Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to the website and TKA, Inc. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to TKA, Inc. include The TKA website is a news and information site. By using the TKA website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

TKA may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase TKA's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by TKA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the TKA website.

TKA encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from TKA so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. TKA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the TKA website.

Use of your Personal Information

TKA collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. TKA may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from TKA. TKA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

TKA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

TKA may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within TKA, in order to determine what TKA services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content within TKA to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. TKA will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on TKA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of TKA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of TKA, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The TKA website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize TKA pages, or register with TKA site or services, a cookie helps TKA to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same TKA website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the TKA features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the TKA services or websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children under Thirteen

TKA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. TKA collects personally identifiable information about children under the age of thirteen only with parental or guardian approval. TKA collects this information for the following reasons:

  • to register students for TKA events
  • to be able to communicate electronically with students
  • to register students for access to restricted areas of the website

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from TKA by contacting us here:

  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 301-840-9262

Changes to this Statement

TKA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. TKA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how TKA is protecting your information.

Contact Information

TKA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that TKA has not adhered to this Statement, please contact TKA at: TKA, Inc. PO Box 8611GaithersburgMD 20898 Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Telephone number: 301-840-9262

Effective as of January 01, 2013


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