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Summary

Thank you for your interest in www.AIforClimateandNature.org. This Privacy Policy details how information on this website is collected and used by Luminary Labs, the Bezos Earth Fund, and Radiant Earth. By visiting this site, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

www.AIforClimateandNature.org (referred to as the “website”) is organized and hosted by Luminary Labs. This is not a website run by the Bezos Earth Fund and the Bezos Earth Fund’s Privacy Policy does not apply to this site. For more information about the Bezos Earth Fund and the Bezos Earth Fund’s Privacy Policy, please visit https://www.bezosearthfund.org/ or view the Bezos Earth Fund’s Privacy Policy www.bezosearthfund.org/privacy-policy.

www.AIforClimateandNature.org and the services provided through this website are properties of Luminary Labs. Therefore, throughout this Privacy Policy the words “we,” “us,” “our,” and the “Organizer” refer to Luminary Labs.

Any individual or team that submits a submission to AI for Climate and Nature Grand Challenge (“the Challenge”) will collectively be referred to as “you,” “team,” “your,” “your team,” or “entrant,” throughout this privacy policy. All submission information and submissions, including team and submission details, shall be collectively referred to herein as the “submissions” or each as a “submission.”

Information collected

The Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth and Luminary Labs may collect personal information about site visitors in order to conduct the Challenge. We will not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to submit a submission for the Challenge. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personally identifiable information to a third party.

You will be asked to provide personally identifiable information (such as your name, email address, phone number, and professional affiliations) when making a submission to the Challenge. To enter the Challenge, you will also be required to submit non-personally identifiable information including, but not limited to, images representing your submission, and answers to specific questions posed on the submission form. All submitted information is used only for the expressed purposes for which it is intended and is not made available to any third party.

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, our website’s operating system will automatically record some general information about your visit.

During your visit, our web operating system will record:

  • The Internet domain for your Internet service, such as “xcompany.com” or “xcompany.net” if you use a private Internet access account, or “yourschool.edu” if you connect from a college or university domain.
  • The type of browser (such as “Chrome version X” or “Internet Explorer version X”) that you are using.
  • The type of operating system that you use (such as Macintosh, Linux, or Windows).
  • The date and time you visit our site, and the web pages that you visit on our site.
  • The address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked to us from another website.
  • The city and state/province/territory from which you are browsing.

We use this information for statistical analysis and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. This tracking system does not record information about individuals.

Use of information

The Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs may use your personally identifiable information for the purposes of conducting the Challenge and communicating with you about the Challenge. The Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs will not share with other external entities information submitted to or collected by the Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs, except with the judging panel for the purposes of evaluating submissions and selecting the Challenge finalists and winners. When the finalists and winners have been selected, the Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs will share each organizations’ name; program name, if applicable; city; and state/province/territory with the public. Team leads’ names and contact information may also be shared with the press for the purposes of promoting the Challenge. No other entrants’ personally identifiable information (PII) will be shared with the public without permission.

Third party sharing resulting from legal processes

As required by law, the Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs may share your information when legally compelled to do so. This may include to government entities or to third parties in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes. The Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs may also disclose personally identifiable information in order to protect and defend our legal rights, or defend against legal claims that have been, or may be brought against us. Additionally, the Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, and Luminary Labs may share this information in order to protect the rights, property, or safety of you or another person. In this instance, we may share your personally identifiable information with law enforcement or another entity we feel, in our judgment, may be able to protect you or the other person. Finally, should the Bezos Earth Fund, Radiant Earth, or Luminary Labs reasonably feel that any activities are unlawful we will report these activities to law enforcement.

Security of your information

Luminary Labs takes appropriate measures to secure and protect the privacy of your information. All information will be housed on the secure servers of Luminary Labs’s data storage provider. These servers are protected with generally available security technologies, including firewalls and data encryption. 

Links

This privacy policy pertains to information on www.AIforClimateandNature.org. If you follow a link to another website, you will not be bound by this privacy policy while visiting that site, but by the policy of the site you will be visiting. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information.

Children

The Challenge website is not directed at children. Luminary Labs, the Bezos Earth Fund, and Radiant Earth do not knowingly collect any information from individuals under the age of 13. Additionally, you must be 18 years of age or older to enter the Challenge.

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