Online Information Practices
The protection of our partners' information, both personal and financial, is a responsibility that Swan Energy, Inc. ("we" or "us" here within) does not take lightly. This notice of our Online Information Practices ("Notice" here within) applies to our website, SwanergeryInc.com, as well as other websites or consumer apps that are owned or operated by Swan Energy Inc. (the "Site"). The Notice dictates how we can collect, access, and use your information now and in the future. We have written the Swan Privacy Promise in order to give our partners full access as to how and why we use and share information we have collected. This includes information for your own protection, for the security of our own website, and for the processes detailed here.
Types of Information We Collect.
As visitors come to our Site, we may collect standard personal information including, but not limited to your:
This information is collectively known as your "contact information" and contains data we believe is necessary for our standard business purposes. We may also collect your social security number, driver's license or other ID information, or your credit/debit card information for purposes of payment, as well as the following information, listed below with its intended purpose.
|Previously viewed URLs||Marketing, site analytics|
|Transaction information||Marketing, site analytics, standard business practices, completion transactions|
|Web pages visited/Time Spent||Marketing, site analytics|
|Answers to Site polls, surveys||Marketing, creating results graphics|
|Comments on Site||Display comments, comment response|
|Device identifiers||Site security, analytics|
Clicks on web ads or related pages
|Marketing, site analytics|
|Contact information||Marketing, standard business practices|
|Social media information||Marketing, site analytics, standard business practices|
|Biometric Information||Website security and verification|
|Geolocation Information||Website security, marketing, and verification|
Whenever you visit our Site, such information as what type of device you are using and what its operating system version is are also collected. This information is used not only to generate web traffic analytics but also to determine how our Site's customer journey is working for each visitor and to deter threats to our Site security. In association with our vendors and third-party partners such as advertisers, may collect information about your devices used to access our Site, regardless of whether you are logged in currently or offline. This type of collection includes:
Device and device usage information: It is possible that we collect information concerning the devices you use to access the site, including:
How Your Information is Used
Unless specifically referred to above, these are the uses that your information is put to when collected on our Site.
Purposes of Security
Authentication of device
Verification of transactions
Detection of fraudulent transactions
Maintenance of site security
Management of Site
Website navigation enhancement
Effectiveness of individual web pages
Improvement of search engine results
Improvement of website performance issues
Custom user experience on swanenergyinc.com
Collect data from sources outside Swan
Customize Swan ads viewed on third-party websites
Customize other ads viewed on third-party websites
Continue dialogue on your transactions
Match custom solutions to your selected interests
is then analyzed to garner insight into which online advertisements appeal most to you, which we then use to enhance our deliverables. First-party cookies are used for similar analysis, but neither these cookies or any other tools we use contain information that personally identifies you.
Social Media Information
Swan Energy, Inc. uses social media data to improve our content and extend our customers with more personalized offers. If you connect your social media profile to that of Swan Energy, Inc., you will be provided with a summary of what data is being collected. Every social network is different. The largest two we use are Facebook and Twitter. Twitter generally shares your username, basic profile and tweets you have made. Facebook provides your usernames, other basic data, posts you have made public, and items or posts you have "liked". Additionally, Swan Energy may use your email address or other contact information to obtain publicly available social media, but we only collect information that is designated public by your choice on your Facebook and Twitter privacy settings, as discussed in our Privacy Promise.
Our Internet-based advertising collects information across the websites you visit in order to predict what you like and dial-up advertisements that will likely appeal to you. This information is collected through service providers and social media companies using cookies and other digital tracking devices.
They are also used to optimize online advertising on the Site. None of the cookies or other devices contain any personal, identifiable information about you, and when creating the advertisements, we adhere to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising put forward by the Digital Advertising Alliance. To gain further knowledge on the subject, you may visit. https://www.aboutads.info/choices and https://www.networkadvertising.org/choices.
You have the right to opt-out of interest-based advertising, which will result in a cookie being placed in your browser accordingly. Even if you choose to opt-out of this type of advertising, you may still receive advertisements from Swan Energy, but they will not be customized to your experience. If you clear your browser's cookies at any point, it will remove the opt-out option and you will have to opt-out again.
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Maintain Accurate Information
It is your responsibility to keep your account information current. If it is not, or contains mistakes, use your login to access your account and update your personal profile page. Your information is retained by Swan Energy based on our own schedule of retention to maintain legal compliance, to enforce other agreements, and to be used in dispute resolution.
This Notice may temporarily be updated or changed. When such an event happens, the date will be revised at the bottom of this Notice. If particularly significant changes are made, you will be informed via the email address listed in your account profile or via a notice on the Site prior to it taking effect. If you continue to use the Site after being notified, you are indicating that you accept the changes.
Last updated on January 17, 2020.