This privacy policy (“Policy”) sets out how cacautogroup.com uses and protects the personal information you provide on powellsystems.com (hereinafter, “the Website” or “Website”).

Powell Systems Inc. (“Powell Systems Inc.,” “Powell Systems,” “PSI,” or “the Company”) maintains an ongoing commitment to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Accordingly, any personally identifiable information provided by you to us when you use the Website shall be used in accordance with the conditions outlined in this Policy.

Powell Systems Inc. may change this Policy periodically by updating the Website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with the terms of this Policy.

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Website. While using the Website, you may have the opportunity to register for services, order products, make requests, and post content. Accordingly, depending on the process, you may be asked to provide the following types of Personally Identifiable Information:


Email address

Retention of Personally Identifiable Information

We will retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by for legal, auditing, or compliance purposes.

Use/Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information

Powell Systems Inc. takes your privacy very seriously. Accordingly, we agree that we will only use the information you provide for the following specific purposes: to effectuate a registration made by you; to customize the advertising and content you see; to fulfill your requests for products and services (including purchases); to improve the content and overall look and feel of our Website and services; and to contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, when necessary.

We agree that we will not share, sell, rent or otherwise distribute your Personally Identifiable Information with outside parties, except to provide products or services you’ve requested through us, or in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process, or when necessary to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims made by you or on your behalf.

From time to time, we may employ the use of return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

Finally, we agree that we will never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us by you in any way that violates or is otherwise unrelated to the means described in this agreement, without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Security of your Personally Identifiable Information 

The security of your Personally Identifiable Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.  For this reason, we request that you do not sent private or sensitive information to us by email.

Correction of Personally Identifiable Information

So that we may best serve you, you are responsible for ensuring that all Personally Identifiable Information you provide on this site is maintained and kept current.


Powell Systems Inc. uses cookies to remember certain user information. This allows users of the Website to avoid logging in more than once, thereby saving time. You may, at any time, disable or refuse to accept cookies by changing the preferences or settings on your web browser. If you choose to disable cookies, you will still be able to use our Website. However, you will not be able to fully take advantage of certain automation and other functionality features available on this Website.

Please note: No Personally Identifiable Information is collected with the cookies that we set. Accepting cookies while on the Website will not put the user at risk for marketing to other sites.

Web Statistics & Shared Data

We collect and use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad aggregate demographic information for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to Personally Identifiable Information.

We do not share information with third parties.

Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have established appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Website from those we actually know are under 13, nor do we allow registration of users under the age of 13.  In the event that we discover we have collected personal data regarding such users, we will take commercially reasonable efforts to promptly remove such data from our systems.

Scope of this Agreement; Third Party Websites

Although this agreement applies to the entirety of information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by Powell Systems Inc. and its affiliates, it does not apply to entities that are not owned or controlled by Powell Systems Inc. or its affiliates.

This Website contains links to other third-party websites. Please be aware that Powell Systems Inc. does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third-party sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your personally identifiable information on third party websites.

Facebook Page

The Company is the Data Controller of Personally Identifiable Information collected while using the Service. As operator of the Facebook Fan Page facebook.com/PowellSystemsInc, the Company and the operator of the social network Facebook are Joint Controllers.  The Company has entered into agreements with Facebook that define the terms for use of the Facebook Fan Page, among other things. These terms are mostly based on the Facebook Terms of Service: facebook.com/terms.php. Visit the Facebook Privacy Policy facebook.com/policy.php for more information about how Facebook manages personal data or contact Facebook online, or by mail: Facebook, Inc. ATTN, Privacy Operations, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States.

Your Rights under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the EU’s GDPR

We may process Personally Identifiable Information under the following conditions:

∑        Consent: You have given your consent for processing Personally Identifiable Information for one or more specific purposes.

∑        Performance of a contract: Provision of Personally Identifiable Information is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.

∑        Legal obligations: Processing Personally Identifiable Information is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.

∑        Vital interests: Processing Personally Identifiable Information is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or of another natural person.

∑        Public interests: Processing Personally Identifiable Information is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Company.

∑        Legitimate interests: Processing Personally Identifiable Information is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.

In any case, the Company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personally Identifiable Information is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Rights of Users in the European Union Only under the GDPR

Under EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council; the GDPR, you have a number of rights when it comes to your personal information, including: 

∑        The right to be informed.  You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent, and easily understandable information about how we use your Personally Identifiable Information and your rights.

∑        The right to be informed.  You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent, and easily understandable information about how we use your Personally Identifiable Information and your rights.

∑        Request correction of the Personally Identifiable Information that we hold about You. You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.

