Effective date: 01/01/2023
By using Musicosinc, you are consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Notice.
Personal Data means any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Services or from the Services infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
The User is the individual using our Services. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
We collect several different types of Personal Data for various purposes to provide and improve our Services to you. We process this information pursuant to our legitimate interest in providing you the Services and the best user experience on our Sites, as well as where necessary to perform any contract between you and us.
Personal Data we collect will be apparent by the context of the page, and may include, but is not limited to the following:
When you register for an account, we collect your first and last name, email address, telephone number and your password. We may also collect your payment and financial information such as your PayPal email address or billing address.
You may choose to add information to your profile on Musicosinc, which may be made public. Such information may include your username, the city or country you live in, profile photo, links to your music recordings and social media profiles.
When you communicate with us or other Users through the Sites and Services or otherwise communicate with us by email, we collect information about the communication and any other information you provide in your response.
In addition to the uses described below, we may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Services or when you access the Services by or through a mobile device ("Usage Data").
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Services that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Services by or through a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. Usage Data helps us recognize you as well as provide personalized content and advertising across all of your devices.
We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so ("Location Data"). We use this data to provide features of our Services, to improve and customize our Services.
You can enable or disable location services when you use our Services at any time, through your device settings.
When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically, such as the activity on our Services, through cookies or similar tracking technologies.
When you visit a website that has integrated a Musicosinc Widget, we may receive certain information about you, such as the website you visited. The website containing the widget may also receive this information about you. The widget may be used to stream music and purchase music licenses.
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience on our website. We use the collected data for various purposes including:
Musicosinc may also use personal information for other business purposes, including the following: (i) perform accounting, audits and other internal functions; (ii) compliance with our legal obligations or to assert or defend a legal claim; (iii) general business administration; (iv) processing employment applications; and (v) systems and data security.
In addition, if we feel that a user abuses the Musicosinc.com site in any way, we reserve the right to use and share certain information with third parties. Abuses include (but are not limited to) possible copyright infringement, possible libel and slander, and possible fraudulent or illegal activity.
Musicosinc does not rent, or trade your personal information with unaffiliated third parties. We share your Personal Data with the entities listed below.
When one or more of our business partners co-sponsor a service, promotion and/or contest, we may share some or all of the information collected in connection with such service, promotion or contest with the co-sponsor(s). If you do not want your information to be shared, you will be able to choose not to allow the transfer by not using or signing up for that particular service, promotion or contest.
Any information in your profile will be accessible by other Users of the Sites and Services. If you listen to any music recordings uploaded by another User, the fact that you have listened to those recordings will be shared with that User. Similarly, if you comment on a user’s profile, all Users will be able to see your comment.
If you share our content through social media, for example by liking us on Facebook, following or tweeting about us on Twitter, or giving us a '+1' via Google Plus, those social networks will record that you have done so and may set a cookie for this purpose.
In some cases, where a page on our website includes content from a social network, such as a Twitter feed, or Facebook comments box, those services may set a cookie even where you do not click a button. As is the case for all cookies, we cannot access those set by social networks, just as those social networks cannot access cookies we set ourselves.
Our website utilizes the Conversion Tracking Pixel service of Facebook. This tool allows us to follow the actions of users after they are redirected to a provider's website by clicking on a Facebook advertisement. We are thus able to record the efficiency of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes. The collected data remain anonymous and we cannot see the personal data of any individual user, however the collected data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook is able to connect this data, such as pages visited and videos watched, with your Facebook account and the data is used for their own advertising purposes in accordance with their policy found under:https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy Please click here if you would like to revoke your permission:https://www.facebook.com/ads/website_custom_audiences/
We may analyze aggregated, de-identified data and share these analytics, including to marketing agencies, media agencies and analytics providers. We may also combine information from the Services with other information we obtain. Additionally, information collected about you from a particular browser or device may be linked to information collected from another computer or device that may relate to you.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Services: Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Services. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page:https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Under certain circumstances, Musicosinc. may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Musicosinc. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
We maintain appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to help protect the security of your Personal Data against unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Services, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and other countries and process it there.
