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Texas Foreign Language Association Online Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out a form.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name or e-mail address.  You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

We do not retain any identification numbers from financial institutions in our database.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs, such as event registration information.)
  • To improve our website (We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.)
  • To improve customer service (Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.)
  • To process transactions (Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer.)
  • To send periodic emails (The email address you provide for order processing may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional organizational news, updates, related product or service information, etc.)
    Note: If at anytime you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Foreign Language Association is to advance the study of languages other than English and their literatures and cultures through dissemination and publication of information and data; recognition of excellence in study and teaching; encouragement of program development and best teaching practices, including instructional technology; promotion of state organizations; and cooperation with regional, national, and international organizations also dedicated to the advancement of the study of languages other than English.Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA)

  • was founded in 1953
  • is a non-profit organization
  • is a member organization of the
    • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
    • Southwest Conference On Language Teaching (SWCOLT)
    • Joint National Committee for Languages/National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL/NCLIS)

The purpose of this organization shall be the advancement of the study of modern and classical languages and their literatures and cultures at all levels of instruction:

  • by disseminating and publicizing information, data, and materials which promote, develop, and enhance the study and teaching of languages together with their literatures and cultures;
  • by recognizing and publicizing excellence in second language study and teaching;
  • by encouraging the development of outstanding foreign language programs;
  • by promoting the work and interest of state foreign language organizations;
  • by cooperating with regional, national, and international organizations whose purposes are compatible with those of TFLA.

How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?
YES - This website uses cookies to better the users' experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a users computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the users computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the users interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through it's server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and it's external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor it's visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Online Transaction Information
We do not disclose credit card or any other banking account information provided by its members and customers.  When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards or online check,  TFLA submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate processing agent, Authorize.NET.  All electronic financial information is encrypted during the process.

Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent
By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on 09/12/2015.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Texas Foreign Language Association 
P.O. Box 6386 
Katy, TX 77491
USA

E-mail: webmaster@tfla.info

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