Site Policy

The Sustainability Science Consortium (SSC)’s operation and administration of this site is governed by the following site policy. Users are advised that the terms of this policy are subject to change, revision, and/or deletion without notice.


While this site is operated and administered with great care, we make no guarantees that the information it provides is always reliable or safe. Users are advised that we bear no liability for any damages that may arise from their use of this site.


Unless specified otherwise, copyright for site content (documents, data, images, etc.) belongs to SSC. Content may not be copied or reproduced without permission.

Personal information

Personal information collected by this site is managed in the following ways to ensure its proper handling from the perspective of privacy protection.

  • Method of collection
    Your name, email address, phone number, address, organizational affiliation, and other such personal information as a user are collected by email when you “contact us” through the site or “apply to participate” in any of our SSC events.
  • Scope of use
    Personal information that we collect is used only to ensure the smooth delivery of SSC services to users. It will never be used by a third party except as required by law or with a user’s consent.
  • Security
    We will make a continual effort on the site to implement appropriate information security procedures, including measures against unauthorized access and computer viruses, in order to prevent disclosure, alteration, loss, unauthorized use, etc. of personal information.


Anyone wishing to link to this site should contact SSC using the contact form. Also, while this site includes links to other sites, we make no guarantees that the information provided on linked sites is reliable or that the sites are safe. Links with the following kinds of sites will be refused:

  • Sites that are contrary to public decency and/or social ethics
  • Sites providing information that is potentially illegal
  • Sites that spoof or masquerade as this site
  • Sites that are otherwise contrary to the interests of SSC

Contact Us

Inquiries, opinions, requests or other communications regarding this site should be directed to the Secretariat. Please send your question via the Contact Form.