Privacy Policy

Credit: Ondřej Prosický

1. Introduction
The IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group (hereinafter referred to as “we”, “us”, or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of our website users (“you”, “your”). This Privacy Policy outlines our practices concerning the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information.

2. Information Collection
We may collect personally identifiable information in the form of cookies, browser details and IP addresses to understand visitor usage and behaviour on our website.

3. Use of Information
The information we collect is used to understand how visitors to our website interact with pages and content so we may improve the quality of our website and information in future. We will not share or sell your data to any third parties.

4. Data Retention and Security
Your personally-identifiable session data can be deleted upon request. We take all practical and reasonable security measures to protect your information, but cannot guarantee the absolute security of any data once it is collected by our website.

5. User Rights
You have the right to browse this website without the use of cookies. To do so, please view this website in Private/Incognito mode in your browser of choice. Your experience on the website will not be impacted if you choose to do so.

6. Changes to Privacy Policy
We may update this policy at our discretion. Changes will be posted on our website.

7. Contact
For any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please email [email protected]. This email address is for legal and website hosting inquiries only – it is not monitored for general questions about polar bears or the wider PBSG.