Applicable law authorizes Greenlight to use the fiber system to collect personally identifiable information about our subscribers as necessary in order to render Greenlight services and service features and other services and to detect unauthorized reception or use of Greenlight services and service features. Applicable law prohibits us from using the fiber system to collect personally identifiable information concerning any subscriber for any purposes other than those listed above without the subscriber’s prior written or electronic consent. When you establish an account for Greenlight services we collect information such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as information used for credit checks, billing, and payment, and other information we may need to establish and service an account. During the initial provisioning of Greenlight services, and any subsequent changes or updates to that provisioning, Greenlight collects technical information about your computer hardware and software, cable modem and/or other cable service-related devices, and customization settings and preferences. If you rent your residence, we may have a record of whether landlord permission was required prior to installing our cable facilities as well as your landlord’s name and address. Greenlight also collects personally identifiable information about you when you communicate with us for support, maintenance, and billing, send us e-mails, respond to our surveys or e-mails, engage in chat sessions with us, register for information, or participate in promotions or contests, for example. In addition, Greenlight may combine personally identifiable information, which we collect as part of our regular business records, with personally identifiable information obtained from third parties for the purpose of creating an enhanced personal database to use in marketing and other activities related to Greenlight services and our other services.
Greenlight considers the personally identifiable information contained in our business records to be confidential. Applicable law authorizes Greenlight to disclose personally identifiable information concerning any subscriber for the following purposes if the disclosure is:
Applicable law prohibits us from disclosing personally identifiable information concerning any subscriber for any purposes other than those listed above without the subscriber’s prior written or electronic consent. The frequency of any information disclosure varies in accordance with our business activities and needs.
Greenlight may use and disclose personally identifiable information collected on Greenlight services as provided for by applicable law in order to:
Greenlight may also use and disclose personally identifiable information as provided for by applicable law in order to perform, for example:
We sometimes disclose personally identifiable information about you to our affiliates or to others who work for us. We sometimes also disclose personally identifiable information about you to our employees for Greenlight’s internal business purposes, as well as to outside auditors, professional advisors and service providers, potential business transition partners, and regulators. Typically, we make these disclosures when the disclosure is necessary to render, or conduct a legitimate business activity related to, Greenlight services or other services we provide to you. We may be required by law or legal process to disclose certain personally identifiable information about you to lawyers and parties in connection with litigation and to law enforcement personnel. We may also disclose certain personally identifiable information about you to third parties such as, for example, charities, marketing organizations, or other businesses, in connection with disclosures made for “mailing list” or other purposes.
We make every reasonable effort to protect subscriber privacy as described in this Policy. Nevertheless, we may be required by law to disclose personally identifiable information about a subscriber without his or her consent and without notice in order to comply with a valid legal process such as a subpoena, court order, or search warrant. We may also use or disclose personally identifiable information about you without your consent to protect our customers, employees, or property, in emergency situations, to enforce our rights in court or elsewhere, or directly with you, and for violations of Greenlight’s Terms of Services policy.
Greenlight transmits personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information about you over Greenlight services when you send and receive e-mail, video mail, and instant messages, transfer and share files, make files accessible, visit Web sites, or otherwise use Greenlight services and its features. Our transmission of this information is necessary to render Greenlight services. Greenlight uses third parties to deliver some features and functions of Greenlight services, such as support, e-mail, video mail, instant messaging, and web hosting, for example, and those third parties collect or transmit personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information about you. These third parties are not permitted to use your personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing their services. We will not read your outgoing or incoming e-mail, video mail, private chat, or instant messages, but we (or our third party providers) do store e-mail messages and video mail messages on computer systems for a period of time. We could be required to disclose these messages and communications along with other personally identifiable information about you to comply with law or to protect our Service as described in the Legal Disclaimer section of this Policy. We also monitor the performance of our service and your service connection in order to manage, maintain, and improve Greenlight services and your connection to it. We (or our third party providers) use tools to help prevent and block “spam” e-mails, viruses, spyware, and other harmful or unwanted communications and programs on Greenlight services. These tools may automatically scan your e-mails, video mails, instant messages, file attachments, and other files and communications in order to help us protect you and Greenlight services against these harmful or unwanted communications and programs. However, these tools do not collect or disclose personally identifiable information about you.
Greenlight services will allow you to access third parties, including without limitation, content providers, on-line services and other providers of goods, services and information. Some of these goods, services and information may be accessible directly from Greenlight services, and others may be accessible from the third parties referenced above. In connection with this third party access, you may be requested or required to provide your name, address, telephone number, credit card number and other personally identifiable information to such third parties. Greenlight is not responsible for any such information provided by you to third parties and you assume all privacy and other risks associated with providing personally identifiable information to third parties via Greenlight services.