Privacy Policy

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TEAM Initiative,

Thank you for visiting the Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring (TEAM) web site. Visitors to this and all related sites are guaranteed privacy. Information collected on this and all related web sites and applications are kept private and never shared with other organizations. TEAM has created this privacy policy to inform you about the types of information gathered and disseminated on this site.

Measuring Audiences

Your IP (Internet Protocol) address is used to gather broad demographic information. TEAM logs IP addresses and browser types for systems administration purposes. These logs are analyzed to constantly improve the value of the materials available on this site. Your IP address also helps us diagnose problems with our server and administer the Web site. IP addresses do not provide us with any identifiable personal information. This means your session will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous to us.


In order to better understand the way our websites are used by visitors, TEAM employs the use of cookies, a small file that stores information on your hard disk drive. TEAM uses information derived from cookies strictly for tracking usage and developing site improvements.

Outside Links

This site contains links to outside sites. TEAM is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites.

Affiliated Sites

The following web site is directly affiliated with TEAM:

  • Center for Applied Biodiversity Science ( CABS ),
TEAM guarantees that information submitted to this web site is never shared with any other organization.

Submitting personal information

You can submit information to us in several places on the website. A 'Contact Us' form allows customers to request information. The form requests visitors' contact information such as their email address and/or mailing address. Contact information from the feedback form is used to send responses or information requested by our customers. This information is never shared; it is used only for our replies.

CI's online donation form is hosted by an outside vendor. The vendor provides a link to its privacy policy on the form. The form requires financial information (such as credit card numbers), as well as a Email addresses and postal mailing addresses. This information is kept confidential. Contact information from the form is used to reply to our visitors as needed, and is not shared with outside organizations.

E-mail updates

TEAM strongly observes anti- SPAM practices in its e-mail outreach programs.

Web site security

This web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Children's guidelines

TEAM does not knowingly collect identifiable personal information from children under age 13. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personally identifiable information, we will delete that information from our systems. Additionally, we are unable to reply to information requests from children under the age of 13, if so identified. A parent or guardian must initiate any requests for information from children under the age of 13 on their behalf. We encourage parents to supervise children when they browse the Internet.

You have a choice

TEAM does not utilize direct mail services or telemarketing so your information will never be used for solicitation. Need to make a correction or update information? Please update any changes to your personal information so we may maintain accurate records regarding your membership with TEAM

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this web site, or your dealings with this web site, please send e-mail to .