Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community


1.  General

This privacy policy governs the use and collection of information from you by the web site.

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information you submit to us through our Services. This includes "Personal Information," which is information about you that is personally identifiable such as your name, email address, and other non-public information, as well as "Anonymous Information," which is information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information and does not permit the identification of individual persons.

By using the Services offered by, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and consent to the handling of your Personal Information and Anonymous Information according to this Privacy Policy.

2. Information Collected

Traffic Data Collected

Our servers may collect some or all of the following information when you visit our Website: (a) your IP address, (b) the page viewed on the site, (c) the referring URL, (d) your type of computer, (e) your browser type and operating system, and (f) the date and time of the request, (collectively, "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for improving your experience on the Services. Our Services use Traffic Data to help diagnose potential problems with our servers, to administer our Services and to report and collect aggregate non-personal information.


BayImproviser uses cookies to track site usage. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your internet browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are used to help manage your usage of our site and store certain site usage preferences that you have made.

Personal Information Collected requires registration for the use of certain features, and registration requires that you provide us with information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information we request includes some or all of the following: your name, email address, telephone number, and other similar information. You also also allowed to establish preferences for such things as newletters and event reminders.

We collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of the Services, such as event descriptions, photos, videos, mp3 music files and other information. We may also collect information about you and your friends who use the Services, from any social network you may have connected from, in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. For instance, we may collect your user ID or profile information that you have permitted to be displayed through our Services in order to display you as a friend.

Email And Email Addresses

If you send an email to us, or fill out our registration form through our Services, we will collect your email address and the full content of your email, including attached files, and other information you provide. We may use and display your full name and email address when you send an email notification to a friend through our Services or the social network from which you have connected to our Services (such as in an invitation, or when sharing your content). Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends (such as when someone sends you a personal message) or notifications from a social network or other website with whom you have registered to receive such notifications. We may use this email address to contact you, for things such as notifications of events or a newsletter.

3. Sharing of Personal Information

We do not share Personal Information with advertisers or any other third parties, except in the following limited circumstances:


In the event and to the extent we have your consent. In such cases, we will provide opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.

Enforcement or Protection

We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce our Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of us, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

4. Uses of Information Collected


We use your Personal Information to send you information about our company or our products or services, to respond to any inquiries you may make with us, or to contact you when necessary. We use your Traffic Data in order to assess future changes to our Services in order to enhance your experience on the Services. In the event you receive e-mail from us, you choose to opt out of receiving future mailing at any time by following the links provided.

Email Newsletters and Announcements

We require your email address in order to sign up for our newsletter or receive event announcements or other information you have elected to receive.


We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

5. User Choice Regarding Personal Information

You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In the event you do not provide your Personal Information, while you can still access and use a substantial portion of the Website, you will not have access to certain portions of the Website, or to certain services. In addition, we will not be able to respond to any inquiry you may have. If you do not wish to receive information and promotional material from us, you may select the appropriate "opt-out" option each time we ask you for Personal Information.

User Ability to Access, Update and Correct Personal Information

In order to ensure that all of your Personal Information is correct and up-to-date, at any time you may visit your personal profile. Through your personal profile you may: (a) review and update your Personal Information that we have already collected; or (b) choose whether or not you wish us to send you event reminders, notifications, newsletters or other information.

The Ability Of Others To View Your Information

Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. You understand that when you use our Services, certain information you post or provide through our websites, products or services such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of our Services, including without limitation, social media applications and other public forums in which you choose to participate. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through our Services, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the BayImproviser community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of the Services available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks or otherwise.

Request Data Deletion

If you wish to have your personal data deleted, please send a request to

6. Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

7. Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of our Websites or your dealings with our Websites, please contact us at

This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revisions at our discretion, and if we make any substantial changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will post an alert on this. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using our Services. Continued use of our Services following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.