Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting https://stopthepgebailout.com (the “website”), which is operated by [The Agricultural Energy Consumers Association (AECA) and The Ad Hoc Committee of Senior Unsecured Noteholders of Pacific Gas and Electric Company] (“we”, “us”, or “our”). We have adopted this privacy policy to inform you of our policies with respect to information collected from online users (“privacy policy”). This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website.

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our website.

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at PPstopthebailout@gmail.com or through the contact information listed below in Section 14.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?

4. DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?

5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

7. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?

8. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

9. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES

10. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?

11. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?

12. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

13. INTERNATIONAL USERS

14. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?

1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We may collect certain information from you when you interact with us. When we use the term “personal information” we mean information that we directly associate with a specific person, or that can reasonably be used to identify a specific person such as a name, address, telephone number, email address, or Internet Protocol (IP) address. The website collects some information from you that is voluntarily provided by you, and other information that is collected by the website automatically.

Information collected directly from you

In Short: We collect some information from you directly when you provide it to us.

Through your use of the website and interactions with us you may provide us with contact information such as your name and e-mail address. This information may be requested when you sign up to receive notifications from us or it may be collected when you contact us directly.

Information automatically collected from you

In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when you visit our website.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate the website, including some personal information. This information may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our website and other technical information.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies, for more information, see Section 4 below.

2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?

In Short: We use your personal information in order to communicate with you, administer and improve our website, and for marketing purposes.

In general, we may use personal information and other information collected about you from the website for:

  • Communication with You. When you sign-up for notifications or when you contact us we will use that information to contact and communicate with you.
  • Website Improvement and Analytics. We use information collected from you to improve our website and the content provided herein, review site trends, and user interests.
  • Marketing. We use information collected from you to provide you with content that may be of interest to you and other marketing purposes in order to promote our website.
  • Legal Compliance. To comply with laws, regulations, legal processes, and law enforcement requirements.
  • Security and Integrity. To detect and defend against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful activity, and maintain the security and integrity of our systems.
  • As Otherwise Permitted by Law.

3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?

In Short: We may share information that we collect through the website with third parties, including vendors and advertisers, and in certain situations such as business transfers or to comply with our legal obligations.

We may share or disclose the information we collect through the website with the following parties and in the following situations:

  • Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. For example, this may include: data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on our website, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the website over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity.
  • Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company. We reserve the right to use or disclose any information in aggregate form, for any purpose, in our sole judgment.
  • Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the website. These companies may use information about your visits to our website and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
  • Legal Obligations. We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
  • Vital Interests. We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

4. DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?

In Short: We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. We use cookies to improve the quality of our website when you visit our web site and other web sites of interest to you. We also use cookies to estimate our audience, analyze your visiting patterns, and improve advertising campaigns.

A “cookie” is a small piece of data that can be sent by a Web server to your computer, which then may be stored by your browser on your computer. Cookies are useful in allowing more efficient login for users, tracking transaction histories, preserving information between sessions, and improving the functionality of the website. Some Web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome may have features that can notify you when you receive a cookie or prevent cookies from being sent. To learn more about cookies, including information on what cookies have been set on your device and how cookies can be managed and deleted, visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/. To learn how you can opt-out of Google’s use of cookies, please visit Google’s Ad Settings at https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our website.

In addition to the use of cookies, we may use certain third-party services, such as Google Analytics, to help us analyze how people use the website. We use this information to evaluate your and other users’ use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services relating to website activity, events, and Internet usage. We also include social media features such as social media widgets that allow you to link to a social media website or share website content. These social media features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these social media features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?

In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless otherwise required by law.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for longer than 2 years.

6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?

In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our website is at your own risk. You should only access the website within a secure environment.

7. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?

In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using our website, you represent that you are at least 18. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at PPstopthebailout@gmail.com.

8. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?

In Short: You may request access to or correction of your personal information.

We would like to keep your personal information accurate and complete. If you would like us update your information, or to consider providing you access to, or making a correction to, your personal information maintained in our records, please send your request to us at PPstopthebailout@gmail.com.

We may send you e-mails related to news updates, security, or the administration of the website. If you do not wish to receive these communications, please send an email containing your request to PPstopthebailout@gmail.com with the word “Unsubscribe” in the subject line. You will also have regular opportunities to opt-out by following the instructions listed in the e-mail.

Additionally, as noted above, in Section 4, you can manage your preferences for cookies and similar technologies.

9. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy policy.

10. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?

In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided in Section 13 below.

11. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?

In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

12. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

In Short: This privacy policy only applies to this website and not third party websites we may provide links to.

This privacy policy only applies to the use and disclosure of information we collect through our website. This website may contain links to other websites, including websites belonging to third parties. The inclusion of a link on this websites does not imply endorsement of the linked website or service by us. Access to any other websites is at your own discretion and we encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every website or online services visited in order to learn how such third parties may treat your information.

13. INTERNATIONAL USERS

In Short: This website is located in and stores information in the United States.

This website is located in the United States and the information it collects is stored in the United States. Data protection laws in the United States may be different from those of your country of residence. If you voluntarily submit personal information to us while located or residing in a country outside the United States, you understand that you are voluntarily agreeing to the use and processing of such information as provided under this privacy policy, including transfer of your information to the United States, a jurisdiction which may not offer the same framework for the protection of personal information as the jurisdiction in which you are located.

14. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?

If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may email us at PPstopthebailout@gmail.com.