2. What we collect
We may collect various information when you register on MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM. The information you provide to us via online registration is used to provide you with access via your chosen user name and password to the website, to set up a personal profile, to sign up to receive information, e.g. newsletters, etc., and to enable Users to post messages and otherwise communicate and interact with other Users. In this respect we may collect the following personal information:
• contact information, incl. email address;
• date of birth;
• specific demographic information, e.g. postcode, preferences and interests;
• other information relevant for transactions, customer surveys and/or offers;
• in case of Premium Accounts or in case of any financial transaction through MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM we may also collect payment information and such other information in connection therewith, as may be requested by us from time to time.
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a useful and customised service according to your interests. You decide which personal information you provide to us. We do not knowingly collect other personal information of Users that has not been previously submitted and disclosed by Users at their free choice.
3. What we do with the information we gather
We require the above information to understand your needs and provide you with our services. Therefore you agree that we may use your information provided in particular for the following reasons:
• internal record keeping;
• improvement of our products and services, and provision of services and customer support;
• promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we may periodically send you and you may find interesting;
• investigation of fraud and infringements of our Terms and Conditions;
• comparison of information for accuracy, and verification with third parties;
• market research purposes, or notifications about service updates and promotional offers.
We will not sell, lease, or otherwise distribute your personal information without permission or unless we are required by law to do so. We reserve the right to disclose personal information if required by law, or if we reasonably believe disclosure is necessary to establish or exercise legal rights, or in situations involving potential threats to physical safety. We may also use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if permitted by you. We may save and use such personally-identifiable data for internal promotion or marketing activities, for providing more relevant promotion, or for otherwise optimising MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM. This information may be forwarded to third parties in non-personally-identifiably form only. We do not provide your personal identifying information to third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.
In general, non-personally-identifiable information will be saved in protocols. Such non-personally-identifiable data is used to manage and improve the website services, and to provide more relevant services and advertisements to Users, and may be forwarded to third parties for these purposes. Personal information can only be collected if submitted by Users of the website at their free choice. The User acknowledges and agrees that we may use non-personally-identifiable data for purposes of marketing or advertising, etc.
We have implemented a variety of measures to protect against unauthorised access to and unlawful interception or processing of personally-identifiable information that we store and control. However, no website or platform can completely prevent or eliminate security risks. Therefore please be aware that we cannot warrant that third parties may not be able to circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access transmissions, communications or other interactions.
4. Controlling your personal information
MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM enables Users to share (personal) information, digital files and other Content in order to communicate, network, trade, or otherwise interact with each other. You may choose to disclose information about yourself in the course of contributing Content to MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM (e.g. on message boards, profiles for public view, etc.). Information so disclosed is public information and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality there.
You should be aware that any personally identifiable information submitted in the course of such public activities may be read, collected, or used by other Users and visitors of the website, and you should be aware that it may be viewed, collected, copied and/or used by others without your consent (e.g. to send unsolicited messages, etc.). We therefore encourage you to evaluate the privacy and security policies of respective other Users before disclosing any data and Content to them. We are neither responsible for such public information nor for Content submitted by you or third parties. Please see our Terms and Conditions for further guidelines about posting Content on MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information as follows:
• whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, please look for the box that enables you to indicate that you do not want information to be used for direct marketing purposes;
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your settings at any time by sending a notification to email@example.com.
To the extent possible and permitted by law, you are advised to store all Content you may require for personal purposes by yourself. MUSIC.INSTANTLICENSING.COM is under no circumstances liable for any loss of Content or other data or information posted by Users on the website.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website and services.
6. Links to other websites / third parties
7. Google Analytics
You may not use the PayPal service for activities that:
violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation
relate to sales of (a) narcotics, steroids, certain controlled substances or other products that present a risk to consumer safety, (b) drug paraphernalia, (c) items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity, (d) items that promote hate, violence, racial intolerance, or the financial exploitation of a crime, (e) items that are considered obscene, (f) items that infringe or violate any copyright, trademark, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right under the laws of any jurisdiction, (g) certain sexually oriented materials or services, or (h) ammunition, firearms, or certain firearm parts or accessories, or (i) ,certain weapons or knives regulated under applicable law
relate to transactions that (a) show the personal information of third parties in violation of applicable law, (b) support pyramid or ponzi schemes, matrix programs, other “get rich quick” schemes or certain multi-level marketing programs, (c) are associated with purchases of real property, annuities or lottery contracts, lay-away systems, off-shore banking or transactions to finance or refinance debts funded by a credit card, (d) are for the sale of certain items before the seller has control or possession of the item, (e) are by payment processors to collect payments on behalf of merchants, (f), are associated with the following Money Service Business activities: the sale of traveler’s checks or money orders, currency exchanges or check cashing,or (g) provide certain credit repair or debt settlement services
- involve the sales of products or services identified by government agencies to have a high likelihood of being fraudulent
- violate applicable laws or industry regulations regarding the sale of (a) tobacco products, or (b) prescription drugs and devices
involve gambling, gaming and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize, including, but not limited to casino games, sports betting, horse or greyhound racing, lottery tickets, other ventures that facilitate gambling, games of skill (whether or not it is legally defined as a lottery) and sweepstakes unless the operator has obtained prior approval from PayPal and the operator and customers are located exclusively in jurisdictions where such activities are permitted by law.
10. Final provisions
Instant Music Licensing GmbH
Deutschland / Germany