WattB Privacy Policy
Protecting your private information is our priority. This Privacy Policy applies to www.WattBuy.com and all related services provided by WattB and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to “WattB” include www.WattBuy.com and all other products and services provided by WattB. We may also develop or offer new or additional products and services. These policies apply to all new and additional products and services. The WattB website is a consumer energy data site. By using the WattB website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
We have attempted to provide clear explanations of all of our information policies in this Privacy Policy so you can make meaningful decisions about whether to use WattB. If you do not agree to our information policies and practices, you cannot use WattB. If you have questions or concerns about our policies, please contact us at any of the following:
  • By email at info@wattb.com;
  • By telephone at 866-928-8289;
  • By mail at WattB, Inc., 227 Bellevue Way NE #871 Bellevue, WA 98004.
  • PLEASE REVIEW THESE POLICIES CAREFULLY. BY USING ANY OF OUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY OUR POLICIES. Please note that using our products and services is your choice. If you do not agree with our policies, you should not use products or services.
    1. Summary of Key Points
    This section summarizes the key points of our Privacy Policy. Please review the full policy to find additional information and to better understand our policies and your rights related to the same.
    Summary of key points:
  • What we collect about you, how we collect it, and how we use it depends on your relationship with us;
  • We collect and use personal information so we can provide and improve our products and services;
  • We do not attempt to monetize your personal information with third parties; and
  • You have rights and choices that govern how we will handle personal information about you
  • 2. What We Collect and How We Collect It
    What information we collect about you and how we collect it depends on our relationship with you. Please note that some of the personal information we request is required for your use of WattB, and some of the personal information we request is required to enjoy the full benefit of WattB. Accordingly, your refusal to provide certain personal information may prevent or limit your use and enjoyment of WattB. We collect several types of information from and about individual users, including information by which you might be personally identified. A few examples of how and when this may happen include:
  • You access, download, log in, use, view content on, and/or otherwise interact with one of our websites or products or services;
  • You submit personal information on one of our websites or mobile applications by uploading and publishing content, or by sending communications;
  • You interact with us with respect to user maintenance or service (for example: billing or technical support, and product updates).
  • Specifically, the following personal information may be collected:
    Type of Information CollectedHow We Collect It
    Personal information uploaded by you We collect personal information that you include in the communications, messages, videos, and other information stored, processed, published, and/or distributed via our products and services (for example: in content that is included in communications, messages, or videos, or uploaded for storage).
    Personal information related to activities through your use of WattB We collect information about how our products and services are used by you. For example, we collect information about the individual pages on our websites that are viewed, the features and functions on our websites and mobile applications that are used, and other information about how you interact with our products and services. We also collect information about what web browsers and IP addresses are used to access our products and services, and the geographic location of that access. We may also collect information connected with our support and technical help for our products and services. Some of this information may contain personal information, and some of that personal information may be about you. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the WattB website.
    User informationWe collect information that is provided for the creation, administration, and management of your use of WattB. For example, we collect contact details, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, log-in information, passwords, billing and payment information, and other information necessary or helpful to provide our products and services to you. Some of this information is voluntary. However, please note that certain information is required to use and enjoy our products and services. Some of this information may contain personal information, and some of that personal information may be about you.
    Personal information from third partiesWe collect certain information from third parties to measure and improve our products and services, and to improve the experience of our users. For example, we collect information about how our marketing and promotional campaigns have performed. Some of this information may contain personal information, and some of that personal information may be about you.
    We may collect and use generalized, anonymous information about all visitors and users of products and services. This information cannot be used to identify or isolate your personal information. If you have questions or requests about your personal information or rights in connection with our collection of generalized, anonymous information, please contact us by any of the methods set out above in the introduction to these policies or below in the section 9 titled “Contact Us”.
    3. How We Use and Disclose Your Information
    We use and/or disclose personal information solely for the purpose of providing and improving our products and services to and for our users. We do not attempt to monetize personal information by selling or sharing it with third parties. Specifically, we use and/or disclose personal information in the following ways:
  • To operate our products and services: We may use and/or disclose personal information when we store, process, publish, and/or distribute content that is included in communications, messages, or videos, or uploaded for storage, by our users via our products and services;
  • As you direct or consent: We may use and/or disclose personal information when you direct us, or consent to us, using or disclosing your information via our products or services;
  • For legal purposes: We may use and/or disclose personal information (i) to comply with applicable laws, regulations, court orders, legal processes, or to respond to any government, agency, or regulatory request, (ii) to detect or otherwise manage fraud, security, or technical issues, (iii) to protect the safety, rights, or property of any person, the public, or WattB, or (iv) to enforce our rights arising from our contracts with other parties, or individual users, including the Terms of Use and for billing and collection purposes;
  • With third party vendors to provide, promote, or improve our products and services: We may use and/or disclose personal information with third parties to provide, promote, and improve our products and services (for example: to help us process and publish communications, messages, videos, and other information on our products, to help us process payments, to help us conduct campaigns and events, or to help us ensure compliance with appropriate security standards);
  • To contact you about products and services: We may use and/or disclose personal information to contact you about products and services that may be of interest to you;
  • To contact you about other resources: We may use and/or disclose personal information to contact you about other resources that may be of interest to you;
  • For user servicing and maintenance: We may use and/or disclose personal information to help us with respect to servicing and maintenance (for example: billing or technical support, and product updates);
  • To measure and improve client engagement: We may use and/or disclose personal information to help us measure and improve our engagement with our users (for example: we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our users use our products and services – you can read more about how Google uses our information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy and you can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout);
  • For business operational purposes, or other notified purposes: We may use and/or disclose personal information when reasonably necessary and proportionate to achieve the operational purpose for which the personal information was collected or processed or for another operational purpose that is compatible with the context in which the personal information was collected; and
  • For corporate business purposes: We may use and/or disclose personal information (a) to our current or future parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership, or (b) to a buyer or other successor in connection with, or during negotiations for, a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or other sale or transfer of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding.
