Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by Ryan Byrne d/b/a/ Music Lessons West (hereinafter referred to as “MLW”). MLW is an independent contractor providing music instruction services for Allied Music Instructors, LLC DBA Knoxville Academy of Music (hereinafter referred to as “KAM”).  MLW/KAM can be contacted by mail at 11230 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934, by phone at 865-675-1655 or by e-mail at

The following policies apply to,,, and other MLW affiliated sites as well as partner sites such as and other KAM affiliated sites (collectively referred to hereinafter as “MLW/KAM Sites”.

Collection of Personal Information

MLW/KAM may collect and/or track (1) the home server domain names, e-mail addresses, type of client computer, and type of Web browser of visitors to MLW/KAM Sites, (2) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with MLW/KAM via e-mail, (3) information that you voluntarily provide such as your name, address, phone number, place of birth, date of birth, nationality, gender, educational and work experience, and e-mail address and (4) user-specific information on what pages visitors access.

MLW/KAM may place an Internet cookie on a visitor’s hard drive.  The Internet cookie may save some or all of the following information: the visitor’s name, email address, screen preferences, the pages of our website viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor.  Internet cookies never store payment information, dollar amounts, or any transaction data.  Internet cookies are stored on the visitor’s hard drive and are not stored, in any form, by MLW/KAM.  Visitors may decline the Internet cookie by using the appropriate feature of their web client software, if available.

From time to time, MLW/KAM may conduct various contests, sweepstakes, or other special offers.  To the extent visitors choose to participate in a contest, sweepstakes, or special offer (“Promotions”) through MLW/KAM Sites, MLW/KAM may ask participants to submit certain personal identifying information, such as the participant’s name, address, age and other information in connection with that offering.  This information may be used to contact the participant or to provide the participant or other users with a more personalized service going forward. The information collected from Promotions shall be processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Use of Personal Data Collected

Personal data collected by MLW/KAM may be used by MLW/KAM for editorial and feedback purposes, for marketing and promotional purposes, for a statistical analysis of users’ behavior, for service development, for content improvement, and to customize content and layout of MLW/KAM Sites.  MLW/KAM may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, to offer you other programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.  Data on visitors’ home servers may be aggregated for internal review and then discarded.  Names, postal and e-mail addresses, and phone numbers collected may be added to MLW/KAM databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding MLW/KAM Sites updates, new services or upcoming events.

Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

MLW/KAM will not obtain visitor’s consent before sharing or otherwise disclosing data to third parties.  MLW/KAM will only disclose to third parties information knowingly and voluntarily disclosed by visitors.  MLW/KAM may use or disclose the information you provide about yourself to our contractors, agents and suppliers to fulfill your requests for our services or in connection with the operation of MLW/KAM Sites or any Promotions.  We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena.  We also may disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request.

Opt-Out Page

Visitors may opt out of having their personal information collected by MLW/KAM, used by MLW/KAM for secondary purposes, disclosed to third parties or used by MLW/KAM or third parties to send promotional correspondences to the visitor, by contacting KAM at

Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data

Upon request via postal mail, e-mail, or phone, MLW/KAM will provide to visitors a summary of any personal information retained by MLW/KAM regarding the visitor.  Visitors may modify, correct, change, or update their personal record or cause their personal record to be removed from MLW/KAM’s databases. MLW/KAM will only send personal records to the e-mail address on file for the visitor name associated with it.

MLW/KAM’s Right to Contact User

MLW/KAM reserves the right to contact site visitors regarding this Privacy Policy, or any other policies or agreements relevant to site visitors.

MLW/KAM’s Right to Change Privacy Policy

MLW/KAM reserves the right to change this policy at any time.  It is your responsibility to check the policy for any changes.

Collection of Personal Data from Children

MLW/KAM Sites are not intended for persons under the age of 18. MLW/KAM does not solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 and, without the written consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian, will not knowingly collect, post or distribute information from any child under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without the written consent of that child’s parent or legal guardian, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. Parents of children under the age of 13 have the option of consenting to the collection and use of the child’s information without consenting to the disclosure of such information to third parties. In any event, we will not disclose such information to third parties unless they are under an obligation of confidentiality. If the parent or legal guardian consents, we may collect the child’s name, email address gender, date of birth, instruments played, and musical preferences directly from the child or his/her parent. We will use the information for purposes of tailoring curriculum to our students needs and interests, and for internal customer analysis/insights related work and will collect only such information as is reasonably necessary for those purposes. Consenting parents may, by sending an email to us at, review the information we have collected from his/her child, withdraw his/her consent to any further collection or use of the information, and ask that we delete the information we have collected.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 7/21/2019