Privacy Policy

The Climate Initiative is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to the kportclimate.org web site, a service of The Climate Initiative, and governs data collection and usage. By using the kportclimate.org web site, you consent to the data practices described in this policy.

Collection of your Personal Information
The Climate Initiative collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Climate Initiative also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by The Climate Initiative. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by The Climate Initiative for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the kportclimate.org web site.

The Climate Initiative encourages you to review the privacy policy of web sites you choose to link to from the kportclimate.org web site so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. The Climate Initiative is not responsible for the privacy policy or other content on web sites outside of the The Climate Initiative web site.

Use of your Personal Information
The Climate Initiative collects and uses your personal information to operate the kportclimate.org web site and deliver the services you have requested, such as newsletter email delivery. The Climate Initiative also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from kportclimate.org. The Climate Initiative may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Climate Initiative does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Climate Initiative may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Climate Initiative, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Climate Initiative does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The Climate Initiative keeps track of the pages our customers visit within kportclimate.org, and the web sites they visit from suggested content within kportclimate.org in order to determine what The Climate Initiative content is the most popular.

The kportclimate.org web site will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Climate Initiative or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Climate Initiative; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of kportclimate.org, or the public.

Use of Cookies
The kportclimate.org web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you register with the The Climate Initiative site or services, a cookie helps kportclimate.org to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as mailing addresses, phone number, and so on. When you return to the same kportclimate.org web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Security of your Personal Information
The Climate Initiative secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Climate Initiative secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Changes to this Policy
The Climate Initiative will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect organizational and customer feedback. The Climate Initiative encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how The Climate Initiative is protecting your information.

Contact Information
The Climate Initiative welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that kportclimate.org has not adhered to this Policy, please contact The Climate Initiative at info@kportclimate.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.