Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 28, 2022

Carbon Free California (collectively, “we”, “us”, or “ours”) is committed to the protection of your personal information. This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for our website (

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how we collect, use and share your Personal Information in connection with our Service, and this website. (“Service”).


We may collect a variety of Personal Information from you or about you or your devices from various sources, as described below. 

  1. Personal Information

When you engage us for our Service or use our Service, we may collect different types of Personal Information depending on the Service and your relationship with us. Categories of Personal Information collected include:

  1. Usage Data

To help us understand how you use our Service and to help us improve them, we automatically collect usage data about your interactions with our Service.]

Usage Data may include, but is not limited to, information such as:


We and third-party service providers use various processes and technologies to collect and store information, including cookies, pixel tags, clickstream data or similar technologies.  We and our third-party service providers, such as, analytics and advertising partners, to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your device when you visit a website. You can configure your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or Service may not function properly without cookies. Learn more about cookies here.

What do we use cookies for? Cookies fall into one or more of the categories set out below. This website uses cookies that fall into all the categories. Also, we use data from targeting cookies placed on your computer by third parties when you have visited other websites.

  1. Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies enable Service you have specifically asked for.  These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies certain Service you have asked for cannot be provided.
  1. Performance cookies – These cookies collect information on the pages visited. These cookies collect information about how users use a website, for instance which pages users go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how the website works.
  1. Functionality cookies – These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.  These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity to other websites.
  1. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies – these cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests

You have options to remove or disable cookies from your browser at any time. Please click here to learn more about how you can manage cookies for your browser.


Third-party service providers have access to your Personal Information only to perform their tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

  1. Analytics

We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service. 

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google Service. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page:  

  1. Advertising

We may use advertising service to advertise on third-party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party service providers use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.


Twitter advertising service is provided by Twitter Inc. You can opt-out from Twitter’s interest-based ads by following their instructions:

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Twitter by visiting their Privacy Policy page:


Facebook advertising service is provided by Facebook Inc. You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page:

To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook:

Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy:

Bing Ads

Bing Ads advertising service is provided by Microsoft Inc. You can opt-out of Bing Ads interest-based ads by following their instructions:

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Microsoft by visiting their Privacy Policy page:

Google Ads

Google Ads advertising service is provided by Google Ads Inc. You can find instructions on how to block Google Ads interest-based ads by following their instructions:

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Microsoft by visiting their Privacy Policy page:

LinkedIn Ads

LinkedIn Ads advertising service is provided by LinkedIn Corporation. You can opt-out of LinkedIn Ads interest-based ads by following their instructions:

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of LinkedIn by visiting their Privacy Policy page: 


We use the information we collect from you or about you or your devices:


We take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the personal information. The personal information processing is carried out using computers and/or IT-enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. 


Our Service may contain links to other sites for news and other information. Our Privacy Policy only applies to our Service, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites that we do not operate. You should check the privacy policies of such other sites before providing your personal data to them.


Your information shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for. 


Once the retention period expires, your personal information shall be either deleted or anonymized. 

California residents may have additional rights and choices. Please see Your Rights Under California Privacy Law section below for more information.


This section is adopted to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and other California privacy laws. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this section. For the purpose of this section, Personal Information means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. 

  1. Your Rights and Choices

You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your Personal Information over the past 12 months immediately preceding the Effective Date of this Privacy Policy:

  1.   Information We Collect

In the past twelve (12) months, we collected the following categories of Personal Information regarding California residents:

‍We obtain the categories of Personal Information listed above from the following categories of sources:

  1.   Use of Personal Information

In the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the Effective Date of this Privacy Policy, we have disclosed the following categories of Personal Information for a business purpose:

We do not sell your Personal information. 

Deletion Request Rights

You have the right to request that we delete any of your Personal Information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your Personal Information from our records, unless an exception applies.

We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:

  1. Complete the transaction for which we collected the Personal Information, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted with federal law, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
  2. Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
  3. Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
  4. Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise another right provided for by law.
  5. Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 seq.).
  6. Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information’s deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research’s achievement if you previously provided informed consent.
  7. Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
  8. Comply with a legal obligation.
  9. Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it. Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights

To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:

Response Timing and Format

We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing. Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request’s receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your Personal Information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.


We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your California privacy rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:


California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us from the details under the Contact Us section in this Privacy Policy.


Legal action

Your Personal Information may be used for legal purposes by us in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of our Service.

You declare to be aware that we may be required to reveal Personal Information upon request of public authorities.


We do not support “Do Not Track” requests and signals.

To determine whether any of the third-party Service it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.


We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting updates on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the top. If we materially change the ways in which we use or share personal information previously collected from you through the Service, we will notify you through the Service, by email, or other communication.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of your consent, we shall collect new consent from you where required.


If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, contact us at:

Address: 127 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94710