Privacy Policy

The Billingsley School of Music & Arts, Inc.

The Billingsley School of Music & Arts, Inc. (BSOMA) is committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. You can visit The Billingsley School of Music & Arts website without telling us who you are or revealing any identifying information about yourself. However, because our website includes areas in which visitors can provide personal identifying information, we have developed this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you.

This Privacy Policy governs the URL and certain electronic communications sent out by BSOMA. This web site is owned and operated by The Billingsley School of Music & Arts, Inc. for the benefit of its members and other visitors interested in arts access for underserved youth. BSOMA reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be preceded by a notice posted to this Privacy Policy at least ten (10) days prior to the effective date of such change.

How We Collect Information About You
Information You Voluntarily Provide
BSOMA collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, make a donation, subscribe to one of our online newsletters, or forward a web page, electronic postcard, electronic ballot, or electronic newsletter. Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address; it may also include a mobile phone number, the e-mail addresses of those to whom you forward BSOMA electronic content, and any other information collected in the forms. You may be asked to provide credit card information to contribute to BSOMA, purchase certain information or materials from BSOMA, or subscribe to various BSOMA publications.

Other Information also collects certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. BSOMA logs these IP addresses and domain names, and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to visitors, and helps us to improve the quality of our content.

Ways Information About You Is Used
We may use the information you voluntarily provided to contact you regarding arts-related issues we feel you may be interested in, to keep you updated regarding BSOMA programs, and to extend an invitation to you to support our programs. We may also send such information to the people whose e-mail addresses you provide when forwarding BSOMA electronic content. When we do so, our sole intent is to enlarge our family of informed arts access advocates and organizational supporters. Every recipient of our electronic communications can quickly and easily “opt out” of future such communications by following the instructions on any electronic communication we send.

From time to time, we may make such voluntary information, excluding credit card information (which will never be disclosed), available to BSOMA’s affiliate organizations or to sponsors or licensees that provide special programs or services we think you might find interesting or beneficial. BSOMA uses very strict standards in determining which reputable companies become sponsors and licensees, to ensure that such organizations are committed to the protection of visitors’ privacy and committed to the goals of BSOMA. If your volunteered personal information will be used in any manner other than as stated above, such use shall be specifically posted. If you wish to update or remove your information, or if you do not wish for your information to be shared with affiliated third parties, please e-mail us at You may also unsubscribe at any time in every issue of our newsletters.

From time to time, BSOMA may link to other websites not affiliated with BSOMA. BSOMA attempts to link only to those websites which also respect a visitor’s privacy and the goals of BSOMA. However, BSOMA cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party websites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites that BSOMA currently links to, please inform BSOMA by contacting us at

BSOMA uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to BSOMA servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence. This includes using industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information.

Contacting BSOMA
If you would like to contact BSOMA about correcting information we might have collected, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at or write to us at BSOMA Webmaster, PO Box 16561, Minneapolis, MN 55416