Welcome to the HB Studio website. We are committed to protecting your privacy. Included below is our policy on how we handle any information we receive from you. You are not required to provide us with information in order to use this website. If you do not want us accessing and/or using your personal information as described herein, please do not provide us with any.
HB Studio is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our site. The information summarized below explains to site users how we implement this protection in regard to information derived from this site.
We collect and save personally identifiable information (such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number and/or credit card number (collectively, “Personal Information”) that you provide to HB Studio in response to the forms on this site. We use your Personal Information only to communicate with people interested in HB Studio. We may from time to time distribute information to you through your email or mailing address on behalf of other similar organizations when we believe that you will find their information to be of interest. We never sell or rent your Personal Information.
We are committed to using our best efforts to maintain the security of your Personal Information. When users submit Personal Information, the information is stored in a password-protected database on the HB Studio server. Where entry of a credit card account is required, that account information is only used to seek approval of the charge from your bank. [[Once the transaction is complete, no portion of the account information is retained or forwarded.]] The balance of the Personal Information is stored in our permanent records. Although we use our best efforts to protect the security of your Personal Information and our system, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, no transmission via the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result of this and other factors beyond our control, we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit to or through our Website. Therefore, you assume that risk by using the Website.
We use aggregate information collected by cookies to track site usage by volume. We use email addresses that people enter to send out our newsletter, to update people on HB Studio, to solicit donations, to distribute course offerings and other information concerning programs at HB Studio, and for other similar matters. We use donor records for tax purposes and periodic mailings soliciting donations. We use purchase records from course registrations to manage our course enrollments, determine popularity of courses and instructors, and distribute information about our course and event offerings and schedules. Contractors working on our site or mailing our newsletters or other communications may use the information under contract to us.
If you do not want to receive email and/or mailings from us in the future, please let us know by sending email to us at the contact address below in the paragraph “How to Contact Us”, requesting to be removed from our email/mailing list. In addition to this, all email correspondence that we send you will include a link which when accessed by you, will enable you to remove yourself from our mailing lists. Please note that there might be a brief delay between when you submit your request to opt-out and when it is processed and reflected in our systems. Accordingly you might continue to receive communications from us for a limited time after you unsubscribe.
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Protection for Children
We have no intention of collecting personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. If a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, that child’s parent or legal guardian should contact us (see below) if they would like the information submitted by the child deleted from the website. We will delete such personally identifiable information from our database as soon as possible following our receipt of any such notice. If you are age 13 or younger, you are not authorized to submit any content or information to this website without the explicit consent of your parent or legal guardian.
The laws and regulations in different countries impose different (and even conflicting) requirements on the Internet and data protection. HB Studio is located in the State of New York in the United States of America, as are the principal servers which make this site available worldwide. All matters relating to this site are governed by the laws of the State of New York in the USA. If you are located in a country other than the USA and you contact us, please note that any information you provide will be transferred to the USA and by submitting the information you authorize this transfer.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice
HB Studio owns, protects and enforces copyright in its own creative materials and respects the copyright properties of others. Our site contains material of third parties and links to third party sites, portals and directories. As a result, materials of third parties, not owned or controlled by HB Studio, are included in or linked to our site. To the best of our knowledge, these materials do not infringe the copyrights of others. Upon receipt of notice of claimed infringement, HB Studio will respond expeditiously to follow the procedures specified in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the materials in issue, including, where applicable, removing or disabling access to materials claimed to be infringing or by removing or disabling access to links to such material. It is the policy of HB Studio to terminate its relationships with third parties who infringe the copyrights of others where such parties are known to HB Studio to be repeat infringers. Any notice of claimed infringement should be sent to us in writing to the contact address below in the paragraph “How to Contact Us”.
Restrictions on Use
It is strictly prohibited to use or contact this site to disrupt or damage the site, its contents or its security measures or to harass or disparage HB Studio or our directors, officers or employees or our products or services or personnel or to interfere with the use and enjoyment of this site by other users. No unsolicited email (spam) may be directed by you to or through this site. You may not mirror any material contained on this site on any other server. You may not link to this site without HB Studio’s prior written permission. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of HB Studio without our prior written permission. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” using HB Studio’s names or trademarks without our prior written permission. Links which appear on this site with our permission do not mean that we endorse the sites, products or services of the sponsors of the linked sites.
How to Contact Us
120 Bank Street
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (212) 675-2370
Fax: (212) 675-2387
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Copyright & Trademark
The content of this site is the property of HB Studio. No materials on this site may be reproduced, altered, or further distributed without the prior written permission of HB Studio. Copyright © HB Studio 2013; All Rights Reserved.