Why we collect personal information
We collect your personal information because it helps us deliver a superior level of customer service. It enables us to give you convenient access to our products and services and focus on categories of greatest interest to you. In addition, your personal information helps us keep you posted on the latest product announcements, software updates, special offers, and events that you might like to hear about.
What information we collect and how we may use it
There are a number of situations in which your personal information may help us give you better products. For example:
- We may ask for your personal information when you’re discussing a service issue on the phone with an associate, downloading a software update, registering for a seminar, participating in an online survey, registering your products, or purchasing a product.
- When you interact with CE+T Energrid, we may collect personal information relevant to the situation, such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and contact preferences; your credit card information and information about the CE+T Energrid products you own, such as their serial numbers and date of purchase; and information relating to a support or service issue.
- We also collect information for market research purposes — such as your occupation and where you use your computer — to gain a better understanding of our customers and thus provide more valuable service.
- We collect information regarding customer activities on our websites. This helps us to determine how best to provide useful information to customers and to understand which parts of our websites, products, and Internet services are of most interest to them.
- We may use personal information to provide products that you have requested as well as for auditing, research, and analysis to improve CE+T Energrid’s products.
When we disclose your information
CE+T Energrid takes your privacy very seriously. CE+T Energrid does not sell or rent your contact information to other marketers.
Within the CE+T Group
With our service providers, vendors, and strategic partners
There are also times when it may be advantageous for CE+T
Energrid to make certain personal information about you available to
companies that CE+T Energrid has a strategic relationship with
or that perform work for CE+T Energrid to provide products and
services to you on our behalf. These companies may help us process information,
extend credit, fulfill customer orders, deliver products to you, manage and
enhance customer data, provide customer service, assess your interest in our
products and services, or conduct customer research or satisfaction surveys.
These companies are also obligated to protect your personal information in
accordance with CE+T Energrid’s policies, except if we inform you
otherwise at the time of collection.
At times we may be required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary.
How we protect your personal information CE+T Energrid takes precautions — including administrative, technical, and physical measures — to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Integrity of your personal information
CE+T Energrid has safeguards in place to keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up to date for the purposes for which it is used. Naturally, you always have the right to access and correct the personal information you have provided. And you can request a copy of your personal information, your product registration history, and your interactions with our sales and support agents by contacting us at the email address below.
Cookies and other technologies
As is standard practice on many corporate websites, CE+T
Energrid’s website may uses “cookies” and other technologies to help us
understand which parts of our websites are the most popular, where our visitors
technologies to make sure that our online advertising is bringing customers to
traffic patterns on our website, to make it even more rewarding as well as to
customize your experience and provide greater convenience each time you
interact with us.
For example, knowing your first name lets us welcome you with a greeting the next time you visit the CE+T Energrid web site. Information such as your country and language helps us provide a more useful online experience. And your contact information, product serial numbers, and information about your computer helps us register your products.
As of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and
store 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.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. CE+T Energrid will not use the information collected to market directly to that person.
In some of our email messages we use a “click-through URL” linked to content on the CE+T Energridwebsite. When customers click one of these URLs, they pass through our web server before arriving at the destination web page. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be tracked simply avoid clicking text or graphic links in the email.
Our companywide commitment to your privacy
CE+T Energrid takes protecting your privacy very seriously. To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate these guidelines to CE+T Energrid employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the company. In addition, CE+T Energrid supports industry initiatives, such as TRUSTe, to preserve privacy rights on the Internet and in all aspects of electronic commerce.
CE+T Energrid abides by the safe
harbor framework set forth by the Belgian Department of Commerce regarding the
collection, use, and retention of personal information collected from the
CE+T Energrid’s website has links to the sites of other companies. CE+T Energrid is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.