Privacy

We at Econolite, respect your privacy and the purpose for which our site visitors provide us information. We only collect the minimum amount of personal information that is necessary to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with us and we do not sell or rent any of the information collected to third parties. If you are visiting us from the EU, we comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. This Privacy Policy Statement explains who Econolite is, what visitor information is collected, how and why information is collected, how information is used, how it is protected and sets forth your privacy rights. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy Statement. 

 

This Policy applies to Econolite websites, and products, services, software, and apps on which we post a direct link to Econolite website(s) or refer to within this Policy (“Services”). This Policy covers only personal data collected through the Services and, if specifically referenced, personal data in connection with our marketing activities such as surveys, special-purpose web pages, and our Careers pages. This Policy does not cover non-Econolite sites that users access via links from our site.


About Econolite

Econolite is an innovator of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions, products, and services. Econolite is committed to employing advanced technologies that reduce travel time, ease congestion, enhance transit operations, provide safer mobility, and improve quality of life. The company's mission and brand promise reflect its unwavering commitment to providing transportation agencies with solutions that increase roadway efficiencies.

As the one-stop-shop leader for traffic management systems, sensor products, and services, our broad offerings also include planning and design of turnkey, multi-modal transportation systems, software engineering, traffic network implementation, integration, operations, and maintenance. Econolite is committed to the advancement of connected and autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and cybersecurity.

Types of Data and Collection Methods

We collect a variety of personal data through the means described below. Viewers and visitors to our website have choices about the data they provide. When you are asked to provide data to us, you may choose not to. If requested data is not provided, Econolite services, products, and/or requested information may be limited.

Data submitted: If you request or submit information to us by sending an email via the “mail to:” function or filling out a “contact” form, we may collect names, email address(es), mailing address(es), telephone number(s), and any data related to your business you provide to us. We also collect personal data when you register for product updates, notices and warranties, place orders for a product or service, and sign up for product training. If you consent, the personal data may subsequently be used.  In connection with chargeable services, we will also collect payment information (e.g., credit card number and related verification data), phone number, and billing and shipping addresses as part of our regular business operations. 

Data collected from our websites: When someone visits our websites, including microsites and landing pages, general data is collected from your computer or mobile device such as your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the site. In addition, we collect data about how our websites are used, including date and time of a visit to our site, the areas or pages of the site visited, the amount of time spent viewing the site, the number of times you return to the site, and other click-stream data. 

Cookies: We use a minimal number of web-standard cookies or similar technologies to collect data about your use of our websites or web apps. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on the hard drive of your computer or device when you access the site. We use cookies to help operate our sites and services, including: site/form recall so visitors do not have to enter the same information when returning to our sites; develop aggregate statistics to help monitor site performance; conduct research; improve our content and services; and, help protect the security of our sites and services.

By using our site, you consent to the placement of these standard cookies.  Cookies can be deleted. However, by doing so, some features on the site or information may not be available. Go to the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. 

Disclosure of Data

Legally compelled disclosure of information: Econolite may disclose information when legally compelled to do so and for the protection of our legal rights. This includes sharing data as required by law without limitation, in connection with requests from law enforcement officials and in connection with court proceedings. We may share or transfer data in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer, or other reorganization of all or parts of our business. Finally, we may also share your personal data where you have granted Econolite permission.

Your Choices 

Opt-In/Out: In some circumstances, such as email marketing, we offer you the ability to opt-in or opt-out of specific data collection, use, or sharing. You also may ask us at any time to change your preferences regarding how we use or disclose your information or let us know that you do not wish to receive any further communication from us.

Access: If you would like to access your personal data that we maintain, or the personal data you have submitted is no longer accurate, current, or complete, and you wish to update it, please contact Econolite’s Marketing Department (contact information at the bottom of this page) If you need to correct your personal data, we reserve the right to use data obtained previously to verify your identity.  Subject to any exceptions prescribed by law, and provided we can authenticate your identity, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information and will be entitled to amend it as appropriate

Do Not Track: We do not respond to “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) signals sent by web browsers. A uniform standard has not yet been adopted to determine how DNT signals should be interpreted and what actions should be taken by websites and third parties that receive such signals. However, you may use a variety of other means of controlling data collection and use, including cookie controls in your browser settings and the personalized advertising controls described in the Cookies section above.

Retention: We retain personal data while your account is active, or as needed to provide services. We will delete personal data within a reasonable time after the data is no longer necessary for the business purpose for which it was collected. We will, however, retain and use personal data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce agreements. For more information on your rights for erasure and portability, please contact Econolite’s Marketing Department.

Security: Transmissions over the Internet are never 100 percent secure or error-free. However, we take reasonable steps to protect your data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We restrict access to your personal data to those employees who need to know. It is your responsibility to safeguard your passwords and User IDs, and to notify us using one of the contact methods listed in this Privacy Statement if you ever suspect that your password or User ID for one of our Services has been compromised. You are solely responsible for any unauthorized use of our Services conducted via your password and User ID.

Sharing:  Information collected by Econolite is stored on Econolite servers or servers hosted by third parties in the U.S. Third parties, however, do not have access for any purpose other than cloud storage and retrieval. From time to time, Econolite may share personal data with third parties who facilitate the delivery of our products and services, such as distributors and channel partners.  

Privacy Policy Updates

To stay compliant with applicable legal requirements, we will review and/or may add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy Statement at any time and will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on this Policy page the date it was last updated. When you visit our websites or use Econolite Services, you are accepting the current version of this Policy. We recommend that users revisit this Policy page on occasion to learn of any changes. The current version of this Privacy Policy Statement is always available at: https://www.econolite.com/privacy/

Effective July 13, 2018 

Concerns and Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about the way we collect personal information through our Services or this Policy, please contact us at marketing@econolite.com.  All reported concerns are investigated and written responses are provided.