This Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into the Community School of Music and Arts Terms of Use. The term “CSMA,” “we,” and “us” includes Community School of Music and Arts and our affiliates and subsidiaries. The Privacy Policy explains how CSMA may:

  • collect,
  • use, and
  • disclose

information we obtain through the “Site.” The “Site” means any website, including and CSMA’s registration services hosted at, and Internet service under the control of Community School of Music and Arts, whether partial or otherwise, in connection with providing information about CSMA’s activities, faculty, and classes and an online platform for registering for classes, workshops, lessons, and camps at CSMA.


“Personal Information” can be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you. “Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.

The Site Collects Your Information

We collect Personal Information when you:

  • register or change a registration for classes, camps, lessons, or workshops;
  • donate to CSMA; and
  • communicate with us.

We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Site.


Registration for CSMA Activities
You may use the Site to register for classes, camps, lessons, workshops, and other activities. To register for such activities, you will need to provide Personal Information, such as your name, student’s name, address, telephone number, email address, gender, and date of birth. You may also provide other characteristic information, such as: ethnicity; income; and a student’s personality, learning disabilities, or special needs.


Making Payments
When you make payments through the Site such as to pay for a course or donate to CSMA, you may need to provide financial account information, such as your credit card number, to our third-party service providers. CSMA may collect financial account information you provide on any forms you submit to CSMA outside the Site.


Communications with CSMA
We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our faculty, customer-support team, or others through the Site.

When you visit the Site, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Site may not work properly.

By using the Site, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Site.

How CSMA Uses Your Information

We use Personal Information to:

  • facilitate and improve our services;
  • provide classes, camps, lessons, workshops, and other activities; and
  • communicate with you.

We may use aggregate information for any purpose, including for marketing purposes.


Internal and Service-Related Usage
We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and service-related purposes and may provide it to third parties to allow us to facilitate the Site. We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve our services.


To Provide Classes, Camps, Lessons, Workshops, and Other Activities.
We will use information, including Personal Information, to provide the classes, camps, lessons, workshops, and other activities. For example, we provide your name and other information to the faculty teaching the classes you will attend.


We may send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your registration and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance. We will also send you the CSMA email newsletter if you choose to sign up for it.


We may use information, including Personal Information, to send you information about classes, events, and other activities we think may be useful or relevant to you.


Aggregate Data
We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Site and use it for any purpose.x`

CSMA May Disclose Your Information

We may share your information:

  • with our third-party service providers;
  • to comply with legal obligations;
  • to protect and defend our rights and property; and
  • with your permission.

We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.


We Use Vendors and Service Providers
We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of the Site. For example, your payment information will be provided to vendors that provide payment processing. We may also use third parties that track usage information on the Site and across other websites over time. We use such usage information to provide and improve the Site.


We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; or protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety.


Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of CSMA assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.

We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.

Information Security

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

By using the Site or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Site. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Site or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13. We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Site is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, you may alert us at If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.

Update Your Information or Pose a Question or Suggestion

If you would like to update or correct any information that you have provided to us through your use of the Site or otherwise, or if you have suggestions for improving this Privacy Policy, please send an email to

Changes to Our Privacy Policy and Practices

We may revise this Privacy Policy, so review it periodically.

Posting of Revised Privacy Policy
We will post any adjustments to the Privacy Policy on this web page, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted. If you are concerned about how your information is used, bookmark this page and read this Privacy Policy periodically.



New Uses of Personal Information
From time to time, we may desire to use Personal Information for uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our practices change regarding previously collected Personal Information in a way that would be materially less restrictive than stated in the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collected the information, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice and obtain consent to any such uses as may be required by law.

Contact Information

Community School of Music and Arts
230 San Antonio CircleMountain View, CA 94040