Cool Climate Funders Privacy Policy

Cool Climate Funders operates the coolclimatefunders.org website.

 

This privacy policy explains how your personal information is collected, used and shared when you visit our website and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of that information.  By using the website, you agree to collection and use and sharing of information in accord with this policy.

 

Personal Information We Collect

 

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way.   When you visit our website, we may automatically collect certain information on how you access and use the website, including information such as your device’s internet protocol (IP) address, the browser type and version, the time and date of your visit, the pages on our website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

We may also use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on our website and hold certain information.  Cookies are files with a small amount of data that may include an anonymous unique device identifier.  Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.  Other tracking technologies may also be used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website.  Examples of cookies we use:

 

  • Session Cookies: to operate our website.

  • Preference Cookies: to remember your preferences and various settings.

  • Security Cookies:  for security purposes.

 

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent, but if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use our website.

 

When you communicate with us through the email address on our website, we collect the personal information you provide such as your name, email address, the content of your emails and our responses, any comments or other information that you share with us.  

 

How We Use Personal Information

 

We may use the information collected to:

 

  • Provide and operate our website.

  • Respond to website visitor inquiries. 

  • Be able to contact our website visitors with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages such as email updates about global warming, Cool Climate Funders and the organizations we support.

  • Create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we may use to provide and improve our website.

  • Serve other purposes such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and evaluating and improving our services, marketing and your experience.

  • Comply with laws and regulations.

 

How We Store, Share and Disclose Personal Information

 

Cool Climate Funders is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to provide information to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  You may read more about that company, its features and privacy and other policies at Wix.com.

 

Cool Climate Funders may also use Google Analytics to help understand the use of our website. This service collects the information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including cookies and your IP address, and their use of it is governed by their privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

 

When you contact us by email, the information will be stored in our email platform so we can respond to your emails and provide you with general or personalized service-related messages such as updates about global warming, our organization and organizations we support. Our email platform is with Google and their privacy policy is at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

 

Cool Climate Funders will not rent or sell your personal identifiable information to others.  We may share your personal information with third parties for the purposes of providing coolclimatefunders.org services to you, in which case such parties will be bound by our privacy policy.  

 

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or legal process, or if we believe such action is necessary to comply with law or legal process, investigate or prevent illegal activities, enforce this policy, defend against claims or allegations or protect the rights, property or personal safety of coolclimatefunders.org, our users or others.  

 

Consent

 

When you provide us with personal information by visiting our website or contacting us by email through our website, you imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it in accord with this policy.  If you would like to withdraw your consent or request that we delete your personal information at any time, you may contact us at coolclimatefunders@gmail.com  to let us know.

 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and ask that your personal information be corrected, updated or deleted.  If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us at coolclimatefunders@gmail.com

 

Also, if you are a European resident, please note that we are processing your information to respond to your inquiries or otherwise pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  In addition, please be aware that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to the United States. If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at coolclimatefunders@gmail.com.  

 

Retention of Data

 

We retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

 

We will retain usage data for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

 

Links to Other Sites

 

Our Service contains links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit.  We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any such third-party sites or services.

Security of Personal Data

The security of your personal data 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 personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children’s Privacy

 

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 16.

 

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from children under 16 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

 

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated.  

 

Questions and Contact Information

 

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint or seek more information, please contact us at coolclimatefunders@gmail.com or mail us at: C. Wenham, 709 S.W.16th Avenue, Unit 405, Portland, OR  97205 USA.