Privacy Policy


University of New South Wales (‘UNSW’) hosts this International Universities Climate Alliance (‘Climate Alliance’) website (‘Website’) on behalf of the Climate Alliance members.

This Website contains links to external websites. UNSW is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of those external sites. For external sites, we recommend that you review applicable privacy practices and policies.

By visiting this Website, completing any of the forms on this Website, or otherwise providing personal information to us, you are agreeing to this privacy policy. This policy applies regardless of which country you access the website from.


What is Personal Information?

Personal Information collected through this Website is handled in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) (‘the Act’).

Personal Information is defined in the Act as being information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can reasonably be ascertained from that information or opinion. Personal Information includes, for example, names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.

There are circumstances in which, under the Act, information about an individual is not considered to be Personal Information, including:

  • when it relates to a person who has been dead for more than 30 years; and
  • when it is contained in a publicly available publication.


Collection of Personal Information

Personal information provided by you

Our primary method of collecting Personal Information is through the forms on our website or through direct interaction with you (via email, telephone or in person). Any Personal Information that you provide to us by completing forms on this website, sending us an email or communicating with us by telephone is personal information that we are collecting about you and is subject to this privacy policy. This information may include your bank details or other payment details.

We may combine the information which you provide to us with other information we collect from other sources and, if we do so, our use of the resulting combined information will be subject to this privacy policy.


Automatic collection of personal information

UNSW may collect personal information and other data from you through the use of a Cookie or other automated means including server logs. A Cookie is a packet of data that a website puts on your computer’s hard disk to identify you as a visitor to that website. The information collected by UNSW through Cookies and other means may include: your server address, your domain name, your IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages accessed, and documents downloaded, the previous site visited, the type of browser you used. You may choose to disallow Cookies through your web browser settings.


Use and disclosure of personal information

Personal information provided by you to us will be used for the primary purpose for which you provided it and for other secondary purposes directly related to that primary purpose.

The information that is automatically collected during each visit to this Website is aggregated by UNSW. This aggregated information may be published by UNSW in internal reports to assist the identification of website usage patterns and to improve and maintain the service of UNSW websites and any services offered. Aggregated information does not identify individual users and does not include personal information.

Neither UNSW nor the Alliance will sell or distribute confidential information it collects online to individuals or entities not affiliated with the Alliance members, without your consent unless otherwise authorised by law. UNSW may disclose personal information to a third party if the disclosure is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of you or another person.

Personal information collected through this Website which is no longer required, and which need not be retained by law, will be destroyed.


Access to your Personal Information

You have a right to access your Personal Information held by UNSW. You can also request amendment to that information if you believe that it is incorrect or make complaints about the information handling practices of UNSW or breaches of your privacy by UNSW.

Access and amendment requests, complaints and other privacy enquiries should be directed to:


Terms of Use


By accessing or using this Website, you agree to these Terms of Use.



© 2020 IUCA – International Universities Climate Alliance.

All copyrightable text, audio, video, graphics, charts, photographs, icons, and the design, selection, and arrangement of content in any medium on this Website are copyrighted by the Climate Alliance, its members or UNSW, unless otherwise noted. Material on this site is subject to copyright under Australian law and through international treaties, applicable law in other countries.

Many proprietary names and marks belonging to the Alliance appear throughout this Website. This website may also contain references to third-party marks and copies of third-party copyrighted materials, which are the property of their respective owners.

Any unauthorised use of any trade dress, marks, or any other intellectual property belonging to the Alliance or any third party is strictly prohibited and may be prosecuted.

Individuals may copy a reasonable portion of the material on this site under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 provided it is used for research or study or for criticism or review. Educational institutions may reproduce limited amounts of material from this site under Part VB of the Copyright Act

Apart from these specified uses material from this site may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without prior written permission of the Alliance.


Reporting copyright infringements and problems

The Alliance is committed to upholding the rights of copyright owners. If you believe that copyright material is available on the Alliance network in such a way that it constitutes a copyright infringement or a breach of a contract or licence, please notify us.


Site information

The Alliance strives to keep information stored on this server up to date, but does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information. Any errors in the information that are brought to our attention will be corrected as soon as possible.

Information displayed on this website may change without notice. The Alliance reserves the right to modify such information without any obligation to notify past or current website users. When accessing this website, you are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of the location in which you live.

Some services offered on this website may not be available in certain areas.


Third-party websites

This website may link to, or be linked to, other websites not maintained by or related to the Alliance. All links are provided only as a service to our visitors. This does not mean that the Alliance endorses those sites or material on them in any way. You link to other pages or websites at your own risk, and your use of other websites will be controlled by the terms of use posted on that website. You should review the terms of use of any website to which you navigate.



UNSW and the Climate Alliance accept no liability for any loss or damage a person suffers because that person has directly or indirectly relied on any information stored on this server.