TASA: The Tennessee Ambulance Service Association respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. TASA strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, TASA has implemented the following policy.
What Information Does TASA Collect?
Most data TASA collects are used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web site.
From General Users. TASA does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From TASA’s Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. Information such as name, organization name, business phone, and e-mail may be submitted to TASA through membership applications, conference or seminar registration. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by TASA to its members through its listservs and electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, TASA will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. TASA only uses this information to enhance its services and distribution of those services to its members and vendors. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.
How Does TASA Use Data Collected?
TASA uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:
TASA Member Services. Generally, TASA uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to membership/vendor interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new services.
Disclosures to Third Parties. TASA does not disclose data to third parties except when necessary for official CEU confirmation of attendance to seminars and events.
Consent to Use Personal Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), TASA its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering for this Web site. TASA may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If you reside in the European Union, please indicate your consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States. User supplies as defined above when registering for the Web site in order to allow TASA (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the User unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.
Credit Card Account Information. TASA does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, TASA submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.
Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). TASA does not track cookies.
What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?
This Web site contains links to other web sites. TASA has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.
What Means Of Redress Are Available?
If any User suspects TASA has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org