Our Commitment to Our Users

We will not sell, share, or trade our users’ names or personal information with any other entity.

This policy applies to all information received by Climate Futures, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform”, includes the Climate Futures website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any purchases are processed through a third-party service provider, our users’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the purchase.

The following statement details the Climate Futures Inc. privacy policy. You may also be interested in our Terms of Use. If you have any questions, please contact us.

What personal information is collected and how is it used?

No personally identifiable data is collected from individuals through this website, unless this information is given by you in regard to online purchases.

Online purchases are secure. When you make a purchase, we will collect the following information in order to process the order: name, address, phone number, email address and credit card information. If you are making a purchase on behalf of someone else, we will collect their name, address, and email address if provided. We use your information to process your purchase and to verify credit card data. We use your mailing address to send your certificate, if ordered, and to let you know about our projects through our publications. Your phone number is used only to contact you if we need to verify order information and occasionally to thank you for your contribution. We do not share your phone number with telemarketing centers. Your email address may be used to contact you regarding your purchase or to let you know about our projects. The recipient’s names and addresses are used in similar manner, to send the certificate to them and to inform them of Climate Futures’ projects.

Climate Futures respects your privacy and will discontinue contacting you at your request, either written or oral.

We do not share your personal information with any other organization, except for a third-party financial institution to process credit cards. The information sent to them is only to verify credit card numbers and process the order in a secure environment. We do not rent or share our mailing list. If you give a purchase via one our partnerships, then your personal information is shared with the sponsoring partner and the third-party financial institution to process the credit card.

Is this information secure?

When persons visit our site, data collected by our computers will not be publicly displayed. It is used for our internal data collection purposes only and is held by our server in a secure location. Our purchase and shopping area use secure web pages when your credit card information is collected. Our online credit card processing system is handled by a third party. Information is relayed to them through secure channels using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

What other types of information are collected, and how are they used?

Passive information collection

As a user navigates through this site, certain anonymous information can be passively collected using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags or web beacons, and navigational data collection. A “cookie” is a bit of information that a Web site sends to your Web browser that helps the site remember information about you and your preferences. We use cookies to save your password, so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. Your Internet browser automatically transmits to this site some of this anonymous information, such as the URL of the Web site you just came from and the Internet Protocol (IP) address and the browser version your computer is currently using. This site may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to provide better service to site visitors, customize the site based on your preferences, compile and analyze statistics and trends and otherwise administer and improve the site for your use.

User choices

You may set your browser to: (1) inform you when cookies are being set before a cookie is stored; (2) not accept cookies at all; and (3) erase all cookies from your hard drive. Your ability to navigate on the Climate Futures’ websites may be limited if you choose options 2 or 3.
The user may choose not to provide Climate Futures with any contact information. This choice may limit you from having full access to services that are offered and you may be restricted in your ability to navigate our site.
Users purchasing online with our web shop will be automatically added to the Climate Futures newsletter mailing list. Users may opt-out from receiving future newsletters using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.

Aggregate information

When guests enter our site, our server picks up information used to help us provide our users with better services and for internal record keeping. This information is picked up automatically from your Internet Service Provider and web browser and includes your type of computer operating system and the browser that you are using, IP addresses, and demographic data. Also collected is the number of people viewing our web site. This information is collected in non-identifiable form.

What happens when our privacy policy is updated? We may update our web site or make changes in our procedure, which may require an update to our privacy policy. This change would appear in our posted policy and your continued usage of our site would indicate agreement and compliance with this new policy.