Last revised on September 21, 2016
Your Privacy Matters
ProMusicDB is a membership organization that provides music professionals with a digital platform to capture, curate, and maintain accurate music credits, metadata, and digital artifacts.
Our mission as a membership organization is to provide a technology platform for music professionals to centralize their music credits and digital archives online.
You are entering into a legal agreement and you agree to all of these terms.
You, the user, agree that by clicking “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (including our related mobile apps, developer platforms, premium services, or any content or information provided as part of these services, collectively, “Services”), you are entering into a legally binding agreement (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). Your agreement is with ProMusicDB, Inc. (“ProMusicDB” or “we”).
Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Agreement applies to both.
Maintaining your trust is our top priority.
We adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:
2. What information we collect
2.1. Data Controllers
We collect information when you use our Services to offer you a personalized and relevant experience. The personal information provided to or collected by our Services is controlled by us.
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
When you create an account with us, we collect information (including your name, email address, and password).
We collect information when you fill out a profile.
2.3. Profile Information
After you create an account, you may choose to provide or import additional information on your ProMusicDB profile, such as memberships, authority control, birthdate, reference links, bandaffiliations , musical credits, sound recordings, photographs, original music work, related professionals, and related organizations.
Subject to the settings you choose, the visibility of various information may be restricted. In some cases, connections may provide recommendations and endorsements of you.
Providing additional information enables you to derive more benefit from our Services by helping you accurately portray, verify, and promote your professional contributions.
We may use your profile information to generate a unique identifier that encodes your unique characteristics. Your ProMusicDB identifier can be provided to other entities and used to verify your identity and/or contributions.
Band Profile Pages and URLs. Only current members of ProMusicDB in good standing with an existing individual ProMusicDB Profile may request to create a Band Profile and corresponding URL. Your request is subject to further terms and conditions that may delay our providing those Services to you, and may include additional payments and/or actions on your part before your request is approved. ProMusicDB has sole approval of and discretion over the creation and the use of Band Profiles.
We collect information when you sync non-ProMusicDB content – like content from Third Party Sources.
You can remove any synced information whenever you like.
2.4. Services That Sync with ProMusicDB
We collect information when you contact us for customer support.
2.5. Customer Service
We collect information when you use our Services and interact with advertising on and off our Services.
2.6. Using the ProMusicDB Sites and Applications
We collect information when you use (whether as a Member or a Visitor) our websites, applications, our platform technology, or other Services.
If you are logged in on ProMusicDB.org or another associated Service, or one of our cookies on your device identifies you, your usage information and the log data described in Section 2.8 of this policy, such as your IP address, will be associated by us with your account. Even if you’re not logged into a Service, we log information about devices used to access our Services, including IP addresses.
We collect information from the devices and networks that you use to access our Services.
2.8. Log Files, IP Addresses, and Information About Your Computer and Mobile Device
When you visit or leave our Services (whether as a Member or Visitor) by clicking a hyperlink or when you view a third party site that includes our plugin or cookies (or similar technology), we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed.
Also, advertisers receive the URL of the page that you are on when you click an ad on or through our Services.
We also receive the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your computer operating system details, your type of web browser, your mobile device (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), your mobile operating system (if you are accessing ProMusicDB using a mobile device), and the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier.
We may also receive location data passed to us from third party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up, which we use to show you local information (for example, Pulse articles about your area or jobs postings in your location) on our mobile applications and for fraud prevention and security purposes. Most mobile devices allow you to prevent real time location data being sent to us, and of course we will honor your settings.
We are constantly innovating to improve our Services, which means we may create new ways to collect information on the Services.
3. How we use your personal information
You acknowledge that information you provide on your profile may, depending on its visibility setting, be seen by others and used by us as described in this User Agreement.
3.1. Consent to ProMusicDB Processing Information About You
We communicate with you using various messaging channels.
3.2. ProMusicDB Communications
We may send you messages relating to the availability of the Services, security, or other service-related issues. With your consent, we also may send promotional messages. You can change your notification settings at any time.
We may communicate with you through email, notices posted on the ProMusicDB websites or apps, and other means available through the Services, including mobile text messages and push notifications.
We use the information and content you provide to us to conduct research and development and to customize your experience and try to make it relevant and useful to you.
3.3. Service Development; Customized Experience
We use information and content that you and other Members provide to us to conduct research and development for the improvement of our Services in order to provide you and other Members and Visitors with a better, more intuitive experience and drive membership growth and engagement on our Services and to help connect professionals to economic opportunity.
