Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions govern your use of www.coolearth.org (hereafter referred to as the “Cool Earth Site”) and the making of donations to Cool Earth Action (hereafter referred to as “Cool Earth”) for the purposes of rainforest conservation. Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law.

If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not register for or use the Cool Earth Site. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]


Cool Earth is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (number 06053314) and a UK registered charity (number 1117978) with a registered office at 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, UK WC1N 3AX.


You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration for the Cool Earth Site or at any time are correct and complete.

You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering by updating your personal details in order that we can communicate with you effectively.


All donations made to Cool Earth will be used to fund the work of Cool Earth and its partners in conserving critical ecosystems, investing in rainforest communities and preventing deforestation. Funds raised from the sponsorship of specific acres will be used by Cool Earth to fund all its activities and projects and are not limited to the acreage sponsored.

Cool Earth is not offering for sale any land. Donors will not receive title to the land sponsored or to the emissions reductions achieved by any of Cool Earth’s projects.

Your credit or debit card details will be encrypted to minimise the possibility of unauthorised access or disclosure. Authority for payment must be given at the time of placing your order.


Donations will be taken in pounds sterling. International donations will be converted to a sterling value at the exchange rate of the day.


As a donor, you will receive an email confirming your donation to Cool Earth. For sponsorship of rainforest, the email will confirm the area of land that your donation represents.

The confirmation email sent to you by Cool Earth is only to acknowledge the value of your donation. It does not place any liability upon Cool Earth and does not constitute or imply a contract.


All information based on biodiversity and carbon emissions are estimates. These factors can and do change over time. If new information is published, Cool Earth will update their information and are not liable for calculations done in the past.


Cool Earth works to ensure that less than 10% of its income will be required to cover administration and governance costs.

UK taxpaying donors are encouraged to tick the Gift Aid box when making a donation. Where the Gift Aid Scheme applies, Cool Earth is able to reclaim 20% of the amount of donation from the government.


All payments made to Cool Earth are classified as donations towards Cool Earth’s charitable activities and are non-refundable. The only circumstance in which refunds will be made is where unauthorised use of your payment card is proven.


You may not use the Cool Earth Site for any of the following purposes:

disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material or otherwise breaching any laws;
transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;
interfering with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Cool Earth Site; or
making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
You will be responsible for our losses and costs resulting from your breach of any of the above.


The content of the Cool Earth Site is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Cool Earth Site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices.

You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Cool Earth Site without written permission from Cool Earth.


Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at the Cool Earth Site will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the service will be fault-free. If a fault occurs in the service you should report it to us at [email protected] and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

Your access to the Cool Earth Site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can.


Cool Earth may suspend or cancel your Cool Earth registration (including subscription to newsletters or having a Cool Earth Account) immediately at its reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these terms and conditions.

You can cancel your registration at any time by informing Cool Earth in writing at [email protected] If you do so, you must stop using the Cool Earth Site.

The suspension or cancellation of your registration and your right to use the Cool Earth Site shall not affect either party’s statutory rights or liabilities.


The Cool Earth Site provides content from other Internet sites or resources and whilst Cool Earth tries to ensure that material included on the Cool Earth Site is correct, reputable and of high quality, it does not make any warranties or guarantees in relation to that content. If Cool Earth is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Cool Earth Site we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.

If we are in breach of these terms & conditions, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you make the relevant order. Our liability shall not in any event include business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business interruption.


As a convenience to customers, the Cool Earth Site includes links to other web sites or material which are beyond its control. Cool Earth is not responsible for content on any site outside the Cool Earth Site.


These terms and conditions will be subject to the laws of England and Wales. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings, you must do so within the United Kingdom.


We make no promise that materials on the Cool Earth Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the Cool Earth Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.


Cool Earth is committed to retaining the confidentiality of its customers and will not pass personal data on to any third party. However, where we have websites that are co-branded with a partner organisation we may in some circumstances be required to share information on the identity of parties making a purchase with the partner organisation.


We may update these terms and conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of the Cool Earth Site. Any changes will be notified to you via the email address provided by you on registration or via a suitable announcement on the Cool Earth Site. The changes will apply to the use of the Cool Earth Site after we have given notice.

If you do not wish to accept the new terms and conditions you should discontinue use of the Cool Earth Site. If you continue to use the Cool Earth Site after the date on which the changes comes into effect, your use of the Cool Earth Site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new terms and conditions.


You may not transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these terms and conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If you breach these terms and conditions and Cool Earth chooses to ignore this, Cool Earth will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the terms and conditions.

Cool Earth shall not be responsible for any breach of these terms and conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

If you have any queries please contact us at [email protected]

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