GZ Energy, LLC Privacy Policy

GZ Energy, LLC (“GZE”) respects your privacy, recognizes your need for appropriate protection of your personal information that you share with GZE as a user of GZE’s website (“GZE Website”), and is committed to protecting it.  GZE has established this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding how we collect personal information from you, how we process, use and disclose it, and your rights with respect to such information.

By visiting, using or accessing the GZE Website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this GZE Website.

Each time you visit, use or access the GZE Website, the current version of this Privacy Policy shall apply.  Accordingly, whenever you use the GZE Website, you should check the date of the Privacy Policy and review any changes.

Collection of personal information

Personal information is information relating to you that may be used to identify you as an individual, by reference to an identifier, including without limitation, your name, your physical or other address, your telephone number, your electronic mail address, your identification number, online user name, Internet activity information, location data, biometric data, economic, cultural or social identity, and other similar information. When you use the GZE Website, GZE may ask you for and collect personal information from and about you.

GZE may collect and combine information about you whenever you interact with us including:

  1. Information that you provide to us such as:
  • information you provide when you complete an application, registration, and other form; and
  • information you provide when you use our GZE Website to communicate, to comment or to provide other information on the GZE Website.
  1. Information that we collect about you such as:
  • information about your visit to the GZE Website such as pages views, referring webpages, search queries, product and service interests, and data analytics;
  • information that we collect about your computers, mobile phones and other devices used to access the GZE Website, including your IP address, cookie information, browser type, operating systems type, and mobile network information; and
  • information about your location.
  1. Information that we collect about you from others such as:
  • information about your transactions with us, our business partners, our customers, and our suppliers; and
  • information from publicly available sources.

Use of personal information

GZE may use your personal information (by combining and using the information collected as described above) for the following purposes:

  • to carry out our obligations to you in connection with providing certain information, products and services that you request from us;
  • to respond to your questions and requests in connection with certain information, products and services;
  • to notify you about changes to our products and services;
  • to provide our periodic newsletters and email updates;
  • to administer the GZE Website and for internal operations;
  • to improve and develop new features and content for the GZE Website;
  • to measure and understand the effectiveness of advertising that we provide to you and others, and to provide relevant advertising to you;
  • to comply with GZE’s legal obligations; and
  • to transfer your information as a part of a merger or sale of our business.

 

Sharing of personal information

GZE will not distribute, share or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party except as follows:

  • to companies, individuals and other third parties, when you have consented to such disclosure;
  • to business partners, suppliers and other third parties that help us to provide certain products and services to you;
  • trusted partners who work on behalf of GZE based on our direction and in compliance with appropriate confidentiality measures;
  • in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with GZE’s rights or property, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities;
  • when we believe in good faith that it is required or permitted by law; and
  • to transfer your personal information as a part of a merger or sale of our business.

Opting out and other rights

To keep you in control of your personal information and the communications directed to you, you may:

  • edit your marketing preferences and communications preferences;
  • access, review and correct your personal information;
  • if you are an individual who resides in the State of California, except as allowed under applicable law, request that GZE disclose to you the categories of your personal information collected, specific pieces of your personal information collected, categories of sources from which we collected your personal information, the purposes for which we use your personal information, categories of third parties with whom we share your personal information, and categories of your personal information that we sell or disclose to third parties;
  • if you are an individual who resides in the State of California, except as allowed under applicable law, request the deletion of your personal information;
  • if you are an individual who resides in the State of California, except as allowed under applicable law, request a copy of your personal information in a structured, machine readable format that can be transmitted to a third party or data controller; and
  • withdraw your previously given consent to processing of your personal information.

If you are an individual who resides in the State of California, GZE does not sell your personal information.

You may contact us regarding any inquiry or request concerning such rights by sending an email to support@thegzx.com, or by calling us at (443) 743-9756, or by completing an online form at www.thegzx.com.

GZE reserves the right to send you certain communications relating to the GZE Website that are considered part of your account, such as notifying you of changes to the GZE Website, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

Security

GZE takes great care in providing secure transmission of your information over the Internet.  Even though we strive to protect your personal identifiable information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  GZE cannot ensure and does not warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, which you do so at your own risk.  GZE uses encryption and security software to secure all sensitive information which is transmitted to us over the Internet.   Once we receive your transmission, GZE has reasonable technical, administrative and physical safeguards in place to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access, use and disclose.

The GZE Website does not support “do not track” requests.

Children’s privacy (individuals under 13 years old)

GZE is committed to protecting the privacy of children and encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their child’s online activities and interests.  You must be at least 13 years of age to use the GZE Website.  GZE does not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information about visitors to the GZE Website who are under such years of age.

Use of cookies

Like many websites, the GZE Website uses cookies to enable security and accessibility and to distinguish you from other users of the GZE Website.  They allow providers like GZE to facilitate and customize your use by saving your preferences while tracking information about your use, and to provide you with a better experience with the GZE Website.  Many improvements and updates to the GZE Website are based on the data collected by cookies.

Cookies are small data text files that are transferred to a user’s personal device for record-keeping purposes, if you agree.   You do not have to accept our cookies and can block them by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse all or some cookies. You may also delete them after they have been placed on your personal device.  If you do not accept or if you delete our cookies, then some areas of the GZE Website may take more time to work, or may not function properly.

How We Link to Other Websites

The GZE Website contains links that may direct you to other websites that are beyond our control.  These websites are linked only for your convenience and you access them at your own risk. We have no control over these websites or how they collect, distribute or otherwise use any personal information, and we do not guaranty the security of any information that you may disclose.  We encourage you to review the terms of service and privacy policies available at these other websites.

Changes to this policy

GZE reserves the right, at any time and from time to time, to change or modify this Privacy Policy.  If we make material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will provide you with appropriate notice before such changes take effect.

Contacting us

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending an email to support@thegzx.com or via mail at GZ Energy, LLC, 100 International Drive, 23rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202, or via telephone at (443) 743- 9756.

Effective Date:  October 13, 2020

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