This policy covers the following personal information that Westar collects through (i) your use of the Westar website(s), pay portal, web, and native applications, and in connection with offline communications, and (ii) our provision of services to customers. Specifically, Westar may collect such information from offline and online registrations and forms, communications and interactions, sales inquiries and transactions, and the provision of services to customers such as name, physical address, telephone number(s), email address, and company name. The majority of the information collected under this category is business contact information.
Uses of Information and Sharing of Information
Electronic Communications Protocols and Cookies
In addition to the information specified above, Westar may collect information about your use of the Westar website(s), pay portal, web, and native applications through electronic communications protocols and cookies. As is true when you visit most websites, Westar may automatically receive information from you as part of the communication connection itself, which often consists of network routing information, equipment information (e.g., browser type), your IP address, and date and time. While we do not offer an opt-out for cookies, browsers provide you with information and control over cookies. You can set your browser to alert you when a cookie is being used and accept or reject the cookie. You can also set your browser to refuse all cookies or accept only cookies returned to the originating servers. Users can generally disable the cookie feature on their browser without affecting their ability to use the site, except in some cases where cookies are used as an essential security feature necessary for transaction completion.
Security of Information
Westar makes commercially reasonable efforts, aligned with industry-typical information security practices, to ensure the physical security of your personal information and to maintain its confidentiality.
You may choose not to receive, or to discontinue receiving, information and promotional materials from us by contacting us via our website.