Privacy Policy

The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (“ALAA”, "us", "we", or "our") will apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data. This notice explains how ALAA uses any personal information when you use this website and/or become a member. ALAA collects personal data with your consent when you join ALAA or create a guest account. 

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you join ALAA, create a member or guest account, register for a conference, or apply for an award event on our website. The specific information collected can be found via the join/renewal form, event registration form, etc. This information is collected transparently and voluntarily. Website usage information is collected using cookies (defined below), however this data is not personally identifiable.

How will we use this information?

Your personal, contact, and other information is collected so that ALAA may:

  1. provide members, prospective members, and attendees with goods and services, including membership services, educational content, events, and the like;
  2. communicate with you about your membership, our events, other association news and business, and/or communicate with you with promotional material from our sponsors;
  3. include your contact information in the member directory (separate opt-in);
  4. to adjudicate awards (your information may be shared with volunteers such as the relevant award committee).

-We do not sell personal data to third party members. 

How will we communicate with you?

By creating an account on the ALAA website, you consent to receiving emailed communications from us. You may opt out from marketing materials using the “Safe Unsubscribe” link on all emails we send or by sending your request to [email address]. You will receive automated notices from the website (such as expiration reminders and event registration confirmations) regardless of whether you opt out of marketing materials.

Where is my information stored?

Information related to your member or guest account with ALAA is maintained in your user profile. This personal information is stored in one or more software platforms hosted by third parties. These third parties do not use your personal information for any purpose other than cloud storage and retrieval, or other purpose as noted below

Cookies Policy

ALAA uses cookies on Our Website (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

How ALAA uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

Access to your information and correction, right to be forgotten

You can access the information ALAA holds about you and correct it by accessing your website profile at any time. Should you ever wish to be “forgotten” in the future, please contact so that our staff may anonymize your data.

How to Contact Us

Please contact with any questions.

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