Iowa Youth Chorus Privacy Policy

When you visit the Iowa Youth Chorus web site and use it to communicate with us, we will not collect personal information about you, unless you provide us that information voluntarily. Outside of normal use of data by the choir (e.g.; performance program lists the names of choristers), if If you provide personal information voluntarily, we will not sell, license or transmit that information outside the Iowa Youth Chorus unless required to do so by legal, judicial or governmental proceedings, or unless we do so in accordance with an express authorization you have given us. Once we have responded to your communication, it may be discarded or archived, depending on the nature of the inquiry.

Personal information can be anything that identifies you or your accounts. It may be volunteered in a form submitted through our web site or sent to the Iowa Youth Chorus via e-mail.

What Data Do We Collect Through the Website?

When you visit our web site, the Iowa Youth Chorus may collect general or “usage” information (such as the type of browser you use, the pages you visit, and your domain name). We may use this information to improve the performance and content of our site to better meet your needs. Users’ IP addresses help us project problems with our server and functionally administer our web site. We may also use IP addresses to collect broad demographic information about visitors. This information does not identify you personally, and therefore, we can not use this information for direct marketing or solicitation of business.

If you choose to register for the Iowa Youth Chorus through our website, we may collect the following information about you and participating choristers:

  • contact information for parents/guardians and participating choristers, including name, address, email address, and phone number
  • demographic information of participating choristers such as age, school, school district

IYC operates this site, and collects personal information about you and participating choristers, according to the Terms of Use. By using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and accept the Terms of Use.

Using E-mail

Please note your e-mail, like most, if not all, non-encrypted Internet e-mail communications, may be accessed and viewed by other Internet users, without your knowledge and permission, while in transit to the receiver. For that reason, to best protect your privacy, please do not use e-mail to communicate information you consider confidential to us. We encourage customers to send confidential correspondence through the postal service or by using the telephone to speak directly to our employees. We are not responsible for the security or confidentiality of communications you send to us through the Internet using the e-mail process.

There are locations on our web site where we have made special provisions for a more secure environment in which we can exchange information with you. At each of these locations, we will provide you with appropriate instructions.

Links to Other Sites

The Iowa Youth Chorus web site contains links to other web sites, not owned or controlled by the Iowa Youth Chorus, that we think might be useful or of interest to you. The Iowa Youth Chorus is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content used by other web site owners, including those to which our web site offers direct links. Links to various non-Iowa Youth Chorus web sites do not constitute or imply endorsement by the Iowa Youth Chorus of these web sites, products or services described on these sites, or any other material the sites may contain.

Changes to this Statement

The Iowa Youth Chorus may change our Commitment to Privacy statement from time to time without notice. This statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

The goal of the Iowa Youth Chorus is to protect your information on the Internet in the same way that we protect it whenever we interact with you.