Privacy Policy

Effective Date: [14 August 2022]


At Climate Change Writers, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and share information about you when you use our website, located at (the "Site").

By using the Site, you agree to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not use the Site.

We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Site to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.


Information We Collect and How We Collect It

We may collect the following types of information about you when you use the Site:

  • Personal Information: Personal information is information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, email address, and phone number. We may collect personal information from you when you create an account, sign up for our newsletter, or contact us through the Site.

  • Usage Information: We may collect information about your use of the Site, such as the pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct. We may also collect information about the devices you use to access the Site, such as your IP address, browser type, and operating system.

  • Location Information: We may collect information about your location when you use the Site, such as your IP address or device location settings.

We collect this information through various means, including:

  • Directly from you: We may collect information directly from you when you provide it to us, such as when you create an account or contact us through the Site.

  • Automated means: We may collect information about your use of the Site and your devices through automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and server logs. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your device for record-keeping purposes. A web beacon is a small graphic image that may be used on the Site or in emails to monitor the behavior of the user visiting the Site or receiving the email.

  • Third parties: We may receive information about you from third parties, such as social media platforms, advertising networks, and analytics providers.


How We Use Your Information

We may use the information we collect from you for the following purposes:

  • To provide and improve the Site: We may use your information to operate and maintain the Site and to provide you with the features and services available on the Site.

  • To communicate with you: We may use your information to communicate with you about your account, your orders, and other matters related to your use of the Site.

  • To personalize your experience: We may use your information to personalize your experience on the Site, such as by showing you content that is relevant to your interests.

  • To provide customer support: We may use your information to respond to your inquiries and resolve any issues you may have.

  • To send marketing communications: We may use your information to send you marketing communications, such as newsletters if you have opted in to receive such communications. You may opt-out of receiving marketing communications at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the communication.

  • To analyze and improve the Site: We may use your information to analyze and improve the Site, such as by analyzing usage patterns and identifying areas for improvement.

  • To comply with legal obligations: We may use your information as necessary to comply with legal obligations


Sharing of Information:

We may share your information with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • With your consent: We may share your information with third parties if you have given us your consent to do so.

  • With service providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as campaign and email delivery services.

  • With legal authorities: We may disclose your information to legal authorities if we are required to do so by law or if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with legal processes, protect our rights, or protect the rights of others.

  • With affiliated companies: We may share your information with affiliated companies for the purposes described in this privacy policy.

  • In the event of a merger: In the event that Climate Change Writers merges with another climate change advocacy, we may share your information with the new parent advocacy.


Data Security

As climate change writers, we take data security and privacy very seriously. We understand that the information we handle may be sensitive and personal, and we take all necessary steps to ensure that it is protected.

Our privacy policy outlines the measures we take to safeguard your data, including:

  1. Encrypting all data that is transmitted or stored on our servers.

  2. Using secure servers and protocols to prevent unauthorized access to your data.

  3. Implementing strict access controls to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to your data.

  4. Regularly monitoring and reviewing our security measures to ensure that they are up-to-date and effective.

  5. Providing training and resources to our staff to help them understand the importance of data security and privacy.

We also understand that you may have specific concerns about how your data is used, and we are committed to being transparent and responsive to your questions and concerns.


Data Retention

The data retention policy for Climate Change Writers is as follows:

  1. Personal data will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected - Being a writer on our website.

  2. Non-personal data, including research data and writing samples, will be retained indefinitely.

  3. Data will be securely stored and protected from unauthorized access or misuse.

  4. Data will be deleted or anonymized upon request unless it is required to be retained for legal or business purposes.

  5. Data will not be shared with third parties without the explicit consent of the data subject, except in cases where it is necessary for the completion of a writing project or for legal or business purposes.

  6. The data retention policy will be reviewed and updated regularly to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and to reflect any changes in the needs and goals of the organization.


User Rights

As a user of a website or service, you generally have certain rights when it comes to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information. These rights may vary depending on the jurisdiction in which you reside and the specific privacy laws that apply to this website or service.

In general, you have the right to:

  1. Know what personal information is being collected about you and how it is being used. This includes the right to access and request copies of your personal information.

  2. Have any errors in your personal information corrected.

  3. Have your personal information deleted or erased; unless the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

  4. Object to the processing of your personal information for certain purposes, such as for direct marketing or for purposes of scientific or historical research and statistics.

  5. Withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information, if the processing is based on your consent.

  6. Request that your personal information be transferred to another organization, in a format that is commonly used and machine-readable, also known as "data portability".


Changes to the Privacy Policy

Any changes to the privacy policy will be promptly communicated to users via email or through a notice on the website. Users will have the opportunity to review and accept the revised privacy policy before it goes into effect. If a user does not agree to the revised privacy policy, they may terminate their account and stop using the service. By continuing to use the service after the revised privacy policy goes into effect, users are deemed to have accepted the new terms.


Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy or the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information, please contact us at the following email address:


You can also contact us by mail at:

Climate Change Writer

5 Benin Street, FCDA Qtrs, Bwari, Abuja, Nigeria

We will do our best to respond to your inquiries in a timely and satisfactory manner.