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Updates to Climate CoLab Policies



Over the past few years Climate CoLab has grown from a community of just a few thousand to one of over 85,000 members from across the globe.

We are updating our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Creative Commons License to better reflect how people are now using Climate CoLab, and to better serve our membership. You can read the highlights below, or see the full policies here:

These new policies come into effect on March 8, 2017, and, by continuing to use Climate CoLab after that date you consent to these updates. If you do not consent to these updates, you may refrain from using the platform.

Key updates are:

Terms of Use:

  • Protecting Climate CoLab authors’ work under the updated Creative Commons 4.0 License;
  • Ensuring the integrity of the web platform from malicious use;
  • Further clarifying that use of Climate CoLab’s site and services is at ones’ own discretion;
  • Establishing a process for recourse if a copyright or patent holder believes their intellectual property may have been infringed.

Privacy Policy

  • Sharing how we collect and protect user data.

Creative Commons:

  • Updating to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike version 4.0 (from version 3.0) to better protect and ensure attribution for authors’ work.
  • For more details, see here.
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