We also customize your experience and the experiences of others on our Services. For example, when you sign in to your account, we may display the names and photos of new Members who have recently joined your network or recent updates from your connections and companies you follow. We try to show you content, such as news and presentations, that is relevant to you, your industry, or your profession. We also use Members information and content for invitations and communications promoting our Services that are tailored to the recipient.
We may share your information with ProMusicDB entities and vendors.
3.4. Sharing Information with Affiliates
We may share your personal information with our affiliates, such as vendors and entities controlled by, controlling or under common control with ProMusicDB as reasonably necessary to provide the Services. You are consenting to this sharing.
We may combine information internally across different Services to provide various functionality. We may be able to identify you across different Services using cookies or similar technologies.
Any information you put on your profile and any content you post on ProMusicDB may be seen by others.
3.5. Sharing Information with Third Parties
We don’t provide any of your non-public information (like your email address) to third parties without your consent, unless required by law, or as described in Sections 2.6 and 2.14 of this Policy.
If public, eventually other people may find your ProMusicDB profile information through search engines. You can choose which parts of your public profile are accessible to public search engines in your settings.
The visibility of your professional profile to other Members depends on your visibility settings, which you may access in your account.
We will not disclose personal information that is not published to your profile or generated through engagement with our other services, except to carry out your instructions (for example, to process payment information) or unless we have your separate consent, unless we have a good faith belief that disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to:
In the future, you may opt to bind any of your Service accounts to your Twitter, Facebook or other similar account, you can share content from our Services to these third party services, in accordance with your account settings (which you may change at any time) and respective policies of these third parties.
Further, we may allow third parties to look-up profile information (subject to your privacy settings) using your email address or first and last name information through a forthcoming profile API.
Our Services help you search for other Members and bands.
You can search for Members, information about bands, and other related information on our Services. We use personal information from our Services, including Member profiles, to inform and refine our search service.
3.7. Compliance with Legal Process and Other Disclosures
We may disclose your personal information if compelled by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to enforce our User Agreement.
It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a Member or Visitor when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process, whether in the United States, Ireland, or other jurisdictions, or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce the User Agreement, investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Service; or (3) exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of ProMusicDB, our Members, personnel, or others.
We attempt to notify Members about legal demands for their personal information when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. In light of our principles, we may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but do not commit to challenge every demand.
3.8. Disclosures to Others as the Result of a Change in Control or Sale of ProMusicDB Corporation
We may employ third parties to help us with the Services.
3.9. Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals, such as vendors, to facilitate our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, marketing and development). These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to ProMusicDB not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
We may process your information outside the country where you live.
3.10 Data Processing Outside Your Country
We may transfer your information and process it outside your country of residence, wherever ProMusicDB, its affiliates and service providers operate.
4. Your Choices & Obligations
You can change your ProMusicDB information at any time.
You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account.
4.1. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing Your Account
You have a right to (1) access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by ProMusicDB regarding your profile, (2) change or remove your content, and (3) close your account. You can request your personal information that is not viewable on your profile or readily accessible to you (for example, your IP access logs) via the contact information listed below. Notwithstanding your ability to manage your personal information, ProMusicDB reserves the right to augment your personal information to correct errors and/or discrepancies, remove unlawful or inappropriate content, and/or preserve deletions for archival purposes. Also, if you close your account, you will become an emeritus member having emeritus status and your personal information may be archived or deleted as outlined in this User Agreement, particularly in Section 4.2.
We keep your information for as long as your account is active or as needed.
4.2. Data Retention
We may keep certain information even after you close your account if it is necessary to preserve an archive of your profile or aspects of your profile for posterity in accordance with our mission, comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this agreement. After closure of an account, any retained personal information will have emeritus status and may be available should you wish to reinstate your account at a later time.
We may retain personal information, for a limited period of time, if requested by law enforcement. Our Customer Service may retain information for as long as is necessary to provide support-related reporting and trend analysis only.
5. Important Information
You have to meet ProMusicDB’s minimum age requirements to create an account.
5.1. Minimum Age
As described in Section 2.1 of the User Agreement, persons must be of Minimum Age to use ProMusicDB.
We don’t share any of your personal information with third parties for direct marketing.
5.3. California's Shine the Light Law
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge. Under Section 1798.83, we currently do not share any personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
We take privacy and security seriously and have enabled HTTPS access to our site, in addition to existing SSL access over mobile devices.
Also, please know that the Internet is not a secure environment, so be careful and select strong passwords.
We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on our Services is password-protected, and data such as credit card information is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Services.
Despite our security safeguards, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Members may not be encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.
6. How To Contact Us
If you want to contact us, you can do so as follows:
By email at [email protected],
OR BY MAIL at:
5627 Kanan Rd. #115, Agoura Hills, CA 91301