Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA) takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to provide and maintain the products and services you have requested from our organization.
“Organization”, “TX-CERA”, “We”, “Our”, or “Us” means Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance and www.txcera.org.
“Content” means any and all written, visual, video, or audio information contained on the Site, including, but not limited to, any and all emails received from TX-CERA or www.txcera.org, and any and all written or downloadable material purchased, viewed, or otherwise offered on www.txcera.org, such as blog posts, graphics, documents, information, templates and materials.
“Personal Information” means information that can be used on its own or in conjunction with other information to identify, contact, or locate a person, or to identify an individual in context. For example, personal information could include: your name, address, email address, telephone number, job title, institution, credit card information, site behavior, etc.
“Site, Courses, and/or Services” means www.txcera.org, Content, email list, social media posts, blog posts, courses, forms, website materials, and/or contact through our emergency hotline.
“Site” means www.txcera.org and any and all of the Organization’s associated pages, tabs, landing pages, forms, or sub-pages.
“You” or “Your” means the user, member, client, customer, or viewer of the Site.
What kind of Personal Information do we collect?
Personal Information that You Provide:
TX-CERA collects information that is voluntarily given for purposes of donations, filling out forms, purchasing/registering for courses, surveys, education, funding opportunities, membership, volunteer opportunities, providing comments, or for contacting us through our hotline services. You may be asked to enter/provide your name, email address, website address, mailing address, telephone number, information about your institution, job title, type of collection you oversee or work with, incident situations, active response methods, and payment or credit card information. We use this information to determine which TX-CERA region you belong to, deliver information requested, to improve the performance and applicability of the Site, to accept donations, to accept payment for courses or workshops, and to provide you with educational Content, resources, promotions, and special offers.
Personal Information that is Automatically Collected:
Through the use of the Site, TX-CERA may use data collection technology, such as Google Analytics to collect information related to your use of the Site. This provides us with information about our website usage, the number of visitors to our Site, their country, and whether they are using mobile or desktop devices. We use this information for statistical purposes only and to make sure our content is useful and accessible for our visitors.
When Do We Collect Personal Information?
We collect Personal Information when you register for a course, fill out a form or survey, subscribe to our blog, or request Services related to incident response. If you’re just viewing the Site, you won’t be required to provide personal information to browse.
If you're outside of the EU:
If you sign up for webinars, recordings, courses, or our blog, you will automatically be added to our email list to receive free email messages from us. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of each email. If you have any questions, or difficulty unsubscribing from those emails, email us at email@example.com to be unsubscribed from future messages.
If you’re part of the EU:
If you sign up for webinars, recordings, courses, or our blog, you will only be added to our email list to receive free email messages from us if you affirmatively consent to receiving such messages.You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of each email. If you have any questions, or difficulty unsubscribing from those emails, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be unsubscribed from future messages.
How Do We Use Your Personal Information?
When using the Site, Courses, and/or Services, we may use the Personal Information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our blog, respond to a survey, fill out a form, browse the Site, or use certain other Site features in the following ways:
To personalize your experience;
To improve our Site and viewer experience;
To respond to emails and requests for information;
To administer a promotion, survey or Site feature;
To process unrestricted gifts or donations;
To process your transactions for Events, Workshops, and/or Courses;
To build a list of event, workshop, or course attendees;
To maintain agreements for affiliated partnerships and sponsors;
To build a list of volunteers, members and/or Texas Heritage Responders (THR) in each of our Regions;
To maintain current emergency contacts for volunteers or THR if on deployment;
To send periodic emails regarding the Site, Courses and/or Services.
Do We Share Your Personal Information With Anyone?
In general, we do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your Personal Information with organizations other than our contracted partners that provide online services, except for the following purposes:
With third-party service providers that provide products, tools, platforms or services to us, such as email-list building, website management, payment processing, and customer service.
To comply with an investigation, law enforcement inquiry, government entities, courts, or other third parties as required or allowed by applicable law, such as for legal and/or safety purposes.
How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?
We aim to make your visit to our website as safe as possible. The Site uses commercially acceptable methods of security to protect your information. Your Personal Information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems.
We also implement a variety of security measures when a participant places an order to maintain the safety of your Personal Information. All monetary transactions are processed through a gateway provider (PayPal) and are not stored or processed on our servers.
By viewing, using, donating, or purchasing from the Site, Courses, and/or Services, you acknowledge that TX-CERA and independent contractors may access your Personal Information.
Links to Other Sites:
Our Site contains links to other websites which are of interest to conservators, museum professionals, and other professionals in fields related to disaster planning, preparedness, response and recovery. They may include third-party products, services, webinars, videos, templates, worksheets, or links to other articles or sites. These sites may or may not have separate and independent privacy policies, and therefore, we are not responsible or liable for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our website, and welcome any feedback about issues you experience with linked-to sites by emailing us at email@example.com.
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA):
To Unsubscribe/Withdraw Consent:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will promptly remove you from future correspondences. However, unsubscribing from one list or set of emails may not unsubscribe you from receiving all future emails from us. If you experience any problems, please email us at email@example.com and we will promptly handle your removal.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Data Retention:
Data and Personal Information will only be processed in accordance with the purpose or purposes that it was originally collected, and will only be kept for as long as necessary.
We will securely delete information that is no longer needed, and update, archive, or securely delete information if it goes out of date.
You can withdraw your consent at any time and can request corrections to or removal of your personal information from our current database.
Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA)
Business Mailing Address: 8703 Labron Ave., Dallas, TX, 75209
Updated On: November 1, 2023