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BCSE Privacy Policy

Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Privacy Policy

The security and privacy of your information is very important to us. The following policies outline the ways the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) collects, stores, and utilizes personally identifiable information about you. It applies to data obtained through our website and any additional vendors or contractors managed by the BCSE. We may periodically update this privacy policy as we add new services, so we recommend that you periodically revisit this document to ensure that you understand and agree to our terms.

Data We Collect About You

We collect information from you when you visit our website, register for a BCSE webinar or event, fill out a form to download a report. or join the BCSE as a member. This information typically includes your name, email address, job title, employer/affiliation and sector, but it could also include mailing address, telephone number, social media handles. These details are not shared externally with third parties.

Consent to Receive Communications & How to Unsubscribe

By participating in any of our in-person or online events or registering to download the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook or other BCSE publications, you agree to receive relevant communications from us. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any of our emails and follow the steps to be removed from our contact list.

Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties

We will not sell, lease, or give away your personally identifiable information to third parties except as described above, and  for vendors or contractors directly involved in the operations of the BCSE, or as explicitly authorized by you.

Security Practices

We use appropriate technical, organizational, and administrative procedures to safeguard your information. Please be advised that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage of data is failsafe. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. Our email and social media communications routinely contain links to external websites outside the BCSE’s control or ownership, such as news websites. We cannot control the security of information collected by these external websites and advise users to read the privacy policies of each website they visit.

Cookies Policy

By accessing our website or software provided by our third-party vendors, you consent to accept cookies, (including other identifiers). These include pieces of text that are stored on your computer or device. The BCSE uses cookies and Google Analytics to improve your navigation on a platforms, minimize the need for you to reenter information previously entered on our forms, personalize your messages, and collect statistical information to improve site navigation and provide content of greatest interest to users.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER.  THE BCSE DISCLAIMS, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL WARRANTIES AND GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL OR OTHER PROPERTY RIGHTS.  THE BCSE PROVIDES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE FROM ERRORS. IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN ANYTHING FROM THIS WEB SITE, YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT. IF ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES, THIS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

IN NO EVENT WILL BCSE  BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE RELATED TO USE OF THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING ANY OTHER SITE ON IT. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY INCLUDES LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, SOFTWARE PROGRAMS OR DATA, EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS WAIVER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We regularly review and, if appropriate, will periodically update this privacy policy as our services and use of personal data evolves. If we make changes to the way we use your personal data we will contact you to ask for your consent.

This policy is effective and was last modified as of May 29, 2018.