Our Commitment to Privacy
American Music Preservation Society respects the privacy of every visitor to our website. AMPS does not collect personal information about visitors to our websites unless you choose to provide that information to us. AMPS will use that information to respond to your message, to facilitate your requests and to help us get you the information you have requested.
AMPS websites will only collect personal information which you knowingly and voluntarily provide by, for example, sending emails, completing program forms, registering for projects, events, or other activities, responding to surveys or ordering merchandise. Through our websites, we try to offer convenient online access to information and to communicate with you about important opportunities, programs, projects and events for American Music Preservation Society. We will not collect personal information from you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide the information.
- Registering for a program, project or special event: When you register online for a program, project or special event, we may ask for your name and contact information. Depending upon the activity, we may also collect payment information (such as standard credit card data) and date of birth.
- Applying to work with AMPS as a volunteer: When you apply online to be a AMPS volunteer, we will ask you for your name, contact information and date of birth. We may ask for other data as well, depending on the volunteer activity.
- Making a financial contribution: When you make a financial contribution online, we collect your name, contact information and standard credit card data.
Credit Card Information
AMPS takes reasonable steps to design and manage our websites’ technology to ensure that its information technology systems, applications, and information technology infrastructure are secure. AMPS uses outside vendors to provide certain services including companies that process credit card transactions for AMPS. These third-party vendors will have access to the information needed to perform their functions, but may not use your information for any other purpose.
We use a variety of safeguards to protect the security of your credit card transactions. We work with third-party vendors to process credit card transactions and those companies may use technologies and processes that include encryption, access controls, network firewalls, physical security and other security measures. AMPS uses the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol in a first line of defense to the gateway of other third-party security features when accepting credit card information. These measures make it extremely difficult for anyone to intercept the credit card information you send to us.
Use of Your Information
If you provide AMPS with personal information when you visit our website, we may use the information in our programs, projects and activities. We may enter your name into one of our databases so we can contact you to obtain your input, provide information about our programs and events, or request contributions. On occasion, AMPS may share information about you with state agencies, collaborating organizations and service providers that assist us with our activities and programs. These agencies, organizations and service providers help us with functions to develop programs, manage data and process donations. In addition, we make disclosures as required by law.
AMPS will not sell, trade, or share personal information about our visitors, contributors or financial donors with anyone else, nor will we send mailings to our visitors, contributors or financial donors on behalf of other organizations, unless a visitor, contributor or donor has given us specific permission to do so.
Embedded Plug-Ins, Widgets, and Links
Within the AMPS website there are embedded applications, plug-ins, widgets or links to non-AMPS websites (collectively “content”). These sites operate independently of AMPS and have their own privacy policies. When you visit these sites, you leave our website and no longer will be subject to our privacy and security policies. AMPS is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or the content of other sites, and such sites are not intended to be an endorsement of those sites or their content.
There may be sites within the AMPS network of websites where you can opt-in to receive information from non-AMPS entities. If you opt-in at those sites, you may receive correspondences from those organizations on programs, products or services. AMPS is not responsible for your privacy, your security or the content of other sites. If you decide to opt-out of receiving any further correspondence from a non-AMPS entity, please correspond directly with that business or organization to be removed from its mailing list.
AMPS welcomes children to learn more about our organization and, where appropriate, find opportunities to serve their communities through programs and volunteer activities. However, we require and encourage children to do this only with their parents’ knowledge and supervision.