Privacy Policy

Yamaha’s Commitment

Yamaha Music School. (“Yamaha”) respects your right to protect identifiable information about you (“Personal Information”). Yamaha Music School is taking steps to ensure that the Personal Information you provide to us is protected. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about why we collect and how we use Personal Information, and to provide you with contact information should you have any questions or concerns about Yamaha Music School’s privacy practices.

What Personal Information does Yamaha Music School Collect?

Yamaha Music School recognizes that you may have provided, and may continue to provide us with Personal Information. Personal Information that Yamaha Music School collects includes information such as your name, home address, telephone number, e-mail address, and financial information (such as credit card information, and credit history). From time to time, Yamaha Music School may also collect information about your purchase patterns, personal preferences and your demographics (such as your age or gender).

You may have provided Yamaha Music School with your Personal Information while visiting our web site, when completing contact form, while enrolling in a music class.

How does Yamaha Music School Use Personal Information?

Yamaha may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • Responding to your requests for information regarding Yamaha Music School services and pricing information;
  • Providing you with information about programs and classes offered through the Yamaha Music Education System and administering these classes and programs;
  • Administration of our service;
  • Improving our services by better understanding your musical needs; and
  • To advise you of services that may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

Yamaha does not sell or trade your Personal Information.

Yamaha may provide its third party service providers with access to your Personal Information . These services providers may include: marketing organizations, who may provide you with marketing and promotional communications; internet service providers who administer our web page and provide internet services; and consumer research companies that assist Yamaha with understanding consumer interests by conducting surveys. Yamaha will only share your Personal Information to the extent required for the performance of such services. Yamaha will take steps to ensure that our service providers treat Personal Information in a way that is consistent with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Yamaha may also disclose your Personal Information as permitted or required by law. For example, Yamaha will disclose Personal Information to those governmental bodies who have authority to obtain it, in order to comply with a warrant or subpoena issued by a court of competent jurisdiction, and to comply with record production requirements.

In the event of a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of the Yamaha, Yamaha may transfer Personal Information in its control to a third party purchaser agreeing to use Personal Information for the same reasons identified in this Privacy Policy.

Your Consent

By choosing to provide Yamaha with your Personal Information you are consenting to its use in accordance with the principles outlined in this Privacy Policy and as outlined at the time you are asked to provide any Personal Information. If you do not agree with these terms, you are requested not to provide Yamaha with your Personal Information or to contact Yamaha in order to implement choices you may have. For example, you way withdraw from receiving communications from Yamaha Music School or from having your Personal Information used for market research purposes. Unfortunately, certain services can only be offered if you provide Personal Information to Yamaha Music School, therefore if you choose not to provide us with required Personal Information Yamaha Music School may not be able to offer you those services.

All marketing communications Yamaha Music School sends to you will provide you with contact information to withdraw your consent should you decide that you no longer wish to receive such marketing communications and promotional materials.

Withdrawing Your Consent

If you prefer that we do not use or disclose your Personal Information for any or all of the purposes outlined, including marketing purposes or consumer research, you may let us know at the time of collection, or at any time by calling Yamaha Music School’s Privacy Officer at (416) 298-1311. Please note that if you do not consent to Yamaha Music School’s use and disclosure of your Personal Information, this may affect our ability to provide you with particular products and services.

Does Yamaha Music School  use Cookies?

A “cookie” is a small bit of text used by a browser to store information. When you visit a site that uses cookies, the Web server will request permission to pass a cookie to your browser. If accepted, it will occupy only a few bytes on your hard drive and can improve your Web surfing experience. Yamaha Music School uses cookies to track customer visits through our site. This information enables us to save you time when returning to the site by saving your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit. Cookies cannot profile your system or collect information from your hard drive. And although you may receive cookies from many different sites, each cookie can only be read by the Web server that originally issued it. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can set your browsers to refuse cookies.

Accessing Your Personal Information

You can access and review your Personal Information held by Yamaha Music School and make corrections to it. Please call our Privacy Officer at (416) 298-1311 or by visiting our web site at www.yamahamusicschool.ca/privacy-policy. Yamaha Music School reserves the right not to change any Personal Information but will append any alternative text the individual concerned believes appropriate.

Yamaha Music School will endeavour to provide the information you require within a reasonable time and no later than 30 days following the request.

Retention of Your Personal Information

Yamaha Music School will only keep your Personal Information for as long as it is required for internal business purposes and in order to satisfy various accounting and legal requirements. When we no longer require your Personal Information, we will take steps to ensure that is destroyed, or that your personally identifiable information is removed.

Contacting Yamaha Music School About Your Personal Information

If you wish to withdraw or change your consent to Yamaha Music School’s use and disclosure of your Personal Information, or if you would like to contact us with a question or complaint regarding our use or disclosure of your Personal Information, please contact our Privacy Officer at (416) 298-1311.