Privacy Policy

Collection and Use of Personal Information

When you provide your personal information to us through the website, you implicitly agree that we may collect, use, and disclose your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Policy. Unless we advise otherwise, your information will only be used for the purposes for which it was provided or to contact you. We will limit the information we collect to what we need for those purposes. The Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) will strive to ensure that only personal data essential or relevant to this site’s operation will be collected. CLAG will never sell your information to a third party.

Disclosure of Personal Information

CLAG will not knowingly disclose any personal information that identifies Users of our site to third parties unless

  • the data is required or authorized by law or for legal proceedings, or
  • we have received your consent, or
  • the information is public record information specified by regulation and the disclosure is directly related to the purposes for which it was recorded on the public record

If you purchase or renew a membership on we will transfer required personal information to service providers, either Stripe ( or PayPal (, who perform payment gateway services on our behalf. For more information on their privacy policies, please see Stripe’s policy or PayPal’s US policy. Note that privacy policies for these providers may vary by country.


Certain products or services offered by the CLAG website, such as the mailing list subscription, may require a user to provide personally identifiable data such as name or password. When you provide us with your personal information, you agree that you are providing us your implied consent to collect and use your personal information to fulfill the requested orders, service, or information. The user has the option of withholding any such information thereby forfeiting use of the product or service.

Information Security

We have implemented Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption for transmission of credit card numbers and passwords to help keep your information secure, accurate, current, and complete. For security reasons, please do not email your credit card information.

Credit Card Numbers

The CLAG website does not retain credit card numbers used in transactions. The CLAG membership renewal system payment gateway is implemented by the third party providers Stripe ( and PayPal ( For more information about credit card retention, please see Stripe’s privacy policy and PayPal’s US privacy policy. Note that policies may vary by country.


The website uses cookies to maintain persistent and secure login sessions. The CLAG website does not track behavior or retain any personal information from the cookies.

Links to Third Party Sites

Links may be made available from this website to third party websites. The privacy policies of these third party sites vary and CLAG will not be held responsible for the uses of personal information collected by others including these third parties. The user should also be aware that any personal information that the user voluntarily discloses to other users could be collected and distributed by others. CLAG takes no responsibility for this collection and dissemination.

Privacy Policy Changes

The CLAG Board of Directors will periodically review this Privacy Policy and reserves the right to modify, alter, or update this policy without prior notice.  By visiting and using the CLAG website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. Last update: September 2019.

Comments or questions concerning this Privacy Policy can be addressed to: