LICENCE TERMS AND CONDITIONS – APPLICABLE WORLDWIDE EXCEPT WHERE WE PUBLISH SPECIFIC TERRITORIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These terms and conditions (“Terms“) set out important information regarding the rights, obligations and the restrictions that may apply to you as a user (“User“) when you access our website at http://www.musixmatch.com (“Website“) and/or access, use or download MusiXmatch digital application (“Application“) and any services offered in conjunction with musiXmatch digital application (“Services“) as they are made available on various digital media devices, such as PDAs, cell phones, handheld devices or PCs, (“Devices“), and networks, such as those of mobile operators, internet service providers or cable operators (“Networks“). The Application is a digital application that facilitates the use of Services, which generally consist of [a music lyrics recognition service that provides song lyrics, artist identification and other detailed meta data about the artist] and access to related third party applications (“Third Party Applications“) and websites (“Third Party Sites“) that can be used in conjunction with the Application and/or Services (for example, e-commerce providers, social networking sites, information and access feature providers). The Website, Application and the associated Services, where not specifically provided otherwise, are supplied by MusiXmatch s.p.a (“we“, “us” and “our” as appropriate). We are a limited company incorporated in Italy. Our registered office is at: Via del Timavo 34, Milan, Italy our email: is email@example.com VAT number: 03004641209.
These Terms may be accessed via the Application directly from your Device or on our Website at http://www.musixmatch.com.
Any translations of these Terms are provided as a courtesy to you and the definitive text of these Terms is the English (UK) version.
If you wish to use our Website, the Application and/or the Services (collectively referred to as “musiXmatch“) you must agree to be bound by these Terms, as set out below, and all and any applicable laws regarding your use of musiXmatch. You must also pay any charges for the Services which may be applicable.
IF ANY OF THESE TERMS ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU OR IN THE EVENT THAT ANY FUTURE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS ARE UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, DO NOT USE MUSIXMATCH. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF MUSIXMATCH (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DOWNLOADING OF THE APPLICATION OR ANY APPLICATION UPGRADES AND/OR USE OF THE SERVICES) NOW, OR FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF NOTICE OF ANY CHANGES IN THESE TERMS, WILL BE DEEMED ACCEPTANCE BY YOU OF THESE TERMS AND ANY SUCH CHANGES, OR MODIFICATIONS. YOU AGREE TO USE MUSIXMATCH ONLY FOR PURPOSES THAT ARE LEGAL, PROPER AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS AND ANY LOCAL BINDING POLICIES OR GUIDELINES.
IMPORTANT: BY DOING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ACTS YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS:
DOWNLOADING THE APPLICATION OR AN UPGRADE TO THE APPLICATION OFFERED FROM TIME TO TIME; OR
USING MUSIXMATCH ON YOUR DEVICE.
1) In the event that you are or become a paying customer of any part of the Application and/or Services or any other product part of musiXmatch offering, we will provide to you relevant information regarding price, delivery procedure and cancellation options on a case by case basis, before completing the payment for your purchase. Any purchase will be effective upon the processing of your payment.
2) Once you start using musiXmatch, you hereby agree to waive any right to a limited period in which you could revoke your purchase or claim a refund upon cancellation of your purchase (also known as a cooling off period) (if any) available to you under any applicable e-commerce regulations or consumer protection laws. In the event a waiver of these rights is prohibited under the law, this cooling off period shall be limited to 7 days.
3) Each time you attempt to interact with musiXmatch, such as when you request lyrics for a music track for example, you will send data for which your Network will charge at your usual data rates.
4) Unless otherwise specifically provided by us, our licence to you under these Terms is personal to you and allows you to access and use the Application and the Services only on the Device on which the software was first installed. The licence is not transferrable to another person or another Device without our agreement, which will only be given in exceptional circumstances, or if otherwise expressly provided in these Terms.
5) Certain versions of the Application are distributed in a form that limits the availability of some of the Services that can be accessed from that version and/or some of the Service features. Such an instance is when the Application imposes a limit on the number of lyric requests that can be made in any period. Details on Services and feature set and any limitations on use for your version of the Application are accessible via the Application from your Device and/or from the source where you originally obtained the Application.
