International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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Privacy Policy

Who we are

In this privacy policy, references to "we", "us" and "our" are to IATEFL. References to "our Website" or "the Website" are to

What information we collect and how

The information we collect via the Website may include:

  1. any personal details you knowingly provide us with through forms and our email, such as name, address, telephone number, etc.,
  2. your preferences and use of email updates, recorded by emails we send you (if you select to receive email updates on products and offers),
  3. your IP Address. This is a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the Website. This information is used to monitor your usage of the Website,
  4. data recorded by the Website, which allows us to recognise you and your preferred settings. This saves you from re-entering information on return visits to the site. Such data is recorded locally on you computer through the use of cookies. Most browsers can be programmed to reject, or warn you before downloading cookies. Information regarding this may be found in your browser's 'help' facility.
  5. In order to effectively process credit or debit card transactions it may be necessary for the bank or card- processing agency to verify your personal details for authorisation outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Such information will not be transferred out of the EEA for any other purpose.

What we do with your information

Any personal information we collect from this website will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws. The details we collect will be used:

  1. to process your order, to provide after sales service (we may pass your details to another organisation to supply/deliver products or services you have purchased and/or to provide after-sales service);
  2. in certain cases we may use your email address to send you information on other products and services that we offer. In such a case you will be offered the option to opt in/out before completing your purchase.
  3. We may need to pass the information we collect to other companies for administrative purposes. We may use third parties to carry out certain activities, such as processing and sorting data, monitoring how customers use the Website. Third parties will not be allowed to use your personal information for their own purposes.

Your rights

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we currently hold about you. In order to receive such information please send your contact details including address and payment of £10 to cover administration expenses to the following address:

No 2 - 3 The Foundry
Seager Road
ME13 7FD

Other websites

This privacy policy only covers this website. Any other websites which may be linked to by our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours.


We only use the following cookies:

  • authentication cookie - this is necessary to remember a logged in user, which is destroyed every time the user closes the browser. Without this cookie, the login to the website is impossible.
  • remember login cookie - this is stored when the user chooses 'Save login on this computer'
  • cookies to remember user settings, like font size, menu etc.
  • cookies set by Google Analytics

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