Privacy Policy

Last updated March 03, 2021.

Thank you for visiting the website of the Financial Technology Association (FTA).

Your privacy, and the privacy of all users of is of the highest priority. This privacy page explains some general privacy information related to If you have any questions, please click the following link to contact us.

This privacy policy applies only to You should be aware that through links you may be directed to other sites that we do not control. FTA has no control over the privacy policies or practices of these other sites, and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of websites to which we link or list.

FTA takes no responsibility for the products, services, policies or actions of third parties or the content of third party websites. We encourage you to be aware when you are leaving our site and to read the privacy policies of each website you visit. Please also see our Terms of Use.

Who We Are

The Financial Technology Association (FTA) is a not-for-profit trade organization that educates consumers, regulators, elected officials, and the industry on the value of technology-centered financial services and advocates for the modernization of financial regulation to support inclusion and innovation.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Form Submissions

If you request information, register for an event, or contact FTA through an online form, we ask for and store the business-related information you provide (such as name, email, address, phone number, etc.) to assist us in responding to your request. This information is used for business contacts only. We do not sell business-related or personally identifiable information about our site visitors with third parties.

We will not knowingly collect or use personal identifying information from site visitors younger than 18.


We also may collect information through the use of cookies. Cookies are small data files that are sent by a website to your web browser and are stored on your computer. These cookies are used to help understand general traffic patterns on We may use this aggregate data to increase the usability of the site and to provide feedback to our web designers or business managers to assist them in improving our web site and services offered.

For FTA Staff and Member Contributors

When you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


FTA’s web servers automatically collect information from site visitors, such as IP addresses and browser information, in order to optimize users’ web experience and analyze traffic patterns. This information is collected and analyzed on a summary basis only. It is not personally identifiable.

Who we share you data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

For FTA Staff and Member Contributors that are registered on our website (if any): we also store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All such users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

For FTA Staff and Member Contributors that are registered on our website (if any): you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

When you contact us using email, a contact form on our website, via social media, or by any other method, we will use this information to reply to your message and to respond to your request.