Privacy Policy

This privacy policy covers Shirley McPhails School of Dance’s treatment of personally identifiable information that we collect when you are on the Shirley McPhail School of Dance web site and when you use Shirley McPhail School of Dance services. This policy does not describe information collection policies on other sites, including those linked to or from

Children’s Issues
This site is not directed to children under 13 years of age, and children under 13 years of age shall not use the web site or services offered by Shirley McPhail School of Dance to submit any individually identifiable information about themselves unless supervised and approved by an adult parent or guardian.

What Type of Information We Collect
Shirley McPhail School of Dance does not collect any personally identifiable information about you other than information that you affirmatively choose to submit to us, such as your e-mail address. Shirley McPhail School of Dance automatically collects aggregate information about the use of our site, including which pages are most frequently visited, and how many visitors we receive daily.

How We Use the Information We Collect
The personally identifiable information we collect from and about you may be used to provide e-mail based newsletters and other information to you as you request and to notify you from time to time about services and events offered by Shirley McPhail School of Dance or other entities associated with Shirley McPhail School of Dance.

With Whom We Share Information
Shirley McPhail School of Dance will not sell, rent or share your personal information to any outside organization or entity for any purpose. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information, and will not be released to any outside parties unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.

Cookies and Web Bugs
We do not use “cookies” or “web bugs” to collect information. A “cookie” is a small text file created by a website and stored on your computer. It contains unique information a website can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages you’ve visited, and the date when you last looked at a specific page or to identify your session at a particular website. A “web bug” is a graphic on a web page or in an email message that is designed to monitor who is reading the web page or e-mail message.

E-Mail Address
Under most circumstances, an e-mail address that is provided to SMSD for the purpose of communicating electronically with us is confidential and not subject to disclosure. Your e-mail address is not collected for commercial purposes, and SMSD does not sell or otherwise disclose your e-mail address for commercial purposes.

Secure Transmission
While SMSD will make every effort to protect information we receive, we do not currently secure information sent via e-mail which may be subject to interception via common internet tools. Therefore, this privacy policy does not guarantee that all personal information provided to SMSD via this website will remain secure while in transit.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Shirley McPhail School of Dance may revise and update this privacy policy at any time by posting such revised privacy policy at http:/www.smsdance/privacy.html. Your continued usage of will mean you accept those changes.

Last Update
This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 12, 2009.

Contact Information
Questions or comments regarding this privacy policy should be sent by e-mail to INFO@SMSDANCE.COM or by U.S. mail to 8018 Mesa Drive, Austin, Texas 78731, United States of America.