Use of Personal Information

1. Defining Personal Information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual.  This information can include an individual’s opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about, or related to, the individual. Exceptions: business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.


2. Collection of Information

  1. Arion Baroque Orchestra collects personal information (such as address or ticket history) only from ticket-buyers, members, donors and others who have actively shown or are likely to show at interest in the organization.
  2. Individuals will be informed about the purposes for which their information will be used.
  3. Composite tallies of website page views, search terms, and other traffic information useful for improving the design and content of our site. This composite information does not identify individual website users.


3. Storage of Information

  1. Personal information is stored in our database(s) and in hard copy files. Only authorized Arion Baroque Orchestra personnel have access to this information.
  2. Personal information that is no longer required to fulfill the stated purpose will be destroyed or made anonymous.


4. Use of Information

Arion Baroque Orchestra uses personal information to better serve our patrons and to expand our community.  Primarily, this includes:

  1. Mailings (by post or electronic) and phone calls to provide information about tickets, memberships and donations
  2. Mailings (by post or electronic) and phone calls to thank supporters and issue tax receipts
  3. Mailings (by post or electronic) and phone calls to invite members and supporters to special events
  4. Mailings (by post or electronic) and phone calls to sell subscriptions, tickets and solicit donations

Arion Baroque Orchestra is committed to using personal information in a respectful and useful way. Patrons, members and supporters will receive information that we believe will be in their interest. Arion Baroque Orchestra will also commit itself to making sure patrons, members and donors do not receive more than a reasonable number of letters or phone calls.

If an individual requests that their personal information not be used for one of these purposes as noted above, or for any other purpose, that request will be honoured. The individual’s account will be updated accordingly.


5. Disclosure of Information

Arion Baroque Orchestra never discloses the personal information of subscribers or donors to any third party. 


6. Right to access and modify personal information:

All registered users of Arion Baroque Orchestra website have the right to access and correct their personal information. This access is provided at the site once a user has logged in and been authenticated. Hence you can access the public and private information contained in your personal file at all times and correct it, if necessary.