In order to enhance consumers' experiences when visiting the Granite City Electric site, we collect the following types of information as users browse the Site:
Anonymous Information: As you navigate through the Site, we may collect anonymous information ("Anonymous Information") about you using various technologies such as cookies, Internet tags, and navigational data collection. Your browser automatically transmits some of this anonymous information to us, such as the URL of the website you just visited, the browser version your computer is operating, the date and time you visited, the pages you visited on the Site, and your IP address, and we may store that information. ?Cookies? are tiny alphanumeric identifiers that are stored on your computer and allow us to adjust the Website to meet your personal browsing preferences.
Personal Information: We may ask you to submit personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"), such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, or credit card number, to us via the Site. Some of this personal Information is required in order to allow us to fill your order. Other information is submitted by you voluntarily. Gathering personal information about our customers allows us to serve you better. We will not use your personal information in a way that is prohibited by applicable law, or sell your information to anyone.
Here are some ways in which your personal information might be used:
- Everyday business purposes, such as to provide services to you, to market our products and services to you, and to maintain your account with us.
- From time to time, we may employ companies and individuals to perform certain services on our behalf (such as conducting audits, performing legal services, processing credit card payments, or providing customer service). These third-party service providers may have access to personal information, but only to the extent required to perform their assigned roles, and they may not use your personal information for any other reason.
- We may release personal information about you if we believe such a release is necessary to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena or other legal process.
Protection of Your Information: To prevent unauthorized access to, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, no security system is perfect, and we cannot guarantee that information you transmit to us over the Internet will not be intercepted.
Opting-out of Promotional E-mails: If you decide for any reason that you no longer wish to receive e-mailed information from us, you can unsubscribe from the Site's e-mail distribution list by clicking the "unsubscribe" link located at the bottom of each promotional e-mail. Your e-mail address will be removed from this Site?s email marketing list within 7 business days.