Created: 15 July 2020
Last Updated: 15 July 2020

Climate TRACE respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Policy describes who we are, what information we might collect about you, how we might use that information, who may access that information, and how you can manage your preferences.


Climate TRACE is a coalition created to make meaningful climate action faster and easier by mobilizing the global tech community to track greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with unprecedented detail and speed. Founding organizations include nonprofits Carbon Plan, Carbon Tracker, Earthrise Alliance, Hudson Carbon, OceanMind, Rocky Mountain Institute, and WattTime; tech companies Blue Sky Analytics and Hypervine; as well as climate leader and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. Climate TRACE is working to build a cohesive, technical solution to make humanity’s GHG emissions transparent, accessible, and actionable for all.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please email or contact us in writing by mail via co-founding member WattTime | 1111 Broadway | Oakland, CA 94607 USA.


We collect your personal information in order to provide and improve products and services, and to communicate with you about Climate TRACE, our members and partners, and related developments. Here are the types of information we gather:

Information You Give Us: In the course of submitting contact, subscribe, and/or other web forms; creating an account (i.e., login and password) in features such as Climate TRACE’s future tool; direct correspondence with Climate TRACE members and representatives; and/or other activities, you may provide to us and we may collect from you personal information potentially including: name, title, organization, email address, phone number, mailing address, social media handles, profile picture, country, etc.

Automatic Information: In the process of browsing the website, opening and clicking links in emails from us, and other activities, we automatically receive and store information that helps us improve our content, products, and services, such as whether you’ve opened an email, which links you may have clicked in that email, and which pages of our website are most popular.

Information From Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources, similar in nature to the basic types of personal information outlined above in the Information You Give Us section.


We will never sell, lease, or otherwise share your personal information with unaffiliated, third-party individuals and organizations. As a co-founding member acting on behalf of the Climate TRACE coalition, WattTime is the data controller and we use Mailchimp as our data processor.

Your personal information will only be used by Climate TRACE to deliver products, services, and communications. Your information will NOT be shared with Climate TRACE members, partners, or third parties without your consent. You MAY receive separate opportunities to opt-in to additional communications directly from Climate TRACE member organizations. You will only receive further communications direct from affiliated organizations if you opt in to those subscriptions.


Your information will be used to improve Climate TRACE products, services, and communications, and to offer a more tailored and engaging experience with Climate TRACE, potentially including, but not limited to:

Delivery of email communications to which you directly subscribed
Delivery of other marketing and communications
Social media engagement
Delivery of targeted Climate TRACE content from other platforms (e.g., embedded YouTube videos)
Invitations to participate in potential projects of interest
Creating and maintaining an account (i.e., login and password) to access Climate TRACE’s future tool.


You can manage your email subscription preferences, unsubscribe, resubscribe, etc. at any time by following the links contained in any email communication from us. You can also contact us in writing at the email and/or mailing address above to update your preferences or to be removed from our system.