Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the SolarProfessional.com website and reviewing our privacy policy. SolarPro’s parent company, Home Power Inc., does not collect personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. “Personal information” is information that can be linked to an individual.

This Privacy Policy was developed as an extension of our commitment to combine the finest quality services with the highest level of integrity and security. Our Privacy Policy guides how we collect, store and use information and will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our visitors’ changing needs. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy frequently and remain informed about any changes to it. We encourage you to visit this page often.

Here is how we handle information about your visit to SolarProfessional.com:

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

Home Power, Inc. automatically gathers information about every visit to our website. That information is gathered and stored, even if you do nothing during your visit but browse through our website, read pages or download information. The information gathered does not identify you personally. This information is gathered and analyzed to make our site more user friendly and evaluate our site’s effectiveness. Only the following information about your visit is automatically gathered:

  1. The Internet domain from which you access our website. The Internet domain is the name of your Internet provider and is followed by a designation such as .com, .net, .org, .edu, etc. This is not your e-mail address.
  2. The IP address assigned to your Internet session. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access any part of the web. Home Power Inc., does not assign the IP address.
  3. The type of browser used to access our site, such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or another.
  4. The type of operating system used to access our site, such as Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows or another.
  5. The date and time you access our site.
  6. The pages of our site you visit.
  7. If you linked to our website from another website and the address of that website.

Use Of Cookies

Certain sections of the SolarProfessional.com website use "cookies" to store user information and enhance the user's visit. A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses or capture your email address. Cookies on our site securely store a user's ID and password and identify which parts of our site have been visited. Cookies help us understand which parts of our website are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how long they spend there. We use cookies to study traffic patterns on our site so we can make the site even better.

Cookies were originally designed to help a website distinguish a user's browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. If you are just browsing SolarProfessional.com, a cookie identifies only your browser. If you become an approved member, or registered user, on SolarProfessional.com (with a user ID and password), we may use cookies so that we can provide personalized information that we believe will be of value to you based on preferences you have indicated while visiting the site. It is possible to set your browser to inform you when a cookie is being placed and decide whether to accept the cookie. If you are just browsing our site and are not a registered user, you do not have to accept a cookie and you can still continue browsing the site. However, previous members revisiting our website should accept cookies, as they are essential for site administration and security.

Interactive Material

Portions of this site may allow users to post their own material. The materials posted by users do not necessarily reflect the views of SolarPro magazine and Home Power Inc. By posting materials to the SolarProfessional.com website, you represent that you have all necessary rights in and to such materials, and that such materials will not infringe on any personal or proprietary rights of any third parties, nor will such materials be harmful, defamatory, unlawful, threatening, obscene, lewd, lascivious, harassing or otherwise objectionable.

Home Power Inc. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to review, edit or delete any material posted by users that Home Power Inc. for any reason whatsoever determines may be harmful, defamatory, unlawful, threatening, obscene, lewd, lascivious, harassing, potentially in violation of any party's rights or otherwise objectionable.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, SOLARPRO MAGAZINE AND HOME POWER INC. EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY MATERIAL COMMUNICATED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.

By posting materials to the SolarProfessional.com website, you authorize SolarPro magazine and Home Power Inc. to use, and authorize others to use, any such materials in any manner or medium.

You may not advertise or solicit on this website without Home Power Inc.’s express permission.

Our website has links to the many other websites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Questions And Comments?

We have established procedures to ensure that every reasonable effort is made to address your concerns. Feel free to contact us.