Privacy Policy

Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) values your participation and support and is committed to protecting your privacy. MSO is further committed to providing a safe environment for anyone who visits, volunteers, or makes a donation.
Modesto Symphony Orchestra maintains strict donor information privacy policies. We take great care to ensure that unauthorized persons do not compromise your information.
Modesto Symphony Orchestra does not trade, share, or sell your personal information to any organization or individual, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. We will not divulge personal information to any other organization or individual other than that necessary to transact, fulfill and or account for donations that you have authorized.
Modesto Symphony Orchestra may use your phone number if we need to verify information or to thank you for your contribution, ask for your opinion, request your assistance, or invite you to a special event.

What information do we collect?
When you make a donation, Modesto Symphony Orchestra may ask you for your name, address, email address, telephone number, fax number, as well as other relevant information.
How do we use your information?
Modesto Symphony Orchestra uses non-identifying basic information (aggregate data), on occasion, to share with sponsors, partners, other third-party vendors, or for internal marketing purposes to encourage fundraising.
Modesto Symphony Orchestra uses personally identifiable information you provide about yourself: a) to respond to your questions or comments about MSO services; b) to process your donation, verify your credit card and send you a tax-deductible receipt; c) confirm a donation; d) to thank you; and e) to send you additional information about MSO programs, services and needs that we believe will interest you.
Modesto Symphony Orchestra may disclose to third parties aggregate statistics (e.g., total number of donors, total amount of donations for specific periods, average gift size, and total number of volunteers for specific projects or events). These statistics will not include any personally identifying information.
Modesto Symphony Orchestra will not use personal information in any way other than described in this policy. MSO requires employees, agents and contractors who have access to personal information to protect information consistent with this privacy policy.
Opt out
If you prefer not to receive any mail or email correspondence from us, please send us your request to be removed from all mailing lists with your full name, address, phone number and email address. Send your request to Modesto Symphony Orchestra, 911 Thirteenth Street, Modesto, CA 95354 or call 209.523.4156.
Secure environment
Modesto Symphony Orchestra's transaction handling policies allow you to make safe donations, whether in person, by phone, by mail, or online. Cash, check, or credit card transactions are handled so as to ensure complete donor information confidentiality. Third parties handle MSO’s online credit card verification process. These organizations require your name, address, credit card number, and expiration date to process your transaction. Their state-of- the-art firewalls and encryption technology offer the highest level of security to ensure the confidentiality of your transaction. MSO and our third party vendors will not use your information for any purpose outside of these necessary processes.
No liability
The security measures we take may not prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of information. Modesto Symphony Orchestra is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to such security failures. Unauthorized third parties may access data and communications, including email, when communicated via the Internet. The Modesto Symphony Orchestra web site includes links to other web sites. MSO cannot ensure the privacy practices of other such sites.
You may contact Modesto Symphony Orchestra with questions or comments about this privacy policy or to update any personally identifiable information at Modesto Symphony Orchestra reserves the right to change its policy at any time.