Effective January 1, 2019
PriceToCompare.com (includes "us", "we" or "our") is an online energy rate comparison site. We allow residential and commercial energy customers to compare and choose energy plans quickly and easily online. PriceToCompare.com is a subsidiary of Integrity Energy, LTD, a national commercial energy brokerage with over 10 years' experience in the industry.
This is a legal contract between you and Integrity Energy, LTD. (includes "us", "we" or "our"), doing business as PriceToCompare.com, and covers all aspects of your use of this and any other website we own or control (the "Website"), and of any product or service that we may supply to you, to the extent these terms are not superseded by the terms of any other agreement governing the delivery of such product or service.
By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to these terms of service.
Why does PriceToCompare.com collect information?
The information you submit on our site is used primarily to complete energy plan signups that have been requested by you, the customer. We also use this and other information to improve the site's overall experience, and make it easier for our customers to learn more about energy shopping, compare rates and switch suppliers.
Will PriceToCompare.com sell my information?
No - PriceToCompare.com does not sell customer information to third parties.
If you choose a new energy plan through our energy marketplace, we will share your information with your energy supplier of choice - this is done only to ensure that your requested energy plan will go into effect.
However, PriceToCompare.com does not share any of your personally identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of their marketing directly to you.
What information does PriceToCompare.com collect, and how is it used?
Your name is needed in order to submit signup requests when requesting a new energy plan. When we forward your request for a new energy plan enrollment along to a supplier, a customer's name is required by the supplier in order to complete enrollment on their end.
We ask for your phone number in order to contact you while processing your request, and to further validate your identity. In case there are any questions or more details are required to complete your enrollment, it is helpful for PriceToCompare.com and your new energy supplier to have a phone number to contact you.
We ask for an email address to communicate while processing your request, and to further validate your identity. In case there are any questions or more details are required to complete your enrollment, it is helpful for PriceToCompare.com and your new energy supplier to have an email address to contact you.
You may also receive newsletters and offers from us at this email address. These mailings contain clear information on how to unsubscribe, and we honor all requests as quickly as possible.
We may ask for a service address and billing address (if different from service address) when necessary to process your request, and to further validate your identity. Your address is needed by your new energy supplier to ensure that your new energy plan is activated for the correct account.
Other ways we use information
In addition to the specific uses set forth above we may also use your information in order to:
- Improve the quality of your visit.
- Communicate with you.
- Confirm and manage your subscription.
- Provide written proof to any regulatory authority your use of this website or purchases made from us.
- Provide reports to energy supplier and affiliates.
- Improve our site and visitor's experience through customization, analysis, and adjustments.
- Enforce agreements, prevent fraud and for other legally permissible business purposes.
In addition, we sometimes contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions or services on our behalf, such as hosting the website, sending email messages and administering contests, surveys, and other promotions.
As such, we may have to share your information with these companies and individuals, but only to achieve our business objectives outlined above, and not for the purpose of these companies and individuals to market directly to you.
We may reserve and have the right to disclose any information about you or your use of our site without your prior permission. We in good faith believe that such action is necessary to:
- Protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company or its affiliates, other users of the site, or the public.
- Respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties.
We may also disclose information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.
Other online privacy policies
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of data. If your browser is configured to accept these files, they are stored on the hard drive of your computer. We use these data files when you visit our site to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information about you.
By using cookies, we are able to:
- Personalize and enhance your visit to our site.
- Better measure how many users view our website and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Log file analysis
Regarding underage users
This site and the services we provide are intended for adults over the age of 18. Therefore, we do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 18 at our site, except in the limited case in which a child under the age of 18 submits a question to us at our site and identifies his or her age; in such a case, we may use the email address of the child for the sole purpose of responding to the question from the child on a one time only basis. However, we will not use the email address of the child for further contact and we will remove the address from our records after we have initially responded.
For California users
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, California Subscribers may request information regarding the types of personal information we share with third parties for direct marketing purposes, and the identities of the third parties with whom we have shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. California Users may request further information about our compliance with this law by sending us a message via the Contact Us link on the Site. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year concerning this law, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the Contact Us link on the Site.
Tracking technology and Do-Not-Track requests
PriceToCompare.com utilizes tracking software technology to generate useful insights about the way visitors - like you - use our site.
We use these insights to improve the layout, content and overall usefulness of the site and provide the best possible experience to our visitors. We also use them to monitor trends, user behavior, and gather demographic information about our site's visitor base as a whole.
You can choose to opt out of this tracking technology by clicking on the 'Do not track me' button here. (https://privacy.luckyorange.com/)
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