Climate Ride is committed to providing an informative and useful website for all visitors and constituents. At the same time, Climate Ride is also committed to protecting the privacy of all users of its website. Our websites do not collect personal or identifiable information unless it is provided voluntarily and knowingly. When such information is provided by you voluntarily and knowingly, Climate Ride will not sell this information to any third party.
When you visit the Climate Ride website, register for a Climate Ride event, or make a donation to Climate Ride either online or offline, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering for an event, signing up to receive email newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects and services, donating to us, ordering merchandise, making requests, submitting a form on our website, or simply asking a question. We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way, whether it is online or offline. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies.
Climate Ride does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. If you choose not to provide any of that information, we may not be able to fulfill your request or complete your order, but you will still be free to browse the other sections of the websites owned and administered by Climate Ride. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.
All information collected as a result of online registration and/or online donations is owned and controlled by Climate Ride. This information is only accessible by those employed or specifically authorized by Climate Ride to operate this website.
The security and safety of your personal and confidential information are of highest priority to us. Please rest assured this website has adopted physical and technological processes and procedures to keep your personal information safe and secure. The personal information you provide when you register online or make an online donation is secured using Secure Socket Layers (“SSL”) encryption technology. This SSL technology prevents such information from being intercepted and read as it is transmitted over the Internet to secure servers.
Anonymous information is collected from every donor and visitor to this site. This includes pages viewed, date and time, and browser type. IP numbers are not stored but are temporarily used to determine domain type and in some cases, geographic region. We do not make any association between this information and a donor or visitor’s identity. This information is used primarily to track the effectiveness of our website and individual sections and pages within them.
Climate Ride will not sell any personal information to any third party. Your personal information may be disclosed under the following circumstances:
Participant health information may be shared as necessary to medical and safety personnel for our events. Contact information may be shared with your team captain and representative of your chosen beneficiary(ies) in order to identify and communicate with you. This may include name, email address, and mailing address.
Donor information may be shared to identify you to anyone to whom you are sponsoring. This may include name, email address, and mailing address. If you are donating to support the Climate Ride Annual Fund, your name may appear on our website as an acknowledgment of your gift. You have the option during the donation process to remain anonymous, in which case no personal information will be shared with anyone to whom you are sponsoring or to the public via the Climate Ride website.
By you, on message boards, chat, profile pages and blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and materials (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public information, and may be available to users of those services and to the general public. We urge you to be very careful when deciding to disclose your Personal Information, or any other information, on any social media services.
If at any time you would like to update or remove any information stored by Climate Ride of our third-party sites, please contact us. Event participants and donors have access to the information that is stored in our fundraising software through the software itself and may be updated or removed at any time.