  • When we use and/or disclose personal information with third party vendors, those vendors must abide by our privacy and security instructions and requirements. Third party vendors are not allowed to access or use information from us, except only as needed to do their particular work with us.
    When we use and/or disclose personal information for legal purposes or in connection with our corporate business purposes, we will try to limit the information we provide as much as possible, and we will condition our sharing of that information on strict confidentiality restrictions as often as possible.
    We may also use and/or disclose anonymized or generalized aggregated information with third parties for various reasons, including to promote and improve our products and services. In these circumstances, we will take appropriate measures to de-identify (and prevent any party from re-identifying) any information used or disclosed in this way.
    4. Advertising and Marketing; Tracking; Opt-Out
    As explained above, we may use your information for limited advertising and marketing purposes, including to contact you about products and services that we believe may be of interest to you, and for promotion and other resources that you may be interested in.
    Our marketing communications will include instructions for how to opt-out of all or a portion of these communications, or change your preferences. You may also contact us by email at info@wattb.com to manage your marketing communication preferences at any time or by contacting us via the WattB website or at the address set out below.
    We may use cookies, beacons, and other similar tracking technologies. For example, we use cookies to help us measure and improve our engagement with our users by analyzing the usage trends and patterns for our websites, platforms, and mobile applications, and to promote products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. In some cases, you may manage the use of cookies for our products and services by adjusting your individual browser settings. You may learn more about managing cookies here: https://www.aboutcookies.org. Please note that our products and services do not currently process “do not track” features offered by some browsers and devices.
    The WattB website may use cookies to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
    One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize WattB pages, or register with WattB site or services, a cookie helps WattB to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same WattB website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the WattB features that you customized.
    You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. You may learn more about managing cookies here: https://www.aboutcookies.org. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the WattB services or websites you visit.
    5. California Privacy Notice
    This California Privacy Notice applies only to individual users of our products and services who are residents of the State of California, and only where we act as a “business” with or for that individual. For example, this section applies for California residents who use our products and services as an individual user. For these users, this section is a supplement to the other parts of our policies.
    This California Privacy Notice describes how we as a business collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process personal information of individual residents of the State of California within the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). You have the right to request specific pieces of personal information that WattB has collected about you.
    The categories of personal information that we have collected about consumers in the preceding 12 month and the sources from which we collect that information are listed below. WattB collects the following personal information for both business and commercial purposes as outlined in Section 3 above.
    Category of Personal InformationSources for such Information
    Identifiers (for example: name, address, phone number,account numbers, email address, and other similar identifiers) From you, from our third party business relationships, from electricity distributors.
    Customer records information (for example: name, contact information, payment information) From you, from our third party business relationships.
    Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law (for example: age, race, gender, disability) From you. We collect age from you because our partners have a minimum age to order electricity.
    Commercial information (for example: information related to products and services you have accessed or purchased, purchasing history and tendencies) From you. We collect which electricity plan you orders from us, how long, and the price.
    Internet or other electronic network activity information (for example: IP address, browser and device data, browsing history, search history, analytics information) From you and from your device or browser.
    Geolocation information (for example: location data from device or IP address)From you and from your device or browser.
    Below is a list of categories of third parties with whom WattB shares personal information collected.
    Category of third partyCategory of disclosures
    Our third party vendors to provide, promote, or improve our products and services We may use and/or disclose personal information with third parties to provide, promote, and improve our products and services (for example: to help us process and publish communications, messages, videos, and other information on our products, to help us process payments, to help us conduct campaigns and events, or to help us ensure compliance with appropriate security standards).
    Third parties at your direction We may use and/or disclose personal information with third parties at your direction or with your consent (for example: third parties such as our electricity suppliers and distributors you choose to interact with via our products and services).
    Third party business partners We may use and/or disclose personal information with third parties that we do business with to provide, promote, and improve other products, services, events and other resources that may be of interest to you.
    Third party analytics and performance providers We may use and/or disclose personal information with third parties to measure and improve client engagement (for example: we use Google Analytics and Heap Analytics to help us understand how our users use our products and services).
