1. Collection of Information
Certain applications on the Boston Symphony Orchestra Website may require users to register or to provide personal information in order to make a commerce transaction, or to subscribe to a newsletter. Such personal information is not shared or sold to third parties. To better understand the needs of our Website users, we may also request demographic information. Entry of such information is optional and if you choose not to enter such information, you can successfully use these applications. If we request demographic information, we will not share information about you as an individual with any other entity. If we do share demographic information with third parties, we will give them aggregate information only.
2. Mailing Lists
If you provide your e-mail address, the Boston Symphony Orchestra may periodically contact you with special offers, updated information, and new services. Any e-mails sent to you by the Boston Symphony Orchestra offer you the option to be removed from the e-mail mailing list.
Selected applications on our web site allow visitors to subscribe to our newsletter by providing their names and addresses to the Boston Symphony Orchestra. If you provide the Boston Symphony Orchestra with your mailing address or telephone number, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, in addition to providing you with the Boston Symphony Orchestra newsletter, may also use this information to alert you to updated information and new services. If you wish to be removed from the mailing list, you may do so by contacting the Boston Symphony Orchestra directly. (See the 'Contact Us' section below).
3. Information to third parties
The Boston Symphony Orchestra may occasionally present a special contest or promotion on bso.org that is sponsored by another company. To qualify for entry, we may ask you to provide personal information. If we plan to share that information with the sponsor(s), we will provide a statement to that effect.
4. Financial information
The Boston Symphony Orchestra will protect any personal financial information that you share with us. If you make a purchase on bso.org, we will use your credit card number only to process your payment and will not use it for marketing purposes. For reasons of security, credit card information is not stored on our Web server. We will retain order information for our records, but this information is never shared with third parties.
We do not solicit personal information from children. Sites specifically geared toward children will not request any personal or contact information.
7. Contact Us/How to update your personal information
You can help the Boston Symphony Orchestra maintain the accuracy of your personal information by notifying us when you change your address, title, phone number, or e-mail address. Contact us via the information on the bso.org Contacts page if you wish to update your information or if you no longer wish to receive communications from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, our partners, or selected third parties. You can also write to us at the address provided at the top of this page.