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Privacy Policy

Jazz Outreach Initiative (JOI) is committed to protecting your privacy and security. Accordingly, this website is subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy.


The Privacy Policy provides the following information:

  • Information Submitted By Users

  • Children

  • Cookies

  • Site Monitoring

  • Security

Please note that although this website may offer links to other websites of interest, JOI disclaims any responsibility for their content, accuracy or services, and cannot vouch for their information practices. Once a link takes a user outside of the JOI website, the user is subject to the terms and conditions of such site.

If you have questions or comments about the Privacy Policy, please use the contact form located at -


INFORMATION SHARED ON JOI WEBSITE provides visitors with opportunities to share their opinions with JOI. For most of this activity, visitors must provide their name, address, and email. Additional information about themselves such age and gender is optional.

Visitors may also associate accounts with their Facebook accounts. A Facebook-linked account makes it easier for visitors log in while providing an additional level of identification validation. receives only the Facebook account’s name and email address. No information or activity is sent to Facebook.


Site visitors can do things such as:

  • Make donations online

  • Sign up to receive updates

  • Sign up to volunteer

  • Send a "contact us" message with a comment or suggestion


This information is shared with JOI's directors. Information provided by visitors to this website is not shared with any third parties outside of the Jazz Outreach Initiative except under the following exceptional circumstances:

  1. In order to comply with a court order, authorized law enforcement request or subpoena

  2. In order to protect the health and/or safety of the public in an emergency situation


This website is intended to facilitate effective and efficient communication between members of the public and the Jazz Outreach Initiative and to carry out JOI's mission as a charitable and educational organization. JOI's directors and volunteers use the information shared by website members to better understand the interests of site visitors. They may also use the messaging system to communicate with site visitors by email and postal mail.


CHILDREN complies with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), and does not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under the age of 13.


A cookie is a tiny piece of data stored by a user's browser that helps a website or service recognize a user's unique computer. A user can remove or block cookies by changing the privacy settings on the Web browser.

‘Session Cookies’ are utilized by websites to personalize a user’s experience. Session cookies expire in a short period of time or when a browser window closes.

‘Persistent Cookies’ are utilized by websites to personalize a user’s experience from session to session. uses Persistent Cookies for users who create accounts with the website. Where possible, JOI seeks to create options which allow a user access to the same content without Persistent Cookies.


JOI's web hosting vendor,, may log (a) locations of computers or networks, otherwise known as ‘Internet protocol addresses’ or ‘IP addresses’, and/or (b) web traffic data, in order to analyze visitor trends regarding this website.


We take reasonable precautions to protect our site and information collected on Access to personally identifiable information is restricted to JOI's directors and volunteers as well as vendors and contractors that help support JOI in a technical capacity.

Security best practices are to protect the information in our possession or control, along with itself. These practices include, but are not limited to: encrypting the transfer of personal information over the internet via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), using high-strength firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS) to safeguard personal information, and maintaining strict technical controls and procedures to ensure the integrity of all data on

We periodically review our processes and systems to verify compliance with industry best practices and to ensure the highest level of security for our website.

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