Most areas of our site are accessible without having to provide personal information of any kind. Some of our services do, however, require some form of identification, which the user is free to provide (or withhold) voluntarily.
FLT also collects aggregate website browsing information including (but not limited to) IP address, domain name, page views, and Internet browser. This information is used to improve our website and will not be disclosed to third parties except as necessary to provide site services.
Like most websites, FLT places a “cookie,” or small text file, in the browser files of visitors to our site. This cookie is used to collect website traffic information and does not collect personally identifiable information about a user. Nevertheless, users retain the right to reject our cookie using the settings in their web browser.
Collection of Personal Information
FLT may collect personal information when it is voluntarily submitted to any FLT website, such as through newsletter sign-up forms. Submission of such information that includes the user’s phone number, email, or mailing address implies the user’s consent to being contacted by FLT, but we do not share mailing addresses, email addresses, or phone numbers with third parties except as necessary to perform services such as credit card donation processing.
Communications from FLT
If you have opted to receive email from FLT you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link that appears in bottom of all email communications sent by FLT or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have provided FLT with your phone number or mailing address, we may contact you by phone or mail. You can choose not to receive such communications by contacting us at email@example.com.
If you disclose personally identifiable information on publicly-accessible areas of an FLT site (such as the FAS Learning Technologies blog, this information may become public. FLT does not control the acts of other visitors to its sites, so please be cautious when deciding to reveal personal information on a public area of any site.
FLT uses industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving sensitive personal and financial data from our site. Please note, however, that security breaches can occur even if reasonable steps are taken to prevent such breaches; for example, we cannot guarantee that information provided through our sites will not be illegally accessed on our servers or intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. Please contact us if you believe there has been any breach of the security of our website.
This policy was last updated on March 1, 2014.