terms and conditions
Welcome to our website. If you
continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be
bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together
relation to this website.
The term ‘The
REDD Desk’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered
office is Global Canopy Foundation, John Krebs Field Station, Wytham, Oxford
OX2 8QJ, United Kingdom. The Global Canopy
Foundation is a UK
registered Charity (No1089110) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No. 4293417).
The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The use of this website is
The content of the pages of
this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to
change without notice.
Neither we nor any third
parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness,
performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found
or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that
such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly
exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent
permitted by law.
Your use of any information or
materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not
be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products,
services or information available through this website meet your specific
This website contains material shared
under the Creative Commons licence, unless specified differently.
Commons: These terms have
been aligned to be interoperable with any Creative
Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence. This means that you may mix the
information with Creative Commons licensed content to create a derivative work that
can be distributed under any Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Licence.
This website is a special
project of the Global Canopy Foundation. The reproduction of the design,
layout, look, appearance and graphics is prohibited other than in accordance
with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
Unauthorised use of this
website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
This website also includes
links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to
provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the
website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
Your use of this website and
any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Scotland
We want the information on this
site to be open and as easy to re-use as possible. When you submit information
to this site we will work under the terms of Creative Commons Licence 2.0,
unless you clearly state otherwise alongside your work. Your ideas and
applications remain your own.
how The REDD Desk uses and protects any information that you give The REDD Desk
when you use this website.
The REDD Desk is committed to ensuring
that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain
information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you
can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy
The REDD Desk may change this
policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from
time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is
effective from 7th December 2009.
What we collect
We collect the following
information when you create an account: name, country of residence and email
We may collect the following
information when you update your profile: preferences and interests and other
information relevant to REDD Readiness
What we do with the
information we gather
We require this information to
understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular
for the following reasons:
To customise the website
according to your preferences and interests
To enable other website users
to view your user profile, and contact you via the website. The email address
you have provided will not automatically be displayed on the website, unless
explicitly stated by you.
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to
improve our products and services.
We may periodically send
promotional emails about new REDD
Readiness related services with other information which we think you may find
interesting, or for research purposes using the email address which you have
We are committed to ensuring
that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or
disclosure, we have put in place
suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure
the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which
asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the
file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when
you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you
as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs,
likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your
We use traffic log cookies to
identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page
traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We
only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data
is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us
provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you
find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your
computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share
You can choose to accept or
decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can
usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may
prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to
other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave
our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other
website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of
any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are
not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at
the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal
You may choose to restrict the
collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill
in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that
you do not wish to allow the REDD Desk or other users to contact you.
If you have previously agreed
to us using your personal information for sending you updates from The REDD
Desk or allowing other users to contact you , you may change your mind at any
time by writing to or emailing us at contact [at] theredddesk.org.
We will not sell, distribute or
lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission
or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of
personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be
payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write
to contact [at] theredddesk.org.
If you believe
that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please
write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will
promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Copyrights and Copyright
Agent and Infringement Procedures
The REDD Desk asks its users to
respect the intellectual property of others. The REDD Desk has designated an
agent to receive any notifications of claimed copyright infringement on its
site, who can be reached as follows: copyright [at] theredddesk.org
It is the policy of The REDD Desk to respond to notices of alleged copyright
infringement and, following investigation, to terminate the accounts of repeat
infringers and/or to remove or disable access to any infringing materials as
legally required. If you believe in good faith that your work has been copied
in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright
agent with the following information:
name, address, telephone number and email address;
description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on
statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not
authorised by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
statement by you that the above information in your notice is accurate and that
you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner's
electronic or physical signature from the copyright owner or the person
authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner.