Privacy Policy

Who We Are

The Advocates for Music & Music Education Association (AMMEA) is a NPO that Supports, Educates, and Preserves Music in the State of South Carolina.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to cultivate, support, and enhance Music and Music Education in the state of South Carolina through fostering academic partnerships, professional learning opportunities, and resources for classrooms.


Our purposes is to organized are to support, educate and preserve the appreciation and enhancement of music and music education in the State of South Carolina within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The purpose of this corporation shall be the advancement of music and music education, and in specific furtherance thereof.

1.To promote and encourage a continuing interest in Music and Music Education by providing resources to students

2. To provide financial assistance to music programs in secondary schools that display financial need 

3. To develop a close academic relationship with collegiate level music programs in South Carolina

Advocates for Music and Music Education
1550 Middleton Street P.0. Box 411 
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29116   

Our website address is

Questions about Membership please email us at All additional questions please email us at  

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This website will collect information from users and site visitors. This may include personal data, such as name, email address, personal account preferences; transactional data, such as purchase information; and technical data, such as information about cookies.

The basis for your data collection and retention or the active consent of information collected is for use with WordPress or MemberPress user’s interactions with your site. Personal data is also generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party embedded interactions with this website.

WordPress or MemberPress may collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile, User Registration, Surveys, and Poll screens. In addition, some of this website’s plugins, third party embedded interactions, and the User’s Internet Service Providers may collect personal data.


When visitors leave comments on this website. A digital footprint of data that could be shown is the User’s comments, the visitor’s IP address, and User Agent String to help spam detection/protection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After submission of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website may be able to download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you use a contact form and plugin, users please note what personal data is submitted when filling out a contact form. For example, contact form submissions may request users full name, email addresses, and phone numbers for a period of time for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks or until browser history is cleared. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles and Comments on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites may not behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


By default this website does not collect any analytics data. However, many web hosting accounts collect some anonymous analytics data. User’s browser may also have this feature installed that may collect and, provide analytics services to the browser creators or third party collecting agents.

Who we share your data with

This website does not share any personal data with any third party persons, businesses, and or organizations.

How long we retain your data

While it is your responsibility to govern all interactions while using this website. Some of your data is kept each dataset to keep contact form entries for a year, analytics records for a year, and customer purchase records indefinitely.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username and membership status). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this website, or have left comments, upon written request you can receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. Upon written request, you can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

We do not send or share your data outside the United States. Your data is safeguarded to this organization’s database. This could include your web hosting, cloud storage, or other third party services.

Data protection law requires data about residents of the United States transferred outside the United States to be safeguarded to the same standards as if the data was in the United States. We ensure you that these standards are met either by this organization, third party service providers, whether that is through an agreement such as Privacy Shield, model clauses in contracts, or binding corporate rules. User’s comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

If you should have privacy-specific concerns please contact us using the website’s contact form.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect information about you during the signup process as well as some basic activities such as the dates you make purchases, login to the site, or cancel/pause/resume your subscriptions with us.

What we collect and store

When you subscribe with us, we’ll ask you to provide an email address. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • — Send you information about your account and subscriptions. This may include payment receipts, password reset emails, and payment reminders.
  • — Create your membership account
  • — Order information such as your membership subscriptions, payment dates and amounts, and username / email address.
  • Any additional information added in your Member Profile can also be visible to the Administrator(s).