Date: June 5, 2012
What information do we collect?
We and third parties working on our behalf collect personal information that you provide on this Website, which may include, but is not limited to, when you fill out the “Contact Us” form or provide information for a grant application. Personal information may include, but is not limited to, name, address, and e-mail address.
We, third parties working on our behalf (e.g., service providers), and third parties with whom we work (e.g., our partners), may place, view, and/or use “cookies,” web server logs, web beacons, and other electronic mechanisms to collect information about your use of this Website and other websites. This information may include, but is not limited to, information about the IP address of your computer, browser type, operating system, the state or country from which you accessed this Website, the web pages visited, the date and the time of a visit, and the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Website. The information collected may be used for various reasons, either on behalf of us or for the other parties’ own purposes, including research, analysis, to enhance the experience of this Website, to compile aggregate and anonymous information about usage of this Website and other websites, and to provide online advertising on this Website and other websites.
Your information, including information collected by the cookies or similar electronic tools, may be linked to other information we have about you (including information from other online and offline sources). For example, we may use third parties to collect information about use of this Website, including webpages viewed, websites used prior to visiting this Website, and whether you have been to this Website before, and to provide us reports about use of this Website. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, note that portions of this Website may not function properly if you disable cookies.
We require that users under 18 years of age or under the age of majority in their jurisdiction not submit personal information. In accordance with the U.S. federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”), we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. We encourage parents to participate actively in their children’s Internet experience.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information and Other Information
Third parties working on our behalf and third parties with whom we work, including but not limited to, our partners use the non-personally identifiable information that they may collect during your visits to this Website and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice and how to “opt out” of cookies placed by the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) member networks for this purpose, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.
We may disclose your information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena, court order, government request, or other legal process; (b) to produce relevant documents or information in connection with litigation, arbitration, mediation, adjudication, government or internal investigations, or other legal or administrative proceedings; (c) to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Inc. or others; (d) to enforce any terms of service on this Website; (e) to provide you and other users with the services or products requested by you and/or other users (including in connection with the transfer of any assets or allowing a purchaser or successor of us or this Website to continue to serve you), and to perform other activities related to such services and products; (f) to provide you with information about our products and services and those of third parties that may be of interest to you; or (g) to operate our systems properly.
We may share your information with third parties who perform services on our behalf and to respond to your request or inquiry. For example, we may share your information with city officials, volunteer coordinators, etc., in order to facilitate a response to your inquiry or request. We may also share your information with partners, affiliates, and/or third parties interested in serving you or informing you about their companies or organizations. You may instruct us at any time not to share your information with such partners, affiliates, and/or third parties by contacting us at .
We are not responsible for the collection, use, and/or disclosure of your information by affiliates and third parties, including but not limited to, our partners. Such collection, use, and/or disclosure is governed by their privacy policies.
We may use or disclose on this Website or elsewhere the information and contents of the material you submit, post, upload, or otherwise make available on this Website, such as in a grant application. You understand and agree that such information and contents of the material will not be treated as confidential by us. You further understand and agree that the outcome of any grant application that you submit will not be treated as confidential.
SecurityWe use reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personal information.
Links to Third-Party Websites
This Website may contain links to third-party websites, including social networking websites. We are not responsible for any personal information you may provide while on such websites. Any information provided on such websites is governed by the privacy policies of the third-party websites.
Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information
To request access to personal information collected about you through this Website, please contact us at . Please include the following information in all requests: first name, last name, and e-mail address. While we will make reasonable efforts to fulfill your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.
Consent to Transfer
By submitting your personal information via this Website, you consent to the transfer of your information to the United States and other countries around the world that may not guarantee the same level of protection for such information as your country and to the processing of your information in these countries.