Terms of Use

 

Quadrature Climate Foundation (“QCF”) is a limited company and registered charity with company number 12194319 and charity number 1187301. Its registered office and principal place of business are at The Leadenhall Building, 122 Leadenhall Street, London EC3V 4AB, United Kingdom.

By accessing or using this web site (the “Site”) operated by QCF, you accept and agree to comply with these Terms of Use (the “Terms”). These Terms govern your access and use of the Site, which includes any text, graphics, user interfaces, information, data, tools, products, services and other content (together, “Content”) available on or through the Site. You may contact QCF by e-mail at contact@qc.foundation with questions about these Terms.

Please read these Terms carefully before using the Site. Each time you use the Site, your use indicates that you fully accept and agree to abide by these Terms in their then current form. If you do not accept these Terms, please do not use the Site.

  1. QCF grants you a limited right to use the Site.
  2. Your right to use the Site is subject to your agreement to abide by these Terms in their entirety, as well as any other rules, procedures, policies, terms or conditions that govern all or any portion of the Site.
  3. QCF may, at any time and for any reason, revoke your right to use all or any portion of the Site.
  4. You must not violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site.
  5. The Site is owned by QCF, its affiliates and/or third parties.
  6. The Site is protected by one or more copyrights, patents, database rights, trademarks, service marks and/or other intellectual property and proprietary rights that are owned by QCF, its affiliates and/or third parties.
  7. You must not decompose, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise deconstruct all or any portion of the Site.
  8. QCF makes reasonable efforts to provide accurate Content, but at times it may not promptly update or correct the Site even if it is aware that it is inaccurate, outdated, or otherwise inappropriate. Dated Content speaks only as of the date indicated. QCF may change all or any portion of the Site at any time without notice to you.
  9. QCF does not endorse the opinions of, or warrant the accuracy of facts or other Content contributed by, any third party.
  10. QCF is not liable for any action you take or decision you make in reliance on any Content.
  11. You must not publish, broadcast, retransmit, reproduce, repackage, frame, commercially exploit, create any derivative of or otherwise redistribute all or any portion of the Site except as explicitly permitted in these Terms.
  12. You must not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notice or legend contained on (or printed from) the Site.
  13. QCF is not liable for any technological problems that may occur when accessing this Site and any impact they may have.
  14. All or any portion of the Site may not be available and may not function properly at any time.
  15. QCF makes reasonable efforts to avoid technological problems, but at any time, the Site may have and may cause technological problems such as viruses and other damaging computer programming routines or engines. QCF will not be liable for any such problems.
  16. QCF makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site is secure, but we do not guarantee the security of the Site.
  17. QCF is not liable for any damage or injury caused by the performance or failure of performance of all or any portion of the Site.
  18. QCF is not liable for any defects, delays, or errors in or resulting from your use of the Site.
  19. QCF is not responsible for information on any third party web site that is referenced in, or accessible or connected by hyperlink to, the Site.
  20. If you access any third party web site through the Site or otherwise, you do so at your own risk.
  21. Hyperlinks to or from the Site do not constitute third party endorsement of, sponsorship by, or affiliation with Quadrature.
  22. QCF may monitor and record activity on the Site for any reason or for no reason, in accordance with the Privacy Notice.
  23. QCF may report any activity we suspect may violate any law or regulation to regulators, law enforcement officials, or other persons or entities QCF deems appropriate. QCF may issue warnings, suspend, or terminate use of the Site, deny access to all or part of the Site or take any other action QCF deems appropriate.
  24. You will be responsible for any liability to QCF that arises out of your breach of these Terms or your use of the Site.

 

Cookie Policy  

Quadrature Climate Foundation (“QCF”) uses cookies to understand and enhance your online experience with this Site and keep the Site reliable and secure. 

This policy explains why and how we use cookies and how you can manage your cookie preferences. This policy should be read alongside the Privacy Notice and the Terms of Use. 

Cookies are small text files which a website may place on your computer or device when you visit a site. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. It is sent to your browser and stored on your device. Web beacons, pixels or other similar files can also serve this purpose. In this policy, the term “cookies” refers to all files that collect information in this way. When you visit this Site, QCF may collect information from you automatically through cookies. 

