The Association of Trans American Friendship (ATAF)



COOKIE POLICY

Last updated: September 10, 2020

This Cookies Policy explains what Cookies are and how We use them. You should read this policy so You can understand what type of cookies We use, or the information We collect using Cookies and how that information is used.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about You may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from Cookies. For further information on how We use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

We do not store sensitive personal information, such as mailing addresses, account passwords, etc. in the Cookies We use.

1) How The Association of Trans American Friendship uses Cookies ?

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies do no damage to your end device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.

Transam.org uses cookies for many purposes. We use them, for example, to remember your safe search preferences, to make the ads you see more relevant to you, to count how many visitors we receive to a page, to help you sign up for our services, to protect your data, or to remember your settings.

Information is stored in the cookie that results in each case in connection with the specifically used terminal device. However, this does not mean that we immediately become aware of your identity.

The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website (transam.org). These will be deleted automatically after leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your end device for a specified period of time to optimize user-friendliness. If you visit our site again to use our services, it will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and what entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, the complete deactivation of cookies can lead to the fact that you cannot use all functions of our website (transam.org).

2) General Information about Cookie-files

We use cookies-files (hereinafter "cookies") to store certain information about you and track your visits to the Site, whether using a computer or using mobile devices. Using cookies is a common practice of internet sites to improve the identification of your visitors.

Cookies are a small amount of data that is sent to your Internet browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. If you do not block or erase cookies, with each your use of the same browser or mobile device to enter the Site, our Web servers will be notified of your entry to the Site, and we in turn will receive information about your visit and the model of your behavior. We also may use pixel-tags (also called web beacons, tracking bug, and tracking pixel) that are used by a website to track users' navigation through a single website or a series of websites and to assign online advertisement-related activities to a computer or browser.

Cookies enable us to remember information in order to avoid the need to re-enter it every time you use the Site.

In addition, we use cookies to manage the security of the Site, to collect information about user use, research behavior pattern, conduct interest-based advertising campaigns to help our partners track website visits and process orders, track progress and participation in promotions.

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Site, deliver advertisements on and through the Site, and so on.

For such additional purposes as described above, you have the right to determine how and in what cases the cookie will be accepted by changing the privacy settings of the Internet browser that you use to log into the Site or by changing the privacy settings on your mobile device. Since the way to prohibit cookies through browser settings depends on the browser you are using, you need to access the "Help" section of your browser for more information.

You have the right to accept or refuse to accept cookies at your discretion. In case you decide to configure the browser to refuse cookies, you will be able to use the Site, but some functionality and sections of the Site may be limited.

We use two types of cookies: temporary (session) cookies (which are deleted when you close the browser or turning off the device) and permanent cookies (which are saved after the browser is closed and after turning off the device / application that is activated each time you visit the Site). Temporary (session) cookies are encrypted data intended to uniquely authenticate you. Permanent cookies do not store account numbers or passwords.

3) Your Choices Regarding Cookies

If You prefer to avoid the use of Cookies on the Website, first You must disable the use of Cookies in your browser and then delete the Cookies saved in your browser associated with this website. You may use this option for preventing the use of Cookies at any time.

If You do not accept Our Cookies, You may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website and some features may not function properly.

If You'd like to delete Cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse Cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

•  For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google:
    https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050

•  For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835

•  For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla:
    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored

•  For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple:
    https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

4) Final Provisions

The Privacy Policy is subject to change without prior notice and is publicly available on our website. Any changes will be posted to the site immediately upon amendments. The most recent version has been updated on September 10, 2020.

Anyone using ATAF is consenting to this Privacy Policy as well as to the third party services.

Our Privacy Policy explains how we protect your privacy in our use of cookies and other information.

5) Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Cookie Policy, you can contact us:

• By email: web.support[at]transam.org
• By visiting this page on our website: https://www.transam.org/contactus.htm
• By text message at phone number: +1.917.310.3477


All information will be kept strictly confidential !




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