PROTECTION OF MINORS
To use MusiXmatch you must be aged 13 or older. Additionally, if you are under 18, you must get the permission of your parent or guardian and the person who pays your mobile phone bills (if different) and get them to agree to these Terms on your behalf before you use MusiXmatch and before you provide any personal information to us. Also, to use some of the Services you may be asked to register with us and provide certain personal details. See the section on privacy below regarding what we do with this information.
You represent and warrant that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms and have obtained all necessary third-party consents, licences and permissions necessary to enter into and fully perform your obligations under these Terms. In the event you are reading these terms to provide permission to a minor to use MusiXmatch, you also represent and warrant that you have the full authority to act on behalf of the service user and that you are either more than 18 years of age and contracting for yourself or are the parent or guardian of the person who will use the Services and are entering into this contract to cover their usage. In any case, you affirm that you are, or the person who will use MusiXmatch (where you are the parent or guardian of that person) is, over the age of 13, as the Services are not intended for children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use MusiXmatch. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 13 then please do not let that person use MusiXmatch. Your access to the Services may be deleted or blocked without warning if it is found that you are misrepresenting your age or the age of the person using MusiXmatch. In this case your membership account and all related data may also be deleted without warning. Your access to the Services is solely for your personal use, and you must not authorize others to use your account.]
Even where there is no limit imposed in the Application on the amount of use that can be made, you nevertheless, agree to use the Services fairly.
We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of musiXmatch at any time, including the availability of any feature, database and/or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without liability. Such changes will be notified with reasonable notice, where they are material and where practicable, and you will have the opportunity to terminate the service should you not accept the new Terms. Where these changes or suspensions would amount to a complete termination of the Services you may be entitled to a refund of the reasonable part of any charges paid by you.
Continued use of the Application and/or Services may require a download of new releases of software with different functionality and that may have different licence terms.
You agree not to misuse musiXmatch and, in particular, you agree that you will not: (i) post or distribute any offensive, obscene or otherwise inappropriate material which may cause offence to others on grounds of race, religion, ethnicity or sex; (ii) post or distribute any material that is unlawful or which threatens or encourages illegal activities or which harms the rights of others; (iii) post or distribute material which is not your own; (iv) post or distribute any material which infringes the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of any other party; (v) post or distribute any unsolicited advertising material, ‘junk mail’, ‘spam’, ‘chain letters’, or ‘pyramid schemes’; (vi) defame, harass or stalk others or encourage such behaviour; (vii) harm, or attempt to harm, any person in any way; (viii) impersonate any person or entity or create a false or misleading identity; (ix) access, or attempt to access, the accounts of others; (x) breach, or attempt to breach, our security measures, or penetrate or attempt to penetrate our computer software, hardware, electronic communication system, or telecommunications systems; (xi) collect, attempt to collect, or use other members’ personal information; (xii) engage in any activity which adversely affects the ability of other people or systems to use musiXmatch or the internet generally; (xiii) cause any nuisance or cause the operation of musiXmatch to be jeopardised or impaired; (xiv) post or distribute any material that contains any form of software virus or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (xv) modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of musiXmatch or its contents, or use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the Website and/or Application, save only to the extent permitted by applicable law; or (xvi) use musiXmatch for any improper, unlawful or immoral purpose.
LOCATION BASED SERVICES
Where we collect location-based information, we will generally do it on an anonymised basis for the improvement of our Application or Services. You consent to our use of anonymised location based services information collected from you.
Where we collect location-based information that is personally identifiable we will give you options to manage your disclosure of this information within our Application or on your Device. Depending on your version of MusiXmatch and the functionalities available on your Device you may benefit from advanced options to manage the disclosure of location-based information.
Where this technology is used in conjunction with any Third Party Applications or Sites further information on usage policies and options management shall be available from such third parties. It is your responsibility to find, read and understand the usage policies of these services, get fully familiar with all the available disclosure options and manage these in a way that fits your purposes.
