/privacy-identity.