Privacy Statement


While CIFOR makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, CIFOR does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee its accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness. Reference herein to any commercial product, process, or service does not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by CIFOR unless expressly stated.

At certain places in this site, links to other Web sites can be accessed. These sites contain information created, published, and maintained by organizations independent of CIFOR.  CIFOR does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites, nor any commercial product or service referenced therein, and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located therein.

CIFOR assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from use of the information contained herein or obtained at linked sites and expressly disclaims all liability for damages arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information. 

Privacy Statement Welcome to CIFOR Web site and thank you for reviewing CIFOR's privacy statement. CIFOR is a council of partners within the public health system that strives for sharing of resources and tools openly and fairly. During a visit to CIFOR Web site, the following information will be collected and stored automatically about the visit:

Domain names and IP address: Our web server will automatically recognize a visitor's domain name and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to a computer when surfing the Web), but not the visitor's e-mail address.

E-mail addresses: We collect the e-mail addresses of those who subscribe to our listserves and those who register for our online products and services. CIFOR will not share e-mail addresses with any group outside the council.

Other collected information: We collect aggregate information on what pages our visitors access or visit. We also collect information volunteered by visitors, such as information provided in onsite tool downloads, requests for help, and membership applications.  Information we collect may be used to notify visitors about updates to our Web site and may be used to contact visitors for customer service purposes.

Cookies: We use cookies to record session information as a method to improve the user experience for those visiting the site. CIFOR will not share any personal information about Web site visitors unless required for law enforcement or otherwise required by law.  The contents of all material available on this Web site are copyrighted by CIFOR unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed for any part of an original work prepared by a United States or state government office.

All rights are reserved and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of CIFOR or as indicated below.

Users may download pages or other content for their own personal use on a single computer, but no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of, and with express attribution to CIFOR.