Brook Fine Arts Academy (referred to herein as “Brook,” "Brook Fine Arts," "BFAA," or “we,” “us,” “our” and other similar pronouns) cares about your privacy. This privacy policy (the “Policy”) shall apply to all of BFAA's websites and mobile applications from which this Policy is accessible (each, a “Website" and collectively, the “Websites”). We created this Policy to explain the type of information we collect, how we will use, disclose and protect this information once it is collected, and how you can opt-out of some of our uses and disclosures of your information.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using this Website. By using this Website in any manner (whether in an automated fashion (including, without limitation, through a software tool, spider, bot, or agent) or otherwise), your actions constitute an act of acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, this Policy. This Policy is incorporated into the Terms of Use (the “Terms of Use”), available here, by reference, and your access to and use of this Website are governed by this Policy and the Terms of Use.

Here are a few general principles to keep in mind as you read through this Policy:

  • We may share your Personal Information (as defined herein) with third parties for third party marketing purposes. You can elect for us not to do so by emailing us at . To find out more about your opt-out rights, see the Section below.
  • If you are located outside of the United States, you should know that the information you provide to us is being transmitted to us and processed in the United States and will be protected subject to this Policy and United States laws, which may not be as protective as the laws in your country. By using this website, you agree to any cookies that may be placed on your browser or device.

Third Party Websites, Applications, and Tools

Brook Fine Arts Academy works with a variety of third party businesses to collect and manage information provided from, and provide services to prospective students, applicants, current students, parents/guardians of students, purchasers and consumers of our digital products, employers and other site users. As part of these services, certain companies operate websites or online features on behalf of Brook Fine Arts Academy and may display BFAA's name, logo or other information on their sites. These sites are not owned or controlled by BFAA, and this Policy does not govern these sites. These organizations have their own privacy policies which explain how they will use, protect and share your information, and we encourage you to read them. We have included links to some of these third party privacy policies below.

  • Email Marketing: Our email marketing efforts and campaigns are hosted by and controlled through Hubspot. Their privacy policy can be found here.
  • Web Hosting: Our website is hosted through Webflow and data you submit on this site is subject to be viewed and used by Webflow. Their privacy policy can be found here.
  • Online Payments: Any online payment made on this site may be processed through Stripe. Their privacy policy can be found here.

What Information is Collected on This Website?

Information You Provide to Us

“Personal Information” is information that can be used to identify you as an individual or allow someone to contact you. We may collect Personal Information such as your name, date of birth, postal addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, photograph, gender, donation information, credit card and other payment information, purchase, site browsing and transaction history, social security number, year you plan to begin study, current grade, other demographic information, interests and any other information you provide to us online. For example, we collect Personal Information when you conduct a transaction on this Website, fill out an application via this Website or our partner’s site, register for information about our digital products, create an alumni, student, or other account on this Website, sign up for our newsletters, make a donation, make online purchases of products or tickets to events, complete any quizzes or surveys, or submit a comment or question to us by email or by the “contact admissions” feature, or similar feature on this Website. We may also collect additional Personal Information contributed by you, if we provide you with the capability to upload a photo or contribute to a blog, wiki or other social forum on this Website.

Information Gathered Automatically

When you visit a Website, some information is automatically collected by us. For example, our servers automatically collect your IP address when you visit this Website, and we may associate that with your domain name or that of your Internet access provider. We receive data from or about the computer and/or mobile device that you use to access and/or install the Website, including data about the computer’s or mobile device’s operating system and the browser used to access the Website. We may also capture certain “clickstream data” pertaining to your site usage (such information referred to as “Website Usage Information”). Clickstream data includes, for example, information about your computer or mobile device, web browser and operating system and their settings, the referring page that linked you to the Website, the pages, content or ads, to the extent ads have been included on the Website, that you see or click on during your visit and when and for how long you do so, items you download, the next website you visit when you leave the Website, and any search terms you have entered on the Website or a referral site. We may record your interactions with the Website, view any information that you may enter into the Website’s fields and create video recordings of your user session. Such video recordings capture your interactions with the Website (such as the movements of your cursor, the pages of the Website you visit and any information you may enter into the Website’s fields). Such video recordings do not capture your interactions with other websites or your interactions with your computer or mobile device that are unrelated to the Website.

How is Your Information Used?

We and our service providers may use the information we collect from and about you to perform a variety of functions, including the following:

  • enabling users to use this Website and its features
  • processing and fulfilling your transactions online
  • developing new offerings, including mobile apps and other interactive products
  • administering our Websites and your student, teacher, parent or other account with us
  • responding to your requests, questions, and concerns
  • market research
  • informing users about the availability of new features and offerings
  • facilitating the provision of software updates and product support for applications and programs
  • informing users of the availability of camps, shows, and other events.
  • sending you marketing and other communications, including information about our and others particular programs, services, events, and products that we think might be of interest to you
  • protecting our rights and property
  • to prevent fraud
  • displaying ads to you on our Website or other websites pertaining to your interests and history with us
  • customizing our Website to your interests and history with us
  • other purposes disclosed when Personal Information is submitted to us

We may match information collected from you through different means or at different times, including both Personal Information and Website Usage Information, and use such information along with information obtained from other sources (including third parties) as described above. We or our service providers may also use your information to assess the level of interest in, and use of, our digital products, Websites, our emails and our other messaging campaigns both on an individual basis and in the aggregate.

Do We Share Personal Information and Website Usage with Others?

