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Privacy Policy

We zealously guard your privacy and personal information as if it were out own. We conform to the highest standards of technological security to ensure that your confidential personal and payment information is kept secret and secure; our website and e-store are protected by 128 bit SSL Encryption native to the Shopify E-Commerce System. Also, we are fully compliant with Payment Card Industry [PCI] data security standards and all credit cards are processed through Payment Processing Incorporated, the industry leader for reliable and secure electronic payments. The Long Island Violin Shop e-commerce website is Level 1 PCI compliant.

Your email address is not shared and is securely stored in our customer records. Email and other contact information is used only for contacting you regarding your purchase, sending you tracking information, emailing you our monthly newsletter, Virtual Violins, if you choose to receive it, and e-mailing special offers and announcements from time to time. We respect your inbox, and don't want to overwhelm you with e-mails. For complete details about our privacy policy, please continue reading...


The Long Island Violin Shop is committed to safeguarding any personal data that you provide us while visiting this website and only using that data in a manner consistent with your intent when you provided it to us. You can visit this entire website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. On several forms you may provide us with limited personal data so that we can provide you with information about our services and our company, and transact business. In certain sections of our website, you may also make electronic payments to us using your credit card account information. We use industry standard security technology to protect your information. We use 128-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption when transmitting certain information, such as personal data collected on our online application and financial information on our electronic payment forms. An icon resembling a padlock is displayed on the bottom of most browsers window during SSL encrypted transactions.


If you choose to provide it to us via our website, we collect limited Personal Information in order to provide you with information about our services and our company, and if appropriate, in order to build a customer record required for us to transact business.


Your Personal Information will only be used to transact our business with you. We may contact you to inform you of sales, special events, and update you on changes. We use financial information only to perform your intended payment transactions. We do not share, sell, or lease any of your personal information to anybody for any reason. We will release information about you only if you direct us to do so or if it is required by legal order.


The personal information you provide to us will be stored securely on our servers and premises. We maintain strict physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. We restrict access to those staff members who need to know the information for the intended uses.


We respect your right to control your personal information. If you decide you do not want to receive our material at any time after you have provided The Long Island Violin Shop with your personal information, please contact us indicating your preference and we will remove your personal information from our records. In compliance with Federal law, all our e-mail newsletters have 1-click opt-out functions.


We value your privacy and the information you consent to share in relation to our SMS marketing service. We use this information to send you recurring text notifications (for your order, including product information, educational content, tips, tricks, and requests for reviews from us. By consenting to commercial messages in Long Island Violin Shop’s SMS marketing in the checkout and subscribing via our subscription tools, you agree to receive additional recurring text notifications in relation to your order, including without limitation text marketing offers, and transactional texts. Opt-in data and consent for text messaging will not be shared with any third parties except for messaging partners, for the purpose of enabling and operating our text messaging program.

Our website stores responses, purchase information, and links clicked to better personalize content we send. This information is used to determine when to send educational, product experience messages, and product recommendation messages via SMS.


We use cookies to collect certain anonymous data regarding traffic on our website and also to enable certain features of our online application and payment forms. A cookie is a small amount of data, which includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser from our website's servers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept or reject cookies, however if you reject cookies from our website, you will not be able to use certain features such as our online application.


Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site and/or to engage in marketing offsite. LIVS uses Google Re-marketing and/or other enhanced AdWords features. As per Google's terms of service, LIVS does not personally identify users by IP address, location or other personally identifiable information that connects Google statistics and programs to an individual. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on their visits to our sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.


Please check this privacy policy periodically to inform yourself about any changes. We reserve the right to modify or supplement this privacy policy at any time. If you have any questions regarding our privacy statement, the practices of this site, or any other questions regarding your experience with our web site, please contact us immediately.