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Privacy Policy

Last UpdatedAugust, 2022

INTRODUCTION 

The Social Climate Tech (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This privacy policy explains how we collect, use, disclose and protect your information when you visit our website https://socialclimate.tech [and our mobile application], including all other media forms, media channels, mobile websites or mobile applications related or linked to it (collectively, the “Website”). Read this privacy policy carefully. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not access the Website.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy anytime and for any reason. We will notify you of any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date in this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modifications will take effect immediately upon posting the updated privacy policy on the Website, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of any such change or modification.

You are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates periodically. You will be deemed to have become aware of, will be subject to and will be deemed to have accepted the changes to any revised Privacy Policy through your continued use of the Website after the date such revised Privacy Policy is published.

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may collect information about you in various ways. The information we may collect on the website includes:

Personal information

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, delivery address, e-mail address and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown and interests, which you voluntarily provide to us [when you register on the website [or our mobile application,] or] when you choose to participate in various activities related to the website [and our mobile application], such as online chat and message boards. You are not obligated to provide us with any personal information. Still, your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Website [and our mobile application].

Derived Data

Our server collects information automatically when you visit the website, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, access times and the pages you have viewed immediately before and after you have visited the website. [If you use our mobile application, this information may also include your device name and type, your operating system, your phone number, your country, your likes and responses to a post and other interactions with the app and other users via server log files, as well as any other information you choose to provide.]

Financial data (Donation)

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card mark, expiration date) that we may collect when you buy, order, return, exchange or request information about our services from the website [or our mobile app]. We only store very limited, if any, financial information that we collect. Otherwise, all financial information is stored by our payment processes, Stripe and Paypal. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly to answer your questions.]

Facebook permissions

The website [and our mobile application] can, by default, access your Facebook basic account information, including your name, email address, gender, birthday, current city and profile picture URL, and other information you choose to publish. We may also request access to other permissions related to your accounts, such as friends, check-ins and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each permit. More information about Facebook permissions can be found on the Facebook Permissions Reference page.

Data from social networks

User information from social networking sites, for example [Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter], including your name, your social network username, location, gender, date of birth, email address, profile picture and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks. [If you use our mobile application, this information may also contain contact information for everyone you invite to use and/or join our mobile app.]

Mobile device data

Device Information, such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer, and information about your device’s location if you access the website from a mobile device.

Third-Party Data

Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to a third party and authorize the Website to access this information.

Data from competitions, giveaways and surveys

Personal and other information you may provide when participating in competitions or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

Mobile Applications Information

If you connect with our mobile application:

Geo-Location Information. We may request access or permission to track location-based information from your mobile device continuously or while using our mobile application to provide location-based services. If you want to change your access or permissions, you can do so in the device settings.

Mobile device access. We may request access or permission to certain features of your mobile device, including your mobile device [bluetooth, calendar, camera, contacts, microphone, reminders, sensors, text messages, social media accounts, storage] and other features. If you want to change your access or permissions, you can do so in the device settings.

Mobile device data. We may collect device information (e.g. your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system, version information and IP address.

Push Notifications. We may request that you send push notifications about your account or app. If you want to deselect this type of communication, you can turn it off in the device settings.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We can give you a smooth, efficient and customized experience by having correct information about you. Specifically, we may use information collected about you through the Website [or our mobile application] to:

  • Manage contests, promotions and contests.
  • Help fight crime and respond to lawsuits.
  • Collect anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
  • Create and manage your account.
  • Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters and other information about promotions and the website [and our mobile application] to you.
  • Email you regarding your account or your order.
  • Enable communication between users.
  • Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments and other transactions related to the website [and our mobile application].
  • Create a personal profile about yourself to make future visits to the website [and our mobile application] more personal.
  • Increase the efficiency and operation of the website [and our mobile application].
  • Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your website experience [and our mobile application].
  • Notify you of updates to the website [and our mobile application].
  • Offer new products, services, [mobile applications] and/or recommendations.
  • Perform other business activities as needed.
  • Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft and protect against criminal activity.
  • Process payments and refunds.
  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the website [and our mobile application].
  • Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  • Respond to product and customer service inquiries.
  • Send you a newsletter.
  • Ask for support for the website [and our mobile application].

[Other]

INFORMATION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share information that we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:

By law or to protect rights

Suppose we believe that disclosure of information about you is necessary to respond to legal proceedings, investigate or remedy any violations of our policies, or protect the rights of others, property, and security. In that case, we may share your information as permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other fraud protection entities and reducing credit risk.

Third-Party Providers

We may share your information with third parties who perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing assistance.

Marketing Communication

We may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, according to law, with your consent or with an opportunity for you to revoke your consent.