As a separate issue, you may receive contextual advertising from us. Please see the Section on ADVERTISING
THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES
MusiXmatch may enable you to use functionalities of Third Party Applications and/or to link to Third Party Sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Content, products and services that are part of any Third Party Applications and/or Sites to which we may connect (including but not limited to, social networking sites, sites on which you can view content and from which you can make purchases, or record a geographic location that you find yourself in are subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant application and/or website. We have no control over and are not responsible or liable for any matters relating to your dealings with such third parties.
USER GENERATED CONTENT
We respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask our Users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied or used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our copyright agent with the following information (“Notice“): (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed; (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf. Any Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement must be sent to us at:
info @ musixmatch.com
Please note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying us and our affiliates that (a) your copyrighted material has been infringed, (b) you have noticed any defamatory content published via MusiXmatch or (c) your personal privacy or that of your family has been violated in a manner that contravenes applicable local laws.
Please choose carefully the words, information, content, messages, text, files, images, photos, sounds, profiles, works of authorship or any other materials you post, upload, link to, publish or display on our Website and/or through the use of Services and any such content that you provide or make available to other Users through the Website (collectively, “User Content“). You are responsible for all User Content, as set forth below.
You retain ownership of User Content. By sharing User Content via MusiXmatch (and any Third Party Application and/or Sites), you grant to us during the entire period of protection of your intellectual property rights associated with such content and material, a world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive licence to use, copy, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, translate, reproduce, transmit or distribute, or an equivalent right to use, the User Content via MusiXmatch (and any other Third Party Applications and/or Sites). We require such a licence in order to provide certain functionality within MusiXmatch (and any Third Party Applications and/or Sites). This licence will terminate at the time the relevant User Content is removed from MusiXmatch. You will have the option to remove your User Content from MusiXmatch at any time, except in limited circumstances where you contribute User Content to a general section of the Website (such as album reviews) or to a third party profile, in which case you will not have the option to remove it.
By sharing User Content within MusiXmatch (and any Third Party Application and/or Sites) you warrant that you own all rights in and to the User Content shared by you and that you are not breaching any other party’s rights to privacy, publicity rights, copyrights or contractual rights.
Please note that we cannot accept any User Content containing any music, save where expressly permitted by us.
Information or User Content provided by other Users may contain inaccurate, inappropriate or offensive material, products or services, and we assume no responsibility or liability for this material. User Content must not be illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, violate any confidentiality agreement or other contract or be otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and must not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any User Content. We have the right but not the obligation to refuse to post, remove or edit any posting or submission User Content. We do not actively monitor User Content and take no responsibility and assume no liability for any User Content.
By submitting the User Content to us, you grant us and our affiliates the right to use the username that you submit in connection with such User Content. You grant to us a revocable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and licence, or another equivalent right to use, all the trademarks, service marks, trade dress, artwork, names, likenesses and biographical material associated with the User Content, your username, or your account in connection with your use of and our operation of MusiXmatch. You are solely responsible for any necessary payments that may become due to any third parties as the result of your posting of or linking to the User Content and our use thereof on the Website.
The following is a partial list of the kind of User Content that is illegal or prohibited on MusiXmatch. We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending User Content from the Website or Services and terminating the access to MusiXmatch of such violators. Prohibited User Content includes content that: (i) is obscene, patently offensive, or promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (ii) harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (iii) involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”; (iv) consists of information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous; (v) consists of an illegal or unauthorized copy of a copyrighted work, such as sound recordings, musical compositions and videos in which you do not personally own the copyright or otherwise do not have the necessary authority from the copyright owner(s); (vi) computer programs or links to them or providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or infringing materials; (vii) contains restricted or password-only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page); (viii) provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 or solicits personal information from anyone under 18; (ix) provides instructional information about illegal activities; (x) solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users; (xi) involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes; (xii) violates anyone’s right of privacy; or (xiii) uses any unfair, misleading or deceptive content intended to draw traffic to the profile.]
We reserve the right to deliver advertising to you in conjunction with your use of MusiXmatch and utilise the processor bandwidth and storage hardware on your Device for this purpose.
Advertising may be contextual, that is it may be sent to you based on your current location or use of MusiXmatch. Any opt out that you send us in relation to direct marketing communications does not apply to such advertising. In addition, you may receive advertising and promotional information or offers if you respond to a MusiXmatch prompt on radio or television or in audiovisual or interactive media.
AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES
We will do our best to offer you a smooth service, but we give no guarantees that MusiXmatch will be fault free or that the Services will be uninterrupted. If a fault does occur, please report it to Customer Services and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.
We will occasionally restrict your access to the Website or to the Services to carry out repairs, maintenance or to introduce new functionality or services and we will endeavour to keep disruption to a minimum.
New Services are subject to a period of testing. This means that a new Service may not perform with complete functionality, may be undergoing testing, may be inconsistently available, may have software “bugs” being fixed by us and may have other issues affecting availability and functionality.
LEGAL PROTECTION AND LIMITATIONS
You acknowledge that MusiXmatch (and any other applications) licensed by us to you are our property. You are granted a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable (without the right to sublicense) licence to use MusiXmatch or any Third Party Application for the purpose of accessing and using the Services. You agree not to disassemble, de-compile, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to gain access to the source code of the Application or Services or any Third Party Application. You will not copy any part of MusiXmatch or any Third Party Applications and/or Sites or make commercial use of, rent, lease, loan, sell, publish, license, sublicense, distribute, assign or otherwise transfer any part of MusiXmatch to any person.
You agree to not use MusiXmatch to: (i) interfere with, manipulate, or take any actions that may undermine the integrity of any rating system used on the Services; (ii) interfere with or disrupt MusiXmatch or servers or networks, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to these; (iii) collect or store personal data about other Users of MusiXmatch; or (iv) harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any other User without their prior explicit consent.
You will not alter, destroy, obscure, or otherwise remove any copyright or proprietary notices or labels on or embedded within any part of MusiXmatch and/or any Third Party Applications.
You agree to not use MusiXmatch or export any portion of it in violation of U.S. export regulations.
You represent and warrant that you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country and you are not listed on any U.S. list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Any content provided by us as part of MusiXmatch, including but not limited to ringtones, lyrics, artist information and downloads contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary rights belonging to us and our licensors. All right, title and interest in and to such content vests in us and our licensors. You are granted a limited, revocable, non-exclusive licence to display that content as part of the Services solely for your personal use. Except as expressly authorized by us, you may not copy, modify, translate, reproduce, distribute, publish, broadcast, perform, display, sell, assign, lease or sub-license that content, in whole or in part.
YOUR USE OF MUSIXMATCH IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. MUSIXMATCH IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE AND LANDMARK EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND STATUTORY REMEDIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE AND LANDMARK MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) MUSIXMATCH WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) DELIVERY OF ANY PORTION OF MUSIXMATCH WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF MUSIXMATCH WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED, (vi) ANY PORTION OF MUSIXMATCH OR ANY OTHER APPLICATION PROVIDED BY US OR LANDMARK WILL BE OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FAULT OR VIRUS FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED OR SATISFY ANY CONDITIONS OF QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR PURPOSE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH OR FROM THE MUSIXMATCH SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.
By using MusiXmatch, you acknowledge that you will have no recourse against Landmark.
Under no circumstances will we or our subsidiaries, and affiliates, suppliers and their respective owners, officers, manager, members, agents and employees, be liable to you for loss of profits, business interruptions, loss of business information, loss of business, opportunity or other pecuniary loss, loss of data or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages or losses, whether based in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with use of, or inability to use MusiXmatch (and any other applications) which we license to you, any content delivered to you or MusiXmatch, whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or loss. In any event, our liability to you shall be limited to typical and foreseeable damage and shall not exceed the fees paid by you for a 3 month period or the maximum amount of (Euro 15), whichever is higher.
Some jurisdictions (countries, provinces, states) absolutely prohibit some limitations on liability, disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of direct or consequential damages. In such cases only the above disclaimers, limitations or exclusions may not apply to you to their full extent.
You hereby indemnify and hold harmless, and upon our request, defend, us, our affiliates (and their respective directors, officers and employees) from and against any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of any claim, action, or proceeding brought by a third party based on a breach of any warranty, representation, covenant or obligation by you under these Terms. You will reimburse us and our affiliates on demand for any actual payments made in resolution of any liability or claim that is subject to indemnification under this Section, provided that we attempt to obtain your written consent prior to making such payments, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned. We shall promptly notify you of any such claim, and you shall assume control of the defence of such claim upon our request. We shall have the right, at your expense, to participate in the defence thereof under your direction.
