8 Billion Trees’ Privacy Policy

September 15, 2022

8 billion Trees collects some personal data on its visitors and customers in order to serve them. The following information explains the 8 Billion Trees privacy policy, so you know that your data is secure.

Owner and Data Controller: 8 Billion Trees, 7660 W Cheyenne Ave STE 115, Las Vegas, NV 89129

Owner Contact: [email protected]

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS AND CONSUMERS: to review your data or make a deletion request please complete our CCPA form found here.

Data Types Collected by 8 Billion Trees:

  • Personal Information, including (if applicable) email address, password, first and last name, picture, username, mailing address, social media profiles
  • Cookies
  • App Information

Data Policies:

  • Options Concerning Your Data
  • Collection, Use and Sharing (Correcting Inaccuracies)
  • Security Procedures for Data Protection

Access, Options and Control Of Your Data—User Rights

8 Billion Trees owns the data you voluntarily submit on this site, and any information collected here. However, we never sell or otherwise transfer ownership of your personal information or data to anyone. This information is used for specific 8 Billion Trees purposes, explained in the following section.

  • You have complete control over your personal information and may request at any time, to opt-out of further communication or contact.
  • You may, at any time, request to view (and receive) any data accumulated collected concerning yourself, and request that we update, correct, or erase that information.
  • You may request and receive a complete deletion of any and all data we have about you.
  • You may contact us at any time if you have concerns over the use of your data.
  • You may withdraw your consent at any time to the following usage, collection, and sharing practices.
  • To enact these options, you may contact us using our contact form, or at [email protected]

Collection, Data Usage and Sharing

8 Billion Trees collects certain, specific information about you when you contact us or visit 8billiontrees.com. We use that information to communicate with you (i.e. we’ll respond using the email address or other contact information you’ve provided).

8 Billion Trees will not share your information with an outside party or entity, outside our enterprise, other than is required to fulfill your order or complete your request.

8 Billion Trees will also use this information to contact you about special promotions, sales, or tree planting and site updates. You may opt out of this contact at any time, for any reason.

Additional Data Usage and Processing:

Methods of Processing

8 Billion Trees conducts approved and standardized security measures to prevent any unauthorized access, exposure, alteration, or erasure of your information. Processing is conducted using computer hardware, software, or other IT controls, for the purposes stated. External parties, such as tech providers, and business-to-business partners involved with data processing will have access to your information for the stated purposes. To request a complete list of any parties involved, contact 8 Billion Trees support.

Processing Location

Information is processed at 8 Billion Trees’ offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. In other words, this may involve transferring information to a country other than your own, but you may request at any time more information about any data transfers that may occur.

Retention of Data for Use

Personal data is stored and processed as needed by 8 Billion Trees for as long as necessary, or until you request the deletion of your data. You can learn more about the legitimate processes performed by 8 Billion Trees by contacting us.

Reasons We Process Your Information

The data 8 Billion Trees collects on you is for the purpose of communication, request fulfillment, compliance of legal obligations, and protection, but also includes:

  • Payments Processing
  • Analytics and Targeting
  • Third Party Account Access
  • Registration and Authentication
  • Social Aspects, including interaction with networks and platforms
  • Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Contact Management

For specific information about the Personal Data used for each purpose, you may contact [email protected]

Facebook and Social Media Permission Requests

8 Billion Trees uses social media to spread the word about our carbon offsets programs and tree planting initiatives, therefore, we may request Facebook Inc. and other social media permissions to interact with your account and retrieve information.

Permissions Include:

  • Basic information, such as ID, name, picture, gender, location, friends, and any other public information.
  • Access to the ‘About Me’ section of your profile.
  • Access to your contact email address.

Purposes of Collecting Your Data

8 Billion Trees’ collect your information for the following reasons:

  • Access to third-party accounts
  • Analytics including system logging and IP address
  • Contacting the User
  • Displaying content from external platforms
  • Handling payments
  • Infrastructure monitoring
  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms
  • Managing contacts and sending messages
  • Registration and authentication
  • Remarketing and behavioral targeting
  • Using Social Features and Platforms

Cookie Policy

8 Billion Trees uses cookies, data stored on your hard drive, to improve user experiences on the site. Cookie use is not linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

8 Billion Trees uses cookies to help 8 Billion Trees identify and track visitors, their usage of https://8billiontrees.com/, and their website access preferences. 8 Billion Trees visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using 8 Billion Trees’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of 8 Billion Trees’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to 8 Billion Trees’ use of cookies.

Data Sharing

In order to process financial transactions, 8 Billion Trees employs Shopify. To analyze data, we employ secure software strategies and aggregators. None of the organizations retain, share, or use your personal information for any secondary purposes.

8 Billion Trees may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. 8 Billion Trees may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, 8 Billion Trees does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

From time to time, 8 Billion Trees may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

8 Billion Trees also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on https://8billiontrees.com/ blog posts. 8 Billion Trees only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information

E-commerce

Those who engage in transactions with 8 Billion Trees – by purchasing 8 Billion Trees’ services or products are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, 8 Billion Trees collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with 8 Billion Trees. 8 Billion Trees does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Collection or Processing Not Covered in this Policy

You may request at any time more information on any additional data collection and processing.

Security Procedures for Data Protection

Any information you provide or we collect is protected by standardized cyber security practices online, and detailed operating procedures offline.

This includes encryption and secure transfer of sensitive payment information (see the lock icon on your address bar as well as the “https” address).

Employees who access or use your information and data for legitimate tasks are accountable by law to retain confidentiality and security. Your data is stored in a secure environment, however, 8 Billion Trees cannot guarantee absolute security.

Changes or Alterations to this Policy

Changes to this privacy policy are updated on this site. It is your responsibility to stay informed about any additions or alterations to this policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.