Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Outside links

Green Decade/Newton has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this site, whether or not they are affiliated with Green Decade/Newton. Such linked sites are for your convenience only and you may access them at your own risk. Green Decade/Newton makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or functioning of any such link. That another web site is linked to our site does not constitute endorsement by Green Decade/Newton of the owner of the other site, the content of its site, or its products or services.

Copyright and use of material

Unless otherwise indicated all information on this site is the sole property of the Green Decade/Newton. It is the Green Decade/Newton's goal to encourage the free flow of information regarding the environment and it's protection. Any information on this site may be copied, distributed or used as long as such use is for non-commercial educational or public policy purposes and the Green Decade/Newton is cited as the source of the information. In such case, the Green Decade/Newton grants you a non-exclusive, nontransferable license to use the Material on this site.

Privacy Policy

This is the official Privacy Policy for Green Decade/Newton website.

Normal website usage

The Green Decade/Newton has a firm commitment to internet privacy. Our website, greendecade.org, is free and you may visit any page anonymously, without logging in or revealing any personal information.

Information that we collect

For normal website visits, the only information that we collect is the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the web site that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time you request them. We use this information only to generate statistics and to measure site activity in order to help us to improve the site and it's usefulness to our visitors. This does not contain any personally identifiable information. We do not use cookies.

The Green Decade/Newton may collect names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and other personally identifiable data about visitors when such data is voluntarily submitted. For example, our site uses order forms for visitors to request information, products, and services, or to become a member. Contact information from the order form is used to send the requested products or information to the visitor that has requested such products or information. We do not directly collect financial information such as credit card numbers. If such information is required in order to fulfill an order or register a member, that process is handled by a third party payment gateway and Green Decade/Newton does not see, collect or store such information. Currently we use PayPal for this purpose.

We may also 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.

The Green Decade/Newton does not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information outside the organization. We do not use your email address for any purpose other that the purpose for which you provided it. We will not send you unsolicited emails or provide your email address to any third party.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

The Green Decade/Newton reserves the right to modify or amend the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. If we do so, the revised Privacy Policy will be posted here, on this page of the website.

How to contact us

If you have any comments or questions regarding this policy you may contact us by sending an email to greendecade@greendecade.org or calling us at 617-965-1995 or sending a letter via the US mail to Green Decade/Newton; PO Box 590242; Newton, MA 02459.