Effective Date: November 18, 2008
1. Information Collection
1.1 Personally Identifiable Information.
We allow you to decide whether you wish to provide us with Personally Identifiable Information. Accordingly, we have structured our Site so that you may visit our Site, and review a range of information about bands, musicians and other materials relating to the music industry, without revealing your identity or providing any Personally Identifiable Information.
One of our goals in creating this Site, however, is to enable bands and musicians to post information about themselves and their music, including but not limited to music, graphics, photos and sounds (“ Content ”) and to enable music promoters and other music professionals to access and conduct commercial transactions with respect to such Content, including the licensing and purchasing of various rights in the Content.
In order to post any Content, perform certain transactions on the Site with respect to such Content, and in order to obtain access to certain other materials or information from our Site or portions of the Service, we ask that you become a registered user. Our registration forms will specify the information which you must provide in order to register and access and use certain features of the Site, including certain Personally Identifiable Information such as your email address, address and date of birth.
When a user becomes a [paying member] of the Site, we collect credit card billing information including mailing address, and such other information as may be requested by us from time to time.
1.2 Non Personally Identifiable Information: Aggregate Information
Information concerning our users' activities at the Site such as which pages they visit, and how long they view these pages, date and time of the visit, and information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website such as your computer's Internet Protocol address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to the Site - is Aggregate Information. This information does not identify a particular user, but does provide potentially useful data concerning our users' preferences and activities on the Site, and the effectiveness and interest of our Site's features.
We collect Aggregate Information about your use of our Site through cookies and similar Internet technologies. "Cookies" are small text files that a website can use to recognize repeat users, to facilitate the user's ongoing access to and use of the website, and to compile aggregate data to improve the website and focus advertising. Cookies work as follows: we will send a cookie to your browser that uniquely associates your computer with information stored at the Site. Your browser places the cookie in its cookies file. When you next access the Site on your computer, the Site recognizes the cookie, makes the stored information available, and adds new information based on the present visit.
1.4 Advertisers' Collection of Information
1.5 User communications
When you send email or other communications to us, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.
1.6 Other Websites
2. Our Policy Toward Children
We do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at admin[at]youlicense.com. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, we will delete such information from our files.
3. How We Use The Information that We Collect
3.1. Personally Identifiable Information
We use Personally Identifiable Information to (i) provide the Services, (ii) administer your use of the Site, the Services and your YouLicense account, (iii) personalize your experience, (iv) post your page on the Site and post other Content that you provide to us, (v) as provided below, (vi) ensure all users follow the Site's Terms and Conditions and other rules and policies, and (vii) for other purposes specific to our Site. In connection with postings you may request we make on the Site, users of our Site shall have access to such information - which may include your personally identifiable information. For example, your name, address, telephone number and/or email address may be included in your page on the Site or attached to a listing or other submission for contact purposes.
3.2 Non Personally Identifiable Information
We use Aggregate Information for the above purposes and in order to monitor and analyze the Site (such as to measure our users' interest in and use of various areas of our Site, though many users are visiting our Site, and what areas of the Site present the most interest to our users), to improve the functionality, design and quality of the Site, to prepare statistical and other summary analyses of our users' behavior and characteristics, , for the technical administration of the Site and to investigate cases of suspected abuse.
We may share Aggregate Information, and reports based on this information, with third parties unrelated to the Site including among others the general public for industry analysis, demographic profiling, other commercial purposes and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services. No such Aggregate Information that we provide to third parties will allow anyone to identify you. For example, we might report to unrelated third parties (a) the number of users of our Site; (b) the materials our users review while at our Site; or (c) the fact that "10% of our users use gmail." We may charge third parties for this information, and we may or may not limit the third parties' use of this information. We will use our reasonable best efforts to prevent third parties from attempting to make a connection between the Aggregate Information and the Personally Identifiable Information by, for example, seeking to combine it with other information.
Both Personally Identifiable Information and Non Personally Identifiable Information
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas and administrative orders), pr [to protect our or a third party's property and rights or the safety of the public or any person] [to prevent or mitigate a threat of imminent harm to you or others, as is reasonably required in our discretion]
Business Transfers. We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our assets, including among others your Personally Identifiable Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
4. How We Safeguard Information We Collect
We have put in place security systems designed to prevent unauthorized disclosure and use of your Personally Identifiable Information or private communications. These systems are structured to deter and prevent hackers and others from accessing this information. Due to the nature of Internet communications and evolving technologies, however, we cannot provide, and disclaim, assurance that such information and communications will remain free from loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties who, despite our efforts, obtain unauthorized access.
5. How to Obtain Access to Information You Have Provided, And How To Remove or Change Your Information
We make good faith efforts so all of our registered users may review, update, correct or delete the Personally Identifiable Information, if not required to be retained by law or for legitimate business reasons to the extent permitted by law. You may do so by contacting us at feedback[at]youlicense.com . Please be sure to clearly indicate your contact and data privacy preferences. We reserve the right to verify the identity of any person making an opt-out or correct/update request, but shall have no liability whatsoever resulting from false or erroneous requests. If you completely delete all such information, your account shall be deactivated. We may charge for such services, and may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes to the extent permitted by law.
In addition, we may delete any information provided by you or related to you, pursuant to our policies as then in effect.
6. International Processing or Transfer
Your information may be processed or transferred outside of your state, where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.
7. Contacting Us
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