Privacy Policy


The effective date of this policy as posted is June 18, 2013

Rethink Music respects your information. Because we gather certain types of information when you communicate with us, we believe you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the information we capture and the use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the type of information we capture about our customers, how we use it to communicate with our customers, and how you can request to no longer receive communications from Rethink Music.

Information and Use

Two primary types of information are gathered:

  1. Financial Information is payment information used for or gathered during a registration process and includes, but is not limited to, credit card numbers, financial institutions, and expiration dates. This information is not used for any purpose other than that for which it is being provided to us, and is used only to the extent necessary for processing the transaction or to facilitate future transactions.
  2. Professional Information includes, but is not limited to, name, address, company name, company address, phone number, fax number, and email address, as well as questions answered on survey or registration forms. Data captured during a visit to the Rethink Music web site, as well as during a visit to a Rethink Music event is also considered professional information and may also be stored in our database for our internal use. Professional information may be, upon the consent of Rethink Music, shared on a need basis with other organizations for the purpose of facilitating business relationships.  Rethink Music may also have to disclose Professional Information to comply with applicable law and/or court injunction, and to compel respect of rights, property and safety.

Opting Out

Rethink Music will accept, implement and maintain any customer request to opt out of future communication from Rethink Music, Berklee, midem, or a third party to whom Rethink Music provided the information. If you would like to opt out of communications you are receiving from Rethink Music, Berklee, midem, or a third party contacting you on behalf of Rethink Music, please email us at


This site utilizes a secure server to protect your financial and professional information. Secure server software is used to encrypt the information sent between your Internet browser and our Internet site. This ensures the security of your professional and financial transaction details when using the site. We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you have given to us and may, on occasion, request proof of identity before we disclose any professional information to you.

Method of Transaction Security

Products of Rethink Music use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to safeguard customer information during online transactions. SSL encryption is the generally accepted method of transaction security in online ordering.


A "cookie" is a bit of data sent by a website through the browser to the computer of the user visiting the site, and enables the site to return the results the browser expects. The Rethink Music website uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to its websites are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to provide a visitor's browser with information tailored to the visitor's preferences and needs. We use permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor's computer after the visitor leaves the Rethink Music website. However, our cookies neither reveal nor contain any identifying or personal data. Cookies also cannot read any information on a visitor's computer or interact with other cookies on the visitor's hard drive.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser's settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent our website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilize fully all of the site's features and information.

Policy Changes

Rethink Music reserves the right to review and change this Policy. Policy changes may be made without prior notice to existing customers. Policy revisions only apply to information gathered as of the effective date of the revised policy, unless we give you notice and choice as to the changes in use, in which case all information is subject to the new policy.

Review and Correction of Customer Information or Other Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about your customer information or your request to opt-out of communications from Rethink Music, Berklee, midem, or its third party partners, or if you would like to review the information we’ve collected about you and to exercise your right of access, rectify or object to the personal data relating to you, in accordance with the applicable European and French law (You may thereby require any information concerning yourself which would be untrue, incomplete, and ambiguous or obsolete, to be modified, completed, clarified, updated or deleted), please call or write our Privacy Administrator:

Rethink Music
Berklee College of Music
Privacy Administrator/Database Dept
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215