Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to https:///www.musicgrotto.com and Music Grotto and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Music Grotto include https:///www.musicgrotto.com. The Music Grotto website is a news and information site. By using the Music Grotto website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy

Google Analytics tracking is used on this site to analyze and assist in optimization of and for website traffic.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Music Grotto may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

– First and Last Name

– Mailing Address

– E-mail Address

Music Grotto may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:

– Age

– Gender

– Race

– Religion

– Political Affiliation

– Household Income

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Music Grotto’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information

Music Grotto collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Music Grotto may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Music Grotto and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Music Grotto may sell, rent, or lease customer information to third parties for the following reasons:

For the promotion of third party services to interested consumers.

Music Grotto may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. Music Grotto may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Music Grotto, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Music Grotto may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Music Grotto or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Music Grotto; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Music Grotto, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

Music Grotto may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Music Grotto, in order to determine what Music Grotto services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Music Grotto to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.


Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Music Grotto. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Music Grotto website.

Use of Cookies

The Music Grotto website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Music Grotto pages, or register with Music Grotto site or services, a cookie helps Music Grotto to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Music Grotto website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Music Grotto features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Music Grotto services or websites you visit.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your Personal Information

Music Grotto secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Music Grotto uses the following methods for this purpose:

– SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

Music Grotto does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from third-party partners of Music Grotto by contacting us here:

– Web page: https://www.musicgrotto.com/contact/

– Email: james.croad@musicgrotto.com

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Music Grotto may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Music Grotto or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Music Grotto, you may opt out of such communications by Clicking on the unsubscribe button or replying “Unsubscribe” by email..

External Data Storage Sites

We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.

Changes to this Statement

Music Grotto reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

Music Grotto welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Music Grotto has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Music Grotto at:

Music Grotto

4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd., #236

Portland, Oregon 97214-5246

Email Address:



Effective as of May 23rd, 2022