We will not sell your personal information to a 3rd Party. Period. Sincerely, Ken Lewis.
We strive to communicate clearly about your privacy and how we handle your personal information. We follow security standards, processes and procedures that are designed to protect your personal information.
Collection of Information
Depending on how you choose to interact with AudioSchoolOnline.com, we may collect personal information that you provide in connection with your use and view of Audio School Online.com (hereafter the “Website,” “us,” “we,” or “our”), including, but not limited to, Internet protocol addresses, the version and type of browser or operating system used, web pages that you came from or visit next, your email address, user name, geographic location, average time spent on our Website, any text contained in emails and/or information entered while viewing the Website, messages, posts, legal names or, nicknames, pictures, videos, other websites, partial credit card numbers, PayPal accounts, other merchant accounts and/or addresses.
We utilize cookies throughout our website. Cookies are small data files that are commonly stored on your device when you browse and use websites and online services. They are widely used to authenticate users, as well as securing each user’s browsing from other users. At Audio School Online, cookies are required to authenticate users, to purchase our products, to interact with the site, and for signing in or out.
The foregoing shall be collectively referred to hereafter as the “User Information.” By using the Website, you expressly and voluntarily consent to our collection, transfer, storage, use and disclosure of your User Information, inside and outside of our servers.
Use of Information
We collect your personal information in an effort to provide you with a better customer experience and, as necessary, to administer our business. You agree that we may use your User Information for the purposes of collecting, charting and tracking User Information to generate reports related to Website content. We reserve the right to use your User Information for purposes of gathering information and performing statistical analyses of Website user preferences and characteristics. You agree that we may use your User Information for studies, charts, analyses, features, editorials, and reports based on the information that you enter into the Website. You further authorize and give us permission to post or track any emails that you send to us or messages, pictures, videos or other content that you post on the Website if in our sole discretion we deem it necessary, and/or it is necessary to respond to your emails and/or posted messages, pictures, videos or other content.
Disclosure of Information
You agree that we may disclose your User Information to enforce our policies, protect anyone’s rights, property or safety, and respond to legal requests. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, we will not sell your User Information to any third parties.
We disclose your information for certain purposes and to third parties, as described below:
- Other entities that Ken Lewis owns. Audio School Online owns and operates other operations and businesses, such as Music School Online, and we may share your personal information with our other business units and operations, even if such business units or operations are sold.
- Service providers, subcontractors and agents who perform services on our behalf. We provide personal information to third party service providers, subcontractors, and agents that work under contract on our behalf to provide certain services. These third parties do not have the right to use personal information we provide to them in any way that is not authorized by Audio School Online. They are contractually obligated to use such information only as necessary to assist us and to maintain the confidentiality and security of such information.
- Credit card companies. We do not keep Credit Card information on our servers. All credit card transactions are handled through Authorize.net or PayPal.
- Law enforcement officials and as required by law. Audio School Online may release personal information to third parties when we determine, in our judgment, that it is necessary to (a) comply with the law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce or apply the terms of any of our policies or user agreements; or (c) protect the rights, property or safety of Audio School Online, our employees, our customers, users, or others.
If you no longer wish to receive certain communications from us via email, you can opt out of receiving our newsletter containing information on new releases and sales promotions and more by accessing “My Account” and unchecking the newsletter box located in ‘My Profile’ to unsubscribe. Alternatively, click the “unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of our newsletter communications in the email or by emailing us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that you cannot unsubscribe from certain email correspondence from us, such as messages relating to your account transactions.
Safeguards and Security
We do not keep Credit Card information on our servers. All credit card transactions are handled through Authorize.net or Paypal. We shall store all User Information and protect such information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of such information. Despite these protections, you hereby acknowledge the risk and possibility that unauthorized third parties could illegally “hack” into, abuse and/or misuse your User Information. Accordingly, you release us, the Website, and any of its owners, related entities, employees, officers, directors, agents, members, partners, successors, and licensees from any and all liability associated with third parties illegally accessing or misappropriating your User Information. We ask that you help protect your User Information by never giving out your personal information unless you deem it necessary or you voluntarily wish to do so, logging off of your computer and/or closing your Internet browser when you finish visiting the Website or other web pages.
Links to Other Websites and Advertisements
The Website may contain links to other web pages and services. While we try to link only to other web pages and services that share our high standards and respect for privacy, you hereby agree that we are not responsible for the content of or the privacy practices employed by other companies or websites.
You agree that you have reached the age of majority in the state in which you live. If you have not reached that age, you hereby represent and warrant that you have the permission or authority of your parent or guardian to register your User Information with the Website.
Last updated: February 15, 2017