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Privacy Policy

Effective January 12, 2017

 

I am committed to respecting the privacy rights of my visitors and users of this website (“site.”) This privacy policy has been devised to give you confidence as you visit and use my site, and to demonstrate my commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy. Please review my privacy policy for an understanding of how I collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with my website. ​

Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

  1. I collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from you only if you register/subscribe to my site, enter information on my site, or contact me. This  PII may include:

    1. Your name

    2. Your email address

    3. Message details you send with inquiries

  2. Click here and message me to modify your PII or to be removed from my subscriber data base.

  3. I may use the information I collect from you when you subscribe register, sign up for a newsletter, respond to a survey, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

    1. to personalize your experience and to allow me to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

    2. to improve my website in order to better serve you.

    3. to send periodic emails or notifications regarding my new video releases, new music releases, or exciting tour information.

    4. to follow up with you after correspondence  via live chat, email, postal mail, or telephone.

  4. I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

  5. This site has reasonable security measures in place as protocols to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information I obtain from you. But I make no assurances about my ability to prevent any such loss or misuse to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse or alteration. Because I only provide articles and information and never ask for your credit card numbers, I do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards, nor do I have an SSL certificate.

  6. In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices, should a data breach occur, I will notify you via email within 7 business days.

 

Modifications and Updates

  1. Modifications and updates may be made to our Privacy Policy and will appear on our Privacy Policy Page. The date of modification or update will be noted in the Effective Date at the top of the page.

 

Third Party Websites and Online Platforms

  1. This site contains links to and interfaces with third party websites and online platforms. These websites and online platforms have established their own terms of use and privacy policies. You are encouraged to read those documents as I have no control over their provisions and said documents may differ greatly from my terms and privacy policy. Third party websites and online platforms include:

    1. YouTube

    2. Facebook

    3. Twitter

    4. Instagram

    5. iTunes

  2. Third parties may be able to acquire and track your personally identifiable information through my website. Google and other sites listed below can track you through this site as I use their services for social media and infrastructure purposes. Google participates in the NIA opt out program. To opt out, click here and you will no longer be tracked by Google and Google properties such as Google Plus. You can use programs such as Privacy Badger to further control the collection of your PII online.

  3. Google

    1. Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.

    2. I  use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

    3. Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

    4. I have implemented the following:

      1.  Remarketing with Google AdSense

      2. Google Display Network Impression Reporting

      3.  Demographics and Interests Reporting

      4.  DoubleClick Platform Integration

  4. Users can set preferences for how Google advertises using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

 

Cookies

  1. Cookies may be used on my website through third-party vendors such as Google, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or iTunes to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

  2. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled, which may make your site experience less efficient and some features may not function properly.

 

Do Not Track

  1. I do not currently honor “do not track” signals issued by browsers or other third party sources.

 

California Eraser Law and Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

  1. I comply with the California Eraser Law. If you are a minor and wish to have any content you’ve posted on the site to be removed, please contact me using the Contact link at the footer of my website to make the request. Please note that removal of this content from the site does not mean that it will be removed from the web as search engines, archive websites and other platforms may have copied the content in question.

  2. When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

 

California Online Privacy Protection Act

  1. CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. - See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

  2. According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

    1. Users can visit my site anonymously.

    2. Once this privacy policy is created, I will add a link to it on our home page.

    3. My Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can easily be found on the page specified above.

 

Contact

  1. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or my practices relate to this website or blog, click here to send me a message.