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Terms & Privacy Policy

The Vermont Public Power Supply Authority adopted this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to reflect our commitment to protecting your privacy. We take the collection of personal information from our Users seriously and are committed to protecting each User’s privacy in accordance with this policy.

In this Privacy Policy, we use the term “User” to include any individual who accesses and uses any of the Services. This notice applies solely to information collected by this website.

How to Contact Us

You may contact VPPSA directly if you have questions about this privacy policy or our terms of use. Please contact us at:

info@vppsa.com

Vermont Public Power Supply Authority
P.O. Box 126
5195 Waterbury-Stowe Road
Waterbury Center, VT 05677

Data Controller

The data controller for the information that you provide or that we collect pursuant to this privacy policy is: Vermont Public Power Supply Authority, P.O. Box 126, 5195 Waterbury-Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, VT 05677.

VPPSA is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to and collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you for the services that we provide. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

Information We Collect

This policy applies to information we collect on this website and its features including but not limited to:

  • Email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this website.
  • Login, registration for events or mailing lists, surveys, completed rebate forms, or completed contact form.
  • Search queries on this site.
  • It does not apply to information collected by:
    • Any of VPPSA’s Members who have their own separate privacy policies;
    • Any other website operated by VPPSA; or
    • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from this website.

Children Under the Age of 13

The VPPSA website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on our site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this site or on or through any of its features, payments processing, any of the interactive or public comments, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parent/guardian consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at: info@vppsa.com.

How We Use Information

VPPSA will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us and/or provide services for which you contracted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in each such email.

Certain Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.

We contract with other companies to provide certain services, which may include (but are not limited to): email newsletters, website analytics and software hosting, social media management, and payment processing. We provide these companies with the minimal information that they need to perform their services. These companies are prohibited by contract from using this information for their own marketing purposes or from sharing this information with anyone other than VPPSA.

Cookies

VPPSA uses “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site User’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our Users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Websites Linked to This Site

VPPSA provides links to other websites or other websites link to us. These sites operate independently of VPPSA and have established their own privacy policies and terms of use. We are not responsible for the practices employed by these websites or the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to move from our site to another website, our privacy policy is no longer in effect. Please refer to that website’s policies before proceeding.

California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits Users of our site who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to info@vppsa.com or the address listed above.

Notice for international users

VPPSA website is designed for and targeted to Users in the United States and are governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States. We make no representation that the Services are operated in accordance with the laws or regulations of any other nations. Information collected may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which we or our service providers maintain facilities. Our service providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions, some of which may not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction. By using the VPPSA site and providing us with information directly or indirectly, you consent to the transfer of information to the United States or to any other country in which our service providers maintain facilities for processing by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Your Consent

By using this site you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this policy. In consideration of your use of this site, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction.

Changes to VPPSA Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Your continued use of this website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this policy, please contact us immediately.