The ToneWay® Project: helping people play music

Privacy Policy

Last revision took place in December 2020 (huge update to reflect removal of community features)

This is the privacy policy for This is the web site of the Abbott Family, under the name (but not officially "doing business as") The ToneWay Project. Our site provides links to other web sites which are not covered under this policy.

Our postal address is:

The Abbott Family
406 Lincoln St.
Santa Cruz, CA

Information Being Collected

Information (not) automatically collected directly by us

Our web site does not automatically collect any personally identifiable information from visitors. We do use cookies to improve visitors' experience; however, these cannot be traced back to you unless you fill out a profile. (See the Cookies section below.)

Anonymous information is automatically collected by Google Analytics

Visitors to this website who have JavaScript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. This Google-run service collects the following types of information from users:

  • Type, version, and capabilities of the user agent (web browser) being used (including Flash and JavaScript support)
  • Type of operating system installed
  • Network location and IP address
    • Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
    • Hostname
    • Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
  • Time of visit
  • Pages visited, and time spent on each page
  • Referring site statistics:
    • The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website, if any
    • Search engine query used (if visitor is coming from a search engine like Google)

Google Analytics data is shared with Google. For more information on Google's Privacy Policies, visit:

We use this information only as anonymous aggregate data to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help me make the site more useful. We do not use it to track or record information about individuals.

Changes to this policy

If this policy is updated in the future, we will post these changes and update the revision date on this page. If changes are made that will greatly affect our customers, we will contact you if possible.

Concerns regarding your privacy

If you have any additional questions that were not resolved by this privacy statement, please contact us so we can answer them for you.