Last update: 03/24/2022
The University of Southern California Radio Group’s ”Classical California” Classical Radio service is committed to safeguarding the privacy of data provided by our listeners, donors, and other constituents. This Privacy Notice describes Classical California’s collection, use, and disclosure of information about you that are provided to Classical California. When you submit information to Classical California, you consent to its collection and use of that information as described in this Privacy Notice. Please note that Classical California can link to third-party sites or services such as social media platforms. This Privacy Notice does not cover any third-party sites or services, or your use of them; we suggest that you review those sites’ policies to learn more about their privacy practices.
Classical California’s use of information
Classical California collects and maintains information about you to provide you with services based on its legitimate interest in continuing its relationship with you and improving our services to you including staying in touch with you about Classical California programs, events, or other offerings that might interest you. For example, we may email you to invite you to join a new newsletter list or invite you to renew your membership. Information may be collected by Classical California to respond to your inquiries, to provide online and programming services to you, as well as for marketing and development purposes, including contests. Some of this information is collected from you directly and some information is provided by third parties that, for example, verify addresses or provide other information. Classical California uses information about you to tailor our messages and invitations to your interests, to analyze and improve our relationship efforts, and to conduct general demographic and statistical research. We may also use and share your information internally with other University offices and units as necessary to provide services to you. Some examples of personally identifiable information that you submit through online data entry forms and we collect may include:
Name and login information
Your phone number
Information about types of mobile devices and operating systems
Comments on Classical California programs or content
Photos or videos
Responses to surveys or contests
Use of social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter
Your country information
Your credit card information when making a donation
Contests and User Engagement
From time to time we may offer various opportunities for you to interact with Classical California such as contests or sending us comments, videos, photos. These opportunities may have their own, separate rules. Classical California will make rules related to these opportunities clear for all participants. Some rules may give Classical California additional rights to use entries or submissions. If there is a conflict or inconsistency between such rules and this Policy, the rules will govern and take precedence.
Children Under 13 Years of Age
Classical California does not knowingly solicit or collect information from children 12 years and under without obtaining explicit parental consent. If you become aware that your child (who is under 13) has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us; upon request, we will work to delete your child’s Personal Information from our files within a reasonable time.
Classical California uses industry standard physical and digital security measures to protect information against theft and misuse. Handling of Classical California’s donor payment information is PCI-compliant. We seek to implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your information when you transmit it to us and when we store it on our information technology systems. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have an account with Classical California, your account password is protected so that only you can access it and view the information that you provide to us through the online site. We strongly advise you not to share your password with anyone. You must have a secure browser that supports secure transmission of data across the Internet to send payment to and from Classical California. For more information about your browser’s security features, use your browser’s help feature.
Cookies and website analytics
Retention and destruction of your information
Your information will be retained by USC in accordance with the applicable retention periods in the University’s Record Management Policy, available at https://policy.usc.edu/recordmanagement/. The manner of destruction shall be appropriate to preserve and ensure the confidentiality of your information given the level of sensitivity, value, and criticality to Classical California. Classical California and its online platform, mobile app, and broadcasting equipment are based in the United States. If you voluntarily submit personal information to us while located or residing in a country outside of the United States, you understand that you are voluntarily agreeing to the use and processing of such information as provided in this Privacy Notice, including transfer of your information to the United States. If you are located in the European Union, you may also have additional rights with respect to your information, such as: (i) data access and portability; (ii) data correction (including the ability to update your personal data); (iii) data deletion (including the right to have USC delete your personal information, except information we are required to retain, by contacting us); and (iv) withdrawal of consent or objection to processing (including, in limited circumstances, the right to ask USC to stop processing your personal data, with some exceptions, by contacting us). You may also be able to file a complaint with the appropriate supervisory authority in the European Union.
Access to your information
If you would like to access, transfer, review, or correction of or to your personal information, or to request that it be deleted or restricted in use, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any updates to changes.
Updates to this policy
Classical California reserves the right to modify this privacy notice at any time. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to this Privacy Notice. If we make changes, we will post an updated effective date below. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Notice will constitute your acceptance of such change.