Welcome to the Privacy Policy page of the International Conservation Fund, is a U.S. based, volunteer-run 501(c)3 charity, 41 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108. At ICF, we care deeply about the privacy of our online visitors and supporters. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your personal information. On this page, you will find all the relevant information regarding the handling of your personal data when you visit our website or use our services. We are committed to transparency and ensuring that your privacy rights are respected.

Information We Collect

Information You Provide to Us

When you use our website or when you make a donation, you may provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other contact information.

When you donate to ICF

When you make a donation through our website to support one of our partner projects, you provide us with personal information. We use a service called Little Green Light to handle these transactions and store the contact information of our donors in their database, which we have access to through our accounts.

Little Green Light is committed to protecting the privacy of their users and our supporters. You can learn more about their Privacy Policy here.

Storing information about our donors, such as your name, email, or the project you chose to support, is extremely helpful to us. We value having direct contact with our supporters so we can collaborate in the future and work together to protect the species and ecosystems we care about most. If you have any questions about the information we store or if you wish to delete information stored in our database, please contact us via the contact form.

Newsletter Subscription

If you choose to subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your email address for the purpose of sending you updates, promotions, and other information related to our products, services, and initiatives. We use Mailchimp, a third-party service provider, to manage our newsletter subscriptions and send out emails. By subscribing to our newsletter, you acknowledge that your email address will be stored on Mailchimp’s servers and processed in accordance with their Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included in our emails or by contacting us directly.

Contact Form

When you use our contact form to get in touch with us, we collect the information you provide, such as your name, email address, and any additional details you choose to share. We use this information solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiries and providing assistance. Your information is not shared with any third parties without your consent, except as required by law. We are committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the information you provide through our contact form.

Information We Collect Automatically

During your visit to our website, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, and other data. This information is collected for the purpose of ensuring the security and stability of our website and is not used for tracking or analytics purposes.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent. However, we may share your information with service providers who assist us in operating our website or providing our services.

reCAPTCHA spam protection

To protect our website from spam and abuse, we utilize Google reCAPTCHA, which is subject to Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. When you make a donation, a cookie from this security system may be deposited on your device to enhance the security of your transaction.

Embedded YouTube Videos

Our website features embedded videos from YouTube, a service provided by Google LLC. When you interact with these videos, YouTube may collect certain information about your browsing behavior, including your IP address and device identifiers, as well as information about your interaction with the videos (such as playback preferences and engagement metrics).

Please note that YouTube’s collection and use of information are governed by its own Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review YouTube’s Privacy Policy to understand how your information is handled by them.
Cookie Consent and Blocking YouTube Content

You have the option to control your consent for YouTube content on our website through our cookie notice. By accepting or rejecting cookies through our cookie notice, you can control whether embedded YouTube videos are loaded and played on our website. If you choose to reject consent for YouTube content, embedded videos from YouTube will not be loaded on our website.

Third-Party Links and Services

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services.


A cookie is a text-based data file that a website stores on your computer’s hard drive to remember your preferences and enhance your browsing experience. Typically, a cookie includes the website’s domain name, the cookie’s lifespan, and a unique identifier.

This website only utilizes essential cookies necessary for its proper functioning and does not employ any other types of cookies.

If you prefer to restrict or block all cookies including all the essential cookies, you can adjust your internet browser settings accordingly. For detailed instructions, please visit: . Please note that core functionalities of this website cannot work without our essential cookies, which will result in the website not displaying properly.

List of cookies

These are the cookies that can be deposited on your device from our website. Note that these cookies don’t include the ones deposited by third parties such as the ones used by the aforementioned Google services.

uncode_privacy[consent_types] – a cookie related the cookie notice – expires in one year

uncode_privacy%5bprivacy_bar$5D – a cookie related the choice you made on the cookie notice – expires in one year

uncodeAI.screen – a cookie related to the functioning of the WordPress theme – expires when you close the browser

uncodeAI.images – a cookie related to the functioning of the WordPress theme – expires when you close the browser

uncodeAI.css – a cookie related to the functioning of the WordPress theme – expires when you close the browser

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at by using our contact form.