Privacy Policy


S&S Power Engineering, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively "S&S Power Engineering") respects the privacy of visitors to sspowereng.com and mobile-optimized versions of sspowereng.com (collectively the “Site”), and we recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of personally identifiable information you share with us (any information by which you can be identified as an individual, including but not limited to, name, address, email address, telephone number and any other information that is connected with you personally). That is why we have established this Privacy Policy, so that you are informed about how we treat any personally identifiable information that you provide to us in the course of using this Site.


This Privacy Policy will inform you of:



Information - This Privacy Policy Does Not Apply To

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected about you by anyone other than S&S Power Engineering and only applies to this Site. Any information you provide when you visit web sites other than those covered by this Privacy Policy (including S&S Power Engineering affiliated web sites) or when you purchase any products or services, or enter contests, that may be linked to or advertised on our Site by companies and entities other than S&S Power Engineering, is subject to the privacy policies posted on those sites. Except as specified herein, this Privacy Policy does not apply to information you may provide to us offline.


Privacy Policy Updates


Due to the Internet's rapidly evolving nature, S&S Power Engineering may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, S&S Power Engineering will post its updated Privacy Policy on this Site located at www.sspowereng.com, so that users are always aware of what personally identifiable information is collected and how this information is used. S&S Power Engineering encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of this Site will be subject to the then-current Privacy Policy.


Information Collection and Use


You can generally visit our Site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, to access certain options and services we may ask you to provide certain personally identifiable information and without providing such personally identifiable information, you may be unable to access certain options and services. We (along with our third party partners engaged to provide marketing and advertising on our behalf) collect personally identifiable information about you only if you voluntarily provide it to us and you have the option not to provide any personally identifiable information to us. The following is personally identifiable information that you may voluntarily provide to us and how we use it:



We may combine personally identifiable information that you provide to us online with outside records to enhance our ability to market products or provide services that we believe may be of interest to you. Additionally, we may share your personal information with third parties who may choose to contact you to promote their own goods and services. If you want us to stop sharing your email address with third parties or if you do not wish us to share information with companies who would otherwise contact you at your mailing address, you may notify us in writing by sending a notice to S&S Power Engineering, Inc. 26822 Vista Terrace, Lake Forest, CA 92630, attn: Customer Care or contact us at info@sspowereng.com. You may also elect to stop receiving email messages from S&S Power Engineering (other than transactional messages relating to any accounts you may have with us) by notifying us at info@sspowereng.com.


If the email address you provide to us is a wireless email address, you agree to receive messages at such email address from S&S Power Engineering and affiliated entities (unless and until you have elected not to receive such messages by notifying us at info@sspowereng.com. You understand that your wireless carrier's standard rates apply to these messages. You represent that you are the owner or authorized user of the wireless device on which messages will be received, and that you are authorized to approve the applicable charges.


In addition, we may use information you provide us through emails, surveys, blogs, forums, in response to polls, or through any other user-generated submission for editorial purposes, and may use your name and any stories you provide us in articles published online and in our Site. Please be advised that any such submissions become the property of S&S Power Engineering and may be used by S&S Power Engineering for any lawful purpose. If you provide us with personal anecdotes, they may be attributed to you. S&S Power Engineering can edit, delete, rewrite, use, and reuse the content, including your name, likeness, photograph, and biographical information you provide, in any way and in any media whether now known or invented in the future, with or without attribution, including publication on this Site, in magazines, and in trade media, and advertising. You agree that any content you send us will not violate any rights of any third party and that you will only send us content for which you own the rights.


S&S Power Engineering is the owner of all information collected on this Site.


Minors


You must be 18 years of age or older to submit registration or survey information. If you are under the age of 18 and wish to register to obtain further information or be included in a survey, then your parent or legal guardian must register to obtain the information or to participate in the survey.


Cookies, GIF files and Location Based Features


Some of our Site may use cookie or similar technology to identify users who have previously visited so the user is recognized upon return, thereby saving them time while on our Site. A cookie is a small amount of data (often including a unique identifier), that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Some of our cookies may be local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies. S&S Power Engineering uses cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our Site. We may use cookies to control the display of ads, to track usage patterns on the sites, to deliver editorial content and to personalize information. Our cookies may contain personally identifiable information and such cookies may be shared with others to the same extent indicated above. S&S Power Engineering (or third party service providers on our behalf) may also use cookies to collect aggregate information about users of the Site on an anonymous basis. We may share aggregate demographic and usage information with our prospective and actual business partners, advertisers and other third parties for any business purpose. Some of our advertisers may serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers.