Nothing in these Terms shall be construed so as to exclude or limit our liability or that of any third party for death or personal injury as a result of negligence.
Nothing in these Terms affects any mandatory statutory rights that you may have as a consumer, except to the extent permitted by law.
We will endeavour to comply with mandatory local regulations of public policy and consumer protection, but disclaim all and any liability, apart from the liability assumed within these Terms, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
These Terms are not intended to give rights to anyone except you and us, unless otherwise expressly indicated by us within these Terms. We may assign our rights and obligation under these Terms without your prior consent to any new provider of MusiXmatch.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then the provision will be deleted. Any such deletion will not affect the validity and enforceability of any of the other provisions of these Terms.
You may at any time unsubscribe or cancel your MusiXmatch account, subscription or any other relationship with MusiXmatch which is being governed by these Terms via the cancellation method notified to you at sign up. Please note, however, that MusiXmatch will not make any refunds, except in exceptional circumstances involving material breach on our part, and you will remain liable for payment of any part of MusiXmatch Services that you have already used or previously committed to.
We may at any time terminate your account or prevent you from gaining access to MusiXmatch. If we terminate your account, we may immediately delete all the files and information on your profile and prevent you accessing your profile. We will use reasonable efforts to give you notice of termination or suspension of access to MusiXmatch, but this may not always be possible. We will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination or for any permanent or temporary suspension of any of the Website, Application or Services. In the event you are a paying customer and our Services to you are terminated you may be entitled to a refund of the reasonable part of any charges paid by you.
We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any failure, suspension and/or termination of access to MusiXmatch in connection with or arising out of a force majeure event including, without limitation, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes, nuclear accident or acts of God, war or terrorist activity, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or government order, rule regulation or direction, accident or breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers, and where they are beyond our reasonable control, any other acts, events, omissions or accidents. We may provide you with notices regarding MusiXmatch or these Terms by post to any address you have given us, by email, by SMS message or by postings to the Website.
These Terms and the relationship between you and us and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms or their subject matter or formulation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales. You and we agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
We may amend these Terms at any time by posting the amended terms on our Website and/or by amending the Terms as they are accessed from the Application on your Device. It is your responsibility to review these Terms from time to time to check if they have been amended. The effective date of each new version the Terms will be included at the top of the Terms page. If you continue to use the Application and/or Services or you download any content or upgrade any of the Services after we have posted any amended terms that will demonstrate that you accept our updated Terms. Should you not accept these amendments, you may terminate the Services.
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Legislative Decree of 30 June 2003 No. 196 (the Code concerning the protection of personal data) (the “Code”), the data controller is MusiXmatch S.P.A of Via del Timavo 34, 20100 Milano
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1) Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website or through the Application. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to the Services, using MusiXmatch, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
2) If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
3) Details of transactions you carry out through our site or the Application and of the fulfillment of your orders.
4) Details of your visits to our site, uses of the Services, Application and of MusiXmatch including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
Subject to receiving your prior consent, we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system, the referring URL, if any, and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us:
1) To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
2) To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our site according to your individual interests.
3) To speed up your searches.
4) To recognize you when you return to use and access MusiXmatch.
You will need to either accept or reject cookies when you log into our site. However, if you reject cookies you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to us; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
1) To ensure that content from MusiXmatch is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
2) To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
3) To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
4) To allow you to participate in interactive features of MusiXmatch, when you choose to do so.
5) To notify you about changes to MusiXmatch.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
1) In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
2) If MusiXmatch S.P.A or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
MusiXmatch may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Code gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Code. Please contact Mr Massimo Ciociola whose details are listed in the Contacts Section below if you wish to receive a copy of the information held about you. There may be a small administrative charge for providing the information to you.
We will not process any personal data without your prior consent to be given by checking a box on the www.musiXmatch.com Website or in the Application. In the absence of such consent you will not be able to register as a user of the services on the website.
Effective [August 2011]
Last Update April 2012