PPL Website Privacy Policy

PPL Services Corporation has developed this Privacy Policy for the benefit of the people who use (“Users”) the PPL Corporation (“PPL”) website, pplweb.com (the “Site”), to demonstrate our serious commitment to protecting privacy on the Site. The following material summarizes PPL’s personal data gathering and distribution practices for pplweb.com. PPL reserves the right to change this policy at any time and to contact Users regarding their use of the Site, the User Agreement, and this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Personal Information from Site Users

In order to provide our Users with more personalized, relevant, and intelligent service, PPL regularly makes improvements to the Site. The collection of personal data assists PPL in this improvement process by identifying the interests and needs of the numerous Users of the Site. Data collection also assists PPL by allowing it to communicate company information and/or about its services in a more efficient manner.

Personal Information that PPL Might Collect

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we do not collect personal information on the Site unless you voluntarily provide it to us when you visit the Site. For example, when you sign up to receive emails from us, or make other requests using forms on the Site, we may collect your name, title, company name, email address, phone number, fax number, postal address and content preferences.

When you visit, our Site also automatically collects certain information about interactions between your web browser and the Site, and other websites you visit that are unrelated to the Site; that information may include your IP address, the web pages you visit, and how long you visit them. Web browsers also may provide certain information that we might collect, including your time zone, browser type, and version and language preferences. We or our third party service providers may organize or analyze IP addresses for general support of internal operations, including maintaining functionality of the Site and diagnosing Site issues, analyzing trends, providing more efficient service, maintaining and/or enhancing security for users and the Site, producing traffic volume statistics, and making the Site and our infrastructure more useful and secure. In an effort to protect the security of our critical infrastructure, any use of the Site or information relating to such use may be monitored and disclosed to federal authorities or agencies. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your Web browser software on your computer’s hard drive. Some parts of the Site use cookies. Our Site may ask your web browser to store a small text file on your computer, which will then be sent back to our Site automatically each time you click on a new page on the Site. This enables us to know how you use the Site to provide you with the best browsing experience possible. A cookie cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer by adjusting your web browser privacy settings. Please note that you may not be able to use certain features of the Site if your web browser does not accept cookies.

Social Media

We maintain presence on several social networking platforms such as LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Google, Facebook, and Twitter.  Through these platforms, we may receive some personal information about you, and this Privacy Policy applies to that information as well.  In addition, third party social networking platforms have their own privacy policies, which explain how the third parties that provide them will use and protect your information.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third-Parties

PPL only discloses to third parties publicly available or volunteered personal information in aggregate form. PPL does not disclose individual personal data records to third parties except as described below. Moreover, PPL does not currently rent, license, or sell personal data to third parties.

To the extent required or permitted by law, we may also collect, use, and disclose personal information in connection with security-related or law enforcement investigations or in the course of cooperating with authorities or complying with legal requirements.  We may disclose your personal information in connection with a corporate change or dissolution, including for example a merger, acquisition, reorganization, consolidation, bankruptcy, liquidation, sale of assets, or wind-down of business.  We may also use personal information as permitted by law to protect the rights or property of PPL, the Site, or its Users.

External Websites

To the extent hyperlinks are utilized to access third-party sites, Users should be aware that these third-party websites are not controlled by PPL, and therefore are not subject to this Privacy Policy. Users should check the privacy policies of these individual sites to see how their personal information will be utilized by the proprietors of those third-party websites.

Access and Ability to Correct Personal Information

At any time, a User may contact PPL via postal mail, Email, or phone to request:

  • a summary of any personal information retained by PPL in such User’s account,
  • a change to the User’s personal data record maintained by PPL, or
  • removal of the User’s personal data record from PPL’s database.

Users may send their requests by mail to PPL, attention: Corporate Internet/Privacy Policy, GENTW5, 2 N. Ninth St., Allentown, Pa., 18101, by email to pplnews@pplweb.com, or by phone to 610-774-5068. In the event PPL receives such a request, PPL may require the User to confirm or verify any change to the User’s personal record.  Your right to change and delete your information is subject to PPL’s records retention policies.

Future Changes

Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be posted in this space, and are effective when posted. Continued use of the Site after the Privacy Policy is modified constitutes acceptance of the changes.

Last modified: September 27, 2017.

Questions

PPL welcomes questions or comments Users may have regarding this Privacy Policy or the use of your personal data. Please send any questions or comments to PPL at attention: Corporate Internet/Privacy Policy, GENTW5, 2 N. Ninth St., Allentown, Pa., 18101, or call 610-774-5068, or send an email to pplnews@pplweb.com.