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Effective December 16, 2005

By accessing this website and any pages thereof, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions below. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not access this site or any pages thereof.

Privacy Statement

Information Collection & Use

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. (ICLEI U.S.A.) is the sole owner of the information collected on the ICLEI U.S.A. website at www.icleiusa.org.

ICLEI U.S.A. may collect personally identifiable information from its users at several different points on this website.

ICLEI U.S.A. values your privacy and will not share your personally identifiable information without your express consent. ICLEI U.S.A. will not in any case sell or engage in other extraneous commercial use of your personally identifiable information.

Information provided to ICLEI U.S.A. through this website will be used for fulfillment of the express purpose(s) for which you provided the information and associated business processes.

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our services, you may correct, update, or remove it by e-mailing iclei-usa@iclei.org or by contacting us by telephone, fax, or postal mail at the contact information listed below.

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, U.S.A., Inc. reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when disclosure is necessary to protect the organizations’ rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on ICLEI USA’s website.

Links to Other Sites

This website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by ICLEI U.S.A. Please be aware that ICLEI U.S.A. is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website.

Log Files

As is true of most websites, ICLEI U.S.A. website gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

ICLEI U.S.A. uses this information, which does not identify individual users, to ensure levels of service, analyze trends, administer and improve its site, and gather demographic information about the website’s user base.

ICLEI U.S.A. does not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us.

ICLEI U.S.A. follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted, both during transmission and once received. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on this website, you can send an e-mail to: iclei-usa@iclei.org.

Changes

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by e-mail, if provided; or by means of a notice on our home page.

In the unlikely event that ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. goes through a business transition, such as a merger with or acquisition by another organization, or a sale of all or a portion of its assets; your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred.

You will be notified via e-mail, if provided, and a prominent notice will be posted on our website for not less than 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, U.S.A.
436 14th Street, Suite 1520
Oakland, CA 94612
U.S.A.
+1-510/844-0699 tel
+1-510/844-0698 fax
iclei-usa@iclei.org

Legal Information

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. (ICLEI U.S.A.) is a Massachusetts public benefit corporation with IRC Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit status and headquarters in Oakland, California. Contributions to ICLEI U.S.A. are fully tax-deductible as charitable contributions, as allowed under the law. Consult your tax advisor for information relating to your specific personal or business situation.

Disclaimers

This site and its contents are copyright © 2005, 2006 ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc., all rights reserved.

The name ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the ICLEI logo are trademarks of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability. Cities for Climate Protection is a registered trademark of ICLEI in the United States and other countries. ICLEI U.S.A. also claims rights in certain other trademarks and service marks contained in this website.

The information and materials contained in this website, and the terms, conditions, and descriptions that appear, are subject to change without notice. This includes, but is not limited to, any programs, incentives, or recognition programs offered by ICLEI U.S.A. in the furtherance of its charitable and/or educational purposes.

This website may contain links to websites controlled or offered by third parties that are not owned or controlled by ICLEI U.S.A. ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. hereby disclaims all liability for any information, materials, products, or services posted or offered at any such third party site linked to this website. By offering a link to a third party website, ICLEI U.S.A. does not endorse or recommend any organization, any products or services offered, or the information contained on that website; nor is ICLEI U.S.A. liable for any failure of any products or services offered or advertised on such sites.

The information and materials contained on this website, including text, graphics, links, or other items are provided “as is”, “as available”. ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of this information and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in this information and material. No warranty of any kind, implied, express, or statutory—including, but not limited to, the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus—is given in conjunction with the information and materials on this website.

In no event will ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability U.S.A., Inc. be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages; losses or expenses arising in connection with this site or any linked site or use thereof, or inability to use by any party; or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure; even if ICLEI U.S.A., or any representative thereof, is advised of the possibility of such damages, losses, or expenses.

Use of this site shall be governed by all applicable federal laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of California.

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