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Privacy Policy

Based in Brazil, the platform Smoke Signal – Socio Environmental Monitor respects privacy and cares for user information. It follows the standards defined by the Brazilian General Data Protection Law from August 2020.  

By using the website or supplying personal information (such as name, e-mail) on the register/ contact forms, you agree with the data collection and use by the Smoke Signal operational team. 

The platform may also collect anonymous information from the use of related channels, such as data on used browsers, hardware model, operational system, IP address and time of use of the channel. Such anonymous information is useful to enhance the platform and user’s experience. 

Smoke Signal does not sell or share data with commercial purposes; however, it can use general information on access and performance of the platform to report back to its supporters, always adopting best practises to protect the data. Having said that, it is important to note that no internet data transmission is 100% safe. 

Smoke Signal uses Google Analytics by Google, Inc. (“Google), which in turn uses cookies to analyse how users navigate and report on platform activities. Google does not associate IP information with other data maintained by Google. To learn more about Google’s terms of use go to https://policies.google.com/. Cookies are small text files stored in your computer or mobile device when you browse a website; cookies collect information such as which internet browser are used, sections visited, time spent, search engines etc. Cookies are useful to remember users location and enhance the users experience on the platform, allowing the Smoke Signal team to make improvements.    

This privacy policy may be upgraded and adapted whenever necessary. Please check back periodically for updates. 

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