web site exists on behalf of the Hudson Valley Singers Corp.
Our postal address is
P.O. Box 126
Irvington, NY 10533
can be reached by emailing
our Webmaster (firstname.lastname@example.org) or you can reach
us by telephone at 914-674-2865.
The Hudson Valley Singers
Corp. 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. We collect information from
our users at several different points on our website and at our concert
There is no registration
required to use this site; you needn't tell us a single thing about yourself
to enjoy the content we put here.
We require information
from the user on our order form for concert tickets, fund-raising merchandise
and the like. Here a user is asked for contact information (like name
and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number,
expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to
fill customer's orders. If we have trouble processing an order, this contact
information is used to get in touch with the user. We provide alternate
means of executing transactions for those people who would rather pay
by cash or check, or who do not feel comfortable providing credit card
information over the Internet.
We use only highly
reputable, reliable and secure third parties for implementing online financial
transactions. These companies support tens of thousands of "e-commerce"
sites large and small. Your data is stored in highly secured systems that
are managed to the highest fiduciary standards.
A cookie is a piece
of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the
user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable
information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the
cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site,
the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving
time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use
The only time our site
places a cookie on your computer is when, during the online purchase process,
you request to have our system remember your information.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's
movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We use an outside email service bureau to manage our mailings and mailing
lists, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and
services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally
identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information
except for the purpose of providing these services.
This web site contains
links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for
the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be
aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each
and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this
If a user wishes to
subscribe to one or more of our newsletters, we ask for contact information
such as name and email address. We use a "double opt-in" procedure
in which the person requesting the newsletter must reply to a confirmation
email they receive from us. This protects the user from unwanted email
and allows us to confirm that the email address is valid and functioning.
Every newsletter and
every page of our site has clear links to a very simple "unsubscribe"
mechanism in the event the user no longer wishes to remain on our mailing
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys
or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely
voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose
this information. Information requested may include contact information
(such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such
as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the
winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes
of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
If a user elects to use our referral service for informing a friend about
our site, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. Our email
service bureau will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting
them to visit the site, but does not store that information.
This website takes
every precaution to protect our users' information. When users submit
sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both
online and off-line.
When our online order
form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number),
that information is encrypted and is protected with the best encryption
software in the industry - SSL. While on a secure page, such as our order
form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as Netscape Navigator
and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as opposed to un-locked,
or open, when you are just 'surfing'.
If a user's personally
identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user
no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to correct, update or
remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can usually be done
by emailing us at email@example.com. You may also call
us at the above phone number or write to us at the above address
If you do not want
to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by any of
the following methods:
Utilizing the 'unsubscribe' mechanism embedded in each email communication.
2. Sending us e-mail
3. Calling us at the
above telephone number.
4. Writing to us at
the above address.
5. Visiting www.thegrandmass.org/unsubscribe.html
and following the instructions on that page.
you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the
information for which you provided us your address. Persons who supply
us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact
from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line or
other specifically requested information.
If we decide to change
users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it,
and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide
to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from
that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way
of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their
information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance
you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy,
you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number, the Direct
Marketing Association's Committee on Ethical Business Practices at firstname.lastname@example.org,
state or local chapters of the Better Business Bureau.