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Energy Smart values and respects your privacy. It is our policy to protect the information you provide. The following describes the information Energy Smart collects, why we collect it and how it is treated.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please send an email to or call us toll-free at 1-800-821-2230.

What information does Energy Smart collect?

When you contact us:

  • Your name
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your company name
  • Your job title
  • Your phone number

When you sign up for our newsletter:

  • Your name
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your company name
  • Your utility name
  • Your address, city, state and zip code

When you enter information in Start Now:

  • Your utility name
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your company name
  • Your name (optional)
  • Your job title (optional)

What does Energy Smart do with your information?

We use your information to respond only in the manner you have requested. We do not sell or otherwise share your information unless you have given us permission to do so.

Periodically throughout the year we update our members via email newsletters. If at any time you want to opt out of receiving our email newsletter, each newsletter includes instructions for doing so – reply to the e-mail with “unsubscribe” in the subject line.

Does Energy Smart use cookies?

A cookie is a tiny file of data that remains on your hard drive. Energy Smart does not use cookies on our web site or in our e-mails to collect any personal information.

We may collect your IP address, which is a unique number assigned to your machine by your Internet Service Provider each time you connect to the Internet. We will use this information (e.g., user traffic patterns, page views on the web site, click-through rates, search terms that users enter into our search utility) to monitor the flow of traffic and make improvements to the site’s content.

What about site security?

Our site does link to third party sites, and Energy Smart claims no responsibility for the privacy and data usage on any third party site.

What about children using this site?

There is no content at that is unsuitable for children.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that users are always aware of how we use your information and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated in this policy, we will notify our users by email or a posted change to this policy at such time. We reserve the right to amend or change this policy at any time.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this web site, you can contact Energy Smart by using our contact form or by emailing us at

Legal Disclaimer

This site provides information designed to help users cope with their own legal, business, financial, and other needs. This information is not the same as retaining experts in those fields for advice. Although we go to great lengths to ensure the information is accurate, we strongly recommend you consult an expert, including but not limited to a lawyer, accountant, financial services consultant, or other professional as appropriate. Nothing contained in this web site is to be considered as the rendering of legal, financial, professional or other advice for specific cases, and users are responsible for obtaining such advice from their own legal, financial or other counsel. The information contained on this site is intended for educational, background and informational purposes only.