Terms of Use

Updated as of March 2021

1. Your Acceptance


By using and/or visiting The Climate Reality Project Philippines website, you signify your agreement to (1) these terms and conditions (the “Terms of Use”), and (2) the privacy policy,  found at climatereality.ph/privacy-policy and incorporated here by reference (“Privacy Policy”). If you do not agree to any of these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website.

Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Use, you should periodically review the most up-to-date version on the Website. We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Use and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

2. The Climate Reality Project Website


These Terms of Use apply to all users of the Website, including users who are also contributors of video content, information, and other materials or services on the Website.

The Website is owned by The Alliance for Climate Protection d/b/a The Climate Reality Project (“The Climate Reality Project,” “we,” “our,” or “us”).

The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, we will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve us from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit. We have the right but not the obligation to block links from or to the Website at any time.


3. General Use of the Website — Permissions and Restrictions


The Climate Reality Project Philippines hereby grants you permission to access and use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Use, provided that:

  • You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Website, including but not limited to User Submissions (defined below), without our prior written authorization
  • You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Website.
  • You agree not to access User Submissions (defined below) or Website Content (defined below) through any technology or means other than through the Website itself, or other explicitly authorized means we may designate.
  • You agree not to use the Website for any commercial or non-commercial use without the prior written authorization of The Climate Reality Project Philippines.
  • In your use of the Website, you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use and all applicable local, national, and international laws and regulations. We reserve the right to discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time.
  • You agree that we may send you informational text (SMS) messages as part of the normal business operation of your use of the Website. You may opt-out of receiving text (SMS) messages from us at any time by replying STOP to the text messages you receive from us. You acknowledge that opting out of receiving text (SMS) messages may impact your use of the Website. We do not charge for sending text messages, but your carrier may charge you.

4. Your Use of Content on the Website


In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of content on the Website:

  • The content on the Website, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to The Climate Reality Project Philippines, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. The Climate Reality Project reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content.
  • You may access User Submissions for your information and personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality of the Website. You shall not copy or download any User Submission.
  • User Submissions are made available to you for your information and personal use solely as intended through the normal functionality of the Website. User Submissions are made available AS IS and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, downloaded, or otherwise exploited in any manner not intended by the normal functionality of the Website or otherwise as prohibited under this Agreement.
  • You may access Content, User Submissions and other content only as permitted under this Agreement. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Content and the Website.
  • You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes.
  • You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein.
  • You understand that when using the Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that we are not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against The Climate Reality Project with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold The Climate Reality Project, its directors, officers, employees, agents, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.
  • Additionally, you understand that when using the website or making a User Submission we track your use of the Website for our “Progress Pulse.” No personal information is shared through Progress Pulse. Viewers of Progress Pulse will be able to see aggregate information about how many actions have been completed on the Website. Some actions that may be tracked include, but are not limited to, videos viewed, blogs read, petitions signed, and content liked or shared on social media. Please see the Privacy Policy for more information.

5. Your User Submissions and Conduct


As a Climate Reality Leader or a partner, The Climate Reality Project Philippines may ask you to submit video content (“User Videos”) and textual and photo content (“User Comments”) to feature you and your initiatives in its website and social media pages. User Videos and User Comments are collectively referred to as “User Submissions.”

In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting User Submissions to us, you hereby grant The Climate Reality Project Philippines a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the Website and our (and our successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.

You also hereby grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Use. The above licenses granted by you in User Submissions terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your User Submission from the Website. You understand and agree, however, that we may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submissions that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in User Submissions are perpetual and irrevocable.

In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant us all of the license rights granted herein.


6. Claims of Copyright Infringement


The Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under Philippine copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by us infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. Please email us at philippines@climatereality.com.