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Last updated August 19, 2002

This privacy policy explains how Electrovaya Inc. (defined as “Electrovaya”, “we” or “us”) collects, protects, uses and shares information gathered about you online on our www.electrovaya.com website (the "Site"). We hope that this policy will help increase your confidence in our Site and enhance your experience on the Internet.

As a general guideline, Electrovaya is committed to protecting your privacy and to ensuring you have a secure online experience. You can surf through most of the Site without providing us any information about yourself. In some instances, however, we will request that you provide personal information. This website privacy policy explains how we use and collect data about you in those situations. Electrovaya will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy policy. For material changes to this Statement, Electrovaya will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Site. While this website privacy policy may therefore change, Electrovaya will treat your personal information in a manner consistent with the privacy policy under which it was collected, unless Electrovaya has your consent to treat your personal information differently.

1. What is personal information?

Personal information is any information about an identifiable person.

2. How does the Electrovaya site collect personal information from you?

Electrovaya collects personal information on a voluntary basis – that is, for which you provide your consent by specifically providing to Electrovaya. For example, Electrovaya collects your credit card information that you may voluntarily provide when you purchase an Electrovaya product.

3. How does Electrovaya Use Personal Information?

Electrovaya uses the personal information that it collects from you for the purposes specified at the time collected from you (for example, as specified on the purchase form) and for which you have provided your consent. These purposes may include, without limitation, the following purposes:

(a) completing the sale and delivery of an Electrovaya product to you;

(b) sending out periodic e-mails informing you of technical and other updates related to an Electrovaya product you purchased;

(c) conducting marketing and statistical analysis of consumers’ interactions with our brands, on a non-identifiable, aggregate basis; and

(d) assisting us with the development of new products and services.

Electrovaya also uses the information collected using cookie technology on an on-going basis to enhance our website(s). By using the information in this manner, we can ensure that the website(s) of Electrovaya will continue to offer you the best Internet experience possible.

4. To whom does Electrovaya disclose Personal Information?

Electrovaya discloses the personal information that it collects from you only to the organizations, and for the purposes, specified at the time collected from you and for which you have provided your consent.

From time to time Electrovaya may hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, (including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration). Electrovaya will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and those companies are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Electrovaya will disclose your personal information without your consent only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of Electrovaya and its Site, or to protect the personal safety of users of the Site, or the public.

5. How does Electrovaya protect the Security of your Personal Information?

Electrovaya strictly protects the security of your personal information -- including protecting your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction – with security measures which are appropriate given the sensitivity of the applicable personal information.

Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. 128 bit (ssl) encription If all or part of Electrovaya is sold, merged or otherwise transferred to another entity, the Personal Information associated with that part of the company may be transferred as part of that transaction. However, Electrovaya will at the time of the transaction take reasonable steps to receive assurances from the receiving entity that the transferred Personal Information will be used only for the purposes collected and only in the manner contemplated under this Policy.

6. How does Electrovaya use Cookies?

To ensure we are publishing content customers need and want, Electrovaya collects aggregated site-visitation statistics using cookies. We do not track each individual’s use of the site. When someone visits the site, a cookie is placed on the customer's machine (if the customer accepts cookies) or is read if the customer has visited the site previously.

Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology, or action tags, assist in delivering the cookie. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a Site page. We do not use this technology to access your personally identifiable information on the Site; it is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about usage of the Site. We do not share tracking information outside of Electrovaya, and do not allow other companies to place clear gifs on our sites.

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the Site, you will be able to view the text on the screens, however you will not experience a personalized visit nor will you be able to subscribe to the service offerings on the site.

7. Does this privacy policy govern other websites which are linked to the Site?

Please note that once you have clicked on a link on the Site, you may leave the Site to a website that is no longer under the control of Electrovaya , and to which our privacy policy no longer applies. You must read the privacy policy, if any, of each linked website to see how your personal information will be handled on their website.

8. Who do I contact with questions or concerns about this privacy policy?

Electrovaya welcomes your comments regarding this privacy policy. If you have comments, inquiries or require further assistance (for example, in order to access your personal information), please contact the Electrovaya Privacy Officer either by writing to us at:

Customer Service

Electrovaya Inc.
2645 Royal Windsor Drive
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada L5J 1K9
or by sending an e-mail to customerservice@electrovaya.com

Please note that this privacy policy is with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information through this Site only, and that you should contact Electrovaya for details on the general privacy policy of Electrovaya.