Your privacy is important to us, and we take every possible step to protect your privacy and ensure that any personal information you give us is protected and only used for the prescribed purpose.

This page outlines what information may be collected through exploringgreentechnology.com and how such information is used. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us through the contact page.

What personal information do we collect?

Personal information refers to your name, email address, or passwords that you may use when setting up a login, signing up for email newsletters, commenting on articles, or contacting us.

Any information you enter will only ever be used for the stated purpose and will never be sold to a third party.

Contact forms: When visitors contact exploringgreentechnology.com through the online contact form, they are required to enter a valid email address. This email address is only ever used to reply to your enquiry and is never used for any marketing or ulterior pupose.

Account logins: From time to time we may offer free reports or other resources, for which you are asked to create an account login; including an email address, your name, and a password which you choose. This information is stored in a database, and used when you log in to your account.

Article commenting: If you choose to comment on one of our articles, you’ll be asked to enter a name and email address. The name you enter will be published in the comments section of the page. This information is stored in a database and may be used to reply to your comment if necessary. If you do not wish to have your real name published you can enter a pseudo name.

3rd party data disclosure: Some functions of our website are outsourced to 3rd party organisations, which includes disclosing customer information. This is standard practice for any conscientious web business, and is to ensure your personal information receives the highest level of privacy protection and security – they focus on security so we can get on with delivery quality information. When outsourcing functions of our website, we choose reputable and security conscious organisations. These include:

AWeber Communications: We use AWeber Communications to manage our email newsletter lists. We use AWeber as their focus is protecting subscriber information (your details), and preventing spam or ulterior use of such information. AWeber has a proven track record with us and over 100,000 other businesses.

Partnering with a communication management 3rd party like AWeber is an important due-diligence step for us.

Website Usage Statistics: We do collect certain data for web statistics, however no personally identifiable information is used in this process. This means we may collect data on the number of visitors to a certain page but we never use any personal information such as email addresses for this purpose.

Cookies may also be stored by third parties such Google in instances such as website referrals.

If wish, you are able to turn cookies off in the settings of your internet browser (click “Tools > Options”, or something to that effect depending on which browser you use).

Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.