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Privacy Policy

Who we are ?

We are a solar provider company in Santa Barbara, California Our website address is https://solarearthinc.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it Comments When visitors leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to assist with spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also known as a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy can be found here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media If you upload images to our website, please avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms Cookies 

If you leave a comment on our site, you may choose to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and log in to our site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites Articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics Who we share your data with We do not share your data with any third parties.

How long we retain your data If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data If you have an account on our site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information: 

You can contact us through our website contact form or email us at michael@solarearthinc.com

Additional information: We take the privacy and security of our users’ data seriously. We have implemented appropriate measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, and destruction.

How we protect your data:

  • We use secure servers and firewalls to protect against unauthorized access to our systems.
  • We encrypt sensitive information such as credit card numbers and login credentials.
  • We regularly update our security protocols and software to ensure that we are using the latest and most secure methods of data protection.
  • We limit access to personal data to employees and contractors who need it to perform their job responsibilities.
  • We have implemented data breach response procedures to quickly identify and address any security incidents.