Collection of Information
In general, the Transportation Energy Institute only collects personal information from you when you voluntarily provide it to us by (1) creating a profile on the Web Site; (2) subscribing to one of the services, such as news, media, and magazine services; (3) registering for events; and (4) contacting the Transportation Energy Institute (including the webmaster, customer service representatives, or other employees) by email. In connection with these activities, the Transportation Energy Institute may collect personal information from you, including, but not limited to, your name, physical address, e-mail address, username, password, whether or not you are a Transportation Energy Institute member, telephone number, fax number, company name, title, tax jurisdiction, credit card number, and credit card expiration date.
As part of the standard operation of the Web Site, the Transportation Energy Institute may collect certain non-personal information from you including, but not limited to, your browser type (e.g., Chrome or Internet Explorer), operating system (e.g., Windows or Macintosh), Internet service provider, IP address, and the domain name from which you accessed the Web Site (e.g., yahoo.com).
You are always free to decline cookies, but in doing so you may not be able to use certain features on the Web Site. The “help” segment of the toolbar on most browsers explains how to configure a browser to not accept new cookies, how to have the browser inform a user when they receive a new cookie, and how to erase cookies from their hard drives.
Use of Information
The Transportation Energy Institute may use the information collected from you for any of the following purposes: (1) to facilitate your use of the Web Site and better understand your needs; (2) to process and fulfill your orders for certain products and services; (3) to respond to your inquiries or requests for information about the products and services; (4) to send you information, promotional materials, and offers from the Transportation Energy Institute as well as from its subsidiaries and affiliates; (5) to contact visitors to the Web Site when necessary; (6) to help address problems with the Web Site; (7) to administer the Web Site; (8) to conduct internal reviews of the Web Site (e.g., to determine the number of visitors to specific pages within the site); (9) to help us better understand visitors’ use of the Web Site; and (10) to protect the security or integrity of the Web Site.
Non-personal information will be used for these purposes as well to monitor the Web Site and provide a greater online experience for the visitors.
Disclosure of Information
The Transportation Energy Institute does not direct the Web Site to, nor does it knowingly collect any personal information from, children under 13.
Third Party Web Sites
In the event that the Transportation Energy Institute or any of its assets are acquired by a third party, personal information acquired through the Web site may be one of the assets transferred.
Access to Information
If you would like to access or change any contact information you have provided to us, please contact us here.
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