Website Use and Privacy Policies

Privacy Policy

Introduction

Leadership for Energy Automated Processing (“LEAP”) reserves the right to change this Website Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion and without sending notice to you, so you should review this Privacy Policy periodically. The effective date of this policy and any revised or changed policy may be found on this page, on the bottom left hand corner of the policy. By accessing or using this web site, you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of this policy as posted at the time of your access or use.

Information LEAP Collects

Computer Information – if applicable

When you access LEAP’s website (the “Site”), LEAP may log your current Internet address (this is usually a temporary address assigned by your Internet service provider when you log in), the type of operating system you are using, and the type of browser software used. In addition, LEAP may keep track of what portions of this Site you are visiting. LEAP may aggregate this information to help LEAP enhance, improve or create a better experience for users of the Site. For example: LEAP may upgrade those parts of the Site that are heavily visited.

Other Information – Site Posting and/or Use by LEAP

LEAP collects the following additional information, which LEAP may post, publish or make available on this Site at its sole discretion:

  1. Member directory. LEAP may make available on this Site member directory or contact information, including the name, job title, and contact number and address for LEAP members and their representatives participating in LEAP functions, activities or events.
  2. Conference or meeting attendee lists. LEAP may make available on this Site listings of conference or meeting attendees, including the name, job title, and company affiliation. The listings may also include email addresses or contact information for those attendees who have elected to provide such contact information to LEAP directly or via online contact settings. The listings of attending or participating companies may be communicated to LEAP members and non-members.
  3. Presentation materials. LEAP may make available presentation or discussion materials, or other information published at LEAP meetings or conferences for dissemination and/or use by LEAP members and non-LEAP members.
  4. Mailing lists. LEAP may make available on this Site a mailing or distribution list of LEAP members and companies participating in LEAP functions, activities or events for periodic email updates, alerts, or invitations concerning LEAP functions, activities or events. If your company or individual name(s) has been added to the mailing list by mistake or if you no longer wish to receive LEAP updates, alerts or correspondence, you may click the “Opt-out” button on the mailing list itself, or alternatively, contact LEAP at info@energlyleap.org and request in writing that your name(s) be removed from the mailing or distribution list.
  5. Forms, templates or other documentation. LEAP may make available on this Site any documentation contributed, submitted, or provided to LEAP, including documents submitted to LEAP under LEAP’s Submission Agreement.

Personal Information You Provide

LEAP also collects information that you volunteer through forms, written submissions or other communications on this Site or with LEAP, such as your contact information. LEAP, however, does not solicit or want to receive any confidential information as discussed and described below.

Privacy; Feedback; Confidential Information

LEAP does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Site or any other means. Any non-personal information or material sent to LEAP will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending LEAP any non-personal information or material, you grant LEAP an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that LEAP is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send to LEAP for any purpose.

You are not authorized to post on or transmit to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other content that could give rise to any civil, administrative or criminal liability under the law.

Cookies and passive data collection – if applicable

A cookie is a piece of information that a web site sends to your computer, which is stored in a file on your computer’s hard drive. This Site may store cookies on your computer to give you an individual ID and allow us to understand what areas of our Site are of interest to you, so we can adjust site content appropriately. A cookie does not tell us your individual identity unless you have chosen to provide it to us.

Most cookies expire after a defined period of time. If you do not wish to have a cookie on your system, you may be able to set your browser to either refuse cookies or warn you before accepting a cookie. For more information regarding your system features, please refer to the documentation and help system provided with your browser software.

Personally identifiable information – modifications

The preceding paragraphs describe the categories of information that LEAP collects or may use or publish on this Site. Given the limited information collected and the form in which LEAP receives it, LEAP does not offer a process for review and changes to personal information. If you wish to change personally identifiable or other information that you have provided LEAP, please contact LEAP at via email at info@energlyleap.org.

Antitrust Compliance

All content selected and/or generated for posting, publication, use or inclusion on this Site must strictly comply with LEAP’s Antitrust Compliance Policy and other applicable policies.

Site Controlled from United States

This Site is controlled from offices within the United States. LEAP makes no representation that content or materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in other jurisdictions. Access to this Site content or materials from jurisdictions where such access is illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access this Site from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk. Individual users are always responsible for their compliance with applicable laws.

Disclosures

LEAP may preserve and/or disclose personally identifiable and other information you provide to third parties if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce these terms and conditions; (c) respond to claims that any information you provide violates the rights of third parties; (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of LEAP, its members and/or the public; or (e) in the event that all or substantially all of the assets of LEAP are transferred to or acquired by a third party.

External Links and Scope

This policy applies only to your use of this Site. This Site contains links to other sites that LEAP does not own or control. LEAP is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites accessible from links included on this Site. Links to other sites do not and are not intended to represent or imply any endorsement by LEAP of the material, content or policies of those sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information they may be collecting from you.

Other

Applicable laws may give you additional rights that are not described in this policy.

This Site is not intended for use by anyone under 18 years of age.

LEAP uses no encryption (data scrambling) on certain portions of the Site.

Contact

For further information on privacy matters or to submit requests for changes or updates to information applicable to you, please contact us via email at info@energlyleap.org.

Effective Date: June 22, 2010