The Washington Metro Area's Premier Contemporary Dance Company
Thank you for visiting the Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) Web site. This website is designed to provide information on BMD. BMD recognizes that visitors to this Web site are concerned about their privacy. BMD is committed to preserving your privacy when visiting this Web site.
For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information concerning a natural person, as opposed for instance to a corporate entity, which, because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person. BMD only collects personal information about you when you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or by initiating an online transaction, such as a survey, registration or order form.
Information Collected Automatically When You Visit this Web site
When visiting this Web site BMD automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:
The Internet Protocol address and domain name of your Internet service provider. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer, which can be used to direct internet traffic to you;
The type of browser and operating system you used;
The date and time you visited this site;
The Web pages or services you accessed at this site;
The URL or Web site address of the Web site you visited prior to coming to this Web site and from which any Web page on this site was linked; and
If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.
None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information.
This information that is collected automatically is used to improve this Web site’s content and to help BMD understand how people are using this Web site. This information is collected for statistical analysis, to determine what information is of most and of least interest to our visitors, and to identify system performance or problem areas. The information is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and BMD does not sell or distribute the information collected from the website for commercial marketing purposes.
Information collected when you email this Web site or initiate an online transaction through this Web site:
If during your visit to this Web site you send an e-mail to BMD, your e-mail address and the contents of your e-mail will be collected. The information collected is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video, and graphic information formats you send us. Your e-mail address and the information contained in your email will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to further improve this Web site, or to forward your e-mail to another agency for appropriate action. Your e-mail address is not collected for commercial marketing purposes and BMD does not sell or distribute your e-mail address for any purposes.
During your visit to this Web site you may initiate a transaction such as a survey, registration or order form. The information, including personal information, volunteered by you in initiating the transaction is used by BMD to operate BMD programs, which include the provision of goods, services and information. The information collected by BMD may be disclosed by BMD for those purposes that may be reasonably ascertained from the nature and terms of the transaction in connection with which the information was submitted by you.
BMD does not knowingly collect personal information from children or create profiles of children through this Web site. People are cautioned that the collection of personal information provided by any individual in an e-mail or through an online transaction will be treated the same as information given by an adult, and may, unless exempted from access by federal or State law, be subject to public access. BMD encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children’s Internet activities and to provide guidance whenever children are asked to provide personal information on-line.
Information and Choice
As noted above, BMD does not collect any personal information about you during your visit to this Web site, unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or initiating an online transaction such as a survey, registration, or order form. You may choose not to send us an e-mail, respond to a survey or complete an order form. While your choice not to participate in these activities may limit your ability to receive specific services or products through this Web site, it will not prevent you from requesting services or products from BMD by other means, and will not normally have an impact on your ability to take advantage of other features of the Web site, including browsing or downloading most publicly available information.
Disclosure of Information Collected Through This Website
BMD will only collect personal information through this Web site, or disclose such personal information, if the user has consented to the collection and disclosure of such personal information. The voluntary disclosure of personal information to BMD by the user, whether solicited or unsolicited, constitutes consent to the collection and disclosure of the information by BMD for the purposes for which the user disclosed the information to BMD, as was reasonably ascertainable from the nature and terms of the disclosure.
However, BMD may collect or disclose personal information without user consent if the collection or disclosure is: (1) necessary to perform the statutory duties of BMD, or necessary for BMD to operate a program authorized by law, or authorized by state or federal statute or regulation; (2) made pursuant to a court order or by law; (3) for the purpose of validating the identity of the user; or (4) of information to be used solely for statistical purposes that is in a form that cannot be used to identify any particular person. Additionally, BMD may disclose personal information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce its rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to BMD’s information technology assets and any other inappropriate use of its Web site.
Confidentiality and Integrity of Personal Information Collected
Through this Web site BMD limits employee access to personal information collected through this website to only those employees who need access to the information in the performance of their official duties. Employees who have access to this information are required to follow appropriate procedures in connection with any disclosures of personal information. In addition, BMD may implement procedures to safeguard the integrity of its information technology assets, including, but not limited to, authentication, monitoring, auditing and encryption. These security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this website as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
NOTE: The information contained in this policy should not be construed in any way as giving business, legal, or other advice, or warranting as fail-proof, the security of information provided via this Web site. For site security purposes and to ensure that this Web site remains available to all users, BMD may employ software to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage to this Web site.
Information provided on this Web site is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, BMD recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, BMD and its members, and their respective employees, officers and agents, make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the information provided by this Web site, and deny any expressed or implied warranty as to the same.