What Personal Information Is Gathered?
The information gathered from customers is used to provide services to you, communicate with you about information you request, and/or help us personalize and continually improve your experience at ArewaElectricity. The types of information we gather are:
Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our website/mobile apps or give us in any other way (e.g. name, contact information). The information you provide is mainly used for purposes such as responding to your requests, processing your purchases, customizing your experience, and communicating with you.
Automatic Information (Cookies): Like many websites, we use “cookies” to receive and store certain types of information whenever your Web browser accesses ArewaElectricity or advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of ArewaElectricity on other websites. Examples of what type of information are automatically collected include what pages you view, the links you click, the materials you access, and other actions taken within our website.
Information from Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information (e.g. updated address information from our partners).
What About Cookies?
These cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. We use persistent, identifying cookies to remember your information and to link your activities to you. If you wish to disable the usage of cookies, you can easily do so by clicking the “help” button on the toolbar of your web browser and following the provided instructions. However, because these cookies enable you to successfully sign in, add items to your Shopping Cart, proceed to Checkout, and other essential website features, we recommend that you leave them turned on. If left disabled, ArewaElectricity will be unable to accept your web based transactions.
Do We Share the Information Collected?
Our customers’ information is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We only share customer information with:
Third-Party Service services: We use other companies' services such as SMS gateways to perform some functions which may require access to your contact information, but they may not use it for other purposes.
Business Transfers: As we continue to grow and develop our business, we might sell or buy business units, or engage in transfers, acquisitions, mergers, restructurings, changes of control or similar transactions. In such transactions, customer information is generally one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Notice.
Protection of ArewaElectricity & Others: We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Terms & Conditions and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, safety of our Site, our users, or others. This includes: exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
With Your Consent: You will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
We take precaution to protect our customers’ information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to secure your personal information. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), 128-bit encryption, software is used to protect the security of your information during transmission by encrypting the information you input via the website. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer. We recommend that you do not disclose your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password and account.While we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee absolute security. You should recognize, that no computer system is fully secure and that there are inherent risks associated with Internet transactions. Of course, any information you post in our Dr. I Forums or other public posting area on our website is available to anyone with Internet access.
What Information Can I Access?
Customers can view or change their own stored account information such as name or e-mail address through our website under “My Account”. To make changes or access this information, you must have your phone number/e-mail address and password.
Are Children Allowed to Use ArewaElectricity?
We do not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18, you may use our website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.