Terms of use, cookies, privacy and accessibility


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Privacy notice

ClimateXChange is committed to safeguarding your privacy online and treats your personal information with care. This is our privacy policy:

  • ClimateXChange reserves the right to gather information relating to site usage. This information is only for our internal use to refine and improve our service and relates to eg IP addresses to help us administer the website and collect broad demographic information for aggregate use, and type of browser or device you are using. You cannot be identified from this information.
  • Any information provided to ClimateXChange by users through this site will be treated in confidence and under no circumstances will we sell, trade or otherwise disclose user details to third parties unless required to do so by law.
  • Where users provide personal data to enable us to provide a specific service to them, eg send e-mail bulletins, the details collected will only be used for the stated purpose. We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change your details, you may do so at any time by contacting us.
  • This website contains links to other sites not owned or operated by ClimateXChange. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of these sites. We do not intend links on this website to be referrals or endorsements of the linked sites; they are provided for convenience only.

By continuing to use this site you are considered as understanding and agreeing to the content of this statement, which takes effect immediately on your first use of the site. ClimateXChange reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online.


We are committed to providing online information and services accessible to all. Our website can easily be adjusted to suit your particular needs.

If you require any content such as media, documents or downloads in an alternative format, please contact info@climatexchange.org.uk.


The Site and its contents are for general information only and are provided “as is”. We make no warranties, representations or undertakings about any of the content of the Site. This includes, without limitation, any as to the quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness for any particular purpose of such content; or any content of any other third party website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through the Site.

We make no guarantees that the Site is free from so-called computer viruses. It is strongly recommended that you check for such viruses before downloading it or its contents.


ClimateXChange reserves the right to amend or replace the Terms and Conditions at any time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent notice on the Site.


The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of Scotland and any disputes that may arise will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.


If you have any enquiries concerning this privacy statement, please contact us:

ClimateXChange Secretariat, 

Edinburgh Climate Change Institute

High School Yards, Infirmary Street

Edinburgh EH1 1LZ

T: 0131 651 4783, E: info@climatexchange.org.uk.