Climate Leadership Initiative (CLI) respects your privacy when visiting our website and is committed to protecting your information. To protect your privacy, please refer to the following policy, which may be amended at any time by posted amendments to this page.

Purpose of this Policy
This privacy policy (“Policy”) explains our approach to any personal information that we might collect from you using this website and in other situations, as well as the purposes for which we process your personal information. This Policy also sets out your rights in respect of our processing of your personal information. This Policy will inform you of the nature of the personal information about you that is processed by us and how you can request that we delete, update, transfer and/or provide you with access to it. This Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using this website.

Personal Information We Collect
CLI collects the following information during your visit to our website:

  • Employment application information that you provide
  • Website tracking information collected through cookies and analytics services as described below: How users might view information or pages on our site

Please see details below on how we gather or collect this type of information.

Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer, smart phone, tablet, or other digital device when you access the our site. This information can be read by our website when you return to the site. We use cookies and similar technologies to speed up your future visits by storing preferences.

Cookies contain information about your use of a particular website but do not include any personally-identifying information by themselves (for example, they do not store your name or address).

Learn more about cookies here.

What do we use cookies for?
Cookies fall into one or more of the categories set out below. This website uses cookies that fall into all the categories. Also, we use data from targeting cookies placed on your computer by third parties when you have visited other websites.

  1. Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.  These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies certain services you have asked for cannot be provided
  2. Performance cookies – These cookies collect information on the pages visited. These cookies collect information about how users use a website, for instance which pages users go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how the website works.
  3. Functionality cookies – These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.  These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity to other websites.
  4. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies – these cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests

You have options to remove or disable cookies from your browser at any time. Please click here to learn more about how you can manage cookies for your browser.

This site uses cookies with Google Analytics and Tag Manager to collect data on how visitors use our website. This data can include page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and referral sources. These tools do not gather, request, record, or require any personal information such as name, address, or your computer’s IP address.

Online Forms
CLI uses a third-party service, Waldron HR, which uses forms embedded on our website to gather information for Open Position applications. For more on Waldron, please visit their Privacy Policy page.

We will never ask for personal information such as a driver’s license number, credit card number, or social security number.

We respect your right to remove your information from our systems at any time. Please contact us at any time to request your data be removed from our files. We will comply within a reasonable timeframe and reply to your request.

Third Party Websites
Our website links to third party sites that we do not operate or endorse. These third-party websites may use cookies and collect your personal information through their privacy policies. This privacy policy does not apply to third-party websites, and we are not responsible for third party websites.

Links to Other Sites
Our website contains links to other services whose information practices may be different than ours, such as partners of funders. Visitors should consult these other services’ privacy notices, as CLI does not control information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

How do we protect your information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Personal information of Children
Our website is intended for ages 18 and older. We do not intend to or knowingly collect personal information from children.

Do Not Track (DNT)
California law requires us to let you know how we respond to web browser Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Because there currently isn’t an industry or legal standard for recognizing or honoring DNT signals, we don’t respond to them at this time.

Contact Us
For more information about website or if you have any questions, please contact us.

CLI’s office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm PT. We will respond to email inquiries within a timely manner.