Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting us at www.fyao.org (the “Site”). The Site is provided by the Florida Young Artists Orchestra, Inc., a Florida not for profit corporation (“FYAO”).  FYAO strongly believes that the protection of privacy is a critical issue when collecting and storing personal information via the internet.  We have created this Privacy Policy (this “Privacy Policy”) to inform all visitors to the Site of the measures we employ to keep the information you may choose to share with us private and confidential.  We are committed to protecting and safeguarding privacy on the internet.  Please carefully review this Privacy Policy before using the Site.  By using this Site you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use governing your use of this Site available on the Site’s home page.

I. INFORMATION COLLECTED

When you visit this Site, you may provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and (2) website use information collected by us on an aggregate basis.  Personal information is information that is personally identifiable to you such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone number and date of birth.  We only gather personal information when it is voluntarily submitted by you.  You are not required to disclose any personal information to visit this Site.  We do not collect any personal information about you through this Site without your knowledge. When you visit this Site we may automatically collect website use information about your visit.  Website use information includes information such as the date and time of your visit, your IP address, the pages you visited, the address of the website you came from when you came to visit this Site, etc.  If you do not want us to collect website use information then please do not visit or use this Site.  You may contact us at any time in order to update the personal information we have collected about you by sending an email to fyao@fyao.org.  Please include your name and the information about you that you wish to update in the email so that we can better assist you with your request.

II. USAGE AND COLLECTION OF INFORMATION 

We recognize and appreciate the importance of responsible use of personal information collected on this Site.  You agree that by submitting personal information through this Site you understand and freely consent to allow us to use, store, publish, transmit and process such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy in our discretion to operate and provide this Site.  Other than as may be set forth in this Privacy Policy, FYAO does not share personal information collected about you without your prior consent.  Occasionally, with your permission, we will send marketing information to you, such as information about services we offer, news about us, etc.  If you do not elect to receive such materials, we will not send them to you.  Additionally, third party companies may be engaged by FYAO to perform a variety of functions, such as assisting with promotions, providing technical services for our Site, etc.  These companies may have access to personal information if necessary to perform such functions.  However, these companies may only use such personal information for the purpose of performing these functions and may not use it for any other purpose.  By using this Site you consent to our use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy and/or the Terms of Use. 

III. USAGE AND COLLECTION OF INFORMATION ABOUT CHILDREN

This Site may offer certain features and activities that may be used by children.  We do not condition a child’s participation in any of the activities available on this Site on the disclosure of more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity.  To the extent that this Site offers activities that may be accessed by children, we will collect parent’s email addresses to obtain their consent for their children to access the Site, to notify them of their child’s online activities and to enable parents to access, view, change or delete all personal information about their child that we collect.  We will additionally use parent’s email addresses to enable parents to unsubscribe their children from newsletters or other similar activities that we offer or provide.  Please note that parents should update their personal information to provide us with a current email address.   We are not responsible for any failure by you to keep an updated email address on file with your account or the account of your child.  You agree that notice sent to the last email address we have on file with your account is sufficient notice and communication for purposes of this Privacy Policy.  Before allowing a child to use a feature of our Site that might result in the public disclosure of personal information about that child to third parties, we will require a high level of verification to confirm that a parent has given permission for the child to participation in such features.  For example, we may require a parent to provide us with credit card information, speak to a telephone operator or return by postal mail or fax a signed consent form to confirm consent.  To the extent we have collected any information about children, parents can access, change or delete personal information about their children at any time, or can refuse to permit us to collect further personal information from their child, by contacting us at P.O. Box 521947, Longwood, FL  32752-1947 and/or fyao@fyao.org.  Please include the child’s name and the parent’s email address in your correspondence so that we can better assist you with your inquiry or request.

IV. COOKIES

“Cookies” are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow websites to remember important information about visitors that make a visitor’s use of a website more convenient.  Like most web sites, this Site uses cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience.  For example, we may use cookies to determine the number of unique visitors to our Site over a given period and to track user sessions.  We do not store any personal information in cookies nor do we link or combine information collected through cookies to any personal information that users submit when participating in activities on this Site.  Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie.  If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features and activities available on this Site.

V. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES 

We may offer links to sites that are not operated by FYAO.  If you visit one of these linked sites, you should review their privacy policy and all other policies.  We are not responsible for the policies and practices of other websites, and any information you submit to those websites is subject to their privacy policies.

VI. NOTICES AND RESTRICTIONS; LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

We may be forced to disclose certain personal information you submit to us to the government or other law enforcement agencies.  We reserve the right to, and by using this Site you authorize us to, use or disclose any personal information or other information we have collected about you as needed or necessary in order to satisfy any law, regulation or legal request, to protect the integrity of this Site, to fulfill your requests, or to cooperate in any law enforcement investigation. 

VII. MISCELLANEOUS 

This Privacy Policy will be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. All disputes regarding this Privacy Policy shall be brought solely in the state and federal courts located in Orange County, Florida, United States of America.  To the extent permitted under applicable law, we may assign our rights and obligations under this Privacy Policy, including, but not limited to, any personal information and/or website use information we have collected about you, to any third party to the extent such third party acquires ownership or control of this Site.  If any part of this Privacy Policy is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  By accessing or using this Site you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy please do not access or use this Site. We reserve the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. You should periodically check this Site for any changes that may have been made to this Privacy Policy. Whether or not you actually review changes as they are made, your use of this Site signifies your acceptance of any such changes.

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