TIGA Website Policies

Privacy Statement:
The privacy, confidence, and trust of individuals who visit the TIGA website are important to us.  No personal information is collected at this site unless it is provided voluntarily by an individual while participating in an activity that asks for the information.  The following paragraphs disclose the information gathering and usage practices for this website.

Collection of Information:
TIGA only collects the personal information that is necessary to provide the information or services requested by an individual or to investigate and adjust claims.  “Personal information” refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.  This includes such items as an individual’s name, address, or phone number.  We may collect statistical information that helps us understand how people are using the web site so we can continually improve our services.  The information collected is not associated with any specific individual and no attempt is made to profile individuals who browse the website.  You may be asked to participate in surveys at this site.  Participation is optional, and the choice to participate or not to participate will have no effect on your ability to use other features of the site.

Use of Information:
TIGA uses the collected information to respond appropriately to questions or requests for information and to investigate and adjust claims.  This may be to respond directly to you or to improve the website.  E-mail or other information requests sent to the TIGA website may be maintained or forwarded to others in order to respond to the question, request for information, investigate and adjust claims.  Survey information is used for the purpose designated in the survey.

Retention of Information:
We may retain information transmitted through this website but are not obligated to do so.

Cookies are short and simple text files that are stored on a user’s computer hard drive by websites.  They are used to keep track of and store information so the user does not have to supply the information multiple times.  The information that is collected through cookies at this site is handled in the same manner as other information collected here.  You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a website attempts to send you a cookie.  You can also check your hard drive for cookie files and delete them from your computer.

Website Security:
TIGA is committed to the security of the information that is either available from or collected by this website.  TIGA has taken multiple steps to safeguard the integrity of its telecommunications and computing infrastructure, including but not limited to, authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption.  However, we make no representation or warranty to you as to these matters and are not responsible for any security breaches or other problems caused by the actions of others.

Links to Other Sites:
This website includes links to other websites.  These include links to websites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses.  TIGA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites and suggests you review their privacy statements.

Contact Information:
TIGA welcomes comments regarding this Privacy Statement.  Please convey any questions or concerns to questions@tiga.net.