The Texas Public Employees Association (TPEA) operates www.tpea.org
(the “Site”). This page informs you of TPEA’s policies regarding the
collection, use and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
and Log Data we receive from users of the Site.
We use the information collected for the purposes of providing and
improving the Site and providing better benefits for and augmenting TPEA
membership. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of
the information you have provided us in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
Contact, Membership and Payment Information
We collect certain Personally Identifiable Information via online
contact forms, the email newsletter subscription form, the text alert
subscription form and the online membership application. Some of these
forms are routed to us through third-party services that have separate
privacy policies and terms and conditions.
TPEA staff receives these messages and the information you provide in
order to provide you with information and services. We also collect
transactional information provided for payment purposes, including
information needed to deduct membership dues from your paycheck.
We collect information that your
browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data
may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”)
address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you
visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages
and other statistics. This Site uses Google Analytics; you may choose to
opt out of having your information collected using the browser add-on
available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Cookies are files with small amounts
of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are
sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard
drive. Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can
instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a
cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not
be able to use some portions of our Site.
Third-Party Analytics and Marketing Services
TPEA utilizes third-party analytics services and marketing services to
improve the Site and TPEA membership and to recruit members. In some
cases, this involves allowing the third-party companies that provide
these services to set and access cookies (or similar data tools, such as
“conversion pixels”) through the Site. These third-parties, including
Google and Facebook, may use these data tools in order to provide
advertisements about products and services of interest to you on other
websites or via email.
You may opt out of this type of advertising (“remarketing”) from Google using the instructions available at https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en. You may opt out of remarketing provided by Facebook and other companies using the instructions available at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
Periodically TPEA provides member contact information to carefully
vetted third parties so they may distribute information regarding member
Should you wish to stop receiving communications from TPEA, please write to TPEA at [email protected], or at Texas Public Employees Association, 512 E. 11th Street, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78701. You may also use the Unsubscribe link found in any TPEA email.
How to Contact Us
You may write to TPEA at [email protected], or at Texas Public Employees Association, 512 E. 11th Street, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78701.
Notification of Changes to Policy
any time. Notice of Policy changes will be posted on the Site for a
reasonable period of time.