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Our Commitment to Our Customers: At AmeriGas, we are committed to providing you with exceptional customer service, which we recognize is built on trust. In our effort to provide you the best possible customer experience we collect and use some personal information about you.
We value your privacy and we take it seriously. We use your Personal Information to provide our Services in alignment with your preferences, to process your requests and orders, to contact you regarding products and services which may be of interest to you, and to carry out relevant administrative services. We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties without obtaining necessary consent or providing disclosures required by applicable law.
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Definition of Personal Information. When we refer to the term “Personal Information,” it includes any information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household, including any information that is subject to applicable data protection laws, including “nonpublic Personal Data” as defined under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”), “protected health information” as defined under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), “Personal Data” as defined under the European Union (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018, “Personal Information” as defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act, Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1798.100 to 1798.199 (“CCPA”) and “Cardholder data” as defined under Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (“PCI DSS”).
Examples of Personal Information include but are not limited to: first and last name, postal address, email address or other online contact information (such as an online user ID), telephone number, date of birth, Social Security number (or its equivalent), driver’s license number or other government-issued identification number, financial account information, payment card data (including primary account number, expiration date, service code, full magnetic stripe data or equivalent on a chip, CAV2/CVC2/CVV2/CID and PIN number), access code, password, security questions and answers, medical information, Internet Protocol (IP) address or any other unique identifier.
CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Currently, we may collect the following types of Personal Information about users of our online and offline Services:
2. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use the categories of Personal Information collected about you to enhance our Services and your customer experience and for the purposes described below:
We may use Personal Information for any purpose otherwise allowed by applicable law. We may also make use of all information acquired through the Services that is not Personal Information, such as aggregate data.
WE USE GOOGLE ANALYTICS AND OTHER ANALYTICS TOOLS
We use Google Analytics and other analytics providers to collect information about how users interact with our Website. AmeriGas uses the data obtained through Google and other analytics providers to understand how users interact with our websites so that we can improve our Services. The information collected for this purpose (including your IP address or other information collected by automated means, like cookies) will be disclosed to or collected directly by the analytics providers. Please note that the information generated by analytics cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers located in the United States.
AmeriGas’s policy is not to utilize or store the analytics information it receives about the use of our Services in a way that identifies directly any particular individual.
To learn more about Google’s privacy practices and any opt-out choices Google Analytics offers, visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en.
3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties without obtaining necessary consent or providing disclosures required by applicable law.
We may share your Personal Information with the following third parties or service providers for the purposes described below:
4. HOW WE STORE AND PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We care about the safety and security of your information. AmeriGas employs data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures designed to protect Personal Information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction. Where appropriate, we use firewalls and limits on who can access databases that store Personal Information.
Please keep in mind that it is not possible to achieve a perfect state of data security. Although we maintain reasonable administrative, physical and electronic security measures designed to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, we cannot ensure absolute security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that this information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your un-encrypted electronically stored Personal Information. To the extent the law of your jurisdiction allows for notification of a breach via e-mail or conspicuous posting on the Services, you agree to accept notice in that form.
5. YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION PREFERENCES
AmeriGas is committed to maintaining high standards of ethical conduct in its marketing activities and to complying with all federal and state Do-Not-Call rules regarding telemarketing calls. AmeriGas’s Do Not Call Policy is available by clicking here: https://www.amerigas.com/do-not-call.
As a convenience and added benefit to our customers, AmeriGas provides customers with a variety of options to communicate with AmeriGas and address questions about an account or Service, including updates to your profile/privacy settings. For example, we may contact you by telephone, email, text (SMS) message, auto-dial, or prerecorded call regarding AmeriGas, promotions and marketing, account and payment information, the Services, including, technical, safety, and security notices.
We have built controls and policies in place to ensure that before contacting you we have obtained any necessary consents in order to comply with applicable law and in an effort to respect your preferences. AmeriGas has also created policies and procedures for customers to manage their communication preferences. By logging into your account at https://www.myamerigas.com or by contacting your local district office you can choose whether you want to receive certain informational and/or marketing email, text message, and/or automated or prerecorded calls from AmeriGas. For example:
Please note that we reserve the right to send you Services-related communications (e.g., account verification, payment confirmations, technical and security notices) by email, mail, or live telephone call that you may not opt out of. Even if you have unsubscribed from receiving promotional emails from us, we may send you other types of important email communications without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them, such as relevant customer service announcements and administrative notices.
