NESCOE Website (nescoe.com)
The NESCOE website identified above is owned and controlled by the New England States Committee on Electricity, Inc. (doing business as “NESCOE, Inc.”), a not-for-profit entity that represents the collective perspective of the six New England Governors in regional electricity matters and advances the New England states’ common interest in the provision of electricity to consumers at the lowest possible prices over the long-term, consistent with maintaining reliable service and environmental quality.
What identifying information do we collect?
NESCOE collects personally identifiable information that you provide to us, knowingly, through the NESCOE website. “Personally identifiable information” refers to information that directly identifies you, such as your name and e-mail address. NESCOE collects personally identifiable information only when knowingly provided by you in online forms or registration forms. For example, you may voluntarily supply us your personal data when you take an action such as enter such data on any online form hosted on the NESCOE website.
Also, NESCOE may collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit the NESCOE website. “Non-personally identifiable information” refers to information that does not identify you but which can be used to track certain Internet conduct. For instance, your computer’s IP address, your web browser’s identity, the date and time you accessed the website, the page or pages you visited and resources you accessed, the website you arrived to the NESCOE website from and the website that you depart to as well as the IP address of the computer being used to access the NESCOE website, may be all collected without any action on your part.
When a user performs a search within the NESCOE website, NESCOE may record information identifying the user or linking the user to the search performed. NESCOE may also record limited information associated with search requests made by a user and use that information to, among other things, solve technical problems with the NESCOE website and to calculate overall usage statistics.
What do we do with the identifying information we collect?
NESCOE uses your personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information in the following ways:
Non-personally identifiable information. NESCOE may use your non-personally identifiable information for any legal or organizational purpose. Generally, we track non-personally identifiable information for internal purposes and to help us interact with visitors to the NESCOE website. While we do not generally do so, we may correlate non-personally identifiable information to particular individuals to investigate possible illegal conduct or violations of the Terms and Conditions governing your use of the NESCOE website, to comply with legal process (e.g. subpoenas), and to assist law enforcement agencies, or as otherwise required by law.
Personally identifiable information. NESCOE may use and disclose your personally identifiable information for any legal or organizational purpose. Generally, we use this information to contact you directly in response to your website interaction. In addition, NESCOE may use your personally identifiable information to investigate possible illegal conduct or violations of the Terms and Conditions governing your use of the NESCOE website, to comply with legal process (e.g. subpoenas), and to assist law enforcement agencies, or as otherwise required by law.
Do we share the information we collect with third parties?
NESCOE may share with third parties your personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information for any legal purpose. For example, we may share your information with third parties that assist us in providing our services or otherwise in responding to your requests. Users should be aware that information you provide to NESCOE through this web site may be shared with state government officials, who are subject to applicable state public records laws. Further, we may share information with third parties for potentially other reasons. By contacting us at the mailing address listed below, you can request that your personally identifiable information not be shared with third parties for reasons other than assisting us in providing our services or otherwise responding to your information requests, unless required by law.
Without limiting the foregoing, NESCOE may transfer any information in its databases, including but not limited to personally identifiable information, to a third party as part of its organizational operations. Also, NESCOE may release personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information in order to comply with requests from law enforcement and government agencies, and to enforce the Terms and Conditions and other agreements. We will do so when we believe in good faith that disclosing this information is otherwise necessary or advisable, including, for instance, to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with the rights or property of NESCOE, another user or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
What about Third Party Links?
Access or Change Your Personal Data
By contacting us at the mailing address listed below, you can correct, amend, or delete the personally-identifiable information that you have provided through the NESCOE website. If you wish to review the personally-identifiable information we have on file about you, please send a written request to Webmaster c/o NESCOE Inc, 655 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106.
To honor a request to correct, amend or delete personally-identifiable information, you will need to supply information sufficient for us to identify unsolicited communications, if any, you have received from us.
Effective as of September 1, 2015