Privacy Policy

General

This policy covers how the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) handles personal information collected and received from or through our Web site. Personal information is information about you that identifies you individually—such as your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number—that might not be publicly available. This policy does not apply to the practice of entities or people that TASB does not own, control, employ, or manage.

Accessing our Web Site

You are not required to be a TASB member or to provide personal information to use our Web site. We do not collect personal, identifying information such as your name and e-mail address unless you provide that information. However, TASB uses personal information in the course of business to provide products or services you request.

IP Address

We use your IP address (your computer's Internet address) to help diagnose problems with our server and administer our Web site.

Cookies

TASB uses cookies (text files placed on your hard drive by a Web server) to help personalize and maximize your experience and time on line. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to your computer and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. (Read more about how to manage cookies in Terms and Conditions.)

Registration and Forms

From our site, you may register to attend events or obtain services. These registrations may require you to provide the following:

  • Contact information such as your name and e-mail address
  • Unique identifier such as your Social Security Number (SSN)
  • Demographic information such as ZIP code and date of birth
  • Financial information to invoice for products or services purchased

Online Forums and Message Boards

The TASB Web Site makes forums and message boards available to our members. Information you disclose in these areas becomes public information, so exercise caution when deciding what information to disclose.

Links

The TASB Web Site contains links to other Web sites. TASB is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites other than our own. We encourage you to be aware of the privacy statements on other Web sites and to read these statements.

Protection of Information

Some areas of the TASB Web Site are secured and can only be accessed through the myTASB log-in. You must have a specific user identifier (user ID) and password to access secured resources through myTASB from the TASB Web Site. For security reasons, do not share your user ID or password.

myTASB protects confidential, personal information from other visitors to the TASB Web Site. myTASB has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control.

Online Purchases

TASB uses industry-standard practices and software to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal, identifying information. Firewalls and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption protect credit card information you make available for any online purchases.

Changes to this Statement

TASB reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time. Notification of changes will be posted on the TASB Web Site. Because these changes may affect your personal information, we suggest that you look for information regarding changes on a regular basis and review the changes as soon as they are published on the Web site.

Correcting Your Information

We strive to assure the correctness of member information. If the information we have about you is inaccurate, we will correct the information in a manner as timely as possible. To provide us with corrections, please contact us in any of the following ways:

  • Send an e-mail message with corrections to webmaster@tasb.org.
  • Send mail with corrections to P.O. Box 400, Austin, Texas 78767.
  • Call us at 512-467-0222.