∑        Object to processing of your Personally Identifiable Information. This right exists where We are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for our processing and there is something about your particular situation, which makes you want to object to our processing of your Personally Identifiable Information on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your Personally Identifiable Information for direct marketing purposes.

∑        Request erasure of your Personally Identifiable Information. You have the right to ask us to delete or remove Personally Identifiable Information when there is no good reason for us to continue processing it.  This is not a general right to erasure; there are exceptions.

∑        Request the transfer of your Personally Identifiable Information. We will provide to you, or to a third-party you have chosen, your Personally Identifiable Information in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.

∑        Withdraw your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent on using your Personally Identifiable Information. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with access to certain specific functionalities of the Website.

Further information and advice about your rights can be obtained from the data protection regulator in your country of residence within the EU.  You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us through our email or mailing address in the section labeled “Contact Us” below.

Exercising of your GDPR Data Protection Rights

You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, and opposition by contacting us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. If you make a request, we will try our best to respond to you as soon as possible.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personally Identifiable Information. For more information, if you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact your local data protection authority in the EEA.

∑        UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:  https://ico.org.uk/ 

∑        EU authorities at:  http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structuredata-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

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Your Rights Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

This privacy notice section for California residents supplements the information contained in our Privacy Policy and it applies solely to all visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California.


Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), you have the right as a Californian consumer to expect disclosures as to how we collect, use and care for Personally Identifiable Information, and whether we, for our benefit or on behalf of another company, share or sell the Personally Identifiable Information we collect or process for commercial gain. We have provided these disclosures in the above sections of our Privacy Notice.  Further, you have the right as a Californian consumer to expect the policy to be available, accessible, and easy to understand, and reviewed and updated at least annually describing our personal information collection activities over the prior 12 months. If our business changes or additional processing for new purposes are planned, you have the right to expect an update to the privacy policy to be provided describing these purposes.

Sources of Personal Information

We obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:

∑        Directly from you. For example, from the forms you complete on our Website or the preferences you express or provide through our Website.

∑        Indirectly from you. For example, from observing your activity on our Website.

∑        Automatically from you. For example, through cookies we or our service providers set on your device as you navigate through our Website.

∑        From service providers. For example, or other third-party vendors that we use to provide the Website to you.

Under CCPA, personal information does not include the following: 

∑        publicly available information from government records, 

∑        deidentified or aggregated consumer information, 

∑        information excluded from the CCPA’s scope, such as: 

Under CCPA, if you are a California resident, you may exercise the following Consumer Right, free of charge to you, twice in a 12-month period.  

∑        Right to know and access.  You may submit a verifiable request for information regarding the: (1) categories of personal information collected or disclosed by us; (2) purposes for which categories of personal information are collected by us; (3) categories of sources from which we collect personal information; and (4) specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you during the past twelve months.

∑        Right to delete.  Subject to certain exceptions, you have the option to delete personal information that we have collected from you.

∑        Verification.  Requests for access to or deletion of personal information are subject to our ability to reasonably verify your identity in light of the information requested and pursuant to CCPA requirements, limitations, and regulations.

∑        Right to equal service and price.  You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of your CCPA privacy rights, subject to certain limitations.

∑        California’s Shine the Light Law.  We do not rent, sell, or share your Personally Identifiable Information with non-affiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.


We are obligated to respond within a period of 45 days.  You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us through the methods described in the Contact Us section below.

Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable request related to your personal information.  Your request to us must:

∑        Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative 

∑        Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it


We cannot respond to your request or provide you with the required information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm that the personal information relates to you.


We will disclose and deliver the required information free of charge within 45 days of receiving your verifiable request. The time period to provide the required information may be extended once by an additional 45 days when reasonably necessary and with prior notice.  Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable request’s receipt.  For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.


“Do Not Track” Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)


Our Website does not respond to Do Not Track signals.  However, some third-party websites do keep track of your browsing activities. If you are visiting such websites, you can set your preferences in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.


California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions Code Section 22581)


California Business and Professions Code section 22581 allow California residents under the age of 18 who are registered users of online sites, services, or applications to request and obtain removal of content or information they have publicly posted.  To request removal of such data, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us using the Contact Us information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account.  Be aware that your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.

Opt-In Policy

You may “opt in” to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from our mailings (except important system and content update information detailed below), you may go to the ‘My Account’ section of the Website and edit your personal profile by selecting the “edit my profile” link.

Please note: You may not unsubscribe from receiving service announcements and important content update information regarding the Website, including but not limited to: service and account changes, Website upgrades, and site cancellation or business termination information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By Mail: 604 E. 9th Street, P.O. Box 345, Fowler, IN 47944

By Phone: 765-884-0613

By E-mail: info@powell-systems.com