Edison International Privacy Notice
Last Updated: December 6, 2013
Edison International (“EIX”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) wants you to know about the information we collect and use when you are visiting our website, either on your computer or mobile device. We realize you expect EIX to appropriately use and protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access.
WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION DOES EIX COLLECT ON ITS WEBSITE?
When you visit our website there are different types of information we may collect:
1. Aggregated Non-Personal Information.
“Non-Personal Information” means information that does not uniquely identify an individual. This Non-Personal Information is maintained by us in the aggregate, so that we do not know the identity of any particular user.
In order to improve your website experience, we may monitor how many users visit our website, how many use mobile devices to access our website, how users navigate through our website, a user’s Internet Service Provider, and which Internet browsers they use to access our website.
2. Personal Information that you voluntarily provide.
We define Personal Information as any information used alone or combined with other information that can be used to uniquely identify, contact or locate an individual or groups of individuals. Generally, this includes individual or employer names, home addresses, telephone numbers, social security numbers, driver’s license or identification card numbers, bank routing and account numbers, email addresses, user names, passwords, and security question answers.
We do not collect any Personal Information through your access or use of our website unless you voluntarily provide it to us. You may provide us with Personal Information when you sign up for certain services on the EIX website, such as e-mail alerts or requests for information, which will be used to fulfill your request.
At any time, you may opt out of providing us with any such Personal Information by not providing it to us or by discontinuing your use of our website.
3. Information Collected by Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Technologies.
We may use “cookies” and analogous technologies such as web beacons, pixel tags, locally shared objects and clear GIFs to collect Non-Personal Information to provide a more convenient experience for you. However, we do not collect your Personal Information to track your online activities on our site or any third-party website or online services over time.
Cookies: A “cookie” is a small bit of record-keeping information that websites often store on a user's computer. Our cookies do not collect Personal Information and are typically used to quickly identify your computer or mobile device to “remember” you. You can disable cookies or set your Internet browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer’s browser or device; however, disabling cookies may affect your ability to use certain features on our website.
Web Beacons, pixel tags and clear GIFs: A “web beacon”, “pixel tag” or “clear GIF” is an electronic image that allows us to count users who have visited certain pages on our website. Web beacons, like cookies, do not collect Personal Information. Emails and other electronic communications we send to you may contain pixel tags that enable us to track your usage of an electronic communication, including, for example, whether you opened the communication and/or followed a link in such communication (if any).
Most browsers are programed to accept cookies or other similar technology to collect non-personal data. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, providing you the opportunity to accept or decline it. Declining a cookie, or similar technology, will not negatively impact your website experience. You may stop accepting cookies from a particular website, or in general, by changing your browser’s settings, which are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu.
DO THIRD PARTIES SEE AND/OR HAVE ACCESS TO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY EIX?
We do not disclose your Personal Information to third parties without your prior written consent, except in the following circumstances:
- We are required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; or
- We believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to the request of a governmental agency.
Email communication gives EIX another convenient method to communicate with the public, including responding to your inquiries. By sending us an email, we will consider your email as consent for us to reply to you via email.
You will receive emails from us (or our authorized third-party fulfilling agent) if you have signed up to receive email notifications of certain news or events, or if you have requested certain information. You can opt out of receiving these emails by clicking on the link located at the bottom of the email in order to unsubscribe from future mailings or by contacting us in the manner described below.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND OTHER PUBLIC FORUMS
Information you post to a public forum, such as a blog, forum, chat room, or wiki, is available to all users accessing these sites. Any information you share is available to any user and may be read, collected, or used by other people for any purpose, including sending you unsolicited information.
EIX is not responsible for any information you provide to other individuals or post on these websites. In order to protect your information from potential misuse, we recommend never sharing your personal information with anyone who you do not trust.
HOW YOU CAN MANAGE AND CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We offer certain choices about how we communicate with you and what Personal Information we obtain. You have the right to limit, or opt-out, the information you provide to us.
- If you have signed up to receive emails from us, you can opt out of receiving these emails at any time by clicking on the link located at the bottom of the email in order to unsubscribe from future mailings or by updating your communication preferences within the Investor Relations page.
- You may also use one of the methods listed in the Contact Us section to learn more about ways to limit, or opt-out, of the collection and sharing of your information.
Although our website provides educational information on safety issues and scholarship opportunities, we do not knowingly solicit any information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian who discovers that your child has provided us with information without your consent, you may contact us in the manner described below. If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under the age of 13, we will remove that information as soon as possible.
LINKED WEBSITES AND ONLINE WEB SERVICES
EIX’s website contains links to other websites, including social media sites, and icons to launch online web services. Your use of any third party site or web service may result in the collection or sharing of information about you, depending on the third party site or web service. EIX does not control those third party sites or web services, or their privacy practices, which may differ from EIX's practices. EIX does not endorse or make any representations about third party sites or web services. The Personal and Non-Personal Information you choose to provide to share or that is collected from you by such third parties is not covered by this Notice. We encourage you to review the privacy notices and settings on these third party sites and services with which you interact to make sure you understand how your information is collected, used, and shared by those third parties.
We share your concerns regarding the safeguarding of your Personal Information. We follow generally-accepted industry standards and maintain reasonable safeguards to attempt to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of your Personal Information in our possession. The Personal Information provided to and/or collected by us through your use of our website is stored in secure operating environments not available to the public.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS IN THIS NOTICE
We may make changes to the terms in this Notice. Any changes made to the Notice will be posted on our website as soon as reasonably possible. As a result, we recommend you periodically review this Notice to find out if any changes have been made to this Notice since your last visit to our website. Any changes made to the Notice will be effective as of the date set forth in the upper left hand corner on the first page of this Notice. Your use of our website will indicate your acceptance and consent to the terms in the Notice then in effect.
If you have questions regarding our privacy notices, please contact us at:
Attention: Ethics & Compliance Department
Post Office Box 800
Rosemead, CA 91770