Welcome to Mass Save Data

The Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Database

Privacy & Policy

The RCS Network (the “NETWORK”) respects the privacy of visitors to the www.MassSaveData.com site owned and/or operated by the NETWORK (the “Website”).  This Privacy Policy describes what information we may collect about you, how we collect it, and how we may use that information.  Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.  By accessing and using the Website, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy, and you accept and consent to the privacy practices that are described in this Privacy Policy.  Also, by accessing and using the Website, you agree that you have read and understand our Terms and Conditions of use of the Website at http://www.masssavedata.com/terms-and-conditions, and you accept and consent to those terms and conditions.

As used herein, the words “user,” “you,” and “your,” mean users of the Website and the words “we,” “our,” and “NETWORK” means The RCS Network, the owner and operator of the Website.

We collect two types of information from you or about you in connection with your use of or submissions to the Website: information you knowingly choose to disclose and information we automatically collect as you browse our Website.

Information You Voluntarily Submit  
We collect and store any information you enter on our Website.  Information is collected from visitors to the Website in the following areas:

  • Surveys – At times, you may be asked to voluntarily complete survey questions that appear on the Website.
  • Email address – On several screens of our site, you also have an opportunity to communicate with us by email.  You may also choose to provide your email address to receive communications from us or affiliated parties.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically

When you browse our Website, you and your Web browser may also transmit information that we automatically collect.  We log the web pages you visit, the time of your visit, and other click-stream data.  This information may be combined with information you have provided.  The only other type of information automatically provided to us is the type of computer, operating system, and browser you are using.  This information is provided by your browser.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We use the information you submit to us to communicate with you if and when necessary in connection with your use of our Website, to respond to your questions, or to send you material and information you request.  We may use the information to:

  • Consider your suggestions.
  • Respond directly to you for clarification.
  • Try to answer your questions if you ask them.

We may use any information we collect to analyze statistical use patterns and demographic data (for example, where our visitors come from and what general demographic characteristics they have) and to improve our Website to better serve our customers. 

Use of Cookies and Tracking Technologies

When you view the Website, we may store some information on your computer.  This information will be in the form of a “cookie” or similar file and will help us in many ways. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive, so that the NETWORK can recognize you the next time you visit the Website.  For example, cookies are used to allow us to track your movements when you visit the Website to help us determine what type of information to present to you and to tailor the Website to better match your interests and preferences.
The use of cookies is an industry standard employed by most websites.  With most Internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.  Please refer to your browser instructions or <Help> screen to learn more about these functions.

With Whom Your Information May Be Shared

In the course of conducting our business, we may share user information with our affiliates and contractors, to the extent necessary to accomplish the purpose for which the information was submitted. 

Linked Sites

Should you happen to initiate a transaction on a website that our Website links to, the information that you submit to complete that transaction becomes subject to the privacy practices of the operator of that linked site.  You should read that site’s privacy policies to understand how information collected about you is used and protected.  The NETWORK assumes no responsibility for the information practices of sites you are able to access through the Website.

Effect of Legal Obligations upon this Privacy Policy

The NETWORK may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary: to comply with law; to cooperate with or seek assistance from law enforcement; or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with the NETWORK’s rights or property or that of other Website users or anyone else.  We may also disclose user information when necessary to enforce our Terms and Conditions at http://www.masssavedata.com/terms-and-conditions.


The Website is not directed at persons less than 18 years of age and our content and other services are not written, intended, or designed for persons under 18 years of age.  We do not intend to collect any personal information from such individuals.  Where appropriate, the NETWORK may specifically instruct children not to submit such information on the Website.  If a child has provided us with personal information, a parent or guardian of that child should contact us at the email address listed at the bottom of this Privacy Policy if he or she would like this information deleted from our records.  We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child’s personal information from our existing files.

Confidentiality and Security

The NETWORK has implemented generally accepted security standards to protect information transmitted via or stored on the Website or transmitted to and from the Website.  Nevertheless, no security system is impenetrable.  The NETWORK cannot and does not guarantee that information that users of the Website may supply, or that any communications conducted on or through the Website, is or will be totally secure.  You agree to immediately notify us of any breach of security of the Website, this Privacy Policy, or our Terms and Conditions of which you become aware.


If you have questions or a complaint regarding this Privacy Policy, please Contact us.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This page sets forth our Privacy Policy as of January 1, 2015. All versions of this Privacy Policy are dated with the effective date (April 10, 2015).  We reserve the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions to our site.