Inconvenient Youth Web site Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy:

Inconvenient Youth is an initiative of The Alliance for Climate Protection's Climate Project. The Alliance for Climate Protection (alternatively, the "Alliance," "We," "Us," "Our") is very sensitive to online privacy concerns. This online privacy statement describes how we treat all user data collected during your visit to the Inconvenient Youth website (the "Site"). Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Inconvenient Youth website.

When using the Site, such as by posting content and comments, sending messages and performing searches, you may choose to provide us with certain personal information. You do not have to provide any of your personal information to us at any time, but you may need to do so if you want to enjoy all of the features of the Site.

On some pages, you can create an account on our site, order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Zip Code
  • Gender
  • Interests
  • School

You should exercise caution when deciding whether and what types of personal information you wish to post publicly on the Site. All such disclosure of information is done at your own risk. The Site may allow users to change or correct personal information that was previously posted publicly. Please note, however, that even if this is done, residual copies of such information may remain on back-up media, may still be viewable in cached and archived pages and may be available to other users that previously copied or stored the information.

The Way We Use Information:

We use the information you provide about yourself when registering for the site in order to complete your profile. You have the option which information - if any - to display publically. As Inconvenient Youth is a community of teenagers taking action to address the climate crisis, Inconvenient Youth staff may segment audiences into relevant groupings in order to provide action alerts by email or SMS text. On such occasions, you will have the opportunity to opt in to those communications and easily opt out at any time.

We do not share the information you've given us with unaffiliated groups withour your explicit persmission. We may share some of your personal information with the following affiliated groups:

  • Affiliated Third Parties - for example, our database administrators (for the sole purpose of helping us do our work) or affiliated capmaigns, which share our mission and privacy concerns.
  • Third Party Administrators, such as organizations we engage to facilitate large distribution of messages.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with sponsors and corporate partners. For example, we may tell a sponsor that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our Site, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

In addition to other use and disclosure described in this Privacy Policy, we may use or disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or this site; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, this site or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, site users, or the public.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.

Our Commitment To Data Security:

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Although we take these precautions, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.

If you send the Site an electronic mail transmission, please be aware that the email transmission is not necessarily secure and is not encrypted. Accordingly, email transmissions are not necessarily protected from unauthorized access. Transmission of email is at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for your transmission of personal information or any obligation with respect to that information not submitted over a secure server.

Our Commitment To Children's Privacy:

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. The Site is directed at teenagers who care about the health of our planet. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13, or knowingly allow such persons to register with the Site. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to send any information about yourself to us. No one under age 13 may provide or post any personal information on the Site. In the event that we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.

We encourage parents and guardians to accompany children of any age when they go online. Parents and guardians can help protect the privacy of their children by teaching them never to disclose personal information about themselves online unless a parent or guardian has said "okay". Parents and guardians should know the websites their children are visiting and whether those websites are appropriate. Parents and guardians should look for website privacy policies and know how personal information is being treated.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information:

You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by logging into your account on our Web site (with the user name and password you provided at registration). We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error or by logging in to your profile.

To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Links to Other Sites:

The Site may contain links to other websites of third parties. We do not control the content that appears on these websites. In addition, those websites and the content that appears on them may be constantly changing. We are not responsible for and assume no liability with respect to the content or privacy practices of such other websites.

These third party websites may have their own privacy policies and terms of use policies, or no policies at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party website before visiting that site and providing that site with your personal information.

Use of Cookies:

We may use cookies to tailor your experience on this Site according to the preferences you have specified. When you visit the Site, your browser may save a tiny piece of information on your computer. This information personalizes and improves yur experience online. It is not possible and we do not attempt to access information from other websites. Our cookies do not contain any personal identifiable information. You have the ability to accept or delete cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience all features of the Site. <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Arial; panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:10.0pt; margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";} @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} -->

International Users:

By visiting our Site and providing us with data, you acknowledge and agree that due to the international dimension of the Internet we may use the data collected in the course of our relationship with you for the purposes identified in this policy or in our other communications with you, including the transmission of information outside your resident jurisdiction. In addition, please understand that such data may be stored on servers located in the United States or otherwise outside your resident jurisdiction. By providing us with your data, you consent to the transfer of such data.

How To Contact Us:

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at 615-327-7577 or send us an email at

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may occasionally update this privacy statement especially as new features are added to this Site. If there are material changes to this statement or in how we will use your personal information, we will prominently note such changes prior to their implementation. We encourage you to periodically review this page to be informed of how we are protecting your information.