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Privacy Policy

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Thank you for visiting the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund online at www.cepf.net, administered by Conservation International. We respect your privacy, and we will never share your personal information with other organizations. The following privacy policy describes what information is gathered on this Web site and how it is used.


Our mailing address is:

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Conservation International
2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22202

We can be reached via e-mail at cepf@conservation.org or by telephone at 703-341-2400.

For each visitor to www.cepf.net, our web server automatically recognizes and collects inbound domain names, but not e-mail addresses. This tells us which pages our users visit and what information they volunteer, such as survey information and/or site registrations. The information we collect is used only for internal review, to improve our Web content, to optimize your Web experience and, in some cases, to customize the content and/or layout of select pages. We will disclose information we have collected only when legally required to do so; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our Web site and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web site.


We use cookies to record past activity on our Web site in an effort to provide better and faster service upon your return visits to www.cepf.net. We also customize certain Web content based on your browser type, bandwidth or other settings to optimize your site experience.

Your Contact Details & Mail

If you have signed up to receive CEPF e-news and do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please just let us know by e-mailing us at the above address, calling us at the above telephone number or writing to us at the above mailing address.

We do not share your information with any other organizations or companies. Upon your request and direction, we will correct any inaccuracies in your contact information. To do so, please e-mail, call or write us.

Ad Servers

We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. From time to time, we may use user data for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If this is the case, or if our information practices change, we will notify you of those changes before we use your data, provide you the opportunity to opt out, and post the new policy to this Web page. If you are concerned about how your information is being used, please check this page periodically. At any time, you may prevent your information from being used for unanticipated future purposes by e-mailing, calling or writing us.

Children’s Guidelines

We do not knowingly collect identifiable personal information from children under age 13. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personally identifiable information, we will delete that information from our systems. We are unable to reply to information requests from children under the age of 13, if so identified. A parent or guardian must initiate any requests for information from children under the age of 13 on their behalf. We encourage parents to supervise children when they browse the Internet.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated privacy policy, please contact us by e-mail or phone or contact the DMA's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at mgoldberger@the-dma.org.