In addition, S&S Power Engineering and our advertising companies may use web beacons to help manage our online advertising. These web beacons enable S&S Power Engineering and our third-party advertising companies to recognize a browser's cookie when a browser visits this Site and to learn which banner ads bring users to our Site and to serve you ads that you may find of interest elsewhere on the Internet. S&S Power Engineering and these advertising companies may use information about your visits to this Site and other web sites on the Internet in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.


This Site may use pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These files enable us to recognize a unique file on your web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our Site. A transparent GIF may enable us to relate your viewing or receipt of a web page or message to other information about you, including your personal information.


Some of our applications and mobile-optimized sites may have location-based features. For those features, we will collect your geographic location and, depending on the application, other information you provide us to enable you to enjoy the service being offered. For example, we may offer shopping features that allows you to get information about local merchants or features that allows you to locate nearby sights and destinations. We will use your location to serve relevant content, and your information may be shared with third party retailers and other facilities as applicable to allow you to take advantage of the particular service being offered.


Log Files and Aggregate Information


We may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, IP addresses, and the domain names of our users' Internet service providers, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable data. Such aggregate information is not linked to any personally identifiable information that can identify any individual person.


We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may share this aggregate information with our corporate partners and contracted vendors to assist us in operating the Site and to enable them to better understand S&S Power Engineering's business.


Sharing and Disclosure


We may provide your personally identifiable information that we collect and the data generated by cookies to a parent, subsidiary or affiliate entity, partner entities, and the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us. For example, we may provide your personally identifiable information to an organization in order to complete a service (e.g., send out newsletter emails you have requested), to assist us in reviewing the data or to provide marketing or advertising on our behalf. Any organization to which we provide such personally identifiable information is also required to keep your personally identifiable information confidential in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We will also disclose your personally identifiable information if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority. We may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which S&S Power Engineering participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of S&S Power Engineering's assets. Such successor entity shall be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.


Links to Third Party Sites


Some of our Site may contain links to other web sites on the Internet that are not under the control of or maintained by S&S Power Engineering. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by S&S Power Engineering of those other web sites, the content displayed therein, or the persons or entities associated therewith. You acknowledge that S&S Power Engineering is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that S&S Power Engineering is not responsible for the content of such web sites. Your use of these other linked web sites is subject to the respective terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked web sites.


Security


S&S Power Engineering and its third party providers may employ procedural and technological security measures, consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. S&S Power Engineering may use encryption, password protection, secure socket layers, internal restrictions and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.


User Names and Passwords

Some areas of this Site require you to select a user name and password. Users will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any user name and password, and S&S Power Engineering will not be responsible for any misuse of any user names or passwords by any third party, whether authorized by a user or not.


California and Canadian Users and Visitors of this Web Site


California and Canadian residents have the right to know how their information may be shared with third parties who engage in direct marketing activities and this policy explains our practices and how you can opt out of having your information shared for such purposes. From time to time S&S Power Engineering may make our user lists available to companies that sell goods and services that we believe would be of interest. We may compile these lists from visitor and user registration both offline and online. Visitors and users have the option of having their names and identifying information removed from those lists (subject to certain exceptions and limitations by applicable laws) by contacting us at info@sspowereng.com, or, in the case of information you have provided to us offline, by sending a current mailing label or copy to: S&S Power Engineering, Inc. 26822 Vista Terrace, Lake Forest, CA 92630, attn: Customer Care.


If you enter a contest or sweepstakes sponsored by a third party, information may be shared with that third party for their use in their discretion, including direct marketing.


Correction/Updating Personally Identifiable Information


S&S Power Engineering provides you with the ability to review and correct any of the personally identifiable information that you have provided to us. If you wish to correct any information provided to us, you may update your contact information directly by accessing your account or registration or you may contact S&S Power Engineering. You may also "opt-out" of receiving emails and other communications from us by using the unsubscribe feature included in the emails we send.


Privacy Policy Last Updated: 06.20.2012