Terms of Use & Notices

TERMS OF USE

The Compassionate Carbon (the “organization”) website is designed to facilitate communication among the organization and its community of supporters.

I. Privacy and Security

Compassionate Carbon has not, does not and will never sell client or partner information to anyone. All information is strictly guarded for use by the individual and the Compassionate Carbon for personal and organization-related purposes only.

Compassionate Carbon has taken all reasonable precautions to secure the personal information available through the website. The Compassionate Carbon website is password protected to allow access by registered personnel only. Although this precaution should effectively protect any personal information available through the Compassionate Carbon website from abuse or outside interference, a certain degree of privacy risk is faced any time information is shared over the Internet. Therefore, through the settings and public profiles feature of the Compassionate Carbon website, you have the ability to choose how your information is shown online.

II. Policy and Guidelines for Proper Use

To safeguard the operation of the Compassionate Carbon website, the organization has adopted many guidelines and policies that are used to govern its use. In addition to the organization’s policies and guidelines, users of the Compassionate Carbon website must abide by the following specific rules and regulations:

A. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, downloading, posting, transmitting or duplicating any of the material is prohibited. You may download or copy any downloadable materials displayed on the Compassionate Carbon website for home, noncommercial and personal use only; provided, however, that you maintain all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in such material and you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in any material accessed through the Compassionate Carbon website.

B. Use of information or communications available through the Compassionate Carbon website for any commercial, public or political purposes is strictly prohibited. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to, solicitations for commercial services, cold-calling of any kind or mass-mailings for commercial purposes. Information available through the Compassionate Carbon website may be used for specific personal and organization-related purposes only.

C. Users shall not restrict or inhibit any other user from enjoying any service on the Compassionate Carbon website. Posting of obscene materials or use of obscene language, posting of vulgar materials, or use of vulgar language, or use of abusive, defamatory, profane, or threatening language of any kind, will constitute a violation of these policies governing the use of the Compassionate Carbon website. Additionally, users shall not upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish any materials containing a virus or any other harmful component.

D. All aliases adopted by Compassionate Carbon website users are subject to approval by the organization to ensure that the proper image is associated with the organization.

The organization is not responsible for screening communications in advance, and will not actively monitor the use of the Compassionate Carbon website. For this reason, it is essential that the users of the Compassionate Carbon website report any abuses or misuse of the Compassionate Carbon website to the organization. If the organization determines that a user’s participation in the Compassionate Carbon website creates a liability for the organization or that the user has violated the policies set forth herein, the organization reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take actions against the user. The organization reserves the right to expel a user and deny a user further access to the Compassionate Carbon website if such user violates these policies or any applicable laws or regulations.

III. Liability and Indemnity

The reliability of the information available through the Compassionate Carbon website is largely dependent upon the actions of community registrants. The organization can make no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of this information.

The organization does not warrant that the Compassionate Carbon website will operate error-free or that the site and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material. To the fullest extent permitted by the law, the organization disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for particular purpose. In no event shall the organization be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, resulting from the use of or inability to use information or materials available on the Compassionate Carbon website.

By using the Compassionate Carbon website, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the organization and their respective agents from and against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs, and expenses that may arise from your use of the Compassionate Carbon website or your breach of these policies. The organization will provide notice to you of any such action or claim, and reserves the right to participate, at our expense, in the investigation, settlement, and defense of any such action or claim.

Please note that the organization may revise these policies and your continued use of the site constitutes your agreement to comply with such modifications. You should review the policies periodically to ensure that you are familiar with them.

Participation in the Compassionate Carbon website is a privilege.

Client & Partner Privacy

Welcome to compassionatecarbon.com, the website and online service of Compassionate Carbon (“the organization”). The organization knows that you care how information about you is used and shared. This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by the campaign when you use our online services, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect by other means (including offline) or from other sources.

Policy

The organization will not sell or share any of our donors’ personal information collected online or offline with any other organization without first receiving permission to do so. The organization will not send donor mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

Information We Collect

User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and email address, if you register for compassionatecarbon.com (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to compassionatecarbon.com, etc., on a third party website or network). If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through compassionatecarbon.com. You may provide us information in user content you post to compassionatecarbon.com.

Third-Party Services

The organization uses a custom content management system platform to organize our community of members, supporters and prospects. You can read more about that company and its features and policies at https://craftcms.com/ When you visit compassionatecarbon.com, Craft CMS may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets our site help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through compassionatecarbon.com. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of compassionatecarbon.com may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled. You can read more about how the Craft CMS service interacts with and protects your information at https://craftcms.com/privacy.

The organization uses Google Analytics to help understand the use of compassionatecarbon.com. 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.

The campaign also uses Classy and Stripe. Their privacy policies can be found online at their respective websites.

How We Use Your Information

We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of compassionatecarbon.com.

By providing the organization your email address (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to compassionatecarbon.com, etc., on a third party website or network), you consent to our using the email address to send you compassionatecarbon.com related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on compassionatecarbon.com to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of compassionatecarbon.com, or other information. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out on the unsubscribe page.

Following termination or deactivation of your compassionatecarbon.com account where applicable, the organization may retain your profile information and user content for a reasonable time for archival purposes, and in order to comply with election regulations set out in the applicable laws. Furthermore, the campaign may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including user content) contained in your communications to other users or posted to public or semi-public areas of compassionatecarbon.com after termination or deactivation of your account.

The organization reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the user content you post on compassionatecarbon.com. We reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. The organization also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

How We Share Your Information

Personally Identifiable Information: The organization will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. The organization may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of providing compassionatecarbon.com services to you. If we do this, such third parties’ use of your information will be bound by this Privacy Policy. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of the campaign (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).

Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to compassionatecarbon.com, such as user content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy or website customization settings. If you remove information that you posted to compassionatecarbon.com, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that information.

Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, the campaign will not disclose personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on us or our affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce this policy, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of compassionatecarbon.com, our users or others.

How We Protect Your Information

The campaign cares about the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to the campaign or guarantee that your information on the service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third-party providers, such as social networks. The campaign is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from the organization, at all times.

Compromise of Personal Information

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, the organization will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Your Choices About Your Information

You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through compassionatecarbon.com, in which case the organization may not be able to provide certain services to you. You can review and correct the information about you that the organization keeps on file by contacting us directly at [email protected]

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, the organization does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for compassionatecarbon.com accounts. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 is allowed to provide any personal information to or on compassionatecarbon.com. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected]

Links to Other Websites

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from compassionatecarbon.com, nor the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from compassionatecarbon.com to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including those that have a link on our website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Notification Procedures

It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business-related purposes, to you via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on compassionatecarbon.com, as determined by the organization in its sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt-out of certain means of notification as described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on compassionatecarbon.com to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Additional Privacy Policy Questions

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us at compassionatecarbon.com, or send mail to:

303 W Foothill Blvd Unit 13

Glendora, CA 91741