    Third party security and technology providers We may use and/or disclose personal information with third parties for servicing and maintaining our products and services (for example: to help us with security measures, billing, or technical support).
    Please also see section 3 above for more information about how we may disclosure personal information. We may in some instances disclose personal information with third parties for other purposes than what is set out in the table above (for example: in connection with our corporate business purposes or for legal purposes).
    As also discussed in section 3 above, we may disclose personal information to the following categories of third parties for a business purpose. The following is a list of the categories of personal information WattB has disclosed for a business purpose about consumers for a business purpose in the preceding 12 months: Identifiers, customer record information, characters of protected classifications under California or federal law, commercial information, internet or other electric network activity information, and geolocation information.
    Please note that we do not attempt to monetize your personal information with third parties. WattB has not sold personal information about consumers in the preceding 12 months.
    Please also see section 2 above for more information about the personal information we collect. We may in some instances collect personal information other than what is set out in the table above (for example: for legal purposes).
    If you are a qualifying California resident under CCPA, we provide the following rights with respect to your personal information when we act as a “business” with or for you (subject to certain limitations in the CCPA):
    Your rightsAdditional information
    Right to knowUpon verifiable request we will provide you with the following information about your personal information over the prior 12 months: (1) the specific pieces and categories of personal information we have collected about you; (2) the categories of sources from which we have collected your personal information; (3) our business purposes for collecting and selling your personal information; (4) the categories of third parties with which we have shared your personal information; (5) the categories of personal information we have disclosed about you for a business purpose; and (6) if applicable, categories of personal information we have sold about you and the categories of third parties to which the personal information was sold.
    Right to deleteUpon verifiable request we will delete personal information we have collected about you, subject to certain exceptions in the CCPA.
    Right to opt out of sales to third partiesWe do not sell your personal information to third parties.
    Right to not be subject to discrimination for enforcing your CCPA rightsYou will not be discriminated against by us for your exercise of CCPA rights. However, please note that in some instances, exercising certain CCPA rights may cause us to be unable to provide you with our products and services.
    Please note that we will need to verify your identity before processing CCPA and other California requests, which may require us to request and obtain additional information from you. We will use that information only to review and address your requests. We reserve the right to decline or limit requests in certain circumstances – for example, when we are unable to verify your identity or locate information in our systems, when you have previously made two CCPA requests in the prior 12 months, or as otherwise permitted by applicable law.
    You may designate, in writing or through a power of attorney, an authorized agent to make requests on your behalf to exercise your CCPA and other California rights. Before accepting such a request from an agent, we will require the agent to provide us with proof that you have authorized it to act on your behalf, and we may also need you to verify your identity directly with us.
    Please note that we will also comply with valid requests from California residents that have an established business relationship with us under California’s “Shine the Light” law.
    If you have questions or concerns, or would like to exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, please contact us at any of the following:
  • By email at info@wattb.com;
  • By telephone at 866-928-8289;
  • By mail at WattB, Inc., 227 Bellevue Way NE #871 Bellevue, WA 98004.
  • 6. Security of Your Personal Information
    WattB cares about the security of your information. We take reasonable steps to protect information that we collect and store. We may choose to implement additional security features in the future. However, WattB cannot and does not guarantee the security of your information. By using the WattB website and services, you acknowledge and agree that you provide your information at your own risk.
    7. Children Under Thirteen
    We do not permit individual users under the age of 13. WattB does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Any attempt by a person under the age of 13 to use the Site will be automatically void. If WattB receives credible notice that a user is under the age of thirteen, WattB will promptly remove the user and delete all information about and from that user.
    8. Miscellaneous
    We use or may use third party providers for various aspects of our goods and services (for example: video functionality and processing of payments and fees). By using our products and services, you will also be subject to the third party policies for those third party services. Those third party policies may be materially different than our policies, especially with regard to information privacy and security.
    There may be links or references on our products and services to other products and services that are offered by third parties. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy and security practices and policies of any third party. If you choose to access or use any such third party product or service, you do so at your own risk.
    We may choose to sell our company to a third party in the future. User information, including personal information, is typically one of the assets that is transferred to the purchasing party in these transactions. You acknowledge and agree that the purchasing or acquiring party may continue to use user information, including personal information, as set out in this Privacy Policy.
    We may change these policies from time to time in our discretion. Any changes will be effective immediately upon us posting the updated policy. New policies will be posted at this page, and we encourage you to review it regularly. If we make updates or changes, we will give notice of that by updating the posted date for this policy and, in some cases and in our sole discretion, we may provide you with additional notice (for example: by notice on our websites, platforms, and/or mobile applications, or by sending you a notification).
    9. Contact Information
    WattB welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have questions about our policies or any related matter, please contact us at any of the following:
  • By email at info@wattb.com;
  • By telephone at 866-928-8289;
  • By mail at WattB, Inc., 227 Bellevue Way NE #871 Bellevue, WA 98004.
  • Effective as of 12 April 2020
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