The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of Texas Farm Bureau and its affiliated companies (collectively, “TFB”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) related to this Website (“Website” refers to the texasfarmbureau.org domain, any subdomain thereof, the txfb.com domain, any subdomain thereof, the txfb.us domain, and any subdomain thereof, as well as any mobile app operated by Texas Farm Bureau such as the MyTFB mobile app) and “affiliate”, “affiliates” or “affiliated” means any entity that controls, is controlled by, or under common control with Texas Farm Bureau—whether such control is exercised by stock ownership, proxies, management contract, or other means—and in certain instances also refers to any entity licensed or sublicensed to use the name “Farm Bureau” in the State of Texas. We reserve the right to modify the information contained herein at any time.
YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, OR YOUR PROVISION TO US OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGES TO THESE TERMS; DO NOT USE THE SITE OR PROVIDE INFORMATION IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS.
Our Commitment to Safeguarding Your Privacy
We do not engage in the practice of disclosing your non-public personal information to non-affiliated third parties other than, as necessary, to provide services to our members. For instance, we do not sell your name, address or telephone number to telemarketers or to direct-mail solicitors. We do not engage in “list selling,” and we do not offer your personal information to publishing houses, retailers, or coupon companies.
As with many websites, we collect certain information, even when you are not logged in. When you browse, read, or download information from the Website, data is collected by TFB, including but not limited to your IP address, URL request, browser type, approximate location, and date and time of your request.
TFB collects or stores personally identifiable information provided to TFB by you or our contractors, vendors, or service providers. Information that is provided to us may be used to perform research, improve usability of the Website, or in other activities related to TFB’s services.
During the course of reviewing your application for membership, we collect your name, gender, birth date, address, telephone number, email address, and family members’ names. It is important for us to collect and use this information to properly provide, administer and perform services on your behalf.
Disclosure of Information
We regard all of your personal information as confidential. Disclosure of your information may be made to certain directors, officers, employees, contractors, vendors, and/or service providers of TFB for the purpose of administering your membership and providing or seeking to provide services to you (“Authorized Recipients”). We do not disclose any non-public personal information about our members or former members to anyone other than an Authorized Recipient except as required by law. The entities and persons with which we share personal information are required to maintain the confidentiality of that information. We do not authorize these parties to use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than for the express purpose of performing work on our behalf or as required or permitted by law.
Examples of information we may disclose to Authorized Recipients includes:
- Information we receive from you on this Website or other means, such as your name, address, or Texas Farm Bureau membership number.
- Information about your transactions with us or others.
How We Maintain the Confidentiality and Security of Your Information
We carefully restrict access to non-public personal information to Authorized Recipients. The right of Authorized Recipients to further disclose and use the information is limited by our employee handbook, applicable law, and non-disclosure agreements where appropriate. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your non-public personal information.
This Website has certain security measures in place in an attempt to protect the loss, misuse and improper alteration of the information under our control. However, your confidential use of this Website cannot be guaranteed by TFB. TFB shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of this Website or any information you transmit over the Internet to this Website.
TFB may use “cookies” in connection with this Website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on a visitor’s computer hard drive that allows us to record how many times a user or computers within a user’s network of computers has visited the Website, the number of times various pages of the Website have been accessed and other similar information. You may disable receipt of cookies using features of your web-browser that disable such cookies.
Posting or updating content is a public action, and all content may be publicly visible. Identification of all contributed content may include, but is not limited to, display of your visitor personal name or IP address. All content may be retained for restorative, archival, or research purposes. Editing or deleting content may alter the displayed state of the content but will not permanently delete the content from the Website.
Material on this Website may link to independently run websites. Texas Farm Bureau is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites. Please note that linked websites, including the websites of affiliates of Texas Farm Bureau, may have their own privacy policies. We strongly encourage you to carefully review the policies and terms of those sites.
Texas Farm Bureau
Attn: Information Technology
7420 Fish Pond Rd.
Waco, Texas 76710