The Sites are available to individuals seeking information concerning Colorado Energy, its offerings and its business operations. You also may use the Sites to contact Colorado Energy with inquiries about Colorado Energy or the information on the Sites.
You can currently view the Sites without providing any “personally identifiable information”, which we define as information such as your name, address, date of birth and other information that can be used to identify you.
The only personally identifiable information about you that Colorado Energy collects is information that you voluntarily provide to us through a Site. Additionally, you can also request information about Colorado Energy through the “contact us” and “careers” sections of the Sites. When you provide personally identifiable information to us through any of these, or any other, means, we will use such personally identifiable information to respond to your requests and inquiries regarding our products, our Colorado Energy and business operations, including employment opportunities with Colorado Energy. We may also use your personally identifiable information to send you information about products and services that we think might interest you.
Generally, we do not share the personally identifiable information collected through the Sites with third parties unless we have obtained your prior permission. However, we may share this information with affiliates and with agents and contractors that assist us in administering the Sites and in providing our products and services to you, in response to legal process or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it (for example, in response to a court order, subpoena or a law enforcement agency’s request) or to protect the rights, property or safety of Colorado Energy, the Sites, users of the Sites and others. In addition, in the event that assets relating to Colorado Energy are transferred or sold to another entity, personally identifiable information may be transferred to the acquiring entity and/or to potential acquiring entities.
We do not consider any non-personally identifiable information communicated to Colorado Energy (e.g., questions, comments, ideas or suggestions) is not confidential and we have no obligations of confidentiality to you with respect to such information. You understand that anything you transmit to Colorado Energy may, subject to applicable law, be used by Colorado Energy for any purpose, including reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, Colorado Energy is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, processes or techniques contained in any communication you send via any Site (including via any email address posted on any Site) for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling products and service using such ideas, concepts, know-how, processes or techniques.
Colorado Energy collects certain non-personally identifiable information in anonymous and/or aggregate form to track data such as the total number of visits to our Sites and the number of visitors to each page of our Sites. We use this information to understand how visitors use the Sites so that we may improve them. We may also share this anonymous and/or aggregate information with Colorado Energy’s affiliates and third parties.
As is true of most website hosts, Colorado Energy gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. Colorado Energy uses this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, administer the Sites, track users’ movements around the Sites and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
Colorado Energy employs a software technology called clear gifs (a/k/a web beacons/web bugs), that help us better manage content on the Sites. Clear gifs are similar in nature to cookies. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier that are used to track the online movements of visitors to the Sites. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not link the information gathered by clear gifs to any personally identifiable information.