Musicosinc. aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
Whenever made possible, you can update your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to change your Personal Data, please contact us to make the required changes.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
We rely on the following legal bases to process your information: (1) as necessary to perform any contract between you and us to provide the Services; (2) as necessary for our legitimate interests in providing the Services where those interests do not override your fundamental rights and freedoms related to data protection; and (3) with your consent.
Users that reside in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland have the right to lodge a complaint about our data collection and processing actions with the appropriate supervisory authority. You can view the contact information for data protection authorities here.
In certain circumstances, residents of the EEA or Switzerland are entitled to the following data protection rights:
You can modify your browser settings decline or accept cookies. However, in a few cases, some of our Site features may not function as designed.
If you wish to opt-out of our sharing of the limited data that is gathered when you visit our Site for purposes of targeted digital advertising, we encourage you to visit the Network Advertising Initiative, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Initiative for more information about opting out of seeing targeted digital advertisements. Similarly, you can learn about your options to opt-out of mobile app tracking by certain advertising networks through your device settings. You may also visit these websites for more information on how you can opt back in to the sharing of data. Please note that Musicosinc does not maintain this web tracking data in an identifiable manner.
Please note that opting-out of advertising networks does not mean that you will not receive advertisements while using our Sites and Services or on other websites.
We do not support Do Not Track functionality. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Services. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
The payment processors we work with are:
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites or services.
This Data Protection section applies to all users of any services owned or controlled by Musicosinc. Furthermore, this section extends to Service Providers, Contractors, Affiliates, Vendors, Affiliates, Agents, and Entities; their parent company and subsidiaries, or their respective employees, officers, directors, members, managers, shareholders, agents, vendors, licensors, licensees, contractors, customers, successors, and assigns (each referred to as “Parties” in the following paragraph). By executing any Agreement with Musicosinc., which uses any personal information, Parties agree to abide by the following paragraph. Violation of this section is cause for termination of Service or rights granted by Musicosinc. Moreover, if an agreement has been executed between Musicosinc. and a Party, violation of this section is considered a material breach.
Each party shall, at its own expense, ensure that it complies with and assists Musicosinc. to comply with the requirements of all legislation and regulatory requirements in force from time to time relating to the use of personal data, including (without limitation) (i) any data protection legislation from time to time in force in the UK including the Data Protection Act 1998 or 2018 and any successor legislation (ii) for so long as and to the extent that the law of the EU has legal effect in the UK, the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) and any other directly applicable EU regulation relating to privacy; and (iii) and any applicable U.S Data Protection Laws, not limited to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) . This clause is in addition to, and does not reduce, remove or replace, a party's obligations arising from such requirements. Parties confirm that they will not rent or sell customer lists, contact details or other data without the customers’ express prior approval. Either party may treat a breach of this clause 15 as a reason for termination of this Agreement in accordance clause 11 of this Agreement.
Furthermore, under Article 5 of GDPR both parties will comply with the following principles to ensure any personal data will be: a) Processed for limited purposes and not in any way incompatible with those purposes, b) Adequate, relevant and will not be excessive, c) Accurate Not kept for longer than necessary, d) Processed in accordance with the individual rights of any data subject, and e) Secure Not transferred to countries or other parties without adequate data protection.
Right to Know Categories of Personal Data Processed by Us
You may submit a request for the categories that we have processed about you, subject to certain exceptions. Refer to the “Your Personal Information Rights to Access, Alter, or Erase Your Personal Information” section below for information on submitting requests regarding your rights pursuant to your right to know under the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act.
Right to Know the Purpose of Processing
We allow cookies to be placed on our sites by third parties for monetary consideration for the purpose of targeted advertising by programmatic advertisers. These third parties use information from cookies, such as your geolocation and browsing behavior to serve you personalized advertisements. We do not otherwise “sell” (as defined by the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act) any personal information. We only share your personal information with others for the limited purpose of providing the Service to you. If you are a Virginia site visitor or user, then you must select the “Opt out of sale of personal data and Targeted Advertising” link available on the Service to block (opt out of) targeted advertising cookies from our Service on your device. Opting out via the link will place a strictly necessary cookie on your device to identify you in future interactions with our Service so that targeted advertising cookies are not placed during those subsequent interactions. You may contact us at email@example.com for additional information about your opt out rights. Please see the Cookie and Internet Advertising Policy for additional information about cookies on or related to Our Service and steps you can take with respect to those cookies.