HUB Controls Ltd. is committed to protecting the security and privacy of your personal data. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to anyone for any reason and we comply with the applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. The policy below will help you understand what information HUB Controls may collect, how we will use and safeguard that information and with whom we may share it.
HUB Controls will not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address), unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it (e.g. by registration, survey), or otherwise provide your consent.
We collect personal information about you in a number of ways:
1. We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer financial details with any third parties.
2. Application and registration. We collect personal information from you when you register for one of our services or participate in a HUB Controls promotion. The information we collect may include personal information, including your phone number, address and details about your lifestyle and habits.
3. Transaction and experience information. Once you are registered, we collect and maintain personal information about your account activity, including your heating and cooling settings, adjustments to those settings, occupancy patterns, and other information about your home and your interaction with your home. This information allows us to administer your account and provide the services you have requested.
4. Website Usage. When you visit our websites, we may use devices known as cookies, graphic interchange format files (GIFs), or other similar web tools to enhance your web experience. These tools help us to recognize you, maintain your web session, and provide a more personalized experience.
Collectively, the information about you that HUB Controls gathers from all sources is referred to as "Your Data." Your Data does not include information that third parties may independently gather from other Websites about you using their own means.
When you access our Websites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the Website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data and share it with our affiliates to monitor the attractiveness of our Websites and improve their performance or content.
When you view one of our Websites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a "cookie" to automatically recognize your PC next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, for example, by allowing us to tailor a Website to better match your interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
• Customise, monitor and improve the HUB Controls services and the content and advertising provided through them
• Enforce our Terms of Service and detect fraud and other illegal activities
• Bill and collect for any applicable fees or charges
• Let you know about new products or services from HUB Controls or other companies we work with as well as promotional offers, based on your preference settings
• Update any programs or other tools that we provide in conjunction with the HUB Controls services.
HUB Controls may use Your Data in these forms for internal business purposes, such as for license reporting and assessment of service levels, to better understand how the HUB Controls services are used, to gauge the effectiveness of the HUB Controls services, or determine ways to improve or modify the HUB Controls services. HUB Controls may also use Your Data to customize the HUB Controls services and make them more relevant to you. For example, HUB Controls may use such data to make recommendations on ways to save energy in your home. HUB Controls may use your Registration Data to verify that you are the person authorized to use the HUB Controls services or to manage your account.
The term "HUB Controls" may include affiliated companies that are owned by HUB Controls Ltd. HUB Controls may share information we collect about you within our family of companies to help: • Provide you with better service or to perform services on your behalf
• Respond to communications from you • Make it more convenient for you to use our services. At any time, you may instruct HUB Controls not to share information about you with our affiliates for certain purposes, as explained below under "How to Limit the Sharing and Use of Your Information."
We may share your information with outside companies and other third parties in certain limited circumstances, including: • To help us install equipment in your home and activate your HUB Controls services • When we use other companies to provide services for us, such as installation and customer support
• When we believe that disclosure is required or permitted under law (for example, to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement, resolve consumer disputes, perform credit/authentication checks or for risk control).
You may choose to limit the information we share about you among our affiliates and joint-marketing partners for marketing purposes. If you choose to do so, HUB Controls will not share with our affiliates consumer reports and other personal information about you that may be used:
• to determine your eligibility for credit (for example, information about your income, profession or employment status);
• to allow our affiliates to market their products or services to you based on eligibility information they receive from another HUB Controls affiliate or
• to share personal information about you with an outside company for joint-marketing purposes. You may exercise this choice by contacting us at the numbers or email address in the "Contact Us" section. You only need to contact us once, and your choice will be honoured across all of HUB Controls.
• Your choice will be applied to you as an individual and will automatically be extended to all of your accounts at HUB Controls
• You may make your affiliate-sharing privacy choice at any time, and that choice will remain in effect until you tell HUB Controls to change it If you exercise your privacy choice, HUB Controls will continue to share information among our affiliates that identifies you, together with your transactions and experiences with us, to perform services on your behalf and respond to communications from you.
HUB Controls also allows you to limit marketing from the HUB Controls affiliate(s) with which you have a relationship. This is separate from your affiliate-sharing choice. You may exercise this choice by contacting us at the numbers or email address in the 'Contact Us' section below. These preferences will remain in effect for at least five years, after which time HUB Controls may ask you to update those preferences and may contact you for marketing purposes.
We take precautions to ensure the information we collect about you is protected and is accessed only by authorized individuals who are trained regarding HUB Controls' information security practices. HUB Controls maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with European standards to guard your non-public personal information. To learn more about our security measures and any measures you need to take, please click the Privacy link on the HUB Controls website(s) you use.
To change your privacy preferences, provide us with updated information, report suspected fraud or identity theft, or for any other questions, please contact us. Links to other websites HUB Controls websites may contain links to other websites. HUB Controls is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites.