IFSA/Alliance Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

IFSA collects two types of information from visitors to this website:

  1. non-personally identifiable information that is automatically collected anytime you visit an IFSA webpage, such as IP address, browser type, and referring websites and
  2. information that is voluntarily supplied by visitors through the submission of inquiry forms or applications for programs offered through IFSA.

How We Use Visitor Information

IFSA collects non-personally identifiable information with the purpose of optimizing the performance of our website.

We do not rent or sell personally identifiable information to third-parties for their marketing purposes. We may share your information with select third parties in the following circumstances:

  • We share certain information with overseas institutions and service providers, including universities and host families, so that they may provide our students with the services we request of them.
  • We may share certain information about you, including but not limited to your name and home institution, for the purposes of promoting IFSA programs.
  • We reserve the right to disclose your information to law enforcement and government officials in accordance with applicable laws, court orders and government regulations.

We use reasonable precautions to protect your information and voluntarily abide by the guidelines outlined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act to maintain your privacy. By using our website, you agree to the transfer of information to countries outside the United States that have institution and service providers associated with our overseas programs.

Use of Cookies

IFSA uses Cookies for the purpose of maintaining your session when you provide information to IFSA through web forms and our application system. Cookies are small pieces of information transferred from our website to your web browser to streamline your experience on our website and allow web servers to recognize the computer used to access the website. Our website does not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information. You can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you wish to opt out of this service.

We also work with third parties, such as Facebook and Twitter, to collect certain user data through our website for the purposes of conversion tracking and serving ads targeted to users’ interests. The information we share with these services does not include any specific information relating to your application to an IFSA program or your personal information. Should you wish to opt out of such tracking, please modify your browser settings or modify your privacy settings within Facebook and Twitter to disable interest-based advertising and tracking.

Links to Other Websites

The IFSA website contains links to other websites that may or may not be affiliated with the Institute for Study Abroad. IFSA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices on these websites, nor does the posting of a link constitute an endorsement by IFSA of said website.

Changing Your Information or Opting Out of Communications

The personal information collected about you through our online applications and in our communications with you is stored in our internal database and can be updated or modified at any time by calling 800-858-0229 or emailing studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org.

If you wish to no longer receive all communications from IFSA, you may opt out by contacting us at 800-858-0229 or by mail at:

6201 Corporate Drive, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46278

Children's Privacy

The IFSA website is not intended for visitors under the age of 13 and IFSA does not solicit or intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13.

Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right to modify the contents of this privacy policy as needed. All changes to this policy will be posted on the IFSA website. We encourage you to periodically review this policy to remain up to date on our privacy practices.

All textual, graphic and other content appearing on this website are the property of the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA). Copyright 2004-2010. Institute for Study Abroad, 6201 Corporate Drive, Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278 USA. All Rights Reserved.

Terms of Use

You may view, copy, print and use content contained on this website solely for your own personal use and provided that:

  1. the content available from this website is used for informational and non-commercial purposes only;
  2. no text, graphics or other content available from this website is modified in any way; and
  3. no graphics available from this website are used, copied or distributed.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any license or other grant of right to use any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property of IFSA or any third party, except as expressly provided herein.

This website may contain links to or be accessed through links on websites of other institutions, individuals or groups. IFSA does not have responsibility for the contents, availability, operation or performance of any other sites, to which this website may be linked or from which this website may be accessed.

Reference to any product, process, publication, service or offering of any third party by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply the endorsement or recommendation of such by IFSA.

Access to this website is monitored. The requesting URLs, the machine originating the request and the time of the request are logged for access statistics and security purposes. Use of this website constitutes consent to such monitoring. This website may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunication, software, hardware and third-party vendor failures. IFSA cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur and cannot control the duration of such downtime.

Notwithstanding the above, you acknowledge that IFSA does not prescreen content, but that IFSA and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available via this website. Without limiting the foregoing, IFSA and its designees shall have the right to remove any content that violates the policies of IFSA or is otherwise determined to be objectionable by IFSA  in its sole discretion.

Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of information and related materials provided by IFSA on this website, but IFSA is not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, technical inaccuracies, typographical or other errors appearing on this website or any other website containing information about IFSA. Information and related materials are subject to change without notice. This website and all information and related materials it contains are provided “as is.” By using this website, you assume the risk that the information and materials on this website may be incomplete, inaccurate, out of date or may not meet your needs and requirements.

IFSA reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to make changes in these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. Your continued use of the site after any such changes signifies your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions as revised.

Institute for Study Abroad is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mobile SMS Terms & Conditions

Consent to receive marketing text messages is not required as a condition of purchasing any goods or services. Texts may be sent using an automatic telephone dialing system.

Product Description
IFSA will be sending enrollment notifications and updates regarding application status. This will also include pertinent marketing messages related to the programs selected as well as capturing lead information at IFSA.

Service Delivery Frequency
Students can expect to receive one to two message per week.

T-Mobile is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

Message and data rates may apply.

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