Solar Warehouse considers the privacy of our consumers of the highest importance. This official Privacy and Security Statement has been created to inform you of the information we collect and what is done with it.
ONLINE PRIVACY – THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
The information gathered on the internet falls into five broad categories:
• Specific Information about the Order
• Shopper Information
WHAT HAPPENS TO MY INFORMATION AFTER WE RECEIVE IT?
SSL safeguards any and all information routed to us. THAWte certificate technology ensures that Solar Warehouse is the only recipient of your information. And that is only part of our security. We also strive to ensure that the information sent to us is stored and managed securely. All data obtained is stored on site and protected by numerous levels of security measures.
ONLINE ORDER INFORMATION
When purchasing products from any of Solar Warehouse’s websites, we require the certain information in order to adequately process your order:
• At least one phone number (s)
• Address (billing and mailing, if different)
• E-mail address
• Credit card or other payment form information.
This information is used to process your order and guarantee that deliver is prompt and accurate. Your order information is also used to follow and analyze overall shopping trends, allowing Solar Warehouse to better serve its customers by improving product offerings and services.
We ask for an e-mail address as part of the order information so we can send an e-mail confirmation message recognizing the receipt of your order. This message will contain your name, address, Solar Warehouse membership number (when appropriate), a list of your purchases, an order reference number, a verification of your chosen shipping method, and the total cost of purchased items. Please be aware that this e-mail will NOT contain your credit card number.
Links to or From Other Websites. Solar Warehouse may provide links to outside websites as an consideration for the user. We also have affiliates that link their sites to SolarWarehouse.com. We do not endorse any of these other companies or organizations, their sites, or their products or services. Solar Warehouse is not responsible any policies or requirements of any linked website.
ONLINE SECURITY STATEMENT
We acknowledge that many of our consumers worry about Internet security. Solar Warehouse utilizes the leading technologies available to store personal information and safeguard it while being transmitted through the Internet. The following Security Statement details these technologies and provides additional information about handling sensitive data (like credit card or other banking information). We want our customers to be completely confident and at ease when shopping at Solar Warehouse. If whatever reason you may feel unsure about shopping with Solar Warehouse, please contact us so that we may better serve you.
THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE DATA
We utilize many tools to protect your information sent to us while en route to and from our sites. To ensure secure transmission, Solar Warehouse employs Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL) on pages that involve personal information such as credit card numbers. SSL is supported by many Internet browsers and is the most commonly utilized method of secure, encrypted transmission of information used on the Internet today.
We also have THAWte digital security certificates for all of our websites. THAWte is an independent third party service that validates the identity of other Internet users. By registering with THAWte, we pledge that the entity you are dealing with over the Internet really is Solar Warehouse.