At the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), accessible at, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors and donors. This Privacy Policy references the types of information collected and recorded by CELDF and and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us via email at

Our Commitment to Our Donors

We will not sell, share, or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by CELDF and, both online and offline, on any Platform (“Platform” includes the CELDF website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Log Files follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and it is a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website,  uses ‘cookies.’ These cookies are used to store information including each visitor’s preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize each user’s experience by customizing our web page content based on the user’s browser type and/or other information.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is a third-party vendor on our site via Google Analytics. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to site visitors based on their visit to and other internet sites. However, visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL –

Third Party Privacy Policies

This Privacy Policy does not apply to other partners or websites. Thus, we advise you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of third-party ad servers for more detailed information. Their policies may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children who use the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide children’s online activity.

CELDF and do not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately at and we will do our best to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Except as provided above regarding donor privacy, this policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.”


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions, as well as our user agreement.