Here at Your Guitar Brain (“YourGuitarBrain”, “we” or “us”) your privacy and security is important to us and we are committed to protecting it. We want you to feel assured and confident that we keep any collected personal information private, confidential and secure.
This privacy statement explains when and why we collect personal information such as your name and e-mail address, how we use it, and how we keep it secure.
Data security and how we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, disclosure or destruction of your personal information including username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
How we use collected information
Your Guitar Brain may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve our site and your user experience. We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
- To send periodic emails if you opt-in to our mailing list. Emails will never be spam - we only send relevant related service or product information, updates, offers etc.
We include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email if you decide at anytime you wish to unsubscribe from Your Guitar Brain.
When you visit the Site, using Google Analytics we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, location, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. This enables us to provide you with relevant posts and enhance your user experience.
Google Analytics data is anonymised to comply with GDPR regulations, and means we don’t even know your IP address, just basic information about your browsing behaviour e.g. the number of pages you view and how long is spent on the blog.
A cookie is a small file that is stored on your own computer (not our servers) and does not identify you personally. The cookie is sent to your computer, mobile phone or tablet device by the web server so the website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the website to enhance your user experience.
1. Essential and Functional Cookies
2. Analytical Performance and Measurement Cookies
3. Targeting and Behavioural Advertising Cookies
If you'd like to opt out of cookies, it is possible to at any time, however you should be aware that you might lose some features and functionality of the website if you do so. Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies.
Third Party Affiliate Links
Your Guitar Brain includes links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications in order to provide you with additional useful information and services. We do not control these third-party websites and, when you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
We may monetise some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programmes at no extra cost to you. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these websites or for third party advertisers, nor for the way in which they use information they collect about you.
Your Guitar Brain is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.ca.
Email marketing messages & subscription
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. Our EMS provider is Mailchimp.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. You are free to unsubscribe or manage your preferences at any time.
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
You have a right to ask us if we have your personal information. If we do, you have a right to know why we have it, what information we use, if we share it with others, and how long we keep it.
As already stated, we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties. We respect your security and privacy.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, or your dealings with our website, please contact us here: firstname.lastname@example.org