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This privacy policy sets out how Center for Ecozoic Studies uses and protects any information that you give Center for Ecozoic Studies when you use this website.

We are 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, we will use that information only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Center for Ecozoic Studies 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 satisfied with any changes. This policy is effective from August 31, 2014, until changed.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including mailing address, telephone and fax number, and email address
  • biographical information such as spouse/partner, organizational affiliations, and interests
  • user data including membership registration, information about usage of this website or responses to emails
  • event-related data including registration information or inquiries
  • financial data including payment invoices and donation records. Note that all online payments for membership dues and donations are processed securely through PayPal or other third-party payment service)
  • other information relevant to user account management


In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We cannot, however, guarantee that the data we collect will not be vulnerable to hackers and other threats inherent in Internet usage.

How we use cookies

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 analyze 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 preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze 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. We do not share, rent or sell this information to others.

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 does not give us access to your computer or any information about you.

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 this website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. 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 you provide while visiting those 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 information

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. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties that we believe will be of interest to users of this website.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information we hold on you, please write to Herman Greene, Center for Ecozoic Studies, 2516 Winningham Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA. You may also send an email to ecozoic.studies@gmail.com.

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 addresses. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.