Privacy Policy and AMTA Website Security

The American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) is committed to protecting your privacy and providing you with a safe online experience. This Privacy Policy applies to the AMTA website and governs data collection and usage. By using the AMTA website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms, you are prohibited from using this website and should exit immediately. You acknowledge that this Privacy Policy is subject to modification, at any time, for any reason, and without prior notice to you. You also acknowledge that your continued use of the AMTA website constitutes agreement with the thencurrent terms of the AMTA Privacy Policy. The date of the most recent update can be found at the top of the document.

Confidentiality Policy and Collection of Personal Information

Where personally identifying information is required to be provided to AMTA in order to compete in AMTA sanctioned tournaments, it is AMTA’s policy that this personally identifying information, such as your name, postal or email addresses, and/or telephone number is private and confidential. The personally identifying information you provide to AMTA is stored in a secure location, accessible only by members of the AMTA Board of Directors or their designees. AMTA respects your privacy, but it cannot guarantee that your personal information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy. Accordingly, AMTA may disclose your personally identifying information when required to do so by a government agency or a court of law, when relevant to bringing or defending a legal claim and/or to prevent fraud. You hereby release AMTA from any and all claims related to the use of intercepted personally identifying information or personally identifying information that is obtained in an unauthorized manner. Your use of this website constitutes an acknowledgement that AMTA cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties who may attempt to capture your information when you transmit it to us

If you want to be able to receive information from AMTA, you may provide your name and contact information to us through the website. By doing so, you consent to receive communications from AMTA. We will not sell or rent your information to other marketers. Contact information would only be disclosed to a third party (other than as described herein) upon a merger or reorganization between us and such a third party or as needed to provide technical support or development for the website.

Any personal identifying information collected by AMTA's Tournament Manager App will be used for the sole purpose of facilitating the user's involvement with the American Mock Trial Association's tournaments. Any personal identifying information collected by AMTA's Tournament Manager App will be stored on a secure (HTTPS) server and will not be shared with third parties, consistent with AMTA's Privacy Policy. If a user elects to use Google API to access the AMTA Tournament Manager App, AMTA will only collect your first name, last name, email address, and a unique ID from Google to associate the local user with their Google account, and no other information will be collected and/or accessed from Google. The AMTA Tournament Manager App use and transfer to any other app of information received from Google APIs will adhere to the Google API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.


The AMTA website uses "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 and managed by your web browser. 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 AMTA pages, or register with AMTA, a cookie helps AMTA 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 AMTA website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the 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 websites, including the AMTA website, you visit.

Website Security and Third Party Websites

AMTA secures your personally identifying information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. AMTA secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personally identifying information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

The AMTA website may provide you with links to other websites. In the event that you choose to access such websites, AMTA is not responsible for the actions or policies of those sites, nor is AMTA responsible for the content of those websites, and you acknowledge that AMTA has no control over what information those websites collect from you. Please also note that the third party’s privacy policy and security practices may differ from AMTA’s. AMTA recommends that you check the privacy policy of any third party website before providing personally identifying information to it.

You acknowledge that AMTA is not responsible for the website security of other persons or entities to which AMTA transmits personally identifying information, and you agree to hold AMTA harmless in the event that those third parties reveal your personally identifying information. Please know, however, that no matter where your personal information is collected, used, transferred or stored, if it was collected through our websites, it will be governed by and used in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.


AMTA welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that AMTA has not adhered to this Policy, please contact it at the address and phone number provided on the website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

This Privacy Policy and any disputes related thereto shall be governed by the laws of the State of Iowa and you consent to the state and federal courts of Polk County, Iowa as the exclusive venues for resolving any conflicts related to this Privacy Policy, without regard to Iowa’s choice of law provisions. You agree that any damages resulting from any breach of this Privacy Policy shall be limited to the total value of all products you have purchased from AMTA.