Privacy Policy

Houston Early Music Online Privacy Policy

The following policy governs the information we collect through our website and online order processing.


What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, comment on a web article, or respond to a survey.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs);
  • To process transactions;
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
  • To send periodic emails.

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

 
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
 

How do we protect your information?

We use secure third-party services for order processing. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our order processors’ databases only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) submitted to our order processors is not accessible to us and will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

From time to time we may provide your email and/or postal mail contact information to other non-profit cultural organizations whose offerings may be of interest to our patrons. In particular we share contact information with other organizations presenting early music programs in Houston. We do not share phone numbers or patron financial information.

Third party links

Occasionally we may describe or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Ticketing and Payment Processing

We use third-party services to process credit cards and order tickets. Currently these include Brown Paper Tickets and PayPal. Each service has its own privacy policy separate from Houston Early Music. When you place an order, please refer to privacy policies on their websites. 

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline, such as via postal mail, telephone, or at our concerts. 

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, send an email notifying you of any changes, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on April 12, 2012

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

http://www.houstonearlymusic.org/
P.O. Box 271193
Houston, TX 77277-1193info@HoustonEarlyMusic.org
(281) 846-4222