Information Collected on this Website
In various places on this website, we may gather and store information that you voluntarily provide, such as your name, email address and other basic contact information for the purposes of allowing you to communicate electronically with Earth Economics and its personnel. In addition, our servers create log files where we may also collect and store your IP address, access URL, time of access, geographic location, browser type, and referral URL, which allow us to analyze and understand traffic and use patterns at our website so that we can continually make improvements to visitors’ experiences. These log files do not contain PII and this type of information is never linked back to any PII that you have provided.
We also gather and store contact and other information from individuals or organizations that choose to donate to Earth Economics via our website, and we also use that information to keep donors informed about the impact of Earth Economics’ work. Note: Earth Economics does not collect and store credit card or other payment card information on this website. We use a third-party payment processor, PayPal, to assist in completing financial transactions initiated on this website. PayPal has its own privacy policies for collecting, storing and using payment card and other information in connection with such transactions. Earth Economics has no control or influence over such policies or PayPal’s compliance with them, and we have no access to the payment card or other information collected by PayPal. Users of this website are encouraged to review PayPal’s privacy policies before engaging in financial transactions that are initiated on Earth Economics’ website.
Cookies. We use two kinds of cookies on our website. “Session cookies” help us improve your experience while visiting the website and avoid the need to re-enter information. Session cookies are temporary cookies that operate only during your use of our website, and automatically stop when you leave. We do not store PII on cookies.
At any time, you may opt-out of Google Analytics tracking with the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. Details about disabling cookies generally can typically be found in the Help facility provided with your browser.
Earth Economics’ Use of Collected and Stored Information
Except as required by law or court order, Earth Economics will not sell, rent, share, or pass on your PII to any third party without your prior and express consent. Earth Economics uses a third-party service provider to host our website. Third-party service providers are not permitted to use or share any PII that they may receive from Earth Economics. Earth Economics does not share any of the PII of users of our website with outside parties. Earth Economics uses aggregate technical data about visitors’ use of our website only for purposes of improving our website and users’ experiences.
Protection of PII
Website User Consents; Disclaimer
It is not possible for Earth Economics to predict or control the route by which information will travel to and from our website. This means that your information may be temporarily transferred along routes that are not completely secured. By using our website, you consent to such transfers.
By your use of our website, you agree that Earth Economics will not be held liable for damages of any kind (for example, but not limited to, direct, indirect, compensatory, or punitive damages) arising out of or related to your use of our website, or any loss of data, loss of income, damage to property, or third-party claims.
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