TALS Privacy Policy

The Academy of Leisure Sciences (TALS) is committed to ensuring the privacy of personal information. TALS has taken reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with this Privacy and Data Protection Policy. By submitting your information to TALS you consent to the practices described herein.

TALS will seek to ensure any identifiable personal information it collects during the registration and purchasing processes will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for purposes of operating this website or any of the services operated hereunder, it will be kept accurate and up-to-date based on information provided and it will be deleted when no longer needed.

Except where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate intermediaries, who will require to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy, or as expressly provided herein, TALS will not disclose any personal information identifying Users to any third party, unless required by law or otherwise needed in connection with legal proceedings or unless we have received you consent. Personal information and any other communications or information supplied to TALS may be used by TALS for internal business and research purposes and to help enhance and develop our websites.

If you provide TALS with your postal address, you may receive periodic communications from TALS containing information about news services/products or upcoming events. If you provide TALS with your email address, you may receive periodic emails/newsletters from TALS, or other notices containing information about new services/products or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive postal mailings or emails from TALS, please let us know via phone, fax, mail, or email. Please provide us with your exact name, postal/email address, and website account username if possible, and state which information you no longer wish to receive.

TALS may disclose to carefully chosen third parties navigational and transactional information in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics (including "page views" on this website and the products herein) and demographics, but only in forms that do not reveal a User's or Licensee’s identity or confidential information, except as required by law, as needed in connection with legal proceedings, or unless we have received your consent. Where TALS publishes or produces another product on behalf of a third-party, TALS may also disclose Licensee’s identity on a confidential basis to that third-party.

All donations and membership dues are final sales.

Cookies are small bits of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are when you return. Cookies remember information about your activities on the site and enable the operator of the site to make your visits more enjoyable or customize your experience. We may use cookies in a variety of ways, such as to collect information to help us learn things like what kinds of customers our site attracts, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.

We don't use cookies to collect and store individually identifiable information.

You can program your computer to warn you each time a cookie is being sent or to refuse cookies completely. Links may be provided from this website to other third party websites. In using such links, Users should be aware that each third party website will vary in terms of its privacy and data protection policies, and TALS does not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others including, without limitation, those of any partner or affiliate.

Please note TALS’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy is reviewed periodically. TALS reserves the right to modify its Privacy and Data Protection Policy at any time without notice. Any changes to the policy will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this website will be deemed conclusive acceptance of such modification.

Any comments or questions concerning this policy should be addressed by phone 800-327-5557 or our online Contact Us form. If at any point you wish to access your personal information to (1) change your preferences, (2) review the accuracy, or (3) correct, supplement or modify your information, you may either select the My Account page as set forth above, or make in a written request to The Academy of Leisure Sciences, 1807 N. Federal Dr., Urbana, IL 61801. If you wish to modify your shopping account, you can do it directly in the My Account section.