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Privacy Policy

Last updated – January (2018)


Carbon Initiative Forum recognises the importance of maintaining your privacy. We value your privacy and appreciate your trust in us. This Policy describes how we treat user information we collect on https://www.carboninitiativeforum.org and other offline sources. This Privacy Policy applies to current and former visitors to our website and to our online customers. By visiting and/or using our website, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

Carbon Initiative Forum hereby grants you permission to use the Site as follows:

Contact Information:

We might collect your name, email, mobile number, phone number, street, city, state, pincode, country and ip address.

Payment and billing information:

We might collect your billing name, billing address and payment method when you purchase an offset. We NEVER collect your credit card number or credit card expiry date or other details pertaining to your credit card on our website. Credit card information will be obtained and processed by our online payment partner Atom Technologies Limited.

Information you post:

We collect information you post in a public space on our website or on a third-party social media site belonging to Carbon Initiative Forum.

Demographic information

We may collect demographic information about you. We might collect this as a part of a survey also.

Other information

If you use our website, we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you’re using. We might look at what site you came from, duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.


We collect information directly from you:

We collect information directly from you when you register to offset with us. We also collect information if you post a comment on our websites or ask us a question through phone or email.

We collect information from you passively:

We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, browser cookies and web beacons for collecting information about your usage of our website.

We get information about you from third parties:

For example, if you use an integrated social media feature on our websites. The third-party social media site will give us certain information about you. This could include your name and email address.


We use information to contact you:

We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of a purchase on our website or for other promotional purposes.

We use information to respond to your requests or questions:

We might use your information to confirm your registration.

We use information to improve our products and services:

We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based upon your preferences.

We use information to look at site trends and customer interests:

We may use your information to make our website and products better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.

We use information for security purposes:

We may use information to protect our company, our customers, or our websites.

We use information for marketing purposes:

We might send you information about special promotions or offers. We might also tell you about new features or products. These might be our own offers or products, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. Or, for example, if you buy tickets from us we’ll enroll you in our newsletter.

We use information to send you transactional communications:

We might send you emails or SMS about your account or a ticket purchase. We use information as otherwise permitted by law.

If you click on one of the links to third party websites, you may be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of those websites. Read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for these third party sites.

In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there under, the contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:

41/1,Church Street,
Bangalore – 560001,

Karnataka, India

Email: contact@carboninitativeforum.org

If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, you can also email us at contact@carboninitativeforum.org

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 10.02.2017. From time to time we may change our privacy practices. We will notify you of any material changes to this policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.

If you choose to visit the website, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Policy and the website’s terms of use. In addition to the foregoing, any disputes arising under this Policy shall be governed by the laws of India.

Cookie Policy

Last updated – January (2018)


Cookies are small amounts of information which Carbon Initiative Forum[3] may store on your computer after you register on our websites (“Site”) to enable our server to collect certain information from your web browser. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer used. Cookies and other similar technology make it easier for you to log on to and use the Site during future visits (e.g. they may maintain a shopping basket for your publication orders and event bookings). It also allows Carbon Initiative Forum to monitor website traffic, to identify you when you visit this Site, to personalise the content of the Site for you and to enable you to both carry out transactions and have access to information about your account.

Cookies themselves only record which areas of the Site have been visited by the computer in question, and for how long. Allowing us to create a cookie does not give us access to the rest of your computer and we will not use cookies to track your online activity once you leave our Site. Cookies are read only by the server that placed them, and are unable to execute any code or virus.