Privacy Policy

Effective July 14, 2010

The Bay Area Chorus values your privacy. The purpose of this policy statement is to inform you about the information we collect about you, and how we use and protect that information.

This privacy statement covers the site www.bayareachorus.org. If you have questions about our policy, please Contact Us.

Information collection and use

Bay Area Chorus is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Information we gather automatically while using this site

You can browse our site without entering any personal information. We do automatically collect and compile some anonymous information when you access our site. The information automatically collected does not contain anything that can identify you personally, such as your e-mail address. We log the following information:

  • The date of your visit
  • The time you arrive and the length of your visit
  • The browser you use
  • The pages on our site you access
  • The IP address of the computer you used to visit our site.

Information we request directly from you

In order to subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, you must complete a registration form. Our site’s registration form requires you to provide verify basic contact information (name and e-mail address). This information is used to contact you about services in which you have expressed interest.

How we use financial information

When ordering tickets from us, we may require contact information (such as name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number and expiration date) in order to process your requests. This information is used to check your qualifications and bill you for products and services. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact information is used to get in touch with you.

We will not share financial or unique identifier information with third parties without your prior consent. When you purchase tickets, your consent is given to provide your financial or contact information to those third parties necessary to process your transaction with us.

Our security precautions

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Our secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the internet.

We do not store credit card information on our web servers.

Sharing information

There are three ways in which we share information.

  1. We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This information is not linked to any personal information you provide, nor can it be used to identify any individual person.
  2. We partner with other parties to provide specific services, such as the fulfillment of tickets. When you request these services, we will share the information that is necessary for the third party to provide you with the requested services. Our agreements with these parties prohibit them from using personally identifiable information about you except for the sole purpose of providing these services.
  3. We use information you provide to us in order to contact you about events and offers from Bay Area Chorus. We will not share your information with partners without first requesting your permission.

Other sites and their privacy policies

This site contains links to other websites. Bay Area Chorus is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites or for the privacy policies and practices of other third parties.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data that contains information about your visit and is stored on the hard drive of the computer you use to access our site. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, you will not need to enter a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If you reject the cookie, you may still use our site, but you will not have access to any part of the site that requires you to log in. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. These cookies are not tied to your personally identifiable information.

Choice/opt-out

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out by following the instructions at the bottom of our email newsletter.

Legal disclaimer

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.