Privacy Policy

Last Updated: February 2010

1. Introduction

This policy applies to the City Stage Co., Inc. (“City Stage”) website accessible through City Stage’s home page located at http://citystage.org/. This policy does not apply to the websites of any other company that is associated with City Stage. Those websites, like any other website, may have their own privacy policies and City Stage encourages you to review the privacy policies of any of those sites that you visit.

City Stage understands the importance of providing you with information concerning the collection and use of data collected from you during your visit to our website. Our privacy policy is set forth below. This policy may be updated from time to time and we encourage you to check this page periodically for any updates.

Definitions. Some helpful definitions of terms used in this privacy policy are:

Personal Information is information that can be used to uniquely identify you personally. Examples of Personal Information include your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address and credit card number.

Anonymous Information is information that can not be used to uniquely identify you personally. Examples of Anonymous Information include your IP address, the type of browser software you use when visiting our site, the date and time you visit our site and what pages you viewed when visiting our site.

2. Collection and Use of Anonymous Information.

You can visit our website without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information to us. During your visit, we may collect certain Anonymous Information. For example, we may track the number of visitors to our website by logging Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We may keep track of what pages are visited on our website so we can monitor the performance and usage of our website. Also, we may pay attention to what visitors do and do not use on our website in order to assess the effectiveness of our website and modify our content or design appropriately. Anonymous Information may be used individually or aggregated with other Anonymous Information. We may use Anonymous Information for our own benefit and we may share Anonymous Information with other companies.

3. Collection and Use of Personal Information.

We collect Personal Information about you only when you elect to provide such information to us, such as when you request additional information from us, or submit an email to us. The information collected might include your name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone numbers. Any Personal Information collected will be used solely for the purpose(s) for which it was collected unless you indicate otherwise. The Personal Information you provide to us may be shared with other companies with which we have relationships. We may also enlist a third party to collect, store, process and manage on our behalf any Personal Information you elect to provide to us. When we use other companies to perform services on our behalf, we will require that such companies protect your Personal Information consistent with this policy.

4. Choice/Opt-out

If you no longer wish for us to collect your Personal Information or to receive communications from us, you may contact us using the instructions in the Access/Contact section below indicating your wishes.

5. Sharing of Your Personal Information

Except as disclosed in this privacy policy, City Stage does not share your personal information with any outside parties. We may share your personal information with service providers who perform services on our behalf. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the Personal Information they need to provide the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

We reserve the right to disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on City Stage or this site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of City Stage; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of City Stage employees or agents, users of our services, or members of the public.

6. Use of Cookies and Other Technologies

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser software from a web server and is typically stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive.

We may insert cookies on your computer and access those cookies. These cookies may be used to help you navigate through our website and to assist us in collecting Anonymous Information concerning usage of our web site.

7. Security

City Stage is concerned with the security of the data we have collected and has in place reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to that information. These measures include policies, procedures and technical elements relating to data access controls.  Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your Personal Information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.  City Stage may use encryption, secure socket layer, firewalls, physical lock and key, internal restrictions, password protection and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your Personal Information.   In addition, City Stage uses standard security protocols and mechanisms to exchange the transmission of sensitive data.

In the event that your personal data is acquired, or is reasonably believed to have been acquired, by an unauthorized person and applicable law requires notification, City Stage will notify you of the breach. Notice will be given promptly, consistent with the legitimate needs of law enforcement and any measures necessary for City Stage or law enforcement to determine the scope of the breach and to assure or restore the integrity of the data system. City Stage may delay notification if City Stage or a law enforcement agency determines that the notification will impede a criminal investigation, unless and until City Stage or the agency determines that notification will not compromise the investigation.

8. Children

City Stage recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. We do not intend to solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 13, you should not use or enter information on this site.

9. Links

Our website may contain links to other websites that have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of the external site company, its web site, or the products and services it promotes and sells. Please be aware that City Stage is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by City Stage

10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time. When we make changes, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of the policy. If there are material changes to this policy or in how City Stage will use your Personal Information, we will notify you by prominently posting a notice of such changes here.  We will then notify you via a prominent notice on our home page. We encourage you to review this policy whenever you visit our site.

11.  Access/Contact

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, the practices of our website or would like access to your Personal Information in order to correct, update, or delete this information please contact us at:

City Stage Co., Inc.
Attn: Artistic Director
539 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 1.617.542.2291

Requests for access will be responded to within 30 days of the request.