1.0 Our core beliefs
- User privacy and data protection are human rights
- We collect data to help us provide the highest level of customer experience
- We loathe spam as much as you do!
- We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information
2.0 Personal data we collect
We are committed to protecting the privacy of all our customers and visitors to our website.
We collect data directly in order to provide better product offerings and customer service.
The type of data collected varies depending on your engagement with PlayableMusic.
All the data we may collect through our forms are detailed in sections 2.2.
We also use third party components on our website which have their own privacy policies.
They will be detailed in section 6.0.
2.1 Site visitation tracking
This site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We primarily use this data to determine the number of people using our site and to establish which pages are the most popular.
This is to better understand how users find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.
Information we collect via GA includes the use of Demographics and Interest reporting.
We use this data to better understand our website users and enables us to develop interesting content more relevant to all visitors.
Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of the information we collect personally identifies you to us.
Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.
You can also visit Google Analytics currently available opt-outs for the web.
We consider Google to be a third-party data processor (see section 6.0 for more details).
All data collected by Google analytics for this site, is stored for 38 months.
2.2 Contact forms
The submission of a webform via the ‘Contact’ page, results in the information being emailed to us via the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and stored in our database (see section 3.0).
Our SMTP servers are protected by SSL/TLS meaning email content is encrypted before sending and decrypted by our local computers and devices when it is received.
We collect this data to allow for a quick and relevant response to any specific query.
The information provided through the contact webform is always processed and stored. If you do not want this, send us a regular email or contact us through our social media channels instead.
3.0 How we store your personal data
All completed webforms detailed in section 2, will be stored within this website’s database.
Details of how long data is stored is detailed in section 3.1.
Data is only stored on this website.
3.1 How long we store data
3.2 What data we collect
- Email address
- Name and country
- Description of your reason to contact us
- IP address for spam protection
Depending on the webform completed, some or all of the above information will be collected.
4.0 Email communications
As we value our customer relationships we aim to send only relevant promotional emails with product news, special offers, helpful tips, competitions and events.
Or relevant requested emails like support confirmation and replies.
You have the right to opt out of receiving promotional communications at any time by:
- Using the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of all our emails
- Contacting us via: support at playablemusic.com
- Replying the email with an unsubscribe request
The personal data we collect is used for internal purposes ONLY.
We will never pass on or sell any customer data to third party organisations.
5.0 Your Rights
If you provide personal data through any of the forms on our website (Product Registration, Contact Us or Ask a Question), this is done on an entirely voluntary basis.
In line with current regulations, you have the following rights which can be exercised at any time.
5.1 The right of Access
Individuals have the right to be provided and review all the personal data we hold at any time.
This request can be made verbally, or by contacting us via support at playablemusic.com.
5.2 The right to rectification
Individuals have the right to have inaccurate personal data rectified or completed if it is incomplete. This is only applicable in certain situations.
5.3 The right to erasure
The right to erasure is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. Individuals have the right for personal data to be erased from our records. To exercise this right, contact support at playablemusic.com for more information.
5.4 The right to restrict processing
Individuals have the right to request the restriction or suppression of your personal data. This is not an absolute right and only applies in certain circumstances. Should this right be exercised, we would be permitted to store personal data, but not use it.
5.5 The right to data portability
The right to data portability allows individuals to obtain and reuse their personal data for their own purposes across different services. This allows individuals to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without affecting its usability.
5.6 The right to object
Individuals have the right to object to the processing of their personal data in certain circumstances. Individuals have an absolute right to stop their data being used for direct marketing.
5.7 The right to object
Individuals have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) that produces legal effects concerning you.
6.0 Our third-party data processors
We use a number of third party software components to provide services on our site.
These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation.
For more information, the links to their privacy policies are detailed below.
7.0 Keeping your data safe
This website is hosted on servers located 100% in Europe (Germany) with direct connections to AMS-IX and NL-IX.
Some of the more notable security features are as follows:
- The data centers meet the highest standards of safety, independently confirmed by the German Technical Inspection Association (TUV) according to ISO standard 27001.
- Steel-reinforced walls and fully air-conditioned rooms which provide safety from gas, water, and fire.
- 24-hour surveillance by highly qualified specialists
- Interruption-free power supply due to emergency diesel generators and plumb gel batteries
- All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.
- A firewall protects our server against attacks and unauthorised access.
We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes.
Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.
Created on: November 10th, 2020
Last Updated: November 10th, 2020