Who we are
Our website address is: http://climatemayors.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When you submit a contact form we collect your first name, last name and your email address so that we can correspond with you.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
How personal information is shared
We may collect Technical/Network Data. As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain Technical/Network Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We do not use automated technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).
We do not maintain or associate the Technical/Network Data we collect with your Personal Information. The Technical/Network Data helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
Speed up your searches.
Recognize you when you return to our Website.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. We may also disclose Personal Information that we collect or that you provide as described in this Policy with the parties described below:
To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business activities and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To a successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by us about our Website’ users is among the assets transferred.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Do Not Track (DNT) Signals. We do not use automated technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.
Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. We do not share your Personal Information with any unaffiliated third parties for advertising purposes.
Updates and Promotional Offers from Us. If you do not wish to have your e-mail address used by us to promote or provide updates about our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to the e-mail address provided below in the Contact Information section. If we have sent you a marketing or promotional e-mail, you may send us a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions. This opt out does not apply to communications with us as a result of a transaction with us.
Targeted Advertising. We do not use Personal Information to perform targeted advertising.
Access to Specific Information and Data Portability. You have the right to request that we disclose information to you about our collection and use of your Personal Information over the past twelve (12) months. Once we receive a verifiable Data Request, we will be able to disclose to you the specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you.
Right to Delete. You have the right to request that we delete any or all of your Personal Information that we collected from and about you, subject to certain statutory exceptions. Once we receive a verifiable data request, we will identify the Personal Information, confirm that you want that Personal Information deleted, and then delete (and notify our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
Right to Correct. You have the right to request inaccurate Personal Information be corrected.
Right to Restrict Sensitive Personal Information Processing. We do not collect any Sensitive Personal Information as such term is defined under applicable law (such as social security number, driver’s license/governmental ID, financial account, debit or credit card information, racial or ethnic origin, mental or physical health condition, etc.) If we collect any such information, you have the right to restrict how your Sensitive Personal Information is used and disclosed, subject to certain uses permitted by applicable law (such as, the use necessary for the performance of services, use to ensure security and integrity).
Non-Discrimination. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your legal rights regarding Personal Information, unless permitted by law. We will not take any of the following actions solely because you chose to exercise any of your legal rights regarding your Personal Information:
Deny you services.
Charge you different rates for services, including through granting discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties.
Provide you a different level or quality of services.
Suggest that you may receive a different rate for services or a different level or quality of services.
However, we may offer financial incentives permitted by law. Any financial incentive we offer will reasonably relate to your Personal Information’s value and contain written terms that describe the program’s material aspects.
Data Requests and Authentication. To exercise your rights, please submit a data request to the email address provided in the Contact Information section below. We reserve the right to require you to provide additional information to enable us to reasonably verify that you are the person about whom the Personal Information pertains in order to access, change, delete, or release the requested information to you (or your authorized agent). You will be asked to verify certain pieces of Personal Information. We may also ask you to sign a declaration under penalty of perjury regarding your identity. We cannot respond to your request if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the Personal Information relates to you. Making a verifiable data request does not require you to make a profile with us. We will only use Personal Information provided in a data request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW
California law permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. As stated in this Section 5, we do not make any such disclosures. However, to make such a request, you may e-mail us at the address listed in the ‘Contact Information’ section below.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER COLORADO LAW
Colorado law permits users of our Website that are Colorado residents to Opt-Out, access, correct, delete, or transfer the Personal Information collected and maintained about the resident. To make such a request, please e-mail us at the address listed in the ‘Contact Information’ section below. In the event that we deny a Colorado resident’s data request, the resident may appeal said decision by emailing the address listed below in the “Contact Information’ section. If a Colorado resident has concerns about the result of the appeal, they have the right to contact the Colorado state Attorney General.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.