Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 19 December 2018
Created: 19 December 2018

WattTime respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Policy describes who we are, what information we might collect about you, how we might use that information, who may access that information, and how you can manage your preferences.


WattTime is a high-tech nonprofit whose Automated Emissions Reduction solutions give IoT and energy storage device companies, utilities, and end users the power to choose clean energy, automatically, by detecting in real time when and where electricity is cleanest. We were founded by PhD researchers from the University of California, Berkeley.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please email or contact us in writing via mail at WattTime | 1901 Harrison St. Suite 200| Oakland, CA 94612.


We collect your personal information in order to provide and improve products and services related to customer empowerment to choose clean energy by reducing the marginal emissions associated with electricity use, and to communicate with you about WattTime and related electricity grid emissions developments. Here are the types of information we gather:

Information You Give Us: In the course of submitting newsletter subscribe and other web forms; creating an account (i.e., login and password) in features such as WattTime’s API, registering a device, or accessing WattTime’s Explorer; direct correspondence with WattTime team members; and/or other activities, you may provide to us and we may collect from you personal information potentially including: name, title, organization, email address, phone number, mailing address, social media handles, profile picture, etc.
Automatic Information: In the process of browsing the website, opening and clicking links in emails from us, and other activities, we automatically receive and store information that helps us improve our content, products, and services, such as whether you’ve opened an email, which links you may have clicked in that email, and which pages of our website are most popular.Information From Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources, similar in nature to the basic types of personal information outlined above in the Information You Give Us section.
Information From Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources, similar in nature to the basic types of personal information outlined above in the Information You Give Us section.


We will never sell, lease, or otherwise share your personal information with unaffiliated, third-party individuals and organizations. Your personal information will only be used: a) across the WattTime team to deliver services and communications, b) by native WattTime technology to deliver products and services (e.g., WattTime API, device registration, Explorer access), and c) with select third-party vendors (e.g., Google Analytics, RecruiterBox, Pipedrive, DonorBox) only as necessary to deliver WattTime services and communications and to perform the functions described above.

* WattTime uses DonorBox to process online donations and never directly handles your credit card information. Learn more about DonorBox’s security and PCI compliance to keep your financial data safe.


Your information will be used to improve WattTime products, services, and communications, and to offer a more tailored and engaging experience with WattTime, potentially including, but not limited to:

• Delivery of our newsletter and other email announcements to which you directly subscribed
• Delivery of other marketing and communications
• Social media engagement
• Delivery of targeted WattTime content from other platforms (e.g., embedded WattTime YouTube videos)
• Invitations to participate in potential projects of interest
• Creating and maintaining an account (i.e., login and password) to access WattTime’s API, register a device, and/or access portions of WattTime’s Explorer


You can manage your email subscription preferences, unsubscribe, resubscribe, etc. at any time by following the links contained in any email communication from us. You can also contact us in writing at the email and/or mailing address above to update your preferences or to be removed from our system.