Privacy Policy and a Photography/Video/Recording Policy

The International Literacy Association ("ILA") shares conference and event registration lists with current exhibiting companies, who may contact participants about special meetings, social events, or other offers and invitations. Only postal and email addresses are rented; telephone numbers are never provided or rented to third parties. ILA carefully reviews all requests for mail and email list rentals from third parties to ensure that promoted products and events are relevant to ILA conference and event attendees. If you do not wish to have your information shared, please indicate this at the time of registration.

From time to time, ILA or its agents may make photographs, motion pictures, video, sound, or other electronic or computerized data recordings (collectively the "Recordings") of its conferences and events (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Events"). These Recordings may include images, likenesses, depictions or representations and/or voices of Event participants, including without limitation, attendees, speakers, guests, invitees, exhibiting companies and its principals, employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, spokespersons, or invitees (collectively "Participants") as well as Participant's trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, merchandise, goods, or products that Participant may display, exhibit, present, or demonstrate at an Event.

Furthermore, Participant acknowledges, agrees, and hereby grants to ILA by way of Participant’s attendance at or participation in an Event the irrevocable right, license, and authorization to use, publish, broadcast, translate, adapt, and develop into other mediums and formats (including without limitation, video recordings, voice recordings, and electronic and computerized data) of such Recording and the contents therein, however received or obtained by ILA in the course of an Event, for ILA's use in trade, marketing, advertising, promotion, publicity, and for any other lawful commercial purpose, without compensation or obligation to Participant or its principals, employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, spokespersons, or invitees. ILA will retain the exclusive right, title, and interest (including all worldwide copyrights) to any such Recordings, free of any claims by Participant or any other person deriving any rights or interest from Participant.

ILA Virtual Meeting Code of Conduct

ILA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all event participants and ILA staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, ILA staff members, and service providers, are expected to abide by this Code of Conduct. This Code of Conduct applies to all ILA-events, including those sponsored by organizations other than ILA but held in conjunction with ILA events, on public or private platforms.

ILA has zero tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including, but not limited to, sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our events. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, ILA asks that you inform safety@reading.org.

Unacceptable Behavior is defined as the following:

  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.
  • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, ILA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest, examples of which include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, or national origin; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations; threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, ILA staff member, service provider, or other guest.
  • Disruption of presentations during sessions, in the Exhibit Hall, or at other events organized by ILA throughout the virtual event All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any ILA virtual event staff.
  • Including promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services in presentations, postings, and messages. ILA reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.
  •  Copying or taking screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.

ILA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the event without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and ILA reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future event virtually or in person.