HVAC Portland ("HVAC Portland") operates hvacportland.net and may operate other websites. It is HVAC Portland's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, HVAC Portland collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. HVAC Portland's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how HVAC Portland's visitors use its website. From time to time, HVAC Portland may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
HVAC Portland also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on hvacportland.net blogs/sites. HVAC Portland only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to HVAC Portland's websites choose to interact with HVAC Portland in ways that require HVAC Portland to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that HVAC Portland gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at hvacportland.net to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with HVAC Portland are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, HVAC Portland collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with HVAC Portland. HVAC Portland does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
HVAC Portland may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. HVAC Portland may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, HVAC Portland does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
HVAC Portland discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on HVAC Portland's behalf or to provide services available at HVAC Portland's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using HVAC Portland's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. HVAC Portland will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, HVAC Portland discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when HVAC Portland believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of HVAC Portland, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an HVAC Portland website and have supplied your email address, HVAC Portland may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with HVAC Portland and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. HVAC Portland takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If HVAC Portland, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that HVAC Portland goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of HVAC Portland may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.