Data Privacy Policy

  • General

    This Privacy Policy applies to the Battery Exchange Program Website, which has been established by Rust Consulting, Inc. to provide information about, and to receive and process requests for, the Battery Exchange Program. Network Solutions is providing technical support and hosting services to us.

    This Privacy Policy applies to information that you submit through the Battery Exchange Program Website, or otherwise. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that is publicly available, that is lawfully obtained from outside sources or that you may submit to other websites or in connection with other programs.

    We will only use your information pursuant to this Privacy Policy or as authorized by you.

    We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you are familiar with our privacy practices. If at any time you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the email or physical address in the last paragraph of this Privacy Policy.

    The website may contain links to information at other websites. By clicking on one of these links, you are moving to another website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

  • Information Collected

    • Personally Identifiable Information

      "Personally Identifiable Information" as used in this Privacy Policy is information that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you, including your name, street address, email address, telephone number(s),and your computer’s unique identifier information. We collect Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of places on the website, such as when you:

      • Sign up to receive the Notice of Class Action Settlement and other information about the Settlement;

      • o Contact us through the website to request information from us or for other purposes relating to the program;

      • Submit a request to participate in the program;

    • Other Information

      We may receive data sent by your browser or as a result of the website’s use of "cookies."

      When you visit the website, we send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer. We use cookies for various reasons, including enabling us to recognize when you are logged in to the website and to provide access to your data while you are logged in, to store your language preferences (if applicable) and to facilitate your use of the website. You may be able to control how cookies are used by consulting your Internet browser software.

      In addition, your browser may send us information, such as your requests to the website, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language and the date and time of your request.

  • Use of Information

    We will only use or disclose your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy or as authorized by you. We may use your information to administer the program, including to respond to your inquiries, directions and requests regarding the program, for the processing and administration of requests, and to improve our administration services. We also may use your information to communicate with you about the status of the program and matters relating to the program.

    We will not associate Personally Identifiable Information collected from you through the website with any of your Personally Identifiable Information that we obtain from sources other than you or other than through the website except for the uses specified by this Privacy Policy, unless such information is public or as authorized by you.

    Except as provided in this Privacy Policy or as authorized by you, we will not share any of your Personally Identifiable Information with any other person. We may disclose information that you provide about your request so long as we do not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, we may share information from you and others in aggregated, non-personally identifiable form with any other person, including members of the general public.

    We may also use information, or share information with third parties, when we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with legal process or otherwise satisfy any applicable law or regulation; or (b) prevent fraud or imminent harm, ensure the security of information or address technical issues.

    We may use independent contractors, vendors and suppliers ("Outside Contractors"). If we use Outside Contractors to assist with the processing of your information, we may disclose your information to them or receive your information through them. Before disclosing any information to an Outside Contractor, we will, at a minimum, require that it agrees to comply with our obligations under this Privacy Policy with respect to information it receives from us or from you as our Outside Contractor.

  • Access to and Removal of Information

    At any time, you may request access to our copy of your Personally Identifiable Information by contacting us at the email or postal address below.

    You may request that we delete your Personally Identifiable Information stored by us in electronic form. We will honor your request but we are unable to guarantee that all such information will be deleted because some residual information may remain on back-up storage and other media. Please note that deletion of some or all of your Personally Identifiable Information may affect your ability to participate in the program.

    If you have questions about this Privacy Policy please contact us by email at or write to Privacy Policy, 201 South Lyndale, Faribault, MN 55021.