Yes. We may share the information we collect on this Website with others for a variety of reasons. In addition to the kinds of information sharing you might expect, such as sharing within BFAA and with third parties who need your information in order to provide services to us (or on our behalf), and sharing what you voluntarily post to public areas on this Website with other Website users, we may share your information:

  • with our affiliates and other third parties for their marketing and other purposes, unless you tell us not to by following the instructions in the 'Manage Personal Information' section of this Policy
  • with our co-sponsor(s) if we obtain your information in connection with a contest, offering, or other promotional activity that is jointly offered by us and any third parties, unless you instruct us not to by following the instructions in the 'Manage Personal Information' section of this Policy
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or respond to a government, judicial or other legal request, or to comply with the law
  • in connection with a corporate change or dissolution, including for example a merger, acquisition, reorganization, consolidation, bankruptcy, liquidation, sale of assets or wind down of business

In addition, we may share non-personally identifiable Website Usage Information (including aggregate data) with others for their own use, in a form that does not include your name or contact information.

Furthermore, when you use our Websites, certain information you post or share, such as comments, or other content or information, may be accessible to faculty, staff, and other users of the Website. If such portion of the Website is only available to you as a BFAA student, parent of student, or teacher, only other users who are also able to log in to such portion of the Website will have access to information you post or share there.

For teachers of BFAA, the information you share as a teacher may be made publicly available on the BFAA online teacher directory at https://www.brookfinearts.com/about-us/our-teachers. You are given the opportunity to opt out of the online teacher directory at any time by contacting BFAA directly through the 'Contact Us' portion of this page. You may opt out of being listed on the online teacher directory by contacting BFAA directly. Teachers will only be listed on the online teacher directory so long as they are actively teaching at BFAA. When a teacher no longer has students or does not teach any lessons, classes, camps, or other educational activities/groups, that teacher will be removed from the online teacher directory. Teachers who choose to be included in the public online teacher directory understand that the personal information they provide to BFAA for the purpose of inclusion in the online teacher directory shall be made publicly available on the BFAA website at https://www.brookfinearts.com and BFAA shall not be liable for any potential damages associated with the public sharing of such information.

Manage Personal Information

As a data subject, you have a number of rights. You can:

  • access and obtain a copy of your data.
  • require BFAA to change incorrect or incomplete data.
  • require BFAA to delete or stop processing your data, for example, where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing.
  • object to the processing of your data in certain circumstances.
  • ask BFAA to stop processing data for a period if data is inaccurate or there is a dispute about whether or not your interests override the school's legitimate grounds for processing data.
  • withdraw your consent at any time, where we have requested and obtained your consent.
  • Consent that can be withdrawn includes, but is not limited to, email marketing, SMS marketing, phone calls, and promotional letters and mail through the U.S. Postal Service.

Where our lawful basis is consent or performance of a contract, we will allow portability of your data. If you have privacy concerns, have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, or would like to access the personal information that BFAA maintains about you, please contact us at music@brookfinearts.com.

Social Networking

We maintain a presence on several social networking and blogging platforms, including, without limitation, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram, and we also incorporate some third party social networking features onto our Websites. Through these platforms and features, as well as additional platforms and features, whether now known or hereafter developed, we may receive some Personal Information and some Website Usage Information about you, and this Policy applies to the information that we collect through such platforms. However, such third party social networking platforms and blogging platforms have their own privacy policies which explain how they will use, protect and share your information, including any information you share on those platforms through our Websites, and we encourage you to read them.

Text Messaging

By submitting your mobile phone number, you consent for BFAA to send text messages (“Text Messaging”) about BFAA to the mobile device associated with that number through any mechanism (including through an automatic system), , including, but not limited to, messages to students in regarding lesson scheduling and messages during an emergency. Message and data rates may apply. Consent is not required to purchase goods or services from BFAA. You may not consent on behalf of someone else or provide someone else’s phone number. We will use any information we collect in connection with our Text Messaging in accordance with this Policy.

You will have the ability to opt out of receiving text messages by following the instructions in the text message you receive.


While we endeavor to protect the security and integrity of sensitive Personal Information collected via our Websites, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that any information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. If you correspond with us by email, text message, or any other form of online communication, you should be aware that your transmission might not be secure. A third party could view the information you send in transit by such means. We will have no liability for disclosure of your information due to errors or unauthorized acts of third parties during or after transmission.

If you create a student account or any other type of account on this Website, you are responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your account password, and you shall be responsible for any activity that occurs using your account credentials, whether or not you authorized such activity. Please notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security.

If we believe that the security of your Personal Information in our care may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you of that development. If a notification is appropriate, we will endeavor to notify you as promptly as possible under the circumstances. If we have your email address, we may notify you by email. You consent to our use of email as a means of such notification. If you prefer for us to use the U.S. Postal Service to notify you in this situation, please email us at music@brookfinearts.com.

"Linked-To" Websites

This Website may contain links, banners, advertisements or other features that lead to other websites, including sites from which you may obtain our mobile applications. We are not responsible for these other sites and their privacy practices, and their privacy policy, and not this one, will govern the collection of your information on those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of each website visited after leaving this Website to learn about how your information is treated by others.


While BFAA offers programs for children, and provides information about those programs on this Website, this Website is intended solely for users who are thirteen (13) years of age or older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from Users under thirteen (13) without prior verified parental consent. If you are under the age of thirteen (13), please do not provide Personal Information of any kind whatsoever.

Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right to change this Policy from time to time, and such changes will be effective with respect to this Website immediately upon posting on this Website. We will notify you of material changes to this Policy by other means, including, for example, by posting the revised Policy with the date it was revised on this page or by email. We encourage you to periodically review this Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the information we collect.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy practices, please contact us. You may contact us through our email at music@brookfinearts.com, or through any means listed on our contact page at https://www.brookfinearts.com/about-us/contact-us.