CTA EBT WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

Effective June 5, 2009


I.     INTRODUCTION

The California Teachers Association Economic Benefits Trust (“CTA EBT”) values the trust and privacy of its participants and other users of this website.  This Privacy Policy sets forth CTA EBT’s practices on this website regarding what, if any, personal information we may collect about you online and also provides some additional information for users of the CTA EBT website.


II.     DEFINITIONS

As used in this Privacy Policy, the following terms have the meanings indicated below:

    A.     The term 'we" or us" means CTA EBT.

    B.     The term "you" means a participant in CTA EBT or other person who uses this website.

    C.     The term "personally identifiable information" means individually identifiable information about an individual
             consumer collected online by the operator and maintained in accessible form, including any of the following:
            (1)    a first and last name;
            (2)    a home or other physical address;
            (3)    an e-mail address;
            (4)    a telephone number;
            (5)    any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual; and
            (6)    information concerning a user that the web site collects online from the user and maintains in
                    personally identifiable form in combination with an identifier described  above.

    D.     The term "CTA EBT’s website" means this website.


III.     NO PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

At the present time CTA EBT does not collect any personal information about you on its website.


IV.     CALIFORNIA PRIVACY INFORMATION

California residents have a right under state law to ask entities with whom they have an established business relationship to provide certain information regarding the sharing of personal information for direct marketing purposes during the past year. CTA EBT will honor such a request coming from any person who has provided personal information to us in connection with obtaining a product or service. Simply submit a request to us at one of the following addresses: business_initiatives@cta.org or CTA EBT 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94011, and we will respond within 30 days of receiving your request.


V.     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR USERS ABOUT EXTERNAL LINKS

This Privacy Policy applies only to the CTA EBT website.  It does not cover any websites that are linked to or from the CTA EBT website for which CTA EBT is not responsible ("linked-sites").  The CTA website is such a linked-site for which CTA EBT is not responsible.  These linked sites will have their own policies and practices that may be different from CTA EBT’s.  We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the policies and practices of the linked sites especially if you provide personal information to them.

For example, please be aware that if you link to the CTA website and sign up for the email newsletter issued by the CTA EBT Investment Program, CTA will receive your email address.  CTA may share that information with the vendor, who assists in operating the Investment Program, and/or use the information for other purposes.


VI.     EFFECTIVE DATE, AMENDMENTS, AND CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy is effective June 5, 2009.  CTA EBT retains the right to amend or otherwise update this Privacy Policy at any time for any reason.  By using the CTA EBT website, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of personal information as described above.  If CTA EBT amends or updates its Privacy Policy, CTA EBT will post the changes online at this website so that you are always aware of CTA EBT’s current practices.  You may also contact CTA EBT at business_initiatives@cta.org or CTA EBT 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94011 at any time to request an up-to-date hard copy version of the Privacy Policy.


VII.     CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at business_initiatives@cta.org or CTA EBT 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA, 94011.