Privacy Policy

Music Teachers National Association (“MTNA”) respects the privacy of its members and visitors to its website.  The following Privacy Policy explains how MTNA collects, uses, and safeguards your information.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

Visitors to MTNA’s website are anonymous.  Personal information, such as your e-mail address is not collected.  Your IP address (computer Internet address) is traced, but not linked to any personally identifiable information so that MTNA may track the number of visitors to various areas of the website and the amount of time that is spent in each area.  Other information that may be collected automatically is the type of computer and operating system you are using, which is supplied by your browser.

When you register for a conference, become a member, or purchase/request a product or service, we collect information you provide such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card information. 

Cookies

A “cookie” is a text file stored on your computer which includes information that identifies your computer and can be retrieved by our server to create a seamless browsing session.  MTNA uses cookies to track users’ activity through the website in order to improve the website, to offer the user interactive features that would not be possible without them, and to recall specific information to save the user time during subsequent visits to the website.

INFORMATION USE

Association Use

Because of the special relationship we seek to maintain with our members, MTNA may, on occasion, send you e-mails regarding the association, news, events and products.

Members who have received the designation of Nationally Certified Teacher of Music will have their contact information available through the Directory of Nationally Certified Teachers of Music.

Third-Party Use

MTNA also makes member contact information available to third parties offering products and services.  This limited information may include names, job title, company/institution/studio and address.  Phone numbers, fax numbers and e-mails will not be disclosed.  Users may request that MTNA not disclose to third parties the data it collects by contacting mtnanet@mtna.org or (888) 512-5278.

Credit Card Account Information

MTNA does not disclose credit card information provided to it by members or visitors. Credit card account information is used only for obtaining payment for goods or services provided.  Information is submitted to the appropriate clearinghouse and not disclosed in any other way.

DECLINE E-MAIL

At any time, you may discontinue receiving e-mails from MTNA simply by replying to the e-mail and informing MTNA of your desire.  All e-mails you receive from MTNA will provide an opportunity to decline further e-mails.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

This website includes links to other websites.  Since MTNA has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or contents of those websites, MTNA encourages you to review the privacy and other policies of those websites.

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

MTNA has tried to create a privacy policy that is comprehensive, readable, and thorough.  Despite our best efforts, we may find it necessary to revise it.  Any changes will be made without prior notice.  The current MTNA Privacy Policy will continue to be posted on our website.  If you have questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please send them to mtnanet@mtna.org.

ACCEPTANCE OF POLICY

By using the MTNA website, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy.  MTNA reserves the right to change this policy at any time.