Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the Global Energy Initiative. We respect your privacy and do not rent and sell our mailing lists. By visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. Global Energy Initiative reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting such change on this website.

Personally-identifiable information collected on Global Energy Initiative Website Global Energy Initiative is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey or registration form.

Your may opt out of receiving communications from us by sending an e-mail to

Newsletter subscription

If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and contact information. This information is used to contact the user/subscriber about the news for which they have expressed an interest.


From time-to-time Global Energy Initiative may request information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary. Information requested may include contact information. This information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving our sites.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Global Energy Initiative website. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user will be able to access quiz results, or other interactive features made possible only through the implementation of cookies. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site, but again, this is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.


We request information from the user on our donation form. Here a user must provide contact information (like name and address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill customers’ orders. If we have trouble processing a donation, this information is used to contact the user.


The Global Energy Initiative web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Email Choice/Opt-out

Global Energy Initiative provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time. Users who no longer wish to receive emails from may opt-out by replying with "unsubscribe" in the subject line of the email or clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email itself.

Notification of Changes

If Global Energy Initiative decides to change its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealing with this website, please contact:

Global Energy Initiative
866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 471
New York, NY 10017
p: 212.574.8138
f: 646.476.2495

Global Energy Initiative is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, incorporated in New York state.


Dated: October 11, 2013

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