- What personally identifiable information we collect and why we collect it.
- How we use that information.
- Data security measures and expectations.
- Information available to other members.
- How to access and update information.
Information We Collect and How We Use It We collect personal data for various reasons, such as: providing personalized website content, eCommerce, communicating with members and prospective members, facilitating communication among members, event registration, guest information, surveys and evaluations, timing and duration of use of our services, legal compliance, and various other ancillary services directly related to participating in and interacting with the Texas Lavender Association.
The Personal Data we collect that can be used to identify an individual includes:
- First and last name
- Postal address
- Zip code
- Telephone numbers
- Email Address
- Guest first and last name
- Guest email address
We may also collect non-personal data when you visit our website. This can include, but is not limited to, database ID numbers, cookies, and IP addresses.
Financial transactions relating to the provision of our services are handled by our payment services providers and will only be used in conjunction with the provision of those services, reporting, processing refunds, or addressing inquiries. We use PayPal for financial transactions.
Data Safeguards, Protection and Security We utilize industry-standard encryption in all transactions, to protect user accounts, and to protect our website and services. We restrict access to personal data only to those individuals who have a legitimate business reason to use it, in the general course of conducting business with us.
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you understand that any information that you transfer to the Texas Lavender Association is done at your own risk. However, the Texas Lavender Association uses software and vendors that utilize security measures consistent with current best practices to protect its members and their information.
Certain features on our website may give you an opportunity to interact with us and others. These may include blogs, message boards, messaging functionality, and listservs. When you use these features, you should be aware that any information you submit, including your name, location, telephone numbers, and email address, may be publicly available to others. We are not responsible for any information you choose to submit through these interactive features, and we strongly discourage you from disclosing any sensitive personal data (such as CREDIT card information) through these features. If you use these features, your personal data may remain on the website even after you cease use of the website.
Links to Other Websites from the Texas Lavender Association Website The Texas Lavender Association website contains links to third-party websites for your use and education. Although the Texas Lavender Association strives to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by any off-site pages and websites linked to the Texas Lavender Association website. You access those sites at your own risk. Texas Lavender Association makes no representations or warranties as the accuracy or functioning of any such link nor does linking to another website mean that the Texas Lavender Association endorses or approves the content of the other website or its owner, products, or services.
Information Available to Other Members Registered members have access to your name through our member directory. They may have access to any other information that you post voluntarily on a forum, listserv, message board or as a comment.
Updating Your Personal Information If you are a member or registrant, your personal data is supplied voluntarily by you, and you have the right to edit or update it at any time by logging into our website.
For more information about this policy or to make specific requests regarding your personal data, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.