Policies and Terms

Use of texts and images

All rights reserved. For the reproduction of text excerpts, it is necessary to cite the author (if any), the respective link to the original content and the date of access. Reproduction of photos and illustrations is not permitted. Enter in Contact for commercial requests to use the content.

Free Image Licensing Policy

The Instituto Socioambiental protects the copyright and image rights of the materials that make up its audiovisual collection, which is protected and under its sole and exclusive ownership. It may grant free licensing of photographs and videos only in specific and specific cases, at its sole and exclusive discretion, and does not constitute an image bank with free public access. The following licensing rules are intended to balance the institution's image reproduction requests with the need to maintain control over their use. The materials may not be reproduced or used in any way without express written permission from Instituto Socioambiental. Any unauthorized use is expressly prohibited.

Images can be licensed for free only when they meet one or more of the following criteria:
The. When employees of the institution give interviews related to topics covered in reports, articles, articles and other content;
B. When the content to be published is related to projects, initiatives and/or other activities of the institution;
w. When it is urgent content, which requires broad and immediate dissemination. This criterion is subject to internal evaluation.
Requests and approval: Journalists wishing to obtain free licenses for images must submit a formal request to email press@socioambiental.org, detailing the intended use and justifying its relevance according to the established criteria.
Non-commercial use:
Freely licensed images cannot be used for commercial, advertising or promotional purposes.
Quote and credits: When using images, provide appropriate authorship credits and include an appropriate attribution to Instituto Socioambiental as licensor. Information must be clear and visible.
Modification of images: Modifying licensed images is not permitted.
License expiration: Instituto Socioambiental reserves the right to revoke the free use license at any time, at its sole and exclusive discretion. Additionally, the license may also be revoked by the Socio-Environmental Institute if it is found that the use does not comply with the established criteria, if the use violates the morals, customs, social and/or economic order of the community and/or the individual. photographed, or if the situation that justified the license does not persist.
Legal liability: Journalists who license images are responsible for ensuring that their use complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
Acceptance of terms: Journalists who request licensing of images must read and fully agree with the reproduction terms and conditions to be sent.

Notice: No warranties are given other than authorization of use under the terms of this policy. The license granted may not provide all necessary authorizations for the intended use of the work, such as image rights, privacy or moral rights of the author of the work. The Instituto Socioambiental is not responsible for any questions arising.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Instituto Socioambiental's policy to respect your privacy in relation to any information that we may collect from you on the website. Socio-environmental Institute, and other sites that we own and operate.

We only ask for personal information when we really need it to provide you with a service. We do this by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also tell you why we are collecting it and how it will be used.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide the requested service. When we store data, it is protected from systems that operate within good market practices to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We do not share personally identifiable information publicly or with third parties, except as required by law.

Our website may have links to external websites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites and we cannot accept responsibility for their respective privacy policies.

You are free to refuse our request for personal information, understanding that we may not be able to provide some of the desired services.

Your continued use of our website will be deemed acceptance of our practices around privacy policy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, please contact Contact.

Instituto Socioambiental Cookies Policy
What are cookies?

As is common practice, this site uses cookies, which are small files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they collect, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the website's functionality.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons, detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features that they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave all cookies if you are unsure whether or not you need them, if they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disable cookies

You can prevent cookies from being set by adjusting your browser settings (see your browser's Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites you visit. Disabling cookies will generally result in disabling certain features and features on this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

Cookies we set
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    This website offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages, so that we can process it properly.
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  • We periodically offer surveys and questionnaires to provide interesting information, useful tools or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already participated in a survey or to provide accurate results after changing the pages.
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  • When you submit data using a form such as that found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies can be set to remember the user's details for future correspondence.
Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third-party cookies you can find through this website.

  • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and reliable analytics solutions on the web, to help us understand how you use the site and how we can improve your experience. These cookies can track items such as how much time you spend on the site and the pages you visit, so that we can continue to produce compelling content.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure the use of this site, so that we can continue to produce compelling content. These cookies can track items such as the time you spend on the site or the pages you visit, which helps us understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • We periodically test new features and make subtle changes to the way the site looks. When we are still testing new features, these cookies can be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience while on the site, while understanding which optimizations our users appreciate most.
  • As we sell products, it is important to understand the statistics on how many visitors to our site actually buy and, therefore, this is the type of data these cookies will track. This is important to you, as it means that we can make accurate business forecasts that allow us to analyze our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
User Commitment

The user undertakes to make proper use of the contents and information that Instituto Socioambiental offers on the website and with an enunciative, but not limiting character:

  • A) Not to engage in activities that are illegal or contrary to good faith and public order;
  • B) Not to disseminate propaganda or content of a racist, xenophobic nature, in support of terrorism or against human rights;
  • C) Not to cause damage to the physical (hardware) and logical (software) systems of Instituto Socioambiental, its suppliers or third parties, to introduce or disseminate computer viruses or any other hardware or software systems that are capable of causing damages mentioned above.
More information

Hopefully, it is clear and, as mentioned earlier, if there is something you are not sure whether you need or not, it is generally safer to leave cookies enabled if you interact with one of the features you use on our website. <br>This policy is effective from July 2022

If in doubt, contact Contact

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