Interactions with other users

Suppose you interact with other website users [and our mobile app]. In that case, these users can see your name, profile photo and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, and following blogs.

Online posts

When you post comments, contributions or other content on the website [or our mobile applications], all users can view your posts. They can be distributed publicly outside the website [and our mobile application] forever.

Third-party

advertisers We may use third-party advertising companies to display advertisements when you visit the website [or our mobile application]. These companies may use information about your visits to the website [and our mobile application] and other websites contained in web cookies to provide advertisements for goods and services that interest you.

Subsidiaries

We may share your information with our subsidiaries, in which case we will require these subsidiaries to respect this privacy policy. Subsidiaries include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or are under joint control.

Business partners

We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.

[Contacts on social media

Suppose you connect to the website [or our mobile application] via a social network. In that case, your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo and descriptions of your activity.]

Other third parties

We may share your information with advertisers and investors to conduct a general business analysis. As required by law, we may also share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganize or sell all or part of our assets and undergo a merger or acquisition of another entity, we may transfer your information to the subsequent entity. If we go bankrupt or go bankrupt, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may be made and that the acquirer may reject our commitments in this Privacy Policy.

We are not responsible for third-party actions with which you share personal or sensitive information, and we have no authority to handle or control third-party requests. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting third parties directly.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

Cookies and web signals

[We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels and other tracking technology on the website [and our mobile application] to help customize the website [and our mobile application] and improve your experience. 

When you visit the website [or our mobile application], your personal information is not collected using tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can delete or reject cookies, but be aware that such action may affect the availability and function of the website [or our mobile application]. You may not reject web beacons. However, they can be made ineffective by rejecting all cookies or by changing your browser settings to notify you each time a cookie is left so that you can accept or reject cookies individually.]

[We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels and other tracking technology on the site [and our mobile application] to help customize the Site [and our mobile application] and enhance your experience. For more information about how we use cookies, see our cookie policy published on the website, which is included in this privacy policy. Using the website, you agree to be bound by our cookie policy.]

Internet-Based Advertising

In addition, we may use third-party applications to display advertisements on the website [and our mobile application], implement email marketing campaigns and manage other interactive marketing initiatives. This third-party software may use cookies or similar tracking technology to manage and optimize your online experience with us. For more information on opting out of interest-based ads, see the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or the Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

Website analysis

We can also collaborate with selected third-party providers [Cloudfare,] [Google Analytics] too, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the website [and our mobile application], determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the website [, our mobile application], you agree that these third-party providers collect and use your information. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly to answer your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party providers. However, suppose you do not want any information collected and used by tracking technology. In that case, you can visit third-party providers, the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or the Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

You should be aware that acquiring a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser or deleting or otherwise modifying your browser cookies may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins or settings.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

The Website [and our mobile application] may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services which are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to provide the Website [or our mobile application], any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we can not guarantee the security and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing information to third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and procedures (if any) of the third party responsible for that website and should take the necessary steps to, in your sole discretion, protect the confidentiality of your information. We are not responsible for third parties’ content or privacy and security practices and policies, including other websites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the website [or our mobile application].

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We use administrative, technical and physical security measures to protect your personal information. Although we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, you should be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. No data transfer method can be guaranteed against eavesdropping or other types of misuse. All information disclosed online is vulnerable to eavesdropping and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we can not guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

POLICY FOR CHILDREN

We do not knowingly request information from or market to children under 13 years of age. If you become aware of data collected from children under 13, please contact us using the contact details below.

CONTROLS FOR NON-TRACKING FEATURES

Most browsers and some mobile operating systems [and our mobile applications] include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting that you can enable to signal your privacy preference for not monitoring and collecting entered data about your surfing activities online. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been completed. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. Suppose an online tracking standard is adopted that we must follow in the future. In that case, we will inform you of this in a revised version of this Privacy Policy./Most browsers and some mobile operating systems [and our mobile applications] include a Do-Not-Track ( “DNT”) feature or setting that you can enable to signal your privacy preference for not monitoring and collecting data about your online surfing activities. If you set the DNT signal in your browser, we respond to such DNT browser signals.

OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

[Account Information]

You can review or change the information on your account or terminate your account at any time by:

  • Logging in to your account settings and updating your account
  • Contact us using the contact information below

[Other]

At your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be stored in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our terms of use and/or comply with legal requirements.]

Email and communication

If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, email or other communication from us, you can opt out by:

  • Note your preferences when registering your account on the website [or our mobile application]
  • Log in to your account settings and update your settings.
  • Contact us using the contact information below.
  • If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting third parties directly.

CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact us at:

Social Climate Tech News

[email protected]

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