6. YOUR PERSONALIZED ADVERTISING CHOICES
When you leave our websites, you may continue to see our ads on third-party websites we do not control. This personalized advertising is handled by service providers that automatically collect information about you on our websites and third-party websites using technology like cookies. You may be able to opt out of receiving personalized advertisements on this browser or device from advertisers, or advertising networks who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative or who subscribe to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out options of each of those organizations. Links to those sites are here:
Network Advertising Initiative
Digital Advertising Alliance
Both Network Advertising Initiative and Digital Advertising Alliance
You may also be able to change your mobile device settings to opt out of personalized advertising through apps by consulting your device’s settings. When you opt out of personalized advertising, you may continue to see online advertising on the Services and/or our ads on other websites and online services.
7. WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENT OF A CHANGE OF CONTROL
8. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
AmeriGas does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 16, knowingly allow such persons to register for the Services, or knowingly sell the personal information of such persons. The Services and their content are not directed at children under the age of 16. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 16 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact AmeriGas at privacyrequest@AmeriGas.com.
IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT UNDER THE AGE OF 18, DO NOT SHARE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ON ANY FORUM OR MESSAGE BOARD. If you do post any Personal Information, you can remove it using Services functionality. This removal may not be complete given the nature of the Internet. You may contact us for assistance.
9. HOW WE RESPOND TO DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS
10. OTHER WEBSITES AND SERVICES
The Services may contain links to other websites or services that we do not own or operate. We are not responsible for the practices employed by any websites or services linked to or from the Services, including the information or content contained within them. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link on our Services, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies, not ours.
11. INTERNATIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your personal data by us from your region to countries which do not have data protection laws that provide the same level of protection that exists in countries in the European Economic Area, including the United States. By providing your Personal Information, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Policy.
12. NEVADA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Although AmeriGas does not sell personal information, Nevada residents have the right to request that a company not sell their personal information. This right applies even if their personal information is not currently being sold. If you are a Nevada resident, and would like to submit such a request, you can do so by calling sending an email to email@example.com or by calling us toll-free at 866-744-5420. You may also submit a request by mail to:
Attn: Nevada Privacy Request
P.O. Box 965
Valley Forge, PA 19482
13. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Attn: California Privacy - Shine the Light Request
P.O. Box 965
Valley Forge, PA 19482
You may also submit a request to us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “California Privacy - Shine the Light Request” in the subject line of your email. Please also include your your name, mailing address, and current account number in the body of your email or letter.
If you are a California resident, we will provide the requested information to you at your email address if we have your email address on file. Please allow 30 days for a response.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right, subject to certain exceptions defined in the CCPA and other applicable laws and regulations, to request that we disclose certain information to you about the collection and use of your Personal Information over the past twelve (12) months. This right includes information about:
RIGHT TO REQUEST DELETION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right, subject to certain exceptions defined in the CCPA and other applicable laws and regulations, to request that we delete any of your Personal Information we have collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions.
EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS
To exercise the CCPA rights described above, please submit a consumer request to us by either:
In order for us to process this request you must:
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal Information if we cannot verify your identity, confirm your authority to make the request, and confirm that the Personal Information relates to you. Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us.
Please note that we will not accept more than two verifiable consumer requests within a 12-month period.
Only you, or a person you have designated in writing as your authorized agent, or who is registered with the California Secretary of State to act on your behalf, or whom you have provided power of attorney pursuant to California Probate Code sections 4000 to 4465 (“Authorized Agent”), may make a verifiable consumer request related to your Personal Information. Although individuals under the age of 18 are not permitted to use our Services and we do not knowingly collect the Personal Information of children, you have the right to make verifiable consumer requests on behalf of your minor child.
If you wish to have an Authorized Agent make a verifiable consumer request on your behalf, the Authorized Agent must provide us with sufficient written proof that you have designated him or her as your Authorized Agent. In addition to such proof, you must still provide sufficient information to allow us to reasonably verify that you are the person about whom we collected Personal Information.
You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
From time to time, we may offer you certain financial incentives permitted by the CCPA as compensation for the collection, sale, or deletion of Personal Information. If we do so, we will provide you with notice and collect your opt-in consent consistent with the requirements of the CCPA.
We encourage you to visit or create an online account at https://www.myamerigas.com, where you can access account information.
Calling us at our dedicated privacy phone line toll-free at 866-744-5420.
Attn: Legal Dept.-Privacy
P.O. Box 965
Valley Forge, PA 19482
If you are a Cynch customer, you may visit the Cynch website at www.cynch.com or contact a Cynch representative at email@example.com.