Cookies can serve different purposes. QCF uses cookies to: 

  • help recognise your browser or device; 
  • develop, maintain, personalise, protect, and improve its sites, products or services and to operate its charitable goals; 
  • maintain user preferences and collect information about users’ online communications and interactions with this Site; 
  • perform analytics, including to analyse and report on usage and performance of our content; 
  • protect against, detect, and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity; 
  • create aggregate data about groups or categories of users;
  • and synchronise users across devices. 
  • QCF also uses third party cookies on this Site; like many other companies, QCF uses Google Analytics to help monitor traffic on this Site. 

This Site uses the following types of cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies: They are essential in order to enable you to move around this Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without them, services like enabling appropriate content based on your type of device cannot be provided. 
  • Performance cookies: They collect information about how you use this Site so that we can analyse traffic and understand users’ interactions. QCF may use third party service providers such as Google Analytics for this purpose who may use their own cookies or similar technologies. The information is used to improve this Site. 

QCF needs your consent to use cookies. On your first visit to this Site, you will be asked whether you accept cookies and you may choose from different cookie settings. These settings will continue to apply unless and until you change them. 

You can refuse or accept all or some cookies from this Site at any time by activating the setting in your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your browser provider’s website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. 

Please be aware that if essential cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended. 

For Google Analytics cookies, you can manage your cookie preferences here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout 

 

Privacy Notice  

This privacy notice is provided by Quadrature Climate Foundation (“QCF”, “we” or “us”) and sets out our policies with respect to the collection, sharing and use of personal data via this Site. 

If you interact with QCF as a current or prospective grantee, service provider, charitable business partner or employee or if you access https://quadrature.ai/, please read the privacy notice at https://quadrature.ai/privacy-policy 

The term personal data describes any information relating to an individual, where the individual is identified or identifiable, directly or indirectly, by reference to that information.  Examples of personal data include:  

  • names; 
  • email addresses such as name.surname@company.com; 
  • location data (for example the location data function on a mobile phone); and  
  • internet protocol addresses. 

We may collect personal data about you through this Site, and any connected sites. We collect and use your personal data for the purposes of operating this site, monitoring and analysing traffic on this Site and monitoring the impact of our charitable activities. 

We will not sell your personal data or use it for direct marketing purposes. We will use one of the permitted legal bases for collecting and processing. personal data, as set out in the UK Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation.  

When collecting personal data through this website, the legal basis for processing data is consent.  

You may request more information on the legal basis for collecting and processing your data when we request personal data from you and you have the right to object to the use of your personal data by us. 

A refusal to provide us with personal data may result in QCF being unable to provide the limited right of use to this Site, as set out in the Terms of Use.  

We collect and use:  

  • Internet Protocol addresses; and  
  • Geo-location data 

We do not collect names, email addresses, addresses or other personal data through this site.  

We do not use automated decision-making processes.  

We may share your personal data where we determine that disclosure is necessary to protect or defend our rights or property, including with tax authorities, regulators, courts of law, governmental, regulatory or law enforcement agencies. We may share your personal data with our internet service providers. 

Your data will not be transferred outside the UK.  

We will generally keep personal data about you for as long as necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was collected, or for such longer period as required under applicable law or necessary for the purposes of our other legitimate interests.  

If you are a resident of the UK or the EU, you have the following rights, including the right to:  

  • request that we provide you with a copy of your personal data (you will receive your data in a structured, machine readable format);  
  • request that we correct the personal data we hold about you (if the data is inaccurate, incomplete or otherwise incorrect);  
  • request that we delete the personal data we hold about you (where we have no legitimate reason to keep the data or you’ve exercised your legal right to object to processing); 
  • object to processing in some circumstances (in particular, where we don’t have to process the data to meet a contractual or other legal requirement) 
  • request the restriction of processing of your personal data, which enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal data about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it; and  
  • request the transfer of your personal data to another person. 

Where we have asked for your consent, you may withdraw consent at any time. If you ask to withdraw your consent to QCF processing your data, this will not affect any processing which has already taken place at that time. These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person, or if you ask us to delete information which we are required by law or have compelling legitimate interests to keep. 

If you wish to exercise any of your rights under this section, you may submit your request through any of these methods: (i) contact us at  +44-7741 468 250; or (ii) send an email to privacy@qc.foundation 

We will confirm receipt of your request within five days, and we will respond within 30 days (or, if your request is complex or we receive numerous requests within a short period of time, within 90 days).  Any information will be provided to you free of charge.  

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