Website Design........... Amy Pace
Photography.............. Sarah R. Coats, Gary Schonman
Website Content......... Carolee Rand
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Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by RW McCluskie Violins and Violas. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. We want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users from time to time, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.


Information We Gather and Track gathers two types of information about users:

Information that users provide through voluntary submissions to inquire about goods and services from McCluskie Violins and Violas and/or to sign up for our eamil newsletter.. Data collected includes names, email addresses, and possibly phone numbers or mailing addresses if provided. NO FINANCIAL DATA IS COLLECTED ON THIS WEBSITE.

Information gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help us better understand the demographics of our audience. Under no circumstances do we divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.



Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.


Usage Tracking tracks user traffic patterns throughout our site. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser). may examine, track or catalog the search terms that users enter when they Search for something related to McCluskie Violins and Violas, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better website for you.



We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.


Use of Information uses information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in the website and to provide them with information on purchasing our instruments.

We intend to implement an email newsletter to keep our friends and fans informed about McCluskie Violins & Violas and our appearances at shows and other events. Right now we are collecting email addresses for the sole purpose of sending this newsletter. When we begin sending the newsletter, only people who have selected to receive the newsletter will receive it. Recipients may choose to opt out at any time. We will not share our newsletter list with any other party.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.


Security operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.


Opt-Out Policy

We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include: Opting to contact us via US mail, or telephone, versus submitting inquiries via email or the online form we have provided.


Your Consent

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by RW McCluskie Violins and Violas. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.


RW McCluskie Violins & Violas 

Robert McCluskie, Luthier/Artist
Carolee Rand, Business Manager
PO Box 59113
Potomac, MD 20859