Official Preliminary to Miss Texas and Miss America Scholarship Competitions

Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you submit an application or send a message from our site.

When submitting an application or sending a message from our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.


What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To personalize your experience
(Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

To improve our website
(We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

To improve customer service
(Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of processing your application or messages.

To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature

To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for an application or message, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your inquiry.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can respond to our email with your request to be removed from our email list.



How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you process an application.

Payments are processed via PayPal which offers the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. PayPal's Privacy Policy is available on their site.

Your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) are not stored on our servers.


Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process your application and messages.


Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.


Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.


Email

All email correspondence sent to (anyone) @ misssanantonio.org becomes property of the Miss San Antonio / Miss Alamo City Scholarship Organization and may be available to them and their representatives in addition to the addressee.


Applications

All applications submitted from this site are preliminary applications and subject to approval by the Miss San Antonio / Miss Alamo City Scholarship Organization. Additional information, entry or participation fees, donations, signatures and identification may be required. The application and information submitted becomes property of the Miss San Antonio / Miss Alamo City Scholarship Organization. These applications are transmitted via unsecure email. If you are concerned transmitting the application content in this manner you can mail your application to the address below.


Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.misssanantonio.org/terms-conditions.php


Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on September 14, 2015


Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us by using our Contact Us page.  Click the "Contact Us" link on the menu above.